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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived with my confirmation email to find they had no record of my booking. They tried to blame the booking website, saying "They should have known we had no rooms available" - I'm sceptical about this as I booked 7 months in advance. The setup does not inspire confidence, there's no office or reception, it's just a desktop at... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful decor inside this cliff top pub. Very good value food and a lovely pint! Very family friendly. Well worth a visit. Had a very relaxing Sunday afternoon sat in the beer garden while the children played. Wanted to take some of the furniture home!!

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Thank Bronwyn H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I miss the orzo pasta dish that was on the menu last summer! Food reasonable and good choice of drinks. Would like to see some pasta dishes for both adults and kids. The daytime lunch menu is a bit limited and lacks variety. Very meat/burger focused. Otherwise pleasant enough.

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Thank parentsof2girls
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy afternoon but not enough staff on for busy August weekend, we ordered food that didn't arrive with everything as per menu and no one came to check on us. Mussels were really over cooked and food quite overpriced. Food was not the quality I would expect at all.

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Thank Kathleen M

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Unimpressive that the reception is at the side of the bar in the pub area and it takes a while to get noticed and served. I paid £129 for the night and was then astonished to find that this B&B charges extra for the breakfast on top of this high fee. The room was fairly basic, there was some strange... More 

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Thank karl d
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We come to this pub every time we come down to Bournemouth food is nice staff are pleasant drinks are not expensive & it's even better when you can sit outside in the sunshine. Definitely recommend to others & it's also ideal for you to bring your dogs with plenty of drinking bowls availabile for them

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Thank julie s
Stafford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Just finished my steak and sweet potato fries and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff work hard and helpful. Always dine here on a evening, as variety of food. Opposite the sea cliff, easy to reach. Has accommodation also.

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Thank Caroline B
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the spyglass and kettle last night with my daughter. Our 1st ever weekend away just the 2 of us. We arrived having booked a family room which was dark, decor was terrible with 'wallpaper' coming off the ceiling after an apparent leak..which still hasn't been rectified. My daughter slept in my bed instead of her own as... More 

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Thank Joanne W
York, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We went here on a beautiful August afternoon and sat outside so that was very positive. The food is typical pub grub, Mexican burger really quite good but the service is depressingly poor, a missed opportunity.

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Thank charles3471
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Food is good with a decent service and modern surroundings. Minimum parking is annoying. The accommodation is old fashioned with no lifts and creaking floor boards. For £80 a night you cannot beat a Premier Inn. I wouldn't stay again but would pop in for a meal.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Spyglass and Kettle

Address: 25-27 Stourwood Avenue, Bournemouth BH6 3PW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $67 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Spyglass and Kettle 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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