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Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews

Pilmour Links, St Andrews, Fife, KY169JQ, UK
Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews 0344 879 9136 Pilmour Links St Andrews
88 out of 100% 119 votes


Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Rusacks Hotel in St. Andrews is a luxurious hotel within a sand wedge pitch of the 18th hole of the famous Old Course.

Mark SimpsonManaging Director
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area

Number of Bedrooms: 70

Parking Spaces: 23

Steps into Hotel: 5

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews (former Macdonald Hotel) has been stylishly remodelled on a golfing theme, offering luxurious surroundings occupied by some of the great names in the game's history. Due to the location of the Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews its can boast magnificent views out to sea which take in St Andrews' West Sands, immortalised in the Oscar-winning movie Chariots of Fire.

Overlooking the Old Course and the historic town of St Andrews, the  Rusack's 70 en suite bedrooms transport guests into total escapism. Providing elegance, comfort and an ambience of sporting history, rooms are themed around the greats of many golfing eras.

Rusacks Hotel is delighted to bring you St Andrews Surf & Turf Restaurant, this three AA Rosette restaurant serves delectable Scottish dishes using the finest produce from local suppliers so you can enjoy exquisite dishes prepared by the team of passionate chefs.. Also available is the One Under gastro pub which serves a great selection of meals – as well as the hotels very own chic champagne and whisky bar, R Bar at Rusacks Hotel - the perfect place to relax and unwind with friends.

The Rusacks Hotel is unquestionably Scotland's greatest golf hotel; they even have a dedicated Golf Concierge so you won't miss a thing.

The Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Family Room for 3
tick Walk In Showers

When staying at the Rusacks Hotel guests have a lovely selection of room types to choose from. Stay in the comfortable Classic Rooms with period features, the Executive Rooms designed with a few extras or the magnificent Feature Rooms with unrivalled views of the 18th hole. Suites and Junior Suites offer even higher levels of luxury and privacy - plus glorious views of the 18th hole and St Andrews' famous West Sands.

Settle into your extra-comfortable bed after a day on the golf course or enjoying Fife's many attractions. Pick up some extra tips watching sport on the flat-screen TV. Classic Rooms take their inspiration from the home of golf. Stay in the Nick Faldo or Alan Robertson rooms where their golfing magic is sure to rub off on you.

The refurbished Executive Rooms are a superb choice for those travelling on business or leisure. Admire the magnificent fairway views over the 17th hole of the Old Course. A generous work area and wireless Internet access are added attractions. Rusacks Hotel's full en-suite facilities and luxurious soft furnishings help to soothe away any tension after a hard day at work. Stay in the Bing Crosby or Sam Snead room for that extra hint of American-inspired golfing glamour.

Commanding views of the Old Course make a Feature Room at Rusacks that extra bit special. Relax in idyllic Scottish surroundings with a panoramic view of the most photographed green in golf. Luxurious furnishings have been complemented by the addition of the latest in technology and en-suite facilities. Book into golfing heaven in the room named after Hell's Bunker or delight in the legendary Arnold Palmer room.

Stretch out in a suite with a luxurious double bed and a lounge equipped for entertaining. Pull back the curtains and take in a view, which encompasses both the Old Course and West Sands beach, immortalised in the Oscar-awarded Chariots of Fire. Suites in the Rusacks Hotel are as prized as a hole in one and embody the tradition and greatness of this golf-themed hotel. Book into the Tom Morris Junior for a suite that is as lavish as it is steeped in heritage.

Sleeps up to 2 Adults and Children
Senior Suites at Rusacks Hotel offer unrivalled space and fabulous furnishings with the most breathtaking views in golf. The Old Course's 18th Hole unfolds below you, West Sands beach stretches out like sun-splashed silver. Reward yourself by reserving the Tom Morris Senior Suite and treat your colleagues and friends to a champagne reception or a party par excellence. Make your stay a dream come true and wake up where the greats of golf have turned sporting hopes into reality.

Rooms to accommodate Families are available on request only at the  Rusacks Hotel. Please call 0845 1306 241 to book. Classic Britain's children’s rates do not apply for Family bookings at the Rusacks Hotel. Children’s Rates are:
0 - 4 year: Free of Charge pays for meals as taken.
5 - 12 years: £15 per child per night Bed & Breakfast. (All other meals are paid for as taken)

Bar & Restaurant

tick TV

St Andrews Surf & Turf
The Head Chef introduces you to St Andrews Surf & Turf, the brand new restaurant at Rusacks Hotel. Simple dishes, using only the finest in locally sourced meat and fish, Surf & Turf offers classic flavours with a twist of fully packed flavouring. Relax at the gin bar with your favourite cocktail and oysters taking in the breathtaking views over the 18th hole of the Old Course towards West Sands beach.

Looking for a private space to dine, the restaurant splits into sections for special occasions and can easily accommodate up to 30 people in a private area with the same stunning views.

Monday - Sunday 6.30pm-9.30pm

One Under Gastro Pub
The One Under Gastro Pub at Rusacks Hotel is a welcoming 19th hole within putting distance of the world famous Old Course. St Andrews first gastro pub, The One Under is passionate about delivering quality. Using the finest, freshest locally sourced produce the menu offers delicious, satisfying food at good value. Enough space to show the best sporting fixtures, with golf as a must, as it nestles next to the 18th green and offers superb locker room facilities on site.

Food served

Sample Menu at The One Under Gastro Pub
· Apr-Oct 12 noon - 10pm
· Nov-Mar 12noon - 2.30pm & 6.00pm - 9.00pm (Mon-Fri)
· Nov-Mar 12noon - 9.00pm (Sat-Sun)

The R Bar is an elegant and sophisticated champagne and whisky bar. Ideal for a relaxing drink and light lunch after shopping, a traditional afternoon tea and pre and après dinner drinks. Or just unwind and relax with friends.

Sample Menu at The R Bar

· From 10am
· Food served from 10.00am-6.00pm

Location & Directions


Directions from Edinburgh
Take the A90 over the Forth Road Bridge on to the M90. At junction 8 take the A91 towards St Andrews. Follow the A91 to St Andrews. At St Andrews at the 1st roundabout take the 2nd exit for the town centre. At the next roundabout continue onto North Street(A917) and take 1st left onto Golf Place and then 1st left again onto the Links. The Rusacks Hotel will be located on your left.

Directions from Glasgow
From Glasgow take the M8 towards Edinburgh. At Junction 2 turn onto M9 and follow signs for the Forth Road Bridge. Follow the directions from the Forth Road Bridge.

· Nearest Train Station - 6 miles from Leuchars Station
· Nearest Aiport - 14.6 miles from Dundee Airport

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Please note that we will pass your contact details onto the hotel in order for them to get in touch with you to prior to arrival to arrange breakfast and dinner times along with discussing any other special requirements you may have.

Posted 07/07/2020: We started our exciting renovation of the hotel and this is taking place externally in the car park adjacent to the hotel at the moment. The construction work is taking place is from Monday – Friday 8am till 5pm and guests should be aware that car parking is currently unavailable at the hotel however there is ample and free car parking available within 500 yards of the hotel. Our surf and turf restaurant remains open and the unbeatable views out onto the 18th and St Andrews coastline remains unaffected.

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Quad Biking
tick Clay Pigeon Shooting
tick Cycling
tick Shooting
tick Golf in Local Area
tick 4x4 Off-Road Driving

Originally opened in 1887, make the Rusacks Hotel your home in the 'Home of Golf'. Enjoying a unique place in the history of the 600 year-old game, St Andrews world famous Links includes seven outstanding courses. The Golf Concierge is available at the Rusacks Hotel to assist guests with queries including the organisation of your golfing itinerary as well as your day on the course. In addition to the Old Course (with its legendary 'Hell', 'Strath' and 'Road' bunkers), this service gives you access to local courses including Kingsbarns Golf Links, the Jubilee Course, and the Castle Course.


Things to see and do:

Group outdoor avtivities

Guided walks and tours of St Andrews

Bicycle Hire

St Andrews Aquarium

St Andrews Castle ruins and visitor centre

St Andrews Cathedral ruins

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