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Ardgowan Hotel

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just completed my stay at this hotel. It's everything you need and nothing you don't. Simple rooms with a television and an excellent shower. Just the way I like it. The staff here are extremely welcoming and accommodating. The distance to the old course is great. 3-4 minute walk to the first tee. I haven't tried the restaurant here... More 

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Thank Ian S
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Ian, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a shining 5* review! We're thrilled that we ticked all of your boxes during your stay with us, and that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself in St Andrews. Hopefully got in a few holes at the Old Course! Next time you stay with us, we'd love to book you in... More 

Bristol
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location with friendly staff. Long way up narrow stairs which was fine for us but could be problematic for those with heavy bags. The second pillow was as hard as a rock and the wi fi was a bit hit and miss but a good stay despite these minor quibbles

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Thank Fiona L
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Fiona, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're so thankful for your kind comments on our staff. They do work very hard to ensure that our guests have a comfortable stay with us, and they love to do it with a smile! We're glad that you were not bothered by the stairs, but for... More 

Coleraine, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Comfortable clean hotel with good food in convenient spot with pleasant staff. We were upgraded to a big room with a view and double aspect windows front and back. It was good value for money compared to others in the town.

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Thank lfaith_197306
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello lfaith_197306, Thank you for leaving a review for us! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and your upgrade to one of our Classic King Rooms! We do love being able to spoil our guests when we get the opportunity. We hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have many short breaks in St. Andrews but this was the first at Ardgowan and certainly won't be the last. The staff could not have been more helpful and friendly. Even prepared us a lovely outside table for a fabulous breakfast to accommodate our little dog. Many thanks to all.

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Thank dr_bc69
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello dr_bc69, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time here (and the weather was fantastic too, so that's a plus). As a family run business, our staff is like part of the family, and they always strive not only to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay,... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 1 night for my fiancé birthday great location staff were so kind and helpful and breakfast was amazing would stay there again and highly recommend to all my family and friends wish we could have stayed another night.

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Thank rossmark74
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear rossmark74, Thank you very much for your kind review. We're all thrilled to hear that you had such a great stay with us, particularly since it was a special occasion! I'm glad you enjoyed you breakfast with us; we are very particular with the products we serve our guests. Our bacon, sausages and eggs are all Scottish and we... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned here for a drink (after a previous visit last year) and sat outside in the sitting area. Restaurant was very busy when entered inside to order drinks. Great friendly chatty staff njoyed ourselves will visit again

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Thank ScotlandTigger999
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ScotlandTigger999, It's great to hear that you returned back to the hotel and restaurant! We're very lucky with our two south-facing terraces which are wee sun traps. We think they are the perfect spot for relaxing and enjoying a drink or two! Our team are very passionate about what they do and love chatting to all our customers and... More 

Lummi Island, Washington
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. We had a "junior room" which just meant it was a bit smaller but plenty of room for us. Love the plaid carpeting! Very close to St. Andrew links and in the center of town so easy visit restaurants, beach, museum and shops. Parking is on the street. Good breakfast in the morning.

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Thank thethurbs
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello thethurbs, Thank you for leaving a review for your stay with us. We're so glad that you enjoyed your time in one of our Junior Classic Rooms, and that we were able to tick all of your boxes while you were here - from a comfortable stay, to the perfect location, to an amazing breakfast to start your day!... More 

Glasgow
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting St Andrews once again so it had to be The Ardgowan, a really comfortable, homely and friendly hotel right in the heart of the town and close to the golf, beach and an easy walk to the town centre - absolutely ideal situation with car parking close by.

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Thank Billthom
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Billthom, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're so glad to read your kind comments on our hotel, and we're thrilled that you were able to come stay with us again for your one night in St Andrews! We always love getting to welcome back returning guests, and we're glad that we were... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ardgowan Hotel is a wonderful hotel. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was first class. The room was delightful and the location is perfect. A hidden gem in the heart of S. Andrew's. I don't play golf, but I enjoyed hearing the stories and anecdotes of those who played on the hallowed greens of 'the Old... More 

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Thank mcgeadyjohn
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you for leaving us a great review! We're so glad that you enjoyed everything about your stay - from our fantastic staff to our amazing restaurant Playfair's. St Andrews is a wonderful place to visit, even for people who don't play golf, so we're glad you enjoyed your time here. We hope we can welcome you back... More 

Morristown, Tennessee
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54 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonder hotel with a kind staff. They were always welcoming warm and helpful. The room is spacious (#22) and the bath very American ... no craped quarters here. I will stay here again on our next visit

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Thank NotARounder
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello there NotARounder, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us! We're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us in Room 22 - one of our spacious Deluxe Rooms! We're especially thankful for your kind comments on our staff. We do all work hard to ensure that our guests have a comfortable and enjoyable... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated 200 yards from the 18th green of the world famous Old Course, and still only 5 minutes from the centre of town The Ardgowan Hotel offers the ideal location whatever the reason for you visit to St Andrews. Our comfortable en suite bedrooms are decorated in a modern Scottish style, perfect for relaxing after a long day’s golfing or sightseeing. Located below the main hotel, our restaurant, Playfair’s, is ever popular with local people as well as with our guests. We serve a wide range of dishes prepared with the fresh local ingredients wherever possible. The Ardgowan hotel does not have its own lift, but staff will be more than happy to assist you with your bags. Free on-street car parking is available close to the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ardgowan Hotel

Address: 2 Playfair Terrace | North Street, St. Andrews KY16 9HX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Price Range: $139 - $338 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardgowan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Ardgowan Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland
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#7 Romantic Hotel in St. Andrews
#7 Business Hotel in St. Andrews
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