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Ruthven Steadings

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Ruthven, Kingussie PH21 1NR, Scotland
Ruthven Steadings
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
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62 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Set in a lovely situation, a 5 minute drive outside of Kingussie, with views over the ruins of Ruthven Barracks and the RSPB reserve of Insh Marshes, this is a wonderful B&B. It has 2 rooms for B&B with 2 further self catering units, all with plenty of parking. Our room was fantastic, spotlessly clear with a large comfortable bed,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights and cannot recommend highly enough. From the very first email communication with Julie I was impressed with her professionalism and friendliness! The accommodation is of a very high standard and in a beautiful, easy to find location. I stayed in the Dairy Room - spacious, sumptuous bed, lovely bathroom with fabulous shower etc. etc. And... More 

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Hi, We are so pleased you had such a good time with us last week and managed to fit so many things into your few days holiday - your visit to the deer at Laggan and the quadbiking must have been top of your list of highlights! Looking forward to seeing you again in the future. Best wishes, Julie More 

Middelburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We absolutely loved staying here and our hosts, Julie and John were very kind and helpful. The breakfast was out of this world and big enough to last us most of the day! We had an awesome view and coming in from the cold into the warm reception with fireplace is a special memory we will treasure for a long... More 

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you both for such a fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed staying here over New Year and appreciated the log burning stove to come back to each evening. Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Julie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My partner and I spent a long weekend here over the Christmas period and we had a great time!! The room was incredibly spacious. Both the room and en-suite were immaculate. The service and help given to us from the owners were both inviting and helpful! Could not of asked for a nicer time! Thanks very much for a lovely... More 

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We are so pleased you enjoyed staying in The Old Tractor Shed and had a good time skiing with such lovely crisp weather over Christmas. Hope to see you both again in the ski season or perhaps the summer. Best wishes, Julie More 

Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Dear Julie and John, even after some months, we are still thinking of this wonderful place we stayed from 30.05. – 02.06.2014. There are a lot of pictures and words here already, so most things already said.It´s true. For us it will be the place where we want to stay if we re-visit Scotland. It is just our favourite place... More 

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are so pleased you had such a good stay with us and enjoyed your holiday in Scotland. Thank you for your lovely comments and we certainly look forward to seeing you both again. Best wishes Julie More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

What a great place to stay! Warm, comfortable, spacious room (The Dairy room). Excellent breakfast - the homemade bread makes really good toast and you have to try a pancake! Fresh milk each day for tea/coffee in our room. Julie and John are very friendly and helpful, it is like visiting old friends. We have been about seven times since... More 

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and such a fantastic one too!! Looking forward to seeing you both again soon. Best wishes, Julie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The B&B Ruthven Steadings is an excellent place to enjoy the Scottish hospitality. Especially the breakfast with homemade bread, homemade cakes and freshly cooked eggs and/or pancakes is a culinary pleasure.

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are so pleased you love this area so much and especially our breakfasts!! More 

North Yorkshire, UK
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Great to be back for a couple of nights. We love it so much that our children bought us two nights B&B in the tractor shed for Christmas. A great break from work in a lovely part of the country. The breakfasts are wonderful and all freshly cooked to order. They last you most of the day!

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your great review, we are so pleased you are enjoying your Christmas present from your children for 2 nights in The Old Tractor Shed! Looking forward to seeing you both again next time. More 

Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a great stay at Ruthven Steadings. We stayed in the Dairy room which had a big sized bed in a very large room. The house was clean and very well decorated. Fresh baked bread and homemade marmelade/jams at breakfast gave the day a good start. Julie is a very friendly, helpfull and optimistic host. The B&B is just... More 

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for your wonderful comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed staying here and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A beautiful, quiet, well situated B &B. Kingussi town center is 2 minutes down the road and hiking trails are abundant. The room was exceptionally large and beautifully decorated. Julie was a gracious and informative host. Would highly recommend this property to any discerning travelers.

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Many thanks indeed for taking the time to write a lovely review for us. We are very pleased you enjoyed staying with us and look forward to seeing you again. More 

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