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Hamilton Hall

Certificate of Excellence
1 Carysfort Road, Bournemouth BH14EJ, England
Hamilton Hall
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Burghfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been meaning to visit Hamilton Hall for some time now, and finally got the chance although only for a couple of nights. Straight away John and the establishment make you feel relaxed and welcome. Our room, (as was the whole place) was spotlessly clean, very relaxing and welcoming. The attention to detail is amazing. I cannot remember staying anywhere... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

As the only venue of it's kind in Bournemouth. As the only venue of its kind in the whole of the UK. As the only venue of its kind in all of Europe and as the onlky venue of its kind we can find anywhere Hamilton Hall certainly is a little gem, and thanks for your kind words and thoughts... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed recently for a few all-too-short days and nights at Hamilton Hall and enjoyed every minute. John and his one helper worked tirelessly to ensure that all the guests were made to feel very welcome. The evening meals we enjoyed were really first class and there was ample for my healthy appetite. It was a real delight to go... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

It is always a delight to read a positive review concerning what we have been offering and especially so when from such nice guests. We spend a lot of time keeping the place clean and tidy and glad to say, even if a bit of dust or the occasional pube is found, it is not the end of the world...... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from a mid week get away at HamiltonHall. This is a wonderful place to stay and John makes you feel so welcome. The rooms are really tastefully decorated with so many interesting things to make it a hotel with a difference. In every corner there is something to catch your eye and the downstairs loo has... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Always so good to once again know that what we offer here at Hamilton Hall is well received. Having recently refurbished the Community Room and always re doing, re furnishing, re painting and re newing - costs a huge amount of money and when we get such good reviews like this, it makes it all worth while. Big thanks. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I very nervously booked to stay at the Hamilton Hall to help me with my transition from a married man to a gay man and boy this was the right place to do it!. I arrived on Friday 05/06/2015 as it was my birthday the next day and did not know what to expect but after a couple of hours... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

What a delightful review and so good to see that what we offer here is so well received. It is not easy ' coming out' - especially for a married man entering a whole new world - which is HUGELY common - and with some good sensible company and guys who have their heads screwed on offering constructive guidelines and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

What can I say john is a fantastic host always wants to please his guests nothing to much for him, a lovely lovely man. My stay for the chill out week end June 5th Fr to sun was fantastic, a real chill out just what I needed the bedroom number 3 was excellent very spacious very clean and the bed... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Always good to have a happy customer - although we see you more as a friend we have not met yet ( or is that just too much like a Hallmark card... ??? ) ha ha Thanks for the kind words and we really do have a great time here and meet some most interesting people - and Jon was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

i asked for free holiday which john very kindly said yes to i went there on the 7th may till the 13th may as johns guest as soon as i walked in to hamilton hall i felt relaxed calm and very very welcomed was shown my room got undressed and with in ten mins was walking around compleatly naked no... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Hamilton Hall is a NOT FOR PROFIT VENUE - only paid for through the hard work of its owner and with no financial backing from a charity, big business or anyone or anything else, just our hard work - and we offer free weekends and week long periods to those who are unwell and seriously in need of a break,... More 

Totton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

catering for all shades of gay men, HH provided every comfort. Reasonably priced and very friendly. Special events and karaoke are regularly available, and it's not far from Boscombe beach. The staff make this a home from home.

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Introducing a very informal and small CABARET EVENING with ' THE NAKED SINGER' ROBERT - is a new way forward for Hamilton Hall and this first evening was such fun, and where even I murdered a couple of songs - that this is going to become a regular evening here - maybe monthly - so keep an eye on our... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I arrived at Hamilton Hall exhausted and in need of recharging both my body and soul. My first impression was how relaxed the hotel/home appeared; there seemed to be a peaceful aura emanating from every corner. The rooms are of a very good standard for the price charged and the food was exceptional and delivered in abundance. I found the... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Hamilton Hall starred in the TV programme 3 IN A BED ( first series ) and it showed how we offer a safe and secure venue for men in a world that offers abuse and homophobia - even now - and how support and friendship is so important in this corporate run world of anonymous hotels with anonymous staff and... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Hamilton Hall is a gem of a guesthouse! I've stayed at Hamilton Hall 4 times over the last 10 years - and each time I've had a great time there. The place is well decorated (many exotic statues and paintings/wall hangings adorn the communal rooms, as well as the bedrooms) and it all feels very welcoming. The host, John Bellamy... More 

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

It costs a great deal of time and money keeping Hamilton Hall redecorated, new beds and bedding, updating and renewing on a constant basis in order to keep the venue as you would hope to find it. In the spring a fortune is spent on the garden and many of these hidden costs go unnoticed - or unappreciated - until... More 

Redhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Once again a fun and fascinating visit to the unique Hamilton Hall. Good company, good food, good conversation. HH has been a home away from home for me for a dozen or so years and hopefully for a dozen more.

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Another lovely review, thank you - It touches me dearly to know that what we offer here at Hamilton Hall is appreciated and enjoyed. Since the TV programme ' 3 IN A BED' was shown again recently - we received hundreds of e mails of congratulations and appreciation of our NOT FOR PROFIT aspect and especially because we offer FREE... More 

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