We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Fairmont St Andrews

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Fairmont St Andrews
View Map
{"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

2,778 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Fairmont St Andrews
See the most recent reviews
Showing 2,684: English reviews
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Not our first visit to the Fairmont and it won't be our last! On this visit we returned to the Fairmont to help our daughter, who studies at St Andrews University, to celebrate her 21st birthday. A truly lovely hotel in a wonderful location overlooking the bay and golf course staffed by delightful people! As a party of 9 people,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank David W
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, and thank you for your continued loyalty to Fairmont St Andrews! We do like to ensure that everyone has a brilliant experience and I am pleased we are able to do this for you and your family! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Helpful staff, clean and welcoming rooms and facilities, away from the traffic and buzz of town - all very pleasant and restful. Parking a little complex when there's a conference on, but for the rest - outstanding!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 633rachidb
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words following your stay with us here at Fairmont St Andrews. I am so pleased that you had a great time and we hope that you will return to visit us again soon!

Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

A truly beautiful hotel in a breathtaking setting. The staff were amazingly helpful. The bus service into the town itself was very useful. The spa was gorgeous and the pool and sauna/steam room was incredible. The room on a whole was lovely which a wonderful view of the golf course and the coastline. The bathroom however seemed a little tired....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank braiders21
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay overall and have passed on your very kind comments to the Executive team to share within their departments. I note your comments regarding the breakfast and unfortunately whilst we offer a long timeframe for breakfast occasionally we have...

Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

An impressive looking hotel from the outside, very grand looking in its surroundings. Views of St Andrew amazing especially on the days we were there with the sun shining. Inside at first glance the hotel is equally fabulous however as the eye settles you do begin to notice parts that could be doing with a lick of paint and freshening....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nazirevekerem
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Fairmont St Andrews. We appreciate all feedback to enable us to improve upon the service and facilities. I have noted all your comments and have discussed them with the Executive team to review within their departments on what training and improvements they can do to...

Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely stay in the great setting but the hotel itself was a little bit disappointing. I had visited the spa before and was really looking forward to my overnight stay because of my previously positive experience. The room looked quite worn and needing a revamp. Also the bathroom, particularly the shower, wasn't decorated/cleaned to 5 star standard. The facilities onsite...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank x'Gillian R
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at Fairmont St Andrews. We appreciate all feedback to enable us to improve on the service and facilities offered. I note your comments regarding the bathrooms and can advise that these are planned for refurbishment. Thank you again for taking the time to post your comments and we hope you will...

Texas
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Fairmont St Andrews is a visually appealing, well kept property. The staff is friendly and helpful. Rooms are pretty spacious and well appointed. Nice bathrooms with a bathtub and separate shower. I thought the breakfast buffet was good but not nearly as good as some earlier reviews would indicate. The hotel is a couple miles outside of St Andrews,...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank wirepaladin08
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay at Fairmont St Andrews. We appreciate all guest feedback to help us improve on the service and facilities. I must apologise for the internet connection during your stay we were experiencing major issues which we were working to rectify as quickly as possible but I am sorry for the inconvenience this...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

After being to the fairmont a few years ago a couple of times we decided to book the Fairmont again for my dad's birthday. Although I didn't really remember some of the hotel a few years back, there was a few changes. Staff are nice, the room we stayed in was nice & tidy and the food was good. I...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank jennyelizabethcook
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Fairmont St Andrews. We appreciate all guest feedback to help us improve upon the service and facilities. We are currently reviewing all the menus and will bear in mind your comments regarding the childrens' choices. My apologies for the issue that you experienced regarding the...

Reviewed 15 October 2015

I don't often write reviews but having just read a few recent ones I feel I have to say, this hotel is exceptional. The drive up to the hotel, the views from our room and the reception we receive every time we visit are outstanding, staff couldn't be more helpful. Although we were disappointed the Squire restaurant was closed for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Janette M
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and took the time to post a review. We appreciate all guest feedback to help us improve and I have passed on your comments to the Executive team to review within their department. I note your comments regarding the Squire restaurant and will certainly bear them in mind when looking at this...

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I was at Fairmont St. Andrews for a weekend during the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship and it was really amazing. It's a firs class hotel, with excellentservice. Also the food is very good (once I had dinner at the resturant of the golf clubhouse and the food was really fantastic). And what about the 2 golf courses: I played on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Luca P
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review following your stay with us here at Fairmont St Andrews. I am so pleased that you had an amazing time and were able to enjoy all the facilities on offer. I will ensure your kind words are shared with all the teams, including St Andrews Bar & Grill and the Greenkeeping Team....

Yorkshire
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Stayed for 1 night and we were made to feel very welcome. The door staff and concierge couldn't have been more helpful. Doesn't feel stuffy and the facilities were great. We ate dinner in la cucina restaurant and again the staff were great. Food was lovely and not too pricey. We will be back the next time we visit at...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank E3819QVandrewb
JohnKeating_Fairmont, General Manager at Fairmont St Andrews, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words following your stay with us here at Fairmont St Andrews. I am so pleased you had an enjoyable time and I will ensure your kind compliments are passed to all the teams including La Cucina. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

555 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (529)
Viewed
Bathroom (30)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (96)
Viewed
Room/Suite (91)
Viewed
View from Room (24)
Viewed
Dining (27)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (11)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (246)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (26)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these St Andrews hotels
5.1 km away
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel
#7 of 19 in St Andrews
1,141 reviews
11.3 km away
Eden Mansion
Eden Mansion
#5 of 19 in St Andrews
59 reviews
4.9 km away
Hotel Du Vin
Hotel Du Vin
#8 of 19 in St Andrews
354 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.9 km away
Rufflets Hotel
Rufflets Hotel
#2 of 19 in St Andrews
1,032 reviews
4.7 km away
Premier Inn St Andrews Hotel
Premier Inn St Andrews Hotel
#4 of 19 in St Andrews
191 reviews
5.0 km away
BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel
BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel
#12 of 19 in St Andrews
629 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Fairmont St Andrews

Address: St. Andrews Bay, St Andrews KY16 8PN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: ₹ 10,693 - ₹ 23,634 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Fairmont St Andrews 5*
Number of rooms: 209
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Fairmont Hotels, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Cancelon, HotelTravel.com, Priceline, Odigeo and Jetsetter so you can book your Fairmont St Andrews reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Fairmont St Andrews Hotel St. Andrews
St Andrews Fairmont
Fairmont St Andrews Scotland
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in St Andrews
#2 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#3 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#3 Luxury Hotel in St Andrews
#3 Family Hotel in St Andrews
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Fairmont St Andrews staff and other travellers.
5 questions
Ask a question
11 months ago
Gourock, United Kingdom
over a year ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Fairmont St Andrews staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Views over the golf courses to the sea are great”
 of 5 bubbles keentrek, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a "Room with a View" £20 - £50”
 of 5 bubbles Caravanning, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles Shkc26, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You will need to ask for sea facing outward rooms. I think only 1/6th of rooms perhaps 2/6th will have a view of sea”
 of 5 bubbles 472gleng, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in three different rooms and they have all been good, ask for a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles janetw958, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay