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Rufflets Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Afternoon tea in lovely location. Hotel lovely and gardens stunning. However afternoon tea bit disappointing. At £18.50 per person expected something out of ordinary but this lacked wow factor. Good points. Unlimited pots of fresh tea offered. Not so good points. One small sausage roll per person and uninspiring selection of sandwiches -one filled with some spread and dill with...

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

I was sorry to read that your experience of afternoon tea didn't live up to expectations, and I will be reviewing the comments with our Chef. The sandwich fillings are very much the traditional ones served with afternoon tea (and there are four different varieties served on a selection of bread). I do appreciate the feedback - and thank you...

Westhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Really enjoyed our stay here albeit only for one night. The room was very pleasant and spacious with a very comfortable bed. There is noise from other people entering and leaving their rooms as it's quite difficult to close the door quietly and it was also noisy when other people had showers. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Nothing...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

My boyfriend and I were warmly greeted when we arrived at the hotel, which was beautifully decorated and well looked after. We were shown to our room on the top floor which was comfortable, classy and spotlessly clean. There was the added personal touch of a "do not disturb" teddy bear and home-made shortbread with the room tea and coffee...

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

I was pleased to read how much you enjoyed the stay with us - and especially the warm and friendly staff that we have at the hotel. Appreciate the recommendation - and I also hope that you will find time to come and see us again at some point in the future - and we might even be able to...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Thank to Cheryl, Lauren and all the team at Ruffelts our beautiful Wedding at Rufflets hotel in June was simply perfect. Whether you're considering a similar Wedding at this hotel, or simply planning a stay close to beautiful St.Andrews, this hotel is difficult to beat. Everything from the scenery, food, service, accommodation and friendliness of staff, we rate very highly...

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

Dear Clare We were all so pleased to read the feedback - thank you! The whole team do put so much effort into making every wedding perfect, and it is great to see how much the hard work pays-off. Hope that you will be able to find time to come back and see us once all the dust has settled...

St Kilda, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2015

It's the staff that make this a lovely place to stay. The gardens are great to stroll around in. The room we stayed in was pleasant in the front of the house on the 2nd floor so there is some road noise and noise from people stomping around in the hallway (after a wedding). There is no fridge, however ice...

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

So this IS a country house. Not a hotel in the country or a B&B. It is charming, well maintained with lovely gardens and a delightful staff. We enjoyed two days here in two rooms, 5 as a Turret room and 33 on the third floor, made up with two twin beds with a garret feel. The rooms are well...

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

We were all so pleased to read that you, like us, love this hotel, and thank you for the feedback. The hotel is a very special one - offering the quality of accommodations along with great food, and obviously great staff as well. With the town of St Andrews so close, it is a good base to use when exploring...

Lancashire
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We booked for one night as we were doing a tour of the area and had heard great things about the hotel. On our arrival the room wasn't ready, despite us arriving at check in time. Not a problem as we were looked after by the lovely staff. When we did get our room though it smelled very musty. I...

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Gobabis, Namibia
Reviewed 24 July 2015

We stayed at Rufflets during The Open week. We booked all three self catering lodges on the property, while enjoying all the facilities this beautiful country hotel has to offer. There are not words to describe how wonderful our time was- the amazing breakfasts, beautiful gardens, perfect location to explore St Andrews and the Fife coast, the most wonderful staff.......

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

Delighted to see how much you enjoyed the time with us at Rufflets - and it was a delight to have you and the extended family with us for the whole week. The Lodges do offer a great family space - with the advantage of having the hotel on the door-step, as well as lots of activities in the area...

East Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We have been staying here for the Open and the hotel is quite simply the best Country House Hotel I have stayed in whilst being within walking (40 mins) distance of the Golf Courses and town via a beautiful country walk along lace braes. All guests are treated with immense respect, the staff are lovely and the location and gardens...

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

Dear Pen C Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback - greatly appreciated. The Open Week is always great fun (weather not as good as normal though....), and I know that all the staff have enjoyed the time looking after our guests from all over the globe. Great to see that you also enjoyed the walks...

glasgow
Reviewed 6 July 2015

A group of us arrived here for a prearranged lunch. We had time to wander around the beautiful gardens before our lunch in a delightful dining room. Our prearranged choices were efficiently served. My salmon and apple crumble were excellent. The reception rooms and ladies loos are beautifully appointed

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

I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed the experience at Rufflets for lunch - and that you also had time to be able to enjoy the peace and tranquility of our gardens. Hope that you might find time to come and see us again in the near future. With my best regards, Stephen Owen General Manager

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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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)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > St Andrews
Price Range: $274 - $624 (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 Luxury Hotel in St Andrews
#2 Romantic Hotel in St Andrews
#6 Business Hotel in St Andrews
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“"Top floor rooms have best views but no elevator"”
G3763ACmichaeld, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Any room which overlooks the gardens.”
Martin14750, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Classic rooms are great, but clearly upgrade to suite standard worth the extra”
GerryC23, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room was large and spacious, bathrooms exceptional”
margaretPerthshire, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the beautiful grounds have the best view, the hotel enjoys the afternoon sunshine”
Cestosh, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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