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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly hotel with restaurant and bar/lounge



This family-friendly St. Andrews hotel is located by the sea, within a 10-minute walk of St. Andrews Aquarium and University of St. Andrews. West Sands and St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Self parking is free. Additionally, WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 68 rooms offer WiFi, room service, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Wired Internet, coffee makers, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with high-speed wireless Internet access (surcharge). This family-friendly hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Macdonald Rusacks Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 68 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (10 GBP per 24 hours surcharge), Wired internet access (10 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access (10 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service 
  • Climate control 
  • In-room safe 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

Rocca Bar and Grill - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The One under Gastro Pub - This pub serves lunch and dinner.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Minimum guest age is 18

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 7 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 10 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): GBP 10 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: GBP 10 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: GBP 10 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
  • Pet fee: GBP 25 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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