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    Dowans Hotel

    Dowans Road, Aberlour AB38 9LS, Scotland
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    • Excellent76%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    We recently stayed for 2 nights in the Macallan Room which has excellent views over the spey valley. The food was fantastic annd we had guests for dinner on the second night and the staff were very helpfully and accommodated us to a larger table...More

    Thank Alan S
    Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

    We booked at the Dowans as we were planning a whiskey tour of Speyside. The hotel was gorgeous as was our room (we booked the Balvenie room). The food was also very good and the service exceptional. I'd highly recommend and plan to return.

    Thank MichBer8
    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    When we first arrived at the hotel, we were ecstatic. It's a gorgeous property. The staff is so friendly, caring and attentive... If you can get to this place, do it. The restaurant was great as well. We had the salmon... cooked perfectly. I can't...More

    Thank Alan S
    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    We booked two rooms - Tomintoul and Longmorn - for a recent visit to Aberlour. The hotel was beautifully appointed, well-situated, and the staff could not have been sweeter. My husband fell ill during our visit and the staff paid great attention to him -...More

    1  Thank Cait and Dito P
    Reviewed 6 August 2017

    The Hotel was gorgeous and the food was delicious. Stephanie, one of the family members who was there upon our arrival, was fantastic and so very helpful. However, when one of my sisters wanted to discuss an issue with her room not being as described,...More

    3  Thank kathleen20172017
    Response from MurrayFamilyDowans, Owner at Dowans HotelResponded 7 August 2017

    Hi Kathleen, Thank you for positive comments and we are truly glad that the rest of your party enjoyed your stay with us including surprisingly, given the subject of this exchange, your sister's husband who told me that he had enjoyed his stay with us...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$197 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • 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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    "There is no elevator. Definitely recommend a room facing towards the front of the hotel to overlook the glen..."
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    "The larger rooms are worth the extra cost."
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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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