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The Chestnuts Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our mum here for mothers day, when we call up to book as it was such a busy weekend they told us we would be served in the bar area. However do not let this put this off if you ever book here - the bar area is stunning also and has such a lovely atmosphere. The service...

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Eastchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went for dinner at the Chestnuts Hotel whilst visiting family in Scotland. Its actually the third time I've been and as always the food and service wad first class. The new waiter Jack was very polite and helpful. Looking forward to my next visit.

1Thank Muppet0277
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had fantastic night at chestnut hotel. Staff very attentive, Afternoon spent in bar watching rugby, fantastic homely atmosphere and free pies at half time. Superb evening meal in dining room, Room very spacious and very clean/tidy. comfortable bed. Breakfast definately set us up for the day. Great location, enjoyed walks around alloway and the seafront. Big thanks to all staff...

2Thank Diane G
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been several times before and visited again yesterday (25/2/17) for lunch. The service was, as usual excellent, the menu with small changes was also very good and we didn't have to wait an exceptional time to be served - unlike some others places we have been to. I would recommend the Lasagne and for the dessert, everyone should...

Thank Peter R
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We ate Sunday Lunch with a large group of family members to celebrate an 80th birthday. We all had a great time, the food and service was excellent and the staff very friendly. Would highly recommend.

1Thank Steve B
Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place for a light lunch Very extensive menu Caters for families too Great variety for vegetarians Staff extremely helpful Prompt service We visited for a family lunch Lovely atmosphere Definitely my new favourite place in Ayr

2Thank River P
Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights here whilst visiting a sick relative, as I have before. The Chestnuts has a lovely homely atmosphere and excellent friendly staff. My single room was small, but adequate. I had a drink and dined in the bar alone on the first evening and was very well looked after. I chose Cullen Skink followed by Haggis 'Pie'...

1Thank Gourmandsouth
Livingston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Yet another great stay at The Chestnuts We had our wedding here in September & we cant praise the staff and management highly enough Super food great price in a warm comfy bar / resteraunt 5 mins from the beach great walk along the front 20/25 mins walk from town center

1Thank gilmac61
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I stayed 2 nights on business, had a single room with a single bed, a bit squeezy but the place is old. Very clean and comfortable, nice meals, reasonably priced, open fireplaces, helpful staff. Great collection of scotch water jugs. Parking. I'd stay again but in a bigger room.

1Thank piried1954
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via 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.

2Thank Chris C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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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“room 6 & room 3 are graet”
 of 5 bubbles gilmac61, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms I have stayed in have been very comfortable, even the single rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisiG2013, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No lift and a lot of stairs to some rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 239grans, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“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
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