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The Ayre Hotel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of The Ayre Hotel

The Ayre Hotel

3.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Ayre Road, \N, Kirkwall, Scotland, KW15 1QX

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSt. Magnus Cathedral6 min walk
  • Popular LocationOrkney Museum6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBishop's Palace9 min walk
  • AirportKirkwall (KOI)6 min drive

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About this area

Kirkwall

The Ayre Hotel is located in Kirkwall. Standing Stones of Stenness and Maes Howe are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Mainland and Scapa Beach.

What's nearby

  • Orkney Wireless Museum - 1 min walk
  • St. Magnus Cathedral - 6 min walk
  • Orkney Museum - 6 min walk
  • Earl's Palace - 9 min walk
  • Bishop's Palace - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Kirkwall (KOI) - 6 min drive

Restaurants

  • Buster's Diner - 2 min walk
  • The Bothy Bar - 3 min walk
  • The Shore - 3 min walk
  • The Auld Motor House Theme Bar - 3 min walk
  • The Shore Restaurant - 3 min walk

About this property

The Ayre Hotel

3-star hotel in Kirkwall with free parking
A restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area. All 51 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and TVs. Coffee makers and phones are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Ayre Hotel offers 51 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. This Kirkwall hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–9:30 AM: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 10 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Phone

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 10 for adults and GBP 10 for children (approximately)
  • A pet fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Ayre Hotel Kirkwall
Ayre Kirkwall
Ayre Hotel
The Ayre Hotel Hotel
The Ayre Hotel Kirkwall
The Ayre Hotel Hotel Kirkwall

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 12 out of 31 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 31 reviews
4 - Good 45%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 31 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 31 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 31 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location. Good food.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Quirky place in a great location and plenty of free parking. Staff were very friendly and helpful at all times of the day and night. Lift didn’t work so awkward getting suitcase up to top floor. 2 adults and 2 children were more than a little cramped in a family room with 1 double and 1 single bed but thats what we booked so can’t fault that!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Good location in Kirkwall and sea view room was a bonus.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Easy to find and welcoming. Odd that check out was at 10am, it wasn’t highlighted to us and we assumed 11am. Cleaner was banging on doors, but hotel staff ok at checkout that we left at 11am. Rooms ok, and friendly bar staff
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021