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2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed here once again for a long week end( room 3 is lovely room ) clean and freindly the proprieters are very helpfull on all things to do and places to eat bournmouth had a really good festive show this year with the ice ring and bars open etc be back again in the new year .

Thank Erik D
Jan Mayen Island, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attractive and quirky hotel, awesomely decorated. Very affordable and great value! Ensuite bathroom, which I do appreciate. Friendly host. Easy to walk to the city and the beach, a short walk to the train station which was very practical. The only "snag" (if I can even call it that) is that you have to order and pay for English breakfast... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Just finishing a long weekend at the Amarillo. Lovely friendly hosts, far enough from the centre to be quiet, yet close enough to walk. Room was spotless, bed comfortable, and adjustable heating. Continental breakfast is ample, the cooked breakfast was lovely but if I ate it every day would need a new wardrobe. It says everything that my only complaint... More 

Thank Solwood2
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped mid week with a work colleague. Friendly welcome, spotlessly clean and lovely room. Will definitely be back soon. Perfect place for a seaside weekend as well. Great local knowledge and restaurant tips from the owners. Location is perfect, nice and quiet and only a short walk into Bournemouth town or Boscombe. Plenty of free parking either at the front... More 

Thank dwillia72
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Amarilo for 2 nights. We were greeted in the evening by one of the owners Rob who was lovely with a good sense of humour. He showed us up to our room which was a small double. The room was beautiful with white furniture and shutters over the window. It was spotlessly clean.... More 

Thank christielou2016
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great location overlooking park within walking distance of rail station. Proprietor is very welcoming and friendly. The hotel is beautifully decorated and clean. You can walk to the beach football station or town centre quite easily.

Thank Mikeemik
Wickford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here last year for the Airshow and was astounded by such a high standard of accommodation. So much so that a week after returning home we booked again for this years. We feel like we are part of the family when we stay here. Paul and Rob are excellent hosts and will always do what they can to... More 

Thank DolphinTiger1
Shanklin, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Recently spent four nights at The Amarillo B&B and could not recommend it any more! The rooms were spotlessly clean with beautiful decor, and Rob & Paul could not be any more helpful! Only about a half an hour walk (in heels) to the BIC so very convenient.

Thank amberlillythings
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The Amarillo is easy to spot as it's by far the prettiest B&B on the street - the front has beautiful plants framing the windows and entrance, which has a little seated area just outside the door for smokers that I thought was a really nice use of a small space, nicely lit and surrounded by attractive shrubs. I also... More 

Thank JessieRocket
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The Amarillo is a beautiful BnB. We first visited three years ago when our son started at university in Bournemouth, and have been regular guests ever since. Rob and Paul are fantastic hosts and nothing is too much trouble, they have always made us feel extremely welcome, and we have become great friends . We have stayed in a different... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an ideally situated guest house in a quite area just opposite the award winning Knyveton Gardens with Tennis Courts,Bowling Greens and Petanque. We are within easy walking distance of the beach, train station and the town centre. The Amarillo is non-smoking establishment. We offer you a comfortable and relaxing stay in a lovingly restored Victorian House with a contemporary ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amarillo

Address: 52 Frances Road, Bournemouth BH1 3SA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $66 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Amarillo 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“room 3 is good along with room 4”
 of 5 bubbles 317erikd, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Recommend choosing an ensuite bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles annapaafredag, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles davidhenryk, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms looked good - ours was luxurious!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles lizbarwick, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Hotel has double or single rooms. All have decent views.”
 of 5 bubbles 63Margaret, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
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