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The Chestnuts Hotel

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#4 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Bar full of snooty old people. Avoid if you want somewhere friendly to drink. Manager attitude... 'there are people who want to eat so don't think about sitting down' Not a great welcome. Defiantly not what you want from the bar two doors along.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had another wonderful meal at the Chestnuts. This really is a great place to eat. Staff are very attentive and there is always a good atmosphere. It is a well balanced menu with something for everyone.

Thank CaravanLady123
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This property ticks all the boxes. Smooth check-in, warm and friendly service in the cozy bar and tasty food in the well priced restaurant. Only small negative is that the wifi needs to be improved throughout. The rooms are beautifully appointed and if visiting Ayrshire, we would definitely stay here again.

Thank NM4124
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here a few weeks back when my son and I where attending an event in Ayr. We were made to feel welcome from every member of staff. The room was absolutely fine and very clean. Didn't have a meal here, but by the look of things the restaurant was busy which is always a good sign. The bar offered...

Thank Rayzie01
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Have been to the Chestnuts Hotel a number of times and we are never disappointed. Grant and staff make us so welcome and look after our party in the bar and restaurant. The rooms are lovely decorated and very comfortable. Well worth visiting!

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Go often never disappointed. Super menu plenty choice. Great wine....... Staff are all very pleasant friendly & are a credit to the hotel........you can sit in the bar area for a lively atmosphere or the dining room for more privacy they also can accommodate small private parties. It's an all round place to suit all tastes & preferences.....

Thank FionaRoberto
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I ate the Christmas meal at this restaurant and I have to say I was disappointed. I haven't really been in much of late and, whilst the place is often busy, the food hasn't really changed much and was a bit disappointing. The selection of starters was limited, I had mushrooms with cheese, my wife had prawns with no sauce....

1Thank neville r
Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal lovely staff and great service. Grant and his staff never let us down. Thank you Alison for a lovely evening. The Hotel was very busy but you still made us feel well looked after and found time to make us laugh. Well fone

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a beautiful meal here last night to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was our first visit and we weren't disappointed. The service was excellent and the staff attentive. We both got the creamy mushrooms to start which were very tasty. For mains, we got the chicken with pink peppercorn and brandy sauce off the early...

Thank Sandancer77
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have eaten here with family on a number of occasions and always found a varied menu and excellently prepared dishes. The settings are great as is the service you receive. The Cullen Skink and Steaks are recommended. There is also a great bar with a fine range of whisky and beers. There is a good beer garden too for...

Thank Tom M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • 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: 52 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2UZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Chestnuts Hotel Ayr
The Chestnuts Hotel Ayr, Ayrshire
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Ayr
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ayr
#6 Business Hotel in Ayr
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“All the rooms I have stayed in have been very comfortable, even the single rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisiG2013, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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“All rooms I've stayed in have been fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 302lyndal, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book a table in advance and in middle of room.”
 of 5 bubbles Suntravellers65, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Didn't stay!”
 of 5 bubbles RogerBrownfamily, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
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