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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Welcoming and kindhearted hotel staff, charming and comfortable room, delicious breakfast, and located in the heart of Saint Andrews---what's not to love? I wholeheartedly recommend The Albany and will happily stay there next time I visit.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you had a great stay with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in St Andrews, the staff was nice enough, breakfast was okay and the junior suite has a lovely balcony. I found however the hotel being dated, the shower pressure pathetic - an old electric Mira shower with extremely low pressure -, carpet and wall paper needing a refresh and no noise insulation. On paper it looked like a...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I have noted your comments and will certainly look into the pressure in the shower. We have a rolling maintenance and refurbishment plan here at the hotel and do try to keep the character of the building which is just over 250 years old....

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, clean and accommodating. Close to the centre and as a golf trip stop over was ideal. Although the weather was sub zero with a bit of snow and horrible east wind the rooms were more than comfortable and lovely and warm to come back to.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am pleased to hear you had a good stay with us and very much hope to welcome you back in the future, hopefully when the weather is a bit warmer.

Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in the heart of St Andrews with easy walks to restaurants and local shops. Bedroom was excellent, clean, fresh linen, warm room, in room tea maker and a morning Scottish breakfast choice that would be fitting of many of the local 4 star hotels - great to see then supporting Scottish food industry -). Staff were so helpful...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you had an amazing stay with us and very pleased to hear you will recommend us. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 1st visit to the Albany Hotel in St Andrews & my husband & I were so impressed with the friendly,happy staff & the general greeting & service we received. The breakfast was lovely, good choice, good portions & very quick for freshly cooked food. Again the staff were very cheerful & helpful. I would recommend this hotel...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted you had a good stay with us. I am very proud of the team here at the Albany and am delighted to hear they looked after you well during your stay. I very much hope to welcome you back...

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel at a weeks notice because of location and reviews.We were not disappointed.We have never been to St Andrew's before. The hotel was easy to get to on foot from the bus station.It was in a historic part of St Andrew's close to the university and the sea. On arrival we were met by a very friendly...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us at the Albany Hotel. I am delighted to hear you loved your stay and were well looked after by the team. We very much hope to see you again soon.

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this location is perfect, the hotel, the staff and food. A cosy hotel right in the middle of the town. Definitely a great location for golfers and those that just want a relaxing stroll around St Andrews.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am delighted to hear your comments and hope to welcome you back soon.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I required to stay in St Andrews for a week to attend the University. The Albany offered a very competitive rate and was very close to the school I was attending. My room was not huge, but adequate and very comfortable, with the required facilities and sufficient space to study with a laptop and books, albeit sitting on the bed....

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your stay with us. I am delighted you had an excellent stay and enjoyed a good breakfast with us. I very much hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived in the evening and met Ellen. She was absolutely welcoming and even helped carry my large suitcase up the stairs to my room on the first level. This was indeed a great help/ relief as I was weary from having travelled the whole day from London to Edinburgh and then onward to St. Andrews. The single room I...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that the team were very helpful and looked after you well. I am sorry to hear that the water pressure was not too good during your stay and you had difficulty with the sink tap, I...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay in Albany hotel, St Andrews. My husband and I stay 8 nights in Albany hotel. The room is clean, well deco, helpful customer service at the front desk. Walking distance to the market street where all the shops are located. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for nice Scottish hotel experience in St...

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Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am very pleased to hear of your experience during your recent stay with us and very glad to hear you will recommend us. I very much hope to welcome you back soon.

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, friendly, informal 3 star hotel. The first in St Andrews to be awarded the prestigious title 'Townhouse Hotel' by the Scottish Tourist Board. The quaint old building has a warm personality all of its own. You will love the craftsmanship of the many original features. Built from 1764, the hotel consists of two Georgian terraced houses, both exactly the same layout, built for two brothers by their father, Mr Thomas Low. With only 22 rooms (all en-suite), we are able to maintain very high standards in accommodation and service without losing our warm and caring attitude towards our guests. Special, great value seasonal, weekend and golf breaks are often available, so contact the hotel for details. The hotel will also be delighted to help arrange golf, sightseeing tours and visits to places of interest. We look forward to you spending some time with us at The Albany Hotel and getting a real flavour for everything St Andrews has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albany Hotel

Address: 56 North Street, St Andrews KY16 9AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: $134 - $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albany Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Albany Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
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#4 Family Hotel in St Andrews
#5 Business Hotel in St Andrews
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“Rooms in the front are noisy-traffic and talking. As there are no lifts, ask for a room on the ground floor”
  • The compact ensuite bathroom
  • The heating rail was a welcome feature
  • View of Younger Hall from my room
  • The cosy but tight room
  • After the snow fall
 of 5 bubbles laiseinm, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you are with friends or with children garden suite perfect”
 of 5 bubbles chrisrhy, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There is no lift - so grateful to be on ground floor if you are over 60. ”
 of 5 bubbles voyager772015, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was quite small, but we knew that.”
 of 5 bubbles Zzforrest, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Turn off the radiator, it's warm enough !!”
 of 5 bubbles Galdanagh, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
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