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Waves In

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14 Knole Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4DQ, England (Formerly Park Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for the weekend, and we found the host Val to be an excellent ambassador for the Waves in. As front of house she is exemplary, very pleasant and goes the extra mile to be helpful. she also serves at breakfast and was again very charming, breakfast is of a high standard and the homemade bread was an absolute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not much of a B&B fan, I prefer to be left to it, and not have to deal with annoying owners. But these guys are just so nice, how could I complain! :) They are extremely helpful, but won't stalk you around or get you caught up in mindless chit-chat. The hotel is a bit far out from the... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend stayed for two nights last weekend and loved it! Val made us so welcome when we first arrived and her kindness remained throughout our stay. She gave us a map to use and had lots of dog friendly ideas for where we could visit. The breakfast in the morning was always delicious, and there was no... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a cracking hostess Val is. She made us super welcome and her personality should be bottled. We have just returned from a 3 night stay and were made to feel very welcome. Our bed was comfortable and breakfast was very enjoyable.

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Chatham, Kent UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife and I stayed overnight on Saturday. We were greeted by Val who made us very welcome. Our room was heated prior to our arrival and we were give a local area map and in the room we had lots of local information on getting about, shopping, restaurants etc. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast was first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stayed at Waves In overnight in a single room with a shared bathroom. It was fantastic and I cannot fault it, the owners were very friendly and the room was faultlessly clean and welcoming and had nice decorative touches. Sharing a bathroom wasn't a problem, it was so close to the room it felt like my own anyway. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I'd been looking for nice hotels for Valentine's day and couldn't find one! Then I stumbled across waves in. When I saw the reviews, I thought this looks nice. Then when I got there with my girlfriend, we both fell in love with it. Val, who owns waves in, is one of the nicest people I've ever met! So kind,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed at the waves in for valentines day, we were welcomed in by Val and given a map of the area and shown to our room. We stayed in a double bedroom with lovely decor, the room was nice and heated for our arrival and a little basket of tea sugar milk and coffee were left... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hotel easy to find, well-located just off the Christchurch Road between Bournemouth and Boscombe. Warm welcome and a clean twin room with en-suite facilities. Comfy beds, slept very well. Shower okay (but could do with a shelf). Excellent breakfast in the morning in a very nice dining room, and pleasant conversation with Val, who was both professional and personable. They... More 

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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We found the rooms to be clean and tidy, well located. Very friendly landlady and a really good breakfast selection with the cooked breakfast one of the best I've had. Great value for money. Not happy my team lost though.

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