As well as both the Ayrshire and Galloway Hotel and the Meridian, the hotel offers the facilities of Caprice Ayr and Caprice Prestwick. Caprice Ayr has a long and well established reputation within the population of Ayr and surrounding areas, and is fashioned as an Art Deco style continental brasserie. The brasserie has proved popular with tourists (Prestwick International Airport is only 5 minutes away) and locals alike.
All rooms are en suite. Please see individual room details for a complete list of facilities on offer.
Guests can enjoy traditional fare in the Badge Bistro or opt for something a bit special from the Meridian Cafe Bar, which is a part of the hotel and which is situated right next door. The head chef, Chris Allen is a young and enthusiastic chef who uses the best products to produce wonderful traditional food with flair. Guests can also enjoy Chris' cooking in the Meridian Cafe Bar, where he brings a touch of the Mediterranean to the Ayrshire coast. Renowned for its excellent 14-inch stone-baked pizzas, mouth-watering pasta dishes, delicious steaks, special dishes, meals for 2 to share, and friendly, efficient staff, the Meridian is undoubtedly the place to eat, drink and watch the world go by. The wine list for the Badge Bistro is compact, but fine wines have been specially chosen to accompany the traditional fare. The Meridian's wine list is extensive, with wines from all over the wine-growing world specifically chosen to accompany the style of the menu. Reserving a table in either restaurant is advised as they do become busy, especially at the weekend.
Ayr Racecourse is only 11 minutes away by car or that little bit longer if you decide to walk. You cannot beat the hotel for its up to date information and coverage of the racing at Ayr Racecourse. Transport to and from the racecourse can be arranged, from luxury chauffeur driven packages to minibus transport. Ayrshire has three fantastic salmon rivers: the Stinchar, the Doon and of course Ayr, all of which are easily accessible from the Ayrshire and Galloway Hotel. There are adequate trout fishing facilities on both river and loch. Fly fisheries are easily reached. These are normally stocked with Steelheads, Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout. Fishing on the Doon and all your fishing holiday can be arranged by the team at the hotel. Hotel staff can organise your golfing arrangements. The hotel is ideally situated for the 2009 Golf Open Championship held at Turnberry. History and heritage loom large with a list including the very splendid Culzean Castle, nearby Dundonald Castle and other country parks and castles at Kelburn and Dean. For the Burns enthusiast or even just the casual visitor, a trip to the Burns National Heritage Park is a must. You can enjoy the audio-visual interpretation of Tam O'Shanter Experience before strolling along the road to visit Burns Cottage.
By Air Glasgow Prestwick Airport is only 11 minutes away. By Public Transport Rail and bus links from Glasgow, Edinburgh and further afield are also close by. By Car From Glasgow: - The hotel is approximately 40 minutes from Glasgow via the new M77 motorway.
Standing proudly within Ayr town centre, this hotel with free car parking and Wi-Fi is the place to stay whether on business or pleasure. Comfortably furnished and well-appointed, the Ayrshire and Galloway Hotel offers affordable rates, and nothing is overlooked. Guests can enjoy traditional fare in the Badge Bistro or opt for something with a Mediterranean twist from the Meridian Cafe Bar situated right next door. Enjoy a walk along the promenade, discover 'Rabbie Burn' country, horse racing, golf or just enjoy the pastimes in the surrounding areas. On the ground floor you will find the reception, the bistro and the Shire Bar. The Shire Bar is a warm, welcoming place where you can enjoy a hearty dram in front of an open fire.
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