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“Fantastic weekend!”

The Water Garden Hotel
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The Water Garden Hotel
Ranked #58 of 131 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Reviewed 1 July 2013

This hotel was booked through the Hen company that i used who arranged a fantastic weekend! Our group immediately felt comfortable on arrival at the hotel! Paul and Brenda were extremely friendly and could not have done any more to help us enjoy the weekend! Our hen group had the entire top floor which worked out so well. The hotel is clean and comfortable, we sat outside on the terrace which was beautifully decorated with gorgeous plants. I would certainly recommend this hotel and hope to go back. Easy walk into town/beach! We walked everywhere (even in heals!). Thank you Again for a fantastic stay.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Ashley K
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Reviewed 23 June 2013

Average Hotel , friendly and helpful Hotel owner .
One issue is that the place smells of dogs, ok if you like dogs I guess . (I don't and the smell is not pleasant). The upside the place has lots of attractive flower pots in the gardens.
Breakfast is good with a fair selection of options.
The Bed mattress in my room was far past its best and the bathroom had an annoying noisy extractor fan which would remain on for ages.
Overall the Hotel was fine for the money £38 per night in high season (Single room)

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Thank peruUk
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Reviewed 14 June 2013 via mobile

Booked online so got a better deal. Plenty of parking during my stay. Thought man checking me in was not at all friendly and in fact was rude when I asked him to repeat the breakfast times saying "were you not listening?"!! I asked if I could get a drink and was told no despite it only being 9pm and there were others having a drink. The room was fine, basic decor but fine for the price. The bathroom needed a good deep clean. The breakfast buffet was good but when i was asked what i would like for breakfast (no menus) i asked for poached eggs and was told no they couldn't do those! Why ask me what i would like then?!?! The biggest downside to this place were the owners dogs....two huge things allowed to roam free. There are no signs warning you of this and the entire smells of dog. Not pleasant!!

  • Stayed: May 2013
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Thank daisy4223
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

Recently stayed at The Water Garden Hotel for 2 nights.From checking in to checking out everything was perfect.The hotel is central to everything Bournemouth has to offer.I booked a single room but was given a small double room,an added bonus.As people have said before the owners Paul and Brenda are a lovely couple and seem to go the extra mile to make your stay a pleasant one.So nice in todays world.I was very impressed that Paul remembered my name when I went for breakfast and always called me by it.A very nice personal touch.So if you are looking for good accommodation at a reasonable price that's central to everything then don't hesitate to book here.
I will definatley be back soon

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Thank whisper019
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

Stayed for 2 nights in this cute little hotel. Was part of our hen weekend package. We had the whole top floor to outselves. The owners are absolutley lovely, nothing is too much trouble. Great breakfasts, beautiful gardens and great prices on drinks!! Great location, we walked everywhere! Would definately go back again! Two lovely dogs too - Prince and Brandy!!

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Jo N
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

lovely hotel ,really clean & comfortable nothing was to much trouble for the owners what a lovely friendly couple the gardens were a pleasure to sit and have a drink
there was 14 of us staying for a hen weekend
breakfast was great and plenty of it
will be going back again

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Sheridan S
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Would reccommend this hotel to any one,stayed for the weekend due to a hen party,the owners and there staff were very friendly and made you very welcome nothing was to much trouble,the rooms were very clean and tidy,and the patio area was a pleasure to sit out in due to the beautiful well kept gardens and the bar prices were reasonable,great location would definitely go back .

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank debbie r
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Address: 40 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 131 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range: £30 - £45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Water Garden Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Family owned and run, the Water Garden Hotel prides itself on offering high standards of customer service and cleanliness, including a gold-standard kitchen. There is a fully stocked bar offering a range of drinks at reasonable prices, as well as the hotel’s award-winning gardens and the patio area. Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas. ... more   less 
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