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The Anderson

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Union Street, Fortrose IV10 8TD, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are after a modern hotel with high spec. finish and furnishings then this one isn't for you. BUT, if you are after an atmospheric, quaint hotel, a fantastic bar and restaurant, a fully functional room with comfy bed and all the facilities you need, all located in a beautiful part of the world - then head for The... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Myself and three friends spent seven nights at The Anderson on a golf outing in the Scottish Highlands. All of our expectations were surpassed by The Anderson. The staff was engaging, fun and obviously enjoyed working there. The food and drink was remarkably good, such that although we traveled the area each day for golf and a bit of sightseeing... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anderson is an establishment with a slightly funky veneer over a remarkably good restaurant and extremely welcoming hotel. Stan is engaging, helpful and pleasant. Jim Anderson, the proprietor, is an extension of the team. He appears curmudgeonly but is remarkably warm, generous, and helpful. The restaurant serves a wide variety of Couzines and does them remarkably well. Jim's wife... More 

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Pegognaga, Italy
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Still in Italy a friend told my boyfriend and me we absolutely had to go to Fort Rose at The Anderson! And he was right!!.. We have been in the pub area of the Anderson and we had a very delicious dinner, the best fish and chips ever!!! Great selection of whisky and very nice and kind people!!!!... I loved... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Just had a great time. The food was awesome and the room great. Amazing selection of whiskies and beers. It was great to have dinner and try the libations then just walk up to our very comfortable room. Good location as a base for touring

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Plano TX
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69 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I recently stayed one night at The Anderson as part of the Outlander Tour booked by Scottish Clans & Castles tours. I was really excited to stay here after reading the reviews and have to say that I wasn't disappointed. We arrived and were promptly guided to our rooms. We had dinner in the whisky bar and the beer and... More 

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Scotland
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54 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I stayed here three nights and ate in the bar. I could have eaten in the restaurant but the bar was lively and had a great wood burning fire going. Quirky decor and a huge selection of beers and whiskies from around the world. I forewent wine and drank some 11 proof beer from Holland. Definitely a beer to savour... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

At first glance this hotel and pub, from the outside, could use a face lift, but don't let this put you off. The bar stocks a huge range of specialist whisky and beers, the food is home cooked and includes plenty of tasty specials, the bed was comfy and the shower exceptional. I started this review with breakfast as Jim... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My husband and I embarked on a week long drive throughout Scotland after spending a week in Amsterdam. We were most excited about staying at The Anderson after I had exchanged 4 or 5 emails with Jim and enjoyed a pleasant conversation with him on the phone. We had so many questions about Scotland and were anxious to ask a... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This was our second time staying at The Anderson -- the first time was only for one night and we knew we wanted to go back for longer. From the moment we walked in the door, we felt welcome and like family! Jim is a natural and accommodating host who has an impeccable sense of when to check in and... More 

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anderjim, Owner at The Anderson, responded to this review

Thanks, Splendidly, for your kind words and repeat visit. I agree, Fortrose is best taken over a few days to appreciate its charm. Sorry you couldn't be here for this weekend's Forager's Dinner. Hope to see you again -- with friends this time! Note to TA readers: the above is a voluntary review from a TA user, not something we... More 

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