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The Ayre Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We and 4 friends are traveling through Scotland and spent 3 nights at the Ayre Hotel. Very nice rooms, clean and comfortable. Dinner specials very good and breakfast included. Owner very accommodating and pleasant.

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2 Thank Pollyanna50
dundee scotland
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Agree with other reviewers. My wife and i very much enjoyed our two night stay at this centrally located hotel. The room was modern, clean with an excellent bathroom shower, large bed, free fast, wifi and coffee and tea making facilities. The quality of the breakfast food was very good, with many of the ingredients being supplied by a local... More 

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3 Thank edm0n
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room (double for single-occupancy sea-view) was excellent with a good view over the harbour. Breakfast was more than adequate and dinner excellent (I elected to eat at the hotel on all three nights of my stay.) The bar was fine and the locals very friendly as, without exception, were the staff. Nothing was too much bother. I would happily... More 

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4 Thank LeslieMcDonnell
Sale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for four nights, as part of a group of 30 bikers. The staff were very welcoming and very helpful. The only problem, as a sassenach, was trying to understand what they were saying. The Orkney accent is not at all like the rest of Scotland! Our room, in the adjoining annexe, was spacious, well appointed, clean and... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were here for three nights. Our room was nice clean large modern simple. A large bed. Coffeemaker in the room. The location is right across the harbor, next to the center of the city, many restaurants and bars nearby. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast room is large, we were there at times when it was quite... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night whilst in the area for business. The hotel is ideally located in the town of Kirkwall, handy for the ferries and accessing local restaurants, bars and shops. Good size room, plenty of hanging space, had a great view out to the sea and an excellent shower. The bar at the hotel has a wide... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The apartment we stayed in was excellent. It was very well appointed with everything required for our stay. They are almost brand new and everything inside was very modern, we were really impressed. The apartments have a great kitchen if you fancy a night in. It is ideally located for exploring Orkney and there is plenty of parking if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we went out for dinner tonight, and decided on the ayre as we had been also year and it was good, this year was no different, they were very busy when we phoned to book but they managed to fit us in, we had a table in the lovely conservatory part that had lovely views over Kirkwall Bay, I... More 

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10 Thank neilybhoy1967
Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cosy clean hotel where you can be sure of a warm welcome nice rooms with comfy beds , two bars available for use and a dining room for breakfast and evening meals if required situated right on the sea front

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited this hotel in June last year; I was so impressed that I vowed to return with friends. In June this year I took 20 people with me and they all loved this hotel. It is maintained in a pristine condition, the bedrooms are well furnished, it is comfortable and quiet (despite being on the quayside road) and... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Ayre Hotel

Address: Ayre Road, Kirkwall KW15 1QX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $141 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ayre Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Ayre Hotel Kirkwall
The Ayre Hotel Kirkwall, Orkney Islands
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#1 Business Hotel in Kirkwall
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kirkwall
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