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11 Knyveton Road East Cliff, Bournemouth BH1 3QG England
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#4 of 140 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
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Close to the heart of Bournemouth, with a variety of interesting shops within easy walking distance. However, you will also be only a ten minute stroll from the award winning beaches – or you might choose to visit the beautiful Knyveton Gardens, a park with tennis, bowls and petanque, right on your doorstep. Set in a gracious tree lined avenue in the attractive and historic East Cliff area of Bournemouth. You will love the warm welcome at our small, country-house style Bed and Breakfast hotel.
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Richard B wrote a review Nov 2022
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Very nice hotel. Easy checkin with electronic codes for the doors. Nice sized rooms with comfortable beds and good shower. There is tea and coffee in the room. Walking distance to the beach. Coop shop just round the corner and full English breakfast over the road. Free high speed broadband and washing and drying machines.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Di J wrote a review Oct 2020
Canterbury, United Kingdom52 contributions60 helpful votes
Stayed for 3 nights in September in room 5 at Cransley. Very good location a short walk to the seafront and close to several restaurants. Well equipped room overlooking the lovely garden with comfortable bed and well stocked tea tray and nice toiletries in the bathroom.Really excellent cooked breakfast at £7.50 if you wanted it (order the day before) or a lighter option at £5 if preferred. Only small drawback is breakfast is served 9 to 10am which is a bit late if you have plans for the day. The hotel has a small car park (room for around 6 cars) plus there is on street parking on Knyveton Road. Jonathan and Simon are wonderful hosts and the dogs George and Hector are lovely too. Definitely recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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JuneB1958 wrote a review Sep 2020
Nottingham, United Kingdom35 contributions13 helpful votes
Just returned from a week staying at the Cransley a lovely welcome and the house is beautiful with lots if lovely treasures, our room was at the back overlooking the lovely garden, the beds were very comfortable we slept really well, we enjoyed breakfast each day always offered extra tea, coffee and toast it was Ideally placed nice walk to the front and beach although a uphill walk on the way back and a 10 mins walk into Bournemouth or Boscombe if we are thus way again would definitely stay or recommend.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Charlie wrote a review Feb 2020
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We are currently staying at the Cransley and enjoying every moment! Beautifully decorated building, with lots of space and full of personal touches. Jonathan and Simon are very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for you, also their two pooches are a lovely touch, as a dog lover I love that they are around the hotel to pet. Our room is very clean, the bedding is extremely soft and exceptionally clean which is so important. Full hospitality tray with fresh drinking water in the room which is a nice touch as well as cotton buds/pads and even a makeup remover flannel. Breakfast was delicious, there are two options; a continental and a full English with vegetarian options available for either £5 or £7.50. Lots of choice of fruits, yoghurts, cereals and pastries and endless toast, tea and coffee. I would definitely recommend this very relaxing, lovely small, quiet hotel which is only a mile or so walk into the centre😊
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Lee wrote a review May 2019
Bucharest, Romania5 contributions4 helpful votes
My special place in Bournemouth for many years, Cransley do not disappoint it's guests. I found it impeccable clean, with orchids in the windows, discret music, nice scent, bright room, everything functional, even wine glasses and a bath robe. But, as I said before, this not uncommon for the owners, Simon and Jonathan, which are the perfect host for this sea side resort. This elegant hotel is destinated to receive you at high standards and the best manners. For all this and even more, thank you guys and I hope to see you soon * I will add some new pictures, soon. Thanks
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: I have tried some rooms along the years and all are in perfect condition
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Jan D wrote a review Mar 2019
England20 contributions3 helpful votes
We stayed in Room 1 on the ground floor for two nights whilst visiting our Grandaughter in Boscombe. The room was first class for my disabled husband . An excellent , very well equipped room with a superb bathroom incorporating a large shower with a shower stool, copious amounts of toiletries, pristine towels etc. Very well lit bedroom with several table lamps as well as a good, adjustable central light. There were plenty of electric points , tea / coffee making facilities and also a TV. Excellent choice of breakfast, either a light one or plus a full English at a very reasonable cost. Beautiful dining room and lounge. The welcome and service from Jonathan was very friendly and the food prepared by Simon was delicious! All in all , this venue highly recommended if you want a good place to stay when visiting Boscombe
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Logan1975 wrote a review Oct 2018
Shanklin, United Kingdom62 contributions35 helpful votes
This is a Very Comfortable Stylish/Period Guest House in a very nice road.The Welcome from Jonathan and Info given was Excellent.The Room was Very Nice and Well Stocked.Bathroom was much the same and No Problems.Wi Fi is Strong.Bed was very comfy.We only stayed 2 nights so for longer stays im unsure of the towel charges.A Mini fridge in the room would be a suggestion. Beautiful Communal Hall,Lounge and Breakfast room inc Gardens. Breakfast was either Light or Large.The light one had Excellent choice of cereals,fruit etc with toast and croissants. I saw no kids and would believe its best for Adults Only.Easy access to Restaurants and Sea.Parking fine.Over All a Very Superior Guest House.We would Stay Again.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Anne P wrote a review Oct 2018
Eythorne, United Kingdom64 contributions38 helpful votes
We recently stayed at the above Guest House in Bournemouth Dorset. Well what can I say. Excellent excellent excellent!!! I think everything was provided and more, Even the tiniest of details was takn care of. Cleanliness was 100% We had to leave before we planned as I was unwell but I cant wait to make a return visit and finish our touring the area! Thank you Cransleyxxx
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We had a room at the back which was perfectly quiet.
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stvevestoke wrote a review Oct 2018
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Stayed at cransley b & b for short break ,very nice place with helpful but not imposing hosts lovely clean comfortable room charming public rooms ,very good breakfast ,in a good place with easy walks to beach ,town centre and transport hub .look forward to my next visit
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Date of stay: September 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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Anita R wrote a review Aug 2018
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Very friendly, excellent room and customer service, my daughter will be going to University in Bournemouth, will definitely be visiting again. Breakfast was delicious with plenty of choices. Short distance from main town and beach. Free parking, what more could you ask for!
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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CRANSLEY: UPDATED 2022 B&B Reviews, Price Comparison and 76 Photos (Bournemouth) - Tripadvisor

Frequently Asked Questions about Cransley
Which popular attractions are close to Cransley?
Nearby attractions include Bournemouth Natural Science Society (0.2 km), Old Fire Station (0.5 km), and Sound Circus (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cransley?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Cransley?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cransley?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cransley?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sambal Tumis, Kayla Brasserie, and KORI.
Are there any historical sites close to Cransley?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum (1.1 km), Christchurch Priory Church (5.9 km), and Red House Museum & Gardens (5.9 km).