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Main Road, Bosham, Chichester PO18 8EH , England
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The Boathouse Bosham
Ranked #4 of 7 Bosham B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Fontwell Room. Underwhelming, smallest en-suite I have ever experienced, rusty chrome fittings, near empty soap bottles. Breakfasts cooked to order yet on both mornings were overcooked, bacon rock hard and overcooked eggs. On arrival I tried the intercom at the front door to inform them of a problem with the room but could not get an answer.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a delightful stay. The Sail Loft was light, bright, modern and extremely comfortable and the views over freshly mown cornfields idyllic. The bed was heavenly and we appreciated the bottled water by our bedsides, the tea and coffee making facilities and the fridge. The private terrace was such a good idea as well. Your welcome was warm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a low price basic no frills sort of a joint and that is just what I was after. Its not somewhere I would take the wife for a romantic getaway but to be fair to them thats not what this establishment claims to be about. When I am on the road travelling for work I want somewhere clean... More

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Bosham-Boater, Owner at The Boathouse Bosham, responded to this review

Thank you for this review although I feel it may be off putting to some people because of its nature. We have many, many, customers come here for anniversaries and birthdays in fact many more than work people. (See our reviews 76 couples vs 16 business) It is true that when this gentleman stayed, in the winter, we cut right... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is a lovely B & B, I would recommend to anyone. I didn't get to meet Lorraine as she was away on holiday but Kevin was very welcoming, chatty and helpful. We stayed in the sail loft which was a lovely room, warm, airy, clean, well furnished and with a VERY comfortable bed. The shower room located downstairs was... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We found Kevin and Lorraine excellent hosts, anything we needed or wanted to ask they were always very helpful and entertaining. We stayed in the Sail Loft and loved the room, great comfy bed and lots of sun light and air flow. The self-check-in email is a great idea, unfortunately for us we hadn't checked our email to find it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Very comfortable rooms in an lovely setting. A short walk ( 1 mile) to Bosham which is quiet beautiful. The owners are superb and make you feel very welcome. Had a good chat at breakfast. Really recommend this place for a brilliant relaxing weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in The Sail Loft room. lovely romantic bedroom with bathroom located downstairs in a self contained unit. Amazing bed, so comfy and towels were provided despite reading that they wouldn't be. (Much nicer to have them supplied). The room was spotless, shower great, toiletries supplied and bed linen/duvet high quality. Breakfast: I was told on booking that by the... More

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Bosham-Boater, Owner at The Boathouse Bosham, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest and positive feedback. For the record I just want to say that eggs are not offered at this time. I do remember the conversation and offer my apologies for giving the wrong impression. I also just want to clear up the 'Marg' saga. This is obviously an issue with people as its been aired twice... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

The B&B offered a comfortable, clean room. An adequate shower room and private side entrance. However, breakfast was disappointing. Whilst it outlined "light B and B", we were expecting at least a nice choice of pastries and a variety of breads. As it was you get plain brown or white toast with cheap jam and margarine. There were cold croissants,... More

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Bosham-Boater, Owner at The Boathouse Bosham, responded to this review

I don't know... we give up... We get 77 excellent reviews and are rated 1 out of 7 for over 2 years and then... for the winter season, we drop our prices to less than half but offer a very basic breakfast and we get all this flak. We describe breakfast, as Cereal, Toast, Juice, Tea & Coffee on the... More

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed in the Sail Loft Room which was Very warm,cosy ,and the bed extreemly comfortable . Everything was clean and immaculate. The shower etc was lovely too. Breakfast was light and basic but plenty of it if you wished ,we knew that when we booked , which was all we wanted.. .....Some of the comments on here make me... More

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Bosham-Boater, Owner at The Boathouse Bosham, responded to this review

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. Can you hear the heartfelt relief in those words. We speak to dozens of people a week that love our B&B Lite style, our home and our hospitality (granted you don't see us much) but unfortunately it's a rare breed, such as yourselves, that put that opinion out in the public domain. All the... More

Stafford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The booking was made for me through my business and on checking back I found the detail ambiguous. No towels for a B&B is puzzling and the term "Lite" is misleading. The booking stated breakfast included and £6 plus for a round of toast and coffee is excessive. The self-check in has it's advantages but the self-certification of breakfast time... More

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Bosham-Boater, Owner at The Boathouse Bosham, responded to this review

I am afraid that we feel this is one of those situations where an individual values themselves more than their company does. This room was booked by someone else at the office. We state clearly what's for breakfast. We do supply towels and breakfast is included if booked through us and £2.50 booked through an agency, which this company did... More

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Address: Main Road, Bosham, Chichester PO18 8EH , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Chichester > Bosham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Boathouse Bosham Hotel Bosham
The Boathouse Bosham Chichester

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The Boathouse is ideally situated for exploring and visiting a wealth of local sites and venues. Historical Bosham Church and Quay are within 2km walking distance. Chichester is just a few minutes drive away, or why not take advantage of the bus that stops a few yards down the road? If you are feeling energetic, you might enjoy the local cycle path from Emsworth to Chichester, which passes right outside. This superbly renovated, six-bedroomed house offers 4 guest rooms. All of these ground floor bedrooms are independently accessed and therefore provide private and secure B&B accommodation. ... more   less 
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