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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned after a night's stay in this lovely home. It's in a beautiful setting in the shadow of Ruthven Barracks, a short drive on to the A9 and two minutes drive into Kingussie but more importantly it's friendly, thanks to Fiona, and warm, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Nothing was too much bother and Fiona was on hand and... More 

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Kilsyth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This B&B is amazing, I was working away from home for a few weeks and from my very first day to my last I was made very welcome by Fiona, Colin and family, they made my stay very enjoyable,relaxed and I felt like part of the family it was like being home from home, The food was amazing out of... More 

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1 Thank susiew2772
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We very much enjoyed having you stay with us, you were such a lovely guest. We are looking forward to your return visit! More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here twice this month for 4 nights each time, can't fault the place one bit it was spotless and I felt at home, Fiona and her family were so welcoming and made my stay away from home so much easier, the food was 5* just Amazin, I would recommend this place to everyone I will definitely be back... More 

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1 Thank amylaff1
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review!! We enjoyed having you stay with us and cooking for you was a pleasure. We would be delighted if you decide to come back with your family, you would be most welcome! More 

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Just finishing a 6 nights stay here at the B&B and I have no negatives whatsoever. Fiona and her family have been extremely welcoming from start to finish, going above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. They have been accommodating, flexible and helpful. The food was excellent and the rooms are warm and very comfortable. I would definitely recommend... More 

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1 Thank Michael I
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will come back again in the future. More 

Chilwell, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed for one night Spring Bank Holiday on our way up to Kylesku and decided to come back for a long weekend and do some biking in the area. Arrived on Friday with complementary wine and olives on arrival. Loads of good advice and care taken as i kept losing my keys all weekend that Fiona kindly kept finding.... More 

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1 Thank Rich B
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, we do appreciate guests taking the time to write on Tripadvisor. It was lovely to welcome you both back to Ruthven House again. I have noted you liked the en suite room for future but for potential guests reading your review, please do note that Gynack, the ground floor room, has a newly... More 

Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spent another long weekend at Ruthven House, and just as good as the past. Sometimes the novelty factor wears off, but not for this holiday venue. First class in all departments, good surroundings, nice people, good value, excellent food, and just very relaxing with nothing too much trouble for Colin and Fiona.

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1 Thank Duncan T
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words; it was lovely to see you and your wife again, and we do hope it won't be too long before you come back and see us again! More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We as a family and just the 2 of us have being staying here for over 8 years in the cottages - yes we like it! The current owners who run the B & B and the two cottages have steadily improved the accommodation since they took over some 6 years ago. Colin & Fiona are the perfect hosts, available... More 

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1 Thank Trotter49
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! As always, it was a pleasure to have you to stay, you are such easy guests to look after! It is always a good feeling to look at the forthcoming year and see previous guests coming back to stay! See you next year. More 

Pooley Bridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Fiona was a very helpful and welcoming host. She is also a brilliant chef and provided home-cooked evening meals of a very high standard. My room was comfortable, spacious and well equipped. Breakfast times were flexible and ideally suited to my early walking schedules. Bella, the cat, provided extra amusement. This is a B&B I will want to return to... More 

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1 Thank John1450266
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoy staying with us and of course that you like our food!! We are looking forward to your return visit later this year and, of course, so is Bella! More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

We lovad it all, and stayed 3 nights insted of 1, just because we liked it so much! Fiona is a very good chef, and she baked a good bread for us. Fiona and Colin tok good care of us and inviter us for wine in the garden.

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1 Thank gorelbini
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

We were delighted you decided to extend your stay with us! It was a pleasure to cook dinner for you and we hope you will choose to stay with us again if you return to the Highlands. More 

Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Wonderful accommodation in the must beautiful peaceful setting. We had 1 of the cottages and 2 friends were staying in the house - breakfast was excellent. Fiona could not have been more helpful and kind. Very impressed. The cottage was well equipped, had a patio area and comfortable beds. We had our horses corralled nearby and were riding through the... More 

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1 Thank Jill752
AlmacKingussie, Owner at Ruthven House, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you all and your horses back here again soon. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bed and Breakfast (one en suite and one with private bathroom adjacent) and two holiday cottages. Close to the historic Ruthven Barracks and the RSPB Reserve, and just a short walk into Kingussie, Ruthven House is an ideal location for all your activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ruthven House

Address: Ruthven Farm House Ruthven Road, Kingussie PH21 1NR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: $81 - $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“The room on the middle floor is ensuite. The room on ground floor is not ensuite but very nice all the same with a really comfortable bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 370richb, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Wifi reception can be variable due to location”
 of 5 bubbles 709duncant, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't know why this is showing as a hotel. It is a B/B with 2 self catering cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles Trotter49, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We sleept very good in our 2 Roms.”
 of 5 bubbles gorelbini, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cottage is extremely quiet, lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Jill752, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
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