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Cransley

Certificate of Excellence
11 Knyveton Road | East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3QG, England
Cransley
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Stratford upon Avon
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cransley offered everything we needed for a two night break. From entering the property it was clear that quality was of the utmost importance. These people care about your stay offering 5 star comfort and cleanliness and our choice of continental breakfast (cooked on offer too) didn't disappoint with a range of fresh fruits and preserves rarely served in larger... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This B&B is truly amazing- warm, welcoming and very well looked after! The two hosts Sinon and Jonathan look after their guests in a friendly and caring way. The house and rooms are in excellent condition and decorated with love and care with lovely details. The breakfast was very tasty and there was nothing left to wish for!! Worth every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Me and my girlfriend would definitely stay at this hotel again and would recommend to anyone. Only ten minutes from town and the sea front. But it's a really quiet area with no loud clubs and pubs around. Really pleasant owners and reception. Brilliant little B+B.

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Tom, Thanks for the kind words and taking the time to review the Cransley. I'm so pleased you and Sammi had a nice experience and also enjoyed the Casa Pepe for your steak. Looking forward to seeing you both again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stayed here with my French family for the bank holiday weekend. I could not fault it. Clean, lovely decor, comfortable, well-equipped rooms, great breakfasts, friendly, helpful owners. I absolutely recommend it.

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

It was so much fun having you all with us. Five French and Helen as the token English lady. I promise to work on my French should you return. Very pleased that our optional breakfast worked to your advantage and saved you some money. Thank you so much - and other guests too, for giving us the high scores. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A lovely B&B, clean, welcoming and unusual decor which is very rare among quite 'plain' B&Bs and hotels surrounding. Simon and Jonathon obviously strive for excellent customer service - they could not have been more welcoming and friendly and a nice little touch is that they referred to us by name straight away (to most other places you are just... More 

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Polly and Daniel, it was lovely having you both to stay and I really enjoyed chatting with you both. Thank you so much for the lovely review, very much appreciated. More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We stayed for two nights over a weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The room was bright, light, clean and well decorated. The ensuite was well designed with large white towels and all soaps and creams. Rooms were well appointed and very comfortable . Breakfast is pre ordered and was very good, hot and tasty. Fruit and cereals were available... More 

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Delighted you both enjoyed your stay with us and taking the time to leave a review. Hope to see you both again next year. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I stayed at The Cransley on four occasions whilst visiting my girlfriend, who was working in Bournemouth for six weeks. I can't say enough good things about the place. It has a very relaxing and welcoming vibe, enhanced by the excellent service provided by the owners Simon and Jonathan. Their exquisite taste is reflected in the decor, which gives the... More 

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely feedback. It was a delight having you and Helena to stay and would love to see you next year or later in the season. Enjoyed our chats :-) More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This hotel is a delightful find. it was more comfortable than the expensive place we stayed in last year at three times the price. It's so's nice I want to move in permanently; but as they only do breakfast I would have to find a good place for dinner. The decor is very tasteful, the rooms are very clean and... More 

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the complimentary review Susan. Like the previous reviewer you were also booked in as an overspill from the Elstead Hotel opposite. We were both thrilled that you enjoyed it and hope that you visit us again. Warm Regards, Jonathan & Simon. More 

Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We travelled to Bournemouth for a Masonic weekend and were allocated the Cransley as an overspill from the Elstead, I was a bit worried because it looked so small on their website so I emailed the hotel a month before our visit and was really pleased to get a quick reply from Simon who said he would allocate us in... More 

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Jonathan-and-Simon, Owner at Cransley, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Once again apologies for the error in the room request. It was down to human error and your name was entered in the next consecutive line. it was only on the day you arrived we realised that the automated online booking system had meanwhile booked another party into Room 5.... More 

Lancing, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Loved staying at the Cransley! On first site the very lovely building took my breath away! The Interior of the house was stunning and radiated warmth and elegance. Simon and Jonathan were the most accomadating hosts with thier wonderful helpers Georgie and Hector! Simon helped me with my bags to the top floor and explained the facilities in great detail.... More 

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