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26 The Crescent
Ranked #7 of 53 Ayr B&B and Inns
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Lovely place, excellent breakfast, great service. The house is a lovely old victorian terrace and is in very good condition inside. Michael kindly waited up for me despite my flight being very late into Glasgow. If ever I have to visit Ayr again, this is where I'll stay...

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2013

Good evening from 26 The Crescent ----- Thank you for your kind review which we received at the beginning of July and we both hope that everything went well for yourself regarding your interview and that we may see yo once again in the near future.
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Joyce & Michael.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

26 The Crescent is a B&B to be experienced. Wonderful welcome from Michael on a damp dreary afternoon to his splendid home. So thoughtfully equipped, spacious and quiet, it's hard to believe you are just minutes from the centre of Ayr. Joyce's breakfasts are superb and generous and everything was just perfect. We thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay and look forward to coming back again soon.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2013

Dear Stuart S ---Thank you both for your review which we received on Monday 24th. June 2013 we are delighted that you enjoyed your two night stay and are thinking of paying us another visit in the near future.
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Joyce & Michael.

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Reviewed June 16, 2013

My husband and I are just back from an overnight stay here and could not fault anything. It all started with Michael giving us a courtesy call a few nights before our stay and a lovely warm greeting when we arrived. Michael and Joyce seem to go the extra mile for their customers and we appreciated the little things like bottles of water and sweets in our room and the towelling bath robes in the wardrobe. As neither of us drinks tea or coffee, I was delighted that there were sachets of hot chocolate in the room. The room and en-suite shower room was spotless and nicely decorated and the bed was very comfortable.

The B&B is in a great location and just a short walk from the shore and the town centre which has a great variety of shops and restaurants.

As for the choice at breakfast it was fabulous and we both enjoyed our lovely cooked breakfast. There was also a great selection of fresh fruit, cereal and yoghurts.
Only thing that put a damper on the stay, other than the weather, is that we wish we could have stayed longer.

Will definitely be back.

Thanks for a lovely stay.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2013

Good evening LMS2910 --- Thank you both for your review which we received on 16th. June 2013 your comments are greatly received and it gives us a great feeling of satisfaction knowing that our guests are comfortable in visiting 26 The Crescent.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Michael & Joyce always greet their guests with warmth and friendship and run a top quality B&B.
We have stayed with them on a number of occasions and can honestly say that we regard them as one of, if not the absolute, best B&Bs we have ever stayed in.
Everything is done to perfection from the cleanliness and tidiness of the rooms to the superb breakfasts that Joyce provides.
Ian & Janet

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2013

Dear ianwatt01 --- thank you both once again for your review regarding your overnight stay in June it is indeed our pleasure that you both feel comfortable when you visit 26 The Crescent.

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Joyce & Michael.

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

Excellent B&B, well located and superbly hosted. I've never seen a cleaner room and bath. We were warmly greeted by Michael and felt very welcome. Breakfast was an absolute delight - and served with much graciousness by Joyce, who also provided excellent shopping advice. This is a delightful place and an outstanding value!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2013

Dear Dravci -------- Thank you both for your very kind review which we received this morning regarding your stay with us it is all part of the service when we can point our guests in the right direction for shopping, culture or fine dinning ,once again a big thank you.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Thank you Michael and Joyce for a wonderfully warm welcome. Our two night stay was a great experience. Your friendly welcome, expert advice and great breakfasts made our Ayr visit so enjoyable. Just like a visit to old friends (who tidy the room and clean the bathroom). We need more friends like that. Tricia and Graeme Bell, Queensland Australia

Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2013

Good Evening Tricia B -------- Thank you both for your review which we received to-day regarding your stay at 26 The Crescent your comments make everything so much worthwhile and if you ever decide to revisit the UK hopefully you will keep us in your thoughts.

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Joyce & Michael.

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Reviewed May 18, 2013

I was fortunate to have 2 lovely evenings at this wonderful place. Michael even carried my ridiculously heavy case 3 flights of stairs! The rooms are tastefully done ,and I loved my bathroom.
The lounge down stairs was the perfect spot for a night cap.If I thought things couldn't get better....then came breakfast :) .wow nothing like a good Scottish breakfast to start the day. truly a must stay place if you are visiting Ayr,close walking distance to every thing. Michael and Joyce make you feel right at home, actually better than home !!!

Room Tip: looked at all the rooms and every one had something special about them.
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with friends
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ayrteam, Owner at 26 The Crescent, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2013

Dear geraldine b ------- we were very fortunate that you decided to stay at 26 The Crescent for your catch up time with your former school friends --- you were all first class pupils and both Joyce & myself appreciate your kind comments.

Regards

Joyce & Michael.

PS.. This is our 200th.. Review on Tripadvisor ---Many Thanks.

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Additional Information about 26 The Crescent

Address: 26 Bellevue Crescent, Ayr KA7 2DR, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Ayr
Price Range: $88 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — 26 The Crescent 5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
5 star bed and breakfast situated in the town of Ayr. First class Scottish Hospitality. All rooms en-suite. Traditional breakfast included. ... more   less 
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