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The Woodside

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

I have been visiting the Woodside for a few years now and have always had a wonderful time. I stayed there recently with my partner for several days and we were both very impressed by how welcome the owners made us feel. The food has home-cooked charm and was excellent. The rooms are very tastefully decorated and completely spotless. Fortunately...

1Thank Gabriel W
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We really love the' Woodside' and wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else, this was out third time. Super clean, fantastic breakfast and Hazel and Keith couldn't be more friendly or helpful. Always meet people staying at the 'Woodside' that have stayed their many times before.Top location, just a few 100 yards to the beach front and shops in the opposite...

1Thank kirstie17
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

For over 10 years I have worked part-time in Bournemouth and stayed at the Woodside. Keith and Hazel are always very welcoming, friendly and helpful with any special requests. The hotel is a quarter of a mile from the seafront with its large sandy beach. Parking is not a problem as there are four spaces in front of the hotel...

1Thank rpgriffin
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We have just come back from a 3 night stay, you can not fault the woodside. Hazel and Keith made us very welcome the second they opened the door. Lovely room very clean and the breakfast was amazing, we are looking forward to our next stay, highly recommend.

1Thank kacilou
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Lovely place to stay in Bournemouth. No request was too much hassle. Hazel and Keith are wonderful hosts! Ideally situated close to the main street in Boscombe. Evening walks to the beach and along the promenade were a real treat!

1Thank Mich_RSA
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great weekend away at the Woodside, hazel and Keith very welcoming and friendly made our stay a good one. Great breakfast in the morning included and plenty of choice too, room was very clean bright, warm and had everything we needed. Only a minutes walk from the beach as well Would definitely stay again and would also recommend to friends...

1Thank Matt D
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Hazel and Keith are very friendly and were able to make suggestions local places to eat in the evening. Fantastic location with only a few minutes to the beach. I stayed as I was a student at First Point Photograhy for which the location was perfect for. Room spotlessly clean. Breakfast hearty and kept me going til lunch and beyond....

1Thank Sally J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

A return visit to The Woodside, Keith and Hazel as usual very welcoming. A beautiful room, very comfortable and clean. Nothing to fault. In a good location close to the beach and all amenities. Excellent value for money, we shall no doubt return.

1Thank keithgrant110162
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a marvellous place to stay. Fantastic value and the owners Hazel and Keith are very friendly and hospitable. They made me feel extremely welcome and at home. I have several health issues and am not always the easiest person get along with but they were very understanding and made my four day stay a very enjoyable one. Couldn't...

1Thank clifford h
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have stayed at the Woodside a number of times in the last couple of years and can not fault it- it's the best!! Hazel and Keith are fantastic, welcoming hosts going above and beyond.The B & B itself is beautiful and in a perfect location for the beach and local amenities, we can't wait to return in the summer!!

1Thank Lisa H

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Woodside is a highly recommended Guest House 3 miles east of the centre of Bournemouth.We pride ourselves on the Woodside's high reputation for its warm, personal and friendly atmosphere.We are situated in a very pleasant tree- lined road. The golden sandy 'Blue Flag' beach is only a 2 minute walk away offering safe bathing, cliff walks and magnificent views.Situated close to the New Forest, Christchurch, Hengistbury Head and Poole. The Woodside is in the ideal location for the perfect quiet break. It is wonderfully positioned for cliff top walks, with panoramic views over the Isle of Wight, and Dorset's Purbeck Hills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Woodside

Address: 29 Southern Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3SR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Hotel Class:4 star — The Woodside 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Woodside Bournemouth, Dorset
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“I had a room at the back which was qiuet”
_martin_wogan, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and quiet as well.”
kirstie17, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in #3 and it was great.....I assume the others are as good!!”
gdouce52, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had the deluxe room - at the front and excellent.”
lizh215, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Just go we cannot say more it was very verygood.”
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