Ayre Hotel - Kirkwall

Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Kirkwall, United Kingdom, KW15 1QX  show map
 3 stars
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Ayre Hotel - Kirkwall

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Overview

Situated near restaurants and bars, this comfortable hotel comprises 33 rooms next to Italian Chapel, Saint Magnus Cathedral and The Orkney Museum.

The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Kirkwall center. The property is 350 meters away from Orkney Wireless Museum and The Bishop's Palace.

Ayre Hotel can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Orkney Island airport.

Rooms

All classic guest rooms including Apartment and Twin Room come with modern facilities. They are fitted with modern bathrooms with a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests will enjoy local dishes served at the 24-hour restaurant.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of GBP 6 per person per night. 

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Kirkwall, United Kingdom, KW15 1QX

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City Center
  • Kirkwall
    100 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Helgi's (cuisine: British, Bar, Gastropub)
    170 m
  • Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
    170 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    33

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Rooms and availability

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Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
Size: 18m2
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  • Private bathroom
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Rooms are each equipped with a flat-screen TV, telephone and free tea and coffee. All have a private bathroom with a hairdryer, and ironing facilities available on request.

Room facilities
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    Apartment
    Size: 10m2
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    This self-catering apartment has a kitchen with oven and toaster, and en-suite shower room.

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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ayre Hotel - Kirkwall Kirkwall location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Kirkwall, United Kingdom, KW15 1QX

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kirkwall
        100 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Helgi's (cuisine: British, Bar, Gastropub)
        170 m
      • Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
        170 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        33

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKirkwallAyre Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Ayre Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 100 m

      Places of interest

      Museums

      Local Attractions

      • Italian Chapel - 4.1km
        Orkney
      • Orkney Fossil and Heritage Centre - 15.8km
        Burray, Burray Village
      • Mine Howe - 7.1km
        Tankerness

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • Saint Magnus Cathedral - 310 m
        Broad Street, Kirkwall
      • Orkney Wireless Museum - 340 m
        Kiln Corner, Junction Road, Kirkwall
      • The Orkney Museum - 300 m
        Broad Street, Kirkwall
      • The Bishop's Palace - 490 m
        Palace Rd., Kirkwall

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Helgi's - 170 m

        Address: 14, Harbour St
        Phone: 01856 879293

        74% likes this, based on 193 reviews
        Cuisine: British, Bar, Gastropub

      • Trenabies Bistro - 130 m

        Address: Albert Street

        71% likes this, based on 57 reviews
        Cuisine: British

      • Dil Se - 240 m

        Address: 7 Bridge Street
        Phone: 01856875242

        75% likes this, based on 94 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian
        Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 34

      • Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant - 170 m

        Address: Harbour Street
        Phone: 01856 872232

        70% likes this, based on 180 reviews
        Cuisine: Scottish

      • Busters Diner - 160 m

        Address: 1 Mounthoolie Place

        75% likes this, based on 46 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Fast Food

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        33

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKirkwallAyre Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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      Ayre Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ayre Hotel

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Cleanliness and helpfulness and friendliness of all staff

      • Family with children
        9.6

        Perfectly placed for the ferry and for eating out.

        All was good

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        Our room was lovely, very spacious and very nicely decorated, it had an extremely comfortable king size bed,free view flat screen telly and tea/coffee facilities. The view was great over the harbour, although weather was poor, which of course is not hotel's fault, just typical Scottish weather! The staff were more than helpful, there was a good choice on menu, we ate there each evening with no complaints. Lovely choice of breakfast was available. The only slight complaint is that we thought a 10am check out was a little bit on early side but after checking with the hotel we were able to extend at no cost another hour and half. We would definitely recommend this hotel, and would certainly stay there again.

        Slightly early check out, but was able to extend.

      • Single
        8.4

        Spacious modern and well equipped bedroom. On site restaurant.

        The food, though large portions, was lacking finesse and seemed pre packaged.

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        Welcoming and helpfull staff, great meals, would use again and recommend, thanks.

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        The friendliness of our reception. The overall standard and cleanliness of our accommodation. The service and range of choice in the restaurant.

      • Single
        9.6

        Every thing was first class

        A shower grab rail wound be a plus I am 87!

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. Very clean and comfortable rooms. A wide choice on both breakfast and dinner menu. Ample parking at front and back of the hotel. Central location with a good view of the harbour.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        Although limited number of floors, the elevator in the new building was great for sore knees. Woman/women friendly. (My partner would go there alone) Good fire doors. Great lights on sensors Excellent parking.

        Limited menu in restaurant. Breakfast room atmosphere needs work to make it more intimate. (Screens to subdivide?) Need new toaster!

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Well located and convenient

        Breakfast in characterless function room when there was an unused bar dining area that would have been much more in character.

      • Couple
        6.2

        Good location, clean and confortable room.

        Very very slow and poor wifi (sometime works, sometime doesn't), high price.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Location was great -- nice room - friendly staff - reasonable price. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

        Breakfast at the hotel was excellent, but dinner at the hotel restaurant was a disappointment. It had been reviewed as one of the best in Kirkwall. Food was adequate, service was extremely slow.

      • Couple
        9.4

        The staff was friendlyand helpful, the room was comfortable and quiet and breakfast was great.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        Helpful staff, Good level of cleanliness, Newly refurbished rooms, Friendly all round. Good food and value for money. Would recommend and likely to stay again.

      • Single
        8.2

        Friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable room. The breakfast, especially the mixed grill was very good.

        The menu and food in the bar could be improved. It was a bit old fashioned.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Ayre Hotel - Kirkwall Kirkwall location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Kirkwall, United Kingdom, KW15 1QX

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Kirkwall
        100 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Helgi's (cuisine: British, Bar, Gastropub)
        170 m
      • Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant (cuisine: Scottish)
        170 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        33

      Hotel Awards

      UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedKirkwallAyre Hotel

      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
      Best 3 Star Hotels in United Kingdom

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