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The Chestnuts Hotel

#2 of 20 Hotels in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence
Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
The Chestnuts Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pros to Golf made our booking. Eight of us stayed at the Chestnuts Hotel for 10 days of golfing. We were within 30 minutes of most golf courses in the area, including Western Gailes, Prestwick, Royal Troon, Irvine and Turnberry (renamed Trump Turnberry!). The hotel looked after U.S. very well. Breakfasts are provided and include full Scottish breakfast or just... More 

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Alloa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here again with my parents for lunch. Service was excellent as was the food. We will be going back again in the near future great menu and very good value for money. I have no hesitation in writing this post Its well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Oban, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this hotel on many occasions and returned for a family lunch last Sunday. As always the staff are friendly and welcoming and there is an extensive menu to suit everyone. For any vegetarians who like goats cheese the Veggie Burger is fantastic and I am always tempted by it. We will definitely return.

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Union, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we live in the states, we are scottish and our daughter was married at Culzean Catle in Ayrshire, Scotland last July. We had a pre-wedding dinner at the Chestnuts Hotel as well as several bar lunches and dinners. The food was excellent in both the formal dining room and in the bar. The staff were very helpful and the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very cosy well run hotel nothing was to much trouble the food was tasty and well presented can eat in restaurant or bar where you get the same quality of service and food and they also have a lovely beer garden

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been visiting the Chestnuts hotel for more than ten years and every time we have enjoyed wonderful food. Every member of staff, without exception, provide excellent service and nothing is ever too much trouble. We will return again next year.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go the Chestnuts for our anniversary lunch.You have the choice of a number of menus.The starter of chicken tempura was sumptuous and the main course was just as good.The gentleman serving was very polite and cheery and the atmosphere quiet.Strongly recommend the Chestnuts as the prices are very reasonable

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Can't fault this reasonably priced hotel. Without doubt the happy and helpful staff are the key to this hotel's deserved friendly reputation. Don't believe the negative reviews. You know a hotel is doing things right when locals pop in for a beer and a meal. Bar full even on a Monday and Tuesday night. A favourite for golfing groups -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This was Day 6 on our epic 1114 mile bike ride. The hotel was fantastic, great rooms, welcome and meal too. It was difficult to leave and get back on our bikes! The only thing our room lacked was a bath so soak our aching limbs but some doubles did have them

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

By far the most unfriendliest restaurant I've ever been to. Staff were rude and we sat for 40 minutes before anyone even took our drinks orders. Children are only welcome if they are outside, staff moan, glare and grunt at kids inside the restaurant. Extremely over priced as well, would not recommend.

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