The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon

Dunfermline , , 79-83 High Street (Show on Map)
8.2
Very Good


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Summary of reviewsThe Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon enjoys a prime location in the heart of Dunfermline, giving guests excellent access to local attractions, shops, restaurants and historic sites and making it an ideal base for exploring the area or even traveling to Edinburgh. Despite being centrally located, the rooms provide a peaceful retreat with their spaciousness, comfort and cleanliness. The hotel's historic charm combined with modern comforts is particularly appealing to guests.

Breakfast at the hotel is largely appreciated for its value and quality with many guests enjoying the well-cooked and delicious options, such as avocados and full English breakfast. Though some reviews mention occasional issues with food temperature and waiting times, the breakfast overall provides good value for money.

The dining experience at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon is noted for its good value and tasty meals, particularly the Scottish breakfast and other evening offerings. The pleasant atmosphere and friendly, attentive staff enhance the experience, though some guests reported inconsistencies in food quality and occasional cleanliness issues.

The hotel's rooms consistently receive high praise for their size, comfort, modern decor and cleanliness. Guests appreciate the thoughtful amenities, including tea, coffee, biscuits and bottled water, as well as the luxurious bathroom features in some rooms. Family rooms are particularly spacious and suitable for larger groups, further adding to the hotel's appeal.

Cleanliness is a strong point at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon with rooms frequently described as spotless and well-maintained. Though there are occasional reports of overlooked areas, the overall standard of hygiene is high, contributing to a positive guest experience.

The staff at the hotel are frequently commended for their friendliness, professionalism and helpfulness, significantly enhancing the guest experience. Despite a few isolated criticisms, the staff's efforts to make guests feel welcome are widely appreciated.

WiFi connectivity at the hotel is mixed; some guests enjoy excellent internet access in certain areas, but many report intermittent and weak signals in the rooms, which can be frustrating for those needing reliable connectivity.

For families, the hotel offers spacious and well-decorated rooms that comfortably accommodate children. While minor concerns exist, the central location and positive overall family experience make it a recommended choice for those traveling with kids.

Comfortable beds significantly contribute to a restful stay with many guests praising their comfort and size. Although individual preferences for firmness and additional pillows vary, the beds generally receive high marks.

Accessibility is somewhat mixed with positives such as lift access and spacious, well-equipped rooms for wheelchair users. However, some guests faced challenges with room navigation and certain safety features, indicating areas for improvement.

Overall, The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon combines convenience, comfort and value, making it a preferred choice for visitors to Dunfermline.
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Room Types
Single Room The single room offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a private bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. This single room has an electric kettle, a carpeted floor, flat-screen TV, as well as chocolate for guests. The unit has 1 bed.

Double Room The spacious double room provides air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a private bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a bath. This double room features an electric kettle, a carpeted floor, flat-screen TV, as well as chocolate for guests. The unit offers 1 bed.

Twin Room The twin room offers air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a private bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. This twin room has an electric kettle, a carpeted floor, flat-screen TV, as well as chocolate for guests.

Family Room The family room provides air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a private bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a hairdryer. This family room features an electric kettle, a sofa, flat-screen TV, as well as chocolate for guests.

Double Room - Disability Access The spacious double room features air conditioning, a wardrobe, as well as a private bathroom boasting a walk-in shower and a hairdryer.

Guest Reviews
8.2
Very Good
Location
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon is ideally situated in the heart of Dunfermline, offering prime access to a plethora of local attractions and amenities. Nestled on the high street, the hotel places guests just a stone's throw from numerous shops, pubs, restaurants and historic sites, ensuring that everything is within walking distance. Its central position affords excellent connectivity with proximity to the bus and train stations making it a convenient base for exploring the area and even traveling to nearby Edinburgh.

Guests laud its proximity to notable landmarks such as the Abbey, Palace, Alhambra Theatre and Pittencrieff Park, making it a perfect spot for sightseeing and cultural visits. Despite its bustling location, the rooms are described as spacious, comfortable and clean, providing a peaceful retreat after a day of exploring. The historic charm of the building adds to the overall appeal, blending modern comforts with rich character.

The hotel's reasonable prices, coupled with friendly and helpful staff, round out the positive experience, making it a preferred choice for repeat visitors. Whether visiting family, catching a show or touring the local sites, the superb location of The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon offers unmatched convenience and value in the center of Dunfermline.

Breakfast
The breakfast experience at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon garnered a range of feedback from guests with numerous positive comments highlighting its value and quality. Many guests appreciated the good selection and found the breakfast to be great value for money. Phrases like "excellent breakfast," "very good breakfast," and "fantastic breakfast available" were common.

Guests noted that the breakfast was typically well-cooked with specific mentions of delicious items such as the avocados and full English breakfast. Typical Wetherspoons reliability was also praised with some reviews mentioning beautifully cooked dishes and tasty options available for an extra charge.

However, not all feedback was positive. Some guests experienced issues such as cold food, burnt toast and inconsistent quality over different stays. Specific items like porridge were described as instant and a few reviews mentioned disappointment with cold Scottish breakfasts. Furthermore, breakfast was not included in the room price and a handful of guests felt that the waiting time and occasional supply issues detracted from the overall experience.

Overall, the breakfast at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon is largely seen as a great value offering with a variety of choices, well-prepared food and the convenience of an attached pub, despite some isolated quality issues.

Dinner
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon offers a variety of dining options that cater to both typical and non-typical tastes. Many guests enjoyed the good value for money provided by the restaurant and bar downstairs. The food is generally described as delicious with some reviews highlighting specific dishes like the Scottish breakfast and other evening meals as brilliant. The drinks are also reasonably priced, complementing the affordable food.

The atmosphere is noted to be very pleasant and the staff are frequently praised for their friendliness and attentiveness. The restaurant offers a fair diversity of fare, including British classics with meals available all day. Guests appreciated the modest prices and found the bar food to be super affordable and tasty.

However, some guests experienced inconsistencies with food quality, describing several meals as bland or poor. There were also occasional issues with cleanliness and table maintenance. Despite some negative experiences, the overall consensus points to decent and well-priced food that offers a good deal for travelers looking for budget-friendly dining options.

The dining experience is enhanced by the pub-like ambiance and the convenience of being able to grab a bite throughout the day until late in the evening. Though the menu can be restrictive at times, the variety and pricing generally make up for it, ensuring a satisfactory dining experience for most visitors.

Rooms
The rooms at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon impress with their spaciousness and comfort. Many reviews highlight the exceptional cleanliness and modern decor with rooms often described as massive, tastefully furnished and well-appointed. Guests appreciate the comfortable beds and high quality of bedding, as well as the modern and well-equipped bathrooms, some even boasting luxurious features like roll-top baths and walk-in showers.

Family rooms are notably large, accommodating multiple beds and ample space, making them suitable for larger groups. The accommodations are characterized by their bright, airy feel and thoughtful amenities including tea, coffee, hot chocolate, biscuits and bottled water. Overall, the rooms exceed expectations in size, comfort and value.

Despite isolated comments about temperature control and occasional noise, the majority of the feedback is overwhelmingly positive, making this hotel a highly recommended choice for both comfort and functionality. The blend of historical charm with modern conveniences ensures a pleasant stay for visitors.

Beds
Visitors to The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon frequently praise the hotel for its comfortable beds. Descriptions of the beds range from comfortable and very comfortable to super comfy and amazing. Multiple guests have highlighted the good size of the rooms with some featuring large, king-sized beds and others offering twin beds with thick quilts.

On the whole, the beds and pillows receive high marks for comfort, even though a few guests noted personal preferences such as needing more support or additional pillows. Despite isolated comments about sofa beds and some beds being less comfortable, the overwhelming sentiment focuses on the excellent comfort of the main beds, contributing to fairly restful and pleasant stay experiences.

Cleanliness
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon has received numerous positive remarks regarding its cleanliness, which is frequently highlighted by guests. Many visitors describe the rooms as super clean, spotless and immaculate, showcasing a consistently high standard of hygiene throughout the hotel. The spacious rooms and modern, tastefully furnished interiors further enhance the comfort of the stay.

Bathrooms were often noted as being particularly clean with some guests mentioning the rooms were freshly cleaned, making their stay feel very fresh and inviting. Guests also appreciated the hotel's peaceful atmosphere and the accessibility by lift, which added to the convenience.

Although there were occasional mentions of dusty rooms and overlooked areas, the overall impression is one of a well-maintained and clean environment. The welcoming and helpful staff, combined with the hotel's cleanliness, provides excellent value for money. Most guests seemed genuinely pleased with the immaculate conditions, contributing to an overall positive experience at this hotel.

Staff
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon has garnered widespread praise for its staff with numerous guests highlighting their friendly and helpful nature. Professionalism and courteousness are recurring themes with many guests noting that staff interactions were pleasant and attentive. Despite a few isolated criticisms regarding rudeness and inefficiency, the overall sentiment reflects a team that excels in making guests feel welcome and cared for. Specific staff members, including management, received commendations for going above and beyond to assist and accommodate guests. Overall, the staff has been described as accommodating, hardworking and efficient, significantly enhancing the guest experience.

Wi-Fi
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon offers a mixed experience when it comes to WiFi connectivity. Guests particularly appreciated the excellent internet access available in certain areas of the property, noting very good WiFi and good internet signal in some spots. However, there are notable inconsistencies in the WiFi service, particularly within the rooms. Many reviews pointed out that the WiFi was very intermittent with some mentioning it worked only close to the property or in specific hotspots. Several guests experienced weak, slow or even non-existent WiFi in their rooms, leading to frustration. For those who rely heavily on consistent internet access, this aspect may prove to be a significant drawback during their stay.

Family
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon appears to be a favorable choice for families traveling with children. Many reviews highlight the spacious and well-decorated family rooms that provide ample space for relaxation and quiet. Families have found the hotel’s accommodation particularly excellent with several mentions of rooms being big enough to comfortably accommodate families of four and even featuring large bathrooms with disabled facilities.

While there were a few concerns, such as the lack of restaurant access for teenagers after 10 pm and some privacy issues in certain bathrooms, the overall sentiment leans towards a positive experience. Families appreciated the central location of the hotel, making it convenient for their needs.

Children seemed to enjoy their stay, adding to the family-friendly atmosphere of the hotel. Despite some mixed feedback on minor aspects, the general consensus is that the family rooms are well-suited for both comfort and convenience, providing plenty of space and a pleasant environment for those traveling with children.

Accessible
The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon offers varied accessibility options, making it a mixed experience for guests with disabilities. Many guests appreciated the lift access, easy reach from the train station by foot and the spacious, well-equipped rooms with facilities for wheelchair users. However, the hotel’s accessibility features are not always fully accommodating. Issues were noted with the placement of the sink, the absence of emergency cords in key areas and the difficulty of navigating multiple doors, particularly for those using wheelchairs or pushchairs.

While the hotel was lauded for being clean, central and equipped with necessary amenities, some guests found the lack of a full-time receptionist and the occasional breakdown of the lift problematic. Senior guests and individuals with severe mobility issues may find the location challenging, as some areas are hard to access. Overall, the hotel generally provides good accessibility but does have some areas in which it can improve, especially in ensuring comprehensive ease of movement and additional safety features in accessible rooms.


No, The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon.

No, The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon doesn't allow dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon.

No, The Guildhall and Linen Exchange Wetherspoon doesn't have a gym.

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