Overlooking West Sands Beach and the Links Golf Course, Old Course Hotel features a luxury spa and award-winning restaurant. Set in a magnificent building, the hotel has scenic views and elegant rooms. The Old Course Hotel St Andrews has the Kohler Waters Spa, which offers luxury spa treatments, a hydrotherapy pool, experience showers and cold plunge pool. There is also a 20-yard swimming pool and fitness center. The refurbished bedrooms at Old Course have sumptuous décor and modern bathrooms with designer toiletries. With original character, rooms also feature flat-screen TVs and fluffy bathrobes. Free Wi-Fi is included. With 3 AA-Rosettes, Road Hole Restaurant offers fine dining and over 200 whiskeys, the contemporary Swilcan Loft serving an eclectic international menu with locally sourced Scottish produce and the most famous 19th hole in golf – The Jigger Inn, serving traditional pub food and its very own Jigger Ale. Located in scenic St Andrews, Old Course Hotel is just yards from the rugged Scottish coastline and North Sea. Nearby Dundee can be reached in 20 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 king bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.5
Comfort
9.5
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
8.9
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See what guests loved the most:

  • J
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff and location excellent! Amenities were excellent!
  • Doddy
    Indonesia Indonesia
    Everything was perfect. All of the facilities were amazing. They provided nespreso machine and also many choices of tea. Breakfast selection was all good. They also gave complimentary spa.
  • Praneet
    United States of America United States of America
    The stay here was great as it was one of the "bucket list" events at the home of golf. The room was great as was the breakfast spread at this place.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
4 Restaurants On Site

  • Road Hole Restauran
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Hams Hame
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
  • The Jigger Inn
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
  • Swilcan Loft
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Old Course Hotel St Andrews
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Free parking
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Mini golf
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
3 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoor
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Pool 2 – indoorAdditional charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
Pool 3 – indoorAdditional charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Plunge pool
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Old Course Hotel St Andrews takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

There is a daily charge of GBP 40.00 per person to access the Kohler Water Spa facilities, access to the leisure and fitness center is included with your overnight stay.

SPLASH TIME - Children can use the Fitness Pool between 10am and 5pm if supervised by an adult. Children under 16 years are not permitted to use the gym.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Old Course Hotel St Andrews

  • Old Course Hotel St Andrews has 4 restaurants:

    • The Jigger Inn
    • Hams Hame
    • Road Hole Restauran
    • Swilcan Loft

  • Yes, Old Course Hotel St Andrews is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Old Course Hotel St Andrews offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Beach
    • Bicycle rental
    • Personal trainer
    • Yoga classes
    • Swimming pool
    • Beauty services
    • Walking tours
    • Fitness
    • Locker rooms
    • Facial treatments
    • Fitness classes
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Old Course Hotel St Andrews on this page.

  • The prices at Old Course Hotel St Andrews may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Old Course Hotel St Andrews is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The nearest beach is 1,150 feet from Old Course Hotel St Andrews. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Old Course Hotel St Andrews can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Old Course Hotel St Andrews include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Old Course Hotel St Andrews is 0.7 miles from the center of St. Andrews. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.