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The Chestnuts Hotel

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#4 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
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Larkhall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We had a very comfortable stay here. The price was very good 80 pounds for a double room. It was a very spacious room with king size bed, a large flat screen TV, and a comfortable settee. There was a hostess tray, which included biscuits and there was 2 complimentary bottles of water waiting for us in our room. This...

Thank Linda M
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This was the second time we had stayed at the Hotel. Visiting family in nearby Ayr. We had the smae room as last year which had resently been decorated. Five minutes to the beach which has a lovely walk on the front.

Thank Lynne P
Prestwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Came here with some friends and family. Great to finally have somewhere that has a huge menu choice and and a dedicated vegan menu! It's nice to actually get to go out for a meal and not get the usual choice of a vegan option (Salad or vegetable tempura!)

Thank DonnaHappyPaws
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit and again it was really nice Very friendly and helpful staff and a good price for quality food with lots of choices and specials If you are in the area I recommend giving it a try.

Thank farnie1950
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We booked The Garden Room for a family birthday meal and had a fantastic time. Staff were extremely helpful right from the initial call to book right up to when we had to leave. Food was delicious and really beautifully presented. There was a good selection of wines and non-alcoholic wines which was great. Even though the bar and restaurant...

Thank FionaCJack
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this venue for lunch, completely by accident, and cannot praise it highly enough! It was the Easter Bank holiday Monday, very busy, but the staff were not in the least flustered and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. We were seated in the restaurant, as the lounge bar was full, and the surroundings...

Thank Gillybean73
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Just back from a really great experience at the Chestnuts Hotel. We booked this for a small family celebration - using their Garden Room. This is ideal for intimate gatherings - takes up to 20. All the people working at the Hotel were superb; so helpful without being intrusive. They were happy to work around us - and that can't...

Thank Isla J
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The hotel staff are very helpful and the rooms very comfortable. There was a distinct smell of gloss paint in the building due to some refurbishment that was going on. If you want to eat before 7 its best to book a table as it gets very busy in the restaurant because of the offers they have on.

Thank boistonm
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

First time here and throughly enjoyed our celebratory meal. Staff very friendly and lovely ambience. Food excellent and no trouble at all to bring out birthday cake. Thoroughly enjoyed my meal - clean plates all around spoke volumes. Highly recommend.

Thank Karen M
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Another visit to Chesnuts did not leave us disappointed - great selection on the menu and well presented food. Staff were first class and nothing was a problem. We were with a party of five, most having a different meal and all came to the table piping hot. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Willie D

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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
  • 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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“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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