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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The hotel is surrounded by a beautiful garden with plenty of flowers, where you can stay and have a coffee or just walk around. Also our two rooms, which were located in a separate building just a few metres away, were very nice: plenty of space, good bed, bathroom with shower and tub. The service however wasn't satisfactory, especially on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently held our wedding at Rufflets in June, and I can not put in to words how unbelievably happy I am with the service, the stay, the venue, the food... everything!! Rufflets is a wonderful venue for a wedding, made even more perfect by the fantastic staff. No one can do enough for you and no request is too... More 

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Arbroath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us had booked in for lunch at Rufflets, having been there before. We had a three course lunch with coffee and the food was delicious and excellently presented. The ambience was lovely, the gardens well kept and attractive and our lunch was outstanding and the friendly attentive service helped make it a memorable visit. We will be... More 

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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful quiet and quaint picturesque setting outside St Andrews. Had two children with us and enjoyed room 8 with a separate room with single beds for each child. Large beautiful bathroom connects the two bedrooms. Very clean. Friendly staff. Lovely continental breakfast with fresh local fruits and a variety of cereals, granolas, etc. Wished we had more time in St... More 

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Thank clickgirl77
StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Hotel, responded to this review

Dear clickgirl77 Delighted to see that you and the family enjoyed the (too short) stay with us. Room 8 is one of three family suites that we have, and we know that they are very popular. As always, the comments are most appreciated. Regards Stephen Owen General Manager More 

Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rufflets Hotel is a decent enough hotel but severely overpriced. We stayed for 1 night in a Classic Double room, the summer season price for this is £320. The room we stayed in appeared to have been recently refurbished. Some older furniture remained but on the whole was ok. The bathroom certainly had been replaced and whilst not immaculate was... More 

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

Dear SNA483, Many thanks for the feedback - always most appreciated. I was a bit confused with the comments on pricing though. Having checked our systems, it appears that you did not pay £320.00 for your room. In fact, you had a voucher for an overnight stay with dinner, a voucher that we had donated to a very worthwhile charity... More 

Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great rooms, fantastic staff, wonderful breakfast! Made our golf vacation to Scotland perfect! Dinner was special, service 5 star and great bar! Homemade shortbread can't be beat. Rooms very comfortable. Breakfast menu very inclusive and they whipped up great omelets at request!

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Thank Mike R
StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike Glad to be able to read your feedback - it was a pleasure having you and the rest of the guys here - the staff enjoyed being able to look after you all. Hope the journey home was trouble-free. Regards Stephen More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel: it is a very pretty looking building and the gardens are lovely. Dogs are not allowed in the main hotel at all but there are a few lodges (garden rooms) that are separate to the main hotel, where dogs are allowed to stay and these rooms are ideal for dogs nipping out for the call of nature! Welcome: we... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review of the Terrace restaurant at Rufflets. We were here with friends for lunch in May. We were a bit early for our reservation and enjoyed a stroll round the beautiful gardens – nice setting for the old manor-style house which was a private house until the 1950’s. We started with drinks in the lounge and then... More 

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

Many thanks for the kind comments - always good to hear when the hard work and effort that the team put in is recognised. Hope to be able to welcome you back soon. With my best regards, Stephen Owen General Manager More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon at the Rufflets, having afternoon tea in the drawing room, overlooking the magnificent rose garden! The tea was exquisite, and especially the salmon sandwich, the scones and the little lemon meringue pastry! Before leaving, we went for a stroll in the beautiful park/garden, so delightful with all different plants and trees!

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St Andrews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went for the Champagne High tea and we were absolutely delighted with the quality and quantity. The service by Jack was 1st class. would highly recommend this to anyone who wishes a special treat. I believe you have to book at least 2 days in advance.

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Thank deetch
StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Hotel, responded to this review

Glad to see that you enjoyed the Afternoon Tea so much - and washed down with a glass of champagne too! Jack will be pleased to get the name-check - he is a good member of the team. We do ask for bookings for Afternoon Tea to be made the day before - it does allow the Pastry Chef a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxury family hotel, situated in 10 acres of secluded gardens, 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 

Additional Information about Rufflets Hotel

Address: Strathkinness Low Road, St. Andrews KY16 9TX, Scotland (Formerly Rufflets Country House Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St. Andrews
Price Range: $200 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rufflets Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Rufflets Country House Hotel St. Andrews
Rufflets Country Hotel
Rufflets Country St Andrews
Rufflets Hotel St. Andrews, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in St. Andrews
#1 Family Hotel in St. Andrews
#2 Romantic Hotel in St. Andrews
#2 Luxury Hotel in St. Andrews
#6 Business Hotel in St. Andrews
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