Welcome to The Ayre Hotel

The Ayre Hotel is one of Orkney's finest hotels and is situated in the principal town of Kirkwall. We aim to provide a friendly & professional service to make your stay in Orkney as comfortable & enjoyable as possible.
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Facilities within the rooms:

  • En-suite with bath/shower or walk in shower
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Flat screen TV with Freeview
  • Restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Heated towel rail
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Comfortable chair
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Room service
  • Iron & Ironing board on request
  • Supplemental option of booking a sea-view room
  • Disabled access to all areas

Our New Self-catering Apartments

Our newly developed annexe houses 6 one-bedroom apartments and 3 two-bedroom apartments, all with a spacious layout and high quality furnishings. There is a dedicated car park for guests and free Wi-Fi in all accommodation.


  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Flat Screen TVs with Freeview
  • 1 Bedroom Apartments – King Size Bed
  • 2 Bedroom Apartments – King Size Bed & Superking Bed/Twin Beds
  • 1 Bathroom/Shower Room to Each Apartment
  • Ground floor apartment with accessible wet room available
And Much More

Private & Corporate Functions With Outstanding Service

The Ayre Hotel has a range of facilities for meetings, private dinners and conferences. Our new purpose-built meeting rooms are well equipped to suit a wide range of functions.

  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • Private Parties
And Much More

Take a look at our current restaurant menus

Ayre Hotel Bar

Come and unwind in our traditional bar, complete with pool table and a wide selection of local beers, wines and spirits.

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+44 (0) 1856 873001

The Ayre Hotel

Ayre Road, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1QX