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The Balincourt

5.0 of 5 Guest house   |   58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF , England
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Ranked #26 of 150 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I came with my daughter and stayed in this wonderful bed and breakfast, I would recommend this place to anyone that wants to stay in Bournemouth, the rooms are lovely, comfy beds and lovely decor, breakfast is fantastic and the hosts are very friendly and helpful, nothing was to much trouble,value for money I would say is unbeatable and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Balincourt Hotel,Bournemouth ,the hotel is centrally located so easy to get to the beach,shops,restaurant and attractions,but it was the atmosphere in the hotel,beautifully decorated,but so warm and homely.The hosts Alison and Nigel made me feel so welcome from the moment I walked in,nothing was too much trouble.The room was beautifully appointed ,with so many treats waiting... More

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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments and for the room tip. You are absolutely correct; we will always go 'that extra mile' to ensure our guests have a good stay at the Balincourt. More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm welcome awaited us as we arrived. Parking space located to the front of the property and we were granted by a lovely gentleman who showed us to our room, a spacious double ensuite bedroom. Spotlessly clean, lovely bedlinen and the most comfortable bed you could imagine. Breakfast the next day was extremely well organised, plentiful and excellent quality.... More

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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We're pleased you enjoyed your stay and of course the famous Balincourt breakfast! More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment you walk in you get a very nice homey feeling. The room (6) was very well presented/decor in fact the whole hotel is very well presented and clean. The breakfast is also very nice. Location is only a short walk to the beach, bars and restaurants. The staff are very friendly.. I wouldn't think twice about booking... More

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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. More

Cannock, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Balincourt is ideally located for visiting Bournemouth and the surrounding area. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel is tastefully decorated, spotlessly clean, and although the final flight of stairs to our room were a little steep, the room was good with everything we needed, including bottles of water, free wifi, TV and DVD player, etc., and... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Balincourt. We'll pass your comments on to staff. Please visit us again. More

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

we stayed at this hotel 25 july for 2 nights arriving on a Friday morning for a wedding we stayed in room 6 we were met by nigel on arrivel and showen to our room it was perfect every small detail thought about. the breakfast was very good plenty of choice. the staff were all lovely we would stay here... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Ann, thanks for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Balincourt when you're next in Bournemouth. More

Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at The Balincourt for our anniversary weekend and it was really lovely. When we arrived, we found it easily and it's in a good location- near the beaches and between Bournemouth and Boscome. It's also set back from the road behind trees and the garden is gorgeous. Nigel greeted us and showed us to our room (14). It... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

We're so glad you had a good stay for your anniversary weekend. We're particularly proud of our dining room which has recently been redecorated. The Balincourt is a listed building and we were very careful to make sure that the final result was in keeping with its Victorian heritage. More

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8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a weekend at The Balincourt, the hotel is really well placed to visit Boscome and Bournemouth beaches. We made the most of this and also visited Poole and Christchurch, the area is beautiful! We were in the superior room, which was very comfortable and spacious with lovely little touches like chocolates and biscuits to have... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We very much appreciate your comments and are glad you enjoyed your stay. Re water pressure in the showers there can be occasions where this may be an issue. For the benefit of other guests, please do let us know and we'll be glad to advise. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a 2 night break at The Balincourt and what a great break it was. The Superior room was well worth the little bit extra. The people who own/manage it are so very friendly and welcoming. It is nice and quiet, perhaps the 'no children' rule helps in this respect. Upon arrival, we were greeted by... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The Balincourt is a quiet place to stay and our guests do appreciate our 'no children' policy. Thanks also for your comments about our breakfasts. We agree with you that keeping food hot under lights is no substitute for freshly cooked. More

Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Found this little gem via Trip Advisor. We stayed for two nights to take in our 55th wedding anniversary. Our choice could not have been improved on. Very friendly welcome at reception. Room number 9 was excellent with twin beds and a walk in shower (and it worked well too!). Provided goodies included Bottle Water, Tea, Coffee, and an impressive... More

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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review which we're sure will be helpful to other travellers to Bournemouth. More

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Address: 58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Balincourt 5*
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