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29 Southern Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3SR, England
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Ranked #8 of 149 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ian P Sunbury, United Kingdom
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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at The Woodside for two nights and had a great time, Location was excellent the room was excellent very clean and tidy, The breakfast was very nice start to the day very friendly people staying at the guerst house we got talkign to all the guest. Hazel and Keith were very welcoming and were a very nice couple... More

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

I spent 3 nights at The Woodside, Hazel and Keith were very welcoming hosts, the location was beautiful, the room was lovely, clean and comfortable, the breakfast was excellent and I would not hesitate to stay there again..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent here 2 nights on our small trip across UK and this B&B is simply fantastic with friendly owners (many thanks Hazel and Keith). And not only Bed but also Breakfast. It is worthless to write more. You must to try it!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Having just spent five glorious days in milford on sea we decided to stay on for another night, we found the woodside guest house in southbourne. I knew the area well as I had spent a lot of my childhood in the same road of which brought back happy memories. We only stayed one night, hazel the owner made us... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

A really lovely place to stay. The owners, Hazel and Keith are extremely friendly and helpful, and from chatting with them it appears that a lot of their guests return again and again. I have to say we will probably do likewise. You really can't fault the place, the rooms are kept to a fantastic standard and the breakfast set... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Spent two nights over the Easter weekend and enjoyed it immensely. The place is smart and well kept and our room was well furnished/equipped and comfortable. The hosts are extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful with useful local knowledge and recommendations. Breakfasts are just great with efficient and friendly service. The location is in a quiet, tree lined road - ideal... More

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the lovely The Woodside B&B. Nice and well equipped rooms, a cosy sphere as one expect it from a typical B&B. Hazel and Keith are perfect hosts with loads of good hints what to do and what to see in Bournemouth and the whole Jurassic Coast. Real home made breakfast is standard and so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at the Woodside and Keith & Hazel could not have been nicer people. I really liked our chats about the midlands and the room itself was excellent (a really comfortable bed!). I'm already looking forward to a return visit later in the year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Spent 3 lovely nights at this excellent b&b with Keith and Hazel the best people with warm welcome and friendly chats. Extremely clean rooms, comfortable bed and great cooked brekkie. Poached eggs perfect:-) Will be back for another visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Just as others have said the Woodside is the place to stay near the seafront in Southbourne. Our room was spotlessly clean and welcoming and the en suite bathroom had been carefully designed to make best use of the space. The whole house was in a good state of decoration and was obviously well looked after. Our breakfast was atractively... More

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Address: 29 Southern Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3SR, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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The Woodside is a 4 star highly recommended Guest House 3 miles east of the centre of Bournemouth.We pride ourselves on the Woodside’s high reputation for its warm, personal and friendly atmosphere.We are situated in a very pleasant tree- lined road. The golden sandy ‘Blue Flag’ beach is only a 2 minute walk away offering safe bathing, cliff walks and magnificent views.Situated close to the New Forest, Christchurch, Hengistbury Head and Poole. the Woodside is in the ideal location for the perfect quiet break. It is wonderfully positioned for cliff top walks, with panoramic views over the Isle of Wight, and Dorset's Purbeck Hills. ... more   less 
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