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Leven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Central for anything in North Berwick, we had an overnight stop to visit Fringe shows. Clean and comfortable room and a good choice with alternatives for breakfast. Host was friendly and despite being on a main road the room was quiet. perhaps should give a demonstration of how to use the coffee machine as it certainly defeated us.

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Thank 398david
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The Folly is well-situated close to the beach and within easy walking distance of the Seabird Centre and High Street. My room was spotlessly clean, well-equipped and comfortable. The hosts were most helpful and friendly, and I was immediately offered extra tea for the room when they realised I don't drink coffee. Breakfast was excellent, especially the kippers which were... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 4 days booked for a single room on trip advisor but ended up in a double room which was large and clean bathroom was small but perfect for single person is a little dated but everything working and clean coffee machine was a massive bonus stayed in £100 a night hotels and not got that!! Bed was very... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Stayed here for two nights and had a lovely time. Hosts were friendly rooms clean and comfortable. Good selection for breakfast would recommend the full grill sets you up for the day. Thanks for a great weekend.

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sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

Really good location very close to Nth Berwick golf club and a short walk to the centre of town. Comfortable bed with fresh clean linen. Breakfast was quite good. On the negative side, rooms are very small and cramped. Bathrooms likewise. Appliances such as tv and coffee making machines were frustratingly idiosyncratic. Small would be ok if it were quaint... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for three nights with my elderly mother in room 2 - lovely and clean, with a double bed and a single bed, this is quite a large room. Decor throughout is a bit quirky, but in a nice way. We spent quite a bit of time in the room because of my Mum's age (at 86 she gets... More 

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ALNWICK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Stayed for two nights during the scottish open golf tournament and really enjoyed our stay, The owners were very helpful and totally relaxed about everything, we could come and go with our own door key at anytime. Room and amenities very clean and comfortable. The enormous and filling breakfasts set us up for both days,would certainly stay at the Folly... More 

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Barrow Upon Soar, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a tired B & B that offers a great breakfast but little else. Room tired difficult shape a limited TV old system. Poor value and housekeeping standard weak. I would not like to recommend to any walker

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

It's ideally located near the railway station and High Street. I appreciated the friendly welcome from the personable owners. That was the good news. Less positive is the decidedly compact nature of the rooms. I couldn't have squeezed a cat in the room to swing it, had I had the inclination. The decor was a retro 70s brown and white... More 

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peter f, Owner at The Folly, responded to this review

the beds are standard size,you omit to say you are 6'4" a double room single occupancy would suit you better. You did not however find the 58"bath a problem. Tassimo market Costa Coffee machines in all the good stores . The instructions are easy to follow. You had no problems when I initially showed you the room and in fact... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Just returned from a trip to North Berwick. We stayed at the Folly and it was great. The owner and his wife where great hosts and we all had a brilliant and good valued stay. Nice bar area and the Scottish breakfast was just what the doctor ordered. Would definitely stay here again and would recommend it to anyone.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Former fire station built in 1912 and converted in 2000 to six en-suite bedrooms and bistro. Situated opposite the eighteenth green of the West Links and the beach. Adult only policy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Folly

Address: 1 Station Hill | North Berwick, North Berwick EH39 4AN, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > North Berwick
Price Range: $153 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Folly 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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The Folly North Berwick, Scotland
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