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Ayre Hotel
Top City Hotel

Ayre Rd, Kirkwall, KW15 1QX, United Kingdom
+44 185 687 3001


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Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
based on 283 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.8
  • 9.4
  • 4.8

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • New rooms
  • Modern Hotel
  • Friendly service


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    The hotel is situated overlooking Kirkwall Harbour, where the fishing fleet come and go and the ferries to the North Isles dock. Kirkwall is Orkney's Island principal town and the central point for exploring the island. The farthest distance from the hotel on the island is 30 km. Guest accommodation comprises 33 rooms. Services and facilities at the hotel include a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a TV room and a conference room. The hotel offers various facilities for guests with disabilities. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Each of the rooms is appointed with a bathroom. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included as standard. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi, contribute to a great stay. Amenities in the bathrooms include a shower. A hairdryer is also available. Copyright GIATA 2004 - 2016. The establishment offers a wide range of bookable catering options, with bed and breakfast and half board. Options include lunch.

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    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 283 reviews
    • 10.0 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.1 "Breakfast is good."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 192 reviews
    • 10.0 "Perfectly clean."
      10.0 "100% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
    • 9.3 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.4 "Rooms are great."
      9.1 "91% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.7 "77% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the bathroom."
      10.0 "100% said rooms were clean."
      8.2 "82% appreciated the modern rooms."
      8.6 "86% liked the big bathroom."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."

    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 22 reviews
    • 9.3 "World class service."
    • 8.4 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 67 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.3 "Food is delicious."
    • 7.9 "Nice rooms."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "New rooms"
    "Modern Hotel"
    "Friendly service"
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