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Bythesea Guest House

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
16 Queens Terrace, Ayr, Scotland, KA7 1DU, United Kingdom

Beachfront guesthouse within easy reach of Ayr Beach
  • Free WiFi
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  • Spacious, clean, warm and bright room. We were greeted by Wilson at check in and check…Oct 11, 2020
  • My husband and I both love this guest house. We have stayed here on many occasions and…Sep 18, 2020

Bythesea Guest House

  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Comfort Twin Room
  • Superior Triple Room

What’s around Bythesea Guest House


  • On the beach
  • Ayr Beach - 2 min walk
  • Ayr Racecourse - 22 min walk
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - 2.9 mi / 4.7 km
  • Brig O'Doon - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Burns Monument - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park - 4.3 mi / 6.9 km
  • Royal Troon Golf Club - 10.6 mi / 17.1 km

Getting around

  • Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick) - 16 min drive
  • Glasgow International Airport (GLA) - 62 min drive
  • Ayr Station - 16 min walk
  • Newton-on-Ayr Station - 23 min walk
  • Maybole Station - 14 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 6 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-11:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. The host will greet guests on arrival. Guests arriving outside normal reception hours should contact the property prior to arrival on the telephone number listed on the confirmation form.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free offsite parking nearby

  • Street parking available

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Bythesea Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Bythesea Ayr
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This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 7.50 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Bythesea Guest House

  • Does Bythesea Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Bythesea Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Bythesea Guest House?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Are pets allowed at Bythesea Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Bythesea Guest House?
    You can check in from 3:30 PM - 11:30 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is 10:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Bythesea Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Cecchini's (5-min walk), The Wellington Restaurant (5-min walk), and The Rupee Room (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Bythesea Guest House and nearby?
    Recommended spots to visit include Ayr Beach (2-min walk) and Ayr Racecourse (1.1 mi), along with Robert Burns Birthplace Museum (2.9 mi) and Brig O'Doon (3 mi).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,8 From 42 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
hidden little gem
Lovely welcoming stay. Breakfast thoroughly recommend as high quality. Clean warm and friendly
Janet, gb3 night trip
Very good 8,0
Enjoyable 3 nights in Ayr
We spent 3 nights here. The guest house is 1 road back from the seafront and a short walk from the centre of Ayr. Our room was comfortable and quite large. The only odd thing was that it was on the second floor, in a converted loft space, so the ceiling was quite sloping. See if you can request a first floor room. The breakfast was very nice and Wilson was a very good host
Derek, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Lovely guest house
I had a lovely stay here with my son. It was very clean, microwave and fridge in the room. Beds were very comfortable and it is close to the beach. Would definitely recommend
Stacey, gb3 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Beautiful room with King size bed. Nice treat after staying in so many other places that only had double beds.
Gail, ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very helpful and friendly owners. Lovely room with a bonus fridge!
Matthew, gb4 night business trip
Exceptional 10,0
Exactly what a guest house should be - clean, comfortable, peaceful with great food and service. Very tastefully decorated and rooms well equipped. We loved our stay and highly recommend it others.
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Bythesea Guest House is beautifully decorated and tidy. It offered us a cozy and lovely stay. Highly recommended :))
hk1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Absolutely first class nothing was too much trouble everything was perfect we cannot praise highly enough
gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent value for money
Bythesea was recommended to me (by TA). Whilst initially sceptical, Julie and Wilson were very friendly and made an effort at all times to accommodate guest requests. The breakfasts are to die for, with such variety to choose from. I've come from a history of Travelodge and Premier Inn stays and Bythesea is up there with the best for value for money and facilities.
Steve, gb5 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
The accommodation was first class. Room was clean, spacious and modern whilst keeping with the building's traditional heritage. Beds were super comfortable and the breakfast delicious. First visit but will definitely use again.
gb1 night family trip

Bythesea Guest House