Places to Stay in St Andrews
Best Hotels in St Andrews
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St. Andrews was once the capital of Scotland. For those people who love golf, visiting this place is a dream. It was just in the 19th century when tourists start noticing this quaint little town. You will surely love the accommodations in the area from guest houses, hotels, cottages and bed & breakfast inns.
A former capital of Scotland, today St. Andrews is popular for its Golf courses. This is the reason why it is known to be the golfing capital of the world. The bones of St Andrew was said to be in this place and because of this town was named after him. Built in the 12th century, you can find a cathedral in the eastern area and it has survived quite a number of disasters. St Andrews castle is set overlooking the town and it was built in 13th century. The place was rebuilt several times. During the 19th century, the town became the center of tourism and fishing. This is also the time where the Harbour came to life. Since then St. Andrews was visited by quite a number of tourists. There are also quite a number of accommodations in St. Andrews.
Charlesworth Guest House
This is an ideal place for those people who are discerning. The ambiance is so peaceful and relaxing. Staying in this place would surely assure you of a warm and friendly atmosphere.
This place is rated with 3 stars in all of St. Andrews. This is very you can find a different kind of hotel experience. Although the hotel is small, it has its own personality. Another thing to love about this accommodation is its price.
Nethan Guest House
If you want a place that is right in the center of St. Andrews, this is certainly the best accommodation. You can just walk through the town center and the very popular old course.
Another boutique hotel found in the center of St. Andrews is the Ogstons. This accommodation is very near the university. The place is full especially during the summer. There are a lot of business men and those celebrating special occasions visit the place.
Arran House Hotel
This is a three storey building that is set in one of the most beautiful golfing spots in St. Andrews. The rooms in the hotel were just renovated. The hotel is modern but keeps some of its original character.
Yorkston Guest House
Found in the western area of St. Andrews is the Yorkston Guest House. It is a few minutes’ walk from golf courses. Within the vicinity of the accommodation is the west port, shopping centers, café and more.
The main tagline of this accommodation is Making you welcome is everything! This is a Georgian town house built in the 1800s. If you want to experience traditional hospitality from the locals, then this is the best place to be.