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This property is a 12-minute walk from the beach. Standing proudly within Ayr town center, this hotel with free car parking and Wi-Fi is the place to stay whether on business or pleasure.

Comfortably furnished and well-appointed, the Ayrshire and Galloway Hotel offers affordable rates, and nothing is overlooked. Guests can enjoy contemporary cuisine in the Bistro or opt for something with a Mediterranean twist from the Meridian Cafe Bar located right next door.

Enjoy a walk along the promenade, discover 'Rabbie Burn' country, horse racing, golf or just enjoy the pastimes in the surrounding areas. On the ground floor you will find the reception, the bistro and the Shire Bar. The Shire Bar is a warm, welcoming place where you can enjoy a hearty dram in front of an open fire.

This is our guests' favorite part of Ayr, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Ayrshire and Galloway has been welcoming guests since Aug 14, 2009

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Ayr, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Free parking available at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Ayrshire and Galloway

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Ayr Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    2,650 feet from property
  • Greenan Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.5 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ayr Racecourse
    0.8 miles
  • Belleisle Golf Club
    1.1 miles
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
    2.1 miles
  • Royal Troon
    4.8 miles
  • Culzean Castle & Country Park
    9.5 miles
  • Dundonald Golf Course
    9.9 miles
  • Ballochmyle Golf Club
    10.6 miles
  • Glasgow Gailes
    10.7 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Ayr Beach
    2,650 feet
  • Greenan Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Prestwick Beach
    2.7 miles
  • South Beach
    5 miles
Public transit
  • Train Ayr Railway Station
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    3.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    29.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    60 miles
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2 Restaurants On Site

    The Meridian

    Food: British, Italian, Mexican, Pizza, International, European

    The Bistro

    Food: American, British, Italian, Pizza, Scottish, Seafood, Spanish, Steakhouse, International

Amenities of The Ayrshire and Galloway
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secure parking
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
Languages Spoken
  • English
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


12:00 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo The Ayrshire and Galloway accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note: The hotel does not accept American Express as a guarantee or for payment

FAQs about The Ayrshire and Galloway

  • The prices at The Ayrshire and Galloway may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Ayrshire and Galloway by:

    • Train 2min

  • Check-in at The Ayrshire and Galloway is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at The Ayrshire and Galloway include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Single
    • Family

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from The Ayrshire and Galloway.

  • The Ayrshire and Galloway is 800 feet from the center of Ayr.

  • The Ayrshire and Galloway offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)

  • The Ayrshire and Galloway has 2 restaurants:

    • The Meridian
    • The Bistro