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“Cottage with character”
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17 reviews
Exterior taken from the private garden
Living Room
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Dining Room
Dining Room
Dining Room
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The Double Bedroom
The Double Bedroom
The Master Bedroom
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Double Bedroom
Double Bedroom
The Third Double Bedroom
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Exterior in winter taken from the private garden
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Sunset at St Monans harbour
St Monans harbour
Looking along towards the harbour from the Fife Coastal Path
St Monans Harbour
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
St Monans, Fife, Scotland

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Very good - based on 17 reviews
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Karen W
New Deer Aberdeenshire
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Cottage with character”
Reviewed 4 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We stayed here for a long weekend with our son and daughter and their partners. A comfortable and relaxed house with everything you may need for a short or long stay. We had our dogs with us as well and they enjoyed the sunny garden. We were lucky with the weather so had breakfast in the pretty enclosed garden each morning. All in all a lovely family house. We will be back.

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Management Response
4 Jun 2017
Many thanks for a lovely review, we hope you will return and visit us again. Lyn
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
8 Jan 2017
Many thanks for such a lovely review, it is a great house to spend holiday time and in a terrific location.

We hope you will come back and visit us again. Lyn
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Betribal
New York City, New York
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in a lovely town”
Reviewed 14 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We booked the cottage for 3 nights and our only regret is not having been able to stay longer. This authentic traditional cottage has been lovingly restored and has everything needed for a restful vacation. Everything was spotlessly clean and in good working order. The cottage is tucked behind the main village street near the harbour, which makes it very private and quiet. The gardens are beautiful and everyday we enjoyed our tea and a glass of wine out amongst the flowers. We enjoyed cooking simple meals and eating in and there are two general stores and a couple of small cafes, all nearby. There's a hotel around the corner which has a pub which is good for evenings when you feel you need something to do, otherwise you can stay in and enjoy a selection from the collection of DVDs, books and games available in the house. My only suggestion, which I hope is taken as constructive criticism is that although we didn't mind stripping the beds before our departure, we did find the request to take the recycling to the depositing center a bit off-putting since I think the assumption is that guests have a vehicle at their disposal, which was not the case for us. Instead, we had to ask our taxi to drive us there and took care of this while he waited, which delayed our departure to our next destination. We felt that rather than asking this of paying guests, this issue could be easily resolved by having a recycling bin placed next to the trash bin outside the cottage and simply adding this to the housekeeper's chores on cleaning day. Otherwise, the place was perfect and we would happily stay here again.

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Liked best: Setting
Liked least: Request for too many chores to be completed by guests
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
14 Sep 2016
Many thanks for a lovely review, the reason behind the recycling is that the cleaners car is chock a block with clean linen & towels and of course cleaning materials and cleaners so there is no room to start taking anything anywhere, the blue bin is a landfill bin and can be used for everything else and all we ask is that you recycle your own glass however, if we had known you didn't have a car we could have organised something. sorry about that.
Many thanks. Lyn
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Valcar61
Livingston West Lothian
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic Cottage”
Reviewed 6 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Just spent an amazing 4 days staying in this cottage, we arrived on the Thursday 31st March and couldn't believe how amazing the place was, the Kitchen was well stocked with Pots/ plates, Cutlery etc, massive fridge freezer, cooker, microwave and even a George Foreman Grill , Washing machine, Tumble drier and Dishwasher, even a dog bowl, fantastic to give our dog Oreo a quick drink while we unpacked. The dining area was amazing with a large table, chairs and the long church pew bench , also on this floor brought us through to the 1st Bedroom, double bed , plenty of storage, then along a bit the next bedroom again very nice, shower and bathroom was on this floor too, downstairs to the master bedroom, had a door to the outside from there, the bathroom downstairs was huge with Roll Top bath again loads of storage, back on the entrance floor the stairs led up to a huge attic room with loads of seating, another dining table, television. The property was well stocked with games, books etc , was in a fantastic location, will certainly book again .

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Liked best: Loved everything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
6 Apr 2016
We are so happy you enjoyed West Shore and we hope you will come again soon. Thank you so much for a lovely review.
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2oldies19...
Wyong, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“so very very comfortable”
Reviewed 17 September 2015 for a stay in May 2015

ideal little holiday spot. Great village. Cottage was excellent, very clean and cosy. Had everything you could ask for could not fault it. just lovely.

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Liked best: everything was there.
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
17 Sep 2015
Many thanks for a lovely review, we hope you will return to St Monans again.
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