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Ardgowan Hotel

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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.
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Mid-range
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Nice time at the Ardgowan hotel reasonable, clean and nice staff. Weather wasn't great but while in hotel st add very welcoming. Lots to do in Sr Andrews and if your looking for a pub lunch try out the Central bar . Excellent lunches served there.
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Hello carolinec09, Thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and felt comfortable and welcomed. Hope you can come stay with us again and try out more of the pubs in St Andrews! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Deputy Hotel Manager
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I needed a reasonably priced comfortable hotel for a short business trip and was delighted to find that the Ardgowan Hotel met my needs perfectly. I was warmly welcomed and very quickly checked in. Room was actually a small double, which was ideal for me, and was comfortably
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Durhampuma, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review for your stay. We're so glad that you enjoyed everything about your stay, and had excellent service from all of our staff while you were here. We hope you can come stay with us again next time you're in St Andrews! Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Deputy Hotel Manager
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Location was perfect for all sight seeing venues and places to eat. It was quiet as we visited in the middle of January but music played softly from Playfair’s restaurant downstairs. We loved our room, amenities, wi-fi and service. Breakfast was delicious in a beautiful setting.
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Departure55727396295, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed everything about your stay, from our location to our bedrooms, and that you received amazing service from Playfair's! We hope we can welcome you back again for another stay. Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Deputy Hotel Manager
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I found the room to be small, the sink drains so slowly, the cleanliness not really up to scratch with some cobwebs, skirting boards need cleaning etc. Breakfast was ok but a little chaotic. Location is central which is probably the best part. Staff were friendly. I do feel
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello AdvancednAlert, Many thanks for your feedback, as it is helpful for us to know the areas in which we can improve our service. I'm sorry to hear that you found some cleanliness issues in your room, and I can assure you this is not our standard. I have discussed your feedback with our housekeeping manager to ensure that more attention is spent on the areas that you've mentioned. I'm glad that you enjoyed our location in St Andrews and found our staff to be friendly. We do hope that you would consider us in the future if you visit St Andrews again. Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Deputy Hotel Manager
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Another very pleasurable encounter with the Ardgowan Hotel and staff. I got an upgrade (again!) which was gratefully received, which put me in a King room at the back of the hotel. Nicely decorated and furnished, plenty of room and very quiet! The staff were as good as ever,
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Response from PlayfairHotelsLtd, Manager at Ardgowan Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hello Peter, Many thanks for leaving us a great review! We're so glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us, and your upgrade to one of our Classic King Rooms! We love to give upgrades when we can during the quieter months. I'd especially like to thank you for your kind comments on our staff. They work very hard to ensure that our guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay and we're glad to see that their hard work hasn't gone unnoticed. Thank you for your feedback on our bathrooms as well. We are always looking for opportunities to improve what we offer our guests, and this is certainly helpful for us. We hope we can welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Carmen Rowe Deputy Hotel Manager
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Hi Katie, We do have a storage room that can be used to store luggage if you arrive early, this is accessible to all guests.
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Hi Enzo68Moston, We do not have parking however there is a street opposite that offers free parking spaces if available. Kind regards Playfairs team
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We guarantee our rooms from 2pm, however for a fee of £20, we can guarantee a 12pm early check in. Our breakfast is served between 7.15am - 9.15am.
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Lots round about the hotel there is parking advice on hotel web site
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Hello P. Brown, We are located in St Andrews, Scotland, just around the corner from the Old Course. I believe Maidstone is in the south of England, and it's far away from our hotel! Kind Regards, Carmen
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"Stayed in room 21and although it was big it was lovely and warm , considering it was really cold outside"
"They're all good - the road is hardly that busy, but the back is obviously the quietest."
"Room 6 wasn't great."
"On booking, tell the hotel you do not want to be accommodated in the annex hotel. Street facing rooms probably very noisy."
"Well, if I had to make a comment, the TV reception was a bit ropey but I was not there to watch TV so it didn't bother me."
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PRICE RANGE
US$96 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ardgowan hotel st andrews
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandSt Andrews
NUMBER OF ROOMS
36
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