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The Dunn Thing

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   13 Park Circus, Ayr KA7 2DJ, Scotland
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Ranked #43 of 62 Ayr B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good afternoon. Stayed here with my son for one night stay. But was very disappointed with the way the landlady made me feel. It was like she never enjoyed running the bed and breakfast and she was forced to do so to pay the mortgage. Wasn't made to feel very comfortable nd the lady didn't have a nice manner at... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed two nights here in Ayr. Rooms are spacious and spotless and the breakfast menu is very broad for a B&B. The property has excellent high-speed wifi which is easy to access with the password provided. Service is of a high quality and the location is nice, being only a few minutes from the town centre and about 5... More

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Carluke, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I spent a lovely weekend at this guest house.This was our fourth visit so you can guess we love it. We are always sure of a great welcome ,a lovely comfortable room &a brilliant breakfast. Look forward to our next visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I got a workmate to call up here to speak to manager to ask if we could book some rooms for a longer period of time. When she called she got answered by Mrs Dunn - |She asked if we new the managers name, when my workmate said no - she simply told her to get too and hung up... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I’m glad I didn’t read certain Trip Advisor reviews before booking here as it would have put me off what was a lovely place to stay. I stayed here with my partner after our other B&B reservation fell through due to a double booking and it was recommended to us by the owner of the other B&B. The guesthouse is... More

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Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

The owner was very pleasant and the house is very nicely decorated. We stayed one night in a family room which could sleep four. The breakfast in the morning was excellent with a good choice. It is a short walk to the start of the town centre a d has a good array of shopping.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Owner Mrs. Dunn upon arrival did not greet us rather showed us the room and left. There was no welcoming and nice spirit just a hard hearted person. When attempting to speak to her she mearly walks on by without talking back at all. Also, there is only 1 bathroom to use and if you use any other bathroom because... More

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Top Contributor
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I stayed here sometime in October, during October break, it was a nice place, very homey, and the breakfast wasn't that bad. Though there's not much of a selection. The kids enjoyed playing on the lounge with the doll house. The owner was quite friendly and helpful. The beach is just a walking distance and so the town centre...very handy.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Stayed 3 nights on a breakaway to chill out. Location is very good. City centre easy reachable with lots of restaurants and shops as well as the beach all on your doorstep - easy walking distance. Good choice of breakfasts (Continental, cooked - if haggis and black pudding wanted it had to be given notice the evening before, vegetarian, porridge,... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We stayed 3 nights last week at "The Dunn Thing" B&B - due to a problem with the cottage we were renting in the area at the time. Mrs. Dunn was very welcoming and so obliging when we arrived - nothing was too much trouble the whole time we were there. She was great with our children - and was... More

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Address: 13 Park Circus, Ayr KA7 2DJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #43 of 62 B&Bs / Inns in Ayr
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Dunn Thing 3*
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