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Best Western Scores Hotel

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76 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9BB Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
3 Star accommodation
About
Description
The Best Western Scores Hotel is the closest hotel to the 1st tee of the world famous Old Course and the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse.A 5 minute walk will take you to many of the towns attractions including the More ancient castle and cathedral ruins, the 600 year old university and the historic town centre.The hotel occupies two traditional Victorian town houses dating back to 1864 and 1880 and retains many of the large former drawing rooms as junior suites. 36 rooms in total, many of which have stunning views views over the West Sands beach whilst others enjoy an outlook over the newly landscaped garden and terraces.Champions Grill has unforgettable views of the West Sands and the 1st tee of the Old Course from its 9 large picture windows - there is no better way to start your day!Alexanders Restaurant offer quality Scottish food in a traditional Victorian setting with white linen, gold chandeliers and a magnificent view.Chariots Bar, names after the film 'Chariots of Fire' (which was partially shot on the West Sands) is a typical Scottish Snug serving Bar and Snack Menus daily, with al fresco dining weather permitting! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
36
Price range
US$137 - US$271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Best Western St Andrews
,
Scores Hotel St Andrews
,
St. Andrews Best Western
,
Best Western Scores Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
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Don’t let the slightly dated hotel put you off going in. Our pre Xmas meal was faultless and the service was first class. The views over the west sands and Old Course are amazing. I recommend the mackerel starter and raspberry roulade for dessert.
We will return.
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My husband and I arrived early for our stay at the Scores, desk staff was on the phone and not welcoming at all. He told us to place our bags by the stairs and come back at check-in time .... not very accommodating for tired, overseas travelers. Would I stay at the Scores again?
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Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review. I apologise that our receptionist was not more accommodating , however , although we would love to give everyone an early check in, it is not possible. Our previous guests have until 11am to check out and then the room has to be cleaned so 2pm check out is the time during our busy periods. I think your stay was in August, we did have a glorious summer and we do supply fans in every room if you require them ,they are also available from reception. The seagulls I am afraid we can do nothing about, they are a protected species in the UK and as we are right on the coast are permanent residents of St Andrews. I am sorry your stay did not meet your expectations and hope you do choose to return in the future. regards Molly
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We recently stayed at the Scores Hotel when dropping off my daughter for her first year at university. We were very tired after a long and delayed flight, and requested to check in early. The receptionist (small and blonde, sorry didn’t catch her name) was ever so friendly and he
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Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We hope your daughter has settled in and is enjoying university life. It is always appreciated when someone takes the time to give a positive review, it gives our team a sense of satisfaction when someone highlights that they have done their jobs well. We look forward to welcoming you all again for the next few years until graduation - which believe me will be here before you know it! kind regards Molly
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This hotel is in dire need of a facelift. Peeling wallpaper, old bathrooms, bulbs burned out in old light fixtures. Location is ideal. Service is okay - breakfast is downright awful. This clearly was once a grand hotel, but it’s time to upgrade the old facilities. We were disapp
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Review collected in partnership with Best Western
Given the constraints of the buildings the Scores works hard to give customers a good experience. If you are lucky enough to get a room at the front, the views over the West Sands are spectacular. We had a room at the back which had little in the way of a view but had plenty of
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Response from bwscoresstandrews, Manager at Best Western Scores Hotel
Responded 2 Nov 2018
Dear Michael Many thanks for your kind review. We welcome feedback from all our guests and it is a great morale boost for the team when their efforts are recognised. I am delighted you thought there was a welcoming atmosphere, it is always our aim to make sure our guests know we value their business. We look forward to welcoming you again, if you contact me directly before your next visit I can check sea view availability for your stay. Again thanks for your lovely review, it is much appreciated kind regards Molly
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Traditional Double Room with Sea View
the amazing view from room 204
Room 104 View
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The hotel says free parking. We are driving and wonder where it is located?
The hotel has a small car park at the rear of the hotel. It is accessed through the archway on the right hand side as you enter Golf Place towards West Sands beach. Sorry for the delay in replying, your question was only passed onto us today
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Hi, I was wondering if The Best Western Scores Hotel has an airport shuttle to/from Edinburgh Airport? If not what is the best mode of transportation?
No they do not have a shuttle. We arranged a private transfer from Edinburgh and took a cab back to the city a few days later. Other options included shared vans/shuttles or public transportation, although I'm not sure how near the train leaves you to the center of St. Andrews.
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Is there an iron/ironing board in each room?
Good Afternoon All of our rooms have an iron and ironing board located within the wardrobe King regards
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is there a place to do laundry at the hotel or nearby? Playing 9 rounds of golf and I want to pack as best I can. Thank you
Good afternoon We can organise for your laundry locally and this is usually returned the next day
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Hello! Will the lift be repaired for the British Open in July?
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"Stay in a different hotel."
"Sea views are very good."
"Rooms 104 and 106 (Jr Suite)"
"Ask for a beach facing room if possible"
"Sea view available"
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