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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This family owned and run hotel is a real home from home in St Andrews. It is ideally situated overlooking West Sands, close to town & to the golf courses. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and the full Scottish breakfasts set you up for the day.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We stayed and ate at this hotel which looks out over the sea (we didnt't have a sea view which the owner was apologetic about!). The beds were comfortable, the staff friendly and welcoming and the restaurant serves great and very reasonably priced food.

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Waterbury VT
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Had dinner (twice it was that good!) with several friends. Very friendly, welcoming and helpful staff. A great place for haggis, neeps and tatties but the the salmon is also recommended. Mike the barman/ owner was good enough to teach us a little bit about local whisky. A fun time!

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1Thank Andy S
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We recently stayed at the hotel for five nights. Our room was great overlooking the sea. The location is very convenient to explore St. Andrews. The owners and staff are very congenial and made us feel as though we were with friends. Excellent food!

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1Thank Patty C
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We recently spent 4 nights at The Russell Hotel on the Scores, steps from the first tee at the Old Course. The customer service was outstanding with a very friendly staff and atmosphere. We had a very small double room but it was adequate for our needs. Small bathroom but nice shower with good hot water and water pressure. The...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The position of this hotel is great but it is nothing to write home about. I think St. Andrews' hotels are generally overpriced. This is no exception. The seagulls wake you up very early in the morning - something needs to be done about them, they make such a noise and mess. This hotel has no air conditioning and basic...

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Recently stayed here for 5 days on a golf package to St. Andrews. We were blown away by the hospitality of the staff. Regardless of whether we were talking to the owner, his son, one of the wait staff or the cleaning staff, everyone was extremely friendly and you felt like you were with family. The food was fantastic! As...

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We spent a weekend here to attend a nearby wedding. Pros: Great location right in the heart of the city Comfortable bed, we got a good night's sleep Good staff - welcoming and accommodating Varied and filling breakfast Cons: Double bed consisted of 2 mattresses pushed together, We did sleep well (this format seems to be the norm these days)...

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Williams AZ
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We have stayed at the Russell on several occasions and its always a pleasant experience. A small family run hotel and they are constantly improving the rooms. Breakfast is always great and the dinners are great value, especially the bar meals which offer a great way to eat in a casual setting with a great pint of beer. Alex, the...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Oddly enough our party of 8 were on our annual golf trip You will find that golf in St Andrews is very well served with it being the home of golf, but then you knew that anyway. What you might not know is that this is a genuinely excellent independent hotel with all of the good things you would hope...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Restaurant at The Russell
Restaurant at The Russell
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, International
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Russell Hotel

Address: 26 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9AS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: ₹ 10,035 - ₹ 10,807 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Russell Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Russell Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
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“opt for sea view rooms at the front of the hotel for excellent views over St Andrews bay and larger rooms.”
rrmdivers, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Check which floor room will be situated on”
NantwichBuzzer, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the bay”
katienairn, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for a Bay View. Lovely in good weather; dramatic in bad.”
398kend, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We only dined there”
nilocremitrom, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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