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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed here to celebrate our first anniversary. From the moment you arrive you are met by the concierge and escorted to the reception desk. The check in process was extremely smooth and while your bags are taken to your room you are given a glass of proscecco or iced tea. Our room was extremely spacious and had everything you...

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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Cant express how perfect this hotel is. I stayed with my daughter for a 2 night spa treat ! Unbelievable!!! From the moment we arrived till the moment we left we were made to feel like royalty. We normally visit Cameron House on Loch Lomond for our yearly treat however CAMERON WHO ????? Cameron is not a patch on this...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This hotel offers everything you'd expect from its reputation. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the location is fantastic with views over the golf course and the sea. We stayed in a newly renovated room with a course view, which was large, comfortable and luxurious. We had a drink in the Road Hole bar after dinner where there...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My first visit and I love this hotel. The staff are exceptional from the moment you walk through the door until you depart. Hotel is tasteful and decorated and maintained to a high standard. Rooms were very comfortable. Had dinner in one of the function suite and the meal was very good. Rachel in the Road Hole Bar was exceptional....

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3Thank Patrick H
OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Patrick H, I was delighted to read that this was your first time with us, and that your experience was so positive. I was pleased that you enjoyed your room and that our team looked after you so well. We are most fortunate to have such a highly motivated team and so feedback such as yours is most important,...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere of this place is undoubtedly very special, filled with history, ran by outstanding people and led by a true gentleman, Mr David Scott. Upon our arrival we were taken to our room, and to our biggest surprise, treated to a room upgrade! We were greeted with some of the best macarons we have ever had (better than most...

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear arnaudm149, Thank you for your long-term support of the resort and for taking time to leave such valuable feedback on this site. I was thrilled to read that our team made such a positive impact on your experience and that you left with very special memories. Your comments will certainly put smiles on the faces of our team as...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Newly renovated, the rooms were very well appointed and comfortable. Staff was incredible. Short walk into town. Overall great experience. Bar overlooking The Old Course was spectacular. The Dukes Golf course is fantastic. Spa was great. Good services. A bit crowded, but it was Easter weekend.

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JMyer2017, Thank you for staying with us, and for leaving such wonderful feedback. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and that our team looked after you well. I hope you can join us again soon as we appreciate your support. Thanks again. David Scott

Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel 5 star is great and so relaxing, the rooms are to a great specification with great views, breakfast overlooking the old course and and looking out to sea is breathtaking, everything was perfect, the staff are amazing so helpful and always smiling, nothing is impossible for them. They made our stay a real pleasure

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gemma W, Thank you for joining us over the weekend. I was thrilled to learn that you had such a good stay and that we looked after you well. When the sun is out, it is a special place to enjoy a drink in our bar or have breakfast overlooking the old links, the sea and into town. It...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best staff I ever find in a hotel! Hotel amazing (5stars+), people even better!great food, beautiful view, new rooms just refurbished and a problem Solving approach! It is worthing to stay al least 2 nights to enjoy at the best!

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Demostene78, Many thanks for joining us again. I was delighted to read that you had such a good time and that you enjoyed the changes made to the bedrooms, the cuisine and the service from our team. I hope you can join us again soon as we really appreciate your support. best wishes, David Scott

Godstone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited the hotel several time I was looking forward to the promised refit of the rooms and spa . The rooms were getting very tired so needed some work ....I thought as Kohler ( who own the OCH) are a bathroom company the bathrooms would be refitted.... as they were a bit 90s and tired. ... well the rooms...

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JonathanBateman, Thank you for staying with us again. I was very sorry that your experience fell well short of your expectations. In our newly refurbished bedrooms, our goal was to address many of the points that had been brought to our attention by previous guests. These points included; greatly increased in-room electrics and lighting; fitted wall-mounted TVs; new carpets,...

Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay apologies to the hotel for such a later review. We stayed 2 night last May! I'll bullet point for ease! • we stayed in a large family room on first floor overlooking golf course. • delighted to have a small gift pack placed in our room for our daughter. She loved the teddy bear. What a lovely idea! •...

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OldCourseHotel, Director of Operations at Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear parkersaint, Many thanks for sharing your great feedback on this site and for your long-term support of our resort. Our team regularly check TripAdvisor for comments and so will be thrilled that their efforts were so well appreciated. I hope you can all join us again soon and receive the warm welcome and service that you have enjoyed previously....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Jigger Inn
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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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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $331 - $1,169 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#1 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#1 Luxury Hotel in St Andrews
#6 Family Hotel in St Andrews
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“views overlooking the old course are spectacular!”
JMyer2017, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms over the entrance area.”
Jervaulx, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It is worth paying extra for room facing the golf course/sea and the suites are wonderful.”
Moirad, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“View of golf course and sea is a must.”
Rowy123456, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Save money in winter by not going for the golf course view as the 4th floor bar has the best views anyway!”
915simond, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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