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    The Balincourt

    58 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PF, England
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    11 - 15 of 218 reviews

    Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

    This is a lovely hotel with lovely staff. They serve an excellent breakfast with lots of choice. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the hotel too! I wouldn’t hesitate to stay here again - very accommodating!

    Thank Jean T
    Response from AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The BalincourtResponded 26 September 2017

    Thanks so much! Do visit us again when you can.

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    Visited The Balincourt again for the Air Show. Once again Alison and Nigel and their lovely staff excelled. Lovely clean hotel, gorgeous breakfast and easy to get around from. Two minutes to bus stops, no need to use the car. 10 minutes to sea. Booked...More

    Thank Michael H
    Response from AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The BalincourtResponded 7 September 2017

    Thanks so much for your kind words. We hope you enjoyed the Bournemouth Air Festival and will be delighted to welcome you back again next year.

    Reviewed 22 August 2017

    We had been given a voucher by a friend and selected this hotel. When we rang and asked for a room on a particular day they said they only had superior rooms at a surcharge. As we were flexible we mentioned a second date to...More

    Thank davidch217
    Response from AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The BalincourtResponded 24 August 2017

    We have looked into this matter and are satisfied that we complied with the terms and conditions in relation to the voucher you claimed to have. For the benefit of any travelers who may have vouchers they wish to redeem, please check carefully as there...More

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    A lovely hotel, with very friendly owners and helpful staff. The hotel is located close to the beach, about a 10 minute walk, where you can walk down a zig zag path from the top of the cliffs to the beach and sea below. If...More

    Thank Ceri L
    Response from AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The BalincourtResponded 24 August 2017

    Thanks so much for leaving your comments. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to seeing you again when you next visit Bournemouth.

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    A more than nice Guest House: comfortable and very clean rooms with possibility of making tea or coffee and a every day some cookies and chocolates replacing the ones which disappeared the evening before...; hair dryer, ironing facility all of this included in the room....More

    1  Thank hohlsdaniela
    Response from AlisonGandolfi, Owner at The BalincourtResponded 20 August 2017

    Merci pour vos gentils commentaires. It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Balincourt Please return when you are next in England.

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    Anita J
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Pierre12121313 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there. Less than 10 minutes from the station to the hotel, 20 minutes hotel to the Pavilion 👍
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    Response from SurreyLocal | Reviewed this property |
    The ground floor room would be suitable if your mum ha mobility problems the shower has grab handles and is easy to get into . I think it can be a double or twin but I do not think there is a lift to the other floors
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    "Superior rooms have bath instead of just a shower."
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    "Do not leave booking to the last minute or you will be disappointed."
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