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The Chestnuts Hotel

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#4 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
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Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal lovely staff and great service. Grant and his staff never let us down. Thank you Alison for a lovely evening. The Hotel was very busy but you still made us feel well looked after and found time to make us laugh. Well fone

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Thank Scott M
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a beautiful meal here last night to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was our first visit and we weren't disappointed. The service was excellent and the staff attentive. We both got the creamy mushrooms to start which were very tasty. For mains, we got the chicken with pink peppercorn and brandy sauce off the early... More 

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Thank Sandancer77
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here with family on a number of occasions and always found a varied menu and excellently prepared dishes. The settings are great as is the service you receive. The Cullen Skink and Steaks are recommended. There is also a great bar with a fine range of whisky and beers. There is a good beer garden too for... More 

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Thank Tom M
London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

a cosy, comfortable, convivial Scottsh hotel, in the golfing county of Ayrshire. A couple of minutes walk from Ayr beach and overlooking the local golf course, it's ideal as a base for exploring the Clyde & Ayrshire coast. The standard of food is of the highest quality, with a lovely ambience in the bar used by both locals & guests,... More 

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Thank malxmclean
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in for the off chance for a nice place for lunch and were not disappointed. Busy and told we might have to wait but nice lounge in bar with fire on. Our food was plentiful and service friendly - our wee 8 yr old loved her tempura chicken and chips. Really enjoyed it and would recommend for sure.

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Thank alex h
Irvine, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We decided to have a family Sunday dinner at the chestnuts in Ayr. Staff are great; very courteous, friendly and attentive. The restaurant is very busy so seems popular. For me, the food was ok but lacked a bit of finesse. I had the duck special but was presented covered in a thick black gravy so couldn't actually see the... More 

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Thank PlusTax
Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Wonderful evening. Great food, attentive staff great atmosphere. Cake was big surprise, staff happy to portion some to take away and served the rest with our coffee. Thank you for making our evening such a success.

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Thank deeprest_13
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Booked this Hotel to cater for a large group, family meal. Unfortunately nobody was impressed by the main courses. Mine was cold and rubbery and certainly not worth the £17.95 charged for two courses. I wasn't asked how the meals were either. Stayed the night in a very cramped room where the miirrors were screwed to the wall (large silver... More 

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Thank Lynda C
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on Saturday. The hotel itself is beautiful. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Meals were really good. I was so happy to see they had a vegan menu as this can be a struggle in some restaurants. Not only that the menu had a lot to offer and what I got tasted amazing. Will be recommending... More 

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Thank Rachael K
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The family visit here at least 2-3 times a year for family meals. Never disappointed. Beautiful food,and very nice staff. Been here in parties of up to 9 and the service and food is just as good if you were at a table of 2. First class. Always enjoy going back

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely family run hotel with 14 en-suite rooms. Freeview / tea & coffee making facilities. Open from 10am serving coffees and Home Baking till 11.30Am...Lunches from 12-4.30Pm, Suppers from 5-9pm. Superb home-cooked food served in the Bar, Restaurant and Beer Garden. BT Sports in the Bar. Selection of Real Ales and Malt Whiskies. Walking distance from Beach, Town Centre, Parks and Golf courses. In the Heart of Burns' Country. Special Rates for Golf Parties. Selection of Supper dishes at a Special rate of £7.95 Between 5pm and 6.30Pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chestnuts Hotel

Address: 52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Chestnuts Hotel Ayr
The Chestnuts Hotel Ayr, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ayr
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ayr
#6 Business Hotel in Ayr
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“All the rooms I have stayed in have been very comfortable, even the single rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisiG2013, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No lift and a lot of stairs to some rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 239grans, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms I've stayed in have been fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 302lyndal, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book a table in advance and in middle of room.”
 of 5 bubbles Suntravellers65, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay!”
 of 5 bubbles RogerBrownfamily, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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