St Andrews, Scotland
The Ardgowan Hotel overview
The Ardgowan is a charming family-run hotel with a great selection of recently refurbished rooms, a fantastic restaurant that has tables outside to relax in during the summertime. The hotel is ideally located for enjoying the excellent array of bars and restaurants available in St Andrews, all within walking distance.
Located less than 200 yards from the 18th green of the Old Course, The Ardgowan Hotel provides easy access to all the courses in and around St Andrews. We recommend the New Course and Jubilee Course in town with the likes of Carnoustie Golf Links, Kingsbarns Golf Links and Crail Golfing Society all within a short drive.
The Ardgowan is a Scottish Tourist Board 3-star accommodation, centrally located within walking distance of the University of St Andrews, British Golf Museum and the world-famous Old Course.
The Ardgowan was designed in 1847 by the famous Scottish architect, George Rae. It offers 29 comfortable private bedrooms covering two adjoining Georgian townhouses.
There are also a further 7 rooms in their annex – The Pilmour Hotel which comes under the umbrella of The Ardgowan. All bedrooms offer tea/coffee facilities, digital television/radio, free Wi-Fi, telephone, and hairdryer. A same-day laundry service is also available.
Restaurant & Bars
Playfairs Restaurant is just off North Street on a South-facing terrace and enjoys an excellent reputation for top class, freshly prepared food. All menus display a Scottish twist and the dishes celebrate the best in local and seasonal produce.
Playfair's Bar in The Pilmour Hotel is an ideal place to relax and watch sport, with seven large screens, friendly staff and a good bar menu.
The Ardgowan Hotel is located right in the heart of St Andrews on the east coast of Scotland just yards from the 18th green of the Old Course. For international access we recommend either Edinburgh Airport which is 1hour 30mins drive away or Glasgow Airport (a further 30 mins drive).
Golf courses near to Ardgowan Hotel
Elie Golf Course
This classic links course is one to remember. It will test your game while you take in scenic views of the water.
A beautiful 18-hole, par-69 links course, The Balcomie provides golfers with a uniquely challenging round while boasting spectacular views of the Scottish coast.
A tough 18-hole, par-73 links course, it is renowned as one of the toughest golf courses at St Andrews.
Leven Links Golf Course
Having played host to the British Open Championship on several occasions, this fantastic par-71 links course tests every level of golfer. Leven Links is a great venue to try out during your next golf vacation.
Lundin Golf Course
Designed by James Braid, the 6371 yard, par-71 Lundin Golf Club is renowned for its beautiful greens and has some of the most demanding short par-4s in the region.