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Kent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went down for last weekend in march, John ,as ever made me very welcome, I was late arriving due to issues with rail network, he was very understanding, the other guests were great, we sat and set the world to rights after a delicious dinner, watched TV, a true chill out weekend, daytime went for walk into local town...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

I will point out here that Honey is our dog - ha ha - in case readers wonder what the ? Perfect weekend. Wish I could find a venue like Hamilton Hall to visit as when I go away I want what I offer here - and sadly do not find it anywhere else. It seems, there really is nowhere...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A while ago I had to come to Bournemouth on business. It was early in the year and the Hotel was officially closed. However, John opened up, when I arrived the place was warm and friendly although I was the only guest. He even arranged for a very early morning cab to take me to my appointment. He could have...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for this. It was the first time was have ever closed in almost 17 years and only did so as the new garden was being laid and I did not want the mess in and out of the hotel and to be worrying about guests. Your thoughtful approach to it all was appreciated. The garden is now finnished and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've stayed at this place many times. It's a cozy and relaxing B&B with lots charm and friendly host. I will definitely go back! The food is very good and is included in the price. A good place as well to meet other gay men in a very friendly place with no attitude.

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks Tim. There are fewer men only venues about these days and I think we are one of very few in the UK and it is always good to know we are appreciated and loved. As the onkly gay hotel venue in Bournemouth - and one of the better gay hotels in the UK, Hamilton Hall is one of the...

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

lovely B&B with personality, easy to relax and unwind. Had lovely 2 days stay for a weekend away. John is a great host, welcoming and genuine, nice mix of guests. We were able to be ourselves and make ourselves at home. Great continental breakfast. Totally recommended. Makes your holiday a different & real experience - and that's what memories are...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks guys - we do share a laugh here and meet some really lovely people and you were certainly amongst those. Hope we shall see you here again soon... as we have all sorts of special offers on the web site... John

kent
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a lovely 2 night stay, Jon and his staff couldn't do enough for you. Lovely comfortable beds, excellent choice for breakfast Very relaxing place to stay.very central for the triangle in the town Will be there again soon

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to review Hamilton Hall. Always tickles me with joy when I see a new review, especially such a nice one. Thanks, see you again soon. John

Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed a few weeks ago after reading the reviews and looking for something different....and it is! Friendly, good breakfast, the fact that you could have tea/coffee/etc and nibbles any time you wish in the communal room is brilliant. Plus as there is no TV in the rooms and mobiles phones are not allowed on the ground floor, people talk...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for your thoughtful review. I actually do not have a mobile phone of my own and spend an age on my computer so see no reason to live on a mobile, as many seem to do. Nothing worse at meals when everyone seems oblivious to others and are on their phones and conversation stops. Hamilton Hall is about people...

Reviewed 29 September 2016

I booked as I had read other reviews all saying how peaceful and calming the place is, and I needed some me time. I arrived and was welcomed and shown around by John, and tea was made for me too. Made me feel at home straight away. The room was perfect for me. It was clean and tidy. The bed,...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your kind words. I am always pleased when people find exactly what they wish to find - be it laughter and noise - or peace and quiet - as both are available and you get what you look for. As for the teas... ha ha ... there are something like 40 different teas - and I...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

first time visit and loved every minute of it. Amazing hotel, beautifully cosy, fantastic and lovely owner, John, who instantly makes you feel welcomed. Probably the most comfy bed I've ever slept on and the food was great. If you are unsure whether to book - just do it. It's wonderful. Support this unique establishment. It's so special. I'll be...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Once again a wonderful review. Thanks . I shall certainly look forard to seeing you here again some time soon, and while the summer is not very summery - we still enjoy a great time and a laugh here and that community feel is always well appreciated. Keep well.

Herriard
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Hamilton Hall is a speciality guest house/hotel exclusively for gay men. Once you go inside you are immediately aware that this hotel is different and unique. The rooms are well furnished and comfortable. You share WC facilities but rooms have shower and sink. The rooms are very keenly priced (mine worked out at £40pp sharing a double with a good...

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slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

'Eccentrically English' - ha ha - I can live wth that - as I always thought the label 'barking mad' was more suitable. ha ha Thanks for your lovely review and so glad you enjoyed your stay. I couldn't run a normal boring and uninteresting venue where no one talks and it is just all blah blah blah : -...

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I was welcomed to Hamilton Hall by John and Marco who immediately put me at ease with a cup of tea. I was shown to my very clean and pleasant room with enquire shower. First unique benefit, no television in the room if you watch television you do it as a social event with other people. Second unique, no tea...

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slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Another lovely review and as always a great pleasure to meet lovely people who understand and appreciate what we offer here at Hamilton Hall. Loved the comment about how they broke the mould after me - which is interesting as I have an identical twin brother who is the quiet one... and just as well really... ha ha Thanks for...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As seen on national & international TV. Clothing Optional. Men Only. Retreat style hotel. Some room sharing. Private rooms also. Specializing in events for gay / bisexual men. Very informal & friendly. Like nowhere you have stayed at before. Huge repeat custom. As seen on Channel 4's '3 In A Bed' programme (April & August 2010) to huge acclaim. Open since March 2000 and going from strength to strength. Newly refurbished and decorated - newly double glazed - all for your comfort and enjoyment. Massive Diary of Events throughout the year offering workshops - seminars etc. on Sexual - Self and Spiritual development of mind, body and soul. The only venue like it in all of Europe. Women only events also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hamilton Hall

Address: 1 Carysfort Road, Bournemouth BH1 4EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $78 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
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“all rooms, dormatory included are very quiet.”
biggsieboy, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Perfect for gay men!”
TimLondon2013, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 as a super king”
KentAndi, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are the the 2 front rooms with bay windows”
BeechWoodBoyz, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 (Peace) very quiet.”
johnmL2948LT, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
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