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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect place to rest your head. Clean, affordable, cozy. TV with lots of channels. The manager was extremely friendly and helpful and was responsive to all our needs. Great place for a no frills affair!

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Perth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely budget hotel, ideally located to explore Bournemouth and surrounding areas. Walking distance to Boscombe beach (also Bournemouth if you are keen you can walk along the beach) Buses leave on the main road to Bournemouth and from there you can get to many parts of Dorset. Carl and his staff are welcoming and nothing is too...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the Strand Hotel, I was impressed by the decor in the room and a small hand basin. I was in a double room and had to share a bathroom with other guests. Wasn't too bad as I never had to wait for the toilet or shower, plus there was plenty of hot water (this was a...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 September 2016

after 30 years of staying in different b+bs ,hotels in Bournemouth we don't need to go any where else ... I just phone karl and book,we instantly feel relaxed because we know were always looked after,knowjng value here is outstanding.....

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Norway
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A bit out of central Bournemouth, but not that far from the looong beach. This is a clean, friendly and nice B&B - NOT a hotel, despite the name. They have rooms with and without ensuite baths. Book one with ensuite if you are over 25! Breakfast is great, it is only a short walk to ATM's, restaurants and shops....

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truro
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I cannot say anything bad about the hotel , the owners or the staff, they were all spot on , our stay was ruined by an ignorant Portugese woamn who decided to take a hands free call in the room opposite us at well past midnight and continue her conversation at full volume till gone 1 am. The walls are...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

after searching for hours to find a hotel for 2 days , I came across this one which had the best reviews out of all of the ones I looked at . Well it certainly didn't disappoint , the rooms were very clean , bathroom beautiful , the staff were very welcoming and the breakfast was fantastic , I would...

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Really nice room, lovely people. My huaband had the full english breakfast and loved it, i had poached egg on toast and the eggs were under cooked and done in the microwave. We were supplied with towels and free slippers. Really great people.. defo go again

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Five stars for this hotel! We had a one night stay and every single thing was perfect from the welcome to the check out. Very clean place,nice,with garden livingroom..everything in place!the staff super kind and helpful! Recommended!!!!!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016

From the moment we arrived, the service provided was second-to-none. I travel a lot for work; this place set a new benchmark even compared to hotels many times its size and with a 'brand' reputation. Small, yes; shared bathrooms, yes; neither of these were a problem. The rooms were comfortable and spotlessly clean. The TV lounge was spacious and welcoming....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Strand Hotel is Bournemouth's best kept secret for fresh, comfortable rooms at prices you'll love. Discover a smart hotel where you can relax in style and feel at home. Enjoy free high speed Wi-Fi everywhere, Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities in your room, all Sky HDTV channels in the lounge, and table tennis in the garden. Staying with us, you'll be just 500 metres from Boscombe beach, pier, surf reef and beachside restaurants. A pleasant 2km walk along the stunning seafront takes you into the bustling centre of Bournemouth with its many attractions including shops and department stores, nightclubs, restaurants and cafes, parks, an aquarium and aviary, crazy golf, and fairground rides on the seafront. Live music venue The O2 Academy Bournemouth is just footsteps from the hotel, or if you're looking for Premier League thrills, the AFC Bournemouth football ground is only 1 mile away. Our guests also enjoy boat and coach trips to popular nearby destinations such as The Isle of Wight, Brownsea Island and Corfe Castle, which can be booked separately. Bournemouth (Hurn) Airport is a 15 minute drive. For breakfast, indulge yourself with a generous freshly cooked "Full English". Plus help yourself to our plentiful buffet of fruit, cereals (a huge variety including gluten-free options), toast with premium jams and spreads, yogurt, fresh juices and hot drinks. We offer a variety of room types, from small single to en-suite king-size, to suit your requirements and budget. Look for our special offers on extended bookings, and business stays (Sunday - Thursday). We look forward to hearing from you, to ensure that your time in Bournemouth is a refreshing and rewarding experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Strand Hotel

Address: 19 Westby Road | Boscombe, Bournemouth BH5 1HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: £29 - £68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Strand Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“room 1 amazing feeling and relaxing nature”
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“Parking limited and there are restrictions on street. The parallel street (Florence Road?) had unrestricted parking - 2 mins walk.”
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