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Top St. Andrews Family-Friendly Hotels

Luxury Stone Cottage at The Brake, St Andrews
Great for families
Unnamed Road, St. Andrews, SCT
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5/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, games and toys, washer and dryer
Travellers say...

"Would highly recommend this property. Karen had thought if everything and nothing was any trouble. Would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Luxury Stone Cottage at The Brake, St Andrews
Forgan Cottage - Historic Cottage Sleeps 6 and pet Friendly
Great for families
4.9/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach, games and toys, washer and dryer
Excellent

"Patricia was very communicative and helpful with any queries we had. Location is central and the cottage itself was perfect for our trip."…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2019

Forgan Cottage - Historic Cottage Sleeps 6 and pet Friendly
The Inn At Kingsbarns
The price is £112 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (140 reviews)

"A very personal welcome and safely accomplished. Rooms were of an exceptional standard with all necessary requirements. Food was outstandingly good again taking into account all safety measures. A quiet peaceful setting in addition to the walking facilities around mean we will definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

The Inn At Kingsbarns

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Old Course Hotel
Great for families
5 out of 5
Old Station Road, St. Andrews, Scotland
The price is £240 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (722 reviews)
Families like: indoor pools, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"Fantastic staff and care shown on current COVID situation."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2020

Old Course Hotel
Fairmont St Andrews
Great for families
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £161 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (952 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Friendly staff who made you feel welcomed & at ease during these very odd & unpredictable times. Service in the restaurants was slightly slower than you might expect but I’m sure that was due to Covid restrictions. The hotel itself was extremely comfortable & we will definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2020

Fairmont St Andrews
The Albany Hotel St Andrews
Great for families
The price is £65 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (222 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"The room we got (18) had loads of room and plenty storage, the windows were steamy in the morning but the building is 250 years old, which made this building listed. On saying that we were comfortable and cosy. Bathroom was very nice and shower is really good."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2020

The Albany Hotel St Andrews
Greyfriars Inn by Greene King Inns
Great for families
3 out of 5
129 North Street, St. Andrews, Scotland
The price is £73 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (170 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Very central, great breakfast and lovely staff"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Greyfriars Inn by Greene King Inns
Rusacks Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
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4.2/5Excellent! (650 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...

"Staff and location make this hotel fabulous. From check-in and beyond, the staff just couldn’t do enough for you. We had a small issue which they rectified immediately and were extremely nice about it. The location is super as you can walk everywhere and it was great to park the car (for free in ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Rusacks Hotel
Best Western Scores Hotel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £139 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (278 reviews)

"Second time we have stayed here, very comfortable hotel with welcoming staff. Decor/Furnishing is slightly dated but adds to the character and authenticity of the place. We had a junior suite which was large with a sea and old course view. Lovely breakfast. Ideal location with easy parking."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

Best Western Scores Hotel
Drumoig Golf Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (257 reviews)

"Clean and tidy room with a great view, staff were friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2020

Drumoig Golf Hotel
Agnes Blackadder Hall Campus Accommodation
Great for families
4/5Very Good! (129 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"I think you will find the accommodation very good. Clean with on-suite, everything you need for a basic stay. Breakfast too was very good, caters for everyone."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Agnes Blackadder Hall Campus Accommodation
The Golf Inn
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night from 31 Oct to 1 Nov
3.9/5Very Good! (216 reviews)

"Great communication throughout, easy check in process (Covid friendly). Great welcome by all the staff and management. Rooms were clean and tidy. Good breakfast. I would certainly return. 100 yards from the Old Course 18th green!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

The Golf Inn
St Michaels Inn Hotel
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Where should we stay in St. Andrews?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of St. Andrews is a good choice. The beaches, local tours and golfing are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Dundee (DND), which is located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in St. Andrews, you might want to consider one of the 15 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

When should we visit St. Andrews?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to St. Andrews.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
  • Driest months: May, September, April and August, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, November, January and September, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches

What should we see and do in St. Andrews?

While you are visiting St. Andrews, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden, St. Andrews Aquarium and British Golf Museum. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Discovery Point, Verdant Works and West Park.

St. Andrews is also known for its:
  • Golfing
  • Historical sites
  • University life
  • Tours
  • Beaches
  • Restaurants

Getting around St. Andrews

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at St. Andrews Leuchars Station. St. Andrews may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's St. Andrews like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of St. Andrews is a good choice. The beaches, local tours and golf are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is located 34.9 mi (56.1 km) from the city centre.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in St. Andrews?
Fairmont St Andrews is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an indoor pool and 5 restaurants. Other good options to stay with the children include The Inn At Kingsbarns and Old Course Hotel.
How many hotels that welcome families are there in St. Andrews?
Expedia has 13 family-friendly hotels and other accommodation options in St. Andrews.
What's the seasonal weather like in St. Andrews?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 13°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 4°C. Average annual precipitation for St. Andrews is 714 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in St. Andrews?
While you and your family are holidaying in St. Andrews, you may want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as St. Andrews Aquarium and St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum and Garden. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Old Course at St Andrews, St. Andrews Links and V&A Dundee.
What's the best way for us to get around St. Andrews?
To venture out into the surrounding area, hop on a train at St. Andrews Leuchars Station. St. Andrews may not have many public transport choices, so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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