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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to park,My room was on the first floor,A small single room,Adequate for a one night stay,Tea & Coffee facilities in room, a shared shower room & bathrobe,Location near to Boscombe beach & 15 mins walk to town centre,Would recommend the guest house.

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Kantara8, Owner at Kantara Guest House, responded to this review

Great to meet you and so pleased you enjoyed your night at the Kantara Kind Regards Rose

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I took my son for a last minute few days break near the bank holiday weekend... the weather was fantastic and the room I booked at Kantara was a pleasent surprise... Kantara is situated about 15 minute walk from the East cliff beach.. its an absolute stunning sandy beach with cheap parking and free clean facilities... When booking I noticed...

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Bristol
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We have just returned from a lovely hen weekend in Bournemouth, made even better by our stay at Kantara guest house and the most accommodating landlady Rose. The rooms were spotlessly clean and well equipped. The breakfast was classed as continental, but there was plenty of variety from pain chocolate to amazing summer fruit salads! We had 5 cars and...

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Kantara8, Manager at Kantara Guest House, responded to this review

It was pleasure to welcome a such a lovely group of ladies to the Kantara for your weekend in Bournemouth Thank you Kind Regards Rose

St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We have stayed twice now at Kantara and both visits were equally sucessful thanks to Rose and her very welcoming and professional approach. My daughter had an interview for a job and was very lucky to be offered the position. She had to find accommodation quickly and in a very busy time of year. Rose went to great lengths to...

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Kantara8, Manager at Kantara Guest House, responded to this review

So happy to help make your stays in Bournemouth enjoyable . Good luck with the forth coming job and new adventures in Bournemouth. It was a pleasure to meet you both Thank you Regards Rose

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A party of eighteen of us found this a spotless hotel with a warm welcome from Rose. Excellent value for money. The breakfast is a continental, however i would say this was more than a standard meal. We stayed in on the Friday, using the bar area, with drinks served by Rose, no problems, neither was us coming and going...

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Kantara8, Owner at Kantara Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Alan , A pleasure to welcome such a fun group of guys to the Kantara, So please we could assist in making your weekend run smoothly Kind Regards Rose

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely comfortable place to stay. Were in town for a gig and was suited perfectly between train station and the O2 Academy. Rooms weren't ensuite, and 2 flights of stairs wasn't great, but that can't be helped. Plentiful tea and coffee in the room and a well stocked bar downstairs ☺ Was the cheapest B&B we could find in town...

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South Ockendon, essex
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Having stayed at this wonderful guest house twice before, I cannot fault the service and more importantly the Proprietor, Rose! She goes above and beyond to help not only make your stay a welcome one but her before and after care, correspondence and sorting bookings out (when needing to change things) is second to none! Thank you and I cannot...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights as a family of 3. The owner is very welcoming and friendly. Our room was very clean and breakfast was very good. Continental, good selection of cereals, fresh croissants and fruit, toast with various jams and marmite. This place is very handy for the railway station, about a 10 min walk. About 15 min...

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The room at Kantara guest house was absolutely lovely. Beautiful colour scheme with a television, tea and coffee, a wardrobe, a hairdryer, plenty of drawers and a sink. The landlady (Rose) is very kind and she made it simple to both check in and check out. The guest house consists of at least 5 bedrooms with two shared bathrooms for...

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Rushden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Had a great stay in the hotel. Host was very welcoming and happy to help with anything we needed. Would highly recommend. The location is great as it is in a nice quite area but only a few minutes walk away from bars, shops, restraunts etc

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Kantara Guest House

Address: 8 Gardens View, Bournemouth BH1 3QA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $90 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kantara Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 4 was lovely overlooking the park”
 of 5 bubbles Jess47, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles SunKing34, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“I think our room was number 4 so wouldn't recommend it because of the en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles ViolaS202, 10 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Room 8 can accommodate 3 or 4 children and has an en suite.”
 of 5 bubbles JackieE431, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I would not recommend room 4.”
 of 5 bubbles Marcela12, 23 Aug 2013 | Read review
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