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56 North Street
0.2 Miles from the centre

Near University of St. Andrews

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per night from £74
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5 Pilmour Place
0.2 Miles from the centre

The privately-owned Five Pilmour Place is located within 100 metres of the historic St Andrews Links Golf Course and a 2-minute stroll from the heart of St Andrews. It offers free Wi-Fi and bike and a dedicated golf club storage room. Five Pilmour Place features a blend of traditional and contemporary styles and consists of a spacious guest lounge and a dining room. Guests can also enjoy the enclosed rear garden. The contemporary bedrooms feature an en suite bathroom and a flat-screen TV. There are a number of bars, restaurants and shops all within a few hundred feet of the guest house and Duke’s and St Andrews Bay Golf Courses are both less than 4 miles away. The city of Dundee is a 23-minute drive from the property.

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per night from £83
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23 St Mary St, St Andrews Ky16 8Az, United Kingdom
0.6 Miles from the centre
per night from £85
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2 Playfair Terrace, North Street
0.2 Miles from the centre

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 en suite bedrooms at Ardgowan Hotel have cosy, traditional decor. Rooms have a TV, tea/coffee facilities and Wi-Fi access. 7 en suite rooms 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 annexe. 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.

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per night from £102
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40 The Scores
0.2 Miles from the centre

Near University of St. Andrews

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per night from £135
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76 The Scores
0.3 Miles from the centre

Near University of St. Andrews

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per night from £139
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Strathkinness Low Road, Fife
1.7 Miles from the centre

Near University of St. Andrews

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per night from £145
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Fife
2.6 Miles from the centre

Near St. Andrews Aquarium

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per night from £161
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Old Station Road
0.6 Miles from the centre

Near Old Course at St Andrews

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per night from £240
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Pilmour Links
0.3 Miles from the centre

Near University of St. Andrews

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per night from £278
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Hotels in St Andrews

Beautifully situated on the east coast of Fife in Scotland, St Andrews is the location of St Andrews University, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world. The town is also known across the world as ‘the home of golf'.

History

The roots of St Andrews go back to the mesolithic period and there was also much activity here during the early Christian era. A monastery established by the Pictish King Oengus I was traditionally associated with St Andrew. The birth of the present town begins around 1140, near to the site of the ruined St Andrews Castle, and the large St Andrews Cathedral was built around 1160. At this time the town became a place of huge importance to medieval pilgrims from all over Europe, who came hoping to be blessed, or perhaps even cured, at the Shrine of St Andrew. The religious importance of the town led to major economic development and St Andrews had political influence far beyond the boundaries of Scotland. Following centuries of upheaval and conflict during the Scottish Reformation and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, St Andrews fell into decline, which lasted until the beginning of its life as the home of golf. Slowly its fortunes rose again, and today the town is a centre of higher education and tourism, as well as golf, naturally!

Golf

Documented references to golf here go back to 1552, when the ‘playing at golf' was granted permission by Archbishop Hamilton, but The St Andrews Royal and Ancient Golf Club first actually met in 1754. You can play the iconic Old Course, and there are eight championship courses in all, which have seen many of the world's greatest players at the British Open Championship over the years. You could hardly wish for better provenance or finer surroundings, whether you're a seasoned golfer or simply sampling the game in its spiritual home.

The University

The beautiful ivy-clad buildings and atmospheric quadrangles of the university dominate the centre of St Andrews, as they have done since 1410. In this way, St Andrews is similar to Oxford or Cambridge, with its collegiate feel and defining presence of the ancient seat of learning. It is also one of Britain's top universities and has seen a long line of famous graduates, including Prince William.

Beaches

From St Andrews hotels you can also enjoy superb beaches. One is the beautiful expanse of West Sands, where that legendary sequence from ‘Chariots of Fire' was filmed. Its uninterrupted swathe of sand is almost two miles long and backed by dunes, behind which the golf courses lie. This is a perfect spot for a walk (or a run) and swimming too in season. The historic highlights, restaurants and shops of the town are only about 15 minutes away on foot.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in St Andrews

Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in St Andrews?

The best hotels to stay in St Andrews are Five Pilmour Place, Ardgowan Hotel and Fairmont St Andrews.

What is the cheapest price for a hotel in St Andrews?

The Albany Hotel St Andrews in St Andrews offers one night in a double room at the price of £73.

What are the best hotels in St Andrews near the center?

Ardgowan Hotel, Five Pilmour Place and The Albany Hotel St Andrews are located in the central neighborhood of St Andrews.

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