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Balmashie Premier Holiday Cottages

St. Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good comfortable attractive accommodation in pleasant surroundings in a part of the country with much of interest to see. Friendly owners and welcome small selection of tea, coffee, milk and biscuits to refresh you after a long journey.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Our daughter and family, who live in Elgin, come to St Andrews each year around Xmas time to meet up with us. Unfortunately one of their children is severely asthmatic and is liable to react badly to our dog suffused house, no matter how assiduously it is cleaned before she arrives. Fortunately one of the Balmashie cottages is kept pet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Just returned from a 3 night stay at theses lovely cottages and they were just perfect. My sister was getting married at the kinkell Byre, so almost the whole family stayed here. There is loads of space for the kids to run around and it's within walking distance to the fairmont and the beach. There is everything you could need,... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I recently stayed in cottage number 2 with a group of 7 friends. The cottage was perfect - nice big clean bedrooms with lots of wardrobe space, big kitchen, massive comfy sofas and dining area. The people running the cottages were so kind and helpful - we couldn't have asked for more. At only a 5 minute drive away, I... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We had a look at Balmashie on a previous visit to St. Andrews and decided to try it out on our latest trip. It was important that our holiday should be relaxing. Our past experience with B&Bs is that having to get up at a set time for breakfast and having to eat out in the evenings can be quite... More

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We needed pet-free accommodation over the Xmas period for our daughter and her family. They cannot stay in our house because one of the children is severely asthmatic and is allergic to our dogs.The Balmashie people could not of been more helpful in arranging for a suitable cottage and about returning a charger that had been left behind.

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Forest Row, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

we had such a wonderful holiday at balmashie cottages this summer. Perfect for children and dogs- beautiful views, excellent equipment, comfortable living and much much more. We used the hotel near by for swimming, cocktails and lunch! So lovely knowing i can return to my home town with my partner and children, and have a fab place to stay!! just... More

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Uist
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We had a wonderful week at Balmashie Cottages from 13th to 20th October 2012. As our daughter was getting married at Kinkell Byre on the 18th of October, we decided to block book several of the cottages for different family members. The location is ideal and Iain and Louise are eager to please and are very efficient and thoughtful. The... More

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Spent 5 days or so at Balmashie with wife and three older kids (19, 17 and 16). Had a three bedroom cottage (number 7) and was very happy with the cottage. Location is just 5 mins away from St Andrews and very close to Fairmont - you can get 2 for 1 on both the Torrance and Kittocks course. I... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012 via mobile

We have been a few times before and are concerned about basic house keeping and standards; we have children and notice that everything is becoming very tired, please don't let your standards slip any further. The location is ideal, but when you are paying over £900 for a week you expect a certain level.

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Additional Information about Balmashie Premier Holiday Cottages

Also Known As:
Balmashie Premier Holiday Cottages St. Andrews, Scotland
Address: St. Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 13 Specialty lodging in St. Andrews
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Balmashie is a charming development of 10 self-catering cottages less than 3 miles from St Andrews. We offer a haven for guests with well equipped cottages and spectacular views over the Torrance and Kittocks Golf Course and out to the North Sea. In the grounds we have a putting green, practice nets and a pitching green with bunkers. For those not taking part in golf we have access to reasonable rates for the Spa facilities at the Fairmont Hotel and are also only minutes from the Fife Coastal Path. For younger guests we have a play area, a games room and football nets. ... more   less 

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