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    Bythesea

    16 Queens Terrace, Ayr KA7 1DU, Scotland
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    • Excellent82%
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    “b b” (35 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

    We Stayed the the room for 3. The moment we opened to door we all said "wow". Everything was large the room, beds, bathroom. Everything was to a 5 star the decor, mint on pillow, fridge in room. We were handed keys to come and...More

    Thank 277liammc
    Reviewed 23 July 2016

    Fabulous room, fabulous hosts, fabulous breakfast ! The extra mile is no problem here. When enquiring about a stay I asked where a nice place for an anniversary dinner might be and on our arrival found a bottle of champagne in an ice bucket and...More

    1  Thank tim102030
    Reviewed 22 July 2016

    Decided to book a room at ByTheSea for an overnight stay after receiving recommendations from friends & family over the years. Recommendations were not unfounded as the guesthouse is spotlessly clean & comfortable with a mini fridge & secure safe in the rooms which I...More

    Thank Krustee
    Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

    Had a lovely stay at Bythesea. Room was a triple although we'd booked a twin. Was big, clean, lovely fresh sheets and towels, good tea tray. Bathroom spacious with powerful shower and Arran Aromatic products. Hair dryer and straighteners provided. Good location for the beach...More

    2  Thank angela_collett1980
    Reviewed 21 June 2016

    Had an overnight stay. Room was immaculate & had everthing you needed. Nice toiletries & hospitality tray plentiful. Breakfast was very good with lots of choice. There's a sitting room with tv & dining room very light & airy also a lovely patio area. Hope...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$69 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • South Ayrshire >
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    • Bythesea Ayr, Scotland
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    Connie J
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from Annfhg |
    I would contact them directly to find out as that kind of thing can change. It's a lovely property and the breakfasts are FAB!
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    Alimc4
    5 January 2015|
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    Response from AndyH1London | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there. By the Sea is a fantastic guest house. The sea views are only partial though to the side but it's seconds from the lovely sea front. It's only munutes from the Town with lots of eating places. Best wishes Andy
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    "We were on the top floor, which has sloping ceilings. If you are very tall, another room might be more..."
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    "front or back of hotel, all rooms were quiet."
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    "All rooms fantastic"
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