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Reviewed 1 March 2018

The towels were large and soft. The bath was deep and long. I was only in the hotel for an overnight stay and was not disappointed by anything. Should I be in the area again, I will have no hesitation in using the King Malcolm. I had my evening meal in the bar, I asked for a variation of one of the menu choices, and was able to get it, with no questions asked. The portion was large and tasty, and not overpriced.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled solo
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1  Thank lindajohnstone
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Alison P, Manager at King Malcolm Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Hi Lindajohnstone,

Thank you for your review following your recent stay at The King Malcolm. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and and your meal in our bar.
We look forward to welcoming you back should you be in the area again.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a week. Overall the hotel was ‘okay’ overall... it needs modernisation, especially in the dining areas. The staff are exceptional - they couldn’t do enough and were always friendly. In any case...

* Clean
* Excellent service
* Large rooms
* Big comfy, cool bed(s)
* Lots of USB slots
* Centrally located
* Easy walk to town
* Lots of parking
* Easy to find
* Waitress could not do enough

* Long wait for hot water to come through
* Soap dispensers empty
* Tired decor (looks like not updated since late 80s early 90s)
* Prison like layout and design (grey brick walls and large imposing room doors in corridor ‘cell’ style - flip side; very secure
* Very little to no variation on daily menu
* Dirty cutlery
* A little too long to wait for some meals
* Muzak in restaurant same every night and was late 80s light rock/pop awfulness
* Food recommendations misleading

So I would stay here again, but only because it’s convenient for work....

Stayed: February 2018, travelled on business
1  Thank Len H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This was our third visit to a Peel Hotels' hotel on their Winter golden ticket arrangement and we shall be going again. Their central administration through Wendy is extremely personable and efficient. We went to the King Malcolm because we like Edinburgh but were unfamiliar with the Kingdom of Fife. We were not disappointed. The hotel is very conveniently located close to the new, and beautiful, Forth road bridge, and the network of motorways which lead to it. Fife, its coastline of working fishing villages and St Andrews with all its traditions and history, were charming, unrushed and distinctive. We probably under-estimated the possibilities of Dunfermline itself, which is a busy, attractive town, with many historical sites and associations and fascinating accounts concerning Robert the Bruce and Andrew Carnegie, who was a simple weaver's son but grew to be the world's richest man and greatest benefactor of his age.
The hotel's own ample car park was a mile down a dual carriageway to Rosyth station car park, with ample free car parking, and half hourly trains into the heart of Edinburgh. Having a senior railcard, the return off-peak journey cost £3.75!

Beyond its location, the hotel itself had two major assets -its staff and its food. The staff, to a person, were attentive without being fussy, pleasant, personable and helpful. The food was excellent, well-prepared and -presented, hot, not skimpy and of excellent quality.
These three features were outstanding, which is why I am so positive despite what I say later.

The accommodation was clean and the rooms had all the necessary facilities, although we had daily variability in the provision of milk, sugar and towels Our bed was large and comfortable, but the room felt a little bare and functional. The decor and furnishings in the rest of the hotel were sometimes tired and worn. The dining area in particular, though tidy, seemed fairly basic, and we were surprised that a large group of soon-to-be diners was allowed to congregate noisily on the edge of the dining area, spoiling the atmosphere.

Stayed: January 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

What can i say but prise this hotel. The staff make it making you feel welcome from the fist step in the door.
Very dog friendly and simply could not do enough whether 4 legged or two.
Food is superb, especially break fast.
On a very minor negative room was a little in need of some TLC, but this said spotless.
We will defiantly be staying again, when ever the opportunity arises.

Stayed: January 2018
1  Thank geek256
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights visiting family, cannot fault any of it, the welcome, room, service, friendliness, price, food, it was brilliant thank you to management and staff, ps very dog friendly too Rowley the Tea cup Yorkie loved it

Stayed: January 2018, travelled with family
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