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Living Room Bournemouth

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2 Drury Road | Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8HA, England (Formerly Thanet House)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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
    5 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great find for a short break with my son in April 2015. The breakfast was a particular highlight as there were multiple gluten free cooked choices and gluten free cakes in the room on arrival were a nice touch. Pleasant service with clean bright rooms. A 5min walk to the beach through Alum Chine and you are on the... More 

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

Thank you for choosing to stay here & writing a lovely review. Hopefully if your son ever returns we can find him some seafood on the beach! If this review tempts you to book - we recommend contacting us on 01202761135 to ensure you get the room that suits you and the best rates! More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit but hopefully not our last. It is a beautiful house, stylishly decorated with an impressive nod to the age of the property. The bedroom and bathroom were spotless and the bed comfortable. Breakfast choice was both varied and plentiful, coffee excellent (this is often not the case in many places). There is a nice casual... More 

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

It was lovely to meet you both, it's great you enjoyed your stay & took the time to write a review considering you were only here for 1 night! We liked your description of service as 'casual efficiency'! Thank you. More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a return trip to collect my son from uni. I wasn't disappointed . A very warm welcome and the owner even remembered me! A lovely room and a great atmosphere with a lovely breakfast. I will certainly return again. Thank you

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

Thank you for taking the time in your busy life to write us a review - sorry you have already stayed again before this reply! Glad you had a nice Easter with your son & hopefully we will see you next time you visit him. More 

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My Mum and I stayed here for just one night and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had the twin room on the first floor which was beautifully decorated, I really liked the shabby chic seaside theme. Teresa made us feel very welcome and gave us all the information we needed upon check in, pointed out the welcome info in the little... More 

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

Hopefully you can return because you were such delightful guests and your stay seemed so short. We look forward to meeting you both again so you can try more breakfast options! Thank you. If this review tempts you to book - we recommend contacting us on 01202761135 to ensure you get the room that suits you and the best rates! More 

Northumberland, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A couple of times a year we set off on the long journey South to visit friends and family. This was our 5th visit (at least) to The Living Room, 2nd under current management. The welcome is friendly, the rooms clean and comfortable, yummy complimentary brownies and lots of choice for breakfast. What is not to like? The location is... More 

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

We are really appreciative of a second review from you especially as you are always so busy on your amazing trips around the world! Thanks for the much needed prior warning of your return-we look forward to it! If this review tempts you to book - we recommend contacting us on 01202761135 to ensure you get the room that suits... More 

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

Situated a short walk from Westbourne and its useful amenities including shops, restaurants and cafés; this spacious accommodation with its charming hosts, was just the healing respite that The Doctor (46) had ordered.I would have liked to stay longer to have taken advantage of the proximity to beach, potential walks, and the great food. (Compliments to the chef.) The proprietor... More 

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

We were happy to hear that you benefited from our healing powers especially those passed through stepping on to the soft bath mats! We hope you have had time to purchase a magical mat for yourself as well as take the time to write us such a witty review! Thank you. If this review tempts you to book - we... More 

Sutton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is the first time I've tried a B&B in Bournemouth and it is a lovely one! very friendly and spotlessly clean - very impressed. The breakfast selection was amazing - somthing for everyone - I had the Gluten Free Corn fritters with Halloumi cheese, the home made chilli jam was gorgeous! The room I stayed in was very clean... More 

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

It's great when guests like to try one of our more unusual breakfast dishes, hopefully your daughter-in-law can visit one day to try the corn fritters too! Thank you for your lovely review. If this review tempts you to book - we recommend contacting us on 01202761135 to ensure you get the room that suits you and the best rates! More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Such a nice place to stay, very welcoming, fantastic breakfast. My misses is really fussy about hotels and this one got the thumbs up. A short walk to Westbourne with some nice places to eat. Close enough to take a beach walk to Bournemouth.

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

You & the misses were lovely guests - we would never have known she was fussy - she wasn't a diva at all! Thank you for writing a review and hopefully you can get a short break again soon... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

After reading all the reviews here I thought I'd opt for a bed and breakfast rather than a standard hotel. It was a very good thing I did! It was the first bed and breakfast I have been to and everything was just right! Location is great! it was a nice walk down to the beach.. a nice 10-15 minute... More 

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

Glad you chose to take a risk & book a B&B! It's a shame we missed you at breakfast, especially as you had a such a good sense of humour but thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a cute review!! More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stayed at the Living Room for 2 nights, and it was lovely. Great location, a short walk from Westbourne, and only a 15 minute stroll from Bournemouth its self. The B&B is a gorgeous boutique style building, which was stunningly clean, comfortable and ultimately relaxing. The room we stayed in was lovely and the bed was one of the most... More 

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

Thank you for describing us with great words such as 'stunningly' & 'ultimately'. It was lovely to have you both to stay and see you have a brilliant weekend full of surprises, we were VERY jealous! If this review tempts you to book - we recommend contacting us on 01202761135 to ensure you get the room that suits you and... More 

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