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Russell Hotel

01334 473447

26 The Scores
St. Andrews
KY16 9AS

About Us

***FESTIVE PACKAGES OVER CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR +*** OLD COURSE TEETIMES 2014*** Now AVAILABLE TO BOOK: The Russell has an enviable location for your stay in St Andrews. Just a 2 minute walk to the 1st tee of The Old Course, and only a 2 minute walk to the historic Town centre and all the major attractions. We pride ourselves on our service, friendly welcome and award-winning food, which makes the Russell Hotel the ideal nineteenth hole. The Restaurant & Lounge Bar offer a selection of dishes with ingredients which have been carefully selected and locally sourced by our Head Chef Michael Smith and his team. Many of our bedrooms have outstanding views across St Andrews Bay and over to The Links and are all individually decorated with stylish fabrics. We look forward to welcoming you to The Russell Hotel.


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Seasonally from £65 (details below)




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Rooms Available



From 1st Nov 13 - 31st March 2014
St Andrews Bay Room with Sea View from £100.00
Classic Twin/Double Room from £80.00
Single from £65.00

The above room rates are per night based on two persons sharing a room and include full Scottish Cooked Breakfast. For Single occupancy of Twin/Double Room - rates available upon request. All rooms offer either Super King or Twin Beds, en-suite bathrooms. & T.V., Wifi, Radio, Tea/Coffee, Scottish Toiletries, etc.

The Ultimate Golfing Experience
Enjoy three rounds of golf on St Andrews Links including the
World Famous ‘Old Course’

'The Old Course' Off-Peak/Winter Golf Package 2014

1st Jan – 28th Feb ’14 – £299.00 1st – 31st Mar’14 £360.00
1st – 13th April ‘14 - £445.00 20th – 31st Oct ‘14 - £470.00
1stNov – 31st Dec ’14 - £345.00

The above Rates are per person for the 3 Day Golf & Hotel Package & Include:

1. 1 Guaranteed Round on the ‘World Famous ‘Old Course', plus 2 rounds from a choice of either: The New, Jubilee or Eden Courses. The *Castle Course can also be included during *March/April/October & Nov. *Please check exact dates.

2. 3 nights stay at The Russell Hotel, Based on 2 pers. sharing a Twin/double room. Incl. 3 Course a la Carte Dinner each evening in the award winning Restaurant.

3. Golf consists of 1 round per day over 3 consecutive days.

4. How to book: Please check the dates of The Old Course availability via the link
The other 2 rounds of golf will be booked around the dates that The Old Course is
available. Contact The Russell Hotel and check that accommodation is available.
Complete the Booking Form on the Links Trust website, via the above link, and include
a hotel reference number you will have received from The Russell Hotel.
Please email this form direct to the Links Trust

5. Min. 2 golfers. Max 16 golfers. Single golfers cannot secure advance reservations.
The Old Course has handicap restriction of 24 for men and 36 for ladies.

6.Old Course Tee-times are only available Mon- Fri. Trolleys are not permitted on The Old Course between Nov and March incl. In April & Oct only after 12:00

7.Fairway mats are in use on all courses from Nov – Feb incl, & Old & Castle Courses. Until 31st March 14. See website for more information on mats.

8.Full payment for the golf component of the package is paid direct to
St Andrews Links Trust when they confirm the golf :

1 Jan – 28 Feb 14 - £110.00, 1 – 31 Mar 14 - £150.00, 1 – 13 Apr 14 -£210.00 20 - 31Oct 14 - £225.00 1 Nov - 31 Dec 14 - £125.00

9. The Hotel accommodation and dinner is paid on departure from The Hotel.
Sea View Rooms supplement - £7.50 per person per night.
Single supplement: £25.00 per night.

10. For Reservations contact The Russell Hotel, Tel: 01334 473447 Fax 01334 478279
Email : For further details contact Gordon, Fiona or Julie.

The most popular dates will sell on a first come first served basis,
So we recommend you book as soon as bookings open for the best chance of success.

Please visit for further information on golf in
St Andrews.


    En Suite
    Golfer Friendly
    Late Checkout
    Laundry Service
    Tee Times

Special Offers

12th Oct - 31st October: Rooms from £90.00 per night
please call 01334 473447 for more details or email

Open over Xmas & New Year, please contact us for our Festive Packages.
Christmas Day Lunch & Pre Christmas Festive Party Nights & Hogmanay Dinner.
Please contact us for festive brochure Email:


The Russell, a terraced Townhouse Hotel, with excellent Restaurant and Lounge Bar has an enviable location for your Stay in St Andrews. With breathtaking views over the Sea, Just 2 minutes walk to the first tee of the world famous 'Old Course' and amazingly, just the same to the town centre, award winning beaches & historic sights such as The Castle, Ancient Cathedral and the centuries-old University of St Andrews.

With it's great reputation for food and wines, 'The Russell' offers guests the opportunity to stay in the very heart of St Andrews and experience the special atmosphere that is unique to 'The Home of Golf'.

The Hotel offers Diners, an award winning A la Carte Restaurant (AA Rosette & Taste of Scotland ) cosy and intimate, and a Lounge Bar with more casual food, steaks, burgers, mussels etc., open fire, candles and a fine selection of wines, malts and beers.

Families Welcome
Children under 12 years of age are accommodated free of charge when sharing a room with 2 adults. Any meals incl. breakfast, will be charged as taken. We offer child listening facilities.

Discounted Rates
Certain rates as shown above may be subject to a discount, dependant on number in party or length of stay.

When you contact us to make a reservation, you will be asked to forward a deposit of £50.00 per person. This deposit can be payable either by forwarding a cheque or by credit card from which the deposit will be charged. Should cancellation occur the deposit may be non-refundable.

Transport/Taxi Service To/From Airport
We can arrange a personal taxi service from Edinburgh ( 1 hour drive) or Glasgow Airport (1hr.45 drive) at a most competitive rate. Taxis are available to meet your train at Leuchars Station.

Whatever your enquiry, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Accreditation and Awards

Eat Scotland Creditation

AA Rosette


I want to thank you and the entire staff at the Russell Hotel.

Our trip went perfectly including the weather! We loved your hotel and the entire staff was just fantastic. Helpful and friendly all the time.

My wife and I agreed that this was the best vacation we have ever had !!

Thanks again . Brian Richards

May I thank you and your staff for a very nice weekend room and food was of a very high standard .It had been over 30 yrs since we last stayed in StAndrews but we will return again soon.