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A' Turas-Mara Guest House

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#12 of 61 B&Bs / Inns in Ayr
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This B&B is a short walk from the train station and close to the town centre. It is only a 20 min walk to the beach. Very comfortable beds. Most accommodating and kind people. Plenty of choice for breakfast and lovely hot shower.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome and a spotless comfortable room, though mind your head when getting out of bed. Parking, Wi-Fi and a good breakfast. Very handy for the station and town centre, plus not that far from the beach.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to go for work after a long tiring day had a very good rest. The lady who received and looked after me was very helpful and friendly indeed. Enjoyed my breakfast and was feeling as if i am at home. Will highly recommend.

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1Thank drkn2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent the weekend here and loved it. Congratulations to Jackie & Billy for making our stay so enjoyable. Clean neat magic breakfast and lots of help and advice on where to go and what to see. I think we will be back.

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1Thank john m
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Jackie and Billy are lovely people nothing was too much for them very nice guesthouse. Room was very clean and tidy. Excellent breakfast in the morning always asking if you needed anymore. Ample parking at rear of guesthouse or on street which they provided a parking permit. Would not hesitate to book again next time in Ayr.

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scotland
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Friendly owners. Rooms great size and fresh. Breakfast choice is superb. Location very central to amenities. 5 mins from train station and town centre directly facing Morrisons. Entry in and out very accessible and a luggage hold on check out available for last minute shopping..!!! Would highly recommend.

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1Thank csakerr
Carnforth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Have stayed here on quite a few occasions and the overall hospitality from Jackie&Billy is first class from the fantastic rooms to a superb breakfast and the location to all amenities is also spot on. .

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Bonnie Scotland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I travel a lot on business and always look for smaller properties where I can feel part of the "family", rather than another impersonal box-like hotel. A'Turas-Mara is only 3 rooms, very friendly service from Jackie and Billy and breakfasts to die for. My room (both trips) was large with a comfortable bed and a generous en-suite bathroom (walk in...

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place. It is fantastically placed for the train, morrisons across the road and a short walk to pubs and restaurants. Jackie and Billy who own it are really nice, friendly and very welcoming, nothing is a problem and the brekkie was super. Will definitely be coming back.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stayed here for a wee break away for one night. Looking at the reviews it seemed ideal, close to the town centre, clean and what I value ..Off street parking. Upon arrival it became clear the off street parking was going to be a problem, big enough for two cars (three at a push), and two cars already in there,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jackie and Billy look forward to welcoming you to Turas-Mara their beautifully maintained and comfortable Victorian Guest House. A place you can relax and enjoy the homely atmosphere while sampling the famed Scottish Hospitality. Less than a 5 minute walk from Ayr Town Centre and Railway Station and only 5 miles from Glasgow Prestwick Airport (direct rail route). Turas-Mara is only 5 minutes from the wedding venues of Brig O'Doon or Western House. We offer a complimentary lift to these hotels for wedding guests (please let us know if you require this service at time of booking). An ideal base to explore Burns Country or enjoy a golfing holiday. All our rooms have been decorated in a modern but homely style yet retain original features. Our bedrooms are all en-suite with free WiFi , flat screen digital TV with Freeview, DVD player and many extras to help you enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A' Turas-Mara Guest House

Address: 25 Castlehill Road, Ayr KA7 2HY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Ayrshire > South Ayrshire > Ayr
Price Range: $95 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — A' Turas-Mara Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Spotless accomodation with great on suite facilities ”
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“If you don't like noise don't get room at front”
Frazticle, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has 2 single beds. You could ask for a double or twin room in advance.”
amritm391, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room No 1 was great”
973DavidW973, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“we had a front facing room. am sure they were all good tho.”
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