The Experience

Old Course Hotel

Perhaps best known as the resort in “the Home of Golf”, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is one hour northeast of Edinburgh Airport and adjacent to the 17th “Road Hole” fairway of the famed Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland.  Host hotel to the 2010 150th Anniversary Open Championship, the Old Course Hotel enjoys a spectacular location overlooking the famous links courses, the beach and the beautiful Scottish coastline.

The Resort features six food and beverage outlets including fine dining in the acclaimed Road Hole Restaurant (3 AA rosettes). The hotel’s traditional pub The Jigger Inn serves fine home-cooked food and the chic informality of Sands Grill is a seafood and steak lover’s heaven.  On top of all that, our award-winning Road Hole Bar offers Scotland’s finest malt whiskies from over 200 distilleries.

A choice of 30 golf courses await nearby with five adjacent to the property including our own championship healthland course, The Duke’s. Our expert Golf Concierge service have a comprehensive knowledge of all the local courses and can take care of all your golfing arrangements during your stay. First-class teaching facilities are available The Duke’s Course from our very own PGA Professionals;incluing a driving range, putting green and chipping and bunker area.

Relax and unwind at the Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel – the first Kohler spa experience outside the USA. Kohler Waters Spa provides a truly world-class spa experience with the highest levels of personalised care and luxurious treatments. Our fabulous features include

  •  Stunning 20-meter swimming pool with its very own 8ft cascading waterfall
  •  Beautiful Spa Garden with rooftop hot tub
  •  Signature Thermal suite with hydrotherapy pool, plunge pool, Japanese steam room, sauna with light therapy and laminar flow showers
  •  Fitness Studio offering over 20 group fitness classes and on-site Personal Trainers

The town of St Andrews is located on the East coast of Scotland, in the Kingdom of Fife, and contains a fascinating history. Take in the heritage of the town with an exclusive guided tour, as you explore the cobbled streets and the nooks and crannies of the University of St Andrews, the most ancient in Scotland, and today a thriving centre of excellence made popular by Prince William, Britain’s future King, who chose to study here. Afterwards visit St Andrews Castle and the Cathedral ruins or one of the many picturesque fishing villages to explore nearby. A variety of action-packed activities can be arranged for you before you even arrive, including clay pigeon shooting, horseback riding, salmon fishing and kite-surfing.

Every world-traveling golfer aims to visit the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa at least once. This renowned resort caters to the most discerning of travelers with 144 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, many offering panoramic views over the links course to the sea beyond. When you’re not playing the award-winning, championship Duke’s Course, find time to visit Kohler Waters Spa, where the treatments are based on the therapeutic benefits of water. Not to be missed is The Road Hole Restaurant, the hotel’s three-AA-Rosette restaurant, which features the finest local produce year-round.
West Sands Beach is ideal for flying kites — bring the kids and spend a day exploring the setting from the opening scene of the film Chariots of Fire.Distance from Edinburgh Airport (EDI): 50 mi/81 km Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • served in Restaurant
  • Champagne Afternoon Tea for two, once during stay served in the Conservatory, overlooking the Old Course and the medieval town
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability


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