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“V relaxed, alright if you dont mind having to help yourself to a few things.”
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Marine Hotel
Ranked #8 of 9 Crail B&B and Inns
scotland
2 reviews
“V relaxed, alright if you dont mind having to help yourself to a few things.”
Reviewed January 25, 2010

loved the holiday, beautiful area, great view. the owner is a character and v relaxed. quite a nice change. felt very welcome. the breakfast was lovely, lots of choice and just ask to have things cooked any way you choose. as other reviewer said, he apparently didnt have time to check the room!! The room was fine, and he was happy to do/give anything we asked. plenty of chat about the local area and how and where to go crabbing etc. i would agree with previous reviewer except this relaxed style suited us. I can see how it could be irritating. I would say though that the evening meals are not very nice, in fact the sauce on my steak was inedible. We are not picky, and i definately would not eat dinner there again, rather have a poke of chips! Never-the-less we may go back this year for the view, the weather and the chat.

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 8, 2010

I stayed in the hotel for the 12th of august to the 15th, we were greeted by the owner who was very nice and sorted the rooms out and showed us around, when we booked the hotel he did mention the fact of a party on the first and that we were welcome to go for a while and enjoy the fireworks display. the music wasnt at a very loud volume so we were able to get to sleep with no problem, the morning after the lounge and dining room were all clean and it looked like a party hadnt even happened, even though the staff did look like they had had a good time. throughout our stay all the staff were very nice giving us advise on where to go and what there was to do in the village, all in all the trip was very good and i am hoping to book the marine for this year.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 1, 2009

my husband and i spent 3 nights b/b 10thaugust2009
we were met by owner dressed in sarong and flipflops .
he told us our room top floor .quote i hope it is okay i have not checked the room .
breakfast 0830/0930 fine says i
first morning we waited 40 minutes for our bacon and egg may i add along with the rest of the guests 20 in total i can only guess one frying pan.
second morning 20 minute wait and third morning no breakfast at all .thus i will explain
the owner held a party the previous evening loud music and firework display .
for his friends not guests .i did wonder if i was in Ibiza or crail .
so the next morning staff hung over did not report for work until 0845hrs .
looking as though they had been up all night .
the sittingroom/ dining a mess from the party stinking of stale booze . stale cigs ,glasses lying about in other word a shambles
hence no breakfast for the guests at this time i did ask the owner where we
were having breakfast who in turn asked if we could bear with him .
in otherwords he still had to prepare tables etc etc .
so my answer to that was no way i had an appt in Glasgow
and we could not wait bear in mind each day they took ages to serve you cooked breakfast so you could imagine what time we would have to wait .
no chance so my advice to people out ther do not book the Marine hotel .
the only good thing about the marine is the view from your backbedroom window .

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Property: Marine Hotel
Address: 54 Nethergate South, Crail KY10 3TZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Crail
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Crail
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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Marine Hotel Crail, Scotland

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