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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland

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KTCheshir...
Chester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 2 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Wonderful cottage, lovely decor. Cosy & warm. Clean. Great kitchen facilities. Lovely location. Owners friendly. Would recommend & definitely return.

Date of stay: October 2016
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ZahraIman
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous cottage in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 28 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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The Byre Cottage is so beautiful and located within easy access to the gorgeous beaches in North Berwick and the surrounding area. The train station is so close by with easy access to Edinburgh. We stayed for a week in August, the weather was beautiful and had the best holiday ever! The area around the cottage is so tranquil. The cottage amenities are great, very comfortable and it just felt like a home from home. The log fire was lovely! The owners were very helpful and were on hand if we needed anything. We would definitely recommend the Byre Cottage and would book to stay again as its great value for money. We fell in love with North Berwick - a truly gorgeous part of Scotland to visit.

Date of stay: August 2016
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Anita P
Kendal, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Comfortable, quiet self catering”
Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

A lovely spot, very peaceful, with corn fields around and about. It was a very good base for visiting sites around The North Berwick area and further afield. The local train station just down the road makes a trip into Edinburgh a piece of cake without having to bother about the car. We used the wood burning stove once even though it was summer as it was not a warm week, this was perfect.

The property was very clean on our arrival.the directions given were spot on and initial access to the property was easy. The property was very spacious with plenty of room for clothes, coats and shoes and tplenty of cupboard space to put away our groceries.

Must sees: St Abbs head and nature reserve, and Ebbcars cafe down by the harbour for freshly caught fish, boat trip to Bass Rock and Tantallon and Dirleton Castle. We loved Seacliff Bay and Yellowcraig beaches.

Date of stay: August 2016
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Liked best: The comfy beds and the lounge area
Liked least: The shower
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Paul H
Kirkhill, United Kingdom
1 review
“Gorgeous wee cottage”
Reviewed 4 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Fabulous cottage tucked away off the beaten track. Yet still easily accessible to Edinburgh via the train station 500yds away, and beyond with the A1 being only 5 mins by car. Couldn't fail to recommend this place. We will be back that's for sure..

Date of stay: October 2015
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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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alisearle...
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
“A Perfectl Location”
Reviewed 16 October 2015 for a stay in June 2015

A perfect location for exploring East Lothian and visiting Edinburgh.
You can walk to the railway station from the cottage, although there is a decent sized car-park, then it's a pleasant 25minute trip to take you into the centre of Edinburgh. After visiting the vibrant capital it was lovely to return to the peace and quiet of Drem. The cottage is very well appointed and the owners directly on site, welcoming, friendly and helpful. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a high standard and the beds were very comfortable.
The best find, recommended by the owners was a wonderful German/Austrian style coffee and pattessiere cafe called Falko, we visited the one in Gullane several times! Mmmmmm!!

Date of stay: June 2015
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Liked best: The quiet location, so close to Edinburgh
Travelling group: Friends
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Keiron18
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect place to get away”
Reviewed 25 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Place was cosy, beautifully presented and in a wonderful spot. Thanks Giles! Hope to be back again soon.

Date of stay: February 2015
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charlotte...
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfect”
Reviewed 26 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Lovely cottage and perfect base for great beaches and city. Extremely comfortable and relaxing surroundings. The cottage has everything you need.

Date of stay: October 2014
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Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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