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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a two night stay here this week to attend a wedding. Bedroom was spacious and beautifully decorated. Food was outstanding. Lovely gardens. Lots of small lounges to relax. Certainly recommend this hotel.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bit harsh to give them a knocked down score as I did love the venue and all the staff were incredibly attentive. The hotel is lovely and the wedding meal of lamb was to die for. The grounds are also incredibly picturesque. The issue I have is with the exceptionally inflated price tag to stay. If your incredibly... More 

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1 Thank Anna N
StephenOwen, General Manager at Rufflets Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anna Many thanks for the feedback - it is always appreciated. I was pleased to see that you had enjoyed the time with us for the family wedding - it was a glorious affair indeed. The hotel is a very special place - a 1920's house, set in 10 acres of gardens - and it does take quite a... More 

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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Secluded out of town setting. Probably the place US golfers stayed in the 1980's, but just hasn't moved on and badly needs a freshen up. Plenty of overseas visiting golfers in residence. Bedrooms spacious, bathroom needed remodelling all a bit tired. Food high priced so we went out to the local pub. Better accomodation is out there. Disappointing

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

Dear Mike T Many thanks for the feedback - always appreciated - and I was sorry to read that you feel that we are over-priced. Perhaps being at the Home of Golf, it would be surprising if we did not have golfers staying (and they come from all over the world), but we do look to ensure that we remain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little gem. Simply can't find fault besides it just being a step to far from walking to St Andrews. It's clean, friendly helpful staff, food in resturant is top notch, bar is well stock with the national stable drink. Rooms are a good size. You won't go wrong staying here.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went back to Rufflets for lunch as I used to stay there regularly in the 80’s and 90’s. The hotel has been refurbished quite a bit, but it still felt the same as I remember. I had lunch and the food was still up to the same high standard. I met a couple of members of staff who were there... More 

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

I was pleased to read that whilst we have continued to refurbish the various areas of the hotel we have still managed to hold on to the special feel to the house. Not easy to do! We do try hard to ensure that we maintain the quality of cuisine and service, and to be told that we still reach the... More 

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended a day wedding in this lovely hotel last month. I had a great day at the wedding and enjoyed all aspects of the venue. The gardens were lovely and my friends were lucky enough to get the good weather for a wedding outside. The main room was a great size and looked lovely when decorated. The drinks were... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two couples stayed here for 5 nights. We had one of the family rooms which was basically a two bedroom suite with one (fairly large) bathroom in its own building at the back of the property. It is on old manor that was turned into a hotel in the 50's. Property is beautiful and secluded. Room was very clean, shower... More 

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Aberdeen UK
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived till the moment we left I can't think of a single criticism! We enjoyed a joyous wedding at Rufflets. The reception staff bent over backwards to accommodate our requirements on arrival. Every member of staff we were in contact with were as friendly, amenable and professional but not aloof as you may expect. Breakfast was... More 

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

As ever it is always good to hear that the visit went so very well - and I am aware that the staff do try hard to be able to meet every need of our guests - they will be pleased to see that the efforts have been recognised. Hope that you will find time to come and see us... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started our trip in St. Andrews, Scotland so our husbands could play golf at the famous courses. However, as we drove up the drive to the Rufflets Country House Hotel we realized we were all in for a special treat, The stall pleasantly greeted us , checked us in and helped with our luggage. Our rooms were lovely and... More 

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

We were all delighted to read your comments, and very much appreciate the time taken to leave the review, and we do hope that the rest of the trip around our special country went well. Just sorry that you didnt have more time to spend with us at Rufflets, but there may be a next time........ With my very best... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night for a family wedding and had an excellent time. The family room was superb - great sizes and gorgeous modern decor and large bathroom. Could have fitted us and the three kids in the double bed! We have three young children and the staff were great at helping with any requests we had throughout our... More 

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

Many thanks for the kind comments - we do work hard to achieve such a high standard day-in, day-out. We are always looking to make sure that the quality of the hotel is kept high (with continuous investment in refurbishment), and up to date, and when this is backed-up with good friendly staff, it can make for a great experience.... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • 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: $194 - $456 (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 Family Hotel in St. Andrews
#2 Romantic Hotel in St. Andrews
#2 On the Beach Hotel in St. Andrews
#3 Luxury Hotel in St. Andrews
#6 Business Hotel in St. Andrews
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