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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you. A return visit for a friends birthday celebrations. Fantastic hospitality, beautifully clean and comfortable room. Breakfast a real treat and cooked to perfection. Hosts Chris and John you provide a lovely retreat. I am sure we will return.

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

John and Christine, the hosts, have taken a great deal of care to ensure that this B&B ticks all of the boxes. The room is beautifully presented and spotlessly clean. Breakfast in the conservatory was a joy. Just minutes from a gorgeous beach, this is a lovely spot. One to which we will surely return. John and Christine were welcoming,...

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Christine G, Owner at Bed & Breakfast by the Beach, responded to this review

Well thank you. It was great to meet you both and glad you all had a good time. We are thrilled with our pheasant and are having for lunch on Sunday.!!!

Coutances, France
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A very fancy-pants and rich American hotel chain owner recently described luxury as "about the little things...a smile or a personal greeting...a pillowcase that doesn't irritate your skin..,, good soap or soft towels". On that basis this B&B has luxury in abundance.In fact it is rather like a training school for prospective B&B owners. I wonder how many B&B owners...

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Christine G, Owner at Bed & Breakfast by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We love what we do !!! Joyeux Noel to you both and happy 2017

Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we knew we were going to have a good stay. Hosts John & Chris are so friendly, we were greeted by John on the drive and offered help with luggage etc. Then Chris showed us to our room which was room number one kingsize with en-suite. Our room was lovely and cosy and spotlessly clean...

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Oxford, UK
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A repeat visit and we now only consider B&B by the Beach for a stay in the Bournemouth/ Christchurch area. Always a warm welcome to their home and business from the owners. The rooms have all the comforts you need, and extras like fresh milk on hand, cakes and access to a fridge. Breakfast beats any others I've had, even...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A fantastic hotel, with comfy beds and fantastic staff! I was made to feel so welcome during my stay! The breakfast is fantastic, with so much choice and very tasty! Fab location literally a stones throw away from the beach, and a two minute walk and your in the centre of town! Next time I come back I am going...

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a few occasions , as brilliant as ever , a model for how a good B and B should be and far far better than most top hotels , brilliant place and lovely hosts . Best breakfast you could wish for .

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Thank Andrew T
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautifully appointed self contained bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms - immaculately clean Breakfast was an extravaganza of home cooked and home produced options Warm friendly and engaging hosts with masses of local knowledge Highly recommended

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sutton surrey
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed for one night last Friday -what a lovely place and Chris and John were fantastic hosts. Chris baked her own cakes and bread, John was very chatty and the our room was spotless.There was lots of little extras including the delicious home made cakes. The only little negative was that we couldn't work out how to get the...

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Christine G, Owner at Bed & Breakfast by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are glad you enjoyed your short visit to see your daughter. Sorry about the shower the Miro Sport Showers are very powerful and there is a short delay while the temperature adjusts to your required setting. We look forward to seeing you again on your next university visit.

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was my second stay here, the first one being a year and a half ago. I'm delighted to report that the extremely high standards have not only been maintained but have actually improved. (The ability to borrow bikes was new since my last visit for example.) Everything has already been said in other reviews - a wonderful welcome, brilliant...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winners of Channel 4 'Four in a bed,' We are superbly situated 200 meters from the beach on a very quiet road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bed & Breakfast by the Beach

Address: 7 Burtley Road | Burtley Manor, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 4AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $132 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
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Bed And Breakfast By The Beach
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