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Ardgowan Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel. Staff very helpful and friendly. Room of high standard and spotless. Great location and no problem with parking. Hope to try restaurant on my next visit. Looking forward to returning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hard Bed & Concrete Pillows so could not sleep at all. Rung Reception that same night to advise we will check out in the morning. Next morning they showed us another room but we were not going to risk another very uncomfortable sleepless night ( and the bed did not appear that different.) Management told us since a soft &... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go for a walk on the beach, do a trail run or eat some nice fish in the cute little town centre - the location is perfect - everything is just a stones throw away from this casually pleasant hotel. The staff is super helpful and friendly - and the rooms are tidy

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Tsukuba, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely good for everything - convenient for public transport, good location to feeling nature, excellent tastes of foods, very kind and nice staffs. I cannot find any fault except no elevator there to carry my heavy luggage.

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

Hello keropapa, I just wanted to take the time to thank you for leaving such great feedback for your stay with us. We're glad you enjoyed your time here, especially the haggis and whisky that you had with us in Playfair's Restaurant! I do hope you're able to come stay with us again soon! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Reservations and... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in "the annex" next door rather than the main hotel, though it's probably the same. Room was small and quirky but you can probably get upgraded ones. Amenities were minimal, only one chair in the room, and parking was pot luck on the street. It's right near the golf course and on one of the main streets. Probably... More 

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

Hello Glenn, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in our annex, the Pilmour Hotel. While not exactly the same as the Ardgowan Hotel, the Pilmour is decorated to a 3-star standard, with all of the amenities of the main hotel. You're right, we don't have... More 

birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, nice breakfast and really friendly helpful staff. Room was nice and comfortable. No parking, as is the way for most places in St Andrews, but we all managed to park nearby and managed to offload and pack luggage on arrival and departure.

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Thank Michelle137
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Michelle137, Thank you for leaving a great review for us. We're thrilled that we were perfect for you while you were in St Andrews playing golf. You're right, we don't have any designated hotel parking, however, there are several free places to park around us, and (if all else fails) two huge University car parks just a short walk... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent six relaxing and wonderful days in this hotel. I will definately make it a point to come back again and will stay in this hotel again. Had breakfast everyday which was good and had dinner once. the dinner was absolutely fabulous.

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

Hello sriskandat, We're so glad to see that you enjoyed your long stay with us at the Ardgowan! We love when guests are able to spend an extended amount of time with us, as we feel like we're able to really get to know you while you're here! Thank you for your kind comments on our excellent restaurant, Playfair's. We... More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is well-situated near The Old Course (about 1 block) and easily walkable to Market Street (about 3 blocks), with its many shops, bars and restaurants. Breakfast (everything from Continental to full-Scottish) is plentiful and efficiently served by friendly staff. We didn't eat lunch or dinner there, so I can't comment on that. Rooms are small, as you might... More 

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

Hello WynneWoody, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and wrote us a great Tripadvisor review! We do appreciate all of your kind comments, and that you've highlighted so much about what makes us great here at the Ardgowan. We hope we can welcome you back again for another stay, and hopefully next time, you'll be able to dine with... More 

Spring Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by Carmen, our group was made very welcome in this charming hotel. The breakfast each day was tasty and sufficient, and the bar each night friendly and accommodating. There were a few moments, mostly late in the evening, when I found the desk was not staffed, but the helpfulness of the staff... More 

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Thank Michael C
PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Michael, Thank you so much for leaving us a great 5* review! We're so glad you had a great stay with us, and enjoyed everything about what we had to offer - from our fantastic service to our amazing breakfasts in Playfair's! I'd like to personally thank you for your kind comments about our staff as well - myself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was centrally located, only 5 mins walk into town, it was safe to walk back at night also. My room was a deluxe on the ground floor and it was really big and spacious, clean bed sheets and comfortable bed, clean bathroom with great water pressure. I loved staying there and this would be my hotel of choice... More 

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for leaving us a great review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in Room 12, and that you had a good night's sleep in the Hypnos beds in your Deluxe Room - they are so comfy! We hope we can welcome you back again in the future when you come to visit... More 

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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: $119 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardgowan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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Also Known As:
Ardgowan Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in St. Andrews
#7 Business Hotel in St. Andrews
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