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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

first time visit and loved every minute of it. Amazing hotel, beautifully cosy, fantastic and lovely owner, John, who instantly makes you feel welcomed. Probably the most comfy bed I've ever slept on and the food was great. If you are unsure whether to book - just do it. It's wonderful. Support this unique establishment. It's so special. I'll be... More 

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3 Thank PatsyDear
slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Once again a wonderful review. Thanks . I shall certainly look forard to seeing you here again some time soon, and while the summer is not very summery - we still enjoy a great time and a laugh here and that community feel is always well appreciated. Keep well. More 

Herriard
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Hamilton Hall is a speciality guest house/hotel exclusively for gay men. Once you go inside you are immediately aware that this hotel is different and unique. The rooms are well furnished and comfortable. You share WC facilities but rooms have shower and sink. The rooms are very keenly priced (mine worked out at £40pp sharing a double with a good... More 

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3 Thank BeechWoodBoyz
slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

'Eccentrically English' - ha ha - I can live wth that - as I always thought the label 'barking mad' was more suitable. ha ha Thanks for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay. I couldn't run a normal boring and uninteresting venue where no one talks and it is just all blah blah blah : -... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I was welcomed to Hamilton Hall by John and Marco who immediately put me at ease with a cup of tea. I was shown to my very clean and pleasant room with enquire shower. First unique benefit, no television in the room if you watch television you do it as a social event with other people. Second unique, no tea... More 

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1 Thank johnfc65
slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Another lovely review and as always a great pleasure to meet lovely people who understand and appreciate what we offer here at Hamilton Hall. Loved the comment about how they broke the mould after me - which is interesting as I have an identical twin brother who is the quiet one... and just as well really... ha ha Thanks for... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A wonderful Easter weekend in Bournemouth. As usual, John and Robert put a great deal of effort into the accommodation, the catering and guest entertainments. I have never performed a Karaoke before, so that was a first, as well as with such a charming, near naked and so attractive compère! The complementary three course Easter roast was also wonderful -... More 

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2 Thank gdenbyUK
slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Wonderful to see you again and to hear the singing, was a real treat. Good to see so many people got up there and shared some karaoke and enjoyed the madness and fun. It is also a BIG compliment when guests come back over and over and shows us that we are doing something right, and that after so many... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

I stayed for a long weekend 1 - 3 April 2016 and had a wonderful relaxing time.John and Robert made all the guests most welcome and the vegetarian meals I had requested were delicious and varied. My room (Peace) was comfortable and warm and well supplied with everything a guest could need in a hotel room. John relayed some very... More 

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1 Thank John M
slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

It is always lovely to read a positive review on Trip Advisor about my venue and always a thrill to see that someone understood and appreciated what we are all about. There really is nowhere quite like Hamilton Hall anywhere else in all of Europe and as ONE OF A KIND , thanks for your wonderful comments and high marks.... More 

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33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

I'd never actually heard of Hamilton Hall but my boyfriend had and as he had to be near Poole for a few days and we wanted a weekend away we decided to stay here. On arrival we immediately felt very welcome and were shown to our beautifully decorated room (tranquility) and then given a tour around the hotel and introduced... More 

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5 Thank feralglow
slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for such a lovely review. It is always very pleasing when people ' get what we are about' and feel it as soon as they enter. With so many faceless corporate chain hotels available these days and often at very reasonable prices that sometimes we cannot compete with, the total lack of personality and warmth, interaction between guests and... More 

Bath, uk
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for many years and John's energy never fails to astonish me. I always get out what I put into a stay at Hamilton Hall. It is a two way thing staying here so let yourself go with the flow and enjoy the humanity in all its eccentricity and people who know John know it comes in... More 

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Thank SteveBathBath_uk
slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

It is such a compliment when told that as you were in recoverty from surgery the one place you knew you would be well looked after and how it would aid a speedy recovery was to come and stay at Hamilton Hall again. We missed a sing song this time... maybe next time. Get well soon and thanks again. More 

ROCHESTER
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Arrived on Sunday to a very warm welcome from John and I felt at home within minutes. Was shown to my room (Dorm) which was spotless and very inviting. The whole 2 days I was there was very relaxing and the meals were excellent and the interaction with other guests was great. If your think of going and feel unsure... More 

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3 Thank RONRochester
slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

The Dorm Room is actually one of the most popular rooms and we hear peels of laughter coming from this room... where strangers share and becone friends real fast. I do hope you will come again and we can share a laugh again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I've just had a wonderful 10 day stay at Hamilton Hall and yet again, it has totally rejuvenated my body, my mind and my soul. The facilities and welcome that you receive here are second to none; as is the sage-like advise and love from its genial host, John. The relaxed atmosphere gives you the impression that you are actually... More 

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Thank Rick M
slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

I always say that Hamilton Hall offers Sexual, Self and Spiritual Development for Mind, Body and Soul of Men, and offers a very different approach to what is usually expected from a men only hotel, and Hamilton Hall really is one of a kind. With lovely people like Rick staying;- and with so many other kind and thoughtful guests, this... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

You can see how John has plowed his heart and soul into making this place something a little different. I have visited a few times now and it doesn't feel like a hotel, feels more like you are stopping with family. John makes you feel so at home from the moment you arrive. He is an amazing host and has... More 

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Thank Ian N
slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for this wonderful review. So glad when people understand what we offer here and how different we are. With the summer being somewhat changeable weather wise, it is so good when guests enjoy staying in the hotel and using the garden, chill out rooms and not feel they are missing out as the sun is not shining. There is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As seen on national & international TV. Clothing Optional. Men Only. Retreat style hotel. Some room sharing. Private rooms also. Specializing in events for gay / bisexual men. Very informal & friendly. Like nowhere you have stayed at before. Huge repeat custom. As seen on Channel 4's '3 In A Bed' programme (April & August 2010) to huge acclaim. Open since March 2000 and going from strength to strength. Newly refurbished and decorated - newly double glazed - all for your comfort and enjoyment. Massive Diary of Events throughout the year offering workshops - seminars etc. on Sexual - Self and Spiritual development of mind, body and soul. The only venue like it in all of Europe. Women only events also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hamilton Hall

Address: 1 Carysfort Road, Bournemouth BH1 4EJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $59 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hamilton Hall Hotel Bournemouth
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