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Ullswater Hotel

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HW, England
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Ranked #94 of 149 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Newhaven, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we stayed here for 1 night as a last minute break, we had tried nearly all the hotels in bournemouth and they where full, then found this little gem,had a look at the room before we accepted as it was a small double, it may have been small, but it was very clean, and being lower ground floor it was... More

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northampton
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Am a business person who looks for reasonable accommodation when working around the country. Given the reviews on Tripadvisor & the "frank & hilarious" responses of the hotel manager to criticism (read the other reviews), we couldn't resist staying here for a couple of nights. So…watching our smelling, sorry spelling (we didn't have a Tettier with us who would be... More

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this hotel last year, myself and a friend, and raved on about the food, which was exceptional. We have just returned from Ullswater Hotel, and the food is unappertising, fish was bland and it was terrible. Poor cuts of meat was used, and some food wasn't even digestable! As my friend and I booked together, my friend... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

lets start with the good points first! you get 3 nights for the price of 2 at weekend breaks, its very quiet in the daytime..so you could have a siesta at 2pm if its a hot day. the rooms are basic,but modern. very good signal on tv reception. windows open fully to let air in.. everything is accesible for all... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

What a wonderful stay at the Ullswater hotel . Evening meals and breakfasts were lovely. Restaurant staff were very attentive, very pleasant ... There is a small lift to rooms, wifi in bar area. Short walk to the sea. Parking is hit and miss got to be lucky to find a space which is just outside the hotel.. Overall a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Thank you to The Ullswater Hotel for accommodating 22 ladies’ at short notice for a recent overnight stay. The hotel is centrally located close to all of Bournemouth’s amenities. Thoroughly enjoyed breakfast.

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CliveBournemouth, Manager at Ullswater Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review which was realistic in comparison to your colleague, as we had provided accommodation to your group of ladies at very short notice More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The hotel is pretty clean and presentable. It is situated a short walk from the town centre and the sea front. Staff are friendly and helpful although there are several members of staff who have great difficulty with understanding English. Rooms are generally presentable and of average size. Was shocked to find that there was no mattress protector and in... More

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CliveBournemouth, Owner at Ullswater Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for feedback-however mis-informed it is! We categorically do not used processed Turkey, the bird was cooked earlier prior to your arrival. Also, we do not use Bisto-which you thought you recognised. The chefs use the oil from cooking to make fresh natural juis. Unfortunately ,with this being your first ever review we would ask that you check facts... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Stayed for two nights last weekend. Very warm welcolme and very good value for money. Well situated for the town centre, just about 15 minutes walk straight into town or a little longer if you go down on to the sea front and walk along the prom. We arrived just after lunch time and were able to park outside the... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Found this hotel very pleasing, lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and very clean. Public rooms and large bedroom with an en suite. Short walk from the hotel to the cliff top. The only downside for the hotel is the lift is very small. The hotel has free wifi around the hotel. The menu was varied.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A great welcome, crystal clean, warm and cosy. Parking not easy but more than made up for with ideal location. My dog was welcome too! A pity that on murder mystery weekend not possible to have dinner without the murder! Fascinating pictures in the lounge of early brochure.

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Address: West Cliff Gardens, Bournemouth BH2 5HW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Ullswater Hotel 2*
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