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The Chestnuts Hotel

#4 of 19 Hotels in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence
Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a most happy contrast to a rather less praiseworthy occasion we were at two weeks ago in another old established Ayr hotel where pleasant service did not redeem some aspects of the meal. Here in the Chestnuts we were warmly greeted,, placed at table and served by pleasant staff who presented us with attractive menus. The starters were... More 

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Thank Suntravellers65
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and good value, especially the 'early bird' menu. We have enjoyed our meals at the hotel while we have been in Ayr. Highly recommend a visit. Staff are very friendly and the beer garden is a must whenever the sun shines in Scotland! Great selection of whisky too.

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner/manager and the staff of the Chestnuts are extremely welcoming and ensure a happy and relaxed atmosphere that is the backbone of any good night out. 11 of us had a drink in the bar for an hour after a day out at the Scottish Game Fair(2 hours away). The service was very friendly and efficient and several of... More 

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Thank Annesquirrel
South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic as usual. The food and service is first class. The staff are lovely and very nice. The hotel is beautiful and situated by the sea. Within walking distance of the town centre. Situated next to the local golf course too

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Thank catf1997
Helensburgh, West of Scotland
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this hotel and restaurant on Trip advisor. Over 250 reviews and very positive. It was also near the UWS university campus so was an ideal spot for our post graduation lunch. We were pleasantly delighted with the lovely friendly and welcoming service and the delicious and extensive menu on offer. The food was excellent, tasty and not too... More 

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Wakefield
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed on a Saturday night on a week's tour of Scotland. Very easy to find and good private parking in a quiet residential street. Pleasant check in but not shown to our room as it was very busy at 5pm. We were offered help with our bags though. The room had been recently refurbished although the bathroom had not.... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the girlfriend for her birthday. The Chestnuts has always been a special place for me as it was a family favourite when I was younger. I had my very first steak there too. Of course I had the steak again this time and I was not disappointed. It was quite possibly the best steak I have ever had!

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Thank Neil P
Ayr, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beer garden. Food is lovely. Service is fantastic, one of the best in Ayr. Really great variety on the menu. Wide selection of light lunches which allows the adding of "mini" side orders. Would definitely recommend for a variety of groups.

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Thank strawberry11999
Northwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This cute olde worlde place has a surprisingly good menu. The food is great and very reasonable prices. It's a quiet place to eat with no blaring music like alot of places have. The beer garden is lovely and the staff friendly and helpful. I will return!

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Adelaide, Australia
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78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed all aspects of our stay. The service was faultless -friendly yet efficient. Restaurant meals were all fantastic and breakfast very good. We enjoyed the beer garden on a couple of nights. Room was very spacious and comfortable. Block out curtains on the very large windows were much appreciated due to the late sunset we are not used too.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely family run hotel with 14 en-suite rooms. Freeview / tea & coffee making facilities. Open from 10am serving coffees and Home Baking till 11.30Am...Lunches from 12-4.30Pm, Suppers from 5-9pm. Superb home-cooked food served in the Bar, Restaurant and Beer Garden. BT Sports in the Bar. Selection of Real Ales and Malt Whiskies. Walking distance from Beach, Town Centre, Parks and Golf courses. In the Heart of Burns' Country. Special Rates for Golf Parties. Selection of Supper dishes at a Special rate of £7.95 Between 5pm and 6.30Pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chestnuts Hotel

Address: Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Chestnuts Hotel Ayr
The Chestnuts Hotel Ayr, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ayr
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ayr
#6 Business Hotel in Ayr
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