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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Westcotes House

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Westcotes House
Ranked #30 of 133 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Bengaluru, India
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Repeat Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

I enjoyed my stay so much last time, it was my first choice again when visiting the area.
Other guests staying the hotel were also returning guests.
You could not receive a warmer welcome here & I hope to return later in the year.

The breakfasts are fantastic, made using local produce & just what is needed before a walk on the beach (just across the road from the hotel).

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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grahamdpatterson, Manager at Westcotes House, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Thank you for your kind review, we love it that people like yourself think of us first when travelling to the area - I know our location on the clifftop really helps make the choice easier, but its great to know that we are getting it right in the other areas too! Come again soon.

Ross, Graham & David
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

We went for a short break and the hotel was as good as last year.

It is a very friendly hotel with good service and spotlessly clean rooms.

The breakfast was excellent and I would recommend this hotel for both business and holidays.

  • Stayed March 2014
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grahamdpatterson, Manager at Westcotes House, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Thank you for leaving such a nice review. Its great that we are getting it right for both holiday makers and people travelling on business. Please let us know when you will be coming back again, I will make sure your breakfast is even better than excellent :-)
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

We had another fabulous stay at Westcotes house this year, as always the hotel is spotlessly clean & the hosts are kind & helpful. I adore the views, and divine breakfast which keeps me coming back. Thanks.

  • Stayed February 2014
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grahamdpatterson, Manager at Westcotes House, responded to this review, 7 May 2014
Thank you so much for your lovely review. Its great to know that we are getting it right (most of the time!). Hope you come again.

Ross, Graham & David
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

Have stayed in Bournemouth several times and this is a perfect location on the clifftop. Seaview room has just such wonderful views. Service was lovely, very, very friendly and relaxed. Ross brought us biscuits and drinks on arrival. It also has a small bar where you can get a drink in the evening which was nice after a journey. Have stayed in other nearby guesthouses and whilst they were very smart, they didn't have the warmth or friendliness of Westcotes House which is what we like when we are staying away from home. Stay here if you like personal service, great location and a friendly smile.

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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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grahamdpatterson, Manager at Westcotes House, responded to this review, 25 March 2014
Thank you so much for a great review. So glad you were pleased with the us and the location. - The sea views are hard to beat. There are a lot of other smart guest houses around us, many with more bells and whistles, so its nice to know we are still hitting the right spot. Please come and see us again.

Ross, Graham and David :-)
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

Very pleasant exoerience at Westcotes House. All you would expect from a B&B plus a lot of genuine and personal touches that make you feel a welcomed guest. Nothing seems to much trouble for these guys. Great views from room 2, comfy bed, modern decor and lovely cooked breakfast to order. Close to Bournemouth and Christchurch (about 3 miles from each), ideal place to explore the coast and all the nearby towns. Would definitely stay there again...

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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grahamdpatterson, Manager at Westcotes House, responded to this review, 24 March 2014
Thank you very much for a great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us that you would come back again. Its a shame you didn't make it a week earlier, when the sun was shining - instead we all got something rather more seasonal, especially on Friday night with all that wind and rain! Glad you enjoyed the views and the breakfast. Please visit us again soon.
Ross, Graham and David
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a seafront view then this is the place for you. Stunning views from the windows. Great hosts and breakfast made even better by being able to daydream at the view.

Rooms are comfy and welcoming.

We've stayed twice now and will defo be back

Thank you again

Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

The hotel is run by some charming young gentleman who couldn't do enough for us grey haired ladies :o). It was our second stay this year and we look forward to more visits next year. The decor is very modern, stylish and fresh and the themed coloured rooms are tastefully kitted out. The views are stunning and it's a perfect friendly homely hotel and I would recommend this hotel on the clifftop to anybody. Thanks for a great break boys, Carol and Pat.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Westcotes House
Address: 9 Southbourne Overcliff Drive | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3TE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 133 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Character guest house on the sea front in Southbourne, Bournemouth. On the Overcliff near Fishermans Walk and next to Grand Avenue. We have 6 en-suite rooms, 3 with stunning sea views across Bournemouth Bay. ... more   less 

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