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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
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Russell Hotel
Ranked #11 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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Hyderabad, India
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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
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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
83 helpful votes 83 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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171 reviews 171 reviews
34 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Just returned from a golf trip to St. Andrews. 16 of us arrived on Saturday afternoon and the hotel was excellent. The rooms are very basic but how long do you actually spend in them when you're on a golf trip? Beds were very comfortable, showers could do with a bit more power but that would be my only complaint... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

What a lovely friendly hotel. We were in room 10 which overlooked the sea and beautiful coast of St Andrews. Apparently room 11 has better views as it's on the corner of the hotel but we couldn't complain. Dinner in the small but nicely organised restaurant was terrific!! Breakfast was also served in the restaurant with plenty of choice. The... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night with an itison voucher and was well impressed. Room was not huge and layout was a bit quirky but for a building this age that was fine. Everything was clean and well presented. Highlight was the restaurant, meal was first class and could not be faulted. Wine list was extensive and not over priced. Location is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Our group of four adults and one grumpy 2 year old stopped off at this hotel for a pub lunch one rainy, cold day in St Andrews. The staff welcomed us and went to great efforts to make sure we had all we needed for our 2 year old. Although they didn't have a specific kids menu or any changing... More

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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*
Also Known As:
Russell Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland

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