Leslie Road,
KY6 3EP,
Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Reasons to Visit St Andrews

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The seaside town of St Andrews is just a short 30-minute drive from our budget Glenrothes hotel. This costal resort is home to the University of St Andrews and a place of history, culture and the world’s home of golf, making it a popular tourist spot full of restaurants, shops and things to do. With plenty of reasons to visit St Andrews while you stay at our Glenrothes hotel, we’ve decided to name a few:

Scotland’s Secret Bunker

Visit Scotland’s best kept secret for over 40 years, hidden beneath a Scottish farmhouse a tunnel leads to Scotland’s Secret Bunker. This fascinating piece of history is the size of two football pitches, one on top of the other, on two levels and 100 feet underground. Discover the twilight world of the Cold War from within the bunker Scotland would have governed from had there been a Nuclear War.

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Scotland’s Secret Bunker

St Andrews Castle

St Andrew’s Castle is the ruins of the castle of the Archbishops of St Andrews and dates back to the 13th century. Explore the infamous ‘bottle dungeon’, one of the most well known castle prisons in medieval Britain which was cut out of solid rock.

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St Andrews Castle

Golfing and the British Golf Museum

As you may be aware, St Andrews has one or two golf courses… So if you’re a golf fanatic then this is definitely the destination for you, giving you the opportunity to play in the ‘home of golf’ on one of their fantastic courses. Find out more information about them here. Alternatively, why not check out the award-winning British Golf Museum? Featuring a detailed history of the development of golfing and its equipment as well as a large quantity for memorabilia, this is an enthusiasts and novices paradise.

Find out more about the museum here.

Golfing and the British Golf Museum

St Andrews West Sands Beach

If you fancy embracing Scotland’s natural beauty then head to St Andrews West Sands Beach. The beach is famous for the opening scenes of the Chariots of Fire film and extends for almost 2 miles making it perfect for a long walk admiring the stunning scenery.

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St Andrews West Sands Beach

Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes, is an affordable hotel in Fife, within easy reach of Edinburgh city centre, Perth and St Andrews. To check availability, contact the hotel team on reservations@hiexpressglenrothes.co.uk or call 01592 745509.

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Holiday Inn Express Glenrothes Reviews



We stayed at Glenrothes overnight on our journey from Liverpool to St Andrews university open day. From the moment we arrived at 10pm we were made to feel very welcome by the night staff.

Our room was fab... spotlessly clean and comfortable.

We were surprised to find that a fantastic choice of breakfasts were included in the already excellent price. It set us up for the day ahead.



Stayed here on the 16th September for an overnight stay, plenty of free parking, easy to check in, room very good size and clean, plenty of plug sockets and easy to get onto Wifi.

Staff very helpful which is always good. Breakfast is included so good start for the day ahead.

Would I stay again Yes i would.



One night stop over while visiting Burntisland, Crail, Anstruther and St Andrews. This hotel is 30 minutes away from all of them so ideally placed. Nothing fancy but clean and tidy and a decent breakfast in the morning. Nice courteous Staff too, would recommend.



This Holiday Inn Express is so much different to the larger ones we've stayed in, usually near airports.

It's a small hotel so the staff seem a little more friendly and have the time to attend to your needs. The complementary breakfast is superb.

Our room (225) had a huge double bed and was spotless. The shower was amazing! The room was heated by a simple radiator with a thermostat on top, very easy to use unlike some at other hotels we've used.

It's in a great location, very easy to get to Edinburgh and surrounding locations.



This hotel is perfect for short stays. Rooms are basic but are more than adequate and are clean. Everything we needed was there and for just over £50 a night with breakfast included, I would say it's good value. Buffet style breakfast is available. The hotel was quiet and peaceful and just over 1 mile away to the nearest shopping centre.



Just arrived home from a stay at this hotel. Booked 4 rooms for a family wedding which where all really good, comfortable and very clean. The main thing we spoke about that really made our full weekend even including people at the wedding we attended was the staff. This hotel is run by a team of staff who go above and beyond. The member of staff on reception (Louise) was out of this world. The level of customer service provided from the moment we arrived was one of the best any of us had received ever. Nothing was a problem. Knew we had a wedding to attend so took it upon her self to pre warn the taxi company our requirements to speed up the process for a mini bus taxi. As a group we wanted to sit together prior to going to the wedding and have something to eat when we arrived to meet at reception Louise had set out a big table for us with glasses and jugs of iced water. Simple things like this just made us feel really welcome. There was loads more things but the fact is this hotel has amazing staff who clearly know their stuff. Please pass on all our thanks to the team especially Louise. Well done I am still buzzing about your customer service. Definitely deserve some sort of reward. Breakfast in the morning was good and ample for a basic breakfast offering with nice coffee. Managed to get late checkout that makes the normal morning rush from a hotel actually enjoyable and chilled. Thanks for a lovely stay will be back!!


Rojales, Spain

Over from Spain visiting family& didn't quite know what to expect & was very happy with all services provided. Clean spacious room. Ample food & drink at breakfast. One thing they've got perfect... Staff! Very helpful and great humour well recommended!


St. Asaph

Great hotel for a great price. Easily accessible with lovely helpful and friendly staff. Room though standard was spotless and very big. The bed was huge and comfy and it had great facilities. Wish all hotels had a standard this high at such great prices. Thanks for a lovely stay guys!

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