Guest information for Agnes Blackadder Hall

The University of St Andrews welcomes you to Agnes Blackadder Hall.

General information about St Andrews accommodation can be found on the guest information page. Information specific to Agnes Blackadder Hall can be found below.  

The reception at Agnes Blackadder Hall is open daily from 8am to 8pm. If you have any questions or need help during your stay, please contact reception. 


Forbes Bar opens daily from 5pm to 10.30pm, bar food is served daily from 5.30pm to 9pm.

Bedroom servicing 

Your en suite bedroom will be serviced daily. You will find towels and complimentary toiletries in each room.

If you need a hairdryer, additional pillows or towels please contact reception.

Car parking 

There is free parking in the large car park at the front of the building. Disabled bays are available. Cars are left at your own risk and you are advised to leave no valuables in them.


The dining room is situated off the main hall on the ground floor. Breakfast is served from 7am to 9.30am.

Fire alarm

Fire procedure details are available in your room. You should familiarise yourself with all the fire exits within your building.

If you would need help to evacuate in an emergency, please contact a member of staff soon after arrival.

There is a fire alarm test every Tuesday between 11am and 11.45am.

The fire sensors in each room are extremely sensitive. When having a shower please keep the bathroom door closed and be careful when using hairspray, perfume, aftershave, and similar items as these may trigger the fire alarm. 

Heating levels

Radiators in your room are controlled by a thermostat in the morning and evening. You can change the temperature of your room by adjusting the valve on the radiator.


On arrival, you will receive a key card to access your room and the front door. Return your key card to reception when you check out.   


Download the Washstation app to use the laundry services.