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    The Russell Hotel

    26 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
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    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (44)
          Room & Suite (15)
          Dining (7)
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          Overview
          • Excellent54%
          • Very good33%
          • Average8%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible2%
          Travellers talk about
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Family Rooms
          Bar/Lounge
          Conference Facilities
          Dry Cleaning
          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Hotel Du Vin
          476 reviews
          #3 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
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          3,067 reviews
          #4 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
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          #7 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
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          1 - 5 of 229 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          We were staying next door but popped in every day for a drink and food. The bar is well stocked with local beers. The food in the bar and restaurant is superb with a varied menu. Staff are superb and a great friendly atmosphere. Great...More

          Thank Dundeetravellers_8
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Last month, I was fortunate and blessed to stay in St. Andrews for 6 days, 5 nights at The Russell Hotel -- just a couple hundred yards from the 1st tee and the 18th green of the Old Course . . me and my five...More

          Thank Steven J
          Response from Russell H, Owner at The Russell HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

          Dear Steven J, Your review in 1 word??? ......... WOW!!! We are absolutely thrilled to hear that you had such a memorable trip to St. Andrews and are extremely proud to hear that we played such a positive part in this for you. We shall...More

          Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

          Just completed a most enjoyable 5 night stay at the Russell Hotel with 5 golfing buddies. The staff were absolutely outstanding & we left feeling like family. The location is terrific & small details like handling our laundry requests together w/wonderful food and a room...More

          Thank Ray B
          Response from Russell H, Owner at The Russell HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear Ray B, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are absolutely delighted to read such a glowing review of our staff, we are extremely lucky to have some excellent members of staff working for us, and I...More

          Reviewed 16 May 2017

          The hotel has a great location looking out to the bay and the West Sands and 100 yards from the R&A. The staff related to their guests well and the visit was enjoyable, if brief. I think there is a program of refurbishment ongoing which...More

          Thank brian m
          Response from Russell H, Owner at The Russell HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

          Dear brian m, Thank you for your review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. Although there were certain issues that you had with the bedroom furniture, I am delighted to hear that you found our location and our staff to your liking. Please do let...More

          Reviewed 11 May 2017

          I don't think I have visited the town without a pleasurable visit to The Russell. Good food in the bar and restaurant with helpful staff. Good choice of draft beers always available.Just a stroll from all the activity of this great town without the 'extra'...More

          Thank Alan E
          Response from Russell H, Owner at The Russell HotelResponded 13 May 2017

          Dear Alan E, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are delighted to hear that you return to us during your trips to St. Andrews, and that you are never disappointed. We do hope to see you...More

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          #3 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
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          3,067 reviews
          #4 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
          Best Western Scores Hotel
          668 reviews
          #12 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
          Macdonald Rusacks Hotel
          1,264 reviews
          #7 of 16 hotels in St Andrews
           
          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Conference Facilities
          • Room Service
          • Breakfast included
          • Breakfast Available
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$156 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 68
          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
          • Scotland >
          • Fife >
          • St Andrews
          • Also Known As
          • Russell Hotel St Andrews ,
          • The Russell Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
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          Traveller (44)
          Room & Suite (15)
          Dining (7)
          Hotel & Grounds (29)
          Bathroom (1)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          cheyennesandhu
          How far is university of st Andrew from the hotel walking.
          7 June 2017|
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          Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
          A couple of minutes - ideal walk.
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          Seniordad
          What has been the experience of people who have tried, with the Russell Hotel's help, to get onto the Old Course as a single? I understand that you have to get up very early and go to the course. Any thoughts?
          18 March 2017|
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          Response from noodles15215 | Reviewed this property |
          you have to enter the ballot like everyone else I'm afraid
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          Room Tips
          "request corner room w/ bay window & view of the sea !!"
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          "Front facing rooms are clearly the best for views"
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          "Just enjoyed eating but not tried for overnight."
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          "opt for sea view rooms at the front of the hotel for excellent views over St Andrews bay and larger rooms."
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