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BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel
Ranked #11 of 18 Hotels in St Andrews
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“Great stay , fantastic meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2011

Lovely hotel , best view in st Andrews ! We were made to feel so welcome , we ate in the grill on our first night , great choice on the menu , the food was excellent , we then ate in alexanders restaurant in the hotel on our second night , the food was suberb from the amuse bouche to the dessert , the best meal we ate in st Andrews,
Breakfast the following morning great , even with a hangover !

  • Stayed July 2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2011

Located next to the R & A golf club, wonderful view from some rooms of the course and water. Reasonably priced, nice rooms, good bar and restaurants. Couldn't ask for anthing more. Enjoyed the Stay!!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2011

The happy demeanour of the staff made this a wonderful stay - nothing too much trouble. We'll be back

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2011

The Best Western Scores hotel has the look and feel of Scotland. The staff were very helpful and certainly made us welcome. The location is fabulous.....across the street from St Andrews golf course and a 2-3 minute walk to the many pubs and shops of St. Andrews. Our room was clean, beautiful and the view outstanding.
Will definitely stay here when we return.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2011

Exit the front door turn left and the R&A and 1st Tee/18th Green of the Old Course are steps away. The views of the North Sea are fantastic and the Scorecards Bar is filled with Golf Memorabilia and History.

Eric Brown, the manager, is friendly cordial and all about providing a great experience. My buddy and I missed the shuttle to the driving range and didn't have enough time to wait for the next one. Eric drove us to the range in his personal car. Along with his extra effort he has some great stories.

Robert, the nightwatchman, is the man! Bars close at 1 in St. Andrews and Robert was always willing to serve us drinks while we played cards. He's got a great sense of humor and always helpful. Let him know if you have an early departure and he'll have coffee and rolls waiting for you.

The rooms are clean, the food in the Champions bar is EXCELLENT. Lamb Shank highly recommended.

The only downfall are the beds and sheets. Our room had the standard Euro style single beds. There are some rooms with doubles that are bigger and more comfortable. Oh yeah, and if you can figure out how to flush the toilets, let me know.

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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with friends
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Abingdon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2011

I had the pleasure of staying at The Scores for 11 nights and everything was perfect. Everyone, including the owner, managers, front desk, housekeeping and wait staff made me feel welcomed. Everyone remembered my name, asked daily about my trip and took care of every request immediately. My room was beautiful and comfortable. Every room was well appointed and very clean. I recommend the Scores on the highest level possible. Thanks very much.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled on business
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Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2011

The Scores Hotel is the closest hotel to the first tee and 18th green of the Old Course at St Andrews. Privately owned with the general manager Eric Brown in charge, we were treated to a superbly relaxing stayover for a couple of nights recently.
Centre of St Andrews just a couple of minutes walk away and some of the rooms have exceptional views out to sea, The R&A clubhouse and the seemingly endless beach.
The food is excellent, especially breakfast and the service impressive throughout this friendly hotel.
They have done quite a bit of refurbishment in the last few months and now have planning permission has been granted for a 35 bedroom extension. I can't wait to go again !

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  • Stayed May 2011, travelled on business
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Property: BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel
Address: 76 The Scores, St Andrews KY16 9BB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in St Andrews
#4 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#4 Business Hotel in St Andrews
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Scores Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Best Western Scores Hotel is the closest hotel to the 1st tee of the world famous Old Course and the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse.A 5 minute walk will take you to many of the towns attractions including the ancient castle and cathedral ruins, the 600 year old university and the historic town centre.The hotel occupies two traditional Victorian town houses dating back to 1864 and 1880 and retains many of the large former drawing rooms as junior suites. 36 rooms in total, many of which have stunning views views over the West Sands beach whilst others enjoy an outlook over the newly landscaped garden and terraces.Champions Grill has unforgettable views of the West Sands and the 1st tee of the Old Course from its 9 large picture windows - there is no better way to start your day!Alexanders Restaurant offer quality Scottish food in a traditional Victorian setting with white linen, gold chandeliers and a magnificent view.Chariots Bar, names after the film 'Chariots of Fire' (which was partially shot on the West Sands) is a typical Scottish Snug serving Bar and Snack Menus daily, with al fresco dining weather permitting! ... more   less 
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