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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Nice flat. Extremely sound proof between bed room and living room/kitchen. Short walk to the beach - maybe 15 mins with slow walking. Okay distance to westbourne (maybe 20 mins?), where you can shop at marks & spencer, Tesco or other places? (we only used those two for groceries). The floor is covered in wall to wall carpets (exept from... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2012

I stayed at the Glenbourne from 1st-5th September with my husband and father-in-law for a last minute weekend break to catch the Air show and explore Dorset. I phoned to book and also check about some allergy requirements we have, which wasn't a problem. Mr Hart tipped me off about what day and time the Red Arrows were flying so... More 

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1 Thank Julie P
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2012

I am a single traveler and stayed here for the fisrt time.My room/en suite was clean and roomy.My breakfasts were sooo yummy and cooked well. loved those fresh eggs too.There was an endless supply of tea/coffe even hot chocolate in my room. Thank you mr and mrs. hart for looking after me. I have already spread the good word!.

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Thank mellowmia
Jersey, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2011

This is an old fashioned b&b in Bournemouth that has old fashioned values of cleanliness, fresh linen and replenished tea, coffee and hot chocolate sachets every day. The rooms are small but the bathrooms are a fair size. I never got to try the cooked breakfast as I had to be out before 8, which was earlier than breakfast was... More 

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Plymouth
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 August 2011

Stayed at the Glenbourne with my husband and two friends early August. We had a wonderful time thanks to the friendly welcome and stay we had at the Glenbourne. The rooms were very large, clean and comfortable with everything you could need. Plenty of tea, coffee etc. which is topped up every day. Bathroom had all you need including shampoo,... More 

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1 Thank Budgie9
London
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 April 2010

We came for a week in March and experienced a range of weather conditions. On sunny days we were able walk along the beach which is situated at the end of the road (less than a 5min walk away). On rainy days we were able to make use of the excellent bus links to different areas, in which the bus... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 January 2010

I spent four nights in The Glenbourne last October while on a fishing trip and used the hotel as a base for visiting Poole harbour and other local marks. This family run hotel, south of Bournmouth city centre is ideal for those who prefer to stay 'off the beaten track' and is suitable for families with small children. I was... More 

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UK
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Reviewed 2 October 2009

I have stayed here a few times and have always appreciated the cleanliness and efficiency of this guest house. It's very traditional and in comparison to other guest houses I have stayed in locally has high standards, meaning that the house is quiet and welcoming to families and business folk who might need a good night's sleep! To have an... More 

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1 Thank soniche
Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2009

We found the hotel old and in need of refurbishment. Breakfast was too early at 8-8.30, the food wasn't very good, cheapest ingredients used I think but service was very friendly. Well situated for the beach, although a steep walk uphill from there, but there is a bus that stops right outside the hotel. Overpriced for quality of hotel.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Glenbourne is a small block of 6 self-catering flats available for holidays during the summer. The flats range in size from a studio flat sleeping 2 through three 1 bedroom flats and two 2 bedroom flats. All are recently refurbished and beautifully appointed with a modern, clean look. There are full facilities with each flat having it's own washing machine and dryer as well as dishwasher, TV and DVDs player, fridge/freezer and microwave and electric cooker. Wifi is available in each flat. The Glenbourne Is located conveniently for the beautifully sandy beach (about 5 minutes walk), Westbourne for it's shops and many restaurants and Bournemouth for many facilities and activities. There is a free parking space on the forecourt for each flat and a bus stop right outside too ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Glenbourne

Address: 81 Alumhurst Road | Alum Chine, Bournemouth BH4 8HR, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $39 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Glenbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Value for money, book the biggest room, u will deffo get your money's worth at such a reasonable, affordable price with welcoming owners!”
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  • LONG STRETCH OF SANDY UNLITTERED BEACH
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