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The Living Room

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Room & Suite (22)
Dining (20)
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
A unique vintage boutique award winning Bed and Breakfast and Vintage Cafe in Alum Chine, Bournemouth. The B&B has seven individually styled rooms with modern en-suite bathrooms. As a family run business we specialise in providing a friendly, informal service tailored to requirements. Chef cooked breakfasts offer both a creative and traditional menu including vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options. We promise you, you will not find anywhere else like The Living Room in Bournemouth for value for money, quality food, its unpretentious quirky environment or the pleasurable experience. We are situated in undoubtedly the best part of Bournemouth - ten minutes' walk in between the glorious Alum Chine beach (accessed by the peaceful chines) as well as the boutique and independently run restaurants of Westbourne. As Bournemouth has been voted one of the happiest places to live in the UK we feel that we have no option but to pass on the infectious and rejuvenating vibes!
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Quirky Hotels
Full view
67Somewhat walkable
Grade: 67 out of 100
53Restaurantswithin 1 km
9Attractionswithin 1 km
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40Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
We visited ‘The Living room’ yesterday as a treat for my sister’s 50th. I really can’t recommend their cream tea enough- really fresh, tasty sandwiches and delicious home made cakes . There was also a really wide selection of teas to choose from. Service was excellent, Theresa
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A nice homely older property to stay at. Good comfortable room and facilities, nice bathroom with fluffy towels, soft fluffy dressing gowns provided, TV, tea tray. Our room was at the front so had a little late night traffic noise/car lights but otherwise very quiet, could do
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Response from TLROwner, Owner at The Living Room
Responded Oct. 10, 2018
It would be a pleasure to have you both to stay again. Glad you enjoyed your bus trips...when they arrived! Thank you for taking the time to book us and write a review. Hopefully we will see you again..... Please book directly on 01202761135
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Daughters booked Living Room for 2 nights for our anniversary excellent choice. Comfortable room especially the bed good location away from the town but not too far out. Very good varied breakfast and very friendly relaxed atmosphere.
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Response from TLROwner, Owner at The Living Room
Responded Oct. 10, 2018
Thank you for your review - it is great when someone likes staying here even if they haven't chosen us! Thank you to your thoughtful daughter! It was lovely to meet you both.
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Probably our 5th stay at the Living room arriving for our first stay on the very day Zak and Teresa moved in. Truly lovely place to stay with everything you could wish for. Rooms are spotless and the breakfast are so special try it all. Staff work tirelessly to make your stay
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Response from TLROwner, Owner at The Living Room
Responded Oct. 10, 2018
It wouldn't be the same without you staying on our birthday each year with your different family members! You are all lovely and such easy guests...:) We appreciate you staying here and your review. Please book directly to choose your room, 01202761135
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Very friendly owner and staff Typical British Interior, cosy and clourful Superb location near to beach (Alumn Chine) and close to town centre (Westbourne) Good value Clean rooms Excellent service Delicious breakfast
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Response from TLROwner, Owner at The Living Room
Responded Oct. 10, 2018
It is not the same without you sitting at your table in the window at 8am every morning! Hopefully you have recovered from all your walking! Thank you for staying here and writing a review. It was lovely to meet you both.
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Room 7 - cosy and quirky twin room
Bedroom (taken from www.EatSleepDorset.com)
How many parking spaces?
Hi The Living room has 5 off road parking spaces but you can also park in the road if there is room.
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"On a busy road but didn't seem too noisy to me. All the rooms are beautifully decorated"
"Room 3 was very comfortable"
"Room 6 includes a wee box room with 2 children's beds."
"very clean and attention to detail, best breakfast ever."
"Ask the helpful, friendly owners for advice"
US$101 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
thanet house hotel bournemouth
Thanet House
United KingdomEnglandBournemouth
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