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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Even though the place was being refurbished when we last visited, the resulting shortcomings were more than compensated by the warmth of the staff. Rooms are small but cosy, breakfast comes in the continental and in the cooked variety and the front room, once refurbished should be welcoming and convenient.

Thank Andreas W
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

We spent a night here while doing tourist items in St. Andrews. It is located several blocks from the golf course, but close enough to walk. Our room was fair-sized with a large bed. The morning breakfast was excellent. We would definitely return again.

Thank NebraskaFan71
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Friendly and helpful staff , with pleasant decor. Comfortable room but bathroom window needed a fresh coat of paint. Nice little lounge, excellent central location with in street parking, and breakfast was outstanding.

Thank LDFN2
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and I stayed here for a week, as he golfed I pursued sight seeing. Super helpful staff. Lovely breakfast and service. Loved the shower. Beds comfortable. I would return and recommend this hotel. All of St. Andrew's attractions were within walking distance.

Thank Madame P
Herndon, Virginia
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Albany hotel with my two teenage children, one of whom was visiting the University of Saint Andrews. The location of the hotel is absolutely perfect. The rooms were clean comfortable, spacious and charming. The hotel staff was as friendly as could be. We enjoyed the breakfast. I would highly recommend the Albany Hotel!

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay here with modern amenities. Situated in the centre of town in walking distance to all the attractions and restaurants. The service was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was an enjoyable change with fresh made to order meals. Highly recommended!

Thank Catherine R
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 August 2015

lovely boutique hotel. Small and very comfortable rooms. The junior suite was bigger and led on to a patio. Good breakfast and nice small bar. Typical for St Andrews (smallish rooms), but the service made it. We left our chargers, and they contacted us and will send to us.

Thank GalaxyCricket
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Terrific place. Room was huge (Garden Suite) and had it's own private garden. The hostess is charming and had a lovely cocktail hour every evening for guests to mix and mingle. The breakfast, which is included, was wonderful with lots of choices and generous portions. We were there for THE OPEN and had a fabulous time. The hotel is also...

Thank Desiré O
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We booked the hotel approx. 6 weeks ago. We were a little surprised that they had vacancies, due to the open being in St Andrews this week (and the reason for our visit). But we just must have been lucky as we had a great couple of days. We arrived at 9.45pm and received a very nice welcome. The room...

1Thank Mark L
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Was on a 2-night stopover at St. Andrews on the way back to London from the Scottish Highlands. Hotel was rather small with no elevator. The more convenient Garden Suite was not available then, which meant having to carry our 4 large pieces of luggage up 2 floors to the remaining available room on the top storey. As the room...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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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 - $398 (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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