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Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Kinkell House is beautiful; warm and welcoming, with a log burning stove in the hall and an open fire in the lounge. This is a family home, and meeting them for the first time, Sandy and Frippy welcomed us like friends. Our room was charming, our ensuite had a separate bath and shower, and the huge bed was very comfortable...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We were in St Andrews for a wedding and booked Kinkell House because it was right next door to the venue. What a beautiful old house, with beautiful grounds. Our hosts were very friendly and served a hearty breakfast. The only downside was the stairs, wouldn't recommend it if you find stairs difficult to manage Otherwise what a great find!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My wife, my mother and I were attending my niece's wedding at Kinkell Byre; my mum is somewhat venerable and less steady on her pins than she once was, so it seemed appropriate to book a couple of rooms in the very nearby Kinkell House. Quite a few of the wedding party stayed at the nearby Fairmont St Andrews. Kinkell...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Nice rooms and a very friendly staff are the big points for this B&B which is located directly on the road (A917) into St Andrews, situated between Castle Course and Bay Golf Course. Stayed there already twice.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

As a tired, single, business traveller, Kinkell, and it's warm and welcoming hosts, was just perfect. I was made to feel at home from the second I arrived and the room was very comfortable with beautiful views. If you want a home from home in a beautiful location and a gorgeous old property, I highly recommend Kinkell. Great breakfast too.

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Always warm and welcoming, hosts make you feel right at home but also leave you a lot of space to get on with your own thing. They're also great at giving advice about the best things to see and do in the area. Don't let being a little out of town put you off, it's three minutes into town in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We've just spent three lovely nights in this peaceful b and b, very well located for exploring st Andrews and the coastal villages. Incredibly warm welcome and hugely accommodating to our small baby. Delicious full English breakfast and some yummy stewed apricots. Thank you Sandy and Frippy.

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We had an amazing wedding experience at the byre. We travelled from South Wales, our son was marrying a local Scottish lass! We were thrilled to discover the venue had a b&b which was walking distance to the wedding venue, same couple running both. The whole family checked in, filling their rooms, welcome was good to begin with, but then...

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WillAlex, Owner at Kinkell House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I am sorry you feel aggrieved at our surprise at having 8 people, who weren't staying, change in our sitting room, without anyone asking us if this was OK, leaving all their clothes and bags lying around the room. There was also left over lunch & drink left out. We welcome people to our home and are are very flexible...

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2014

We spent three nights at Kinkell House as we were attending a wedding at the (excellent) Kinkell Byre. Frippy (a lovely story about her name) welcomed us as if we were family members. The house is charming, with beautiful pictures on the walls, photographs and ornaments in the rooms. We were encouraged to use the comfortable sitting rooms whenever we...

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Kinkell is a large old country house that is very much a private home: there are no room numbers or signs and notices here. The house exudes the character of many generations of occupants. Surrounded by portraits, paintings, bookcases and lots of personal knick-knacks on the antique furniture, and with the owners' discreet but friendly attentiveness, you feel like a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kinkell House is a family home on a farm on the coast to the south and east of St Andrews where Sandy and Frippy offer a warm welcome, good food and friendly hospitality. An ideal base for golfers, or those interested in the historic medieval city ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kinkell House Bed & Breakfast

Address: Kinkell Farm | Kinkell Farm, St Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: RM498 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are ensuite, but subject to availability, one has a shower, one has a bath, and one has both.”
 of 5 bubbles Kirkytomlo, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was in a room facing away from the sea. I honestly didn't hear the much-amplified music playing in the Byre.”
 of 5 bubbles Rudyard_K_1234599, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I suppose best room is at the back of the house, ITs large and over looks the gardens”
 of 5 bubbles 521Karen, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
“There are better value B&B's in the area with pristine rooms and better breakfast choices.”
 of 5 bubbles aileengormley, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Not a bad choice for any room!!”
 of 5 bubbles martityler, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
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