ABOUT THE BALINCOURT

Your Perfect Escape

The Balincourt Bournemouth Guest House offers award winning luxury accommodation in one of Bournemouth’s most beautiful settings. 

Whether you’re looking for an overnight bed and breakfast in Bournemouth, or a longer visit, you can be assured of a peaceful and relaxing stay.

paula gregory
paula gregory
04:32 15 Aug 22
What a wonderful find, very clean and homely and great staff. Balincourt Guest House is definitely somewhere we,d... return to, a really comfortable bed and a fantastic breakfast to set you for the day! Thank you for a lovely stay.Paula and Andrewread more
Suzanne Aldridge
Suzanne Aldridge
06:31 11 Aug 22
A wonderful time in Bournemouth staying at this little gem of a Bed and Breakfast. My room was clean, bright, airy,... comfortable and quiet with all the essentials… plus some lovely little extra bits. We received a warm welcome which lasted until we left and we enjoyed an extra day out and about on our last day without having to carry our luggage, as we were able to leave it in a secure place at the accommodation. The staff were lovely and breakfast was a delicious treat too! Thank you for a fantastic stay at Balincourt in sunny Bournemouth 🙂read more
Jean Malone
Jean Malone
09:39 02 Aug 22
Beautifully decorated and spacious room, comfy bed and superb ensuite. Could not fault it. Breakfast was delightful in... a dining room that felt relaxed and calm. Would highly recommend a stay here.read more
Michelle Kay
Michelle Kay
07:09 31 Jul 22
This was our first stay but definitely won't be the last. The staff were very friendly and the breakfast was... fantastic.It was ideally situated with a bus stop right across the road which made it so easy to get about and see other places.read more
Keithleen Cogan
Keithleen Cogan
07:37 14 Jun 22
Our room was very clean and comfortable although it really does need updating. Point taken that their website did... mention that rooms are being refurbished.We were at the front of the house which is on a busy main road but the house is set back from the road. This didn’t seem to disturb us even though we slept with the window open (it got quite hot at nights)It was good to get back to a cleaned room after days out.Breakfast was great and Magda was more than helpful, nothing seemed too much for her, and always with a smile.A good location for the town and beach (all walking distance)read more
Kieran Campbell
Kieran Campbell
11:28 01 Jun 22
We had a lovely greeting by the owner who showed us to our room. The decor was tastefully done considering the... age/character of the building. There was lots of choice for breakfast and the service was excellent. Definitely worth the price. 👍read more
Jim Coleman
Jim Coleman
08:29 18 May 22
Our hosts, who ever they were, were very hands-off. Someone met us in the lobby and helped us carry our bags to the... room, and nothing more: no warm welcome, no briefings about restaurants, transport etc. The room was fine. although the bed was a small double,. Some standard items, such as a box of tissues, were not supplied. The breakfast and breakfast service was good. In sum, the basics were good, but the experience was somewhat bleak..read more
Mike Harman
Mike Harman
09:18 16 May 22
We found a first class hotel pretending to be a guest house but sadly they were found out and we say it's a first... class hotel. The room we had was amazing and not changed apart from redecoration since built, we think Victoria's reign. Tall ceilings and original plaster cornice and light ceiling rose. Breakfast is the most difficult meal for any hotel to get right across the range of offerings. The range was amazing as was the very attentive service with very top quality food cooked to perfection. Would not be out of place in London's expensive West End. Would return in the future and recommend to anyone.read more
Robert Stevenson
Robert Stevenson
07:18 18 Oct 21
This place is charming. Everything about it was first class, and it’s very rare for me to give a 5*. The rooms were... tastefully decorated, the staff were very tentative, the location was excellent. There were several extras in the rooms, which I won’t spoil by describing, but let you see when you stay here. We will definitely be staying again in the future.read more
Henry brett
Henry brett
07:01 12 Oct 21
Lovely hotel to stay at. Harps was very friendly and helpful as were all the staff. The room we had was very large and... very comfortable.The breakfast was really good too.all in all a great place to stay. Will definitely be staying againread more
Helene Taylor
Helene Taylor
07:24 07 Oct 21
Fabulous hosts, very accommodating. Staff all very pleasant and welcoming nothing too much trouble. Perfect for our... stay and would definitely return.Loved the fact adults only!read more
Chrissie Clark
Chrissie Clark
07:42 27 Sep 21
Warm welcome from Harps. Lovely spacious bedroom with TV, tea/coffee, biscuits and a couple of chocolates provided.... Iron and ironing board too. Clean bathroom with shower gels, shampoos etc. Great full English breakfast served by a lovely, very attentive waitress, together with cereals, fruit and yogurts.The only negative was the smallish car park on a first come first served basis. Luckily we managed to get the last space. I think we could have found space in one of the nearby roads off Christchurch Road if we’d needed to, so not the end of the world, but I think there is the room to extend the car park into the front garden to make extra parking.All in all a lovely stay and we can definitely recommend the Balincourt Hotel & Guest House.read more
Paul Liptrot
Paul Liptrot
08:59 19 Sep 21
Excellent well run hotel. Room was well furnished with all amenities provided.Staff very friendly and helpful.... Breakfast very good with a wide choice.Good location with easy access to Bournemouth and surrounding area.Would definitely return again.read more
Julie Weaver
Julie Weaver
08:34 30 Aug 21
The hotel is in a very good location to Boscombe beach, just a short walk across the road. Bournemouth is not far by... car. The owners are very helpful and pleasant. The hotel is very clean and the room was really good. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfast was really good. Service is a five star ! Would not hesitate to stay there again in the future.read more
Jean Clarke
Jean Clarke
08:33 30 Aug 21
Had a great holiday at an excellent guest house. Harps and Ricky very welcoming. We stayed in Room 4 which was a... deluxe room with a super king size bed with a settee in the room too. Extra special, leaving chocolates every day. Breakfast was superb, served by the lovely Jan and Thia. Very helpful and friendly staff. The location is good with public transport outside the hotel. Hope to go next year.read more
Sharon Whitehead
Sharon Whitehead
16:05 18 Aug 21
Stayed here for 4 nights and had two executive rooms. What a lovely break we had here. The rooms are lovely, home... from home and the breakfast was excellent. Everything cooked to order, fresh fruit/yoghurt & cereals available too. The food standard was amazing and toast and drinks were never limited, definitely set the day off perfectly. There is a bar with comfy chairs and tables allowing you to enjoy a relaxing evening, we played Logo which included another couple staying at the Guest House. The staff make you feel like you are in your own home, no rushing to get you out with the ability to not be on top of you but available when you need someone.Please do not hesitate in booking a break at Balincourt you will not be disappointed.Thank you to everyone at Balincourt for amazing hospitality.read more
Rosie Hannon
Rosie Hannon
13:29 17 Aug 21
Had a lovely stay with family and friends. The rooms were lovely and breakfast great. They coped very well with the... Covid restrictions. We felt very welcomed. The location is great and we used the buses numerous times to go into town. 10 min ride and they run frequently. Would definitely come back. Thank you 🙂read more
Simon Rice
Simon Rice
10:41 26 Jul 21
We have very much enjoyed our stay, room was cleaned everyday and breakfast was delicious! The only issue we had was... with parking, as there was not enough for all the guests, but we managed to park across the road. We had a standard double room and the only thing you have to be prepared for is a quite small shower. We would definitely stay here again, but probably in a deluxe double 😊Thank you for having us!read more
Carol Dyer
Carol Dyer
19:49 14 Jul 21
Beautifully appointed and spotlessly clean . Breakfast was really excellent with a great choice - I loved the omelette.... The staff were delightful . We were in Room 4 which was lovely but we were disappointed not to have a bath - a tiny shower room instead. However our fault probably as we didn’t specify a bath when booking , just assumed! Our thanks for a great stay and to the owners for operating a truly professional business. You deserve every success.read more
Debby Mack
Debby Mack
08:13 13 Jul 21
Lovely friendly and professional welcome. The room was lovely; clean and bright. There was tea, coffee, hot chocolate,... biscuits and bottles of water. The shower was small but perfectly functional. Nice touch to have toiletries and face cloths in the bathroom as well as white fluffy towels. Free parking outside. I would definitely stay again.read more
Kanika Lim
Kanika Lim
05:41 01 Jul 21
This is our second time at Balincourt Guest house (March 2022) and again the room, hospitality and service from Harps... and staff was excellent. The Balincourt guest house is homely, it is clean, tidy, in a quiet area, not far from the beach and accessible to local shops to pick up a few bits for a midnight snack. We will go back again as we enjoyed our time there. Also for someone like myself when I have gone for a nice long walk on the beach its nice to comeback t o be able to have a cup of hot drink and there is always enough tea bags, coffee, sugar, milk and hot chocolate available to be consumed. Till the next time. Kanikaread more
Tabatha Reilly
Tabatha Reilly
07:11 20 Jun 21
One of the cleanest places I’ve stayed in, all the little touches in the rooms from a great Selection of hot drinks... with a couple of bottles of water to all the little toiletries everything you would need, we stayed in room 6 at the front of the property facing the beautiful garden also the main road but once you closed the window you had silence it’s a busy road but didn’t affect our stay staff are very friendly and helpful the breakfast was just perfect with a great Selection. Just a short walk to the Sandy beach, would definitely recommend. Just wish we’d booked for longer.read more
lel peacey
lel peacey
08:07 19 Jun 21
Our stay at the Balincourt was amazing from the moment we walked through the door until the moment we left. Room was... clean and tidy with all the small added extras too make you feel more than welcome. The bed was extremely comfortable as were the pillows. Spacious room was ideal for our stay. The breakfast was divine 10/10. As for our hosts harps is amazing. Nothing was too much trouble and she is such a kind and caring person that anything we needed or wanted too know she was there too help. All in all I can highly recommend the Balincourt too anyone wanting a clean welcoming hotel. Thank you Harps we will be back 100% 🙂read more
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