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Ruthven Steadings

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Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We absolutely loved staying here and our hosts, Julie and John were very kind and helpful. The breakfast was out of this world and big enough to last us most of the day! We had an awesome view and coming in from the cold into the warm reception with fireplace is a special memory we will treasure for a long...

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you both for such a fabulous review. We are so pleased you enjoyed staying here over New Year and appreciated the log burning stove to come back to each evening. Hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Julie

Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

My partner and I spent a long weekend here over the Christmas period and we had a great time!! The room was incredibly spacious. Both the room and en-suite were immaculate. The service and help given to us from the owners were both inviting and helpful! Could not of asked for a nicer time! Thanks very much for a lovely...

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We are so pleased you enjoyed staying in The Old Tractor Shed and had a good time skiing with such lovely crisp weather over Christmas. Hope to see you both again in the ski season or perhaps the summer. Best wishes, Julie

Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Dear Julie and John, even after some months, we are still thinking of this wonderful place we stayed from 30.05. – 02.06.2014. There are a lot of pictures and words here already, so most things already said.It´s true. For us it will be the place where we want to stay if we re-visit Scotland. It is just our favourite place...

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are so pleased you had such a good stay with us and enjoyed your holiday in Scotland. Thank you for your lovely comments and we certainly look forward to seeing you both again. Best wishes Julie

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2014

What a great place to stay! Warm, comfortable, spacious room (The Dairy room). Excellent breakfast - the homemade bread makes really good toast and you have to try a pancake! Fresh milk each day for tea/coffee in our room. Julie and John are very friendly and helpful, it is like visiting old friends. We have been about seven times since...

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Julie C, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and such a fantastic one too!! Looking forward to seeing you both again soon. Best wishes, Julie

Reviewed 10 October 2014

The B&B Ruthven Steadings is an excellent place to enjoy the Scottish hospitality. Especially the breakfast with homemade bread, homemade cakes and freshly cooked eggs and/or pancakes is a culinary pleasure.

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are so pleased you love this area so much and especially our breakfasts!!

North Yorkshire, UK
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Great to be back for a couple of nights. We love it so much that our children bought us two nights B&B in the tractor shed for Christmas. A great break from work in a lovely part of the country. The breakfasts are wonderful and all freshly cooked to order. They last you most of the day!

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your great review, we are so pleased you are enjoying your Christmas present from your children for 2 nights in The Old Tractor Shed! Looking forward to seeing you both again next time.

Germany
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We had a great stay at Ruthven Steadings. We stayed in the Dairy room which had a big sized bed in a very large room. The house was clean and very well decorated. Fresh baked bread and homemade marmelade/jams at breakfast gave the day a good start. Julie is a very friendly, helpfull and optimistic host. The B&B is just...

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for your wonderful comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed staying here and look forward to seeing you again.

Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 September 2014

A beautiful, quiet, well situated B &B. Kingussi town center is 2 minutes down the road and hiking trails are abundant. The room was exceptionally large and beautifully decorated. Julie was a gracious and informative host. Would highly recommend this property to any discerning travelers.

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Many thanks indeed for taking the time to write a lovely review for us. We are very pleased you enjoyed staying with us and look forward to seeing you again.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Spent three nights in Ruthven Steadings and loved it. By far the best B&B I have stayed in. A few minutes from Kingussie and close to the Aviemore area. An excellent base for all outdoor activities.The Old Tractor Shed room was spotless, spacious and beautifully furnished. Huge ensuite. Fresh fruit, fresh milk and chocolate biscuits were available daily in the...

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guests, WOW, thank you so much for the fabulous review. We are so pleased you had such a good time with us and incredible weather to be out and about too. Looking forward to seeing you both again in the future.

Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The B&B is sittuated a 10 min walk or 2 min. drive outside the town of Kingussie. Surrounded by fields, small hills and the nearby remainings of the Ruthven barracks (old fort) it presents a beautiful picture! The house and gardens, greenyards and little tree groups build together with the small stone walls a perfect escape place from the hustle...

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ruthvensteadings, Owner at Ruthven Steadings, responded to this review

Dear Guest, WOW, what a fantastic review, we are so pleased you enjoyed staying with us and loved Kingussie and the beautiful area surrounding us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Best wishes, Julie

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superb 4-star fully renovated steading in a quiet and scenic location just l mile from Kingussie, 12 miles south of Aviemore, in the Cairngorm National Park, set in 2 acres. Two spacious ensuite rooms with lots of character and handmade elm furniture. Superkingsize beds, wooden beams, wooden floors, flat screen TVs, DVDs, leather sofas. Hall with wooden burning stove. Full Scottish Breakfast, vegetarian options, home made bread and jams. Central for Visitor Attractions, golf l mile, watersports 6 miles, snow skiing 19 miles. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ruthven Steadings

Address: Ruthven Steading Ruthven Steading Ruthven, Kingussie PH21 1NR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Badenoch and Strathspey > Kingussie
Price Range: $57 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ruthven Steadings 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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