Old Course Hotel Golf Resort and Spa

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Up to 300
144 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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The stunning Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa is the perfect location for a wedding to remember!
Pricing & Costs
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
300
Reception Capacity
600
No. of Bedrooms
144
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available

Venue

Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
City View
On-Site Parking
Ballroom
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Asian Catering
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Kosher Catering
Full Description
Why Us St Andrews is the ultimate romantic destination. The AA Five Red Star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa offers a truly iconic setting overlooking the world renowned Old Course, Swilcan Bridge and the beautiful West Sands Beach. Set against this legendary background our dedicated wedding planners will help you create your perfect day. Venue Space The Conservatory The light-filled Conservatory is the ideal place to hold your ceremony. With the backdrop of the famous the Old Course and its landmarks, it really is a stunning room to say your vows in front of your family and friends. The room can seat 110 but is versatile too for the smaller weddings too. The Ballroom Our stunning ballroom can sit 130 for dinner including a dancefloor and can be set up and decorated in accordance with your wishes. With its glittering chandeliers and separate bar area you can serve your guests in style before the party gets going well into the evening. You don’t need to worry about a thing. We’ve got this. Smaller Spaces We have a selection of smaller spaces available for more intimate weddings. The Boardroom over looks the famous links courses and the stunning West Sands beach. Or for a more historic setting why not try our Library. Or perhaps you want an outdoor wedding? Then why not consider our West Deck too! Extras To begin your day in true luxury and style, or to wind down after the event, why not head to the Kohler Waters Spa? With a swimming pool, thermal suite, rooftop hot tub and nail and beauty room, you can indulge in the ultimate in bridal luxury. When you choose us to host your wedding you will receive your very own wedding planner who knows the hotel inside out and has a little black book stuffed with trusted suppliers and contacts, allowing you to relax and enjoy your perfect day.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1968
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
4
Reviews
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(9)
Danielle and Tom Ashley
Married in September 2019
April 2019
The venue itself is stunning
We chose to have our meal in the Conservatory, where you are literally right on the golf course in breathtaking surroundings, followed by our reception in the Ballroom which oozes elegance and class. It is certainly a venue that doesn’t need much ‘dressing up’ in order to provide you with a gorgeous backdrop for your day. We were lucky enough to have a glorious sunny day, which allowed for our wedding photos to be taken on the beach and on the balcony beside the Road Hole Bar. We also managed to sneak in a sunset picture on the world famous Swilken Bridge! Choosing our menu was almost as fun as our wedding day, and chef even came out to meet us to ensure everything was to our satisfaction. If you are a foodie and really looking for a quality meal on your big day, then this is place for you! All of our guests couldn’t compliment the food enough, and we managed to provide options that suited everyone. The service throughout was second to none, it really is 5 star. Living in the south of England, it was always going to be challenging to liaise and have our vision come to life. However after meeting Laura, she completely put our minds at ease. Every detail or request that we had, were brought to life and nothing was too big or too small. Laura even went above and beyond on the morning of our day by helping to iron creases out of my wedding dress! We couldn’t have asked for a better venue and it will forever hold a special place in our heart. We are forever grateful to all of the incredible staff for an incredible experience.
Megan Osborne
Married in September 2019
April 2019
It was everything I envisioned and more!
Can I just say a massive thank you! You were amazing at the weekend and totally went out your way which was so appreciated! We had the best best time the whole weekend was just brilliant! Can you say a thanks to grant to he was brilliant! All the staff throughout the day and night were fabulous! Nothing was a hassle at all anything anyone asked was done and sorted which was amazing! So thank you again for making our day so brilliant!
Lisa Wilson
Married in August 2019
April 2019
Everything was done to perfection
We had such a special wedding day thanks to Joelle and her amazing team. We wanted our day a bit different, nothing was a problem, everything was done to perfection. Beautiful room, lovely food and a warm friendly service throughout. The venue is stunning, a fantastic place to capture gorgeous photographs on the golf course and at the beach. We would highly recommend the Old Course as a special place to get married. We wish we could do it all over again!
Danielle
Married in August 2019
April 2019
A day to remember for the rest of our lives!
Firstly, we would just like to say a massive thank you to you and the full team at Old Course Hotel. We had such a fantastic wedding day, everyone involved was fantastic, the venue is absolutely beautiful, the staff were friendly, kind and so helpful, everything was great. We really appreciate the effort and planning that went into the day, with the decorations etc. everything was just perfect! The food was delicious and all our guests had such a lovely day. We really cannot thank you enough for what will be a day to remember for the rest of our lives!!
Irene Moir
Wedding: August 2019
April 2019
just perfection!
Wow! what a venue! Stunning location and the ambience continued on from morning to night thanks to the amazing staff! If there was something negative to point out I would say it but thanks to Laura and her team it was just perfection!
Keith Irving
Wedding: July 2019
April 2019
Very professional from start to finish
My oldest daughter was married in your Hotel last Saturday. I would just like to say that the day was absolutely fantastic and slick and very professional from start to finish. I would like to direct special praise to Joelle out coordinator. Her hard work and attention to detail was exemplary, coupled with a relaxed demeanour which put everyone in the bridal party at ease. The MC who’s name I didn’t catch was also in absolute control of the whole occasion. The service from the bubbly and canopies, right to the end of a splendid dinner, was efficient relaxed and very friendly. All to often at weddings the bar service for guests is undermanned and a bit of an afterthought, absolutely not the case last Saturday. I expect often you don’t hear from customers unless there’s a problem or complaint. Anyway I would appreciate if you would pass this on to everyone involved.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Old Station Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SP, Scotland

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

St Andrews

Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Leuchars

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh/Dundee

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FAQ
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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Make a wedding bible so all your information is in one place.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Having a reading from Winnie the Pooh about love during the ceremony done by the couple’s two little boys in kilts! It was adorable.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Classic, Elegant, Fairytale, Romantic, Warm

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Outside of the conservatory beside our pond with the world famous golf course in the background.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We couldn't possibly say....

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Scotch beef wellington, so yummy

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon Rolls – it’s a staple!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our team! We are wedding daft, we will always find a way to make your dreams come true.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The way we treat every guest like they are family and this is their home.