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Hamilton Hall

Certificate of Excellence
1 Carysfort Road, Bournemouth BH14EJ, England
Hamilton Hall

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  • 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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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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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 1 helpful vote
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
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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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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This place is a national treasure. Bring an open mind, a sense of fun, some broadminded notions and you will have a ball. You will need to keep up with the conversations around the communal dining room as they might range from politics, show business, conspiracy theories, holidays in Hawaii, public personalities or any other subject. The views will be... More 

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slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR READERS AND GUESTS I am always aware that some of those who attend our Special Events might get the wrong idea and not come with the right intentions, and it does happen occasionally. The web site makes it very clear but some people only read what they want. This weekend everything went really well and... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Made inquiries as I found the website hard to fathom I see from other reviews I am not the only one!!! Told I was having a having a bad day – a Homer Simpson day? not sure what that had to do with my booking? Then in a email he sent me he used vulgar language and told me I... More 

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slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Hi have you any more spaces for two fabulous people this Christmas? Can you send me some information on your hotel as I do not have time to trawl through your labyrinth maze of a website. Also this is going to be surprise for my truly remarkable young man I would like a nice bottle Krug Rosé Brut NV Champagne... More 

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