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Carrick Lodge Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   46 Carrick Road, Ayr KA7 2RE, Scotland   |  
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Ranked #4 of 20 Hotels in Ayr
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“p d dempsey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

came across the hotel with family lookingfor lunch we were staying at sundrum castle for the easter weekend lunch on saturday was excellent booked sunday dinner could not fault it excellent service the nicessed meal ever tasted anytime we go to ayr this will be our first stop

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

Went there on Easter Sunday with my husband and sister-in law,(who lives in Ayr). We have been before and the menu was just as delicious as then. The staff are very friendly (and no loitering.) the food should suit everybody(unless they are very fussy). Children are catered for too. We will probably be back again in future.

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stayed for one night while visiting family. Nice room with tea/coffee making facilities. Iron and ironing board in cupboard in room.
Staff welcoming and helpful, didn't eat in restaurant we only had breakfast which was usual full english and other choices, no vegetarian cooked choices unless you eat eggs but there was porridge, cereal etc . Very pleasant lady takes your order.

Very nice bathroom with shower but it was freezing, only small towel rail for heating and single glazing which was draughty. Bedroom was warm in comparison.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Scotland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Top quality for a dinner with the wife. Obviously a very telented chef. he bill didn't break the bank either. The staff were excellent and explained how every dish on the menue was both cooked and presented. One of the top eateries in Ayr. Highly recommended. We'll be making this one of the restaurants on our regular circuit.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Went here for lunch with 2 friends. Been to their sister restaurant the Blair in Auchentiber and knew they had a gluten free menu, so didn't have to phone ahead.

The meal was fantastic, simple things like having gluten free rolls to go with the soup and not going without bread to dip are nice touches that make the Carrick Lodge and The Blair a great dining experience. The carrot and coriander soup is the best soup I have ever tasted and it got 9/10 from my friend who also ordered it. The Cullen Skink ordered by my other friend was "the best" he was ever tasted and he's a Cullen Skink expert!

For the main course I had the gluten free winter lamb stew with root veg and mash......simply delicious. My friends both ordered panini's and fries and both enjoyed them although one friend did comment she never saw the stew on the "normal menu" or she would have opted for it because it looked fantastic.

Best meal I have had in a long time and very reasonable priced. Marked down as good not excellent, as the waiter did not bring back the change when we paid the bill and obviously "assumed" it was a tip which I thought was a bit cheeky.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Great Cumbrae, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for a famaly party in ayr. The hotel was £5 in a taxi away from the centre of town! We got a fantastic reception from the staff who were all very friendly. We stayed in the ailsa Craig room it was very nice great shower and lots of storage space! The breakfast was good as well.

So I bet you are wondering after all that good stuff why it only gets 3/5 well it is the worst sleep I have EVER had! The bed room was a good size so why put a small bed In and I think the mattress was done!

This would have been a 5star stay if only the beds were better!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Stopped overnight at this lovely small hotel. Very clean, and tastefully decorated. Good comfortable beds and attention to detail in good quality provisions.

We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the restaurant food, which was excellent. The wine too was very good.

Staff were extremely helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Carrick Lodge Hotel

Address: 46 Carrick Road, Ayr KA7 2RE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Ayr
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ayr
#5 Business Hotel in Ayr
#8 Family Hotel in Ayr
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Carrick Lodge Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
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