This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities and a TV in a common area are on-site. 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)
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.
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
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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
Room service available
Coffee/tea in a common area
Front desk (limited hours)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
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.
Staffed front desk
Pets are allowed for an extra charge
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Payment types at the property
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
The Ayre Hotel Hotel
The Ayre Hotel Kirkwall
The Ayre Hotel Hotel Kirkwall
Frequently asked questions
Yes, The Ayre Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Ayre Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 28 Jul 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ayre Hotel on 18 Aug 2021 start from £125, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Situated in Kirkwall, this hotel is steps away from Mainland and Orkney Wireless Museum. St. Magnus Cathedral and Orkney Museum are also within 10 minutes.
Overall score and ratings
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The hotel experience was not easy - the interpretation of the COVID rules meant we did not feel particularly welcome - there seemed to be communication issues between expedia and the hotel about was included in the charges and this led to issues that were resolved by the receptionist but it would have been better if that had not happened.