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    Dowans Hotel

    Dowans Road, Aberlour AB38 9LS, Scotland
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    We steed over for our wedding anniversary in the macallan suite. All I can say is The Dowans is an incredible hotel, amazing food, whisky, drinks and most of all hospitality. If you are looking for some where that goes the extra mile, definitely look...More

    Thank ricmcw
    Reviewed 21 July 2017

    This is a wonderful hotel that blends modern/high end style with 100+ year old architecture. If you can afford it, staying in a higher-end room means they give you a carafe with whisky that corresponds to the name of your room (the rooms are named...More

    Thank 389tonyn
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    We stayed at the Dowans while on a trip through Scotland and I can't say enough good things about this place. Everyone that worked there was fantastic, the rooms were really well appointed, and the restaurant and bar were top notch. If you're looking for...More

    Thank NYCSteve73
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    We arrived early afternoon on Saturday and were very warmly greeted. We stayed in the Cardhu room which was quite small, but beautifully decorated with a good bathroom. The bed was exceptionally comfortable and very warm. We enjoyed an excellent evening meal and then tucked...More

    Thank PRayment
    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    Service not very friendly. Not the best value for money could be better. For the price it could be more exciting - found it to be very basic! Also, not a great deal on offer! Expected better for a hotel of this class!

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$201 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Moray >
    • Aberlour
    • Also Known As
    • Dowans Hotel Aberlour
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    Aed66
    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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