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Macdonald Rusacks Hotel

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Macdonald Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews is a golfers paradise. Overlooking the world famous Old Course, you can indulge in a round or simply watch others tee'ing off from our comfortable R Bar. Our award-winning Rocca Bar & Grill serves the finest and freshest food against the backdrop of the Old Course's 18th hole. Our luxurious bedrooms are the perfect place to rest your head after a day exploring this beautiful seaside town.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
Great View
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This hotel is in a stunning location right beside the old course in St Andrews and for that reason alone I think it should do better. We had two rooms and they were tiny - I’ve not seen a “double” bed so small in a long time. The shower room was great, lovely Elemis toiletries
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Recently stayed with a group of golfers and although the hotel is in the perfect position overlooking the 18th and the check in by reception was excellent that is where the good bits end. We ordered afternoon cream tea in the bar and after the teas and coffees promptly arrived
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Had a fantastic short break at the Rusacks, one night, dinner bed & breakfast deal - didn't disappoint. Room had fabulous views over the old course, a private balcony and great facilities in the room. Staff were very friendly and efficient - ensuring a smooth arrival and
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Response from Seamus C, General Manager at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear grahamlowes13 Thank you for your superb five star review of our iconic Rusacks Hotel which my team and i very much appreciate. I was delighted to learn that you enjoying the stunning views out on to the Old Course and you had a wonderful stay with us which i will gladly share with all of my team. We very much look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Kindest regards, Seamus Coen General Manager
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2 night stay. Room fabulous, large, well appointed and overlooking the old course. Staff excellent. However b’fast first morning a bit chaotic (previous reviews have it spot on). Evening drinks second night saw the hotel struggling to provide wine of choice. (Large event the
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We had to wait an hour in between courses for our evening dinner. My soup was cold and had to ask for my baked roll.People at the side of us sent their food back as it was cold.we waited an hour for cheese and biscuits. The morning breakfast was worse. We were asked if we
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Is there parking available?
There is a small car park at the rear of hotel , looking into the 18th fairway of the golf course and also street parking in the same area
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Rusucks is a better name.
Rusucks is a better name.
Not too keen then Jeffrey? Still got to admit that St Andrews is excellent! Old course hotel loads better!
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Rusucks is a better name.
Is there a self service laundry , ie: coin operated, here ?
No but there is a laundry service by which any clothing can be sent away and washed and ironed and back the same day. Or for dry cleaning back in 2 days.
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"Give yourself plenty of time if you want afternoon cream tea."
"Rooms overlooking the golf course"
"Ask for golf course view"
"Overlooking Old Course and sea"
"Maybe lower room to avoid waiting on the Elevator!"
US$137 - US$577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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