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Shirley Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   81 St Michael's Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5DR, England
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Ranked #58 of 150 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
amgoode95 Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a family break here and had a wonderful time. We received a fridge in our room upon request. Happy, polite and friendly staff. Would definitely stay here again.In great proximity to the seafront (if you don't mind hills!)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Shirley Hotel August Bank Holiday weekend!! There was 13 of us they accommodated to us all!! The rooms are very modern and clean!! The breakfast is brilliant and you have a choice of what you would like from a cooked breakfast, cereal or just toast!! Jorge is lovely and will always come and have a chat with... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Shirley for 5 nights.The standard is very high with lovely decor and very clean.Our room was excellent with a very modern shower. Breakfast is delicious and Jorge our host always aimed to please The hotel is in a good location with the added bonus of parking

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very Friendly Hotel , great breakfast, our dog enjoyed himself . The owners make you very welcome. We have been there a couple of times now - in season and out of season. We recommend this to all. No matter your age and very prt friendly. Loved our time with Jorge and his wife and Bobby his dog . Excellent... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very friendly staff and great full English breakfast with cereal and juices. Clean pleasant room. Owner and his wife very friendly and enjoyed talking to us and could not do enough to make our stay an enjoyable experience. We would both go there again and recommend it to our friends.

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Carterton, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just returned from a mini break to Bournemouth and stayed at Shirley hotel. What a find! This is a lovely B&B Jorge the owner has really has thought of everything. The attention to detail is fantastic. We had a small double! It was terrific so clean and fresh with everything you could want. a really comfortable bed with coffee and... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My wife and I have just spent four nights at the Shirley and would certainly come back again. The room was small but comfortable, with the usual tea/coffee facilities, and plenty of towels. The breakfast was well worth the extra £5 and included cereal, yoghurt, fruit juices, toast, jams, marmalade, honey, Marmite, finishing off with a full English breakfast with... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Back from a two night break at the Shirley Hotel. A very clean and tidy hotel and a lovely room where for once all the décor matched . The breakfast was good and plentiful and kept me going all day. Jorge was very nice and polite . Parking as well which was an added bonus . I wish I had... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

My partner and I have just returned from spending four great nights at this lovely place. Jorge the owner was a fantastic host, very friendly, took great care to make general conversation and always keen to help. The cooked breakfast was perfect and just enough to keep us going for the day. There was a choice of a full English,... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I have just returned from a hen weekend at the Shirley Hotel. We had a great stay. Jorge and his wife were very lovely and helpful. The rooms were extremely clean. I liked the decor of the rooms. Nice not to have carpet or fabric headboards! Be prepared for noise as there will be stag and hen dos. Close to... More

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Address: 81 St Michael's Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Shirley Hotel 3*
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A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley Hotel. This family run Bournemouth B&B is situated on the favored West Cliff. It offers great value for money in this wonderful location being just five minutes walk from Bournemouth town centre with its shops, cinemas, theatre, restaurants and bars. Not forgetting our close proximity to the seven glorious miles of award winning sandy beaches. ... more   less 
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