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Safari Bistro Hotel

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Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

My partner and I are a gay couple and we booked a five night stay at the Safari Hotel in Bournemouth a few years ago. Saying it is disgusting and unpleasant is the understatement of the year! Definitely a hotel (if you can actually call it that!) to avoid like the plague. I've stayed in hostels with higher standards! When...

2Thank Nigel K
Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Visited this hotel as part of a stag party back in June. I have to say the couple running it were amazing and a great breakfast. The rooms do need modernising and the bathroom needed a lot of work including a light!! Great venue for a stag or hen party local to the town centre and once they finish the...

1Thank Gamblins
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

I was supposed to spend two nights with my partner off 22 years for his birthday room was really bad as I walked in the room there were bunk beds put there because they had no were else to but them so it made me feel like we were put in the closet I'm disabled and my partner has heart...

1Thank mumzzie
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

It was the only place that would take a hen party for one night. Not the most modern of places BUT ... The staff couldn't have done more for us, soooooooo accommodating and friendly!!! The rooms were clean and the showers were hot. The beds were comfy and the breakfast was amazing. We were thoroughly looked after. Thank you for...

1Thank norms-hen
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I spent four nights at the Hotel. The room was clean and tidy with en suite facilities. I had a pleasant sleep and a lovely breakfast each morning and had a relaxing time on the beach and doing leisurely things you usually do on a holiday. The staff are very helpful and do a great job. What a lovely find...

1Thank Brian K
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This hotel can not be called a hotel, and felt more like a hostel. The rooms were dated though acceptable in cleanliness. The shower was freezing throughout the stay, though we did hear that the room above ours was on the other hand scorching and was not usable. We had to seek out family in order to have a shower....

1Thank Tammy T
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Close to the beach very good breakfast the couple who run the hotel were absolutely fantastic and helped us with everything we needed to get done for the stag weekend very fair prices in the bar If one negative the bunkbeds were a bit uncomfortable

1Thank Bazz H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2015

8 girls stayed at this hotel for hen night! We werent expecting anything big for the price however one of the bedrooms had no lights working when we came in and there was no one around at that time. In the morning the water stopped running and there wasn't hot water running! Was looking forward to my full English breakfast...

4Thank 87Lili2015
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night only.. And thankfully it was only one night!! No hot water.. Shower doesnt work.. Breakfast is microwaved.. Got given a choice of her al tea that had passed its sell by date! I warn you ... Try not coming anywhere near here.. The list goes onn.. They werent even here when we left at night.. Im...

2Thank Catia R
Hampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

A group of 9 ladies staying at the safari bistro for 1 night. A bit of a god send as many places researched for stays in Bournemouth only offered 2 nights stays as a minimum. Didn't expect much for price paid. Plus points: car parking on site, friendly staff, nice patio/garden area for summer drinks, nice dining area/ breakfast &...

1Thank annh47

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Safari Hotel is a small luxury family run Hotel close to the beach and town center. All rooms are refurbished and modernized in 2008. The Savanna Cafe is a themed breakfast and lunch cafe that offers different kinds of international breakfasts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safari Bistro Hotel

Address: 91 St. Michaels Road | Westcliff, Bournemouth BH2 5DR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: €65 - €94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Safari Hotel Bournemouth
Safari Bournemouth
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“Speak to the owner who is helpful in every way.”
B3320QMbriank, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room 4 was a lot more spacious than the others on the ground floor”
Gem037, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are great , nice and quiet all around the hotel :)”
176chelsear, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Just explain your needs to the staff-they are very obliging”
549AnnW, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Room 8 is good”
ExPatBrit964, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
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