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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 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an overnight stay and found the staff very helpful and room was also very comfortable we had dinner and breakfast and both were excellent would certainly recommend a visit the only comment was there is no lift and our room was up several stairs

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had stayed here last year and had such a lovely time that when we noticed there was a deal with an itison voucher we had no hesitation in booking. Our dinner was very tasty and breakfast was very good. Although it was a cold November day when we arrived, the hotel was lovely and warm and the staff very... More

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

We were all pleased to read how much you enjoyed the return visit earlier this month, and thank you for the feedback. When you make the booking for the next stay, we would be delighted to be able to arrange for lighter bedding (sheets) rather than the thick duvets that we use most of the time. Regards Stephen Owen General... More

Isle of Skye, NW Scotland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited to celebrate my wifes birthday, having stayed at Rufflets twice before. It is a great place to stay. We treated ourselves to a Turret room. Big 4 poster bed, internet enabled radio with Ipod docking station and a big jacuzzi bath. We did have some technical issues with the bath (jets but no bubbles and a bathplug that... More

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

Delighted to read how much you clearly enjoyed the return visit to Rufflets, especially when you had driven so far, and thank you for taking the time and effort to leave your feedback. The Turret Rooms are very popular, and worth spending that little bit extra. With the bay window and seating area, they do have that little bit more... More

Dundee, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A regular haunt for our special occasions. Very romantic dining room, and discrete, efficient service. A change of chef since our last visit, but the new appointee is also on top form. The vegetarian haggis and game pie were memorable. An extensive wine list, and a roaring fire to sit in front of sipping apertifs. A great base for exploring... More

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

Dear Marion Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback - and also for the very kind comments. Grant (our Head Chef) has been with us since the end of June, and is producing some great menus in the restaurant - but I will check the Kir Royale out personally to make sure that all is as... More

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Lodge, which is a very comfortable building close to the main hotel. Overall the hotel is very welcoming and friendly, and on arrival you immediately feel "at home". Sadly, this doesn't happen very often in my experience with most hotels, but it does at the Rufflets! Dining is also highly recommended, the food and service all... More

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

When there are so many hotels to choose from in town, it is a real accolade to be noted as 'the best in St Andrews' - and we were all delighted to read how much you enjoyed the visit. It is our aim to make all our guests feel very much at home - all backed-up with great service and... More

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262 reviews 262 reviews
48 hotel reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights here and had dinner in the hotel. The place itself,while not handy for St.Andrews, is a lovely country house which has been very well maintained. To walk to town means going part of the way along a very busy and dangerous road. Buses are not frequent! The staff are very well trained, good at remembering your... 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 - it does appear that on the whole it was a very good couple of nights away. We have noted the comments on the pre-dinner snacks, and the top up of wines - and these are the points that we do look out for as it does help us... More

Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a joy to stay here!! The rooms were excellent and mine had a wonderful view overlooking a beautiful garden. Bathrooms were completely modern with a terrific shower and bath (Hans Grohe appliances - nothing spared here) and great amenities. The bed was divine!! The service from all was excellent - front desk staff were particularly helpful - calling taxis,... More

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

Dear Helen We were all delighted to read how much you enjoyed the stay at Rufflets - we do have a wonderful hotel - and the staff do always work hard to go that extra mile - and (mostly) with a smile as well. And thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback - it is always gratefully... More

tillicoultry
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Rufflets for a short break and once again enjoyed every minute of our stay in this first class hotel. We found a welcome back card in our room, what a nice touch!!, and the homemade shortbread to enjoy with an afternoon cuppa was also waiting for us-Yummy!!- All of our meals were varied, delicious and served by... More

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

Dear Valerius Thank you ever so much for the kind comments - and also for taking the time to give the feedback - it is always good to see how much our geusts enjoy the time that they spend at Rufflets. We look forward to being able to see you again in the near future. With my best wishes, Stephen... More

West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short two day trip to Rufflets for golf break, Flights delayed in London and so plan to eat at hotel was not possible due to late arrival. Rufflet team responded by booking restaurant for us in St. Andrews - and then on arrival excellent service and visit to their well-stocked bar. Rooms comfortable, clean and modern - some noise from... More

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

Dear John B Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback - it is always gratefully received. Hopefully you will be able to find a bit more time to be able to pop up for some golf soon (or perhaps when the weather is a bit warmer) - with so many fab courses all within a short... More

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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night at The Rufflets - out in the lodge as we had our two dogs with us - and enjoyed our short stay tremendously. In all honesty, it would not be somewhere we'd return to with our teenage twins (there ain't a lot going on for them), but as a couple - it is certainly we'd consider... More

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

Dear Jonathan Many thanks for the kind comments - and also for taking the time to give the feedback. The lodges are great for clients bringing dogs - good to be able to have the option to simply open the door and let the dog out - but I do appreciate the fact that at this time of year there... 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*
Number of rooms: 25
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