Old Course Hotel


For golf enthusiasts and nature lovers, the Old Course Hotel in Scotland is a haven of relaxation and play. The hotel sits alongside the 17th Road Hole on the world’s most famous golf course, St Andrews, just metres from the rugged Scottish coastline and the North Sea.

Golfers will have no problem filling their days with tee-times at half a dozen world-class courses nearby, including the hotel’s own Duke’s Course, with majestic greens, beautiful fairways, and guaranteed tee-off times for hotel guests. Those who prefer life off the green will discover an equally active schedule, filling the days with luxury spa treatments at the Kohler Waters Spa (the only one of its kind outside of the U.S.), strolls through scenic St Andrews, and meals at three gourmet onsite restaurants including the Road Hole Restaurant, offering fine dining and over 200 types of whisky

Inside, the Old Course Hotel is more modern than its historic name implies. A conservative marble lobby gives way to 144 comfortably appointed rooms (including 35 luxurious suites), designed with contemporary elegance. Every room features tasteful finishes and thoughtfully curated comforts, some designed by famed French interiors guru Jacques Garcia himself. Suites feature silk-lined walls and many rooms have private balconies, offering stunning views of the Old Course and St Andrews town.

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Location & Getting There

The Old Course Hotel is located in scenic St Andrews, Scotland, overlooking the infamous 17th Road Hole and just metres from the rugged Scottish coastline and the North Sea. Glasgow International Airport is a two hour drive away.


Accommodation at the Old Course Hotel in Scotland combines classic elegance with contemporary style. One hundred and forty-four comfortably appointed rooms, including 35 luxurious suites, are decorated with silk-lined walls, silk curtains, velvet furniture, and wool plaid throws.

Gold and antique lamps add glamour, and soothing colour palettes provide a warm backdrop for guests. Flatscreen TVs, Kohler en suites, and fluffy robes invite total relaxation and respite. Many rooms feature a private balcony, the perfect perch to enjoy a glass of champagne as you take in the incredible views over the course.


Golfers will revel in more than half a dozen world-class courses offered nearby, including the world’s most famous course, St Andrews. The Old Course Hotel also features a private course, known as the Duke’s Course, with majestic greens, beautiful fairways, and guaranteed tee-off times for hotel guests.

In addition to life on the green, activities at the hotel include the luxury treatments of the Kohler Waters Spa; an outstanding collection of restaurants and bars including The Road Hole with over 200 types of whisky; kayaking, fly fishing, or horseback riding on the rugged coast; rally driving at Knockhill, Scotland’s famous motor racing track; or exploring the historic centre of St Andrews.


Children are welcome at the Old Course Hotel. Family packages feature a check-in exclusively for young guests, complete with mini-robes, Nintendo Wiis, and a menu of specialised activities.

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Why we recommend Old Course Hotel

Old Course Hotel, Scotland, UK


One of the most viewed hotels on televisions across the world, Old Course Hotel in Scotland is a golfer's dream, perched majestically beside the 17th tee of the Old Course in St Andrews. The “Road Hole” itself is equally iconic, where legends and nightmares have been created and numerous tee shots carved into the hotel grounds by professionals and Sunday golfers alike. Inside, the rooms are stylishly classical, the dining elegant and regional, and the Kohler Waters Spa is the perfect place to unwind for both golfers and sightseers.

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