Station Hotel, Ayr, Scotland

Station Hotel, Ayr

The Station Hotel is a grand Victorian building, attached the railway station in Ayr town centre. The hotel has retained almost all of its original features inside and out.

Visited February 2018 Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Abandoned

The Station Hotel is a grand Victorian building situated in the heart of Ayr town centre. The hotel consists of 71 bedrooms, complete with en-suite bathrooms, plus a host of suits for functions and a cocktail lounge.

The hotel, which is attached to Ayr railway station, was originally opened by the Glasgow and South Western Railway in June 1866 and become part of the British Transport Hotels (BTH) at Nationalisation. It was sold by BTH in October 1951 and has changed ownership a number of times, having been owned by Stakis Hotels, Quality, and Swallow Hotels.

The Station Hotel is currently the oldest and most famous hotel in Ayr. The hotel has retained almost all of its original features inside and out. The hotel started to turn away customers in 2014 and closed around 2015. After suffering neglect for some time beforehand, the building is now deteriorating; the railway station have had to take action to safeguard their customers from falling debris.

Station Hotel, Ayr - The car park is fenced off due to parts of the exterior falling off
Station Hotel, Ayr – The car park is fenced off due to parts of the exterior falling off
Station Hotel, Ayr - Entrance Hall
Station Hotel, Ayr – Entrance Hall
Station Hotel, Ayr - Reception
Station Hotel, Ayr – Reception
Station Hotel, Ayr - Reception
Station Hotel, Ayr – Reception
Station Hotel, Ayr - Lift and staircase on the first floor
Station Hotel, Ayr – Lift and staircase on the first floor
Station Hotel, Ayr - Cocktail lounge and corridor
Station Hotel, Ayr – Cocktail lounge and corridor
Station Hotel, Ayr - The comfortable cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr – The comfortable cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr - Bar in the cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr – Bar in the cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr - The cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr – The cocktail lounge
Station Hotel, Ayr - The corridor leading to the next parts was suffering decay due to leaks in the roof
Station Hotel, Ayr – The corridor leading to the next parts was suffering decay due to leaks in the roof
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Arran Suite was used for functions and events
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Arran Suite was used for functions and events
Station Hotel, Ayr - Another view of the Arran Suite
Station Hotel, Ayr – Another view of the Arran Suite
Station Hotel, Ayr - Next we head into the hotel's restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr – Next we head into the hotel’s restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr - The restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr – The restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr - The restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr – The restaurant
Station Hotel, Ayr - Kitchen
Station Hotel, Ayr – Kitchen
Station Hotel, Ayr - Kitchen
Station Hotel, Ayr – Kitchen
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Kyle Suite bar area
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Kyle Suite bar area
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Carrick Room was a space for meetings and corporate events
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Carrick Room was a space for meetings and corporate events
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Kintyre Suite was suitable for wedding receptions. The room had been modernised and now suffers extensive water ingress.
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Kintyre Suite was suitable for wedding receptions. The room had been modernised and now suffers extensive water ingress.
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Kyle Suite bar area
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Kyle Suite bar area
Station Hotel, Ayr - The Kintyre Suite was suitable for wedding receptions. The room had been modernised and now suffers extensive water ingress.
Station Hotel, Ayr – The Kintyre Suite was suitable for wedding receptions. The room had been modernised and now suffers extensive water ingress.
Station Hotel, Ayr - Heading upstairs into the hotel rooms
Station Hotel, Ayr – Heading upstairs into the hotel rooms
Station Hotel, Ayr - One of the 71 hotel rooms
Station Hotel, Ayr – One of the 71 hotel rooms
Station Hotel, Ayr - Hotel room
Station Hotel, Ayr – Hotel room
Station Hotel, Ayr - Hotel room
Station Hotel, Ayr – Hotel room
Station Hotel, Ayr - Rear of the hotel (viewed through a dirty window)
Station Hotel, Ayr – Rear of the hotel (viewed through a dirty window)

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