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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and daughter in law, gave us an early Xmas gift and it was an over night stay here. The room was lovely with tea/coffee and shortbread for your stay provided, we had our evening meal here, as I am vegetarian sometimes there is not a lot to eat, I don't like the vegetarian haggis that was on the... More 

Thank Sparkles55
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Young waitresses were like rabbits in headlights however students have to earn a living....rooms were nice and clean and location was great..steak was over cooked and sticky toffee was only luke warm...wife's food was particularly good! Would probably stay there again!

Thank noodles15215
Stirling, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

An overnight stay with fine food, wine, breakfast - blended with splendid service. A few minutes' walk from this famous university town's many attractions (golfing included), this hotel is certainly worth a return call.

Thank Eddy B
Newry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Russell for a weekend in August. We don't play golf, we had nothing planned, this was just a getaway break to somewhere we had never been before. We had dinner booked and of course our flight was delayed!! We didn't arrive until 10.00pm, but this was no problem for the Russell, Michael handed... More 

Thank SShaz2013
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Russell Hotel and had a room overlooking the sea/golf course If you are a golfer it will blow your mind!!! The bar is full of character and overseen by the owners son, Michael, who is a hoot. Don't expect the Taj but what it lacks in luxury it more than makes up for in character Go for... More 

Thank andymacone
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The ambience and friendly welcome are particular features of the Russell Hotel. The efficient, well directed staff made light of a very busy Saturday evening with many 'well kent' golf broadcasters clearly enjoying their bar meals. Although busy, the main dining room was a haven of tranquility. The intriguing specials increased the scope of an already interesting, tempting menu. My... More 

Thank Ronald S
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Well situated overlooking the Firth of Forth, across narrow street from St. Andrews Univ. And short walk down street to the 1st tee and 18th green of The Olde Course! Easy walking to bars, restaurants, shopping of the town! Some of the best food in town and a favorite bar that is well stocked. Owners mingle with guests and son... More 

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42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel is charming, clean and features a full or continental breakfast, hard working and attentive staff, great pub, and excellent restaurant all in a perfect location. It overlooks the Forth of Firth, and is a stone's throw from St Andrews Old Course and all the golf one envisions. The owners Fiona and Michael de Vries are wonderful and went... More 

Thank PleaseNo
Reigate, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Pros Some rooms have fabulous sea views Found food in the bar and restaurant good Cons Shower room was a cupboard with sink in bedroom. To use the tea making facilities, had to move it to the floor to find a plug. Shower had lots of black mould. So easily prevented with good cleaning. Luke warm tea served one morning... More 

Thank CazMoon
St Andrews
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43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have recently formed a group called the Luncheoneers. We have decided to eat on the last Wednesday of the month and yesterday, 10 of us sat down in The Locker Room in the Russell Hotel, on the Scores in St Andrews. This room actually has lockers all round with the names and pictures of all Open Champions who won... More 

1 Thank MalcolmMMitchell

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
Food & drink at the hotel
Russell Hotel - Supper Room
Russell Hotel - Supper Room
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, International, European
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast

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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“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
“Be nice to the receptionist!”
 of 5 bubbles MalcolmMMitchell, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay in a St. Andrews Bay room, if it's available. It will cost a little more, but it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles MannySchwartz, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pay the little extra for the bay view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 380GeorgeW, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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