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Rufflets Country House Hotel

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Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in St. Andrews
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
122Helen Dundee, United Kingdom
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I held my 70th Birthday lunch in the Hotel Garden Room. I was very pleased with the quality of the service delivered and so were all my guests. The Events Planners Cheryl & Lauren were very efficient and professional. On the day Angela ensured that the food, which was of a very high standard, was served in a well organised... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a gorgeous room. They had homemade shortbread in the room. The bathroom was meticulously clean. The bed was super comfy. The restaurant was 5 star. Great food and exceptional service. We had reservations and they set us near the window where we could see the beautiful gardens. We wish we had booked an additional night we loved it... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel with pretty gardens. Good choices for breakfast. The food was tasty at dinner. The staff were very helpful. Good communication via telephone & e-mail. I was allowed to extend my stay for a few hours without any problem. Amazing complimentary shortbread in the rooms!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights a couple weeks ago. They were very accommodating, rooms were very clean and spacious. There are stunning gardens for walks too! There were around 20 of us dining at their restaurant on the Friday night- food was exceptional! Should be michelin starred! Hotel is not even a 5 minute drive from St. Andrews town centre.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was given a good deal by paying in advance (10%) for bed and breakfast. The staff were all warm and welcoming, would recommend staying here to anyone. The food in the dinning room was very good and presented nicely, however due to the price tag this was to be expected.

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StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Good to hear that you were able to take advantage of the Advance Purchase option for booking. This does need to be done at least 30 days before the planned arrival date, but as you say, it gives a 10% saving on the room rate. We do see many strong comments coming back on the quality of the restaurant as... More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having looked forward to an afternoon tea treat with a good friend, we were somewhat disappointed. The sandwiches were presented a little dried out and it was clear that they had been left lying out in the open uncovered before being served. Service wasn't particularly attentive. Won't hurry back for this experience. Gardens were lovely however.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Rufflets during June 2015. We were a party of eight and we were in St. Andrews to play golf. Our accommodation was in a lodge on the grounds of Rufflets . It was perfectly comfortable for all eight of us. The kitchen was fully equipped . The living area and bedrooms beautifully decorated. Rufflets hotel was very... More 

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StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback - and we were delighted to read how much you and the rest of the party had enjoyed using Kinness Lodge for the week. It is ideal for groups who are staying a bit longer with us - it does offer a high level of comfort, all with the... More 

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good deal on the hotel website. Midweek dinner, bed and breakfast. Charming hotel; friendly, polite, helpful and efficient staff; attractive room; excellent food. Well placed for visiting St Andrews, Dundee and surrounding area.

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StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Good to hear that you managed to take advantage of one of our special offers that we have on the website - always an idea to keep an eye on what we have available and when. We also often have some great last-minute options available as well. There is a huge amount to do in the area - not just... More 

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were very helpful, our room was amazing, kids loved it too. We were there for a wedding which was held outside as the weather was lovely, it was at the back of the garden it was a lovely setting, the only thing I would say was it was a bit steep and walking down in heels was a bit... More 

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StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Country House Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted to read that the stay with us was so good - it is a lovely setting - especially for a wedding ceremony in the gardens. We do take care when we have people going to the lower gardens for the ceremony (perhaps railings might spoil the area a bit though) and we always do it with enough time so... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Rufflets for five nights. The main reason for our visit was the annual International Rotary golf competition in which my husband participates and the hotel is well placed for golfers, being a couple of miles outside the town with about a 10 to 15 minutes drive to the Links Clubhouse or Eden Clubhouse. We were in Room... More 

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StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Country House Hotel, responded to this review

We were pleased to be able to read the comments after your recent stay with us at Rufflets, and thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We know that the hotel is ideal for golfers and non-golfers alike. Hope that you might be able to return in the future - perhaps for the Rotary golf next... More 

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