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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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    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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114 reviews 114 reviews
32 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night. First thought was, " oh, bit old fashioned" which the reception area is, haven't seen a big check in ledger like they have for years, was quite quirky. The bar area was sooooo Cosey with the coal fire on. The manager was a real gent, very helpful. First room we were given was ok but... More 

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edinburgh, scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a very comfortable night at this hotel. The whole atmosphere was very welcoming. The room was ideal and the food was very good. We had booked a cab to take us to the theatre and when it didn't look as if it was going to appear the owner offered to take us in his own car - what... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room #10 on the top floor. The room has a beautiful view of the beach and the old golf course. That’s about all it has going for it. Ugly furnishings, uncomfortable bed, old carpeting, and a shower that would be perfect in a gym, not a hotel. Overpriced at 165UK/ night. But since it’s St. Andrews, the... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
43 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a pleasant over night stay in early December at Russells. Rooms 15 and 16 were clean and comfortable although some running maintenance could be carried out to make a stay a better experience. Evening meal/breakfast were well cooked and presented in very pleasant warm cosy surroundings. would certainly recommend Russells for anyone wishing a good value homely stay in... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
69 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unfortunately we booked somewhere else to stay for our 1 night at St Andrews, but came across this pub whilst walking home and stopped in for a drink. The staff and patrons were very welcoming and the atmosphere is great. Highly recommend you drop in for a pint if you are in the area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would highly recommend dinner, bed and breakfast at the Russell Hotel. Our room had a stunning view towards the West Sands. The bar was cosy with a welcoming fire and friendly staff. The food was delicious with generous portions. The best scrambled eggs for breakfast that I've ever tasted! One could not ask for more. Thank you to everyone... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a warm welcome, a very good dinner and breakfast in between a very good sleep in a comfortable warm, if small, room with a cosy bed and a superb sea view. Thanks. Just what we needed. Bar staff great as well, brought a smile to our faces.

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Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Visited the Russell for the first time on Saturday evening for drinks and dinner in their resteruant It was a lovely experience from start to finish. We sat down in the snug little bar and was offered drinks while we chose what to eat at our leisure. No push people here at all. The menu is well varied with something... More 

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Westerville, Ohio, United States
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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
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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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Additional Information about Russell Hotel

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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