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Centrally located in St Andrews


Run by the McLachlan family since 2003, you're guaranteed a home away from home feel when you stay with us.

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Your perfect golf trip destination

Just 180 yards from the Old Course!


"Feels like home"

All our rooms are equipped with everything you may need for an enjoyable stay and our friendly team will do their best to make your stay a memorable one.


The Ardgowan Hotel Blog

Events Coming Up!

It’s 2017 and we’ve hit the ground running here at the Ardgowan Hotel and Playfair’s Restaurant! We’ve got a lot happening over the next few months – redecoration in the hotel, events in the restaurant – and we’re so excited to be back open after a long Christmas/New Year break! First on our list is […] more

Redecoration at the Ardgowan

We’re nearing the end of 2016, and while the hotel and restaurant may be closed for our annual festive break, there are lots of things happening over the next month and a half! One thing that we’re always doing is evaluating our guest experience. What do our guests love about their stay with us? What […] more

Playfair’s Christmas Specials Menu

  Even though Playfair’s is only open for a short time in December, the chefs have put together a fantastic menu for the festive season! This specials menu highlights traditional Scottish food with a festive twist, and our chefs are excited about showing off their creativity! While the menu is fantastic as a whole, we’d like […] more

St Andrews Day!

St Andrews Day, which falls on the 30th of November every year – is quickly approaching. Since we live in a town named after the Patron Saint of Scotland, we thought it would be interesting to tell you a few things about Saint Andrew and the day that we celebrate him. About Saint Andrew Did […] more

Charity Evening for the RNLI

At the Ardgowan Hotel and Playfair’s Restaurant, we are not just passionate about supporting local businesses, but also supporting local charities as well, whenever we can. This month, for the second year in a row, Playfair’s will be hosting a charity evening in support of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, or RNLI. About the RNLI The […] more

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