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Ardgowan Hotel

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have stayed here twice now visiting family in the town. The hotel is very comfortable and traditional in style, with a neat reception area leading to the rooms, the staff were pleasant and welcoming. The restaurant downstairs serves breakfast and while the food is good the restaurant is small meaning it is some times a wait for a table...

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello BarneyMJnr, Thank you for leaving your kind comments for us on TripAdvisor! We're thrilled that you've been able to stay with us twice now, and that you've enjoyed your stays with us. We're glad you enjoyed breakfast and we appreciate your feedback on waiting for a table. We hope you can come back and stay with us again next...

London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were upgraded on arrival - great room for two sharers - big and comfortable. everything we needed. Breakfast was a bit slow but good when it came. Hotel is very well located for west sands and centre of St Andrews and staff were really helpful with logistics. woudl go back of in St Andrews again.

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Pansymclean, Thank you for leaving us a great review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your upgrade - we always love to surprise our guests with a complimentary upgrade when we can! Thank you for bringing to our attention the service at breakfast. We are always looking for opportunities to improve our service for our guests, and we are receptive...

Attenborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of us in St Andrews for a golf trip in early November. The accommodation was clean, the showers warm and powerful, and the breakfast was superb - as was the service at breakfast. The rooms weren't anything special, but perfect for what we required. Excellent location for the old course, and I can't recall any noise from the road...

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello NottsLatic71, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us! We're so glad you were able to spend your golf holiday with us in St Andrews, and that we were able to tick all of your boxes for your stay. We're especially glad you enjoyed breakfast and service in Playfair's Restaurant while you were here....

chicheater
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great place and very convenient for town and golf courses. Wonderful food and firendly staff. Will go again when next due in St Andrews. Not enough charactera so will just say again FANTaSTIcally brilliant.

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello J6942XYpatrickt, Thank you for taking the time to leave a FANTASTIC review for us! We're thrilled to know that you enjoyed your time here, and that our staff helped to make it a memorable stay for you. We hope you can come stay with us again soon! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Reservations and Marketing Manager

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Staff : exceptional customer service because they listen, work as a team, care about service and seem cheerful under pressure with good manners. They also know about everything they serve and that is very important. Thanks to Gary, the ladies who cleaned our room (also waited on at breakfast both mornings and I'd not be surprised if they also juggle...

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Baa_13, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fantastic review! We are absolutely thrilled that you loved your stay with us, even down to the tiny details. We're glad you had the opportunity to dine with us in Playfair's as well! We're very lucky to have an amazing team downstairs - with great service and creative...

Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Ideal for a quick overnight stay.very clean room and modern shower room.very nice breakfast.wish I could have stayed longer.but just a fleeting visit.hope to return thoroughly enjoyed.and would recommend

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Hello asells_690787, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us! I'm sorry you were only able to stay a short time at the Ardgowan, but hopefully in the future, we'll be able to welcome you back for a longer stay! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Reservations and Marketing Manager

dundee
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Nice overnight stay. Staff were lovely. Dodgy bedroom lock but staff helpful. Great breakfast to start the day. Nice toiletries but a powerful shower ( leak that slightly flooded the floor) Would stay again.

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Brian B, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and your breakfast in our restaurant - our aim is to make our guests feel as welcome as possible and ensure they have a comfortable stay with us. I'm sorry about the few issues you had, however we appreciate...

Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Whole experience was pleasurable due to the attentive staff and excellent facilities, clean, warm and modern rooms. The restaurant is delightful, the staff can't help enough and the food was delicious and extremely well presented. When I next visit the area I will definitely stay again and I would highly recommend this hotel to others.

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director of Marketing at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr White, Thank you for leaving this fantastic review! It was a pleasure having you stay with us and I'm so glad that you had such a positive experience. I will pass on your kind comments to the team as they always like to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us. I hope you had a...

New York
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Everyone was very friendly, especially Milo! The room was large and nice amenities in the bathroom. Decor is slightly dated but for the price and location it was not a concern. The location cannot be beat for exploring St. Andrews on foot. The restaurant was wonderful too. We will definitely stay again.

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PlayfairHotelsLtd, Director of Marketing at Ardgowan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear FamilyTraveler490, Thank you for this great review! I'm glad our hotel dog Mylo gave you a good welcome - he loves it when guests give him attention! Our deluxe and standard rooms are about to undergo a redecoration which we hope will be complete by February 2017. Once complete, they will all have Hypnos beds and will be decorated...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had booked for ourselves and three other couples for a birthday celebration for three of the 'girls'. The boys were to do golf and the girls the Spa at the Old Course Hotel. We all loved our rooms, we loved the breakfast and were thoroughly impressed by the friendliness of the staff. My wife and I had a room...

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Dear Hollie211, Thank you for leaving us this very kind review! It’s a pleasure to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and I will pass on your lovely comments to the staff. We are a family run hotel and try our best to make our guests feel at home whilst staying with us. Unfortunately, we only...

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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: $103 - $216 (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
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in St Andrews
#7 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
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“Top floor corner...”
 of 5 bubbles pansymclean, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“we had no problem, very quiet and located near golf and the local pedestrian streets!”
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“Not all rooms have baths so if you prefer a bath to a shower (as we do) just ask when booking.”
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