This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Ardgowan Hotel is a traditional Georgian townhouse offering spacious rooms, Scottish cuisine and free WiFi throughout. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is just a 2-minute walk away.

The refurbished bedrooms with attached bathroom at Ardgowan Hotel have cozy, traditional decor. Rooms have a TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-Fi access. 7 rooms with attached bathroom are located directly next door at the Pilmour Hotel, however guest should check-in at the Ardgowan.

Playfair's Restaurant and Steakhouse serves fresh local produce in their intimate restaurant which also has an outdoor terrace. In addition to the restaurant, Playfair's Bar is located in the annex. It serves bar food and drinks daily (bar opened seasonally).

The Ardgowan is only a short stroll to St Andrews’ famous Old Course. There is free public parking close by.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Ardgowan Hotel has been welcoming guests since Aug 16, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish


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Max adults: 2
Classic King or Twin Room
  • 1 queen bed
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
Junior Twin Room
  • 2 twin beds
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Max adults: 3
Deluxe King or Triple Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
  • 3 twin beds
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Max adults: 2
Standard King or Twin Room - Annex
  • 2 twin beds
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 1
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4 reasons to choose Ardgowan Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • West Sands Beach

    West Sands Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1,150 feet from property
  • St Andrews East Sands Beach

    St Andrews East Sands Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    3,750 feet from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • St Andrews - Jubilee Course
    0.2 miles
  • St Andrews University
    0.3 miles
  • St Andrews - New Course
    0.3 miles
  • The Old Course at St. Andrew's Golf Course
    0.3 miles
  • St Andrews - Eden Course
    0.4 miles
  • St Andrews Cathedral
    0.5 miles
  • St Andrews - Strathtyrum Course
    0.9 miles
  • Fairmont St Andrews Bay Golf Course
    2.8 miles
  • Kingsbarns Golf Links
    6.6 miles
  • Hill of Tarvit Mansion
    8.5 miles
Top attractions
  • Discovery Point
    10.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • West Sands Beach
    1,150 feet
  • St Andrews East Sands Beach
    3,750 feet
  • Tentsmuir Beach
    2.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Dundee Airport
    11.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    34.7 miles
How to get to Ardgowan Hotel from Edinburgh Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Playfair's Restaurant and Steakhouse

    Food: British, Scottish, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Ardgowan Hotel
  • Terrace
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Ardgowan Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


7:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
£8 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
£20 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
£20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Ardgowan Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The hotel does not take a deposit, but cards are pre-authorized at time of booking.

Your check-in, check-out and breakfast are in the Ardgowan Hotel. However, Pilmour rooms are located in Pilmour Hotel which is directly next door.

Cars may be parked free outside the hotel after 17:00 until 09:00 the next morning and all day on Sunday.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Ardgowan Hotel

  • Ardgowan Hotel is 1,300 feet from the center of St. Andrews.

  • Check-in at Ardgowan Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Ardgowan Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ardgowan Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • Ardgowan Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Playfair's Restaurant and Steakhouse

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Ardgowan Hotel.

  • Guests staying at Ardgowan Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Room options at Ardgowan Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Single

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ardgowan Hotel by:

    • Car 1h 10min