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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
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This upscale country house was a fabulous place to explore the area surrounding St. Andrew's. We experienced a very warm welcome upon arriving and were whisked away to our room which was very roomy and stylish. The bathrooms are modern and sized just right. The grounds are beautiful and we enjoyed a very relaxing stroll. For those coming to the... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Huge thank you to staff at Rufflets for making 90th birthday so special for my mother in law. Beautifully sited table overlooking the garden with flower basket we had ordered in the centre. Food as always was amazing. Nothing ever too much trouble. Special mention to Sarah for her friendliness and kindness. Outstanding.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our night at this hotel. Staff very welcoming and attentive. Lovely large room and bathroom. Meals at dinner and breakfast were beautifully presented and delicious. Lovely extensive & well tended gardens.

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

We have visited many times and are always delighted with the standards of care and quality across the hotel. Afternoon tea was a special highlight. The accommodation is always warm, spotlessly clean and very comfortable with everything you need in your rooms. Beautiful toiletries, thick fluffy towels and cosy beds. Staff are friendly and professional with just the right balance... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely short break at this hotel, where we have stayed several times previously. It is always comfortable and welcoming, but this time I felt that the service wasn't quite as excellent as it always has been on previous occasions. Maybe it was just a one off.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stay in St Andrews itself but on this occasion decided to be (just) out of town for an overnight stay and dinner with a local friend. Our upgraded room was very comfortable with a garden view. The hotel and large garden are particularly attractive. Reception and restaurant staff were friendly and helpful. Dinner and breakfast were of a... More 

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

We were delighted as ever to read that you had enjoyed the stay with us at Rufflets, and thank you for the feedback. It can be a really nice walk into town from the hotel (if the weather is right) - especially if you manage to find the Lade Braes footpath. With my best wishes, Stephen Owen General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful hotel, gorgeous furnishings and the public areas were exceptional, a series of open but individualy decorated rooms leading through from each other and everyone can find something suited to their taste. The breakfast was very good with a very varied choice. The bedroom was lovely, loved the deep freestanding bath and spacious shower. Really liked the touch of... More 

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

Dear Pauline It was really good to be able to read the comments on the recent stay at Rufflets - and good to see that you enjoyed the facilities that we have. You are right with regards the staff being friendly - we do have a great team to work with, and the friendliness is something that is frequently mentioned... More 

Pitlochry, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top marks for the lovely comfortable accommodation, the friendly personable staff and the pleasant welcoming atmosphere. Unfortunately we were not so impressed with the limited vegetarian main dishes on offer at dinner. We were advised that the hotel has 3 dinner menus, which they rotate over 3 nights and there is one veggie main course on each menu. The food... More 

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

Many thanks for giving us your feedback after the visit in March - and you are absolutely right - there should have been more options of dishes to suit your dietary needs. We do have one vegetarian dish on the menu each evening, but the kitchen will always be happy to provide alternatives should they be required, and I am... More 

Holywood, N. Ireland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting our daughter in St Andrews and have had a broad experience of what the town offers. This is beautiful country house. Our room was spacious and well fitted. Our daughter joined us for breakfast and we all felt we had enjoyed a fantastic meal, to the extent that we regretted not having eaten there the previous evening.... More 

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

Delighted to see that you had a great stay with us at Rufflets - and can only hope that the next time you get up to see your daughter you might be able to enjoy the restaurant for dinner as well. With my best regards, Stephen Owen General Manager More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Lynn Many thanks for the feedback - it is always good to read such comments - and we very much appreciate the recommendation. Hope that you will find the time to come and see us again in the near future. Regards Stephen Owen General Manager More 

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