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Aurora Boutique Hotel

1 Barns Street, Ayr KA7 1XB, Scotland (Formerly The Berkeley Hotel)
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Johnston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous over night stay at this boutique hotel, bedrooms located in private mews. Nicely decorated and very comfortable. Evening meal very nice as was breakfast. Would certainly go back. Great location

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a wonderful overnight stay at the Aurora! The room was an escape away from reality. Excellent furnishings and a cosy bed that I did not want to leave. Warm friendly staff, a jewel within Ayrshire!

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2 Thank Rhona M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bought this for ourselves and a Christmas present for my brother and his wife. Was not disappointed, we had stayed a few times before when it was the Berkleley but the new owners have made a few improvements. The food and staff were excellent (the breakfast was superb!). Love the new layout of the dining room and bar, the rooms... More 

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1 Thank 982Juju
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed overnight in the Aurora on the 12th - 13th of Dec as part of an itison deal for my wife's birthday...and was worth every penny. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. Being a boutique hotel, the rooms are very character driven and comfortable. The food is excellent, I had fish and chips, the fish... More 

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4 Thank Andy M
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Aurora. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed your recent stay, we will of course pass on your comments to the kitchen and all staff. Thank you More 

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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Needed to stay overnight in Ayr and found a great deal here inclusive of breakfast. Individual mews rooms with on site parking. Great attention to detail in room. Breakfast next morning in main hotel building was delicious. Only gripe, that we hadn't arrived in time for restaurant meal the night before. It looked beautiful. We will be back.

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Thank linnpatreesh
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Aurora we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back some time on the future More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My husband and I were looking to go somewhere different, yet stay local, and came across this hotel/restaurant by chance. Only taken over by the new owners in approx. August this year they have made a big effort transforming the entire building and external areas. We checked the reviews here on TA and thought that we would try it for... More 

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3 Thank FunkyMunkyLIverpool
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of Aurora with us all. You clearly appreciate what Aurora is all about. Thank you for all your comments regarding, food, service, staff and surroundings. I will of course pass on your tremendous feedback, and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Caithness
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights on 30th and 31st Oct. First of all can I say it was great to get a hotel with Free onsite parking. We were staying in room 3, the room itself was lovely and spotless clean and decor was as expected as everything is exactly as it was on the photos I had viewed on... More 

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3 Thank JulzWCaithness
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments, we look forward to seeing you both again . More 

Ayrshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

My partner and I were looking forward to going for a nice meal here. Having completed a half marathon that morning to say we were looking forward to a meal was an understatement. Having read the menue on a previous visit we returned to the Berkeley for my celebratory meal. For starters, you couldn't read the menue in the light... More 

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4 Thank Rachel P
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Having had the courtesy to e mail you directly regarding your comments, I am disappointed you didn't feel it necessary to return my contact to clarify your points. Therefore am unable to take your comments further More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Our 1st visit did not disappoint.We had fabulous food followed by delicious cocktails.We will definitely be back, just what Ayr has been waiting for!! Decor is fun and quirky menus suits the surroundings.Staff are fun yet assertive,just a pity it wasn't a little busier.

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phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of Aurora. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

What an excellent place to stay for a romantic getaway. The Hotel has recently been bought over by a couple and the wife who does the interfacing with the customer was charming and very helpful at all times. You really feel relaxed in this Hotel and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The décor is quirky but classy... More 

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1 Thank Iain K
phildurr, Owner at Aurora Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments regarding Aurora, we look forward to hopefully seeing you again soon More 

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