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Shirley Hotel
Ranked #56 of 133 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 2, 2013

A small 19 bedroom hotel with very limited car parking spaces .
The room we were given was called a family room but it was small and the beds were very close together . The shower room was also way to small to have a family of 4 using it ! You could sit on the toilet , clean your teeth in the sink and wash you feet in the shower all at the same time !
You had to punch in a key code to get into the room , the code was very long and sometimes not easy to get into the room !
Breakfast was average and if you like mushrooms with it please ask for more than the usual amount as my partner and I had half a mushroom each !!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

I found the shirley hotel very nice, jorge and isobel where friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great, the rooms modern and clean. My dog was welcome which was a bonus.I would certainly stay at the shirley again.

Room Tip: All good rooms
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Had a very enjoyable 5 nights stay at the Shirley Hotel 9th -14th April 2013 with my husband and two dogs. The hotel is spotless, beds very comfy and the breakfast was excellent, we had the full English each day along with a pot of tea,fresh juice and cereal, toast and a choice of preserves. The hotel is positioned very close to both the sea front about five minutes away and the town centre is ten minutes away.
The hosts were very helpful and friendly throughout our stay if there was a problem i'm sure Jorge and Isabel would do their best to help. Jorge did ask is there anything they could to improve our stay and experience when there or in the future but nothing came to mind for us . we would recommend the Shirley to others who are looking to stay in Bournemouth. We have booked again for June this year and looking forward to it!!

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Paula A
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

Very clean, great room,TV/DVD,fantastic shower,iron/ironing board/hairdriers wi-fi available.The owners Jorge and Isabel are doing a brilliant job. Have already booked to return.Close to Bournemouth town centre and beach.

Room Tip: Sorry there's no pool. Ask for a room at the back, won't have any noise from road or people...
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank DawnB310
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Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is a traditional guesthouse on a street of guesthouses in a central location in Bournemouth, close to the town centre and the beaches / pier / conference centre. First impressions were not that good, but my perceptions changed somewhat by the end of the weekend stay. The rooms we had were small and the en-suite shower rooms were tiny, however, everything was recently decorated and spotlessly clean. The bed was comfortable and the breakfast was good and served efficently. Overall, it was very good value for money.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank markle1
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

My wife and I stayed one night B&B here last thurs (21st mar 13 ). We got a plain and un-fussy decorated room, that was fine,and it was spotlessly clean. Nice warm heater, and 2 extra fleece blankets in the wardrobe, nice touch. Very clean bathroom, lovely hot easy to use shower. Wall mounted TV, free wi-fi, tea making facilities. Paid £40 for the two of us, to include breakfast, which was hot, and VERY tasty. Compliments to chef. Met the owner Jorge, and his gorgeous little pooch Bobby. Jorge was warm, smiley and chatty. Nice chap. Cleaning staff friendly. Hotel is very close to plenty of shops and eateries, and only a 15 min walk to BIC and Pavillion, so we didnt have to queue with the thousands of cars when we went to the BIC!! Although our bed was very squeaky (room 11), and we didnt get a great deal of sleep, it didnt spoil our stay, we're not that petty! Overall, worth the money.

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank dean b
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

I stayed at the shirley hotel for one night with 7 of my friends for my birthday! The staff were all very friendly, funny and helpful! The rooms were lovely and the beds were comfy. It is very close to the centre and pier and we had an excellent time! We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Stayed: February 2013
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Additional Information about Shirley Hotel

Address: 81 St. Michaels Road, Bournemouth BH2 5DR, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #56 of 133 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range: $74 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Shirley Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A warm welcome awaits you at The Shirley Hotel. This family run Bournemouth B&B is situated on the favored West Cliff. It offers great value for money in this wonderful location being just five minutes walk from Bournemouth town centre with its shops, cinemas, theatre, restaurants and bars. Not forgetting our close proximity to the seven glorious miles of award winning sandy beaches. ... more   less 
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