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Living Room Bournemouth

4.0 of 5 2 Drury Road | Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8HA, England (Formerly Thanet House)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my 2 night stay at the Living Room, clean, comfortable and spacious room with plenty of storage and hangers for my not so light travelling - well it is November! We found the Living Room to be unpretentious yet different to your average B&B which suited our taste. It was a long journey down from Shropshire and having spent... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It is positive to hear that you found us 'unpretentious' but 'different'! We do strive to make the atmosphere homely & relaxing with a touch of quirkiness. Thank you for your review - hopefully your partner won the rest of his matches & you shopped til you dropped! More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked two rooms for my husband and I and my mother for a couple of nights to use Bournemouth as a base for visiting the Isle of Wight and other Devon attractions and the manager Trish(?) was very helpful indeed. This is a great little B&B in walking distance to the stylish Westbourne shops and cafes but it was... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It's good to hear you enjoyed your stay. It is a shame about the boiled eggs - sometimes eggs seem to be like hair & you end up with a bad egg day! I hope your very charming mother enjoyed the rest of her visit to the UK & thank you for your review. More

Northumberland, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had stayed at The Living Room on a few occasions when under the previous management and had always been happy. When we realised that there were different owners we were a bit apprehensive and actually looked at other accommodation. However the location is very handy for us to visit friends and family so we decided to give it a... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It's great that you still like coming to stay at The Living Room & that you appreciated the improvements we continue to make. It is always our pleasure to accommodate lovely & witty guests & we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time with your 'new' grandchild! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

four of us stayed here on the 2nd and 3rd of October ,in two double rooms ,which were bright and clean,the breakfasts very good ,I enjoyed the scrambled eggs and smoked salmon,and the pancakes with cinnamon butter and maple syrup my sweet fix for the day! ,also you can help yourself to fresh milk and water to take to your... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It is always nice to have groups of friends staying here so we are glad you all enjoyed meeting up for a break at The Living Room. I hope all of you have managed to rest your legs after so much walking! Thank you for your review. More

Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We arrived here on the 04/10/14 & stayed for two nights, we were a party of six with four of us running the Bournemouth half marathon on the Sunday. First impressions were great the bedrooms were really bright & clean with everything you need in them. We explained to the owner that we would have to get up early for... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

We were glad to be of service to you all - after all we were so impressed that you were running the marathon considering none of us could even run around the block! Thanks for then finding the energy to write us a review & we hope you have all recovered. Well done! More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It was a few months ago that we stayed, but since then I have spent time in a few fairly soulless hotels, and the comparison reminded me that I had wanted to write a review in praise of the very lovely Living Room. The fact that it was gloriously sunny weather undoubtedly made our trip that much nicer, but in... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

Wow, it is nice to get a retrospective review so thank you for remembering us. Zak is always happy for an excuse to ply anyone with coffee (that he apparently makes with love!) - so that with the sunshine undoubtedly should to be good for the soul! More

Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We could not have asked for a better bed and breakfast. The accommodation was first class with many nice extra touches. The breakfast could not be bettered with a huge choice and very friendly service. Will definitely return when we revisit Bournemouth which is one of our favourite locations to visit. Malc and Kathy Twinn

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It is always great to welcome such positive & funny guests so we hope you do visit again! Thank you so much for your review. More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It was a lovely stylishly furnished room and the attention to details was fabulous. Breakfast was interesting with a menu choice with some wonderful sauteed potatoes in paprika. The only thing that didn't suit me was streaky bacon.

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

We are happy you liked your room & potatoes. It is a shame about the bacon though - we are actually about to change to using back bacon in some of our dishes so you will have to come back to try it! Thanks for such a lovely review. More

Furness Vale, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had the most enjoyable stay at the Living Room beginning of September. The room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We looked forward to a delicious breakfast every morning a very varied menu with the best coffee anywhere. The customer service was second to none and we were made to feel very welcome.

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to have you both stay here for 6 nights, we loved having your company whilst enjoying our coffee & breakfasts! Thank you for taking the time to then write us a review. More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We were given a lovely, friendly welcome, the room was very charming and very clean. The tasty brownies were a lovely touch too. There was attention to detail throughout our stay and the breakfast was delicious. We felt very at ease, had a wonderful one night stay, and will definitely be booking again when we are back down in that... More

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Zak118, Owner at Living Room Bournemouth, responded to this review

We are pleased that you felt at ease because we do want it to feel like your Living Room! We really appreciate you taking time to write us a review & look forward to meeting you again so we can thank you personally! More

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Address: 2 Drury Road | Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8HA, England (Formerly Thanet House)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Living Room Bournemouth 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Thanet House Hotel Bournemouth

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