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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

After some questionable encounters in other establishments in the town, this was a breath of fresh air! 7 of us booked for a Sunday evening meal and the service was superb. A special mention to Emma the waitress that dealt with our table, she couldn't have done more for us, her sense of humour along with impeccable service made the...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are frequent flyers when it comes to St Andrews, but we have let ourselves down by not trying the Russell before now. We will certainly try it again. The hotel enjoys an enviable location on the Scores and the bay view room we booked was comfortable with a modern ensuite. The staff were (almost) universally friendly and helpful. In...

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner last night, Sunday 12th Feb. A roaring fire, pleasant staff and brilliant food. Roast beef and Yorkshire pud for me and smoky macaroni cheese, washed down with excellent wine. Highly recommended.

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear nilocremitrom, Thank you for your review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. we are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable evening with us and we do hope that you will return in the near future. Kindest Regards Gordon, Fiona & Michael de Vries

Beith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent only one night but was excellent. All staff were great,very helpful. Lovely rooms excellent dinner can't praise the "Russell" enough. Have stayed in bigger Hotels who would class themselves as superior but we can assure they weren't

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear oldfartfamily, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews! We are absoloutely delighted to hear that you had a memorable experience at The Russell Hotel and that our staff looked after you throughout. We hope to see you again in the future. Kindest Regards Gordon, Fiona & Michael de Vries

Glasgow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the 3rd time we have stayed over night As usual room comfy and warm We had dinner as part of the deal we had Delicious !!!! Breakfast plenty of choice scrambled egg soo creamy with smoked salmon.Staff are lovely ,friendly took time to have a chat. Look forward to our return !!!

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BeamacGlasgow, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your previous stays so much, that you have returned for a third time! Should you return to us for a fourth time, please do make yourselves known to us, as we like to make sure that we...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel for a break in St Andrews. Location is perfect for the town and dependent on your room great views over the Bay. Staff very friendly and welcoming, room was lovely and characterful with a nice high ceiling a beautiful bay window. Meal in the restaurant was well made and tasty with attentive service. Top notch breakfast and add...

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear an0rtherns0ul, Thank you for your wonderful review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We do offer some amazing Dinner, Bed and Breakfast deals at the hotel if this is something you would like to think about for your next stay with us. Hope to see you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a very cold afternoon to warm welcome. We were with.friends and our rooms were on first floor had a lovely view of St Andrew's bay. Rooms very very warm and clean. Our dinner was excellent and the lounge had a friendly atmosphere. Staff were helpful at all times. Breakfast in morning was really tasty and plentiful. We...

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pollydot65, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. It is an absolute pleasure to read such a positive review of the hotel and our staff. I will make sure that your review is placed on our staff notice board for all the staff to see. Hope to see you again soon! Kindest Regards...

Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic location, amazing sea views from bedroom bay window, 5 star food (quality and portions) and service was faultless. Highly recommend. Can't wait to visit again. A few minutes walk from Cathedral, Castle and town centre.

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SnazzyH, Thank you for your very positive review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are thrilled to read your wonderful comments regarding your stay with us, and we will ensure that your feedback and comments are passed onto our teams. We hope to see you again soon! Kindest Regards Gordon, Fiona & Michael de Vries

Leeds
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

What an excellent hotel! We only booked to stay 3 nights but ended up extending our stay to a week because the food, service and general ambience were superb. The room was great; the linen was unbelievably comfortable and we struggled to drag ourselves out of bed every morning for the world class golf. 100% staying again.

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LukeRibs, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. We are absolutely delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us, and we will hopefully see you again soon! Kindest Regards Gordon, Fiona & Michael de Vries

St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Four of us went for Christmas dinner last night in the Restaurant. Hotel was very quiet but this did not detract in any way from our enjoyment. Service exceptional. Food was on another level. Imaginative, amazing flavours and lovely portion sizes. Fantastic value for money. This was the fourth Festive menu I have had in the last fortnight and it...

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Judith d, Owner at Russell Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valerie r, Thank you for your 5 star review of The Russell Hotel, St. Andrews. I am delighted to read your very positive comments regarding the food and service in the hotel, and I will ensure that your comments are passed onto our teams. Hope to see you again soon! Kindest Regards Gordon, Fiona & Michael de Vries

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Food & drink at the hotel
Russell Hotel - Supper Room
Russell Hotel - Supper Room
Cuisines: British, Pub, 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: €147 - €158 (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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“Go for a Bay View. Lovely in good weather; dramatic in bad.”
 of 5 bubbles 398kend, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We only dined there”
 of 5 bubbles nilocremitrom, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Yes ask for 5 or 6”
 of 5 bubbles Pollydot65, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms at the front with sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles Sparkles55, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Opt for hotel front overlooking the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles eddyb50, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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