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Very good
41 reviews
Great access to the veranda from the main lounge
Good sunsets from the west window overlooking the beach
Fabulous location overlooking the Firth of Forth
Every window has a see view
Looking across the bay to theWest and the Leisure Centre with indoor pool, &
Crown Bowling Green
Twin bedroom access via a spiral staircase 2 velum windows with views
Well equipped galley kitchen
Morning Sunshine
Perfect when everybody has gone home and it's your own view
Beach busy on a Sunday afternoon in February
Car parking for 2 cars
Dogs Welcome! Please check with the owner first.
One of the only houses on the beach side of the railway
Great for getting into the fresh air. Remember the tide comes in twice a day!
Lounge at night nice and warm in the Winter
Burntisland showing the port and across to Edinburgh and the Firth of Forth
Looking across to the City of Edinburgh during Festival time
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Burntisland, Fife, Scotland

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Very good - based on 41 reviews
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cliolioli
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great position fantastic views”
Reviewed 22 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Very quaint cottage,with fantastic views across to Edinburgh,shops with easy flat walk.
Only thing that spoils it is the proximity to the busy railway lines
Perhaps some double glazing to the bedroom window would quieten the noise of the trains late at night and early morning.

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Liked best: beautiful position
Liked least: the noisy train line very close to the property
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
People with pets
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shaz3004
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Fantastic location was like being at your granny's!”
Reviewed 2 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

This is a wee gem! Old fashioned but lovely and I would recommend this place to everyone. It felt like I was staying at my granny's even the galley kitchen didn't bother me! Fabulous and Cliff and Elaine are gems!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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scarborough
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Memory Lane.”
Reviewed 2 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014

This cottage is beautiful, The location were wonderful, the location were really good for getting into Edinburgh and all round Fife. Next time we go we won't go in winter but spring summer or autumn it would be amazing, and to sit on the veranda with the spectacular views would be sheer heaven, the sea is so close and the noise of the waves were so calming.
We went up mainly for family funeral, but came back home feeling relaxed, you couldn't better the spot where cottage is. For me (as I originally come from Edinburgh) it were a trip down memory lane and we shall definitely stay at cottage again.

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Liked best: Location and the sheer peace.
Liked least: Liked everyting
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers People with pets
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47jfm
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Location location Location”
Reviewed 4 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Had a great week exploring fife, staying at Seaside Cottage. Enjoying the views across the forth watching the tides, watching and listening to the waders, and enjoying the beach, topped off by the Sand Hotel where we enjoyed a couple of reasonably priced, tasty meals. The cottage was comfortable, great after being out all day around Fife. St Andrews, Aberdour, East Neuk and Culross are all must do's

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Liked best: The view from inside and out, the lounge
Liked least: No oven was a bit discerning, but microwave combi was up to the job
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Anne G
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Stunning views over the Forth”
Reviewed 8 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The property was in a fantastic location, right on the beach. We enjoyed fabulous views across the Firth of Forth, and the cottage was convenient for taking the train into Edinburgh and exploring Fife. There was a pleasant welcome pack of local goodies on arrival.

The living room was large, light and very comfortable. The downstairs bedroom was well furnished and comfortable but access to the second bedroom was difficult as it was via a steep spiral staircase. The property was clean on arrival. However, we found the kitchenette frustrating as it was so tiny and some of the equipment was in need of replacement, and there was little space for storing food. There were also blankets and other items stored in wardrobes making it difficult to hang clothes

It took 4.5 weeks and 4 attempts at contacting the owner before our security bond was refunded

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Liked best: The views from the living room
Liked least: Small kitchen and lack of storage
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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