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19 Murray Park, St. Andrews KY16 9AW, Scotland
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Lorimer Guest House
Ranked #18 of 76 St. Andrews B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located the Lorimer House is within walking distance to all parts of the city. Michael and Chris are wonderful host and attentive of your every need. Daily breakfast were a real treat with local fresh fruit, cereals, juices, and made to order meals. Although not spacious, the rooms are very comfortable with lots of storage space for your belongings.... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent a week at Lorimer Guest House and were absolutely floored by the service and hospitality offered by Chris and Michael! The breakfasts were wonderful and the golf stories would be hard to top. Our room was very nicely appointed and lotions, soaps, and hair dryer were provided. A hot water pot, drink mixes, and cookies were also... More

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essex
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed for 5 days as base for golf trip. Michael & Chris were the perfect hosts providing great rooms, great breakfast each day & perfect information on where to eat. Even provided a 'Take away' food package as we had an early start one morning. Would stop there again without hesitation and would recommend Lorimer House to anyone as the... More

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Kaufbeuren, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Chris and Mick were very helpful and sweet throughout my stay. The accommodations and breakfast are wonderful. The location of the guest house is perfect. It was an unexpected additional positive part of being in St. Andrews.

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Nottingham
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My partner and I had a wonderful stay. Mick was fantastically helpful and the whole stay from beginning to end was comfortable and friendly. Would definately go back again! All the rooms were nice and the breakfast was wonderfu;l

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

What a gem! Three of us stayed for 5 nights as part of a once-in-a-lifetime trip to play golf at St Andrews. The accommodation is of a very high standard. The rooms are spotlessly clean, the welcome and help provided by Chris and Mick during our stay was excellent, including booking tee times, restaurants, taxis, etc for us. Great breakfast... More

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Lakeway, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Chris & Michael were the perfect hosts for our group. They accommodated all of our needs, and anticipated our wants before we expressed them. The rooms were updated and super clean. The property is close (walking distance) to everything and especially the "Old Course". Highly recommend this property!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Returned for the 10th year and again not disappointed. Our visit as always starts with very warm welcome. The rooms were perfect and immaculately maintained every day. There is a good range of options for breakfast, which includes toast and beverages - very tasty! We also had assistance in booking golf on our day away from the "links" and it... More

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Elgin
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We arrived late and were given a warm and friendly greeting by Mick and Chris and shown to our lovely room which was very spacious and nicely furnished. You are perfectly placed to walk into the Town Centre or amble onto the Golf Courses. The Breakfast was great, anything you wanted, cooked to order as well as a variety of... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I can honestly say this is one of the best guest houses I have ever stayed in. Spotlessly clean, close to all amenities and a lovely couple running the place (Mick and Chris). The bathroom was excellent, and no expense spared on the little touches, especially the hand-wash!! The breakfast was to die for, a great selection on the menu... More

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Address: 19 Murray Park, St. Andrews KY16 9AW, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Also Known As:
Lorimer Guest House St. Andrews, Scotland

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Lorimer house is an immaculately maintained Victorian terraced town house, combining the original splendour with all the modern comforts. All bedrooms are individually decorated and are well equipped with shower, en-suite plus Freeview TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Free secure broadband internet is available throughout the guesthouse and a laptop is also available in the lounge for guests without their own personal laptop. We are within a 2 minute walk of the Old Course, the beaches and town centre. We pride ourselves on first class friendly service and delicious, wholesome breakfasts. Freshly prepared local farm produce is cooked to order from our varied menu. ... more   less 
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