The Albany Hotel
St Andrews, Scotland
The Albany Hotel overview
The Albany Hotel is a small and friendly boutique townhouse hotel located in the heart of St Andrews, with 22 guest rooms of different sizes and layouts. Dating back to 1764, this delightful Georgian terraced house is privately owned, offering a very personal level of service.
This is the ‘home of golf’ with multiple world-class courses to choose from. Obviously, the Old Course is the big draw, however the New, Jubilee and more recent Castle courses are arguably just as good if not better. Carnoustie and Kingsbarns are also close by, both of which need no introduction.
All 22 guest rooms have en-suite bathrooms, are comfortable and well-appointed, and are of differing sizes and layouts to suit all types of guests.
Restaurant & Bars
The Garden Restaurant, which opens onto a delightful walled garden and patio, offers a substantial breakfast menu – either continental or the full cooked Scottish breakfast. And after a hard day on the links, the Bar Lounge is the prime place to spend your evenings next to an open fire and sampling the extensive collection of Scottish whiskeys and beers available.
The Albany Hotel is situated on North Street, which is one of 3 main streets in the centre of St Andrews and could not be in a better location from which to experience the home of golf and other surrounding world-famous golf courses. Best international access is via either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports.
Golf courses near to The Albany Hotel
Measuring in at 6728 yards, this golf course is great for those looking for a fun challenge. A par-71 it offers stunning seascapes throughout your round of golf.
Often overshadowed by the Old Course, the New Course is a very enjoyable links layout that will test all parts of your game. Opened in 1895 and therefore one of the oldest ‘new’ courses in the world.
A beautiful 18-hole, par-69 links course, The Balcomie provides golfers with a unique challenging round, while boasting spectacular views of the Scottish coast.
Just minutes from St Andrews, this rare piece of land is home to Dumbarnie Links golf course which has a mile and a half of sea frontage with panoramic views over the Firth of Forth.
Kingsbarns Golf Links
Kingsbarns Golf Links is an outstanding links design which incorporates all the classic features of true links with high winds, pot bunkers, undulating fairways and tight greens, it is certainly one for links golf lovers.
Ladybank Golf Course
A fantastic par-71 heathland course, Ladybank offers golfers an interesting challenge alongside a fantastic clubhouse with a friendly atmosphere.
Leven Links Golf Course
Having played host to the British Open Championship on several occasions, this fantastic par-71 links course tests every level of golfer. Dating back to the 1800s, this is one of the oldest links courses in Scotland.