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Western House Hotel in Ayr

Craigie Road, Ayr, KA80HA, UK
Western House Hotel in Ayr Western House Hotel in Ayr 01292 294990 Craigie Road Ayr
90 out of 100% 197 votes


Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

A beautifully restored hotel from one of Ayr's most iconic buildings. Luxurious but yet informal, within the grounds of the racecourse.

Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Lift
  • Walk-in Showers
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Public Transport Nearby

Number of Bedrooms: 49

Parking Spaces: 100

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Western House Hotel in Ayr was built in 1920, within the grounds of Ayr Racecourse, the top racecourse in Scotland; it was formerly the home of the Clerk of the Course before becoming the headquarters of the Western Meeting Club. In 2003 the Racecourse was taken over and in the following years Western House was restored and refurbished to one of Ayrshire's most highly regarded hotels.

Set in beautiful gardens that include stunning water features Western House Hotel is ideal for anyone who is looking for hotel accommodation in Ayr. This historic and elegant hotel is the perfect place to spend a luxury break.
The Western House Hotel is situated close to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport, Robert Burns Cottage and a string of championship golf courses including Royal Troon, Prestwick, Turnberry and Dundonald.

With a choice of 49 Executive Suites and Classic Bedrooms the Western House offers luxury four-star accommodation for short breaks in Ayr.

The Jockey Club Restaurant in Western House is one of the top restaurants in Ayrshire and has been awarded two AA rosettes. The Jockey Club offers full and varied lunch and dinner menus with locally sourced produce prepared by Executive Chef Donald McInnes.

The Western House Hotel in Ayr offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year.



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Ground Floor Rooms
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Walk In Showers

The Western House hotel has 49 en suite bedrooms - 10 executive bedrooms within the main hotel building and 39 courtyard rooms located in separate buildings close to the main house, all rooms tastefully decorated and fitted with modern appliances.

The Courtyard bedrooms provide luxury accommodation in Ayr for the modern day businessman or for those who enjoy pampering themselves with a break in the heart of Burns Country.

All rooms come with en suite facilities and television and have high-speed broadband connection.

For luxury accommodation in Ayr look no further than the sumptuous bedrooms in Western House Hotel. There are 10 individually designed master bedrooms in the main house offering accommodation of the very highest standard.

Four-star luxury doesn't even begin to describe these elegant rooms, which offer unique decor and combine opulence of a bygone age with the modern appliances of the 21st century. Many offer stunning views over the lavish hotel gardens and onto Ayr Racecourse, the premier racecourse in Scotland. These rooms transport guests back in time while keeping them in touch with modern technology. A truly wonderful experience.

Bar & Restaurant

Open to non residents for lunch and dinner the Jockey Club Restaurant at Western House Hotel offers superb food prepared by Executive Chef Donald McInnes.

Sourced from local farms and suppliers the excellent meals have secured the Restaurant two AA rosettes and a reputation as one of the best fine dining experiences in Scotland.

With quality service and an extensive menu there is no doubt the Jockey Club Restaurant at Western House Hotel offers quality fare at affordable prices.

Sample Restaurant Menu

Location & Directions

Directions to Western House Hotel in Ayr

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

By Rail
There is a regular, reliable rail service from Ayr to all parts of the country and the station is less than five minutes by road or a 10 minute walk from the course.

By Air
Prestwick International Airport is only 10 minutes from Ayr
There is also a direct rail link from Ayr to Prestwick Airport.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

The Western House Hotel is delighted to offer bookers with our standard rooms, which are located in our 2 Courtyard Buildings.  These buildings stand separate from the Mansion House (where Reception, the Restaurant and our Lounge are located) and, unfortunately, the rooms on the 1st and 2nd floors can only be accessed by stairs.

Please note this hotel no longer takes Pets.

Guests are required to contact the hotel directly after booking to arrange your dinner time. 

Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Quad Biking
tick Horse Riding
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Horse Racing
tick Golf in Local Area

Located close to Glasgow Prestwick International Airport, Robert Burns Cottage and championship golf courses including Royal Troon, Turnberry Golf Course and Prestwick Golf Course this four star hotel is a perfect base for touring.

With easy road access to Glasgow and the north and Dumfries and the south and only a few minutes from Ayr town centre Western House is also within easy access of the ferry that runs from Ardrossan to the beautiful island of Arran.

Other nearby Attractions to the Western House Hotel

Culzean Castle
Dean Castle & Country Park
Eglinton Castle & Country Park
Ayr Farm Park


For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide Here.

How much is it to use the carpark?
There's free onsite parking
How far is western house from the centre of ayr?
0.8 miles
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