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“Charming, Friendly & with Modern Bathroom” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Fishergate House

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Old Fishergate House
Ranked #26 of 77 St. Andrews B&B and Inns
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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“Charming, Friendly & with Modern Bathroom”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2014

The owners of the Old Fishergate House are delightful and friendly. They made us feel very comfortable, cooked and delicious breakfast and gave us a terrific restaurant suggestion for our dinner. The room is so charming and even has a sitting room connected to the bedroom. The bathrooms are updated and modern -- which makes it even more comfortable. I love all the old world charm and coziness and yet having a new, updated bathroom. I would strongly suggest a stay here. Wish I had been there for more than one night!

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2013

I was on business at the university and my host booked me in here. It is easily the best B & B I have stayed in for years. Everything worked, was charming and avoided being Twee. The hosts are efficient without being overbearing. I went for the full heart attack Scottish breakfast. It was cooked to order and seemed healthy. Coffee was excellent.

Would absolutely stay here again if back in town for work or for pleasure.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

First stay at Old Fishergate, hopefully not our last. Our room was lovely, but the other couple staying visit regularly and prefer the other room! Everything was of high quality: lovely bed, spacious room, great shower, delicious breakfast and great buttery homemade shortbread! Along with all the other reviews, a consistent five star rating.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is a delightful property and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Tucked away on a quiet side street, it is only a short walk to cafes, shops and the sea. The Scores is just at the bottom of the road, which is a beautiful street to wander along.
The house itself has a long and interesting history and has been beautifully restored. Our room was an excellent mix of traditional - little leather armchair, old wooden shutters at the window, and modern - sleek, warm ensuite with a large shower. The beds were comfortable and the room had everything we could have wanted, including an iron and ironing board.
Angus and Jennifer provided the most delicious breakfasts - certainly the best we have ever enjoyed. The whole experience was an absolute pleasure and we are already booked in to return next year.This B and B deserves an Excellent + rating. It was fab!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

we were returning to St Andrews after a long absence, having lived there many years ago. This was a lucky find and probably the best B & B I've ever stayed in. The room was quiet, beautifully furnished, with very modern excellent shower, also free sherry, tea, coffee, homemade biscuits and everything you could want or wish for. Lovely window seats to look out and contemplate the quiet serenity of this peaceful and ancient part of the city. (right by the castle ruins and sea) Having booked it as just a bed to stay, it proved to be one of the many memorable highlights of our 3 day visit. Jennifer and Angus were very welcoming, helpful yet unobtrusive hosts greeting us each morning with a stunning and varied breakfast menu. If you just need to get away from it all and totally relax for a few days (and be near the East and West Sands and pier for lovely walks) this is the perfect place.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

What a perfect little B&B! Only two rooms, but I hope that you're lucky enough to snag one some time. Quiet little side street only a long throw from the cathedral and the castle ruins. Add in a short walk to the shops and restaurants on Market and South Streets. Wonderful hosts, wonderful breakfasts. How can you ask for anything more?

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

Perfect location... quiet street by the castle ruins and around the corner from the university, shops, restaurants, etc. Lovely room with plenty of space, comfortable amenities and attentive hosts! (Jennifer and Angus) Breakfasts were delicious and prepared to our specifications. I can't think of anything that was missing! Would love to come back again. Lovely people, lovely place.

Room Tip: Only 2 rooms! Ours looked out onto the street and the old church across the street was beautiful.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Old Fishergate House
Address: North Castle Street, St. Andrews KY16 9BG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
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Ranked #26 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in St. Andrews
Number of rooms: 2
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Old Fishergate House St. Andrews, Scotland

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