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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 19 Hotels in St. Andrews
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Rufflets for a 2 night mini break and had a wonderful stay. We highly recommend this lovely Country House Hotel, the gardens are a joy, the staff are very considerate and attentive and the food is amazing. Fantastic!

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room was large, clean and comfortable. Bathroom was also a good size. The vegetable haggis starters were tasty but too cool. My pork main was delicious but the fish main was undercooked. Both sweets were terrific. The service was excellent and a positive response was made when we made comments about the meal. There was a good choice available at... More 

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Fife
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were given a gift voucher for sunday lunch,the restaurant is nice with views out to the garden.the service was excellent and could not fault any of the staff.The food was only average i have had better and if i was paying for the lunch i would have been disappointed.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and her husband treated my husband and I to a break at Rufflets. From our initial welcome to the minute we left the hotel the service was outstanding. The staff just couldn't do enough for you. Food, both at breakfast and in the main restaurant, was excellent. It was cooked to perfection and attractively served. We upgraded to... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
23 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a very last minute 2 night break here and had a really lovely stay. It's nice to stay somewhere that is not part of a chain and the hotel has heaps of character with information about its history dotted along the walls of the corridor. It retains it's old fashioned charm while still being modern and not dated.... More 

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We normally like to have a short break at Rufflets two or three times a year but for various reasons it has been nearly a year since our last break. There have been a few changes but the standard of service, food and housekeeping remains extremely high as always. The bar area has been modernised and is very comfortable and... More 

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

Dear Sarah Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback - it does seem that for the most part the visit to Rufflets has been a very good one. The fact that we are a family-owned hotel (and have been in the same family since we opened in 1952) is a very important part of what we do... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
27 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in Feb for my husbands birthday. We were upgraded and had a lovely room on the 2nd floor. The grounds, the service the food were all of excellent quality. Could not fault anything from start to finish. Lovely afternoon coffee and scones and an excellent dinner, breakfast was a truly Scottish experience. Thanks for a wonderful stay. xxx

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to St Andrews. Aside from the hotel itself being prestine and full of character and the staff wonderfuly attentive. I have to say the food was absolutely to die for, in particular, the new bubblegum pudding on the dessert menu, (which i was told i was the first person to try). I can honestly say,... More 

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

Well it does seem that the decision to come and visit the wonderful town of St Andrews was a good one - and I am glad that you chose Rufflets for the place to stay. We always appreciate the feedback - and thank you so much for taking the time to leave your comments. Paul was especially pleased to read... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the 1st time in this immaculate 1st class hotel. My husband 16 year old son and myself in a suite with 2 bedrooms linked which was one of the nicest rooms and bathroom we have ever stayed in. Lovely meal in the restaurant, and nice choice at breakfast. Staff very pleasant and good to see young staff well... More 

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

We were all delighted to read the comments - and thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. There are many options for accommodation in the town, and we were pleased to see that you feel that we are the best of the lot (and there is some tough competition!) Can only suggest that the next time... More 

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

Just back from another wonderful stay at the Rufflets Hotel. We were married there back in 2007 and what a day that was. It is sad to say that this was our first time back since then but we had an amazing time. The staff are all so friendly and from start to finish we had first class service. The... More 

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

Delighted that you (finally) mnanaged to come back and see us - we do see some of our brides and grooms coming back from time to time to re-kindle the memories of their weddings - and I can only hope that you will be able to come back again soon. Many thanks for the feedback. With my best wishes, Stephen... More 

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