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Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa

AA Hotel of the Year (Scotland) 2018-19
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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 862 reviews

A must-visit for golfers in search of luxury and comfort

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At a glance

3 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Dogs welcome

The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa sita alongside the famous par 4 17th, 'Road Hole', on the Old Course in St Andrews, known as the Home of Golf. The hotel has 144 luxurious rooms, including 35 stunning suites, and boasts five dining experiences, overseen by Executive Chef, Martin Hollis. The Road Hole Restaurant, with 3 Rosettes, overlooks the Old Course; family-friendly Sands with 1 Rosette; the popular Jigger Inn; the Duke's Clubhouse at the hotel’s own championship course and also Hams Hame Pub & Grill, the closest ‘19th’ to the Old Course's 18th green. Whether staying at this iconic hotel, out on the golf course, relaxing in the state-of-the-art Kohler Waters Spa or enjoying a meal, guests are assured a red-star experience.


  • En-suite rooms: 144
  • Family rooms: 5
  • Ground-floor rooms: 3
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Dogs allowed in bedrooms
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 125


  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Babysitting service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Golf course
  • Number of holes: 18
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Thermal suite
  • Weekly entertainment
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme


  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 300
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 250
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 100


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 80

Getting here

M90 junction 8, A91 to St Andrews.

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Nearest airport

Edinburgh/Leuchars Private

Nearest train station

Leuchars/St Andrews

Nearest motorway junction

M90 junction 8
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