We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Chestnuts Hotel

#4 of 18 Hotels in Ayr
Certificate of Excellence
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Ayr
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Show Prices
Management photos
The Chestnuts Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

319 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
There are newer reviews for The Chestnuts Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 317: English reviews
Kilwinning, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had booked a table for 12 people to celebrate our daughter's 30th birthday. The menu had a very large choice. There was plenty to choose from. The service was very quick and staff were very attentive. The food was amazing. Very tasty and very well presented. The staff were all very nice and friendly who all appeared very happy...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Angela R
edinburgh
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stayed at the Chestnuts on Saturday night after spending Friday night at the Savoy Park as part of a Wedding Party. The room at the Chestnuts differed from many I have stayed in as the ensuite wasn't just a box, built in to the existing room. We had dinner in the bar and the food was great. The hotel has...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank brian2501
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I went with my son for a lunch at the restaurant reading how good the reviews were but was not allowed to enter because my son was wearing football shoes. The lady at front said that her boss apparently does not allow to enter with football shoes. It is the most absurd excuse I have heard. He is only 9...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Arun R
Sheffield, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We visited this venue on our recent trip through the UK and what a wonderful experience. The building itself is a grand period mansion and the interior design and decor enhance the impression of a time of style and luxury. The staff are welcoming and professional while remaining friendly and conversational. They have a fine range of local and international...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank roydavidjones
Ayr, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We often go to The Chestnuts Hotel for lunch, good food, good service & surrounding areas are nice, comfortable & friendly! Also reasonable priced & good selection of food to order from menu, you also can order small portion which is good. At weekends You're better booking a table as it's busy, you can choose the bar to eat or...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kim H
Portstewart, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed here for three nights and couldn't have asked for better. The room was spotless and lovely, Breakfast was superb. Food was excellent and all the staff and management were welcoming and friendly. We look forward to returning, highly recommend a visit.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank KimGillan
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This was a most happy contrast to a rather less praiseworthy occasion we were at two weeks ago in another old established Ayr hotel where pleasant service did not redeem some aspects of the meal. Here in the Chestnuts we were warmly greeted,, placed at table and served by pleasant staff who presented us with attractive menus. The starters were...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Farnorwest
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and good value, especially the 'early bird' menu. We have enjoyed our meals at the hotel while we have been in Ayr. Highly recommend a visit. Staff are very friendly and the beer garden is a must whenever the sun shines in Scotland! Great selection of whisky too.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gfwatson
Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The owner/manager and the staff of the Chestnuts are extremely welcoming and ensure a happy and relaxed atmosphere that is the backbone of any good night out. 11 of us had a drink in the bar for an hour after a day out at the Scottish Game Fair(2 hours away). The service was very friendly and efficient and several of...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Annesquirrel
South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic as usual. The food and service is first class. The staff are lovely and very nice. The hotel is beautiful and situated by the sea. Within walking distance of the town centre. Situated next to the local golf course too

 Report
Helpful?
Thank catf1997

54 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (38)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (23)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (16)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (11)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Ayr hotels
2.4 km away
Western House Hotel
0.7 km away
Savoy Park Hotel
Savoy Park Hotel
#1 of 18 in Ayr
845 reviews
0.9 km away
Fairfield House Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.7 km away
Carrick Lodge Hotel
1.5 km away
Horizon Hotel
Horizon Hotel
#7 of 18 in Ayr
458 reviews
1.2 km away
Mercure Ayr Hotel
Mercure Ayr Hotel
#14 of 18 in Ayr
649 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Chestnuts Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“We loved Room 6”
gingerfoxesmum, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room 6 & room 3 are graet”
gilmac61, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms I have stayed in have been very comfortable, even the single rooms.”
ChrisiG2013, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No lift and a lot of stairs to some rooms”
239grans, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms I've stayed in have been fine.”
302lyndal, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
5 of 5