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Review of TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth

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TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth
Ranked #53 of 68 Hotels in Bournemouth
Shropshire
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3 reviews
“Great time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Just back from 2 night stay. 2 adults + 2 children. Lovely quad room and spacious bathroom. Wonderfully situated near beach and car not necessary. However they do have free parking if you arrive earlyish. Reception and restaurant staff very helpful. Just a suggestion. Why not offer a small cooked breakfast for children (& adults) for a cheaper price? The cooked breakfasts are huge but gorgeous. Will certainly return. M. Owen

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  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank WelcomeGuest
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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 23 August 2014
Thank you for your review which we really appreciate. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your suggestions. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Came here for may bank holiday weekend for a family break and the wheels festival, we paid a lot less than the other hotels were and had a lovely big room with huge windows!! The bathroom could have done with updating but was fine for our one night stay, We felt the receptionist was very friendly and every one was child friendly' breakfast was lovely and hot even though they were busy, there was a hen party staying but they did not disturb us. The hotel was very central and we were able to park our car early and go off and enjoy our day. Would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend, a lot cheaper than other hotels, very clean, friendly and central to all amenities thankyou x lovely room with huge windows!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank holsssssss
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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 12 August 2014
Thank you so much for your generous review, which we very much appreciate.

Our aim is always to offer great value and as you know we are in a fantastic location.

Did you know that by booking through the official TravelRest website you can download a voucher to spend at the hotel during your stay? So now even more value from TravelRest!

Thank you again for taking the time and trouble to make a review.
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crazy21girl
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I stayed here as part of a hen party of 11, good sized rooms and bathroom for what we needed it for! (to get ready to go out and sleep). Beds we're very comfortable and staff friendly. Would stay again! Nearby to nice restaurants & also a few minute walk to the beach.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tracyd87
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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
Thank you so much for your very generous review, which we really appreciate. We very much enjoy welcoming groups to TravelRest, especially at weekends where the Bournemouth Party atmosphere really enlivens the town.
Of course we also enjoy the quieter, family days during the week when we can offer even better value and with our great location we are ideally placed to welcome all.

Thank you again for your review.
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

i took the family to Bournemouth on a late booking. I was slightly dubious when I booked this hotel, as I'd stayed very close by in another hotel on a stag weekend. Indeed, most of the lower budget accommodation is found in this area, but I was pleasantly surprised by Travelrest.

The room was a good size, with one double and two single beds. The bathroom was small, with just a shower, small washhand basin and a toilet, but for one night it was fine. The beds were clean and comfortable, and the hotel was a good size, with its own bar. There is a pub on the corner about three doors down - though it can be frequented by the stag and hen parties (I know, I have been one of the members of said parties!). That said, we were not kept awake by any noise from people returning from the pubs.

The hotel is on top of the cliff, and a short walk will take you to a fantastic sea view. There is a zig zag path which takes you down to the sea - steep, but fine for buggies/pushchairs if you take your time.

All in all, a decent hotel for the price. We had no complaints.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Al_Gale777
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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
Thank you so much for your generous review which we really appreciate. As you know we are so well located and offer such great value.

We really look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Thank you for reviewing us.
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Trois-Rivieres, Canada
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We stayed at the Travelrest for one night only and we got what we wanted: small but clean room with basic facilities. Staff at the reception very friendly and polite. Had a bit of trouble getting hot water for the shower in the morning (old building...). Was OK for a quick rest after a day at the beach, but we would have looked for a bit more space and comfort for a long stay.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank UKcrazy
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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
Thank you for your which we really appreciate. We are sorry the hot water was not efficient, something we have looked into, as this really should not have been the case, not least because a new hot water and heating facility was introduced to the hotel in 2012.

Thank you again for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back to TravelRest very soon.

Did you know by booking directly through the official site here on Trip Advisor you can obtain a £5:00 voucher towards spending during your stay? So another great reason to book TravelRest official site
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68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

We used this as a stopover after getting the late ferry from Guernsey. The car park is very small but managed to find a parking place in the adjacent street. On arrival we were told to pay a extra £8 for the dogs which took me by surprise as this was not mentioned when booking online. Most b&bs weve used do not charge for dogs. The room was very clean and tidy and fresh. This hotel is very conveniently situated close to the front. The breakfast is an optional £6. 50p and is well worth it apart from the cooked breakfast you just help yourself to what you want. Good value! We would have stayed an extra night but it was fully booked.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Peter S
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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 6 August 2014
Thank you for your review which we really appreciate. I am sorry if we did not communicate to you the small charge we have to make for pets to cover the additional cleaning that is required to ensure that future guest, who may suffer from pet allergies, are not affected.

We really appreciate your taking the time and trouble to review us and look forward to welcoming you back to TravelRest very soon.
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St Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014

All what you can ask for £52 mid-week IN July family room, clean and just big enough. near the beach and to the town centre 10 mines walking, the staff are friendly the only thing they said if you arrive early we'll try to accommodate you which in my case I have mentioned two weeks in advance that I'll be early but they didn't let me till 14:00 the check in time.

Room Tip: room 28 was good enough for us as small family.
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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Ramy H
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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth, responded to this review, 29 July 2014
Thank you for your review which we really appreciate. As you know we offer great value and a fabulous location.

Did you also know that by booking through Trip Advisor - Official Site you can obtain a voucher for spending during your next stay. Another great reason to return and to book via the official site.

Thank you again for taking the time to write a review.
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Additional Information about TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth

Property: TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth
Address: 135 West Hill Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EG, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #53 of 68 Hotels in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — TravelRest Hotel Bournemouth 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This TravelRest has 25 of the 45 bedrooms fully refurbished to the smart, clean and comfortable TravelRest bedroom standard. The remaining 20 bedrooms are traditionally furnished family and standard rooms, offering great value and some with views towards the sea and Bournemouth bay. TravelRest bedrooms feature free Wi-fi, flat screen TV/DVD, iPod docking stations (on request), toiletries and the TravelRest hospitality tray. Key features at a glance: Situated in one of Bournemouth's prime locations, with easy access to beach, town centre as well as the key business locations within the region, via Wessex Way. Just 100 metres from the seafront and within a few hundred metres of BIC. Easy walking distance of the town centre and main entertainment attractions, bars and shops. Two styles of guest bedroom - contemporary TravelRest Rooms featuring designer fabrics, toiletries, hospitality tray and IPod docking station. Traditional budget rooms - classically furnished rooms, some family sized and other with views towards the sea and bay. All rooms feature flatscreen TV and DVD player. Free parking on site (limited) with alternative on road free parking within the immediate area. Bar and cafe open throughout the day. 24 hour reception. Free wi-fi. Group friendly. ... more   less 
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