The Waterfront

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Family Room | 10 bedrooms, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding
10 bedrooms, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding
Double Room | 10 bedrooms, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding
Double Room | 10 bedrooms, Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding

Overview of The Waterfront

The Waterfront

3.0 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
18/20 Shore Street, Anstruther, Scotland, KY10 3EA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScottish Fisheries Museum1 min walk
  • Popular LocationBillow Ness Beach6 min walk
  • Popular LocationAnstruther Golf Club11 min walk
  • AirportDundee (DND)54 min drive

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About this area


Located in Anstruther, The Waterfront is near the beach. Billow Ness Beach and Elie Beach reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Scottish Fisheries Museum and Cambo Estate Gardens. British Golf Museum and St. Andrews Aquarium are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Scottish Fisheries Museum - 1 min walk
  • Billow Ness Beach - 6 min walk
  • Anstruther Golf Club - 11 min walk
  • Scotland's Secret Bunker - 10 min drive
  • Kellie Castle - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • St. Andrews Leuchars Station - 22 min drive
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 58 min drive


  • The Bank - 3 min walk
  • Dreel Tavern - 6 min walk
  • The Rockies Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • The Cocoa Tree Shop - 4 min drive
  • Larachmhor Tavern - 4 min drive

About this property

The Waterfront

3-star inn with free breakfast and coffee shop/cafe
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/cafe. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, wedding services and a garden are on-site.
The Waterfront offers 10 accommodations with DVD players and complimentary bottles of water. This accommodation offers separate dining areas and includes desks. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–10 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Separate dining area


  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining room
  • Free bottled water


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 2:30 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily until 10 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 55 out of 96 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 37 out of 96 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 96 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 96 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 96 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
New, very clean, very welcoming. Ideal location
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
lovely setting. Excellent rooms - comfortable, quiet, well-equipped, very high level of cleanliness. Fab breakfast, with a wide choice and great service.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2021