Good Hotel Guide Review
One of Scotland’s first country house hotels, the turreted 1920s mansion in tranquil, ‘elegant gardens’ is owned by Mark and Christopher Forrester, grandsons of two of the original founders. Its traditional standards are upheld by long-serving manager, Stephen Owen, who runs it with ‘extremely welcoming’, ‘helpful’ staff. The ‘superb’ bedrooms are packed with thoughtful touches (home-made shortbread, a hot-water bottle for a chilly night, Rufus the teddy bear); some feature a four-poster bed or a private balcony. Chef David Kinnes serves a seasonal Scottish menu, incorporating produce from the kitchen garden and local suppliers. The ever-popular afternoon tea is taken on The Terrace on clement days.
Strathkinness Low Road
23. 4 on ground floor (2 in Gatehouse, 2 in Rufflets Lodge), 1 suitable for disabled, plus 3 self-catering cottages in gardens.
bar, drawing room, library, restaurant, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), wedding facilities, function facilities, 10-acre grounds (formal gardens, kitchen garden and woodland).
in bar, restaurant.
all ages welcomed.
allowed in some bedrooms, by arrangement, bar.
Amex, MC, Visa.
per room B&B £145–£315, D,B&B £180–£385. À la carte £45.
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Mid-Week Break Special Offer
Included in the Mid-Week Break is dinner at Seasons – a new and fresh dining experience. Enjoy dishes which capture the freshest flavours coming from local suppliers. Mid-Week Breaks are available throughout the year for arrival Sunday through Thursday and include: 2 nights luxury accommodation. 2 evening meals in 2 Rosette Seasons at Rufflets (allocation towards a la carte menu). Full Scottish Breakfast. Evening turndown service. Free WiFi. Two night Mid-Week Break price varies depending on the season, please use the rates below as a guide and contact the Reservations Team for the exact room availability and rates per night (from): Winter: 2nd January – 28th February 2019: £200.00. Spring: 1st March – 30th April 2019: £230.00. Summer: 1st May – 31st August 2019: £355.00. Autumn: 1st September – 31st October 2019: £290.00. Mid-Week offer is valid Sunday to Thursday and is priced per night based on two people sharing a Classic Room. Please note rates are from the price quoted above and can change due to availability. Superior Rooms, Turret Rooms and Suites carry a supplement, please check for availability and details. Valid for new bookings only, subject to availability for a minimum of two nights. A 10% non-refundable deposit is required when booking. 24 hour cancellation policy applies. Not valid with any other offers or discounted rates.