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Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stayed here for two days. Hotel is well situated for all amenities. You can park outside the hotel from 5pm to 9am every day apart from a Sunday when you can park all day. The bed was clean and the bedroom was equiped with every thing you would need. The only thing missing for me was the option of more...

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

Hello Wallace77, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us (and that we were able to get you that softer pillow!) I have passed along your kind comments to our chefs regarding your breakfast, and next time you are in St Andrews, we'd love to...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Stayed for 2 night's and were not disappointed. Lovely clean hotel, comfy beds, delicious breakfast and truly helpful excellent staff. An all round lovely visit and we will certainly return! Great location for golf, shops and restaurants.

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

Hello pandetta2016, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! We're thrilled that we were able to tick all of your boxes during your stay, and I'm especially glad to see that you enjoyed your time with our staff. As we are a family-owned business, we like to treat our guests as if we're welcoming them...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stayed Tuesday Wednesday in the Ardgowan. Warm welcome and the room was fine. Breakfast was very good. Great location for everything in St.Andrews. walks, shops, golf courses could not fault it at all. Staff are very friendly.

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

Hi Brian, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us! We were thrilled to read your kind comments about your stay, especially those about our staff. We work hard to try to make our guests feel at home while they are with us, and we're glad that we ticked this box for you. Next time you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed for 3 nights in the Pilmour guest rooms, the double room was very small. Clean enough and in good condition though. Breakfast was included, although the cooked food wasn't great. The location is a short walk from the main part of the town and just around the corner from the Old Course. This hotel is suited for those who...

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

Hello David, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We're glad to know that you had a comfortable stay with us, and that we were a great locations for you while you were playing the Old Course with your friends. I'm sorry to read that you did not enjoy your breakfast with us in Playfair's....

Glasgow
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

I decided to treat myself to an overnight stay at this hotel it was my second visit. The room cost £122 including breakfast. On arrival the room (11) was pleasant enough with a large bathroom but you can imagine my dismay when i looked out the window to discover i was directly above the kitchen and a huge extracter fan...

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

Dear bramGlasgow, While we have already responded to your email we received, we would like to take the opportunity to respond on TripAdvisor as well. We always strive to ensure that our guests have a great stay with us, and while we do work hard to make our guests comfortable and relaxed during their stay, we are also the first...

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Great hotel. Good service, great food, warm spacious room and lovely funishings. Excelelnt shower. As always in St Andrews wherever you are Parking is a pain, but after 5pm got a space in a nearby carpark. My only feedback would be the bathroom in room 22 is huge, an did like a larger bath mat... The floor got quite wet...

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

Hello MrsRCO, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review for your stay! We are glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us, and that you enjoyed your lovely Deluxe Room! Thank you for your comments on the bath mat for your bathroom. We have discussed your feedback and are looking into possible solutions for...

Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Booked this hotel for Valentine's day. The receptionist was lovely and chatted to us while she checked us in. Room was clean and comfy. Breakfast was good too! Great location too. Definitely recommend.

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

Hello Kerry, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us for Valentine's Day, and that you felt a warm welcome. We hope you are able to stay with us again next time you are visiting St Andrews! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We spent one night in the hotel's 'annexe', the adjacent building. We were very warmly welcomed and had a comfortable room on the Street side. This made it slightly noisy at night so if I went again, I'd ask for a room at the back. Breakfast is served in Playfairs and was a good full English with very friendly and...

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

Hi there ColintonTraveller, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us in our Annex, the Pilmour Hotel and that you found us to be good value in St Andrews. I'm sorry to read that you found your room to be a bit noisy during your stay....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The location of the hotel is perfect. Walking distance to everywhere. As a single, female traveller I felt very comfortable. Eating alone at the exquisite restaurant was a magical experience. Who would expect haggis fritters on a Chicken Suprème???? Delightful!!!!! Oh so Scottish!

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

Hello emccon_448548, Thank you for such a great review! We're glad to see that you not only enjoyed your stay with us, but felt completely comfortable as a single traveler. I have passed along your comments to our restaurant staff about your fantastic meal as well - we are so lucky to have an outstanding restaurant right on our doorstep...

Lanarkshir Scotland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The people were welcoming, friendly and cheerful. The premises were immaculate, the room, well, compact, but most comfortable, including the bed. The full breakfast was generous and perfectly cooked from top of the range produce. Just a delightful stay! The level of comfort, catering and welcome were well beyond this little gem's three star hotel rating.It felt as if everyone...

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

Hello tandmmilne, Thank you for the great review! We're thrilled that we've ticked all your boxes during your stay, and we especially appreciate your kind comments on our staff. We always try to make our guests feel at home while they are with us, and it looks as though we've succeeded with you both. I've passed along your comments to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: ₹ 6,473 - ₹ 21,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ardgowan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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#7 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
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