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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Booked two rooms for two nights over the August bank holiday weekend. Was impressed when received a welcome email asking if we wanted to book dinner. We duly booked dinner for the Friday night for ourselves and elderly parents. When we arrived we were given rooms that were for other guests after complaining we got moved to a room size... More 

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2 Thank Scarfalene
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most valued feedback. I was very sorry that you left having had some negative experiences through what appears to be some poor communication between departments. Please accept my sincere apologies for this. I would greatly appreciate if you would be so kind as to contact me privately, as your satisfaction is most important to... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Great hotel in every way. There are a lot of options for golfers and non golfers. Walking distance to St. Andrews town is 15 minutes away. The golf museum is 10 minutes away. Great location. Beautiful views of the course and the ocean (Chariots of Fire filmed there). Bathroom and spa with Kohler fixtures are second to none. Spectacular Kohler... More 

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OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for deciding to stay with us recently and also for leaving such positive feedback. I was delighted to learn that your stay with us was so good and that you took advantage and enjoyed the Kohler Waters Spa. I hope that you will find time again to fly over and visit us once more in the... More 

San Diego, California
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55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stayed two nights in a room with a balcony overlooking the 17th hole and the whole thing is just spectacular. Not overly opulent, but just oozing with golf and offering exceptional service. Breakfast was probably the best we had in Scotland.

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1 Thank Mark787
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving such positive feedback further to staying with us. I was delighted to read that you had such a great time, and that our team looked after you well. I note that you enjoyed breakfast,,, the Eggs Benedict is amazing, and a good accompaniment to the incredible views from the Road Hole Restaurant. I hope... More 

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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Sad but true this hotel needs a major upgrade...stayed in a suite overlooking the road hole. Carpets all torn and worn out. Kohler bathroom a mess bath jacuzzi switch fell out when turned on! not a great advert for owner that sells bath products. Paint peeling off the walls. A shame as was hoping for better

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3 Thank Davidgolfer
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most valuable feedback. I was very sorry that you left disappointed in your experience. I would be delighted to communicate further with you about your points raised. If you would be so kind, please email me on david.scott@oldcoursehotel.co.uk, or call me on the hotel line 01334 474371. Thank you. With best wishes, David Scott... More 

Katy, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

What an absolutely perfect experience. My husband and I spend two nights here during our week long Scotland vacation and this was by far the most favorite place we stayed. Every staff member we encountered was very helpful. Room was delightful, clean, comfortable and quiet.

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1 Thank Beth G
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for two nights. I was delighted to read that we looked after you well and that we were your favourite hotel during your visit to Scotland. We are most fortunate to have a great team who are really energised to deliver personal service. I am delighted that this shone through... More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Not being a golfer, it's an odd choice for me perhaps, but it was near by to a friend's birthday. We were lucky in that the weather was stunning all weekend and the view out over the bay is truly one to admire. I arrived to0 early for my room, but was headed out anyway, so no problem although I... More 

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1 Thank Quintillian
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great feedback. I was sorry that there were a few small errors in service that disappointed you. Thanks to your comments I have spoken with the Managers and they are actively working with their teams to address the areas you kindly highlighted. I hope on your next visit up north we will have the... More 

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34 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

An absolutely delightful experience!!!! The attention to detail, the professionalism of the staff and the ambience in the rooms plus the view of the Old Course makes this hotel a must stay if you are in the St Andrews area. Ideally located in St Andrews, this hotel caters to its guests every need.

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1 Thank cmclean1
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for leaving such positive feedback on your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that we delivered an all-round experience that resulted in you awarding us 5* on this site. Our team is enjoying the season and I'm delighted this showed in their service to you. I hope you can join us... More 

London, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This hotel is excellent in every way. The room was clean, comfortable and spacious; the staff were friendly, efficient and professional. We were there for 5 nights and were very impressed. We will return again and are happy to recommend this hotel.

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1 Thank HBBG6688
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you leaving such wonderful comments further to your long stay with us. I was delighted to learn that all elements of your time with us were so positive and our team look after you well. I hope you can join us again when travelling up north. With my best wishes, David Scott Director of Operations More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This hotel is absolutely outstanding! The rooms are fabulous the food is brilliant and the staff will do anything they can to help you enjoy your stay! I seriously can't wait to visit again we had an amazing time!

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2 Thank sean r
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, WOW, thank you for such glowing feedback, further to your recent stay with us. Our team are really enjoying their season and I'm delighted this showed in the service that they provided. I hope you can join us again soon in the Home of Golf. With best wishes, David Scott Director of Operations More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We went there in July for an engagement gift from my parents, to have Afternoon Tea. It was beautiful, absolutely gorgeous. However, when going to reception to ask for a wedding brochure, we met an incredibly stuck up receptionist who made us feel anything but important. When somebody looks down their nose at you, it leaves a sour taste in... More 

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1 Thank Phil G
OldCourseHotel, General Manager at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your most valuable feedback. I was very disappointed you felt one of our team did not respond in a positive manner and I have spoken with our Reception Manager who joins me in extending an apology to you. Through your comments, he has taken his team through some training so we provide a consistent first... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Jigger Inn
The Jigger Inn
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bordering the renowned 17th ‘Road Hole’ of the Old Course in the Home of Golf, the Old Course Hotel enjoys a spectacular location overlooking the famous links courses, the West Sands beach and the beautiful Scottish coastline. Discover the historic university town of St Andrews, just a short stroll from the resort, and explore the surrounding countryside of the ancient Kingdom of Fife. With a combination of classically elegant and contemporary interiors, the hotel offers quietly confident service, luxurious facilities and a warm welcome in the finest traditions of Scottish hospitality. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

Address: Old Station Road, St Andrews KY16 9SP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: $250 - $568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 144
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Also Known As:
Old Course Hotel, Golf Hotel St. Andrews
Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort And Spa
Old Course Resort
Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa St Andrews, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#1 Luxury Hotel in St Andrews
#1 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#6 Family Hotel in St Andrews
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