Hotels in Ayr
Hotels in Ayr book up fast during the summer months due to the events that are hosted at the racecourse and throughout the town, luckily you have some great options to choose between.
Below is a list of our top hotels in Ayr.
If you are looking for five-star hotels in Ayr during your next visit, check out Lochinver Guesthouse.
This five-star rated B&B is only 700yards away from the shores of Ayr Beach and is a firm favourite of couples that travel to this coastal town to escape from day to day hustle and bustle.Check Online Availability
Brig o’ Doon
Brig o Doon was the setting for the final verse of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns’s poem Tam o’Shanter.
Hosts at the Brig o’ Doon hotel would be happy to tell you more about historical Ayrshire, the birthplace of Robert Burns, so why not get a history lesson and a hotel in one!
Fairfield House Hotel
Fall in love with this fully restored and refurbished Victorian mansion house which is located on Ayr beachfront.
Make sure you spend some of your time in the hotel’s leisure club. With a swimming pool, sauna and steam room, and in-house beauty therapist available – you may never want to check out!
This four-star hotel is great value for money – book up fast!Check Online Availability
Savoy Park Hotel
Looking for luxury in Ayr? Rest your feet at the Savoy Park Hotel.
This family-run establishment is located in the heart of the town, which makes it extremely popular with summertime tourists.
It welcomes guests with excellent service and traditional homemade food; we’re sold!Check Online Availability
Mercure Ayr Hotel
Mercure hotels are known for their excellent facilities and great locations; the Mercure Ayr hotel is no different.
You won’t need to travel far to Ayr seafront if you choose to stay at this Mercure venue, however with a swimming pool, spa, and gym available to guests, you may not want to leave!Check Online Availability
An extremely popular and reliable place to stay in Ayr is the Travelodge. Offering all the amenities you have come to love from the Travelodge name, this is an excellent place for tourists who are wanting to trek to Ayr Beach.
It offers a range of different rooms, perfect for all types of guests. From single to family-sized rooms, you are certain to find something for you in this self-catering hotel.
If you are looking for a well-located budget-friendly option, then be sure to check this self-catering accommodation in Ayr out!
A small family-run hotel in a stylish building, the Arrandale Hotel is a recommended place to stay in Ayr town.
Nearly 200 years old, this gorgeous accommodation goes the extra mile for its guests – ensuring high levels of comfort and satisfaction. All rooms have access to free wi-fi and a flatscreen tv, perfect for keeping the kids entertained.
In terms of location, you will struggle to find hotels in Ayr as perfectly situated as the Arrandale Hotel. With only a 2-minute walking distance into the town centre, keep this accommodation in mind when you next travel to Ayr!Check Online Availability
Western House Hotel
With a 4 star rating and winner of the best wedding venue in 2016, the Western House Hotel is easily one of the finest hotels in Ayr. It is situated beside the Ayr racecourse, one of Scotland’s most famous race horsing venues.
Perfect for couples holidays, the award-winning restaurant offers gorgeous food that is sure to bring a smile to your face.
With tailored packages for couples and perfectly situated for romantic walks through the town or to Ayr beach, the Western House Hotel is extremely easy to recommend to all holiday-goers.Check Online Availability
Carlton Hotel Prestwick
Combing comfort with a modern and relaxing atmosphere, the Carlton Hotel Prestwick is one of the best choices of accommodation in Ayr. With a selection of 39 guest rooms, you are certain to find the right one for you.
Only a 10-minute journey from Prestwick airport, this hotel is easily accessible for tourists. The rooms themselves offer all you could need from wi-fi to your own hair-dryer.
Few hotels can boast a vibrant atmosphere quite like the Carlton Hotel Prestwick. Be sure to keep it in mind for your next Scottish holiday.Check Online Availability
Designed around the motif ‘Your home away from home’ this gorgeous hotel is ideal for anyone who can appreciate a cosy vibe. Dating back to the 1900s, the Ellisland hotel is one of the most historic hotels in Ayr.
Recently undergoing a full refurbishment, the owners have worked tirelessly to offer a holiday experience that all types of guest will love.
Situated beside some of the most popular Ayr landmarks such as the famous cathedral and Loudon Hall, few hotels in Ayr can match up to this.
Featuring a roster of en-suite bathrooms and designed for both pleasure seekers and business types, the Horizon Hotel is an excellent accommodation choice.
A popular choice for holidays and weddings, this fantastic hotel covers all of the basic amenities – and so much more. It provides the perfect balance between affordability and quality, so you don’t have to spend a fortune to relax in peace.
No matter how high your expectation, the Horizon hotel is almost certain to meet them.Check Online Availability
Guests are greeted with complimentary Scottish shortbread as soon as they enter their home away from home at ByTheSea Ayr.
Each room in this quirky four-star guest house has an en suite shower room, a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities.
Families are more than welcome here as the hosts even provide toys for visiting children.Check Online Availability
Daviot Guest House
This family-run, 4-star bed and breakfast is one of the friendliest places to stay in Ayr. The Daviot Guest House prides itself on its ‘Home Away From Home’ motif.
Situated beside the Ayr coastline, this gorgeous 19th-century building makes an ideal alternative to the many wonderful Ayr hotels. Its central location means the best landmarks are a few minutes walk away – So no more wasting a whole day to get where you want to be!
There is a fantastic selection of rooms that you can choose from, so finding one that suits your needs is extremely easy. Pet owners can also rejoice as they are more than welcome to bring along their furry friends!Check Online Availability
Kilkerran Guest House
A 10-minute drive from Prestwick Airport offering access to the entirety of Scotland, the Kilkerran Guest House is both charming and ideally situated. With a choice of 6 rooms including amenities such as a TV and a hair-dryer, this Ayr B&B will cover all of your needs
Most of the bedrooms offer enough room for a couple, but there are a few options for family holidays – including your pet.
Guests will be instantly greeted with a warm welcome, offering a homely feeling that is missing from larger venues such as hotels.Check Online Availability
Beaches Guest House
One of the highest-rated B&B’s in Ayr on TripAdvisor, the Beaches Guest House is easily a contender for the best accommodation in Ayr. With free wi-fi available throughout the premises and the seafront esplanade on your doorstep, this B&B offers something for everyone.
Holiday-goers can quickly access famous tourists hotspots, from the Ayr Racecourse to the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. The shared seating area is perfect for relaxing with a hot drink and the provided freshly-baked shortbread.
Best suited for couples, this accommodating B&B will make the perfect romantic getaway to Ayr.Check Online Availability
Blackburn Villa Bed and Breakfast
Award-winning and pet friendly, the Blackburn Villa Bed and Breakfast is a popular place to stay for all types of Ayr visitors. With a choice of 3 bedrooms and disabled access throughout, this is an incredibly accessible B&B.
Whether you plan on staying for the weekend, or for the entire week, the owners of this charming Ayr accommodation will make sure your stay is perfect.
Nature lovers won’t have to travel far, as the mature garden grounds offer a fantastic 30-minute walk giving you a taste of the Ayr countryside. Visitors should also be sure to check out the gorgeous home-cooked breakfasts – Don’t miss out on this incredible B&B!Check Online Availability
Ayr’s & Graces B&B
Luxury and Ayr’s & Graces B&B work perfectly together. This 5-star gold-rated accommodation is one of the highest-rated places to stay in the entirety of Scotland, not just Ayr!
Offering quick access to the Brig O’ Doon venue and the surrounding Ayr beauty, this luxurious B&B is ideally located. With a selection of premium rooms, all featuring designer bathrooms, you will struggle to find somewhere as tasteful as this.
Be sure to check out the fantastic 360° virtual tour found on their website to get a taste of everything this B&B can offer.Check Online Availability
Burnside Guest House
Centrally located in the town of Ayr and offering 4-star accommodation, the Burnside Guest House is a highlight. Visitors have access to free wi-fi throughout the building and a free breakfast to warm their cockles in the morning.
Each room features its own flat-screen TV and a coffee machine, providing you with convenience in spades. All of the local venues are nearby, from the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum to the Ayr Racecourse.
Anyone looking for an alternative to hotels should be sure to book here when they can. Be quick though as it tends to get fully booked pretty fast!Check Online Availability
Cottages in Ayr
Few holiday experiences are quite as relaxing as renting out an entire building for friends and family to share. Allowing guests to bring up to 2 pets and, as the name might suggest, a 5-minute walk from the famous Ayr beach, the Beachside cottage in Ayr is a perfect choice.
Inside this beautiful building, you will find 2 bedrooms, a gorgeous front room with a 65″ tv, a kitchen and of course a bathroom.
If you plan on visiting Ayr beach anytime soon and you are looking for an affordable place to stay, few holiday rentals are as homely as the Beachside Cottage.
Situated in the Ayrshire countryside, the Darnhay Milkhouse is a holiday rental for adults & children. Anyone looking for pastoral walks and an escape from city life will find this holiday home to be exceptionally calming.
This open living space has a cosy feel, which is exactly why you would want to rent holiday cottages in the first place. On top of this, the Darnhay Milkhouse is also ideally located.
Planning a trip into the Scottish countryside can be difficult as there are few excellent holiday homes available. Thankfully, with places such as Darnhay Milkhouse available, you shouldn’t need to look far.
This historical holiday home in Ayr dates back to the 18th century. With original but stunning arched windows and sitting beside the charming village of Failford, the Cart Shed is beautiful holiday accommodation.
The 4 person home, features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and even has room for your furry friends. Modern amenities are found throughout from free wi-fi and a washing machine to a flatscreen TV in the living room.
No matter why you are visiting Ayr, the Cart Shed Cottage is a stand-out holiday rental that all but the fussiest of people will love!
You won’t be able to find a self-catering accommodation as close to the Ayr coastline as South Segganwell home. The Ayr beach itself is less than a 2-minute walk from this fantastic selection of holiday cottages!
In terms of other local amenities, guests can easily access the 19th-century town hall or even take a 5-minute walk to the surrounding woodland. Few places to stay in Ayr are as perfectly situated as the South Segganwell cottages.
With a choice of buildings to stay in, all recently refurbished whilst still maintaining their 18th-century charm, this is an ideal place for any holiday-goer.
Sandylands Holiday Park
As Scotland has beautiful countryside, camping outdoors and getting back in touch with nature is one of the best accommodation choices. With options such as the Sandylands Holiday Park, you will never want to return to your apartment.
This gorgeous pastoral villa is perfect for both adults & children and covers all of your camping needs. With a range of sites to pitch your tent on and situated near Ayr beach, this campsite is an excellent option for nature lovers.
If you plan on camping in Scotland any time soon, be sure to keep the Sandylands Holiday park in mind!
With an incredibly packed selection of activities suited for kids and adults alike, Sundrum Castle campsite is ideal for energetic holiday-goers. The countryside near Ayr town is bustling with historical castles, so history lovers will appreciate this site.
Featuring an indoor pool, wildlife trails and even a solarium, kids will struggle to run out of things to do.
If you are planning a family trip to the Ayr countryside, then this is the campsite for you. You will struggle to find another site quite like this one.
In the south Ayrshire Countryside, you will find the gorgeous Boreland Farm camping site. Less than 10 minutes from the village of Barrhill, this beautiful site is the ideal place for your summer holidays.
Surrounded by the resident horses and Alpacas, animal lovers are in their element. The site itself is also surrounded by 10.5 acres of woodland, privacy rarely comes as natural as this. In terms of places to pitch your tent, you have access to a 5-tent area or you can even rent out the 4 person lodge.
So whether you come to Scotland for its natural beauty, or just for an escape from the city, this campsite is one of the finest in Ayr.
South Whittlieburn Farm
Offering a peaceful place to set up your caravan or motorhome, South Whittlieburn Farm is the perfect campsite. Providing escapism from city life and general everyday hustle and bustle, this relaxing pastoral location offers a range of outdoor activities.
On top of this, kids and pets stay for free, so you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to camp in your favourite Scottish region.
It is also ideally situated for tourists planning to travel to other locations. With the Ayr Racecourse right around the corner, and Glasgow less than 35 miles away, the South Whittlieburn farm deserves all the praise it gets!
Ayr Cottages Self Catering
Owned by Haven, this is the perfect spot for families looking for self-catering options Ayr. Spend time with the ones you love and enjoy all that Craig Tara caravan park has to offer and that’s a lot!
Get started by visiting the new Lighthouse Harbour Adventure Village, jump to Captain’s Crazy Golf and finish the day at Splashaway Bay, Craig Tara’s multi-level pool complex with flumes, slides, and spray cannons.Check Online Availability
Self-catering accommodation in Ayr offers flexibility like no other. If you are looking for a rental holiday home to stay in during the holidays that give you the freedom to cater for yourself, then Windmills End is a superb option.
Perfect for date nights or weekends away, this single bedroom accommodation offers a perfect romantic getaway for 2.
The views from the building offer a glimpse into the Ayr countryside. So whether you are watching a film together at night or walking during the day, the beautiful Scottish countryside will be there to accompany you.
Offering 4 bedrooms, with room for up to 8 people, this is one of the largest guest houses you can rent in Ayr. Set within the historic Blairquhan Castle estate, this Regency-era building is a sight to behold. Used in a selection of famous tv shows, this is an extremely coveted Ayr cottage.
If you are into history this is the cottage for you, nearby sites include the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and the Brig O’ Doon.
The famous Ayr coastline is a short drive away, offering over 100 miles of seaside landscape ideal for a summer holiday. Be sure to book accommodation when you can, as it is extremely popular in the summer months.
The Old Stables, Gilmilnscroft
If you are looking for self-catering accommodation in Ayr, then you will want to check out The Old Stables in Gilmilnscroft. Recently refurbished, this holiday home offers everything you could need on your next holiday – it even allows pets!
This summer house offers room for up to 4 people and is a short drive from almost all of the famous landmarks in Ayr. The Ayr beach is a 15-minute walk away and there is even a nearby golf course for people looking to test their 9-iron.
Finding an alternative to the many fantastic Ayr hotels can be a chore. But if you don’t mind catering for yourself, then this is a wonderful option for a group of 4.