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Fairmont St Andrews


Fairmont St Andrews

Fife, St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom


Destination Entry Requirements

Please review for the most up to date entry protocols, testing and quarantine requirements.
This is critical as many destinations may require vaccinations and/or testing prior to, at arrival and/or during your clients stay in addition to requiring the purchase of supplemental country specific travel insurance.
Some destinations also require clients be in possession of a pre-travel authorization at departure. Also, please re-verify entry requirements prior to client departure.
Classic Vacations is not responsible for possible denied entry or mandatory quarantine due to improper documentation.

Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes, if not traveling from a ‘red-list’ country. Please see the UK government website for more information.
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No

Before you travel to UK you must:

- take a COVID-19 test – you must take the test in the 3 days before you travel to UK
- book and pay for COVID-19 tests – to be taken after arrival in UK
- complete a passenger locator form

You must do this even if you’ve been fully vaccinated.

You could be fined £500 if you arrive in UK without proof of a negative COVID-19 pre-departure test.

If you’re coming to UK from USA and have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the bodies you:

- must take a COVID-19 pre-departure test
- must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 after you arrive in UK – arrival day is day 0
- do not have to quarantine

‘Fully vaccinated’ means you must have had your final dose of the approved vaccine at least 14 whole days before you arrive in England.

The day you have your final dose does not count as one of the 14 days.

If you’re coming to UK from USA and are not fully vaccinated with an authorised vaccine you must:

- quarantine on arrival at home or in the place you’re staying for 10 days
- take a day 2 test after you arrive – on or before day 2
- take a day 8 test after you arrive – on or after day 8

More detailed information can be found at:

Travel Advisory:
COVID-19 TEST MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENTER YOUR DESTINATION. If you want to adjust your travel plans, please call the Classic Vacations Reservation Call Center, the number is 800-221-3949 or your dedicated Classic Preferred number. Failure to have the proper COVID-19 documentation may affect entry into your destination. It is the Traveler’s responsibility to have all the necessary documents, tests, and vaccinations completed prior to departure. Improper required travel documentation is not covered by any Trip Protection Plans. Please continue to monitor all state or local health advisories from your city or state of origin prior to travel. In addition to international entry COVID-19 travel protocols, COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols may be in place upon return to the United States. Please continue to monitor all COVID-19 Travel information at

Classic Vacations wants you to have a safe and truly wonderful vacation, so we recommend that you fully educate yourself on the destination and hotel specific changes that have been made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and plan accordingly before you depart on your vacation.

Closed or reduced hours of operation may be in place for businesses. Restrictions may be in place on intercity or interstate travel. Further local restrictions may apply.
Please check the destinations’ official governmental health ministry website prior to travel for the most up to date information:

Since destination entry requirements vary widely and change frequently, at least 5 business days prior to departure, we recommend that all Travelers:

• Check your destination’s official governmental health ministry website for the latest entry, testing and in-destination self-isolation requirements and complete all pre-travel items and preparation; e.g.

• Check Classic Vacation’s hotel resource and health & safety website for the latest open status, on-site health & safety requirements and service adjustments that have been provided by each property.

On-site service adjustments may include, but are not limited to, food services (room service, buffets), check-in & check-out time, daily linen change, turndown service, on-site amenities (pool, spa, gym), etc.


Property Location When you stay at Fairmont St Andrews in St. Andrews, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of University of St. Andrews and Old Course at St Andrews. This 5-star hotel is 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from St. Andrews Links and 3.4 mi (5.6 km) from St. Andrew's Castle.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 209 guestrooms featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.
Amenities Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. While the golfer in the family is out on the course, you can enjoy above-par recreational amenities such as a health club and an indoor pool. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Satisfy your appetite at Kittocks Den, one of the hotel's 5 restaurants. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 4 bars/lounges. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 8:00 AM to noon for a fee.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in.


EDI - Edinburgh International Airport



  • Separate dining area
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Private bathroom
  • Stovetop
  • Hair dryer
  • Plasma TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Television
  • Satellite TV service
  • Non-Smoking
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Kitchen
  • Premium bedding
  • Heating
  • Separate sitting area
  • Pay movies
  • Electric kettle
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Oven
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries

Property Amenities

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Number of spa tubs - 1
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or town car service available
  • Number of meeting rooms - 1
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Golf course on site
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Steam room
  • Free WiFi
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 2001
  • Total number of rooms - 209
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1


Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning. 24-hour room service is available.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

East Sands - 3.6 km / 2.2 mi
St. Andrew's Cathedral - 5.1 km / 3.2 mi
Castle Sands - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden - 5.3 km / 3.3 mi
University of St. Andrews - 5.4 km / 3.4 mi
St. Andrew's Castle - 5.6 km / 3.4 mi
Old Course at St Andrews - 6.1 km / 3.8 mi
British Golf Museum - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Swilken Bridge - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
West Sands - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
St. Andrews Aquarium - 6.4 km / 4 mi
St. Andrews Botanic Garden - 6.8 km / 4.2 mi
St. Andrews Links - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
Cambo Estate Gardens - 8 km / 4.9 mi
Cambo Sands - 8.1 km / 5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 80.8 km / 50.2 mi
Dundee (DND) - 30.8 km / 19.1 mi

The preferred airport for Fairmont St Andrews is Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

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  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking