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A' Turas-Mara Guest House

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#11 of 54 B&Bs / Inns in Ayr
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Another very welcoming stay with Jackie & Billy, good facilities, clean and fresh with fantastic selection for breakfast. Off road parking for our 4 Motorbikes and close to Town centre. We will return again as usually.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The service was lovely and extremely warming, very friendly couple. We would highly recommend staying here, excellent breakfast too catering to our needs and food intolerances, we left very satisfied and full of food.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Jackie and Billy are excellent hosts. We have been visiting Turas-Mara for over 5 years now, and the hospitality received is, and always has been, of the highest standard. Very comfortable rooms and wonderful breakfasts.

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Balloch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Friendly and very comfortable with a good breakfast. They even had dairy free spread for my daughter to use. Lots of complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits in the room. Great location too, straight across the road from a Morrison's and a ten minute walk to the beach.

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Thank Geem16
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My husband & I stayed here a few years ago. We had been at the races & rather than travel home we booked this b&b for a few nights. Our room was lovely, clean & spacious. It's situated near all amenities. The owners are so friendly & can't do enough for you

Thank Maryann M
Wishaw, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Exactly what I was looking for in a B&B. Convenient for where I needed to be the next day, friendly welcome, clean and comfortable room. Breakfast was ideal for my needs, there was a lovely, light fresh fruit salad available - but any amount of other choices for those who required something more copious - I'd like to go back...

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1Thank amr2151
Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016

nice friendly couple very helpful. good location for shops not to far from beach accommodation nice and well kept. breakfast menu to choose what you liked and made to suit your taste.nothing we did not like

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1Thank AMDFM
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stayed for one night when I was in Ayr for a wedding. Very comfortable room. Great location. Very helpful and accommodating hosts and a very good breakfast. Overall excellent. If I am ever in Ayr again I will be sure to try and stay here again.

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1Thank jmacki_404208
Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Jackie and Bill run a really friendly guest house. There is parking at the side of the property and it is within walking distance of the esplanade. The rooms are clean and spacious with good wifi connection. We really enjoyed our stay here and would go again. Ayr itself is such a friendly place and my son says there are...

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1Thank jwragg_893222
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very clean, homely and great food. Jackie and Billy are great hosts. My son and I were made to feel very welcome. Nothing was too much trouble. The ;great scottish' breakfast was the perfect start to our day's golf.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM295 - RM468 (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 ”
alansV9554SW, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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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