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The Balincourt
Ranked #18 of 131 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Just had 2 nights at The Balincourt and very nice it was to. Lovely very quiet room overlooking the back. The whole hotel was very well appointed, provided an extremely good and wide choice breakfast. Nigel could not have been more helpful providing restaurant recommendations and maps. Thank you for a very relaxing break.

Room Tip: Room 10 although not the biggest was extremely quiet at the back of the hotel, was very nicely decor...
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  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2014

Thanks for your review. We do try very hard to make sure guests are as happy as possible.

We'll pass on your compliments to Nigel.

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Reviewed March 16, 2014

We had an excellent visit to this hotel, only problem was we were only able to stay one night - we were made to feel very welcome and having an early breakfast, as we had to leave early to go to a Baptism, was no problem - thank you so much. The room was lovely and comfortable and clean. Hope we can come again soon. Although our room was lovely we may try to have a slightly larger one if we were staying longer. Breakfast was a delight!

  • Stayed: March 2014, traveled with friends
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AlisonGandolfi, Manager at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2014

Thanks for taking the time to leave your review.

We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As a seasoned traveller myself I feel that cleanliness is so important.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Balincourt and will be happy to provide a larger room.

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Reviewed December 14, 2013

Friendly, extremely well decorated hotel, lots of choice for breakfast. We had a massive room with a sofa which was perfect for relaxing after a day sightseeing. Excellent value for money with a bit of luxury.

Room Tip: We had room at front of house which was massive
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

Thank you for your review.

We work hard to make sure that guests have a good stay and it means a lot to us to get this sort of feedback.

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Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I made a brief two night vist to Bournemouth and slected the Balincourt. A very friendly reception with a beautiful comfortable room. All facilities were afforded us and the breakfast was top class. Thank you for making us welcome

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Balincourt.

We very much appreciate you taking the time to leave your comments.

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Reviewed November 19, 2013

My wife and myself stayed at the hotel for 3 days last week and could not have been more delighted with our choice. The main areas of the hotel are kept immaculately clean as was the room. Although the nights were cold the room was kept warm and cosy. The room had tea making facilities and a couple unexpected extras, a bottle of water for each guest and a few chocolates in a saucer beside the bed which we thought was a nice touch. Breakfast as other guest have commented is of an extremely high standard in terms of quality and presentation. It easy to see how this hotel has gained and continues to maintain its 5 stars. If you are looking for a bed and breakfast in Bournemouth you will not be disappointed.

Room Tip: Top Class Bournemouth B&B
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  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and particularly the Balincourt breakfast!

Come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Had a very nice experience at The Balincourt from start to finish. The staff obviously work around the clock to make sure this establishment keeps its 5 star status and it shows!
The Balincourt is faultless and therefore the next time we visit Bournemouth, we will be staying here!!!!

Thankyou very much.

Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

Your comments are so lovely and are very much appreciated. Thank you!

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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Stayed for a few days at the balincourt recently and cannot praise the hotel enough.The
size of room for the price and choice for breakfasts and evening meals was exceptional.
Also the service offered was first rate.
The location was perfect and prominent for all local restaurants

Room Tip: had a superior double for a good nights sleep on the side of the building
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Alison G, Owner at The Balincourt, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

We're so please you enjoyed your stay.

Just one word of correction though, we're actually classed as guest accommodation not a hotel - but we like to think we're much better than a hotel!

Come back and see us again soon. You are guaranteed a warm welcome.

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Additional Information about The Balincourt

Address: 58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 131 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range: $108 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Balincourt 5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Balincourt Bournemouth Guest House offers luxury accommodation in one of Bournemouth's most beautiful Victorian houses. ... more   less 
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