Set high above the village of Charlestown of Aberlour and overlooking the River Spey, this elegant country hotel is an ideal venue for shooting and fishing, and for whiskey-lovers. The hotel offers free WiFi and on-site parking.

The Dowans Hotel of Speyside was built over 100 years ago and offers the chance for a relaxing break. All rooms are en suite and have excellent views over the beautiful gardens. Rooms at the front of the house have excellent views over River Spey and the surrounding woodland.

The hotel is well located for salmon fishing, shooting and visiting the golf courses of Moray and Speyside. The Speyside region is also home to several whiskey distilleries, and many are close to the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

The Dowans Hotel of Speyside has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 14, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre
    2.2 miles
  • Glenfiddich Whisky Distillery
    4.1 miles
  • Glen Grant Whisky Distillery
    4.5 miles
  • Cardhu Whisky Distillery
    4.6 miles
  • Glenlivet Scotch Whisky Distillery
    9.4 miles
  • Strathisla Distillery
    11.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Mash Tun
    0.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Spey River
    0.2 miles
  • Mountain Ben Rinnes
    4 miles
  • Ocean/Sea North Sea
    16 miles
Ski lifts
  • Cairngorm
    20 miles
Closest Airports
  • Inverness Airport
    30.7 miles
  • Aberdeen Airport
    42.4 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    57

    Food: Scottish

Amenities of The Dowans Hotel of Speyside
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Ski
  • Ski storage
Activities
  • Beach
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Skiing
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Dowans Hotel of Speyside takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£15 per stay

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Debit card The Dowans Hotel of Speyside accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you plan to check-in after 21:00 please let the property know in advance, as it is a small family-run hotel and there is not 24-hour front desk.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Dowans Hotel of Speyside of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about The Dowans Hotel of Speyside

  • Guests staying at The Dowans Hotel of Speyside can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Room options at The Dowans Hotel of Speyside include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Dowans Hotel of Speyside by:

    • Taxi 1h 30min

  • The Dowans Hotel of Speyside has 1 restaurant:

    • 57

  • The Dowans Hotel of Speyside offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach

  • Check-in at The Dowans Hotel of Speyside is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at The Dowans Hotel of Speyside may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Dowans Hotel of Speyside is 350 feet from the center of Aberlour.