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Dolphins Hotel

Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth BH2 5NR, England
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The male host, wasn't offered a name was sarcastic and abrupt, the female host was borderline aggressive. Neither were welcoming or hospitable. Wifi was the absolute minimum you could get, the breakfast was the nastiest meal I have ever had the misfortune of ingesting. Room was ok, bed was ok, shower performance was like the hosts.. lacklustre. TV was big,... More 

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Thank Gary W
Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The rooms were basic but clean and bright. The location was excellent for access to the town and BIC. The proprietor was keen to be helpful. They certainly went the extra mile for me. Food was cooked to taste and good portion size. Parking is limited but again the proprietor helped ensure sufficient was available. The hotel is situated on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Just spent 3 Nights At Dolphin made to feel at home very friendly proprietors lovely home Cooked breakfast freshly cooked to order nothing too much trouble would thoroughly recommend hope to visit again Thanks for a lovely weekend

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Thank Derek H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Booked a family night away with my Mom as it was somewhere she'd never been and wanted to go. The hotel is run by a lovely couple who were very helpful. It is bright, clean and we enjoyed a nice hot fresh cooked breakfast. Parking is restricted to a few cars on the front however once there we didn't need... More 

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Thank lauz1975
Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The Dolphins hotel has many things going for it. The owners were a delight and went out of their way to ensure we were welcome. For the price the hotel is well located and offers easy access to shops and the seafront. The breakfast was excellent. Parking is tight and late comers may struggle to find a place.

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middx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

We visited here over the bank holiday with our dog. The owners were very friendly and accommodating .We had a ground floor room with a modern shower and tea and coffee making facilities. Owners made sure we always managed to get a free parking place and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. We enjoyed the cooked breakfast and local... More 

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Thank jclaire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my family stayed here for 3 nights, the front of the hotel looked like it needed a facelift as we walked in the reception did not look like a reception I don't know how to describe it but as we went in our room it was lovely! Very clean and tidy and well decorated but there didn't seem... More 

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Thank Katherine B
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If youre coming to Bournemouth for a long weeked and do not wish to spend much time in the hotel this place is perfect. Roomsa little on the small side but its clean and comfortable. At first the price seemed alot of money but as we reviewed others we realised it wasnt so bad. Other than a little laugh at... More 

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Adligenswil, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Hotel is very old and untended. The room we had (3 bed room) was on the ground floor and therefore it was very loud. We stayed there for 3 nights and the beds have never been made and no cleaning either. The breakfast room is in the cellar and not very comfortable. The breakfast was good and Miles and... More 

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Portsmouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is our third visit here, and would not stay anywhere else in Bournmouth. The location is wonderful as the walk to the BIC is very easy as well as the beach and town are only a short distance. The owners are very kind and welcoming. The rooms are clean and great. Our shower was a double enclosure and the... More 

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