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Burley Court Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bath Road, Bournemouth BH1 2NP, England   |  
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Ranked #46 of 71 Hotels in Bournemouth
Hamilton, New Zealand
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41 hotel reviews
Reviews in 61 cities Reviews in 61 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“so so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nothing good to say about this place but nothing too bad either. The location was good but the room was tired. The service was ok but the wifi was hopeless. All in all I'd rather stay somewhere else but the price was right (a last minute deal) and the room was clean and secure.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Orpington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The hotel has a somewhat faded look, but the price is reasonable, the location is good and the staff friendly. It's an easy walk from the station, and to the town and the sea front. My room was clean and reasonably spacious, and had accessible power sockets, something not always guaranteed in much more expensive establishments. It also had the most feeble shower I have ever encountered, but despite that I still felt I was getting value for money.

Room Tip: It's on a busy road - if traffic noise bothers you ask from a room at the back.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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corby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

my wife and I stayed here 10/06/14,although the decor is very dated, the rooms are clean and the staff very friendly and efficient. The room we stayed in (room 2) was very large, clean and comfortable. It overlooked the terrace and pool. The hotel is very well situated with only a ten minute walk into the town and also a ten minute walk to the pier and beaches. It is also only a five minute walk to the east cliff lift. We will be returning to this hotel within the next few weeks and think that it provides great value for money.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Positives:
Loved the location of the hotel to the beach and town.
We were allowed to check in 40 mins prior to our allocated time.
Great price

Negatives:
Very outdated in terms of decor.
Staff not very friendly.
Swimming pool was not open

Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

stayed here overnight so we could get an early ferry from southampton.

rooms were very dated and not up to much.

got up at 6am to get ferry and when turned the shower on found the water was stone cold.
we did not have time to do anything about it but mentioned it when we left.

i sent a complaint email to the manager and got the response that (I am very sorry. If you had just explained this when you checked in yesterday the problem would have been resolved. Our hot water is on a timer and it comes on at 6am. If the reception had known you were leaving at such an early hour then we could have adjusted the hot water to come on half an hour earlier. Most of our guests if they know they are going to check-out before the receptionist comes on duty at 7.45am will notify reception. In your case you said nothing, even when you came back in after your meal last night you said nothing about leaving early.If you had rang down to the nightporter when you found out there was no hot water he could have put it on for you.
If you feel that threatening us with reviews on tripadvisor is the course of action you want to take,then that is your perogative, but please remember to tell the complete story.)


DONT STAY HERE.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Me and my wife stayed here from 25/04/14 until 28/04/14 along with friends.The food in this hotel is excellent and the service we received from all the staff was greatly appreciated. Yes we would return to this Hotel again and I'm well traveled and this hotel ticks the boxes the only thing that does let it down is that it does not have lager on draft instead it's in can's but it's very pricey for them as well in all fairness. But Luke the manager I think he is said that when they have coach parties and when in the busy periods they do put draft beers on.We stayed in room 2 on the ground floor it was very big and clean. The bed was comfy for me and my wife also found the bed also ok. It's in a brilliant location right by the Town Centre as Well and a 10 minute walk to the Beach. Ignore the bad reviews as now I've had the experience of visiting this place you have nothing to worry about. The reason I have only gave it 4 on my overall stay is because of the lack of drinks on offer when we did stay other than that it was great. We had breakfast and evening meals here as well. I'll give the food 10/10 for quality. You go and enjoy it folks. We did.

Room Tip: Room 2 is a large room with a double bed and also a single bed.
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Another great stay had the normal friendly greeting excellent room and great breakfast
Room nice and clean no complaint Will always stay there has to be one of the best hotels in Bournemouth and excellent price this hotel is right on the top end of the town as we'll so all facilities are in walking distance
from Christine ;-)

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Additional Information about Burley Court Hotel

Address: Bath Road, Bournemouth BH1 2NP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Burley Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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