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The Chestnuts Hotel

#1 of 20 Hotels in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence
Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
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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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ayr
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a gathering of thirteen here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel was busy and under pressure due to a wedding party but it didn't show in the service. Staff were friendly, accommodating and efficient. Food was lovely too! Well done!

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous place to go. Food fantastic. Staff are so nice and service is fast and efficient. Cant stop going now. We are addicted. Great value for money all round. You gotta go see. I would stay there too if i didnt live locally because its so clean and comfortable inside. I cant say enough really.

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Glasgow
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joined up last minute with other family members and got quickly accommodated with no issues. The place is old fashioned and does things rights. Service was spot on with just the proper balance of attention and being left alone. The food itself was fresh,tasty and well proportioned. If I was being picky i would like more provenance on the food... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here. Staff were lovely and could not have been more helpful to us. Food in restaurant was excellent and could not be faulted. Room was comfortable but a bit tired with antiquated and very noisy plumbing. Wifi did not function in room. Perhaps a little overpriced?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal at the Chestnuts once again, we both had seafood duo of fresh lobster and monkfish. A great meal, cooked to perfection and very reasonably priced. A must if you are visiting Ayr whether staying at the Chestnuts or not.

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Shanghai, China
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47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we came here for a nice dinner with relatives and had a great time. the food arrived quickly and was very tasty and the staff were very well trained and polite. would definitely recommend The Chestnuts Hotel for anyone looking for a good quality meal or for a party if you're unsure of where to go.

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east ayrshire
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went for a family meal faultless from start to finish. Lovely welcome from the manager, waiting staff were very attentive and knowledgeable and the tables far enough apart that you had privacy. Food was amazing plenty of choices and very reasonable. Cannot wait to return

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Ayr. Great food, good service plus the best range of non alcoholic wines and beers I have found in a restuarant, since new drink driving laws applied in Scotland. Well done for being so far thinking for the "driver".

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Great food, good prices, attentive staff, nice atmosphere one of my favourite eateries. Say no more. Well worth a visit. Prices are good value and good selection of beers. Turned up and had not booked but made sure space was available. Will be back.

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manchester
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35 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Just returned from a weekend in Ayr. Have stayed at the Chestnuts a number of times over the years but haven't been for 2 years so was hoping nothing had changed. if anything its got even better. Room was light and airy with big bathroom complete with toiletries. Lovely big hospitality tray , not the usual 2 bags of tea... More 

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