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The Chestnuts Hotel

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#6 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We ate Sunday Lunch with a large group of family members to celebrate an 80th birthday. We all had a great time, the food and service was excellent and the staff very friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank Steve B
Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

What a lovely place for a light lunch Very extensive menu Caters for families too Great variety for vegetarians Staff extremely helpful Prompt service We visited for a family lunch Lovely atmosphere Definitely my new favourite place in Ayr

Thank River P
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed two nights here whilst visiting a sick relative, as I have before. The Chestnuts has a lovely homely atmosphere and excellent friendly staff. My single room was small, but adequate. I had a drink and dined in the bar alone on the first evening and was very well looked after. I chose Cullen Skink followed by Haggis 'Pie'...

Thank Gourmandsouth
Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet another great stay at The Chestnuts We had our wedding here in September & we cant praise the staff and management highly enough Super food great price in a warm comfy bar / resteraunt 5 mins from the beach great walk along the front 20/25 mins walk from town center

Thank gilmac61
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights on business, had a single room with a single bed, a bit squeezy but the place is old. Very clean and comfortable, nice meals, reasonably priced, open fireplaces, helpful staff. Great collection of scotch water jugs. Parking. I'd stay again but in a bigger room.

Thank piried1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bar full of snooty old people. Avoid if you want somewhere friendly to drink. Manager attitude... 'there are people who want to eat so don't think about sitting down' Not a great welcome. Defiantly not what you want from the bar two doors along.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Just had another wonderful meal at the Chestnuts. This really is a great place to eat. Staff are very attentive and there is always a good atmosphere. It is a well balanced menu with something for everyone.

Thank CaravanLady123
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This property ticks all the boxes. Smooth check-in, warm and friendly service in the cozy bar and tasty food in the well priced restaurant. Only small negative is that the wifi needs to be improved throughout. The rooms are beautifully appointed and if visiting Ayrshire, we would definitely stay here again.

Thank NM4124
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a few weeks back when my son and I where attending an event in Ayr. We were made to feel welcome from every member of staff. The room was absolutely fine and very clean. Didn't have a meal here, but by the look of things the restaurant was busy which is always a good sign. The bar offered...

Thank Rayzie01
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Have been to the Chestnuts Hotel a number of times and we are never disappointed. Grant and staff make us so welcome and look after our party in the bar and restaurant. The rooms are lovely decorated and very comfortable. Well worth visiting!

Thank Claire M

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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
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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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“room 6 & room 3 are graet”
 of 5 bubbles gilmac61, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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