Western House Hotel

Hotel

2 Craigie Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA8 0HA

     

    An award-winning 4 Star hotel is located on the grounds of Scotland's Premier Racecourse, Ayr Racecourse in Ayrshire, 5 minutes drive from Prestwick International Airport and with easy links by rail and road to Glasgow and Edinburgh city centre. The hotel, set in mature landscaped gardens, offers executive bedrooms and suites in the main house, and well appointed modern courtyard rooms.
    The Jockey Club Restaurant offers an excellent dining experience using a high quality local produce prepared by our executive head chef and his team.
    The hotel is an excellent venue for Meetings & Events and is the ideal base for both business and leisure guests. With free on site parking for over 250 cars and complimentary wifi.
    All rooms, whether it be in the Courtyard or the Main House, offer ensuite facilities, queen size bed, flat screen tv with built in freeview, cd/dvd player, cordless telephone, bathrobe & slippers, trouser press, hairdryer, coffee & tea making facilities, luxury toiletries, iron & ironing board and hot chocolate & homemade shortbread. DVD's are available on loan from Reception at no additional charge.
     
    Western House is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding areas with many shops and golf courses nearby. Burns Country, Culzean Castle, and the Isle of Arran are within easy travelling distance.
     
     
     
    Gradings
    4 Hotel
    Awards
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    2
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Double / Twin Rooms Courtyard (B&B)
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double / Twin Rooms Courtyard (Dinner B&B)
    £155.00 per room per night (dinner, bed & breakfast inc)

    Prices are based on 2 guests sharing. Children aged 0-2 stay in the room free of charge, children 3-11 stay in the room free of charge but are charged £4.95 per child per night for Breakfast. Children 12 years and over will be charged an additional £27.50 per person for room & breakfast will be charged.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accessibility

    • Facilities for assistance dogs
    • Some wet rooms available
    • The main entrance has level access

    Catering

    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available £7.50 per person per night if pre booked or £9.50 per person per night if taken on day.
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site Award winning Jockey Club Restaurant, Lounge Menu, House Menu & Room Service Menu available
    • Dairy Free Please advise the hotel prior to your arrival of your dietary requirements
    • Dinner Available Award winning Jockey Club Restaurant, Lounge Menu, House Menu & Room Service Menu available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free Please advise the hotel prior to your arrival of your dietary requirements
    • Halal Meals Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Kosher Meals Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available Award winning Jockey Club Restaurant, Lounge Menu, House Menu & Room Service Menu available
    • Nut Free Meals Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Organic Food Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant Award winning Jockey Club Restaurant, Lounge Menu, House Menu & Room Service Menu available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Snack Bar Award winning Jockey Club Restaurant, Lounge Menu, House Menu & Room Service Menu available
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Vegetarian Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.
    • Vegetarian Food Available Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals Any special dietry requirements must be requested at time of making reservation.

    Facilities

    • 24hr CCTV
    • Closed Circuit TV
    • Conference Facilities
    • Equipment Hire
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Hearing Loop Please advise the hotel prior to your arrival of your requirements
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • Mini Bar Only available in the executive Rooms located in the main house. Drink packages for your arrival can be arranged by contacting the hotel prior to arrival
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Porterage Complimentary Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Smoking Restricted Designated smoking areas for guests.

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • Garden
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • 24hr Help Link 24 hour reception desk
    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point Disabled Parking Bay
    • Airport Transport Supplied to Glasgow Prestwick Airport - one way = £10.50 per car
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking Valet Parking available on arrival at Hotel
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking Complimnetary Car Parking for residents
    • Public Parking Nearby

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • City Breaks
    • Hotel Breaks
    • Seasonal Breaks

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available complimentary travel cots are available complete with bedding
    • Highchair Available complimentary high chairs are available on request

    Domestic

    • Bath Ensuite
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available Iron & Ironing Boards are provided in each room.
    • Ironing Facilities Iron & Ironing Boards are provided in every room.
    • Laundry Facilities not on Complex
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Linen Provided
    • Log Fire
    • Lounge
    • Open Hearth Fire In Main Hotel Lounge
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Telephone
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • Trouser Press
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Languages Spoken

    • Polish spoken

    Location

    • Coastal Location
    • Town Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers Any special requirements must be requested at time of making reservation. Pillow Menus available
    • Business Travellers Complimentary WIFI , Car Parking & Newspaper
    • Children Welcome Children under the age of 12 stay free on a room only basis. Childrens breakfast will be charged as taken.
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens Two specially adapted Rooms available with wheelchair access and wet rooms
    • Dogs Welcome £15.00 per pet per night supplement. Pets are welcome to stay in the courtyard rooms and gardens, however are not permitted in the public areas of the hotel.
    • Families Family Rooms available on request
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed £15.00 per pet per night supplement. Pets are welcome to stay in the courtyard rooms and gardens, however are not permitted in the public areas of the hotel.
    • Pets Welcome £15.00 per pet per night supplement. Pets are welcome to stay in the courtyard rooms and gardens, however are not permitted in the public areas of the hotel.
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Wedding Services

    • Able to erect a marquee
    • Accommodation Available
    • Can use own suppliers
    • Civil Ceremony
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Luxury Venue
    • Reception Facilities
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Romantic Location
    • Wedding Packages Available

    Road Directions

    By road the upgraded M77 and A77 links Ayr with Glasgow which is only 35 miles away and Edinburgh is a 90 mile drive.

    Public Transport Directions

    Directions by Car

    M8 heading for Kilmarnock on to the M77 then follow the A77 Southbound and follow on to the Whitletts Roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Ayr ( North ) & Ayr Racecourse, pass the Racecourse on your Left Hand Side, take a Left at the next set of Traffic Lights onto Craigie Road, The Hotel is the 2nd exit on the Left hand side.   Directions by Train Take the AYR train from Glasgow Central Train Station. Taxis are available outside the Railway Station at Ayr and is approx 3 minute drive from WHH or 10-15 min walk.   Getting there by ferry:- Troon Port to Larne with P&O Ferries - 20 minute drive
    Cairnryan to Larne/Belfast - One hours drive

          A Taxi (holding 4 persons per car) will cost in the region of £55.00 per car from Glasgow Airport to Western House Hotel, Ayr.  

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 0
    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres from the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)
      • with a ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • Bathrooms with emergency call system available
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
      • fixed shower seats or shower chairs provided

    General Questions

    • Services for guests with visual impairments :
      • guest information in large print and/or braille
      • restaurant/bar menus/bar prices available in large print and/or braille
    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Services for guests with hearing impairments :
      • emergency call system with flashing lights (if fire alarm is activated)
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 1 Sep 2015 to 30 Nov 2015

    Autumn Break £139.00 per room per night (based on 2 guests sharing) inclusive of:

    • Overnight stay in a Courtyard Room
    • Full Scottish Breakfast
    • 3 Course Dinner in our Jockey Club Restaurant
    • Glass of House Wine with Dinner
    • Available  1st Sep 2015 to 30th Nov 2015 (dates and rates are subject to availability)

     

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