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Philbeach Guest House

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11 Waterloo Place, Weymouth DT4 7PD England
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#73 of 168 B&Bs / Inns in Weymouth
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The Philbeach Guest House is located only 75 yards from Weymouth's beach and a short walk from a variety of shops, bars and restaurants in the town centre, as well as the wonderful old harbor. All of our comfortable rooms are en-suite and offer flat screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and free wireless internet access.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Beach
Boating
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Diving
Golf course
Hiking
Snorkelling
Windsurfing
Bowling offsite
Fishing
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Housekeeping
Seating area
Separate dining area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
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Harley0121 wrote a review Nov 2021
Birmingham, United Kingdom24 contributions5 helpful votes
Pictures paint a thousand words. Thank you but never again. Waste of money Rip off Decent sausages Walks in on guests when changing Rude owner I honestly am questioning the honesty of these 5* reviews people are putting because this is far from 5 star..
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Louise wrote a review Nov 2021
Birmingham, United Kingdom5 contributions11 helpful votes
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1/2 star hotel charging 4 star prices. We paid £100 a night to stay in a dump, when I say dump I mean B&B and area! What’s happened to Weymouth?! Firstly, the rooms are not as advertised, they are not clean. The owner is aggressive, read comments below, it’s funny that everyone seems to be the problem isn’t it? Room was not kept clean, mould on shower, honestly disgraceful. If you’re going to charge 100 you expect it to be clean at least? No parking, which was stated on the website, however penny didn’t help us too much in regards to cheap parking elsewhere. A lovely lady at a different b&b was much more helpful. Breakfast was only when penny could fit you in, no flexibility, we ended up not having breakfast a few times due to the fact we wanted to be out and about wah before 10pm. Do not visit this place, very unprofessional, and unclean.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Avoid the b&b and avoid Weymouth.. it’s run down and not what it used to be
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Amanda Smith wrote a review Sep 2021
Amesbury, United Kingdom4 contributions4 helpful votes
No parking at all but you can park about half a mile or so from the guests house . She got very argumentative when quizzed about the parking permits she didn't even know were you could park with them? Accommodation not the cleanest breakfast was average. Our room was in the loft and stairs were very narrow and steep not ideal. Would not go back landlady not very welcoming on first visit.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Penny Vettor, Owner at Philbeach Guest House
Responded 20 Sep 2021
Let me just start by saying, I don’t take kindly to being verbally assaulted the second a guest walks through the door, and that is exactly what the male counterpart of your party did when he found out I didn’t have a parking permit available for him. The parking details are stated on booking.com, if you had cared to do the detail. To make sure there is no misunderstandings, a letter to your booking.com inbox is sent out immediately when booking with Philbeach, reiterating and explaining the parking information. I even give a 24 hour grace period for guests to change their mind and cancel their booking before I take the deposit. So, there is plenty of opportunity to know about the parking and cancel your reservation. Needless to say, after a very long season, I certainly know where my permits are valid, and I cannot change what the Dorset Council has now implemented where B&B’s are concerned in Weymouth. As to parking on the street, I freely admit that I cannot state with certainty any knowledge, and therefore give none out, so I am not blamed later for false information. The fact that I offered your initial deposit back and that you could go elsewhere, when that was not required, I thought was only fair and reasonable as you seemed so upset with the situation. Even then you insisted on seeing the room first and I complied, which once you got up to agreed that it was a nice one and decided to stay. The stairs, though many, are not as narrow as some in this area. Again, the floor of the room is stated on booking.com if you had done the detail. I was very light hearted and friendly with you for the rest of your stay and treated you with the same respect and service that I do every guest. As to your comment on my breakfast, I can only say that you finished everything on the plate, every day, but if that is your opinion then I apologise for it not being up to your standards, despite the fact that I purchase the finest ingredients for my guests and take great care that it is made for them fresh and arrives hot. The statement that you will not be returning is small recompense for this review, but I can only hope you remember to do the detail for your next booking elsewhere. Regards, Penny
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David K wrote a review Sep 2021
Maidenhead, United Kingdom53 contributions62 helpful votes
This was our first time staying at Philbeach Guest House as a family and it certainly won’t be our last. We all loved Penny’s happy go lucky humour as did all the other guests and her full English breakfast was really delicious. Have to mention her Perfect fried eggs that are cooked to perfection!!! Would definitely recommend this lovely quaint B&B as a lovely time was had by all. Keep up the good work Penny as it’s very much appreciated by the vast majority of your guests. Hope to see you again in the very near future. Take care now Kind regards Lucy,Dave,Flori and Honey 🥂
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: We had 2 rooms and both were more than adequate for all our needs.
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Taxibobtwo wrote a review Jul 2021
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Had a nice time the place was nice and clean breakfast verey good the host was a very friendly person I would like to add unfortunately there was a problem with hot water a chap come to fix it but it packed up up the next day she refunded every one there over £100 for inconvenience I would go back again sometimes things happen I would like to wish her all the best and we will meet again
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$88 - US$116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDorsetWeymouth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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Frequently Asked Questions about Philbeach Guest House
Which popular attractions are close to Philbeach Guest House?
Nearby attractions include Greenhill Gardens (0.2 miles), Weymouth Portland Railway Walk (0.3 miles), and Escape Dungeons (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Philbeach Guest House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Philbeach Guest House?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Philbeach Guest House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Philbeach Guest House?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Philbeach Guest House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Al Molo, Hamiltons, and The Dorset Burger Company.
Is Philbeach Guest House located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the centre of Weymouth.
Are there any historical sites close to Philbeach Guest House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Nothe Fort (0.8 miles), The Tudor House (0.9 miles), and Verne High Angle Battery (4.2 miles).
Does Philbeach Guest House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.