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Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely small hotel in St Andrews town centre, excellent friendly service, comfortable and clean rooms, even provided a continental breakfast at 4:45 am so I could get an early taxi to the airport ! Overall great service.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I am delighted to hear you had an excellent stay with us and enjoyed our great service. I very much hope to welcome you back soon.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spotlessly clean, pleasant staff, great breakfast. Rooms are comfortable and warm and level of heat can be controlled unlike some bigger hotels where it can be very warm and stuffy.. An older building so rooms are very variable in shape and size and bathrooms are not uber modern but has everything that someone wanting a comfortable , pleasant stay ,...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and very much hope to welcome you back soon.

Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms here are fitted out to a very high standard and have a lovely Scottish / local feel to them. My only wish would have been to have a bath not just a shower - but that didn't spoil the visit or stay.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. I am delighted you had a great stay with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Stirling
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well situated and reasonably priced. Breakfast was not very exiting, but perhaps that was our choice and the service could have been more pleasant. Likely to visit again in the future due to the situation of the hotel.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review of your recent stay with us. Guest feedback is very important to us and I have noted your comments regarding breakfast and will certainly work with the team to improve on this experience. I hope to welcome you back soon.

Prestwick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy and warm hotel, despite grippingly cold weather in November. The breakfast was fabulous - excellent quality. Got parked in the free parking zone outside the hotel, which was a boon. In any case the pay parking nearby is free between 5pm and 9am, I think. Chose the hotel because it really is in town and the price was reasonable.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quick visit to see my son who attends university in St Andrews. The hotel is friendly, clean and tidy and I enjoyed the breakfast. The staff made sure I had coffee before my early early departure. My only complaint is the shower is abysmal. The water temperature went from boiling to freezing every 5 seconds and there was no...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear you had a good stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon. I am very sorry to hear of the issues with the shower in that room. They work best on their eco setting and I have...

Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is now my 2nd visit. Rooms are not small and are very clean. Staff very helpful and are manned 24/7. It has a lovely lounge next to reception with a lovely living flame fire that throws off a lot of heat and a small bar, drinks prices are not too dear although I did think the Wine List a...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you have enjoyed 2 stays with us and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent small and friendly hotel. Clean and tidy rooms. Excellent breakfast. Lots of parking outside hotel free of charge. Very helpful and friendly staff. I would recommend this hotel to business and pleasure visitors having stayed for both in the Albany Hotel.

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear your comments and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location opposite University on one of three main central roads, small, quaint, good value, excellent little touches in the room. Breakfast great good buffet and quality hot choices. Reception a bit slow but we did only check in at 10! after numerous on route delays,

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay with us. I am very pleased to hear you had a great stay with us. I have noted your comment on the check in and will address this with the team. I very much hope to welcome you back to the Albany hotel soon.

Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again the Albany lived up to the standards we wanted, this is the 7th year of using the Albany for our golf break, each year they have gone out of their way to help, from receiving our clubs, sent up in advance, to sending back to us after e have left. The Albany's friendliness is just the same and nothing...

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Vicky M, Manager at Albany Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of your recent break with us. I am delighted you had another great stay here at the Albany and especially glad to hear the team continue to look after you all well. Look forward to seeing you all again soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, friendly, informal 3 star hotel. The first in St Andrews to be awarded the prestigious title 'Townhouse Hotel' by the Scottish Tourist Board. The quaint old building has a warm personality all of its own. You will love the craftsmanship of the many original features. Built from 1764, the hotel consists of two Georgian terraced houses, both exactly the same layout, built for two brothers by their father, Mr Thomas Low. With only 22 rooms (all en-suite), we are able to maintain very high standards in accommodation and service without losing our warm and caring attitude towards our guests. Special, great value seasonal, weekend and golf breaks are often available, so contact the hotel for details. The hotel will also be delighted to help arrange golf, sightseeing tours and visits to places of interest. We look forward to you spending some time with us at The Albany Hotel and getting a real flavour for everything St Andrews has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Albany Hotel

Address: 56 North Street, St Andrews KY16 9AH, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: RM369 - RM918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Albany Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Albany Hotel St Andrews, Scotland
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#4 Family Hotel in St Andrews
#5 Business Hotel in St Andrews
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“Our room was quite small, but we knew that.”
 of 5 bubbles Zzforrest, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Room 12 has a delightful terrace.”
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