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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
  • 16 Jul 2017
    “Excellent value for money if your budgeting! Oh and very cute little astablishment!”
  • 28 Aug 2016
    “Where on earth do I start”
52 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth BH3 7AE England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

I have had bad experiences in the past with B&B's and so this time round I wasn't expecting much. However when I got there Steve(the host) was welcoming and very polite. The customer service was Brill!... Our room was very spacious and comfortable. A little...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I am by no means precious about cleanliness, having roughed in questionable hostels in the past and not been bothered. However, unfortunately we had a really bad experience at this bnb. Photos speak a thousand words, please see the ones I've attached of room 11....More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank Rebecca H
Response from woodman709, Owner at San SimeonResponded 10 September 2016

I apologise for leaving the room so unclean on this occasion, it was properly cleaned on your departure and the previous review dated 26 August was written by guests who occupied the room the day after you. I would have given you another room when...More

Reviewed 27 August 2016

Our double room (£60) was easily booked on the phone and paid for after breakfast the next day. Good big room and bed,great view of flower filled back garden. En suite fine and old fashioned but 2 small bottles of shampoo were not shower gel...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank johngmorris
Response from woodman709, Owner at San SimeonResponded 10 September 2016

Thank you for your review, I agree with your comments re shower gel most guests bring their own favourite brands , we would have given you shower gel if you had asked.Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 16 June 2016

The shower was tiny making it uncomfortable to bath. The is decor tired. The staff rude and unhelpful. Be careful your car doesn't get blocked in by other guests. Location was nothing special. I would not stay there again.More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank happytobe2016
Response from woodman709, Owner at San SimeonResponded 30 June 2016

You have stayed with us every year for the last six years, this year you have written a negative review ! ,strange ! Agree shower in room nine is small, do not agree we are rude and unhelpful, no one has ever had problem with...More

Reviewed 17 March 2016

Me and my boyfriend stayed here quite a few months ago whilst we were visiting Bournemouth for a couple of days. The owners were very friendly and welcoming upon arrival. The room was quite old fashioned and not brilliantly furnished, and the bathroom was very...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Catherine D
Response from woodman709, Owner at San SimeonResponded 18 March 2016

Thank you for your review, we hope you will visit us again.

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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San Simeon Bournemouth, Dorset
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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San Simeon Bournemouth, Dorset
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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"go for the back rooms"
26 Aug 2016
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"Rooms facing the rear garden are really quiet. rooms facing street - double windows, and very warm."
21 Aug 2015
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"Room 1 on ground floor, EXCELLENT!!!!!"
19 May 2015
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"Garden view room very nice and can watch birds in garden."
15 Jun 2013
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