Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Old Course Hotel St Andrews

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 50 feet 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.

Old Course Hotel St Andrews has been welcoming guests since Aug 19, 2005

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 parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Closest beaches
  • West Sands Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1,150 feet from property
  • St Andrews East Sands Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Is the hotel currently affected by Coronavirus? What would happen if you booked then it was affected? Thanks
    The hotel is currently open for business as usual. At present our normal T&C's for all booking apply.
    Answered on March 13, 2020
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?
    The is no shuttle service from the hotel to the West Sands beach. The beach is a short 10 minute walk from the hotel.
    Answered on October 16, 2019
  • Is this room dog friendly
    We do have a few dog friendly rooms on property - I would recommend contacting the hotel directly to ensure that you are allocated to one of these.
    Answered on March 27, 2021
  • Is there free access to spa all day?
    Guest have complimentary access to out Leisure Club from 6am - 10pm everyday. Guests also have complimentary access to the spa between 7am - 10am and ..
    Answered on October 23, 2019
  • Are there spa treatments available and if so can can I make appointments on arrival?
    Good Afternoon, We do offer reduced Spa menu at the moment. We would recommend booking treatments prior to arrival to secure your preferred time. Ple..
    Answered on September 29, 2020
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Hotel area info *
4 Restaurants On Site

    Road Hole Restauran

    Food: British, Scottish

    Open for: Dinner

    Hams Hame

    Food: British, Scottish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The Jigger Inn

    Food: British, Scottish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Swilcan Loft

    Food: British, Scottish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Old Course Hotel St Andrews
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • 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
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • 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
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • 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
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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


From 4:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM


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 are considered 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

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Old Course Hotel St Andrews accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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.

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.

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.

Restaurant is closed from Tue, Jul 06, 2021 until Tue, Aug 31, 2021

FAQs about Old Course Hotel St Andrews

  • The nearest beach is 1,150 feet from Old Course Hotel St Andrews.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Room options at Old Course Hotel St Andrews include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Suite

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

  • Old Course Hotel St Andrews has 4 restaurants:

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

  • 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.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Old Course Hotel St Andrews by:

    • Car 1h 20min

  • Guests staying at Old Course Hotel St Andrews can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet