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    Dowans Hotel

    Dowans Road, Aberlour AB38 9LS, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent75%
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    • Average7%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 May 2016

    Good quality hotel with excellent service right in the middle of Speyside whiskey region. The hotel is very scenic and "in character" of a manor house. It is small and personable. The restaurant served good solid dinners and breakfasts.

    Thank alexanderblakeman
    Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

    Only stayed here for one night but from start to finish the whole experience was excellent. Fantastic location next to the River Spey. Comfortable room and very friendly staff. Great place to stay. Dinner was a bit average but breakfast was perfectly cooked. Take a...More

    Thank Turbinetraveller
    Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

    Had a great holiday with friends. The hotel is smart, clean and the decor is refined. The location is superb for whisky tours and activities in the Speyside area. The staff are friendly and were totally accommodating allowing for every need and whim. Highly recommended

    Thank Hillel D
    Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

    The complete renovation of this hotel has been in progress for around 3 years and is now about 90% done...what a transformation has taken place in that period of time. The hotel is in a beautiful location on the outskirts of the wonderful Highland village...More

    Thank dgdavis1
    Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

    In the sleepy town of Aberlour, this hotel is a true gem!! So beautiful, modern, and hip! We were absolutely surprised. Beautiful views from the rooms and from dining areas. The family who owns this is very friendly as well. I would highly recommend this...More

    Thank Adriana G
    Response from MurrayFamilyDowans, Owner at Dowans HotelResponded 7 May 2016

    It was a pleasure meeting you both and we hope that it is not the last time that we see you on Speyside! We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip around Scotland. The Murrays

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    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$200 - US$321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    Nearby Attractions
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    6 April 2017|
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    Response from MurrayFamilyDowans | Property representative |
    Hi there, I'm afraid that we do not have any rods to offer, however, there are rods through the village tackle shop which are available for hire. Additionally, we have contacts at several beats down the river who may have... More
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    "All rooms are beautifully appointed with views across the valley or the hotel garden."
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    "Ask about accessibility - the house is old, and many of the rooms are several twisty floors up."
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    "Book dinner in advance to avoid disappointment"
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    "The executive and junior suites were gorgeous and quite large. The junior suite had excellent views."
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