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Ardgowan Hotel

01334 472970

2 Playfair Terrace
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9HX

About Us

Located just around the corner from the Old Course, and centrally located for everything else in St Andrews. Your ideal destination when you plan your trip to St Andrews.



Seasonally from £40 (details below)




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Rooms Available



28th April 2014 - 26th October 2014:

Deluxe Twin or Double - £183.00 (£91.50 p.p.)
Classic Twin or King - £148.00 (£74.00 p.p.)
Classic Triple - £222.00 (£74.00 p.p.)
Junior Classic Twin or Double - £129.00 (£64.50 p.p.)
Single - £114.50 to £133.50
Pilmour Twin or King - £135 (£67.50 p.p.)

27th October 2014 - 12th March 2015:

Deluxe Twin or King - £130.50 (£65.25 p.p.)
Classic Twin or King - £95.00 (£47.50 p.p.)
Classic Triple - £142.50 (£47.50 p.p.)
Junior Classic Twin or Double - £84.50 (£42.25 p.p.)
Single - £64.50 to £118.50
Pilmour Twin or King - £84.50 (£42.25 p.p.)

13th March - 30th April 2015:

Deluxe Twin or King - £172.00 (£86.00 p.p.)
Classic Twin or King - £123.00 (£61.50 p.p.)
Classic Triple - £184.50 (£61.50 p.p.)
Junior Classic Twin or Double - £110.50 (£55.25 p.p.)
Single - £90.00 to £159.50
Pilmour Twin or King - £110.50 (£55.25 p.p.)


    En Suite
    Golfer Friendly
    Laundry Service
    Online Booking
    Pets Welcome
    Tee Times

Special Offers

Save up to 20%
Save up to 20% on rates available from 3rd Party sites when booking direct

OPEN 2015
Reservations now available for the 2015 Open in St Andrews

The St Andrews Links Package

from £252.50 per person

Dates available from
20th October 2014 to 19th April 2015
and 19th October 2015 to 31st December 2015

(Minimum 2 golfers per package)

Package Includes:

Three nights accommodation, sharing a double or twin bedded room on bed and breakfast and three rounds of golf including the Old Course. For the other two rounds, golfers can choose from The New or Jubilee Championship courses, the more forgiving Eden and Strathtyrum Links courses or the award winning Castle Course

For 2014 Link Golf dates still available (please click here)

For 2015 Link Golf dates still available (please click here)


Scottish Hotel in St Andrews

Enjoy complete relaxation and a warm Scottish welcome at The Ardgowan Hotel and our annexe, The Pilmour Hotel, which are Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star rated accommodation in St Andrews. We are a centrally located, family run hotel in St Andrews within walking distance to the town centre and University of St Andrews and 200 yards from the world famous Old Course. We are positioned in the perfect location for whatever reason you have planned to visit St Andrews.

The Ardgowan has 29 bedrooms and comprises of two adjoining Georgian Houses of architectural note built in 1847 and designed by the famous Scottish Architect George Rae.The Pilmour, located next door to the Ardgowan was originally built as a Georgian house in 1820 and has 7 bedrooms.

Playfair's Restaurant

Our restaurant is set back within our own south facing terrace and is well known for serving a wide variety of freshly prepared food with a Scottish twist using top quality local suppliers.

We also have Playfair’s bar, located in The Pilmour Hotel, which offers a fantastic bar menu created by our team of Chefs and is a great place to watch sport, or just relax, with our 7 big screens and wonderful staff.

Our boutique, modern Scottish style, fantastic guest rated restaurant and friendly atmosphere are all features which really make this hotel memorable and the ideal choice for your trip to St Andrews.

Accreditation and Awards

Visit Scotland 3 star hotel

Golf Tourism Scotland: "Small Hotel of the Year 2008"

Floral Award winner 2009, from the St Andrews Community Council

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013


"Our experience at The Ardgowan was fantastic. From check-in to check-out everything was better than our highest expectations. The quaint atmosphere and outstanding location were only topped by the wonderful staff. Everyone was friendly, helpful and gave us top notch service. We can't wait to come back to St Andrews and stay at the Ardgowan again."

"From booking to check out we had lovely service. Friendly front of house & catering staff. Room was comfy & cosy. A lovely retreat in a great location. Go and see for yourself."

"Really friendly staff. Central location. Absolutely lovely room. Have stayed 3 times and will definately be back."

"Excellent service from Reception staff re parking arrangements and giving information on making emergency contact with local GP. Also high quality cuisine and service within Restaurant."

"The Ardgowan hotel was an excellent place to stay for our golf pilgrimage to Scotland."

"The Ardgowan is a clean hotel with a helpful lodging staff in a great location."

"Many thanks to the staff for a FAB stay!! We will definitely be back!"

"Staff were friendly and efficient, and nothing appeared too much bother."