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Kinburn Guest House

5 Kinburn Place | Doubledykes Road, St. Andrews KY16 9DT, Scotland
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Ranked #33 of 77 St. Andrews B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
Heather B Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is a lovely, friendly B&B located within easy walking distance to the centre of town, close to great bars and restaurants yet easy to park nearby. The room was very clean, quiet and comfortable and the breakfasts were great. The owners are very friendly and helpful which added to a great stay here.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

First let me say that Elaine and Derek were incredibly welcoming. We arrived on Christmas day and they made sure they were home to greet us. Christmas is a time for family and here we were driving in from Edinburgh disrupting that special time. I felt kind of bad about the whole thing, but Elaine emailed us ahead of time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

this place was a perfect location to be able to walk anywhere in town... but the best part was that Elaine met me each morning before I left and gave advice that made each day that much more enjoyable! we hope to return one day.

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Loveland, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Our first impression was not the best. Our shower did not work even though Derek attempted to repair it. We had dinner reservations and unfortunately could not get a shower. We asked for another room which was empty but had our request refused by Derek. We were told we could take a shower in the unoccupied room but not move... More

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Lyndsey247, Owner at Kinburn Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Kinburn. We are sorry that you did not completely enjoy your one night stay with us. We apologise that there was a problem with the shower. It had worked perfectly in the morning when I cleaned it. Derek offered you the use of the twin room next door as... More

Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

A pleasant last minute find through the St Andrews accommodation website where we ended up staying 3 nights instead of the originally planned 2. Elaine has done a fantastic job of decorating this property where the accommodation could easily beat a similar 4-star chain hotel. Breakfast was great and both Elaine and her husband Derek are great hosts where they... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Just returned from a short golf trip with a golfing buddy and stayed at Kinburn guest house from 10-14Sep. Would never stay anywhere else in St. Andrews and did some looking around before we originally committed to Elaine and Derek. Turns out to have been one of the most enjoyable parts of the trip (in a trip with many of... More

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Colleyville, Texas
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157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We were returning to St. Andrews for the second time. This time we were coming with our 2 adult sons. We stayed 4 nights. We stayed the week after The Open in Muirfield and the week before the Women's Open at the Old Course (i.e. a very busy time). The hostess called and got us on the Old Course ballot... More

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Hampshire, UK
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This was our 2nd stay and it was as good as the first. Great location, beautifully decorated and the breakfasts are very tasty! The bed was so comfortable - best nights sleep i"d had in a while. Not right in the heart of town but that meant it wasn't noisy and St Andrews is so small you can walk everywhere... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Myself and a fellow golfer stayed for 3 nights in late June at Kinburn Guest House. The house is so convenient for the golf courses, pubs & restaurants. Parking was no problem. The accommodation is absolutely spotless and of the highest quality. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfasts that Elaine cooked for us. (Home made bread and jam is so good).... More

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Auburn, Washington, United States
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Just spent a couple of days at Kinburn House with Elaine and Derek. Great hosts and very comfortable B&B. Would highly recommend to stay there while in St. Andrews. Very enjoyable! Location was good and we could walk to The Old Course as well as the shopping and restaurant areas. The hospitality of the hosts was outstanding!

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Also Known As:
Kinburn Guest House St. Andrews, Scotland
Address: 5 Kinburn Place | Doubledykes Road, St. Andrews KY16 9DT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #33 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in St. Andrews
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kinburn Guest House is located in a prime residential area of St Andrews, just two minutes walk from the town centre and five minutes to the major golf courses, sports facilities, the University, beach and the bus station, Kinburn is also ideally placed for both the tourist and business person alike and offers quality b&b accommodation. Kinburn offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation to a maximum ten guests. ... more   less 
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