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Ardgowan Hotel

2 Playfair Terrace | North Street, St. Andrews KY16 9HX, Scotland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed in a double room for my graduation. Two beds in one room and one in a separate room, made is quite spacious and comfy for three persons. The service was good, we were offered with a Scottish and a Continental breakfast selection. The location is very convenient for golfers (West Sands and a beach within... More 

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Aya, Thank you for giving us a great 5* review! All of us at the Ardgowan Hotel are so glad that you enjoyed every aspect of your comfy stay with us. And there's nothing better than a hot Scottish breakfast in Playfair's to start your day! You're right, we're the perfect location for anything in St Andrews, whether that's... More 

Padua, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel twice, for business, and I found it perfect: quiet and cozy. The room was big enough and warm. The bed supercomfortable. Staff is friendly and breakfast is good and abundant (and the waitress just lovely). I will come back when in town.

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Irma112, What a great review! We are always so pleased to hear that returning guests continue to enjoy their time with us. I have passed along your comments to all of our staff, and they are so glad to know that you enjoyed the service that they provided while you were here, including our amazing cooked breakfast! We are... More 

Stroud, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Ardgowan in May 13 and again in November 14. 2nd stop as good as the first. Friendly staff, very good breakfast, excellent location in North Street. Pill our section of hotel not open in low season but that does not detract from the stay.

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Simon W., Thank you for taking the time to give us another great review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your second stay just as much as the first. Our staff works hard to make sure all of our guests feel at home while they are with us, so I'm so glad to know that you... More 

Poole, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I turned up early (0900) on the Saturday, and had to be elsewhere for a business seminar for 1130. I was initially told my room would not be ready until 1200 by the receptionist. I was welcome to leave my baggage and it would be put in my room for me in my absence. I agreed and sat for a... More 

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello spottedidick, What a great review! Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your time with us. We are proud of the hard work that our housekeeping staff puts toward cleaning and preparing our rooms for our guests, and we're glad that they were able to have your room ready a bit early for... More 

Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Ardgowan Hotel was perfect for our needs. Although the room was small it was very warm and cosy and the beds were extremely comfortable. Very clean and tidy with helpful, chatty staff. Breakfast was good except I couldn't find any fresh fruit which I would have liked.

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Katie S, Thank you for taking the time to give us your great feedback, and a 5 star review! We're so pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us, and that we were the perfect place for you to stay during your stay in St Andrews. We are so fortunate that we can offer our guests a... More 

Hanoi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great location, clean and well fitted rooms. Staff were excellent on both occasions I stayed. Didn't make it down for breakfast but the restaurant looks great! Less than a minutes walk from the old course 1st tee (and the dunvegan bar) and a £10 taxi ride to the Fairmont golf courses. Couldn't ask for more

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GaryFoster, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Andy I, It certainly is a joy to read your review, and thank you for taking the time to give us your valuable feedback. It was such a pleasure being able to welcome you not once, but TWICE to the Ardgowan Hotel within a week! We're so glad that you enjoyed our perfect location and that we were able... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Ardgowan always gives a very warm, friendly Scottish welcome. The accommodation is very clean and comfortable with lots of lovely tartan. Centrally located. Fabulous breakfasts in the restaurant which is furnished in a well-designed contemporary Scottish way, with a relaxed atmosphere but efficient service and a good menu choice. Will definitely be returning (again). Highly recommended.

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello UkDevon, These are indeed the kind of reviews that we love to read! Thank you for taking the time to let us know that we're doing a great job. We're glad to know that you were able to dine in our excellent restaurant, Playfair's, while you were with us. I have passed along your comments to our restaurant staff... More 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A very warm and friendly greeting from the receptionist, gave me a free upgrade room and told me all I needed to know. The room is very spacious and clean a very comfortable bed had a great night sleep. The shower is powerful easy to use. Wifi is excellent. The breakfast was superb as were the staff. The only things... More 

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Andrew T, Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated, as it helps us to know the things we're doing right and the areas where we're needing a bit more attention. We are glad to know that your check in was a smooth process, and that you thoroughly enjoyed your... More 

Cupar, Fife
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ardgowan was the selected venue by my wife for a Sunday evening birthday meal. Great choice, wonderful evening. My choices were muscles, fish stew and crumble. All were excellent choices with superb flavours and well presented. Staff were attentive and extremely helpful. One of the first requests I made was for a change of music and this was actioned without... More 

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Richard B., Thank you for giving our restaurant, Playfair's, a glowing review! We are so glad that you were able to celebrate this special time with us, and that you had a wonderful experience. Our chefs work hard to create an amazing menu, and our staff work tirelessly to serve each of our guests in a way that is... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were very pleased with our stay at the hotel and we found our room very welcoming .The staff were all very polite and did everything they could do to please us.The breakfast was top quality and we could find any faults with anything.I am so glad I did not take any notice of the negative comments on here because... More 

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ArdgowanHotel, Reservations and Marketing Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Andrew B, Thank you for your wonderful 5* review! We always value our guest feedback, as it points out the things we're doing right and our opportunities for improvement. I have passed along your comments to all of our staff, from reception to housekeeping to the restaurant, and we are all pleased to know that you felt welcomed and... More 

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Address: 2 Playfair Terrace | North Street, St. Andrews KY16 9HX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36
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