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Ayre

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Ayre Road, Kirkwall KW15 1QX, Scotland
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Kirkwall
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our room in the new wing was clean, modern and comfortable ... but no view except the slate roof of the building next door. King-size bed was fairly firm but comfortable non the less. Largest shower stall we've encountered so far in Scotland. Breakfast selection was good.

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was selected for us by the Orkney Archeology Tour company, but it was more than satisfying. The staff of the hotel were all very nice and accommodating. The rooms we had in the "newer" building was clean, and more than adequately heated -- in fact we were too warm on most nights. The restaurant menu was a bit... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room in new annex overlooking harbour gave a splendid outlook.clean room with nice en suite. Food was perfectly acceptable both at breakfast and dinner. The odd smile at breakfast from the staff would not have gone amiss!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfectly clean rooms - modern and charmless Stayed overlooking car park which was noisy from nearby nightclub on Saturday night...... Decor is bland and lacks character and the hotel ain't charming Breakfast food was really awful quality - hideous croissants Fruit salad in syrup / prunes in syrup / grapefruit in ...... Cooked food ok - but not great quality... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had stayed here on business for a few days in 2014. This time we were on holiday and booked for two nights in June 2015. It’s an excellent location right in the centre of Kirkwall and with free parking. Rooms are comfortable and well furnished and there is free wifi. Breakfasts are good with a wide selection of cereals,... More 

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Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for one night while waiting for our cottage to become available and was a good choice. Check In was friendly and very easy and the ocean view room was clean and comfortable - nice view of the waterfront and ferry docks. Particularly enjoyed the strong shower with plenty of hot water. Ease of parking as well (although things... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely room and helpful staff at this hotel. Had a room overlooking the harbour. Large and clean comfortable room with great wifi. Ate a really roast dinner at the hotel's restaurant. Only one very minor complaint - the coffee is terrible. Switch to tea instead.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ayre Hotel was provided by the archaeology tour we were participating in. The management were friendly and most helpful and the staff were efficient and pleasant . Our room in the new wing was very comfortable and we enjoyed the harbour view. All our meals were in the hotel except lunches. A generous range of food was available for... More 

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mansfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a week at this hotel. The room was very nice. We had various meals in the restaurant and we enjoyed them all. The free wifi was extremely useful. All the staff were friendly and helpful.

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at the Ayre Hotel. The room at the front with a sea view had traffic noise with the window open, but was quiet with the window closed; the room facing the car park was very quiet. We enjoyed our dinners in the restaurant - the food was simple, wholesome and tasty, and service was excellent.... More 

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