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The Fairburn Hotel

Traveller (28)
Dining (23)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Fairburn Hotel & Restaurant is the only Hotel in the village of Mauchline, recently refurbished it now boasts a contemporary theme. Built in the early 17th century then known as McClelland's Inn and latterly the Loudoun Arms Hotel, the Fairburn Hotel & Restaurant with its historic facade of sandstone brick under slated roofs, still blends in with the surrounding buildings of the conservation village of Mauchline, world famous for its connections with Scotland's National Bard Robert Burns.Following the extensive refurbishment the Hotel has achieved a Three Star rating from the Scottish Tourist Board - Visit Scotland.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Popular mentions
The simplest of tasks for a human. Failed miserably for the cook serving it with a slab of gammon at this place. Little advice from a non cook if hard through in bin . The reason you have poached egg is for it to flow on to slab of gammon. Take note of the word slab.
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Response from harleym873, General Manager at The Fairburn Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Good Afternoon Mr. Lavan, Myself and the team were very sad to read your review of us from your meal on Saturday. All I can say is that I'm sorry it wasn't to our usual standard. We appreciate all feedback and if you had informed us during your visit then we could have had the opportunity to rectify the situation there and then, rather than having a customer leave disappointed. Especially as you have dined with us on quite a few occasions now. Kind regards,
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Just had bar lunch here. Excellent bar food.Lovely staff. Nicely decorated bar area and good value for money. Plenty of parking beside hotel. Also has restaurant with cocktail bar and a large outside patio for summer use. Will return.
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We broke our journey for lunch at the Fairburn. The modern decor is clean and fresh, maybe deliberately in contrast to all the olde worlde Burns related stuff. We had a veggie burger - a vegan burger even, which is a good sign in keeping up with the times. There's a hint of
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I’ve stayed in many hotels which charge a lot more for a lot less. The rooms, whilst on the small side are well furnished, very clean and well equipped with everything you would expect to find in much higher higher priced Hotels. Food good and well presented. Staff really nice
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Staff were extremely pleasant Food was bland and mediocre........cant imagine where produce comes from as vege's were tasteless.Venue is pleasant enough and has a good clientele....however we were so disappointed in our meal that we wont be back.
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"Have breakfast great value and service"
"All rooms face the street so bring ear plugs if you are a light sleeper"
"Ask for quiet room"
"Did not use the hotel rooms"
"No lift but help with luggage was available"
US$101 - US$185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomScotlandEast AyrshireMauchline
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