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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
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Russell Hotel
Ranked #12 of 19 Hotels in St. Andrews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westerville, Ohio, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel was small & charming in the bar & restaurant. Dinner was excellent but our room was very small with stained carpeting & top spread. Owners were very nice. Location was on The Scores and close to St Andrews Royal Ancient Golf Club with great view. Didn't sleep well due to apparent lack of cleanliness- would not return.

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Princeton, New Jersey
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This small charmer is a short walk to the Old Course, restaurants, shops, the university, and the gorgeous beach. The rooms are nicely decorated with traditional Scottish woolens, sometimes with a modern twist. In the 2 rooms I've stayed in, I found comfortable beds, en suite (but small) baths, and in-room tea, hot cocoa, and and delicious Scottish shortbread. The... More

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

While traveling with friends and joining my husband who was on a golfing trip prior to my arrival we were fortunate enough to have the pleasure of staying at his wonderful hotel. The staff and owner could not of been more accommodating. The food was wonderful, the atmosphere terrific and location was perfect. We were located right in the heart... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My son had to stay alone in St Andrews for a week for St Andrews University. The hotel was Very accommodating and he was very happy in his room. The price was great, especially since it is on The Scores!! This hotel will be our "go to" place in the future.

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Hyderabad, India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
20 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We celebrate our buddies 65th birthday at Russell and carried our Champaign to be chilled and served not knowing if they will agree to it. Our Hostess Helen was kind enough to allow us to pop our bubbly. The food was outstanding. I had the grilled Cod and the rest had Monk fish Sirloin Steak Lamb Chop were all delicious... More

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North Carolina
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stayed at the Russell Hotel for 5 nights in July, 2014. As the group leader of a group of 8 golfers, we reserved 5 rooms (3 double and 2 single rooms). The St. Andrews Bay View rooms were fantastic. The standard rooms were also very nice. The location could not have been better (300 yards from the 1st tee... More

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12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Nice little hotel on the Scores in St Andrews. The rooms are nice and comfortable. I would recommend booking a seaview for the extra cost , its worthwhile. The bar is nice and has some great characters working and passing through. Would loved to have spent longer there but will be back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night recently in a seaside view room. Great views from the second floor and gentle breeze was refreshing. Gordon's team which included Sophia and Alex were very friendly and accommodating. The small bar is great and has a wide selection of scotch and is the place to be If you like hearty food, and good stories. We... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

we didn't actually stay in the hotel just spent time in the bar and restaurant. We stopped in for drink on a wet blustery afternoon well before the restaurant opened for dinner. One turned into a few and we stayed and had supper. Had fun with the bartender and in no time the restaurant was open so we just sat... More

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175 reviews 175 reviews
35 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Pros: Fine small seaside hotel near the R&A. Good pub and breakfast. Close to everything. Had a very good makeover in the bathrooms. Rooms like a view are worth it on a rainy day. Very good value but call in advance. Cons: No lift. Parking could be a problem at peak times of the year.

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Address: 26 The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Russell Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Russell Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland

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