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Albany Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Manhattan
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well located, friendly staff, clean. Lack of a lift and problematic parking were the only disadvantages. Walking distance access to the coastline and golf course and views does provide an offset however.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location, very helpful and friendly staff, nice breakfast. Staff promptly addressed issue of dirty dishes in our room. Some rooms are up several flights of stairs. We would have assigned 5 stars but mattress was soft and room was hot.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologise for the dirty cups which were unfortunately missed when checking the room but am delighted this was quickly dealt with. I hope to see you again soon.

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super location, wonderful breakfast, brilliant staff. Yes the room could be bigger and the shower could be more powerful but to be honest it's nothing to get too worried about. Would definitely stay again - they even made us bacon sandwiches when we checked out before breakfast was being served.

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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 you were well looked after during your stay with us and very much hope to see you again soon.

Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lovely peaceful room overlooking the garden. Shame about the resident above me who had too much alcohol but hotel could not help that. Bathroom first rate and breakfast very good, all staff were super.

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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. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your breakfast and the team looked after you well. Hope to welcome you back soon.

Truckee, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was on top floor, slanted ceiling, dormer windows and quite small. Clean accommodations with friendly staff. Great breakfast included with room and a nice sitting area with bar on main level.

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Lynne H, Duty Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed our delicious breakfast and found our staff friendly. We would love to welcome you back if you return to St Andrews.

East Hanover, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a modern hotel with conveniences like an elevator, spa bathroom, and numerous well placed electrical outlets forget about the Albany. What the Albany lacks in "mod-cons"it more than makes up for in terms of charm, coziness, and friendliness. I would also rate the breakfast as better than average. The staff are extremely friendly and beyond...

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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 you recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time here and were well looked after by the team here at the Albany. I very much hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

In town to visit my daughter who is a student at the university. The room was clean and well-appointed. Staff very responsive about questions and needs. Breakfast lovely and delicious. Location couldn't be better. Will stay again next time we are in St. Andrews.

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Lynne H, Duty Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

I am delighted to hear that you will be choosing the Albany next time you stay in St Andrews. Thank you for your wonderful comments about the staff, breakfast and room. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally was booked into room 11 in the basement but while I was getting my luggage from my car they changed the booking to room 17 which I was happy about as I found in the morning that room 11 is right beside the doors to the breakfast area. Small room but a separate desk area to work. Beds a...

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Lynne H, Duty Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Albany and I am pleased you found our staff to be friendly and helpful. Our rooms are all very unique and all different sizes due to the type of property we have but I am pleased that you found your room comfortable. We will also have a look at the toilet flush and the shower...

Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Albany Hotel after a very long drive to get to St. Andrews. The front desk staff was very helpful in telling us how to get to both the restaurant that we had reservations and to the Castle and Cathedral. Although the room we rented was all the way on the top floor we were able to...

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Lynne H, Duty Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

I am happy to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay here at the Albany Hotel and found our reception staff to be helpful. They all have a very good knowledge of the town and I am pleased that they were able to help you. I am also delighted that you enjoyed your room and thank you for the...

Incline Village, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made my reservation 7 months in advance, only to get there and find they couldn't accommodate us with nearby rooms to our friends. But the worse part was the room they put us in. It was in the lowest level, situated between the breakfast room and the public bathrooms. And it was so tiny you couldn't hardly move around...

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Lynne H, Duty Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel and I am pleased to hear that you found our staff nice and enjoyed the breakfast. I am terribly sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your room and found it to be small, however it was a small double room that you booked. Due to where our 2 small double rooms are...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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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: $188 - $541 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in St Andrews
#5 Business Hotel in St Andrews
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“Small single is small! 😄”
LMKEMAC, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“I had room 19 at the top of the stairs. It had twin beds and a nice view of the rooftops of St Andrews. The top hinge of the bathroom door and room door made handy attachment points for my travel clothesline.”
MargaretC7, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay at all.”
SusanM807, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you are not on the top floors as the rooms can be warm during the day and early evening.”
rcpsmc, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Variety of rooms and suites available from 1 - Family/ Suites”
432gillianh, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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