Burnside Guest House, Ayr


14 Queens Terrace, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA7 1DU

    This 4 Star Guest house assures you of a warm Scottish welcome. Close to seafront and amenities of Ayr town centre. Excellent quality accommodation, value for money, great personal service. Awarded Tripadvisor Standard of Excellence 2014.

    The Burnside is a quality 4 Star guest house where you are assured of a warm Scottish welcome!
    The guest house is centrally located, close to the seafront and the amenities of Ayr town centre. Ayr has a good shopping centre and lots of restaurants and pubs to choose from. The guest house has been refurbished in a beautiful style, in keeping with its period features. Shower en-suites available, king size beds and all have TV-DVD, tea/coffee, electronic safes, hairdryer, ironing facilities and free wifi and parking. Excellent quality 4Star accommodation and service assured, not to mention superb choices on the breakfast menu endorsing local produce!

    Burnside was awarded Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by Tripadvisor. Check out the reviews.

    It is only a 20 min drive from Prestwick International airport and easily accessible from both Glasgow or the south via the A77 or the A70.

    Ayr is famous for being the birthplace of Robert Burns and the Burns Cottage and museum is a popular tourist attraction. Culzean Castle, owned by the National Trust for Scotland, is only a 20 minute drive down the beautiful Ayrshire coastline. Dumfries House is trully beautiful, close by and well worth a visit
    Ayrshire also hosts over 30 golf courses, including the famous Open Championship courses Turnberry, Old Prestwick and Royal Troon and quality municipal courses such as Belleisle. Special course fees are available for playing at Dundonald Links and at the local municipal golf courses.

    Other attractions include Ayr Racecourse, the Gaiety Theatre, Heads of Ayr Farm Park, Cycle Routes, Walks at Auchincruive, the River Ayr Way and the Ayrshire Coastal Path. Public parks include Rozelle and Belleisle. Ayr seafront has amenities for old and young alike: an exciting play area for children, crazy golf and putting. Or else you can just enjoy a leisurely walk along the esplanade or the wide sandy beach and watch the breathtaking sunsets over Arran.

    If you are planning a trip to Ayr why not stop over for a few days, there is plenty to do and see for all ages. I shall look forward to extending a warm welcome to all those visiting the Burnside Guest House.

    4 Guest House
    Cyclists Welcome Taste Our Best Walkers Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Rooms are ready for check-in: 2pm onwards. Please notify guesthouse owner time of arrival so that we can be in to greet you.

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff*
    Room 1-Single Room Ensuite
    £35.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 2 - Double or Twin Room En-Suite
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    King size double- sole occupancy
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 3-Family Room Ensuite
    £85.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 4-Twin/Double/Small Family Room + Private Shower room
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 5- Double or Twin Room Ensuite with Sea View
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Room 6 - Double Private Bathroom ground floor
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double room sole occupancy with private shower
    £40.00 per person per night (breakfast inc.)

    Sole use of a larger room available with price on request.

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday Ideal for golfing, walking, cycling, swimming, kitesurfing.
    • Seasonal Breaks


    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available One wooden high chair available for room or in breakfast room.


    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Fridge Mini fridge can be put ino room on request.
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Iron Available In each room
    • Ironing Facilities Iron and board in each room
    • Laundry Service Available Available but with a charge
    • Linen Provided
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • CD Player
    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi FREE

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Bike Storage Available
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Parking Parking permit provided for residents only street
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Breakfast Available Wide selection of choices on Breakfast menu:full Scottish breakfast; pancakes; fish dishes; vegetarian options. Intolerances/allergies catered for. Sourcing local food produce.
    • Dairy Free Dairy free breakfast accommodated for. Please inform prior to arrival.
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles Wide selection of fantastic restaurants to choose from. Exclusive restaurant guide provided.
    • Gluten Free Gluten free diet catered for. Prior notice appreciated.
    • Lunch Available Pack lunches available on request.
    • Nut Free Meals Nut free breakfasts available, please inform beforehand.
    • Restaurant Local restaurants within 5 min walk from guest house.
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop Town centre with supermarkets and wide range of shops within 5-10 min walk.
    • Tea & Coffee Available Tea and coffee available in hospitality tray in each bedroom. Includes shortbread.
    • Vegan Meals Available Prior notice required please
    • Vegetarian Vegetarian breakfasts catered for, please advise on booking.
    • Vegetarian Food Available Vegetarian breakfasts available on request.

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Internet Access FREE wifi access in all rooms
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Smoking Restricted No smoking inside guest house


    • Coastal Location
    • Sea/Loch View Top Room 5 has seaview over to Isle of Arran
    • Town Centre 5 min walk to town centre
    • Town Location 5 min walk to town centre

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers Catered for please give prior notice
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers Single room available for solo traveller.
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    By car via the A77 or A70, Queens Terrace is located near Wellington Square in Ayr town centre. Close to Ayr bus station and 10 min walk from the railway station.

    Enter Postal code: KA7 1DU into the GPS.

    Public Transport Directions

    Flights:15 min from  Prestwick airport by taxi, 1 hour south of Glasgow International airport.

    Bus: 5 min walk from Ayr bus station

    Train: 10 min walk from Ayr train station

    Taxis  abundant and reasonably priced.

    Car hire can be arranged.


    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to one or more bedrooms
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There are steps to the main entrance
      • Number of steps 2


    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • with steps and no ramp
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest

    General Questions

    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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