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Applewood Hotel

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7 Durley Road, Bournemouth BH2 5JQ, England (Formerly Kingswood Hotel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel has been refurbished to a high standard - needs new photos on the website as it now has a 'boutique' style and looks much better than the photos on there at the moment. Rooms very clean although the shower needs to be hotter and much more powerful - I would stay here again if the shower was improved.... More 

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Hooke, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just cannot believe this place opened their doors to the public whilst it was still being refurbished! The service was totally non-existent and the hotel seemed as if it's being run on a shoe-string budget..... Do NOT stay at this awful place it's run by the most arrogant people who know nothing about hospitality. Rude staff. They don't care... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ Staff, very helpful.. we arrived at late- around 11:30pm but they were waiting for us. Clean toilet/bath, nice breakfast area, easy access. - The same staff on reception were doing the breakfast preparation. They need some kitchen staff. Once they are in the kitchen- you don't find anyone else to ask for anything. Keep waiting until they come back

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After turning up on a stag party of 20+ you can imagine our reaction when we turned up and the hotel was still under refurbishment. No sockets on the wall or any light fittings in the ceiling. They were having an inspection by the fire service when we arrived and they were told they had two hours to sort it.... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I booked to stay with The Applewood Hotel. I recieved a call to tell me I had been moved to a Hotel over the road as The Applewood was being refurbished and would not be ready for when I arrive. I was a little disappointed but as they had organised another place for me to stay i did not complain.... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is more what I'd describe as a contractors hotel or low budget b&b. It appears to have new owners who do not seem to be experienced hoteliers. With the exception of flat screen TVs and wifi it would seem that no money has been spent on this property since c1974. Breakfast was reasonable. I get wrankled when business owners... More 

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Tien-Charlene T, Owner at Applewood Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Phil, We are sorry that the hotel was below your expectations. We are aware that the hotel does need to be updated. As new owners we took over the hotel a few months ago and will be refurbishing the hotel this winter period. We hope that you will visit us again and this time the hotel will be more... More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

good sized room with spotless, crisp white bedlinen & huge comfy bed. Room was clean but decor was dated & shabby & carpet was very grubby. bathroom was tiny (width of the shower cubicle & partitioned off from bedroom). that said it was clean & functional with adequate hot water. Full english breakfast was plentiful, well cooked & prompt in... More 

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Tien-Charlene T, Owner at Applewood Hotel, responded to this review

Hi David, it was nice meeting you. Thank you for your feedback. We are definitely up to the challenge! Please visit us again in 2015 and I'm sure you will be impressed :) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Good value for money, good sized room for our family of 4,comfortable beds! Ideally situated,within easy walking distance to the beach and pier. A bonus being able to park a car. Friendly hosts, Breakfast was excellent! Will be going again!

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Tien-Charlene T, Owner at Applewood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best regards, T&C More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Really clean and good value for money. On the two days we were there rooms cleaned and Sheets and towels all cleaned and changed. We had booked. Room to fit 3 adults . On arrivel the room wasn't ready as the extra bed had not been put in , however whilst they got this ready we were offered a complimentary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had a great stay at the Applewood! The staff and owners were so nice and the breakfast, room and hotel in general were all great! The room was spacious and we look forward to staying again when the refurb is finished! Thanks for putting up with us at Chillisauce!

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