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Hotel Description

Luxurious 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants

Seaside stay

With a stay at this St. Andrews hotel, you'll be steps from Swilken Bridge and a 5-minute walk from Old Course at St Andrews. British Golf Museum and St. Andrews Aquarium are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2021

This hotel features 2 restaurants and a rooftop terrace. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. A bar/lounge, a 24-hour front desk, and express check-out are also provided.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 123 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Comforts include premium bedding and pillow menus, while espresso makers and bathrobes are thoughtful touches. Change of towels is available on request.

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed (Rusacks Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$321* Per night/room Oct 4 - Oct 5

Suite, 1 Double Bed (18th View Deluxe Suite)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 Twin Bed (Rusacks Single)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Fairway King or Twin)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed (18th View Double)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A rooftop terrace, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area are also featured at the luxury Rusacks St. Andrews. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. For a fee, parking is available. A complete renovation of Rusacks St. Andrews was completed in July 2021. This Georgian St. Andrews hotel is smoke free.

  • 123 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1887
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: Leuchars Station (8.1 km / 5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rusacks St. Andrews offers 123 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and espresso makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Hypo-allergenic bedding, change of towels, and change of bedsheets can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

18 - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Bridge - Overlooking the golf course, this restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

One Under Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 40 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, onsite parking, and high chair

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, onsite parking, and high chair. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Eurocard, Barclaycard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property does not follow regional sanitization guidelines
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 18.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: GBP 100 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 4)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 35 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 40 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Rusacks St. Andrews offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 5 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Guests may experience noise disturbance due to nearby construction work.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.