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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked for one night as we were doing a tour of the area and had heard great things about the hotel. On our arrival the room wasn't ready, despite us arriving at check in time. Not a problem as we were looked after by the lovely staff. When we did get our room though it smelled very musty. I... More 

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Gobabis, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Rufflets during The Open week. We booked all three self catering lodges on the property, while enjoying all the facilities this beautiful country hotel has to offer. There are not words to describe how wonderful our time was- the amazing breakfasts, beautiful gardens, perfect location to explore St Andrews and the Fife coast, the most wonderful staff....... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying here for the Open and the hotel is quite simply the best Country House Hotel I have stayed in whilst being within walking (40 mins) distance of the Golf Courses and town via a beautiful country walk along lace braes. All guests are treated with immense respect, the staff are lovely and the location and gardens... More 

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

Dear Pen C Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback - greatly appreciated. The Open Week is always great fun (weather not as good as normal though....), and I know that all the staff have enjoyed the time looking after our guests from all over the globe. Great to see that you also enjoyed the walks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us arrived here for a prearranged lunch. We had time to wander around the beautiful gardens before our lunch in a delightful dining room. Our prearranged choices were efficiently served. My salmon and apple crumble were excellent. The reception rooms and ladies loos are beautifully appointed

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we spent 3 nights at the hotel and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay,, with a spacious room very comfortable lounges and good weather we were able to relax inside and in the well kept gardens. the staff were all very helpful and polite and we would return at a later date and possibly on a different package with its great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 2 nights at Rufflets with my husband to celebrate our anniversary. It was wonderful. The service is excellent, all the staff were on hand and very helpful whenever we needed anything. A great friendly and relaxed atmosphere. I have to give a special mention to the breakfast (lots of choice for cooked options and amazing pastries) as well... More 

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

We were all pleased to see how much you enjoyed the short break with us at Rufflets - and thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We do work hard to make the ambience relaxed and friendly, whilst at the same time maintaining the high standards that our guests expect. With my best regards Stephen Owen... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rufflets, conveniently close to St Andrews, is a delightful and relaxing country house hotel enhanced by its beautifully maintained gardens. Staff, accommodation and food were all of the highest order. Our weekend break was thoroughly enjoyable.

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Dear Jim Delighted to see that you enjoyed a relaxing time with us at Rufflets - the hotel is a wonderful place to be able to escape the hustle and bustle of life - all on the door-step of the lovely town of St Andrews. Hope that you might find the time to be able to come and visit us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent hotel close to St. Andrews. We had a a family room which was very spacious. Great breakfast and the hotel also serves very good dinner. A lot of parking space and also very nice gardens. Highly recommended.

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Monroe, Georgia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 weeks touring a few spots in Europe and Scotland/St.Andrews/Rufflets Country House happened to be one. The drive into the house is just beautiful! We came through the country and arrived at the house before we ever set eyes on St. Andrews. This trip was with my mother-in-law and my 15 year old son. For his birthday, he... More 

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

We are all very much aware of the importance of being able to play the Old Course, and we were so pleased to find out that you son had managed to get a slot that day - even with the very early start! It was a pleasure to be able to welcome you all to Rufflets and we were delighted... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Delighted to be able to read the feedback - and thank you for the very kind comments. The Garden Suite is a fabulous option for larger-scale events - from weddings, conferences and family gatherings, and when it is backed-up by the excellent service that is provided by the team, it does all help to ensure a memorable experience for all.... More 

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