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“Excellent Accommodation”
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Review of Blue Waters 4*

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33 reviews
Living room: Dining area, new smart TV
Sitting room
Kitchen
Master bedroom, with king size bed
Master bedroom,
En suite to master bedroom
2nd bedroom
2nd bedroom
Family bathroom
Outside showing full length of terrace, access from bedroom and sitting room
Patio door access to outside terrace
Southbourne beach from clifftop, looking east
Taken 2 mins walk from property, Hengistbury Head & Isle of Wight in view
Sunset over the Purbecks, Southbourne beach below, Bournemouth along the coast
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bournemouth, Dorset, England

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Excellent - based on 33 reviews
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Helen H
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Accommodation”
Reviewed 16 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The location is amazing - southbourne beach 2 mins away. Owner was very informative. Accommodation was excellent, spacious, clean, modern, instruction on how to use appliances - well thought out to make holiday relaxing. Beds were very comfortable and the block for flat was very quite all the time, even though there are about 12 flats over 4 floors. There is a co-op along the road, newsagents and various take aways.

We found a nice park for my granddaughter which is not far to walking, southbourne shops are about 5 min drive or 15 mins walk.

We also hit lucky on festival in southbourne park with craft/food stalls and live band.

We have book again for next year already, as we had such a nice time and its a great base for bournemouth, poole and new forest.

Your age range 35-49
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jeannette...
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Fabulous base for beautiful part of the country”
Reviewed 29 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

The apartment was fabulous and had everything we needed and more. Lovely touches, tissues, coffee/tea bags and biscuits provided. Lovely and clean. Modern. Ideal location within easy reach of many beautiful places in the new forest. Close to Bournemouth. Southbourne beach is only a short walk away. Friendly communication with Pete, the owner. Would highly recommend.

Your age range 50-64
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nonkeentr...
Essex
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed 18 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This apartment is really comfortable and is in an excellent location close to the fantastic beach at Southbourne.
I have stayed here before and thoroughly enjoyed this stay and hope to return soon.

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Christoph...
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tremendous”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Had a fantastic holiday made even better by the high standard of accommodation,and the extra touches on arrival by Pete and barb, it's close to the beach and the amenities are just at the end of the road the perfect holiday home.
Cheers
Pete and barb
Chris Davison, Elizabeth,Megan,Thomas.

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nicola784
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely apartment”
Reviewed 31 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
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This is one of the best apartments we have stayed in, very clean and tidy. Lots of little extras you don't normally find which were much appreciated - a real credit to the owners.
The location was excellent, very close to the beach. The beach near the Bistro is much quieter than nearer Bournemouth which we prefer. There is a supermarket within walking distance which has everything you need and there are plenty of takeaways nearby.
The weather was warm when we visited and the twin bedroom gets quite hot, it would benefit from a fan but that is my only slight criticism.

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
3 Aug 2016
Dear Nicola
Thank you very much for your positive feedback. So pleased you and the family had a great time at Blue Waters 4*
Thanks too for your suggestion of installing a fan in the second bedroom during hot weather. We shall get that in place.. I think you were blessed with the hottest week of the year so far. Let's hope we get some more like it!
Pete Snell.
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S S
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent accommodation”
Reviewed 7 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Really enjoyed our stay at Bluewater - one street away from seafront. Excellent apartment very clean and very well equipped. Very thoughtful welcome pack and excellent, friendly communication from owner. We would love to come back.

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Liked best: lovely apartment and location
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
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ANDREW W
Broad Oak, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“excellent value, great location”
Reviewed 2 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This is an exceptionally comfortable and well located flat, a few minutes walk to the beach and shops. I dont think we have ever rented a self catering home with such attention to detail, including right up to date wifi and clear instructions on how to use everything. It is particularly useful to have things like dishwasher tablets left for you. The sofa is probably more comfy than our new one at home!
You have to recognise that being a flat, the garden is tiny and you may get noise from the renters above, but the price reflects that this is not a country cottage.

Travelling group: Extended Family
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