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Gailes Restaurant and Hotel

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Marine Drive | Strathclyde, Irvine KA11 5AE, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at The Gailes for two nights to attend my sister’s wedding at the beginning of April. Overall the hotel is good but it’s the service that makes this place really special. The standard bedrooms in the hotel are just that – exactly what you would expect from a hotel. Nothing more, nothing less. The honeymoon suite is to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We hired the 'Ailsa' suite for the night after our wedding nearby. We wanted an authentic honeymoon suite, and booked it the day after so we could get the most out of it. It didn't disappoint. The suite consists of a bedroom, living area, and has its own private spa. The bedroom was fairly basic; it's a good size and... More 

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Ayr
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On recently had a meal at restaurant before joining a wedding reception. The waitress who approached looked terrible budging flesh out her grey /white and food stained blouse was polite enough though went through the monotoned address. The food was mediocre and bland at best and therefore not value for money. The wine the cheapest at £16.90 a bottle tasted... More 

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Shiskine, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here en route to another two working destinations. Free wifi helped with work and the food and ambience was ideal. Lovely room, clean and modern. Overlooked the golf course, and despite it being busy, you wouldn't have known - peaceful.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Mother's Day with my mother in law for lunch. Food, service and setting were very good. I highly recommend the deserts as they were excellent. It's a bit far distance wise for us so probably won't be back but highly recommend for locals.

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Argyll
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

Been to Gailes many times for lunch and very nice! However today was awful. Service was so slow took 3 hours to service two cold dishes and tea. Then over confusing bill actually overcharged us. Had lite bite with a starter of melon, tiny fanned slice of melon,a strawberry, few blueberries few tiny cubes of kiwi fruit not even a... More 

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gill_campbell, Manager at Gailes Restaurant and Hotel, responded to this review

I am very sorry that you were disappointed with your last visit, as a regular visitor I would appreciate the opportunity to speak to you directly, could I ask you to contact me on 01294 204040 or email me on alison.gray@simpsinns.com More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed at Gailes Hotel as part of a wedding party last weekend and loved the place. Everyone is so nice and friendly here. Had some great banter with the Bar staff. The rooms were spotless and food excellent. Cannot fault the experience one bit. Well done to everyone at Gailes for making our visit so enjoyable.

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gill_campbell, Manager at Gailes Restaurant and Hotel, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to The Gailes for the wedding you attended, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed here for an overnight that we had purchased on Itison. The hotel itself was clean and tidy even if it did feel a little like a Travel Lodge when you enter the Lobby. Reception staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, which was to be the theme of our stay. Our room was pleasant, if not outstanding, although my... More 

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Visited a few times now either just for a coffee and cake, breakfast or meal. Friendly staff. Good food at a reasonable price. Lovely setting. Only downfall are the awful bread like scones. The worst I have ever had. More like a fruit bread than a scone. No where else bakes them like this, even other Simpsinn places are slightly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went to the hotel with my friend on an itison deal from our hubby's. Fantastic stay, spotless rooms, great food and the staff - I've never stayed anywhere with such happy, friendly staff. Will definitely return!

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