The Ayre Hotel

Address: Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Mainland, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1QX, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Ayre Road, Kirkwall, is near Saint Magnus Cathedral, The Orkney Museum, Highland Park Distillery, and The Earl's Palace.
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Non-smoking hotel
          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Free parking


          • Meeting rooms/conference facilities
          • Room service

          TripAdvisor Reviews The Ayre Hotel Kirkwall

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Kirkwall

          Orkneyinga, OrkneyinGone

          A travel blog entry by schwinks on Aug 28, 2015

          ... fit in the back just perfectly and we took a short drive to the west half of the main island to a two-shop town called Dounby. We stayed at the Smithfield Inn/B&B which was also a cafe, bar, and restaurant. The room was decent, and homey, although the shower was awful. The bed was nice, and that's the main thing, I think. Since it was still early afternoon we decided to go find a place for a quick lunch and try to see some sights. We drove ...

          Tea and scones at a Scottish castle

          A travel blog entry by eanselm on Jul 08, 2015

          11 photos

          ... from Rochester. Dinner this night was in Animator's Pallet with the enjoyable animation show that incorporates characters drawn by the diners at the beginning of dinner. It was an entertaining, and pretty decent lobster dinner. When we returned to the room we knew we needed to start thinking about packing. It was hard to believe we were down to one cruise day left on our trip. I think we were all about ready to be on land ...

          Whirl Wind February

          A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Mar 08, 2015

          15 photos

          ... Most of my costs have come from applying for my council tax, TV licence ( .. yes you need a licence to watch TV... i know, it came as a shock to me too!) and my first big grocery shop. Lets just say I now have a notebook and I am keeping track of all my purchase and direct debits in order to make sure I am balancing my budget at the end of every month. I can hopefully still save money and when I am ready to travel some  more I'll be able to afford to do so. mmmm I ...

          Shorter days mean bigger decisions

          A travel blog entry by kendra.towns on Nov 04, 2014

          1 comment, 8 photos

          ... Adam and Rose actually got marrie back in July in Ottawa, with the rest of my family in attendance. They wanted to have a quiet wedding but also wanted to celebrate their union with their friends and family here, so they organized a reception party. It is always fun when the Firth clan get together to celebrate a wedding. Lots of drinks, laughs and dancing. I love the fact that they have traditional danced here that everyone knows. I only know one ...

          Scenery and wildlife tour

          A travel blog entry by seacastle on May 14, 2014

          2 comments, 92 photos

          ... farms. Went then to Scapa Flow and got a better view and story of the Churchill Barriers and the Blockships sunk in the openings to the Flow. The Barriers also connect the other three little islands to the mainland. After another short visit to the Italian Chapel, we went on ...