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Rufflets Country House Hotel

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Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently had a wonderful two night stay here to celebrate my 60 th birthday. We had a superior room with lovely ensuite bathroom. The hotel was warm, the food delicious, the staff friendly and helpful- overall a perfect way to spend a cold winter weekend close to St Andrews. We enjoyed a walk around the shops and a long... More 

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

Many thanks for the feedback - it does sound like that you did have a really good stay with us at the hotel, and we very much look forward to being able to welcome you back in the near future. With my best regards, Stephen Owen General Manager More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I love St Andrews, we got married there nearly 30 years ago. Having stayed overnight in a number of different hotels in St Andrews, we always wanted to stay at Rufflets so decided to treat ourselves. We weren't dissapointed, Rufflets is a beautiful, welcoming, Country House Hotel. After checking in, the grounds and facilities were explained to... More 

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

Dear Ian M Glad to see that after a wee while you were able to come and enjoy the hospitality at Rufflets - and it is always reassuring to hear that the town (and hotel) is loved by you and many others. Hope that you will be able to make it back to see us again - late March /... More 

Lochearnhead, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room 34, very comfortable and roomy, lovely bathroom and lots of thoughtful extras, bathrobes, wonderful smelling toilettries, nice tin of homemade shortbread with well stocked tea tray. Turndown service and even leave hot water bottle in the bed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As my birthday is just before Xmas I thought this place would be busy but my husband and I seemed to be the only ones staying over night. There was a private party and another group for a meal but there was no atmosphere in the restaurant with so few customers. We had a dog with us and though they... More 

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whalley
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we travelled with our dog to st andrews, and selected this hotel purely for being dog friendly. What a great choice the dog made! We were in a house in the grounds, very comfortably with all the hotel amenities. Perfect striking distance into St Andrews and the beaches, plus the coastal walk. A perfect couple of days. There was a... 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 pleased to read how much you enjoyed the stay with us. We do have a number of weddings in the property each year, but these do happen in such a way that they do not impact on the peace and quiet of the main hotel... More 

Dundee
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given a Champagne Afternoon tea voucher for two as a gift.We are indeed afternoon tea affectionados . From entering the Hotel we were made to feel extremely welcome. The receptionist introduced us to our waiter who was both knowledgeable and obliging.He had only been working there three days and yet had obviously taken the time to learn everything... More 

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

Even over the winter months Afternoon Tea is very much a treat to be enjoyed. We do work hard to ensure that the offering of the content on the menu remains very good, and backed-up by the warm friendly service, it is a lovely thing to take the time to do. Many thanks for the feedback - always gratefully received... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I had our wedding reception here and it was just wonderful. We had so many compliments from our guests about our choice of venue and the staff were fab, we did not have to worry about a thing. Our room was gorgeous, the food was beautiful, we can't wait to come back for our anniversary!

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

Dear Amy Delighted to read your kind comments - and thank you for taking the time to leave the feedback. We do know that even in the winter months, Rufflets can be a magical place for a wedding. No matter what the time of year the hotel does provide a perfect venue for weddings - especially when backed-up by the... More 

Marlborough, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights over Christmas at Rufflets and the whole experience was fantastic. As we had our two dogs with us, our room was in Rufflets Lodge a few yards from the main building. The room was quiet, warm & comfortable and perfect for our needs, with direct access to the lovely gardens & walks. All of the public... More 

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

Dear Arthur B - delighted to be able to read the feedback - and many thanks for taking the time to leave your comments. Rufflets Lodge does offer a great space - with two hotel bedrooms in the lodge which gives easy access to the gardens if you have the dogs with you. The team do work hard to make... More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stayed here while visiting our daughter who is at University. Very convenient for DRA. The Hotel itself is everything you would expect from a country house hotel but surprisingly reasonably priced. The rooms are superbly appointed and we stayed in the classic rooms, I would imagine the suites would be exceptional. The main reception rooms are very smart and well... More 

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

Dear Scott Many thanks for the feedback - I was pleased to see that you had enjoyed the stay with us so much. I do know that it is good to have a hotel near to the university - one that parents can use when visiting their children who are studying up here - and I do look forward to... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I'd recommend the Rufflets to any couple looking for luxury in St Andrews. A two-minute drive from the centre of town this small country hotel was perfect. Great eggs benedict breakfast and friendly staff! Travelled as a golfer with non golfing spouse.

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