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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a night in a standard bedroom. Where standard bedrooms in chain hotels are just ok, this one far exceeds that. The bed was really comfortable and the ensuite which comprised of only a shower was great. There are lots of nice homely touches, such as the anti slip mat for the shower was tied up with a ribbon. A... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Balincourt for two nights while attending a wedding in Poole. Our room was very clean and bright. The Bed was lovely and comfortable and the bedding is of high quality. Breakfast is fantastic and really nice to be served and not a help yourself buffet. Nigel and Allison are very friendly and welcoming. Nice selection of toiletries.... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was fresh, very clean and modern. The bed was sooo comfortable! The owners were lovely and cooked us a hearty and delicious breakfast. I would recommend it to couples looking for a trip to the seaside.

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West Midlands
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7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just returned from a four night stay at this guest house. We found the place beautifully clean and well furnished. Extra touches such as bottles of water and a wide variety of teas in the room added to the experience. Our hosts were obliging and nothing was too much trouble. Free car parking was also a good point.... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We never get tired of feedback like this and always share with our brilliant team. Please visit us again soon at the Balincourt. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Returned to the Balincourt as we were attending the Air Show. Nigel and Alison are very welcoming and go out of their way to ensure guests have everything needed. Our room was well appointed, spotlessly clean, and well stocked with toiletries and beverages. Breakfast was a good selection of fruit and cereals followed by a lovely cooked breakfast. Their staff... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thanks. We hope you enjoyed the air show and are looking forward to seeing you again on your return visit. More 

Cirencester, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

The Hotel (actually a Guest House), is clean, well-run, managed by an enthusiastic and caring couple who went the extra mile for us, particularly with our dietary requirements and genuinely interested in us and what we did. We'll be back!

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Balincourt. We look forward to welcoming you back. Don't forget, the best prices are available through our website or by calling us direct. More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I stayed here in July for 2 nights and had a great experience. The owners were very welcoming and the room was clean, quiet and the little touches were really appreciated. There was a good choice for breakfast and again the service was personal and friendly. I would recommend this hotel and will return when i next need to visit... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you. Your comments are most welcome and as usual are passed to management and staff. We do try to offer a service that is more personal than other establishments and we are so glad that this was to your liking. Thanks again! More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Stayed here recently for a last minute break. The room was quite small and the bathroom minuscule. Although very clean there was a smell in the bathroom due to the masserater toilet. The shower was very poor, weak power and kept going cold due to other guests using the water at the same time, although the water from the taps... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. Your comments have been passed to management for review and action as appropriate. For the benefit of all guests, do feel free to speak with a member of staff immediately if there are aspects of your stay that are not to your satisfaction. As is evident from other reviews, we... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We have just spent 3 nights in the balincourt hotel and what a lovely place it is. When you first enter the driveway you are greeted by a wonderful display of flowering hanging baskets and front garden. The hotel being Victorian has high ceilings, large rooms and a wide staircase which makes it feel very grand. The owners Alison &... More 

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you! A lot of guests do comment on our wonderful Victorian building with its original features. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Balincourt. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Recently spent 3 days at the Balincourt and it is an excellent place to stay. The hotel is spotlessly clean and the rooms have everything you need. The breakfasts are superb. The owners are friendly and nothing seems too much trouble. Highly recommend the place

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AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again soon. More 

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The Balincourt Bournemouth Guest House offers luxury accommodation in one of Bournemouth's most beautiful Victorian houses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Balincourt

Address: 58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $135 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Balincourt 5*
Number of rooms: 11
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