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The Anderson

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Union Street, Fortrose IV10 8TD, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had to sign up for a Trip Advisor account just to write this review. I could not have asked for a better stay during my short weekend in Scotland. I had heard about the vast whisky and beer collection at the Anderson from a magazine but was pleasantly surprised by the top-notch food and service that came along with... More 

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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an overnight stay here including dinner. The hotel is wonderfully quirky and very welcoming. The menu is good and the food absolutely delicious, the fish soup was exquisite. The ingredients used are obviously quality, right down to the bread used for breakfast toast. The bar and the whisky bar are very friendly and well stocked with many beers... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The Anderson is an eclectic little hotel in Fortrose on the Black Isle. In many ways it is like an old fashioned "isles hotel" with its rather plain rooms and old worldly decor, but this in fact only makes it a nicer place to stay! It is not an "anywhere standard hotel" by any standards. Jim makes a perfect host... More 

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Waldwick, New Jersey
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Anderson the night before our wedding. I had arranged a surprise for my husband - his brother and sister-in-law from the states - and Jim was extremely helpful and accommodating in keeping the surprise! When we arrived, we were happy to find a car park. Yes, it is small, but this is Scotland... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We did not stay at the hotel but did enjoy a lovely meal here. The menu is an interesting cross of USA meets Scotland meets Mediterranean. I had chilli whitebait and venison chilli - neither really what I expected but both delicious and plentiful - possibly too plentiful as I had no room left for dessert! My husband particularly enjoyed... More 

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Bad Segeberg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our stay in THE ANDERSON ended with mixed feelings: Unlike 4 years ago we had a rather small and oldfashioned bedroom with a very small ensuite bathroom. A friendly staff awaits you and the renowned Pub offers a wide range of malt whiskies. Dinner in the evening was delicious.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Stayed here a couple of times this year; a place full of character! Tasty and varied menus, the majority of the food is local, freshly prepared and of superb quality - the house wine delicious and also a good cup of coffee too. The staff were very helpful and friendly; and as others have said, the whisky selection in the... More 

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Har Adar
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12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Due to a mix up in our reservation, we began our evening in "the back room" - basically a pub for the locals which included a circle of knitters! Moving into the dining room, my husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal - mushroom soup, gnochi, fish and chips and a scrumtious dessert. We enjoyed conversation with our host, who... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We've just got back from our stay at The Anderson and we loved every minute of it. Everyone was incredibly friendly, nothing was too much trouble, our room was very comfortable and the food was fabulous. The bar staff were also great and very knowledgeable; the selection of beers and whiskys is second to none. The hotel is in a... More 

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Warwickshire, UK
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14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had a lovely meal at The Anderson with excellent food and more than acceptable house wine! On the night it was a slight disappointment the length of time taken to take our order but the waiter did explain when we arrived that the kitchen was very busy. Quality and cooking of food very much 5/5!

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