Budget Friendly Accommodation West Coast of Ayrshire
KA7 2UT, Ayr, 16 Racecourse Road
You are invited to feel welcome and comfortable at this professionally operated hotel, one of Ayr's leading family-run establishments for over 40 years. Located in the heart of Ayr, just a few minutes' walk along... read more
KA7 1DW, Ayr, 2-4 Cassillis Street
In the oldest part of town, just 2 minutes' walk from Ayr's sandy beach and the town centre, this charming, family-run hotel offers lovely rooms, tasty Scottish breakfasts and free Wi-Fi and parking. Next to... read more
£ 38.00View Rates
KA9 1QG, Prestwick, 17 Links Road
The Golf View in Prestwick overlooks Prestwick Old Course and is minutes from rail and air links, 20 other golf courses, tennis and sailing. The sea and beautiful Arran can be seen from the elegant... read more
£ 45.33View Rates
KA7 1DU, Ayr, 16 Queens Terrace
Set within a stunning conservation area of Victorian and Georgian townhouses, this family-run guest house is ideally located within 2 minutes’ walk from the beach. There is free Wi-Fi. Each room has an en suite... read more
£ 59.50View Rates
KA8 8LD, Ayr, 15 Prestwick Rd
The Kilkerran is a 10-minute drive from Prestwick Airport. The guest house is close to Newton-on-Ayr railway station and the X77 bus route to Prestwick Airport and Glasgow. Late arrivals and early departures are catered... read more
£ 27.00View Rates
KA7 1DT, Ayr, Esplanade
Boasting panoramic views over the Clyde to the Isle of Arran, and only 5-minutes’ walk from Ayr town centre, the hotel presents itself as the ideal base from which to explore the beauty of Ayrshire.... read more
KA7 1UG, Ayr, Dalblair Rd
Close to Ayr seafront and a few metres from the town centre, Mercure Ayr is a comfy hotel with swimming pool, bath spa, and gym. Free WiFi is available throughout. Other health facilities include a... read more
£ 39.60View Rates
KA7 1DU, Ayr, Queens Terrace
This Victorian house is 200 metres from Ayr's seafront and 600 metres from the shops of the town centre. It has free Wi-Fi, free on-street parking and en suite rooms with flat-screen TVs. The Daviot... read more
£ 45.00View Rates
KA8 8LE, Ayr, 39 Prestwick Road
Beechwood En-suite Rooms is ideally located between both the towns of Ayr and Prestwick, and is just an 8 minutes’ drive from Prestwick Airport. This accommodation offers modern en suite bedrooms, a coffee lounge/social area... read more
£ 41.65View Rates
KA7 2HY, Ayr, 25 Castlehill Road
Turas-Mara is a beautifully maintained, family-run guest house offering good food and free Wi-Fi. Both Ayr town centre and Ayr Rail Station are less than half a mile away. There are 4 golf courses within... read more
KA72AY, Ayr, 36 Miller Road
Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Miller House Courtyard is situated in Ayr, just 500 metres from Ayr Beach. Housed in a building dating from 19th century, this bed and breakfast is 1.6 km... read more
£ 40.00View Rates
KA7 1DU, Ayr, 14 Queens Terrace
Situated only 100 yards from Ayr beach, the 4-star Burnside Guest House is a terraced Victorian property, 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre. Belleisle And Seafield Golf Courses are 5 minutes’ drive from the... read more
£ 50.00View Rates
KA7 2DL, Ayr, 32 Park Circus
Set in Ayr within 1.6 km of Ayr Racecourse and 3.2 km of Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Lochinver Guesthouse features rooms with free WiFi. This guest house offers room service. The rooms in the guest... read more
£ 38.50View Rates
KA8 0LJ, Ayr, 90 Main Road
Boasting a bar and free WiFi, Maze Serviced Apartment is located in Ayr. The property is situated 0.4 km from Ayr Racecourse. Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is 6 km from the guest house. Free on-street... read more
£ 63.00View Rates
KA6 5HS, Ayr, Auchincruive estate The knowe
Situated in Ayr, Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate offers accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a shared lounge and a garden. There is a private bathroom with hot tub and... read more
£ 80.10View Rates
Why Go and Stay in this delightful town ?
There are many reasons to visit this delightful town in Scotland. First of all the scenic countryside has some of the most breathtaking views, so don’t forget your camera. Check out the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum where there are interactive exhibits to keep children occupied along with a play area outside. As it’s located in the Gulf Stream, the town experiences temperate climates so is perfect for fishing, hiking and cycling all year round.
For those people interested in horses, a visit to the Ayrshire Equitation Centre is an absolute must. You can take part in show jumps, working hunter jumps, scenic hacking along with finding out more about horses.
The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre isn’t too far from the town centre offering steam open days, ideal for railway enthusiasts. Have a relaxing drive to Brodick Castle and Country Park to see waterfalls cascading down spine chilling gorges then finish off with a picnic at Brodick Bay.
Ayr horse racecourse is famous as the venue of the Scottish Grand National, the Ayrshire Handicap and the Ayr Gold Cup. There are many great golf courses in and around the town, with Open Championship venues of Royal Troon and Turnberry only a short drive away. Public golf courses are Belleisle, Seafield and Dalmilling. Glasgow is less than one hour by train.
After a busy day out sightseeing you know you can head for your hotel or bed and breakfast accommodation to have a quick shower before hitting the night life in the town.
Budget hotel or b&b rooms in or near town centre
The best place to stay in Ayr is in cheap hotels or reasonably priced bed & breakfasts right in the town centre. From your family rooms that have everything to make it a home from home, you can explore Ayr in Scotland and the surrounding areas quite easily.
With so many b&b’s, cheap hotels and other types of accommodation such as holiday homes and inns to choose from, you are definitely spoilt for choice.
Family rooms are perfect if you have small children. As well as a comfortable bed for you, cots and single beds are provided so everyone can have a good night’s sleep in their bed and breakfast accommodation.
If you decide to stay for a night in cheap hotels you won’t be disappointed either. Most rooms to let have en suite bathrooms with toiletries provided. Expect a sumptuous breakfast when choosing bed and breakfast to make a good start to your day. With so much to see and do there’s nothing quite like returning to b&b’s to relax and recharge your batteries.
Whether you want to reserve single, double or family rooms for one night or weekend, you will be happy with what you get. Everyone will also receive a warm, friendly, Scottish welcome from their accommodating hosts.
When staying overnight within close distance of the town centre, Ayr train station is nearby on Smith Street, which is just beside Burns Statue Square, offering frequent rail connections to various cities and town across Scotland and England. Glasgow central railway station can be reached within 1 hour by train.
Popular in Ayr is staying for one night before or after a flight from Prestwick Airport, located 4 miles from town. It’s Glasgow’s second airport besides GLA airport, which is situated just outside Glasgow city centre.
Main railway station ?
The main town rail station is Ayr Railway station, located on Smith Street. Towns in Ayrshire and Glasgow Central station are easy reachable by taking a local train.
Glasgow central is well served by trains from all over Scotland and England. Birmingham main New Street station, Waverley rail station in Edinburgh, and London Euston Station by sleeper service trains.
Where is Ayr ?
The seaside resort town of Ayr is located in south Ayrshire Scotland, not far from Glasgow Prestwick International Airport.
Ayrshire, located on the south-west coast of Scotland, attracts many visitors every year. The region is easy accessible via the new M77 motorway, which links it to Glasgow. The city centre of Glasgow is just over 35 miles to the north-east.
- Greenock — 33 miles
- Stranraer Cairnryan Ferry Port — 41 miles
- Stirling — 52 miles
- Edinburgh (see b&b’s) — 64 miles
- Perth Scotland — 79 miles
The nearest airport is Glasgow Prestwick airport, located only 4 miles away from town.
Glasgow GLA Airport can be reached in one hour.
Must See Attractions and Sights
Culzean Castle and Country Park
(Maybole, KA19 8LE Scotland)
Culzean estate is a delightful castle with beautiful grounds. It is located right on the coast and a 20 minutes coastal drive from Ayr.
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
(Murdoch’s Lone, Alloway, KA7 4PQ Scotland)
Birthplace of poet Robert Burns, which is nowadays a very interesting museum.
(The Low Green, Seafront KA8 8BH, Scotland)
Children’s play area at the seafront, close to the beach. Great fun park for kids.
(2 -6 Whittletts Road, KA8 0JE, Scotland)
Lovely horse track. It’s only a short walk to the side of the course, or go to the large grand stand where you can get excellent views of the horses running.