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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean and spacious rooms, nice breakfasts in Rocca cafe, parking outside and wifi provided. Close to the town centre and to the golf field. Book in advance for busy periods (golf tournaments and uni graduation).

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edinburgh
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our sixth visit to Russacks. We booked the Hogmanay package, at a cost just shy of £900. You would think for this the service would be exemplary, but sadly not. Our room was not ready on arrival, however we were early, so we're not disappointed, we decided to lunch in the bar, so that we were on site...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel in a slendid location provide one has a room overlooking the Old Course. Public rooms were pleasant with lots of seating. Bedroom had excellent view ovr the Old Course and the West Beach and were comfortable with excellent quality bedlinen and towels. All staff were extremely pleasant and attentive. However I was very unimpressed with the Dining Room both...

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Whether you're a golf fan or not it's hard to beat for location especially if you book a room overlooking the Old Course. We had the Bobby Jones Suite and it had the best views and was very spacious. I can't be as complimentary to the food. We had dinner in Rocca on our first night and although it was...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a fabulous view over the 18th Green of the Old Course in St Andrews, room was 1st class with the staff very helpful. Have booked another trip and hotel have been very helpful already in the next visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Always loved St Andrews but staying at Rusacks made it special. Adjacent to the Old Course (which you are allowed to walk on every Sunday) and within easy walking distance to the town centre. Excellent room and great food and service. Paradise for golf lovers and paradise if you're not.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One night stay for bringing our son back to university - A big thank you to Jennifer for helping to rearrange our stay due to our son being very unwell and unable to return when originally planning to do so, she was fantastic. Our room was lovely, big with a great new bathroom and partial view of the course. Toiletries...

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Arrived sunday 15th jan for a wee overnite with hubby ...checked in at 4pm to be allocated a room that unfortunately when we arrived the maid was still cleaning...however dealt with quickly by reception staff and upgraded to an executive room with no hassle ..room had view of golf course and car park but was comfortable and shower was fab...

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had paid for a Kingsize Bed / Room do was expecting something good, particularly so give the price. We were allocated Room 17 which was one of the rooms overlooking the car park / golf course. Nice view but car park spoilt it a bit. Room was extremely cold but we put this down to the fact that the...

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1Thank DavCanning
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Completely exceeded expectations! Beautiful location, lovely room and great service. Overall, a fantastic overnight. I will be back! Ignore any negative reviews (some people like to moan!) dinner at the Rocco was absolutely amazing and then we were able to relax with a wine in the bar while we listened to live Scottish music. Both my husband and I agreed...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews is a golfers paradise. Overlooking the world famous Old Course, you can indulge in a round or simply watch others tee'ing off from our comfortable R Bar. Our award-winning Rocca Bar & Grill serves the finest and freshest food against the backdrop of the Old Course's 18th hole. Our luxurious bedrooms are the perfect place to rest your head after a day exploring this beautiful seaside town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Rusacks Hotel

Address: Pilmour Links, St Andrews KY16 9JQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: RM468 - RM1,672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Rusacks Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 68
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Also Known As:
Macdonald Rusacks St Andrews
Hotel Macdonald Rusacks
Rusacks Hotel
Macdonald Rusacks Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
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#3 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#5 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#5 Luxury Hotel in St Andrews
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“Avoid rooms overlooking the busy main road out of St Andrews.”
 of 5 bubbles Ustinian, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If this is your first time in St. Andrews request a sea view and if your budget can stretch, opt for a suite as the views are stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles 347christinam, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Find out exactly what you are being offered - particularly if non-refundable!”
 of 5 bubbles scottHelensburgh, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing golf course are much quieter than rooms at front”
 of 5 bubbles carol072, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 129 if you want hot water.”
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