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The Balincourt

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58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF , England
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was arranged to stay in room numbered 6 which is in 1st floor and has a beautiful view. Every morning I was reserved my own table, be served with beautiful English breakfast and impressed with the traditional Earl Grey tea. It's peaceful when staying here. Next time, when I comeback, I will stay here again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Had a lovely weekend stay here in October. Very clean throughout. Comfortable bed. Warm and friendly service. Lovely breakfast. Couldn't fault it. Convenient for Branscome and Bournemouth. Would definitely stay again if we are in the area.

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Hello Jan and thanks for your review. We look forward to seeing you again if you're in the area. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

we stayed overnight to go to the 02 academy which is literally 10 minutes walk up the road. we stayed in rm 9 and it was lovely, nice and clean with the cleanest most fresh smelling bedding I have ever stayed in. such a relaxing stay from start to finish...in fact we didn't want to leave!!! Had the best sleep... More 

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Thank Aly L
AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Guests often say they appreciate the peaceful nature of a stay at the Balincourt. We're glad this suited you and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Booked for a Saturday night stay. Friendly welcome and room very clean, tidy and comfortable. Good selection for breakfast and the full English was nicely cooked. Free off-road parking and WiFi. Not far to walk to some good local restaurants. Liked it.

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your review for the benefit of other visitors. Much appreciated. More 

Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We absolutely loved our stay at the Balincourt. On our first night, we learned that Nigel and Allison, the proprietors, were out accepting a tourism award for being the Best B&B in all of Dorset County for 2015! When they returned, several of us were in the front room, and we all cheered and congratulated them. I knew that the... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Hi melekonahu, thanks for leaving your review. We're always particularly glad to welcome international travellers. Hopefully you'll get a chance to stay again when you next visit the UK. Sorry your fiancé lost at chess, sounds like it was quite a game. More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The staff were very helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Everywhere was well maintained and clean, with each bedroom individually decorated. The breakfast was excellent having fruit, cereal and a full English this was very filling. The Balincourt is well placed and only 15-20 minutes walk to Boscombe pier and the sea front. We also walked to Bournemouth main pier... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's been quite a year for the Balincourt; winning the Bourneouth Tourism awards and then the Dorset Tourism Awards! More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights; check-in was friendly. We were in Room 2, a fairly good size room; had to ask to get the bed converted to twin beds, as that is what we booked. En-suite was lovely, compact shower & WC - the shower could have been a bit more powerful! Nice extras in the room, bottled water & mints;... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your comments. More 

United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to The Balincourt and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our room was nice and big with huge ceilings, and equipped with everything you could need. The bed was super comfy with extra blankets if we needed them. It was lovely to be able to have a peppermint tea using the teapot in the room after... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Sorry about the weather but glad that otherwise you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Birchington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Having just come back form a week at the Balincourt. Which we enjoyed very much with owners Alison and Nigel, nothing is too much trouble, excellent food. We would recommend a visit to this hotel to anyone. We are looking forward to returning again next year.

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Thank Rosemary997
AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving your review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here with a voucher and payed for an extra night for the weekend. Very sweet little Hotel run by an older couple. Felt very welcome from start to finish. Bed was very comfortable and breakfast was lovely. Walking distance to the beach too. I would highly recommend.

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Thank Holly J
AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Holly. Hopefully you'll get a chance to visit again when you're next in Bournemouth. More 

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