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Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A wonderful Easter weekend in Bournemouth. As usual, John and Robert put a great deal of effort into the accommodation, the catering and guest entertainments. I have never performed a Karaoke before, so that was a first, as well as with such a charming, near naked and so attractive compère! The complementary three course Easter roast was also wonderful -...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Wonderful to see you again and to hear the singing, was a real treat. Good to see so many people got up there and shared some karaoke and enjoyed the madness and fun. It is also a BIG compliment when guests come back over and over and shows us that we are doing something right, and that after so many...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I stayed for a long weekend 1 - 3 April 2016 and had a wonderful relaxing time.John and Robert made all the guests most welcome and the vegetarian meals I had requested were delicious and varied. My room (Peace) was comfortable and warm and well supplied with everything a guest could need in a hotel room. John relayed some very...

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slammer9, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

It is always lovely to read a positive review on Trip Advisor about my venue and always a thrill to see that someone understood and appreciated what we are all about. There really is nowhere quite like Hamilton Hall anywhere else in all of Europe and as ONE OF A KIND , thanks for your wonderful comments and high marks....

Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I'd never actually heard of Hamilton Hall but my boyfriend had and as he had to be near Poole for a few days and we wanted a weekend away we decided to stay here. On arrival we immediately felt very welcome and were shown to our beautifully decorated room (tranquility) and then given a tour around the hotel and introduced...

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slammer9Dorset, Owner at Hamilton Hall, responded to this review

Thanks for such a lovely review. It is always very pleasing when people ' get what we are about' and feel it as soon as they enter. With so many faceless corporate chain hotels available these days and often at very reasonable prices that sometimes we cannot compete with, the total lack of personality and warmth, interaction between guests and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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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: €54 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hamilton Hall Hotel Bournemouth
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“Room 2 as a super king”
 of 5 bubbles KentAndi, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are the the 2 front rooms with bay windows”
 of 5 bubbles BeechWoodBoyz, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 (Peace) very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmL2948LT, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Take any available; they're all impressive”
 of 5 bubbles L5691XYrickm, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are equally good and priced according to your budget”
 of 5 bubbles alanleap, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
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