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South Rising Guest House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for three nights on business. It can be hard living out of a suitcase, away from home for the working week, but the right accommodation can make all the difference. Chain hotels can be soulless and generic. Not so with South Rising. I was given a warm and friendly greeting by Caroline on my arrival. My room was...

Thank Heartofgold28
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in April 17 with my husband for two nights. Great place and would stay again. we were made to feel very welcome and the breakfast was lovely. Rooms were nice and clean too and bed was so comfortable. Great location. thanks very much

Thank Charlotteks88
Lancing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A comfortable, well located house, with a friendly host and good breakfast. Poole Park was super and we were given a recommendation and discount for an excellent Thai restaurant just up the road. Good value but take ear plugs for the busy main road.

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights a very lovely guest house .Little extras in the room bottles of water everyday packets of biscuits In the room even a few books for you to read plus DVDS for you to watch .Room was lovely and clean and plenty of hot water to shower .Breakfast was very nice well worth a stay .

Thank Kathleen B
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was down in Poole this weekend for a friends wedding and found South Rising Guest House initially on Booking.com. I had to change up my booking a few times and the owners were gracious and patient about it, i dare say a good impression before I had even arrived! My friend (the Groom) and I arrived on Thursday evening...

Thank Rich P
Caroline H, Owner at South Rising Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and positive review, being new to the South Rising we really do appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Caroline and Adrian

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Staying here now. It a lovely B&B nice and welcoming land lady is so helpful. The breakfasts are delicious fresh fruits available every day and a clean cooked. breakfast. We will Come and stay again. Lots of good advice about where to eat even offer discount vouchers for a local pub & the restaurant. The room was cleaned everyday and...

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

New owners of this lovely B and B have really made great improvements. Excellent hosts. Excellent breakfast and facilities. Spotless throughout. We had a front room and found it cool in the heat of the summer and extremely comfortable. The little extras in the room make all the difference. Excellent value for money and excellent location. Already booked for next...

1Thank Sarah B
Caroline H, Owner at South Rising Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you again next year. Caroline and Adrian

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016

we stayed here on a 4 day break the room was clean and tidy with everything needed the owners were very friendly and helpful there are some shops near-by ( couple mins walk) as is the park and the town of poole is only about a 10 min walk would recommend to friends holidaying in the area

Thank tom-hearn
Caroline H, Owner at South Rising Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and tips for the local area, we appreciate the fact you would recommend us. Caroline and Adrian

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very nice landlady, excellent breakfast, Internet, place is immaculate, good parking, located in a convenient spot near the water at walking distance. We had a lovely time in Poole. Visited the harbour, the beach, pubs and restaurants. Weather was fantastic!

Thank sisagt
Caroline H, Owner at South Rising Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments being new to this it means a great deal and we appreciate it. Caroline and Adrian

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We booked at very short notice due to ferry cancellation issues. Really a nice, homely Guest House and lovely clean room and en suite. Excellent value for money. Great hosts, who were very helpful and friendly and breakfast was plentiful and delicious. We can't fault it for the money. Would highly recommend if you are in Poole for a short...

Thank patchmann

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run guest house on the edge of Poole Park, it is a 10 minute walk into the town with its shops and the lighthouse theatre, and 15 minute walk to Poole Quay with its bars, restaurants, museum and local attractions. We offer en-suite and shared facilities bedrooms, all rooms have tea/coffee etc, Television with DVD player and free wifi, all our prices include a full breakfast. We have 6 rooms and 6 parking spaces but it can be a squeeze and juggling can be required! Rooms start at £60 per night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Rising Guest House

Address: 86 Parkstone Road, Poole BH15 2QE, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range: ₹ 6,226 - ₹ 9,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — South Rising Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Even with the window open the only noise I could hear in my room at the rear of the house was the seagulls in the park.”
Heartofgold28, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“accessibility two ground floor and 4 first floor rooms”
tom-hearn, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for en-suite room”
sisagt, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 is ground floor at the front of the house. Slight traffic noise during the day but a great room and en suite”
patchmann, 15 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear of the property are far quieter than at the front.”
johntC718OC, 8 Sep 2015 | Read review
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