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Balmoral Hotel

11 - 13 Kerley Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5DW, England
Balmoral Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location of the hotel is ideal, being within easy walking distance of the beach and town centre. Local amenities include pubs, a mix of restaurants and a convenience store, and an exceptionally cheap and efficient taxi service was easy to arrange. Rooms were of a mixed quality ranging from dire to 'okay' (i.e. suitable at moderate-budget level) based on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were given the recently refurbished room which was absolutely lovely . A huge widow overlooked the sea . The room was spotless . Breakfast was full English and of good quality . There was also juice yoghurt fruit etc . The staff were extremely helpful and friendly . We will be back .

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rang the Bournemouth Tourist Center on arriving in Bournemouth for available accomodation to be told that the Balmoral had a few rooms free. They had a basic room which they told us was not refurbished. We were shown the room and it was very clean and yes in need of refurbishment. It was highly acceptable for the price we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here with wife and was good value for money on the morning there was a little noise as I believe they are refurbishing some rooms but other than than that there were no faults and I wouldn't really call it a fault They have a generous continental breakfast served by smiling and helpful staff. All the staff were helpful... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited the Balmoral Hotel for a short break for our wedding anniversary. We read prior to our visit that the hotel is undergoing refurbishment but rooms are ok however we were disappointed with room 29 that we were given. We did not make a fuss as everything else was superb, the attention of all the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent hotel, had a wonderful stay as usual. Staff are wonderful as is the food. Rooms are excellent and exceptionally clean. Would highly recommend this hotel. This is our second stay here and will be returning next year. Margaret and Dave are great hosts and always very friendly.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Victorian building just above the conference centre. Staff good, breakfast good although not outstanding. Room needs some work to decoration, certainly wouldn't describe it as luxurious. Please note that there is currently some building work opposite and my room overlooked this which led to noise from 0730 onwards. Overpriced for what offering at moment

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here this weekend. Great value for money. Very friendly and attentive staff. Great location next to the great sand beaches of bouremouth. The hotel is referbishing but has a nice atmosphere feels more like home than hotel.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Balmoral is a magnificent Hotel in an outstanding position in Bournemouth & yet nestles quietly in a back street so its quieter in the evenings than some of the hotels nearer to the town centre. It is being refurbished and most of the rooms are done from what we saw and they are done to the highest spec &... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

we stayed for two nights over the bank holiday and our room, whilst being clean, was possibly one of the worst that we have stayed in. The bathroom (no shower) was tiny with a small bath and a wc in there. With the door shut there was no room to move. The basin was in the bedroom and both taps... More 

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