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The Old Station

Certificate of Excellence
Stravithie Bridge, St. Andrews KY16 8LR, Scotland
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Ranked #27 of 79 St. Andrews B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent a fabulous weekend at The Old Station which was recommended to us by a friend. We stayed in the African room which was clean and spacious. Breakfast was delicious using fresh local produce. Just a short taxi ride into St Andrews to loads of pubs and restaurants. Hope to return again soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Im going to be really fair with this review as we loved our stay in the carraige and would definitely return. The host fiona was very welcoming and friendly on our arrival...we just loved the quirkiness of the train and yes its a little on the expensive side but not enough to put us off returning. Im a clean freak... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is a railway enthusiast so we both looked forward to our stay in a former railway station. The current property doesn't retain any of the character of a former station and no efforts have been made to restore any of the original features. The two rail cars converted into accommodations look unkept and need of refurbishment. Our room... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stayed at the OId Station after visiting the university on an open day. Travelled from Wales so it was a long 8 hour drive, and after a long day we just wanted to chill. Lovely welcome from Fiona on arrival, and shown to our room. Comfortable bed, and love the decoration of the room. Nice warm shower as well which... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stayed in the carriage - it was so nice, really well done. It was very clean, warm and inviting we even had a robe each!. We felt very comfortable and relaxed. Had an amazing night sleep, even our 2 yr old slept well. We woke up to the sun shinning and all the birds chirping. breakfast was lovely, very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

When I saw this location I had to make a reservation to stay in the carriage, and it was a good decision. Of course the room is small, but well furnished and comfortable. The bathroom was a good size and less cramped than many larger places I've stayed. We had a good night's sleep and a good breakfast. Colin and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Staying in a old rail carrige..Was my birthday surprise from my wife. Such a wee gem is the first class coach. We arrived in the autum sunshine to be welcomed by Colin. We settled in and enjoyed my faviorite champange that Fiona had managed to find in town, at a request by my wife,(Thank you). The location of the coach... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed in the first class railway carriage in the grounds of The Old Station. What a lovely, comfortable and fun place to stay. It was my wife's birthday, a special one and we stayed with our daughter and my in-laws in the railway carriage, really made a special trip even more special. Both my wife and daughter want to... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Stayed at the Old Station for five nights while on a golf vacation at St. Andrews. Our room and stay was great. Room and bathroom had plenty of room, their website portrays the Inn accurately. Colin and Fiona were wonderful hosts, had either a hot breakfast or large continental breakfast each morning in the actual original train station portion of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Been awhile since I've used a B&B for a stay, The Old Station is different and luxurious. Luxury room, with en suite shower & WC. Water pressure best in the late evening, not AM; not a problem, an observation. Having a more than ample breakfast on the old railway station platform, complete with flagstone flooring, watching a variety of birds... More 

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