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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 #2 of 19 hotels in St. Andrews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed today
B E Glasgow, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding. The hotel is lovely. The staff are fantastic. Our initial room, number 15, was right beside the kitchen extract which was very noisy. A quick word with reception and we were moved to another room with no fuss or drama. I would highly recommend this hotel and its staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely stay at Rufflets, and were lucky enough to be there when the weather allowed it to be viewed at its best. The rooms were spacious and very comfortable. The meals were outstanding. No downside!

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San Antonio, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow, from the reception, to the accommodations, to the meals, to the grounds, what a place!!! Small, intimate, quite and beautifully decorated. Only drawback is no air conditioner, but them who needs one, it is Scotland! Will definitely be back!

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Zug, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very charming Country house with a beautiful garden and the Restaurant had a lovely scottish atmosphere. The staff was very kind and helpful. The standard rooms have everything you need. We had dinner three times at the restaurant and we were very pleased with the food and the wine list! We had a wonderful stay!

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Hollis, New Hampshire, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed overnight but loved the room and food. Service was attentive, grounds were pretty. Close to town but just far enough to be away from the bustle. There is a nice stroll around gardens out back. The kids had there own room. They felt so grown up with their own space away from Mom and Dad. The bears... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoy the countryside (Cotswalds, Lake District, Ayr) a bit more than the bustle of cityscapes ... so after touring London and Edinburgh, to pull into the driveway at Rufflets we knew we would enjoy it. What we did not know is how much. We had occasion to meet there as a family gathering and occupied 4... More

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

Delighted that you managed to be able to find the tranquil haven that is Rufflets after what seems to have been a busy trip to the UK. Working as a team, the staff do manage to bring the whole thing together to provide an excellent experience - a great hotel with great (and friendly) service, and we were all pleased... More

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous hotel! Wonderful food, wine, ambience and the staff are outstanding. The Rufus teddy bears in the bedrooms are very cute, and a lovely way to welcome younger visitors. We've been here several times and it never fails to impress. Always my first choice for a relaxing break.,

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

Dear Lucy To see that we are your favourite hotel is wonderful when there are so many great ones in Scotland, and it was good to see how much you enjoyed the little touches that we put into the whole experience to make it all that more special. Hope to see you again in the near future. With my best... More

Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge we stayed in was very homely and comfortable. The hotel and grounds were beautiful and had a very tranquil atmosphere. The staff throughout Rufflets were outstanding and terrific with our dogs who had a great time during our visit. The food was also very good. Overall had a lovely week and would stay again.

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

Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback - it is always greatly appreciated. We were all pleased to read how much you enjoyed the hotel and our staff - and hope that it wont be too long before you are able to make the return trip. Regards Stephen Owen General Manager More

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got married at Rufflets in June and thought the hotel, service and food were all outstanding. My husband and I live in Australia and therefore had to organise the wedding from there. The wedding co-ordinator, Kerry was a fantastic support during the planning process and was always available to answer my many queries. Living in Australia and with our... More

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

Dear Ashley Great to see how much you enjoyed the whole experience at Rufflets for your wedding. Planning such an event from so far away is not an easy thing to do, but we do know that with Kerry and Cheryl over-seeing all the planning for the weddings that our wedding clients are in very safe hands. Thank you for... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here for the Paterson-Marshall wedding on 4th July and was blown away by the service the staff delivered. On check in I was shown directly to my room by reception staff, I thought this was a nice touch! The room was amazing, great view into their grounds (which were amazing) As for the wedding, the food was fantastic and... More

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

Dear Brendan Delighted that you have been able to take the time to give us your feedback - and it was good to read how much you had enjoyed the Rufflets experience. The team do work ever do hard to not just deliver, but to exceed expectations for all our guests, and it is always pleasing for them to be... More

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Address: Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Rufflets Country House Hotel 4*
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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
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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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