Located in Ayr, Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate offers accommodations with free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a shared lounge and a garden.

There's a private bathroom with hot tub in some units, along with bathrobes, slippers and a hairdryer.

Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a à la carte or a Full English/Irish breakfast.

Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate has a terrace.

Ayr Racecourse is 2.9 miles from the accommodation, while Robert Burns Birthplace Museum is 6 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Glasgow Prestwick, 6 miles from Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 12, 2018

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Hosted by Annie

9.9
Host Review Score

Annie
I would like to introduce to you retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate is set in a historical wood of 114 acres, the house was a former shooting cottage built in the arts n crafts period 1930s with an amazing location by the banks of the river Ayr. Your country retreat, rest and relax in a period property, with a unique considered design for your enjoyment. Ayr river walks, surrounded with woodland wildlife and birdsong The ardesia room has a firm orthopaedic mattress, with private shower room, allocated to this room private the silken beige room has heated water bed double whirlpool ensuite, the copper verde suite has king size heated water bed, and large shower ensuite plenty of private safe parking, all rooms have their own private garden and sitting space with tables, chairs and parasols. All floors are tiled, with one or two steps in some areas. There is a hot tub in garden area which can be pre booked at property with Annie, contact property for this and any other requests to make your stay more memorable We have a private taxi, and trips can be arranged hosted by Annie(ambling with Annie) great fun. Only 5 mins to Ayr town centre in car, 10 mins to Prestwick.
We enjoy hosting and would love you to visit, we are always looking for new ways to pamper guests. we love stories and story telling, we have shitzus which love everyone very relaxed wee dogs chilled and make us chilled too lots of history and tourist opportunities to share and learn together great fun. We are currently installing Hot tub updating page when ready
Dumfries House 10 mins by car away, Burns tourist attractions first one at the bottom of the garden the Burns Cairn Burns cottage and museum 10 mins away by car Culzean Castle 20 mins away by car The Knowe is perfectly located for all attractions, Ayr River Walks on app you cn walk 45 miles or more, cycling, and horse riding. Ayr beach 10 mins away by car
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ayr Racecourse
    2.5 miles
  • Belleisle Golf Club
    4 miles
  • Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
    4.5 miles
  • Royal Troon
    5.2 miles
  • Ballochmyle Golf Club
    7.5 miles
  • Dundonald Golf Course
    9.9 miles
  • Glasgow Gailes
    10.6 miles
  • Culzean Castle & Country Park
    12.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar twa dugs
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant elliots prestwick
    2.5 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Ayr beach
    1.9 miles
  • Mountain carrick hills
    3.1 miles
  • Mountain galloway hills
    12.4 miles
  • River Ayr
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Prestwick Beach
    3.2 miles
  • Ayr Beach
    3.5 miles
  • Greenan Beach
    4.5 miles
  • South Beach
    6 miles
Public transit
  • Train Ayr Railway Station
    3.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
    2.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    27.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Airport
    57 miles
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Amenities of Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Secure parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Baggage storage
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Security alarm
General
  • Electric blankets
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

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 18

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 5:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Kindly note there are 3 small dogs living on site but are not allowed in the bedrooms or in the guest areas.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate

  • Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate is 3.1 miles from the center of Ayr.

  • Room options at Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate by:

    • Taxi 10min
    • Car 10min

  • Check-in at Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • The prices at Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Guests staying at Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Retreat at The Knowe Auchincruive Estate on this page.