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Ardgowan Hotel & Playfair's Restaurant Ardgowan Hotel & Playfair's Restaurant Ardgowan Hotel & Playfair's Restaurant

Ardgowan Hotel & Playfair's Restaurant

2 Playfair Terrace
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9HX
Tel: +44 (0)1334 472970

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Enjoy complete relaxation and a warm Scottish welcome at The Ardgowan Hotel and The Pilmour Hotel in St Andrews. We are Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star rated accommodation, centrally located within walking distance of the University of St Andrews and the world famous Old Course.

The Ardgowan was designed by the famous Scottish architect, George Rae, and was built in 1847. Now a family run hotel, The Ardgowan comprises of 29 comfortable en suite bedrooms across the two adjoining Georgian town houses. The Pilmour Hotel, located just next door, dates from 1820 and has a further 7 en suite bedrooms.

Whether you’ve spent a day wandering the historic streets of St Andrews or have enjoyed a round on the golf course, you can come back to your hotel room and put your feet up. After a hot shower you can head down to Playfair’s Restaurant for a bite to eat, then retreat back to your room for the rest you need to prepare for the next day. There are many reasons for a visit to St Andrews, and as such we offer a variety of room types to suit your individual needs and budget.

All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, digital television/radio, FREE Wi-Fi, telephone, hair dryer. A same day wash and fold laundry service is also provided at the charge of £12 per bag of laundry. 

Our restaurant is set back from North Street by our own south facing terrace and enjoys an excellent reputation for top quality, freshly prepared food. All of our menus have a Scottish twist and our dishes celebrate the best in local and seasonal produce wherever possible.

Playfair's Bar is located in The Pilmour Hotel and serves a fantastic bar menu prepared by our team of chefs. The bar is a great place to relax or watch sport, with our 7 big screens and wonderful team of staff.

Our boutique, modern Scottish style, fantastic guest rated restaurant, friendly atmosphere and perfect location make the hotel the ideal choice whatever the reason for your visit to St Andrews. 

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