Old Course Hotel

Star Rating
5 out of 5
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4.7 / 5Exceptional
710 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews
    8 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Old Course at St Andrews
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    St. Andrews Links
    10 min walk
  • Airport
    Dundee (DND)
    22 min drive

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020 3788 4841

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    About this area

    St. Andrews

    Located in St. Andrews, Old Course Hotel is in the city centre and near the beach. St. Andrews Links and Swilken Bridge are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore West Sands and Castle Sands. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tannadice Park or Dens Park.

    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews - 8 min walk
    • Old Course at St Andrews - 9 min walk
    • The Scores - 9 min walk
    • St. Andrews Links - 10 min walk
    • St. Andrews Aquarium - 10 min walk

    Getting around

    • St. Andrews Leuchars Station - 8 min drive
    • Edinburgh (EDI) - 57 min drive


    • Where to eat
    • Road Hole Restaurant – Fine-dining restaurant with a bar. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
    • Sands Grill – Brasserie. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
    • The Dukes Bar and Grill – Restaurant with a bar. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
    • The Jigger Inn – Pub. Serves lunch and dinner daily.

    About this property

    Old Course Hotel

    This smoke-free hotel features 4 restaurants, 2 indoor pools and a full-service spa. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, a golf course, 2 bars/lounges and a health club are on-site. All 144 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and plasma TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and premium bedding.

    Awards and affiliations

    Green/Sustainable Property
    This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
    • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

    Property amenities


    Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
    Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    Free self parking
    Free valet parking
    Limo/town car service

    Food and drink

    Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–10 AM: GBP 19.50 per person
    4 restaurants
    2 bars/lounges
    24-hour room service
    Coffee/tea in a common area

    Things to do

    2 indoor pools
    Aerobics classes
    Fitness centre
    Full-service spa
    Golf course
    Golf driving range
    Pilates classes
    Hot tub
    Yoga classes

    Family friendly

    2 indoor pools
    Dry-cleaning service
    Laundry facilities


    Banquet hall
    Free newspapers in reception
    Front-desk safe
    Gift shop/newsstand
    Reception hall

    Guest services

    24-hour front desk
    Concierge services
    Daily housekeeping
    Dry-cleaning service
    Golf lessons
    Laundry facilities
    Luggage storage
    Multilingual staff
    Tour/ticket assistance
    Turndown service
    Wedding services

    Languages spoken


    Business services

    24-hour business centre
    5 meeting rooms




    13 treatment rooms
    Body scrubs
    Body treatments
    Body wraps
    Couples treatment room(s)
    Manicures and pedicures
    Massage/treatment rooms
    Spa open daily
    Hot tub
    Steam room


    If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    Accessible bathroom
    In-room accessibility
    Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    Wheelchair-accessible parking
    Assistive listening devices available


    Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    Air conditioning
    Blackout drapes/curtains
    Hypo-allergenic bedding
    Premium bedding


    Free toiletries
    Shower/bathtub combination


    40-inch plasma TV
    TV channels
    pay films
    premium channels

    Food and drink

    Coffee/tea maker


    Connecting rooms available
    Free newspapers
    Iron/ironing board
    Laptop-compatible safe
    Laptop-friendly workspace
    Turndown service


    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I have been going on holiday to St. Andrews for many, many years but have only stayed in The Old Course once before. This was a superb experience. I had paid extra for a room with a sea view and my goodness was it worth it! I think I had the best view of the golf course, the West Sands and the town! It was totally magnificent. The room was lovely and the facilities were superb. I used the Leisure Pool, which was quite difficult to find but was very quiet at the time I was using it. I also ate in The Sands Grill and this was excellent . The Cullen skink was outstanding, then I had the venison which was melt-in-your-mouth tasty. Breakfast in The Road Hole Restaurant on the 4th floor was very special. I managed to get a coveted window seat, which must have been just above my room, because again, the views of the golf course, beach and the town were just outstanding. Breakfast was superb in all aspects. The food is delicious and locally sourced as much as possible. Service is attentive but not over the top. For anyone with a love of golf, a stay here is just so magnificent. I couldn’t recommend it highly enough!

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Very nice historic stay. Jigger Inn is super

    Great historic stay. Was able to walk out on the course for photos with no problem. Jigger Inn is the best but small. Eating on site is an issue but town is walking distance so great options like Cormars for fish and chips

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Old Course resort review.

    Return trip and was pleasantly impressed with staff and standards within this gorgeous hotel and resort. Still a little cold within the whole of the hotel but amenities and locale more than make up for this. We will be back.

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    I was bringing my mum and I for Christmas dinner Walter losing my dad. I thought it would be a special experience. The booking process was very challenging but eventually everything was resolved by the management team. The room was excellent and the dinner exceptional. The service at the meal was great but overall the staff seemed a bit confused with the Christmas logistics. Two examples. Firstly I prepaid the meal but the £270 was still added to the bill at dinner. In the morning I called to see what time the spa opened and was told 7am. Went down to find it locked and reception eventually figured out it was 9am. They dealt with it well and offered complimentary coffee in the library but I did expect them to know these details.

    Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

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