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Bythesea

16 Queens Terrace, Ayr KA7 1DU, Scotland
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Ranked #20 of 62 Ayr B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Ayr to celebrate our wedding anniversary. A cosy B&B close to the sea front. slept soundly in the small but comfortable double bedroom. Enjoyed em suite facilities, again small but clean and adequate. The breakfast in the morning was included in the price of the room and could be called anything small. my husband... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in room 6 ground floor twin room. Bed comfortable and slept well. Room is small adequate for two people however there's no room for a wardrobe and only a small chest of drawers for your things and a coat rack. Room is clean and cleaned every day of our stay. Shower worked well. Hotel has wooden flooring and can... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for one night and we were really pleased with our stay. It is a gorgeous b&b in a great location. The room was spotless and the breakfast was lovely. Would definitely recommend :)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Family stayed here in June. Room absolutely abismal. Small and pokey, awoken with noisy kitchen below. Staff varied between non existant and sour. Don't bother leaving a review for example as my family did on booking.com unless you are willing to accept sheer rudeness and surlyness from these so called professionals. Family member was immediately contacted after leaving a honest... More

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bytheseaAyr, Manager at Bythesea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Bythesea. We truly value the opinions of our customers...but i believe you have not stayed at our property. You are writing this on behalf of a relative who has stayed with us. I also think this violates review guidelines but i will endeavour to respond to your review. We apologise that we... More

Valencia, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

we stayed with Julie and her team for a second time and as before the service was great and we love the breakfast its a full Scottish including Haggis and sq sausage cooked to perfection by Heather i tried the eggs benedict for a change and have to say it was the best breakfast food i have ever had well... More

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bytheseaAyr, Owner at Bythesea, responded to this review

It was lovely to see you both again and glad you enjoyed the eggs benedict . We look forward to welcoming you both again if you are back in Ayr visiting family. Regards Julie x More

Fleet, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Ideally situated , 5 minutes walk to the beach and close to the excellent Wellingtons Bar and West Kirk Wetherspoon. Very friendly staff with excellent attention to detail and a brilliant breakfast selection . Rooms were very clean with a wide range of tea's as well as locally made shortbread , bottled water and good quality shampoo and body wash.... More

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22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a fantastic guest house. I reckon it had everything from the chocolate éclairs in reception, fantastic bed and room to a delightful breakfast certainly the full works from cream with you porridge to bacon, sausages, square sausages, black pudding and haggis. The B and B is in a lovely terrace of similar B and B's very near the sea... More

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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

One block away from the Beach, this B&B is first class. Everything it has is quality from the type of soap in the bathroom to the massive cooked breakfast. The bedroom was spacious as was the bathroom with a large shower room. Check out was 11am which made a nice change to most of the 10am places.

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Touring Scotland we decided to visit Ayr on an overnight stop - By the sea - It looked good on the net so we made a booking prior to leaving home especially as it was a bank holiday Sunday. We arrived early afternoon to a very pleasant reception by an excellent host was shown to our lovely clean and tidy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We booked on-line, and called and emailed to confirm that we were booked at Bythesea for our three day stay in Ayr. This might sound negative, but please keep reading. When we got there, they had overbooked the hotel and did not have a room for us. But this is when good turned to great. They have another B&B down... More

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Address: 16 Queens Terrace, Ayr KA7 1DU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
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Our guest house has recently been fully renovated and tastefully furnished throughout to a high standard retaining many of the original Victorian features. bytheSea is a family run business and on arrival you will receive a friendly welcome from Julie and Wilson McIlwaine. bytheSea is situated within a prime, central location 100 yards from the beach, children’s outdoor and indoor play areas and a five minute walk from excellent restaurants, bars and shops. ... more   less 
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