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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 The Scores, St. Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
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Russell Hotel
Ranked #10 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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Princeton, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 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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Tipperary
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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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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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toronto
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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NYC
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171 reviews 171 reviews
34 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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Harrogate
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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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