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Fairmont St Andrews


Fairmont St Andrews

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


Insider Tip

One of Scotland's hidden gems, the St Andrews Botanic Gardens, is located 3 km (2 mi) from the resort. Here guests can explore 18 beautifully landscaped acres including nearly 8,000 species of ferns, herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees.

Destination Entry Requirements

From 15 February, you must:

Have proof of a negative coronavirus test to travel to the UK - even if you’re a UK citizen.
The test must be taken in the 3 days before you depart. The results must be in English, French or Spanish.

You’ll need to show the test results when you check in to travel or board your plane, train or ferry. You may also be asked to show them when you arrive.

You could be fined £500 when you arrive at the border if you cannot provide proof that you have had a negative coronavirus test.
Take 2 coronavirus (COVID-19) tests after you arrive in England - you’ll need to book these before you travel
either quarantine in the place you’re staying or in a managed quarantine hotel for 10 days when you arrive in England
What you need to do depends on where you travel in the 10 days before you arrive in England.

If you travel in or through a country on the banned travel list (sometimes called the ‘red list’) in those 10 days you will need to quarantine in a managed quarantine hotel. If you do not travel in or through a country on the banned travel list in those 10 days you will need to quarantine in the place you’re staying.

Find out which countries are on the banned travel list:

New arrivals will be required to provide UK officials with contact and travel information prior to arrival by completing the Public Health Locator Form. This form must be completed by each member of your traveling party. You may not submit the form until 48 hours before your arrival in the UK:

More detailed informatiions 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.


North Sea views
This luxury hotel stands on a spectacular North Sea cliff formation, 2 miles from St Andrews center and the R&A Golf Club.
Premium bedding
Guestrooms feature neutral décor, premium bedding, CD and DVD players, minibars, and cable TVs.
Spa, golf
2 championship golf courses are on site, as well as a full-service health spa to help unwind after a round or two.
Property Location With a stay at Fairmont St Andrews in St. Andrews, you'll be in the historical district, within a 15-minute drive of University of St. Andrews and St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden. This 5-star hotel is 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from Old Course at St Andrews and 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from St. Andrews Links.
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. Free valet parking is available onsite.

What to expect:

After arriving at this chateau-style hotel, guests enter an elaborate reception area complete with a fireplace, large gilt mirrors, bold patterned rugs, and comfortable armchairs and sofas. A blend of classic décor and modern amenities, this stylish golf and spa retreat attracts sophisticated leisure and business travelers.


EDI - Edinburgh International Airport

Room Info

Room Overview

The Fairmont St Andrews features 209 guestrooms and suites, all of which include classic décor and premium bedding. Amenities include satellite TVs, multi-line phones with voice mail, high-speed Internet access (surcharge), minibars, coffee/tea making facilities, and complimentary newspapers. Bathrooms with heated floors offer bathrobes and slippers.



  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Private bathroom
  • 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)
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Property Amenities

Situated amid the rugged coastline of the North Sea, this hotel offers panoramic views of golden beaches and the medieval skyline of St Andrews. The spa and health club offers a range of relaxing services including hydrotherapy, massages, facials, and beauty treatments. The extensive facility includes a fully equipped fitness center, spa tub, sauna, steam room, and an indoor pool. Spa cuisine is also available. Resort amenities include concierge service, 24-hour room service, and complimentary breakfast. The resort's conference facilities include more than 20,000 square feet of meeting space, and the business center is open 24 hours.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Express check-in
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Elevator
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free valet parking
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • One meeting room
  • Golf course on site
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4
  • 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 - 5
  • Ballroom
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • 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.
Kittocks Den
This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
This fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.
The Squire
This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.
The Rock and Spindle Bar
Onsite café. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.


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 - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
St. Andrew's Castle - 5.6 km / 3.5 mi
British Golf Museum - 6.2 km / 3.8 mi
Old Course at St Andrews - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Swilken Bridge - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
West Sands - 6.4 km / 4 mi
St. Andrews Aquarium - 6.5 km / 4 mi
St. Andrews Botanic Garden - 7 km / 4.3 mi
St. Andrews Links - 7.6 km / 4.7 mi
Cambo Estate Gardens - 8 km / 5 mi
Cambo Sands - 8.1 km / 5 mi

The nearest airports are:
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 80.8 km / 50.2 mi
Dundee (DND) - 30.2 km / 18.7 mi

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

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Mountain biking