B&B Guest House Reviews

Visiting Bournemouth is all about experiencing the history, nature and culture of this extremely popular British seaside town, so your accommodation should be as stress-free as possible.

The choice of Bed & Breakfast and Guest Houses is endless in Bournemouth, so finding the perfect place to rest your head shouldn’t be too difficult.

As a taster we have added our favourite B&Bs and Guest Houses in Bournemouth that cannot be missed.

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Rosscourt Guest House

The Rosscourt Guest House is located in Boscombe, this family-run guest house comprises 14 rooms starting at £40 per night. The friendly staff can help you access the free WiFi and Free parking while you take advantage of both and English and Continental breakfast. After you have filled up for the morning, you can enjoy a short walk to the local beach, shops and cafes to refresh and indulge in retail therapy.

The Lodge

The Lodge has 82 rooms, which makes it a rather large B&B, but a very popular one too, starting at £20 per night. They have wheelchair access, free parking and internet and you’re allowed to bring the family pet. The low-cost does bring with basic amenities, but it is still clean and comfortable with only a 5 minute walk to the town centre. This price attracts a lot of Hen and Stag parties, however these are booked on separate occasions to families and business travelers, meaning you will never be disturbed, or disturb others if you are the party.

Mountbatten Court

Mountbatten Court is a much smaller house, with only 7 rooms but a basic rate starting at £25 per night. Located in the exclusive Branksome Dene area, this tranquil guesthouse offers ensuite rooms, big breakfasts, free parking and free internet access. The 5 minute wooded walk to the sandy beaches makes this the perfect place to unwind and get back in touch with nature.

Wood Lodge

Wood Lodge is a 15 room establishment located in East Cliff. Described as ‘Tranquil and Old-Fashioned’, this guesthouse caters for those looking to relax in a traditional setting. You can take advantage of the free parking and take a short stroll to the town centre, beach or railway station. Not only can you enjoy the breakfast, but they offer a home-cooked evening meal as optional. On site, in the gardens, there is a 9-hole putting green, pool table and board games. All this starting at £25 per night.


The Amarillo is situated in a quiet area of Bournemouth, opposite the beautiful Knyveton Gardens and has 7 rooms available from £32 per night. The Full English Breakfast is provided as standard or as a Vegetarian option and the guesthouse offers a relaxing, contemporary ambience. This restored Victorian House is completely non-smoking throughout and is walking distance to the beach, town centre, and rail links.

Ocean Breeze Guest House

A friendly welcome awaits at the Ocean Breeze Guest House and this 7 room property has recently been renovated to a high standard, offering rooms at £32 per night. The spacious rooms are airy and light, as is the décor and the breakfasts are ‘plentiful’. Only a ten minute walk to the beach, this B&B is ideal for those who want a quiet and relaxed atmosphere to unwind within at the end of their day.

Kantara Guest House

Another guesthouse situated opposite Knyveton Gardens, Kantara has 7 rooms starting from £37 per night. You are welcome to free breakfasts and parking, with an optional evening meal that can be provided if you require or fancy it. Kantara is only 10 minutes away from the beach and the town centre of Bournemouth walking, so the location is excellent. One thing to note about Kantara guesthouse is the shared facilities- you will share a toilet and shower, both clean and comfortable, unless you specifically request an ensuite room.

Chelsea Hotel

The Chelsea Hotel has 11 room guest house, available from £20 per night,together with a Continental breakfast, free parking, free wi-fi,  in your room and a great location, ten minutes from the beach and within walking distance of a range of shops to suit all need.

Ingledene House

Ingledene House is located across from Knyveton Gardens, a quiet and peaceful area, but it is also opposite a cafe and private bar that is exclusively open to residents only, if you are looking for that little bit more to your stay. Ingledene has a total of 14 rooms, starting from £41 per night. Indulge in a full english breakfast to start your day, then hop on the provided shuttle-bus to the town or beach. Alternatively take a short walk in the same direction.

Smithfield Place B&B

Smithfield Place offers something special to it’s guests- it is rented out privately to one group at a time. This is because this Victorian Cottage, extended in the 1980’s, has been completely refurbished, encompassing one bedroom and one spare, in case of larger groups. Located in Winton, Smithfield has a bar, lounge and garden, with breakfast provided by the owners as you would expect in a traditional B&B, but cooked especially for you. If you’re looking for an intimate and private holiday, this is the place for you.