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The Best Western Scores Hotel is the closest hotel to the 1st tee of the world famous Old Course and the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse.A 5 minute walk will take you to many of the towns attractions including the ancient castle and cathedral ruins, the 600 year old university and the historic town centre.The hotel occupies two traditional Victorian town houses dating back to 1864 and 1880 and retains many of the large former drawing rooms as junior suites. 36 rooms in total, many of which have stunning views views over the West Sands beach whilst others enjoy an outlook over the newly landscaped garden and terraces.Champions Grill has unforgettable views of the West Sands and the 1st tee of the Old Course from its 9 large picture windows - there is no better way to start your day!Alexanders Restaurant offer quality Scottish food in a traditional Victorian setting with white linen, gold chandeliers and a magnificent view.Chariots Bar, names after the film 'Chariots of Fire' (which was partially shot on the West Sands) is a typical Scottish Snug serving Bar and Snack Menus daily, with al fresco dining weather permitting!
All reviews great location west sands junior suite golf course sea view reception staff room was large fantastic views breakfast room golf trip short stay one night stay play golf town centre full scottish breakfast first class haggis
Don’t let the slightly dated hotel put you off going in. Our pre Xmas meal was faultless and the service was first class. The views over the west sands and Old Course are amazing. I recommend the mackerel starter and raspberry roulade for dessert.
My husband and I arrived early for our stay at the Scores, desk staff was on the phone and not welcoming at all. He told us to place our bags by the stairs and come back at check-in time .... not very accommodating for tired,...More
Date of stay: August 2018
Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores HotelResponded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. I apologise that our receptionist was not more accommodating , however , although we would love to give everyone an early check in, it is not possible. Our previous guests have until 11am to check out and then the room...More
We recently stayed at the Scores Hotel when dropping off my daughter for her first year at university. We were very tired after a long and delayed flight, and requested to check in early. The receptionist (small and blonde, sorry didn’t catch her name) was...More
Date of stay: September 2018
1 Thank cld2310
Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores HotelResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We hope your daughter has settled in and is enjoying university life. It is always appreciated when someone takes the time to give a positive review, it gives our team a sense of satisfaction when someone highlights...More
This hotel is in dire need of a facelift. Peeling wallpaper, old bathrooms, bulbs burned out in old light fixtures. Location is ideal. Service is okay - breakfast is downright awful. This clearly was once a grand hotel, but it’s time to upgrade the old...More
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Given the constraints of the buildings the Scores works hard to give customers a good experience. If you are lucky enough to get a room at the front, the views over the West Sands are spectacular. We had a room at the back which had...More
Date of stay: October 2018
1 Thank Michael G
Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores HotelResponded November 2, 2018
Many thanks for your kind review. We welcome feedback from all our guests and it is a great morale boost for the team when their efforts are recognised. I am delighted you thought there was a welcoming atmosphere, it is always our aim...More
Response from bwscoresstandrews | Property representative |
The hotel has a small car park at the rear of the hotel. It is accessed through the archway on the right hand side as you enter Golf Place towards West Sands beach. Sorry for the delay in replying, your question was only... More
The hotel has a small car park at the rear of the hotel. It is accessed through the archway on the right hand side as you enter Golf Place towards West Sands beach. Sorry for the delay in replying, your question was only passed onto us today
No they do not have a shuttle. We arranged a private transfer from Edinburgh and took a cab back to the city a few days later. Other options included shared vans/shuttles or public transportation, although I'm not sure how... More
No they do not have a shuttle. We arranged a private transfer from Edinburgh and took a cab back to the city a few days later. Other options included shared vans/shuttles or public transportation, although I'm not sure how near the train leaves you to the center of St. Andrews.