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Rufflets Country House Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 19 hotels in St. Andrews
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family took a 4 night break at Kinness Lodge and we all found it the perfect place to stay. If you enjoy walking there is a couple of different ways in to St Andrews either straight down the road or the more scenic way of Lade Braes Walk if you cut throuh the cemetry, this takes approimately 30-40 mins.... More

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Scotland United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our 2 nights bed and breakfast and dinner through Itison as we needed our batteries recharged. Our stay was wonderful. Our room looked on to a lovely garden. Lovely wee touches like a teddy bear instead of a do not disturb sign, , shortbread to die for. The hotel was just so relaxing and the staff excellent. As... More

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Crieff, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Rufflets 12 years ago and were very impressed with the place on all levels. Pity this visit did not live up to the memories. The food and wines were all excellent. The majority of the staff were very warm and friendly. The exception being the waitress at breakfast who was obviously not happy when we asked for our... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I received an overnight dinner, bed and breakfast stay as a gift recently and thoroughly enjoyed our night away. We checked in on a Saturday and were pleasantly surprised by the large room we were staying in, with a recently renovated bathroom which was also generously portioned. Dinner that night was served in the main dinning room... More

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for only two nights and wished it could have been longer. We chose Rufflets because we wanted to take our ageing dog with us rather than put her in kennels. The dog friendly rooms are in a separate lodge about 50yards from the main hotel. It was a lovely room with plenty of space for our large... 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 are all delighted to be able to see how much you enjoyed the (too short) stay at Rufflets. We do have some good accommodation options for those guests who wish to bring their dogs - and with 10 acres for them to run around in, plus... More

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I have visited many many hotels in Scotland. Some bad, some okay, lots good and a few great. Rufflets doesn't fit any of these categories because it's the best! This hotel has got it right - 100%. They have the high standards and the service you always hope for but they have just the right amount of... More

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

Dear Kate As you might guess, we were delighted to read the feedback - and thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. The team do work ever so hard to be able to back up the wonderful facililties of the hotel and gardens with warm, friendly and well-pitched service and customer care. Not always the easist thing... More

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked Rufflets as a surprise for my partner's 40th birthday. I spent a long time choosing somewhere as I had a tick list of what I was looking for: somewhere relaxing, nice scenery and most importantly, excellent food and drink. I honestly feel that I could not have chosen better. From the moment I called to make the booking... More

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

Dear Sheena. So what can we say - it does appear that the recent stay for the special occasion has hit all the right spots and thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We do know that we have a wonderful hotel - great surroundings, both inside and out, but it is the team who work... More

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed my stay - professional and friendly staff - superb breakfast and generous rooms and bathrooms I was particularly pleased that after a days golfing in the rain, the hotel have a facility of having clothes and shoes dried out in a boiler room for drying overnight and use the following day No hesitation in recommending

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

Delighted to see that you enjoyed a superb stay with us at Rufflets - and I am glad to say that the drying facilities are not used that often! Hope to see you again, and many thanks for the recommendation. Regards Stephen Owen General Manager More

york
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to stay,staff very friendly.We had one of the Turret rooms which was a good choice. Food very good,only slight complaint was that the A'la carte menu was very limited in its choice the Table d'or menu was very good.

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

Dear Bob Many thanks for the feedback - and we certainly hope that it wont be the last visit to our town. Glad to see that you enjoyed the hotel and the staff. Have noted the comment on the food choice - there might have been a bit of confusion as we don't have an a la carte menu and... More

Chatham, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Rufflets Country House Hotel. It is a peaceful and charming hotel in the beautiful Kingdom of Fife. We had a "family room" with an adjoining bathroom and it worked well for us and our 18 and 21 year old daughters. Breakfast was delicious too. Lovely.

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

I was really pleased to see how much you all enjoyed the Family Suite at the hotel - we do have 3 rooms that are ideal for families, and makes it a much more cost-effective way to use the hotel (rather than taking two separate rooms). We also have the larger lodges in the gardens which are also good for... More

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Additional Information about Rufflets Country House Hotel

Also Known As:
Rufflets Country House Hotel St. Andrews
Rufflets Country Hotel
Rufflets Country St Andrews
Rufflets Country House Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland
Address: Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in St. Andrews
#1 Family Hotel in St. Andrews
#2 Romantic Hotel in St. Andrews
#6 Business Hotel in St. Andrews
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rufflets Country House Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This luxury family hotel has been under the same family ownership for over 60 years. Located a few minutes’ drive from the centre of town, golf courses and beaches, the hotel is popular with couples and families. Rufflets is surrounded by mature gardens which supply the fine dining restaurant. Free parking and WiFi. ... more   less 
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