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Spyglass and Kettle

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   25-27 Stourwood Av, Dorset, BH6 3PW, Bournemouth BH6 3PW, England
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Ranked #127 of 151 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011
Jawes Kettering, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2011

Once again we visited the Spyglass & K due to its excellent cliff top location and good dog walking. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the food quality (and quantity) is above the average pub standard, also the real ales are kept in very good condition, "Old Thumper" is a joy to drink. our room, no 7, was nice... More 

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127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2011

Stopped here for sunday lunch and it wasnt very busy. Tables and menus unclean, still had remnants of a birthday party 50th decorations on tables and floor, ...possibly from previous evening. Food was of a poor quality, peas re heated i.e. different colours, sausages burnt, Broccoli over cooked, yorkshire pudding plastic. wont return here,

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

My wife & I + dog have just spent 5nights at the Spyglass and were very satisfied with the above average quality pub food, good breakfasts, a good choice of beer, well kept and in excellent condition, ( I have been on a beer judging course), the staff were very friendly and helpful. The bedrooms were a little tired but... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2010

Me and my partner went to stay at the spyglass and kettle on the 22nd October for two nights and we felt very at home. The room was basic which was fine because we didn't want anything to flash! We also really enjoyed Bournemouth the beaches and piers were lovely!! We are looking to go back next year.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

Firstly I cannot comment on the rooms etc as we only went along for a drink and lunch. We were going to sit outside as it was a mild day , but that proved a bad move, fag butts and paper all over the grass area dirty plates and glasses, and the garden generally very dirty. We ventured inside to... More 

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durham england
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

position of this place was fantastic right opposite beach,room basic which u can cope with but cleanliness poor could do with complete makeover as well.however for what we paid was good value and breakfast was really good just dont expect too much.

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camborne cornwall
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

i have read some of the reviws here and i find them a bit harsh.This is not the Ritz so dont expect it! Its a public house on a budget ....last year me and my 3 kids spent a night here...including brekky it was 45 pounds for family room! superb value and friendly staff too.The pub food was excellent so... More 

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essex
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

"DONT BOTHER" what a dump, hard bed ,windows dont shut ,to many stairs for my parents too manage, one of the rooms was next to the generator for the celler ,very noisy, then they let out 5 rooms too 15 blokes on the saturday night so we got no sleep untill sunday morning about 0400 and they was up again... More 

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Worthing, England
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169 reviews 169 reviews
48 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

Given the reviews below, I set my expectations low and was actually quite pleasantly surprised. Yes, the rooms are a little dated; sure, the windows don't close properly; and, I bet it's quite cold in the winter as the heating was poor to non-existent. However, the shower was hot and powerful, the bed and settee were comfortable, there was a... More 

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JOHNM1979
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2010

The title says it all, the rooms were terrible. Dank, dirty, dated, windows wouldn't shut, bathroom disgusting. DON'T stay there. However, the pub was ok, that's clearly where they spent the money. Again please don't stay there you WILL be disappointed.

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Address: 25-27 Stourwood Av, Dorset, BH6 3PW, Bournemouth BH6 3PW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Spyglass and Kettle 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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