Station Hotel, Ayr, Scotland

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.

Station Hotel, Ayr
 

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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

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The car park is fenced off due to parts of the exterior falling off

Station Hotel, Ayr - Entrance Hall

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Entrance Hall

Station Hotel, Ayr - Reception

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Reception

Station Hotel, Ayr - Reception

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Reception

Station Hotel, Ayr - Lift and staircase on the first floor

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Lift and staircase on the first floor

Station Hotel, Ayr - Cocktail lounge and corridor

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Cocktail lounge and corridor

Station Hotel, Ayr - The comfortable cocktail lounge

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The comfortable cocktail lounge

Station Hotel, Ayr - Bar in the cocktail lounge

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Bar in the cocktail lounge

Station Hotel, Ayr - The cocktail lounge

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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

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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

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The Arran Suite was used for functions and events

Station Hotel, Ayr - Another view of the Arran Suite

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Another view of the Arran Suite

Station Hotel, Ayr - Next we head into the hotel's restaurant

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Next we head into the hotel’s restaurant

Station Hotel, Ayr - The restaurant

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The restaurant

Station Hotel, Ayr - The restaurant

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The restaurant

Station Hotel, Ayr - Kitchen

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Kitchen

Station Hotel, Ayr - Kitchen

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Kitchen

Station Hotel, Ayr - The Kyle Suite bar area

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Station Hotel, Ayr – The Kyle Suite bar area

Station Hotel, Ayr - The Carrick Room was a space for meetings and corporate events

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Heading upstairs into the hotel rooms

Station Hotel, Ayr - One of the 71 hotel rooms

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Station Hotel, Ayr – One of the 71 hotel rooms

Station Hotel, Ayr - Hotel room

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Hotel room

Station Hotel, Ayr - Hotel room

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Hotel room

Station Hotel, Ayr - Rear of the hotel (viewed through a dirty window)

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Station Hotel, Ayr – Rear of the hotel (viewed through a dirty window)

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