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The Liston Hotel

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5 Wollstonecraft Road, Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel chain we usually use was fully booked in Bournemouth on the night we wanted, so the Liston Hotel was selected based on other guests reviews I had read. Our room (17) was well equipped with all the necessities (hair dryer, toiletries, tea/coffee) but there were a couple of issues: * The towels were small and hard and a... More 

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DMGBournemouth, Owner at The Liston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We were very sorry the room smelt I have no idea what that could have been I have just been up to the room and it smelt absolutely fine very fresh actually. You chose to reserve a standard en-suite room - at £35.00 per person to include full English breakfast. I did in fact allocate... More 

Plymouth, Devon
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for the weekend when attending a birthday luncheon and I can't praise the Liston highly enough. Our room was enormous with a large walk-in shower and a separate bath. The comfy bed was two 3ft singles joined together. Diane , the owner, has spared no expense in fitting out the rooms with first class... More 

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DMGBournemouth, Owner at The Liston Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Dewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Liston Hotel is fantastic. 1st Class and five star Chef - don't let him go! Superb food, extra friendly staff, excellent entertainment. Within walking distance of sea front. Altogether a very High Standard family run Hotel well worth visiting.

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DMGBournemouth, Owner at The Liston Hotel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay thank you for taking the time to write a review More 

Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Visited last week with my parents on a National Holiday trip, the Liston Hotel was lovely, the staff were all very helpful and couldn't do enough for us. Food was ample and came out red hot, which is a rarity in a hotel. the single room i was in was lovely, had a small table on the balcony outside which... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

As a group of friends who frequent Bournemouth we personally found this hotel very unwelcoming. I arrived later than the rest of my group to a very unhelpful receptionist who didn't give me any details of the hotel, where my room was, check out time and hardly gave me the time of day compared to the gentleman in front of... More 

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Chatteris, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We had a fantastic week at this hotel. Staff were lovely and very helpful. We cant fault the food, plenty to choose from and very well cooked.The gardens were really lovely and plenty of tables and chairs to choose from. Would certainly stay here again.

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DMGBournemouth, Owner at The Liston Hotel, responded to this review

I am so pleased to enjoyed your stay with us at the Liston. Hope to see you again. More 

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Lovely welcoming greeting on arrival . Really helpful kind staff and lovely personal attention helps so much for a super stay . Spacious room with beautiful bedding , clean towels daily and nice modern ensuite . Excellent breakfast . For some reason the room was very hot although the radiator was off . Felt slightly anxious that not 24 hr... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Just back from a thoroughly enjoyable stay at the Liston. Could not fault it. The people were lovely, the food was excellent (with very slick service and good selections), and the room was very comfortable. A lovely garden to sit out in, and a spacious lounge to sit in and enjoy a drink. We can recommend it without hesitation. Excellent... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

room 16 - VERY SOFT BED! Cheeky LastMinute.com weekend away with my Husband, without the kid’s & just cos we work so hard! What defines a Hotel? I believe it is having a 24h reception, a bar that is open and a phone in the room to order room service. Not one of these was apparent at the Liston &... More 

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DMGBournemouth, Owner at The Liston Hotel, responded to this review

Our hotel is in the Bed and Breakfast section on tripadvisor many small establishments still call themselves hotels. We have not applied for stars. We do not offer 24 hours reception. The bar is not open when the majority of people have only reserved for accommodation and it is pointless having telephones in rooms nowadays as everybody uses mobile phones.... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Just spent 6 nights at The Liston Hotel in Boscombe, Bournemouth. What a lovely hotel! My friend and I did upgrade to a superior twin and it WAS superior. Iron and ironing board, tea making facilities, hairdryer, 4 large mirrors, walk-in shower, etc. Comfy beds and even a key to the front door. The meals, breakfast and dinner, were second... More 

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