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“A hidden gem in the heart of Ayrshire” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Enterkine House Hotel
Ranked #11 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A hidden gem in the heart of Ayrshire”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

This was our second visit, the first being our wedding reception. Clear why we chose here........beautiful, intimate, friendly, personal service that is genuine. I cant use words to describe, it is a must visit. Great memories backed up by the best meal we have ever had. OUTSTANDING, exquisite food , fabulous quality. Paul Moffat is a genius . Do not miss the opportunity toexperience this jewel

Stayed February 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Hamilton, Scotland
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82 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Had a one night stay on a Groupon deal. This is a small country house Hotel with 6 bedrooms in the main house and an annex some distance away which has 7 bedrooms. We stayed in the main house in the Margaruitte Suite - large bedroom with king size bed and tea and coffee facilities, a large bathroom with old fashioned bath and a separate power shower cabinet. There was also a lounge in the suite, with a settee and flat screen TV.

A pleasant welcome and cream tea on arrival and superb dinner with food that must rank with the best in Scotland, tastefully served by attentive staff. Coffee at open log fire was a nice touch, served with homemade shortbread. Breakfast was a treat, looking out over the valley of the River Ayr. The hotel is under the flight path for Prestwick Airport, but the Airport now has so few flights that what few planes flew over were barely noticeable.

The Hotel is a hidden gem and the whole experience exceeded my expectations.

Room Tip: Upgrade to a room in the main house, it is well worth the extra.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Glasgow, Scotland
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

We went to Enterkine last week, after receiving a voucher for Christmas. We upgraded to the Woodland Lodge and I'm so glad we did. The website pictures do not do it justice. The lodge was absolutely beautiful, it's situated across from the hotel and is a haven of luxury!
The dinner , which was included, was fantastic. The Goats cheese soufflé was to die for, the menu was innovative and we enjoyed every course.
After dinner we sat in front the the fire and enjoyed some drinks with other guests. We will definitely return to Enterkine, we had a lovely night and being so near to Glasgow It's great for a night away without travelling far. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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glasgow
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75 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed one night in January purchased as a groupon deal.

We were showwn to the Enterkine View room which was huge with a massive balcony.

Included in the deal was cream tea and dinner, cream tea was excellent in front of the fire. Dinner was extremely good, only niggle was having to pay extra for extra courses and extra for beef but was worth it. The food although very Masterchef style was outstanding.

The hotel does suffer from planes going overhead but that added to the excitement of sitting on the balcony watching them come into land.

Breakfast in the morning was nice with only one gripe - the sausage tasted quite cheap - and why not lorne sausage it's supposed to be a scottish breakfast!

We loved it, staff were friendly without being over fussy and it was a lovely night away. We will be back!

Room Tip: Ask for the Enterkine View Room, you won't regret it especially on a hot summer night!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank katrb
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Scotland
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130 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

This was the second time we have spent the night here. Both times we paid to upgrade to a room in the main house. Both rooms were large and nicely appointed. The staff were friendly and very attentive without being intrusive. The evening meal was delicious and was rounded off with coffee by the open fire. We will definitely be back,

Room Tip: An upgrade to the main house is definitely worth it to make your stay extra special.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank The_Bear_Brigade
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scotland
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Recently had a lovely night via group on break staff very attentive. And extremely helpful . Had a lovely room with a superb view sadly weather was against this view as it rained and rained what a pity.i would advise upgrade to the hotel it was well worth the extra.it was a pleasure to be be in a lovely hotel with amazing surroundings.enjoy the atmosphere of the area and on your way out buy some eggs and put your money in the honesty box either duck eggs or others excellent..

Room Tip: Choose a room in the hotel
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank robb 1942
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

My Fiancee and I spent the night in the woodland lodge and loved it. Its quiet and secluded but only a minutes walk from the front door of the hotel. Great service from all the staff and the dinner in the restaurant was outstanding. Following a peaceful and very comfortables nights sleep we enjoyed a lovely cooked breakfast in the restaurant. We had to complete our stay by giving a home to an Enterkine bear. Would recommend staying here to anyone.

Room Tip: Go for the lodge for a romantic retreat
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Enterkine House Hotel

Property: Enterkine House Hotel
Address: Annbank, Ayr KA6 5AL, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Ayr
#7 Business Hotel in Ayr
#9 Family Hotel in Ayr
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Enterkine House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enterkine House is a privately owned house situated amongst 350 acres of woodland estate. Choice of main house bedrooms and smaller cottage style Kirk House rooms are available for guests. Food is created by Head Chef Paul Moffat. Offering a gourmet menu and lounge menu. ... more   less 
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