Where To Stay In Ayr, Scotland: 10 Best Hotels & Holiday Homes - Updated 2022

where to stay in ayr uk

Located on the West coast of Scotland, Ayr is a large town with many monuments, museums, castles, and an excellent beach. And just as the town is a fun place to visit, it also has many great locations to stay. From villas, to apartments, to cottages, to hotels, Ayr will keep you comfortable while you’re on vacation.

1. Blackburn Villa B&B (from USD 117)

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Ayr’s center, the Blackburn Villa B&B is a beautiful place to stay when vacationing in Ayr. At Blackburn, each of the 3 rooms is equipped with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a hairdryer, and bathrobes. Pet friendly, the gardened villa is relaxing and inviting, perfect for the whole family, or just solo travelers. And with each morning starting with a Scottish breakfast, you won’t be able to leave unhappy.

Blackburn Villa B&B

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Blackburn Road
Accommodates: 3

Pets allowed Room service Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Breakfast in the room

2. [email protected] Beechwood (from USD 159)

If you’re looking for a location where you can explore more than just Ayr, [email protected] Beechwood is ideally located between Ayr and Prestwick. But the perfect location isn’t the best part with en suite rooms, free Wi-Fi, and a lovely garden all onsite. Victorian in style, this guest house is just a 15 minutes’ walk from the seafront, and you won’t have to worry about parking, with free, public parking available. Each room is comfortably furnished with a flat-screen TV, a comfy bed, an en suite shower, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. And each morning, you can choose the perfect breakfast from the Beechwood’s extensive menu.

Beechwood Ensuite Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 39 Prestwick Road
Accommodates: 4

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services

3. Wallace Apartments Town Centre (from 80 USD)

Stay in the center of town at the Wallace Apartments Town Centre. Recently refurbished, this 2-bedroom apartment is a spacious accommodation that will keep you both comfortable and near to local attractions. When you stay here, you’ll find 1 double bed and 1 twin bed room, a large couch for a fourth guest in the lounge, a kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower. Excellent shopping, cafes, bars, cinema, theatre, and swimming at the beach are all within easy walking distance, ensuring your vacation in Ayr will be exciting and memorable.

Wallace Apartments Town Centre

Price: from 80 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. Harbour Ayr, boutique holiday apartment (from USD 72)

Escape to the seaside with this boutique holiday apartment, the Harbour Ayr. Next door to both the beach and a golf course, vacation will come naturally to you when you stay at the Harbour Ayr. In the apartment, you will find a nautical themed double bedroom, a sunlit living room with a TV and electric “wood burning” stove, a fully stocked kitchen, and plenty of games and guidebooks, free to use during your stay. During your stay, be sure to enjoy the little fenced off garden area, complete with a summerhouse, perfect for relaxation.

Harbour Ayr, boutique holiday apartment
Ayr, United Kingdom
59 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved being in the apartment despite this & also there being no views
the apartment really is as nice as the photos and the kitchen has everything you could need
it was like home from home very comfortable and had all the amenities you need
lots of nice little messages throughout the apartment
the apartment is as beautiful as the pictures and is actually larger than it looks
very warm clean and comfortable
warm clean and beautifully presented apartment
very clean aswell with thoughtful touches for guests
the appartment is very clean comfy and cosy
it is well equipped and very clean
the owners are perfect and very welcoming
she couldn't have been more helpful and kind
all in all a great stay and lovely hosts
lovely friendly welcome and prompt communication throughout
we were met by celia's mother who was so friendly and helpful on check in and departure
the location of the flat is great
just close enough to all the shops but far enough away to ensure peace and quiet
nice and close to town centre
stunning flat and a brilliant location
the flat is in a great location and very central to the town centre
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5. Kosy Kintore Apartment (from USD 52)

Stay in this self-contained, cozy, upper floor Kintor Apartment to be near the beach, family-friendly activities, and delicious dining. With both the supermarket and train station within a 5 minute walk, getting around Ayer will be a breeze. This upper floor apartment is a cute, modern place to stay in Ayr. Features include a comfy king-sized bed and pull-out sofa bed, a living room with a TV, and a full kitchen. And because this upper level apartment has its own entrance, you never have to worry about privacy.

Kosy Kintore Apartment
Ayr, United Kingdom
149 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we received a warm welcome from ailia the space was large warm and comfortable
a bonus is the view from the living room window of the carrick hill(s)
ailia has thought of everything from plenty of big towels a huge bath and all the kitchen amenities
there was fresh milk biscuits and fruit and shampoo and body wash in the bathroom
ailia has the most beautiful and convinient apartment in ayr
clean affordable and spacious apartment
spotless and very well equipped
fantastic stay - clean comfortable and cozy
the flat was immaculately clean beautifully presented and very comfortable
roomy and spotlessly clean
great response time by host
she was a super host
the host was very welcoming and made us feel very welcome
ailia was a great host
she was thorough with giving directions home instructions and was very responsive
great location - near the train station and morrisons
it's in a great location and near to everything you need
everything you need in a great location
very comfortable and spacious in a great location
we were a few minutes walk from the train station good restaurants and groceries
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6. Lovely home in heart of Ayr (from 68 USD)

If you’re looking for a home you don’t have to share, check out this lovely home in the heart of Ayr. Nearby the Ayr town center, the beach, dining, family-friendly activities, public transport, and nightlife, you will find it incredibly easy to explore Ayr. Not only is this space comfortably furnished, each room is brightly decorated giving a fun, whimsical feel. And if you’re just trying to relax on vacation, don’t worry about noise; the house is situated in a quiet development on the edge of town.

Lovely home in heart of Ayr

Price: from 68 USD

Number of Guests: 4

7. Western House Hotel (from USD 158)

Stay in this award-winning Western House Hotel, for a truly spectacular experience. Just a 5 minutes’ drive from Prestwick International Airport, this hotel has quick access to Ayr and surrounding cities like Glasgow and Edinburgh. Both Burns Country and Culzean Castle are a short drive away, and when you get hungry from a day of exploring, fine dining is offered at the AA rosette Jockey Club Restaurant. Built on a mature landscape with beautiful gardens, when you stay in one of the hotel’s 10 rooms, you’ll vacation in luxury.

Western House Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 66 Craigie Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

8. Woodcroft Cottage (from USD 109)

Finally, for a quaint accommodation that’s nearby the town, train, bus, theatre, sandy beach, sports center and lots of foodie places, head to Woodcroft Cottage. Featuring lovely furnishings and enough beds to comfortably sleep 4 guests, the Woodcroft Cottage is also perfect for re-connecting with nature in a true Victorian way. With a conservatory overlooking the garden, a functioning fireplace, and plenty of natural light, relaxing in the country has never looked more attractive.

Cottage near the beach and town with no steps.
Ayr, United Kingdom
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
woodcroft cottage is spacious comfortable and well equipped
the location is brilliant and anne is a kind host
nice cottage good location but needs modernising
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9. Hallmark Hotel Irvine - Twin Room

21 minutes away from Ayr is the Hallmark Hotel Irvine. While a bit of a trip from Ayr, this hotel keeps you close to the airport and attractions like the Vennel Gallery and Scottish Maritime Museum. With 128 guest rooms available, the Hallmark Hotel is in the business of keeping their guests comfortable. Each room comes with complimentary Wi-Fi, private bathrooms, shower/tub combinations, and coffee/tea makers. Views of the well-kept garden can be seen from most of the rooms, and while the hotel’s restaurant serves both breakfast and lunch, you can always take advantage of the 24-hour room service.

Riverside Lodge Hotel
Irvine, GB
5 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Craggallan Guest House (from USD 67)

Just 2 minutes from the beach the family-owned Craggallan Guest House knows how to keep its vacationing guests happy. Each room features an en suite shower room, tea/coffee making facilities, and are furnished with bright, modern, coordinated furnishings. You will wake up with a smile on your face each day knowing that a varied breakfast menu made from locally sourced ingredients will be served. During your stay, be sure to take advantage of the luxurious lounge area.

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Cottages, apartments, hotels, and more help make the town of Ayr a fun vacation hot-spot. The only question now is, when do you go?

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