Bythesea Ayr
Top Family Hotel

16 Queens Terrace, Ayr, KA7 1DU, United Kingdom
+44 129 228 2365


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Overall guest ratings

9.5/10 Excellent
Based on 391 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.9
  • 9.7
  • 6.4

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  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly service
  • Beach nearby


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    A warm welcome and excellent hospitality service provides our guests with a refreshingly different experience when visiting Ayr. By the Sea is a family run business and on arrival you will receive a friendly welcome from Julie and Wilson McIlwaine. We will endeavour to provide you with a wealth of information on local Ayr tourist attractions, shopping and restaurant guides. Contemporary meets traditional at BytheSea with the contrasts of the oak furniture and crisp colours, to the ornate cornicing and the original sanded floors. All of our rooms are equipped with internet access, with hospitality trays, colour televisions / Freeview channels, irons, ironing boards and hairdryers. If you are on business in Ayr or would just like to surf the internet you can also make use of our broadband service for your laptop computer in your room. Open championship golf courses at Royal Troon, Turnberry, Prestwick and the eight municipal golf courses in the area a real golfing paradise. 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. We are a Non-smoking accommodation. Off street parking available. All children are welcome. 48 hour cancellation policy applies (We have a non-refundable deposit. Check-in time: 14:00 check-out time: 11:00 (We have a smoking Penalty Fee of £50 per Night).

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    • Express check out
    • Safe
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    9.5 Excellent
    Based on 391 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent value."
    • 9.9 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
    • 9.7 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 6.4 "Internet is average."

    Overall Rating

    9.4 Excellent
    Based on 304 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent value."
    • 9.9 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.7 "Food is to die for."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.3 "Internet is average."
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    Overall Rating

    9.6 Excellent
    Based on 78 reviews
    • 9.9 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
      10.0 "100% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.5 "Perfectly clean."
      9.6 "96% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.3 "High comfort."
      9.0 "90% said the beds were comfortable."

    Overall Rating

    9.3 Excellent
    Based on 7 reviews
    • 9.9 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.7 "World class service."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Friendly service"
    "Beach nearby"
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