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Canter Holm Guest House

9 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2DG, Scotland
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Ranked #40 of 61 Ayr B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fife, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

was at this guest house recently. Breakfast was very poor. You got half a cup of fruit juice and half a cup of coffee. The lady was clearing your tables as you ate for to be ready for the next,t guests. It was a very rushed affair and very poor quality food and as we were paying 100 pounds for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my husband and i stayed in Canter Holm for 4 nights and I was never so glad to leave, after booking the woman kept ringing all the time to check if we were still arriving on the date we said, I rang her the day before our visit to say we would not be checking in till six but on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here so we could see the Commonwealth games in Glasgow. The owners didn't inflate their prices as so many Glasgow hotels seem to have done and were pleasant, welcoming and very obliging. The beds were the most comfortable I have ever slept in and the breakfast was cooked to order and filled us all up... More

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

When I arrived at Canter Holm, the door had been opened before I even got up the steps! A small Guest House with the personal touch. From the warm welcome to the comfy beds, soft bedlinen, excellent breakfast, proximity to the town and a "come and go as you wish" atmosphere, I am happy to recommend this Guest House to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Lovely little guest house, very friendly and welcoming! Bedrooms and en suite have everything you need, including an incredibly comfortable bed! Guest house in a good location for walking to the town centre or seafront. Lovely and pleasant stay, would stay again :-)

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The guest house is well situated and has good parking. Room was small which was suitable for short period and could be warmer. The ensuite was small but had access to large communal bathroom. Friendly staff. Needs notice to pay by card,breakfast times fixed

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights for a wedding, warm and welcoming arrival, charming rooms, very clean, excellent food and coffee. More comfortable then my own bed at home! What a lovely place to stay. My husband and I loved it and would stay again in a heart beat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My wife and I travelled from London to attened a friends wedding. As soon as we arrived the building looked lovley and we were greeted by a very pleasant hostess. She showed us to the room and it was very nice with a nice small but very functional en suite. The bed was lovely and soft and had two very... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

We arrived on the Saturday afternoon full of joy the door opened and the husband appeared and heard a bottle or two chinking in the bag and proceeds to tell us there be no parties or carryon painting us with the same brish as all his bad remnants and guess what nothing happened actially put a damper on the weekend... More

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Kelso, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

First impressions of this B&B were good, friendly owner and good decor in the hall, then we were shown to our room which looked OK if small. We were in the ground floor room by the kitchen. The decor in our room was tired and shabby, the door to the garden had torn net curtains and the glass broken.The en-suite... More

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Meiqin M, Owner at Canter Holm Guest House, responded to this review

very misleading review indeed. The door glass was slightly cracked. The net curtains had a few straggling threads at the bottom - typical of net curtains. The room mirror 32" by 20" is set at a 4 ft level. The bed is located at the internal wall and has easy access. The broken spar on the bed was not reported... More

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Address: 9 Racecourse Road, Ayr KA7 2DG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
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Canterholm Bed and Breakfast is Ideally located a few minutes walk from Ayr town centre/Ayr Train Station, and in close proximity to Ayr seafront. This fine Victorian villa offers a most inviting and comfortable experience to our guests. ... more   less 
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