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“A Perfect Welcome and a Perfect Location”
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Scribbles Apartment
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

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Neil C
York, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A Perfect Welcome and a Perfect Location”
Reviewed 25 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We used Scribbles as our base for a few days exploring St Andrews. After a long, rainy car journey to walk in and find a welcoming bottle of wine, chocolate cake and much more was a fantastic start to our break. Great facilities including cot supplied for our 8 month old, fantastic guides to local places of interest and the latest Sonos Play speaker.

We'd recommend turning up early or late in the evening and you'll be able to commandeer a parking space outside the property. Any other time and the students will have them snaffled.

And yes, as everyone else highlights, the bed is fantastically comfy!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Management Response
26 Oct 2015
Thank you so much for your review, Neil. I am really pleased you all enjoyed your stay. I hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Shona
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TMlovedit
New York City, New York
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“An Absolute Delight ......and a truly comfortable bed!”
Reviewed 30 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

I am counting the days until I can return to Scribbles! This little cottage gets under your skin - every modern convenience tucked away in the oldest part of glorious St Andrews - perfection! Having lived in the States for over 12 years now I have become accustomed to a larger bed and never sleep well in the small, uncomfortable doubles in many holiday lets. Scribbles was a haven of king size comfort and soft bed linens - made me SO happy.
I can't fault this little cottage as the perfect retreat for a couple and I still miss it.....can't wait to go back!!!

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Liked best: How happy it made me!
Liked least: Sofa was a little hard.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
1 Oct 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Shona
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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in March 2015

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Liked best: Shona's warm gracious generosity, and the fact that this is evident in how she presents Scribbles.
Liked least: The fact that we couldn't stay longer!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Many thanks for your review and your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Scribbles and would love to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Shona
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

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Liked best: The added extras which just made it feel like a home
Liked least: A very small point but not an issue - the window was single glazed therefore voices and noise could be heard
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Many thanks for your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed you weekend at Scribbles. I would love to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Shona
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
ScotlandS...
scotland
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A perfect gem of an apartment in St Andrews.”
Reviewed 19 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This is a lovely place to stay and explore St Andrews and the surrounding area.
Shona has thought of everything to make her guests feel comfortable and welcome, including leaving flowers, wine and cake for our arrival. The apartment has everything you need for a home from home, and each room is beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. The outside store room is a boon for bicycles and muddy boots.
I definitely hope to go back!

Travelling group: Other
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
1 Jul 2015
Thank you for your review. I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that the bike store was useful. I hope to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, Shona
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