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The Ayre Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Worthing, England
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there for dinner on a Saturday evening after another hotel had closed their kitchen. They were busy, but that really is the only excuse. I told the waitress I was allergic to onions and peppers, my food arrived with a salad including both onions and peppers. The chips were awful, rubbery is the best description I can come...

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Thank worthingite
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this hotel is one of the best and cleanest hotel in orkney it also has a fantastic bar and restaurant the manager and staff just cant do enough for you also the rooms are the best are so cosy and clean if i did not come from Orkney and i was to visit Kirkwall this hotel would be my place...

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3Thank Tipper C
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just stayed at the Ayre for a few nights while on Orkney. It is difficult to find a place to stay but I would pass on this hotel. The hotel itself is in need of renovations, but the real issue is that this is the tour bus hotel. We had just checked in when two tour buses pulled in and...

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2Thank Maggie5698
Thurso, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here recently for a family gathering, we stayed with our 2 kids (4&8) Our room was a beautiful big room on the back of the hotel, 2 single begs were set up next to our kingsize. The room was spotlessly clean, the shower was amazing and the breakfast was delicious and plentiful. The only complaint we had was...

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5Thank Amy C
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of touring coach party for evening meal. The facilities were clean, and staff welcoming. Though the hotel was very busy ( good sign of local esteem) the service was quick and efficient. The young waitresses had a very good manner about them and were efficient and well organised. Food was good.

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6Thank 1949etwall
Mumbles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was spacious and clean and so was the bathroom although the shower control was broken and a bit fiddly. Food in the restaurant was excellent. Breakfast was buffet and good quality. Attached bar could have done with a few more tables and seating. Would stay here again.

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8Thank Nic H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location on the waterfront, next to the ferries and not far from the airport this is a perfect stop over location before and after travelling to the outer island. the service and staff were very professional and friendly. The meals in the restaurant and the drinks in the bar were very good. I certainly will stay again. Very clean...

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6Thank Craig B
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked three nights in April 2017. This was our first visit to the Orkney Islands, we drove up from Glasgow and ferried our rental car to St. Margaret Hope. The hotel was located in a perfect location, providing a nice view of the Harbor. The rooms were clean and well appointed. Parking was generous and easy. WiFi was included...

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7Thank Hattryck
Lerwick, Shetland
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

As a frequent business traveller to Orkney I've probably stayed at the hotel 20+ times over the past two years, usually for one night stays. It's a good reliable place, well located with lots of parking close to the town centre. Bar is ok, but not as popular as others nearby. Restaurant is reliable although the menu rarely changes. The...

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5Thank JayLerwick_Shetland
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Lovely hotel situated close to all the amenities of the town centre. The resteraunt was very good serving an excellent choice well present by pleasant and helpful staff. The room was situated on the first floor with a view of the harbour and was immaculately presented. Would highly recommend this hotel for your stay in Kirkwall

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4Thank Issy H

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about The Ayre Hotel

Address: Ayre Road, Kirkwall KW15 1QX, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Mainland > Kirkwall
Price Range: $217 - $293 (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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