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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   26 Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth BH2 5NS, England
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Ranked #13 of 149 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we found the Blue Palms an excellent hotel. The hosts were brilliant very helpful and nothing was too much trouble even recommending a local Italian restaurant which was very nice. The breakfast was all freshly cooked and everything you would want loads of choice and with the extra daily specials. The rooms are very clean and we stayed in the... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a lovely week in Bournemouth. We stayed at the Blue Palms Hotel. The accomadation was superb. Clean and well maintained. The breakfast was freshly cooked and served with a smile. The proprietors were a joy to meet. Overall, we could not fault this small hotel.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a very late booking for three nights in Bournemouth. How lucky we were to find the Blue Palms. Paul and Avril were perfect hosts. Paul never seems to stop laughing. We had a very nice bright and comfortable room. The alcove with a sofa catches the sun just perfectly. The rooms all have a film theme. There is... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice small hotel within easy walking distance of the centre of town or the beach. Paul and Avril made us feel very welcome. Room small and very cosy. We will definitely book again when we visit the area.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Managed to get a late booking for what turned out to be the hottest days of the year so far. Nice welcoming, centrally located B&B with easy access to shops, gardens and beach. Nice spacious and comfortable room, and the free standing fan was a big plus to cool things down Many personal touches that you do not find in... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Paul and Avril are the really lovely, welcoming couple who run this B&B - and they really make the place special. Its a simple, and quaint place - with very cool, retro and kitch artwork of 1950's stars all over the place. The rooms are spacious, and clean - and the breakfasts had a good selection to choose from. The... More

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Avril H, Owner at Blue Palms, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for alerting us to the creaky bed. I do hope it didn't interrupt your sleep. We have now replaced the mattress and secured the headboard more firmly so no more creaking for future guests! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Everything was just perfect! Avril and Paul very kindly welcomed us on our very late arrival (due to a problem with our coach) and said goodbye on our early check-out. They were very kind and friendly and they made us feel home! Their dog Freckles is a very cute dog! The taste of the b&b decoration is impressive, you can... More

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Avril H, Owner at Blue Palms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We were so sorry you had such an awful journey to Bournemouth. It must have been quite scary being stranded like that in the early hours of the morning. Freckles loves a mention in dispatches and says thank you very much! She will get an extra treat today as a reward. She... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I found Blue Palms on the internet and it was a gem of a find. A warm welcome by the owners, Paul and Avril. They were friendly, chatty and attentive throughout our stay. The hotel is tastefully decorated and is spotlessly clean throughout. Paul has an amazing collection of pictures which are on display throughout the hotel. Our room was... More

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Avril H, Owner at Blue Palms, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We too hope we aren't full when you want to come back to Bournemouth again as we would love to be able to welcome you back to the Blue Palms! More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for four nights, they were excellent hosts and advised us which places to go and eat, and did a good job at that. The breakfast was great, the bed was comfortable what else can you ask for? I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Avril H, Owner at Blue Palms, responded to this review

Thanks Angus. We really enjoyed meeting you both and we enjoyed our chats about food! More

Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Having arrived in the middle of a thunder storm we received a really warm welcome from Paul and Avril. Our room was extremely comfortable and although it overlooked the service road it wasn't at all noisey. Everywhere felt and smelt clean and fresh. Nothing was too much trouble and the lovely breakfasts got us off to a good start to... More

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Avril H, Owner at Blue Palms, responded to this review

You are very welcome! We are gald that you weren't disappointed and we look forward to welcoming you here in the future. More

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Address: 26 Tregonwell Road, Bournemouth BH2 5NS, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue Palms 4*
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The Blue Palms is in an excellent central location in the heart of Bournemouth. With free car parking, a garden & patio and being only a short stroll form the beach, shops, entertainment and Conference Centre, it is ideal for all visitors. All 7 superbly furnished en suite rooms have free wireless broadband access and Flatscreen TVs. Sumptuous breakfasts & friendly personal service will help make your stay comfortable & memorable. The Blue Palms is licensed so you can enjoy a relaxing drink in the garden, lounge or privacy of your own room. Non smoking. ... more   less 
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