St Andrews is a small town located in the Kingdom of Fife on the east coast of Scotland. The city is best known as the "home of golf," a link to the Old Course golf course, one of the oldest golf courses in the world and one of the world's most famous golf courses.
There are six golf courses in the St Andrews area and there are dozens more in the immediate vicinity. The city's tourist industry is heavily dependent on golf, with a wide selection of golf specialty shops in the city center and several hotels offering views of the Old Playground.
St. Andrews is more than just golf, it has many historic buildings and a unique architecture and strict, which compares to Edinburgh. These two major examples include St Andrews Castle and St. Andrew.
These two buildings are side by side and are open all year round to visitors. They are run and maintained by Historic Scotland, and the castle offers a great photographic opportunity as it looks on the shores of St Andrews.
Although St Andrews is a small town, there is no shortage of accommodation in the city center. Most of them overlook the golf course, and in a small area, a large number of St Andrews hotels are five-star and offer luxurious accommodation.
The two most popular luxury hotels in St Andrews are Old Playground and Fairmont. The Old Course Hotel overlooks the Old Course and has some great facilities. There are spa facilities and an excellent dining room at the hotel, as well as luxurious rooms with panoramic views of the golf course. It is also centrally located with the city center just a ten minute walk and main attractions just 15 minutes away.
Fairmont St Andrews is located on the outskirts of the city overlooking St Andrews Bay. It has two golf courses with championships on site as well as a spa center. Rooms and service standards are all right, as you would expect from a five-star resort.
There are other luxury hotels located along the old playground and all offer guests very comfortable accommodation and golf views. There are cheaper alternatives available in the city with backpacking accommodation in ST Andrews Tourist Hostel is the cheapest.