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The Spindrift

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Nice tradiotional breakfast, cosy atmosphere, great honesty bar - and great hospitality; one of us suffered from a cold but we had ran out of painkillers upon check out, but Spindrift supplied us with a batch of paracetamols, which really made the trip to Edinburgh more convenient. Thanks!

Thank Nils J
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Fab breakfast and nice staff plus they are vary friendly. If u need a warm and cosy stay with them plus the bar is fab transport close bye so u can get a bus to them thaxs for a good 5 days Plus as a good car park but u can can get a good sun rise

Thank looking20uk
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Just spent a few nights here with friends. Very welcoming hosts and friendly, efficient staff. Super-clean, without feeling uncomfortable. Breakfast was top notch and our evening meal was excellent value, beautifully cooked and presented. The dated ( but immaculate) decor and lots of ornaments won't be to everyone's taste, but it all creates a warm, friendly ambience and Christine and...

Thank iankath
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Is this the perfect B&B? Certainly the best I've stayed in during trips to Scotland. Very friendly owners with excellent food, great ambience including a well stocked honesty bar in the lounge. The bedrooms are very comfortable and the breakfast was superb especially the porridge and eggs benedict. Highly recommend a stay with easy travel to St Andrews.

1Thank scottcarson
Stratford ON
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Stayed here Sept 15 and 16 2014 with another couple. We arrived a bit early but was told that was no problem. We were invited into the lounge while they finished making up our rooms. Hospitality was great and the breakfast here was the best we had in Scotland. The bar in the lounge had a very good variety to...

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

A very warm welcome, lovely room with en suite, spotless, comfy, cozy. Beautiful lounge with a wide range of drinks at our disposal. Breakfast was amazing! Such choice and fit for a King and Queen! We stayed for the last 2 nights of our honeymoon, our room was decorated when we came back in the evening with congratulations banners/balloons/ streamers,...

Thank Nikki H
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I am not a B & B person usually however if more places like this were available I think I might be converted. Extremly well maintained. Food is good and freshly cooked. Beds are well presented. Bathrooms in excellent condition. This town is only a few miles from St. Andrews which makes it a convenient location if accommodation is not...

Thank joeger
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Booked because of the reviews. We stayed end of August. Our room was out of the eighties. The furnishings were dated and room quite small. There was no where to sit and put make up on. The chest of drawers was stacked with magazines and cuddly toys on the bed. Not to everyone's taste. The lounge is full of family...

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Ken L, Owner at The Spindrift, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are concerned that you did not enjoy your stay with us recently. We do read the comments from our guests and find both positives and negatives a great way to measure guest satisfaction levels. From your comments we would presume you were in Bedroom 2, (Pittenweem) and although we fitted a new carpet...

Elgin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We recently had a three night stay at "The Spindrift" and wished we had booked for longer. This is a wonderful B & B with hosts Christine and Ken going out of their way to make your stay a place to remember. The room we had was on the top floor in the attic but don't let that put you...

Thank june993
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

What are you waiting for ? Book it before you miss out. Its a fantastic b & b with lovely hosts and wonderful, efficient staff. the house is beautiful and the rooms immaculate. lovely dining room with beautifully decorated tables and a breakfast to die for. a real find for us and 3 wonderful nights. cant wait to re visit...

Thank Michael E

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Spindrift is an imposing Victorian residence built in 1870 for a Tea Clipper Captain, with many original internal features carefully restored, offering 8 bedrooms with en suite/private facilities. Only a short walk to Anstruther harbour and village centre. The Spindrift is personally run by Ken & Christine Lawson. A relaxed atmosphere prevails and it is our aim to provide you with high standards of service and housekeeping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Spindrift

Address: Pittenweem Road, Anstruther KY10 3DT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Anstruther
Price Range: $171 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Spindrift 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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