on the eastern Scottish coast in the town of St. Andrews, overlooking
the 1st and 18th fairways of the Old Course, Rusacks
is an hour from Edinburgh Airport and 2 hours from Glasgow Airport.
Andrews Old Course (1 minute), Dukes Course
(10 minutes), Ladybank (15 minutes),
Scotscraig (20 minutes), Crail
(20 minutes), Kingsbarns (25 minutes),
Carnoustie (55 minutes), Gleneagles
(70 minutes), Muirfield (1 hour, 45 minutes), Gullane
(1 hour, 45 minutes), North Berwick
(1 hour, 50 minutes), Dunbar (1 hour,
Wilhelm Rusack was certainly thinking ahead when, with a group of Fife
businessmen, he opened Rusacks Hotel in 1887 just as the game of golf
began to take off. Over the years, the hotel has been stylishly remodelled
in order to provide luxury accommodation, to reflect the history of golf
and of course to take advantage of its prestigious location.
elegant and imposing building, Rusacks Hotel is complemented by a wealth
of facilities and offers priceless views over the sea and St. Andrews
Old Course, in particular the 1st and 18th holes.
However ideal it may be for golfers, there is plenty to do and see for
non-golfers and off-duty golfers alike. The Fife Peninsula is certainly
more than just a monument to the niblick and putter, while the sheer number
of castles in the vicinity stand as valuable reminders of the ferocious
nature of Scotlands turbulent past.
hotel offers 48 well appointed en-suite bedrooms, including four suites,
many of which overlook the course and St. Andrews Bay. The spectacular
panoramas provided by the Sun Lounge at Rusacks Hotel are best enjoyed
over a rare malt whisky from the hotels considerable collection. And equally
impressive is the cuisine at the Old Course Bar & Restaurant, which
specialises in freshly prepared seafood and game dishes.