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Lake Forest
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

From the moment I walked thru the doors of this beautiful hotel, I was showered with attention....from the kilted doorman, to the bell desk, to the check-in staff. We had a wonderfully, spacious suite with an awesome view overlooking the 18th hole and the sea beyond. Our room was spotless and had every amenity. After a long flight, all I... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to leave your feedback on your stay with us. I was delighted to read that many aspects of your stay with us were so positive. The beds are fabulous and I'm glad you enjoyed yours so much. We look forward to having you stay with us again, when you're next in StAndrews. Best... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Gorgeous view over the golf course. We were upgraded to a suite - gorgeous bathrooms, spacious, nice bed, turn down service, nice breakkie, lovely atmosphere, spectacular hotel, really special experience, easy walk into centre too

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to leave your feedback on your recent stay with us. I was delighted to read that you had a great time, and that you enjoyed the hotel and that our team looked after you well. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back, next time... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Everything about our room was fantastic! The bed was amazingly comfortable, the room's décor was elegant and comfortable, the bathroom was spacious with a fantastic shower system. Everything was immaculate. Every staff person was extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely return.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and then for leaving such wonderful feedback. The staff will enjoy reading your positive comments about their service to you. The morale is strong in the team and so I'm glad this shone through in their service to you. When flying east again to Scotland, we look forward to welcoming... More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The best hotel in St Andrews with a super spa in the building and the jigger bar attached, great breakfasts and the suites are generously sized, the dining and bars and of course many rooms offer spectacular views of the first and last couple of holes

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

Dear Guest, WOW, thank you for leaving such great feedback. I was delighted to read that you left having had a great stay with us. When you're back over this way again, we look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes from the Home of Golf, David Scott Director of Operations More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Spent two nights in this very comfortable hotel just after the Open Golf competition had taken place. Still a great buzz about the town! Staff very helpful, room at the back so not overlooking the golf club, but still had a pleasant outlook. Enjoyed the breakfast each morning, but felt that the cooked' Scottish breakfast' would have been fresher served... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your great feedback. I have shared your constructive feedback on Breakfast with the team and they greatly appreciate you taking the time to point out the issue with the buffet breakfast. I was delighted to read that overall you had a memorable stay with us and our team looked after you well. I hope you... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I Booked Afternoon Tea as a gift for our Son & Daughter in Law 1st Wedding Anniversary, thank you so much for making this special for them, rose petals on the table it is these little touches that make a difference

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for coming over to the Old Course Hotel for Afternoon Tea. I was delighted to read that you really enjoyed the experience and our team looked after you well. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, David Scott Director of Operations More 

London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

we were here on a Porsche golf event. from start to finish the experience was great. lovely bar, good food and excellent staff. would recommend this hotel very highly. make sure you get a room facing the sea, the car park isn't quite as pretty! all in all a fab time, great spa and if you are there for golf,... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to leave your feedback. I was delighted to read that you had a great time with us and that our team looked after you well. I hope you can join us again soon in the Home of Golf. Best wishes, David Scott Director of Operations More 

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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79 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The Old Course Hotel sits on #17 of the Old Course and has a bar and restaurant on the 4th floor overlooking one of the most famous sites in all of golf--Road Hole, #1, #18 and the R&A. The hotel staff is fantastic and their golf team gets you to/from the hotel, practice ranges and courses efficiently. Hotel, staff, food... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your great feedback, further to staying with us. Our team will be thrilled to read your feedback as they get a kick out of exceeding guests expectations. I hope you can join us again when flying over to Scotland and the Home of Golf. With best wishes, David Scott Director of Operations More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Visited for a friends b day and had a great time. Nice room at the front albeit to the rear would be better. Great bar on the 4th floor with better views although drinks are pricey. The spa is small but very good although the roof top Jacuzzi is a bit exposed. We ate in the jigger inn, which has... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. I was glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you managed to take in the breath-taking views from our fourth floor. Equally pleasing was to read that our team looked after you well. They will greatly appreciate your kind feedback. I hope when travelling north again, you can join us... More 

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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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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Room types
  • Suites
  • 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: $240 - $536 (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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