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Bed & Breakfast by the Beach
Ranked #1 of 131 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Mirfield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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“Overnight could have turned into a short break”
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Stayed at this beautiful B&B after working in the area and needed somewhere to stay overnight, the room was extremely well decorated, the bed was soft, the bathroom was clean and all your teas and coffees were catered for in the room. slept like a baby!! in the Morning breakfast was exceptional and i was greeted by the owner Chris, she was cheerful and informative about the area, her breakfast was very very very good with lots of choice. i was made to feel welcome and would not hesitate to book there again.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
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Falmouth
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

A fantastic weekend in the best accommodation we have ever found. Lovely rooms, great breakfast and brilliant hosts Chris and John. Can't be bettered.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hertfordshire
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Reviewed 23 January 2012

This B & B is fantastic. It is easily the standard of a five star hotel, with the rooms having quality fittings and extra touches galore. The position is great being five minutes walk from Southbourne beach which is at the quieter end of Bournemouth. The couple who run it are charming, very attentive without being overpowering and the breakfast choice was amazing, all from local produce. We will definitely be going baack.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with friends
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

A lovely B&B run by a friendly and welcoming couple. The room was well equipped and very comfortable with some lovely extras. John and Chris were very helpful in giving advice on where to visit and were even kind enough to drop us to a local area for an evening meal.

The breakfast was delicious and had so much to choose from it really did set you up for the day.

Even though we only stayed for one night we felt very welcome and will definitely return.

Stop your search and book here, you will not be disappointed!

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Burton on trent
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Reviewed 23 December 2011

Will try and keep this review short, but cannot promise to as its that good here.
From the pleasant phone booking to the best breakfast we have ever had we couldnt of asked for more.
Room was terrific with really nice comfy bed of the type you would expect in a high end hotel.
Back to that breakfast it was that good and so much we didnt eat another meal till nine in the evening, and thats after we had walked a good few miles.
Cannot recommend highly enough, stop looking at the rest and book here!
Thanks John and Chris hope to return soon.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2011

We booked an extra treat to stay at Chris & John's wonderful luxury B&B in Southbourne. This is the third time we have stayed with them. We booked the lovely Kingsize room containing so many extras. The breakfast as usual was delicious with lots of fresh fruit, smoothies, eggs benedict etc, and plenty of fresh coffee and toast with home made jams and marmalade.
Chris & John are such great hosts so welcoming and friendly. We have already booked to stay again next July together with our two adult sons and cannot wait.
Have a great Christmas Chris and John and we look forward to seeing the newly built conservatory next year.

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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2011

Could not be happier with our stay. Accommodation and service from this family run B&B is second to none. The breakfast is made to request and surpassed all expectations. Big thanks to John and Chris.

  • Stayed November 2011
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Property: Bed & Breakfast by the Beach
Address: 7 Burtley Road | Burtley Manor, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 4AP, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 131 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Superbly situated 200 meters from the beach on a very quiet road. Voted by Tripadvisor reviewers as 5th best B & B / Inn 2016 UK & 13th best in the world 2016. ... more   less 
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