“Gorgeous Getaway” Our stay at Melbury Chalet was lovely. The chalet is furnished to a high standard and stocked with everything you might need. The bath robes were a very nice thought and the hot tub was a massive hit! It is set in lovely countryside
“Extremely helpful owner and assistant. Beautiful house” before our stay I spoke to Sonia on a number of occasions regarding my husband who is in a wheelchair. I can only say I have never had such good service regarding the information given for a dis
This property was homely, relaxing and comfortable.
acccessible for parents and with twin bedroom with ensuite they felt they they could manage the facilities provided… More
Thank you. This couple brought their elderly parents with them and are referring to the fact that the parents found the downstairs twin en suite room and other equipment very good for their needs. We have a level M2 accessibility award [partial wheelchair user] from VisitBritain of which we are very proud.
“Truly Amazing!!” I stayed at Beach View with my extended family and 2 small children. We all had high expectations and Beach View certainly exceeded even those. We loved every bit of this family friendly, luxury accommodation from the amazing sea view
We stayed as a family of 8 to celebrate my mother-in-law's birthday. On arrival we were greeted with a champagne welcome hamper full of goodies, a real treat. The house was very spacious and easily ac… More
We are delighted you had a wonderful time for your special occasion. We are pleased you booked through Tripadvisor. We are usually booked via a different holiday company and so there has not been much opportunity for Tripadvisor guests to stay and leave reviews but we hope this changes. We too love the view and relaxing sound of the sea but never assume our guests will be won over just by the view and location hence the 100%cotton sheeets, 3D tv,amazing power shower etc Best
“Fantastic apartment and great location.” Lovely apartment with fantastic views. We stayed here for the weekend with our 2 Grandsons aged 7&4. We felt at home straight away. Apartment had everything you could need-even plastic plates/cups for the kids
This apartment is everything it 'says on the tin'. Great position with view of the sea, luxuriously appointed, large terrace and very quiet. We spent 3 weeks there and were sorry to leave. The only ch… More
Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoy your stay -- we hope to welcome you back again when you next stay in Bournemouth.
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Lovely apartment. Well appointed and very quiet. Good sized bedrooms with plenty of storage. Great to have both a bath and walk in shower. Clean and well looked after. Easy walk along the front to Bou… More
“Good location and amenities”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2014
Superb, well appointed apartment. Difficult to find fault with the property which was furnished to a good standard and spacious.… More
We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the flat and hope to welcome you back again!
“Fabulous House for a family celebration” We stayed at 32 Brownsea Road for long weekend to celebrate my husbands & daughters birthdays. The house is situated perfectly to explore the surrounding area & the house was very comfortable and well stocked
This mini break was a surprise trip i booked for my best friend who has very high standards. We searched high & low for a big house with a hot tub in a nice location open to anywhere in the country r… More
Reviewed 7 Mar 2017
Absolutely fantastic property had a great girls weekend fab location
Lovely walks to the beach and surrounding area… More
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
Location good as walkable to beach and chain ferry. Four bathrooms made everything much easier for everyone!… More
Picturesque village, lovely pub,chocolate box cottage until you open the door! Kitchen didnt look as though it had been cleaned from previous occupants. Crumbs,food scraps and dirt in fridge and on s… More
After apologising profusely to the guests the housekeeper has been dismissed as the cleaning clearly wasn't up to the level expected.
The house has had a deep clean less than 2 months ago and all windows, carpets and lampshades were deep cleaned at this time. It was a shame the plumber had not been able to fix the tap whilst the guests were there but there have been no reports previously about the sealant on the bath so that will now be checked too. I agree that the towels do need replacing and in fact we will be suggesting guests bring their own as most people prefer to do this anyway. A very disappointing review but hopefully with the new housekeeper in place things will be 100% better from now on. Once again we apologise to the guests involved.
“A Total Disgrace!!”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
We arrived to find dirty linen on the floor no beds made
the whole cottage needs a good clean and the garden was overgrown. When we rang the contact number we were told the housekeeper had the wrong… More
This was a total disappointment for us too as we had just employed a new housekeeper who had sadly misunderstood the booking schedule so she had not done a changeover. As soon as I was contacted (the bookings manager) I offered them a free meal locally whilst I sent the housekeeper straight to the property to do a changeover for them. Sadly the guests decided to leave and travel home which was a disappointment for both us and them. They had a full refund and Our sincere apologies.
“A stunning apartment in a beautiful location” We were lucky enough to see in the New year at this modern, comfortable apartment. Having never been to Bournemouth or Boscombe before, we were utterly amazed at the stunning location. Even in December we
My husband, our two young children and I stayed in this apartment for a week. It's in a great location, just a stones throw from the beach, and there was plenty to do nearby on both the sunny days and… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
This is a fantastic modern apartment that is very spacious and is ideally located for walking to the beach… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)
Reviewed 27 Sep 2016
Great location, and such a lovely place to stay. Walking distance to the beach. There's even a gym! Would recommend it to anyone.… More
Thank you so much for the lovely review. We hope to welcome you back again soon!
“Lovely cottage” Stayed here over Christmas week and it is a absolutely beautiful cottage. The reason why it hasn't got 5 stars is because cooking xmas dinner for 6, we struggled with baking trays and had to buy more. Also the garden wasn't totally sec
“Excellent!” Stayed at Summer Lodge for a week in October. Very nicely appointed, quiet residential area, and conveniently located within a five minute walk from the town centre, supermarkets (Tesco and Budgens), local restaurants, pubs etc. Hostess Da
“Perfect in Every Way” This cottage was a wonderful surlprise. It was beautifully and practically decorated, and its location really excellent...very close to all facilities. The owner, Ashley was both very friendly and helpful, and her thoughtfullness
The cottage itself is sweet. The main bedroom is quite spacious with the second one being on the smaller side. The bathroom and kitchen are very modern and everything is in good condition. I had a … More
“Fabulous holiday in a beautiful cottage.” Only half way through our holiday but what a fabulous time we are having. The annex is a beautiful place with everything that you could need. The wifi is great which is rather important for our 14 year old dau
“Welcoming, cosy, tastefully furnished, near to great places to visit”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
I stayed here with my husband and teenage daughter. We found it comfortable, with plenty space inside and a nice terrace with a BBQ. It has been recently renovated and has all you could need. Wifi wor… More
Reviewed 13 Apr 2013
Our first visit to the Annexe with our grandchildren aged 5 and 9. Situated in beautiful countryside just outside Bridport this is a delightful property, light and airy with every need anticipated. … More
“An absolutely perfect country visit with home comforts, and the most comfortable stay we could have hoped for!”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
Right from our arrival, Yvonne and Graham made us feel so welcome on their beautiful small holding farm... complete with pigs and chickens! We even had a breakfast hamper of local produce left out for… More
“Outstanding!” We arrived at Warmwell Holiday Park (3 adults, 3 children aged 5,4 and 3) and collected keys from reception who were very friendly and helpful, we then found 144 Kingfisher Lakes and couldn't believe how lucky we were! What a beautiful h
We could easily have spent the weekend in the lodge and never have left! The lodge had every facility we needed and much, much more. It was lovely and snug in February and the tv's and wifi kept the k… More
“A perfect lodge in a perfect setting!”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2012
Myself and my husband stayed at 144 Kingfisher Lakes during Half Term week with our 2 sons and their 2 friends. The lodge was perfect for the 6 of us - spacious with a cosy feel about it and very comf… More
“luxurious park lodge!”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
we stayed for 1 week at 144 kingfisher lakes after the warmwell park was recommended by a colleague. haveing seen some negative reviews about the Hoseasons and Parkdene lodges we found some privately … More
“Comfortable family house in very convenient location” This was a very comfortable house with all of the facilities that you would want in a home from home. The owners left some milk in the fridge and other items, which was handy. They were friendly in
A nicely kept property with excellent facilities.
Close to the town centre and handy for local attractions, particularly handy for the steam railway, it is also within walking distance of the loca… More
“Splendid house with convienent acess to town”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2013
Well furnished and comfortable house in favourable location close to town. Clean throughout and only minor criticism is that it would have been appreciated if some small welcoming parcel ie Tea and bi… More
“Fantastic cottage, lovely location”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2011
The cottage was brilliant, the images on the website are very accurate. Very spacious, decorated and furnished to a high standard.
Great location, easy to get to the beach and into town. The Steam … More
“Superb Holiday” We had 3 generations of our family stay here for a week and all agreed that the stay was wonderful. A beautiful 18th century ( I think? ) cottage just a few minutes from the seafront and the start of spectacular walks along the coast a
“Feels like a better version of home as soon as you arrive” We have stayed for two weeks for the last few summers and have already booked next year. The cottage is lovely, with a beautiful enclosed garden. It has been thoughtfully equipped and has ma
“Excellent location, very comfortable and great value for money!” We booked The White House to celebrate my 60th birthday with family. The house is well appointed to meet your every need. Beautiful new carpet going upstairs. Plentiful supply of towels
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consi… More
“Lovely home - lovely location!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
“Bournemouth” Clear instructions how how to find it. Lovely apartment. Clean and plenty of room for what ee required. Close to all amenities. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach. Only slight downside we're the neighbours who were very active in the early
Wanted a place by the sea - Well this flat was perfect - a short walk to the sandy beaches of Bournemouth.
The flat was very clean and offered everything you would need, very pleased indeed.
If I ha… More
Thanks for the review and feedback Karen, it is much appreciated. I will certainly look into the nested tables. I hope to welcome you back in the future.
Reviewed 28 Mar 2017
Great location, easy to walk to beach & into Bournemouth and Boscombe- left car parked outside and didn't use it until we left. Apartment very clean, very comfy bed and powerful shower. We really enjo… More
Hi Sarah, thanks for the feedback, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope to welcome you back in the future.
Reviewed 8 Jan 2017
Beautiful two bed flat, very clean.
I spoke to the owner and he allowed me to do an early checkin (mid day).
It really enhanced our stay !… More
I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay David and hope to welcome you back in the future!
“Very comfortable accommodation in a great location” This apartment was perfect for a long weekend stay, right on the coast road, without the hustle and bustle of being closer to Bournemouth but conveniently situated for visiting lots of places such as
“A lovely cottage in a super location” Teal House is compact and cosy, but it has all the furnishings and equipment necessary for a comfortable stay. It has a wonderfully private garden at the back, and is just steps from all the main attractions in L
“Ideally located, a modern, clean and tidy holiday let”
Reviewed 17 Dec 2012
Lyme Regis welcomed us with a dry and fairly bright day, and the sea beckoned us as we drove down the steep hill towards it. Its streets were narrow and many of the houses were colourful and had chara… More
“Perfect for our Family”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2012
Extremely well run Rental Cottage in the heart of Lyme Regis, efficient booking and after care service, the house had everything we could need. the Location was perfect minutes from the beeches, and t… More
“Beautiful cottage, lovely for families, in a great location”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2012
A really lovely, beautifully decorated cottage. Very well equipped and perfect for a family holiday.
The cottage is in a great location - just a 10 minute flat walk to the High Street and the beac… More
“Brilliantly cosy for December” The cottage was bright and warm. The heating system was excellent, the bathroom a treat. If we'd more time we would have tried lighting the log fire! A great break before the xmas rush.
Daisy Cottage represents the best of both worlds. A period country cottage in a quiet location but full of modern convenience. It is clean, well equipped and comfortable and I imagine, warm in the w… More
“A BEAUTIFUL COTTAGE. .HOME FROM HOME X”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2014
We have just returned home from a weeks stay in Daisy Cottage. On arrival we were greeted with flowers, wine, local eggs and biscuits along with milk,tea, coffee and sugar. It made a nice change to ha… More
Reviewed 23 Feb 2014
A wonderful place to stay and visit ,would highly recommend to all family and couples very clean and welcoming .we shall certainly be back… More
“If you want a great holiday stay here” Fantastic cottage great for dogs as the garden is fenced off ideal for visiting many Dorset
beauty spots, will come back again!
only one small thing ! Would be very nice if you could fit a shaver point in the
“Amazing cottage getaway in a beautiful setting with friendly hosts!”
Reviewed 5 Oct 2014
We stayed here in January as a mid winter break and I could not think of a more perfect location! The cottage served as a lovely cozy base with the fire, selection of board games provided and plentifu… More
“great holiday experience”
Reviewed 21 May 2013
Such a wonderful experience- The cottage was beautifully decorated and very comfortable - the owners were helpful but not intrusive-ideally situated in a lovely location- perfect walks for our pet - o… More
“If you are a family group, book it!” We are a family group of 13, ranging in age from 6 months to 66 years.
This cottage is fabulous (a 400 year old thatched cottage would be hard to beat!) one of the best self-catering properties we've come across.
The apartment was stylish, comfortable, well-appointed, spotlessly-clean and in a great position near the lovely beach and ferry to Studland Bay. We were lucky with the weather and went on the beach … More
Sarah, Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you can stay again with us. Ian & Colette
“The Perfect Holiday”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2014
We stayed at 4 Sandhills with our 2 children and had a fantastic time. The apartment is lovely and in a perfect location for a family beach holiday. We spent most days on the beautiful sandy beach … More
“FANTASTIC - one of our best holidays”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2014
Great property and perfect location, well stocked with quality items. In peak season road is busy. Would definitely book again. Very efficient owners.… More
“Perfect Weekend Away” We have just returned from a lovely long weekend in this perfect cottage. It's very well equipped with everything you need. It was a great base for all the attractions and we were blessed with amazing weather. We enjoyed a coasta
Lovely cosy cottage, everything you need for a great holiday, kitchen well equipped, washing machine and dryer really useful. Lovely sun room to relax in after a days walking. Stunning scenery and won… More
Thank you for your lovely comments, in future I'll make sure there are extra hand towels.
Reviewed 18 Sep 2016
A beautiful cottage in an ideal location. The owner seems to have her finger on what a guest would appreciate on their stay. For example a bowl of fresh fruit and a vase of flowers. Fisherman's Cottag… More
Thank you for your lovely review, we try and make the cottage as homely as possible. Look forward to seeing you in the future I'm sorry I didn't see you this time but I was away myself, Joanne said you where enjoying your stay. Thank you again.
“Warm, cosy cottage with lovely sea and cliff view.”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2012
We had a lovely Christmas week at Fisherman's Cottage, which was excellently equipped with central heating, fully fitted kitchen and washing machine/ tumble drier. So even when the weather was bad we … More
“Very comfortable” Had a great time. Flat was clean and very comfortable. Being centrally located it was close to all amenities without having to use our car. Loads of things to do with the kids and great places to eat. Would definitely recommend. Than
“Excellent clean apartment with everything needed for a very comfortable break.”
Reviewed 19 Feb 2015
Fantastic apartment, very clean and tidy. Perfect location for anyone visiting. Very helpful owners. And everything supplied in the apartment needed. We had a fantastic little half term break, with al… More
Thank you for writing your review and we are sure it will be very helpful to those looking to book. We welcome you back anytime and dont forget to remind us of your repeat booking discount. Once again thank you for taking the time to write.
“All you need for feeling at home and to relax”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2015
The location was easy to find. Bus stop is near. Everthing was well organised: How to find the keys and the appartement. The appartement is clean, modern and very well equipped (free WiFi). It was war… More
So nice to have your review and thank you for taking the time to write it. As we have said before we wish we could review you as the apartment was spotless when we came in to clean and prepare for our next guests. We hope we will see you again if you visit Bournemouth at some time in the future.
“Splendid stay and was more than we expected”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Splendid little holiday flat, close to the beach and town square, which made it great for walking back and forth! Very modern and tidy, all necessities included. Would recommend to others and thorough… More
It was a pleasure to have you to stay at The farthings. Thank you for your time in writing the review. We welcome you back any time and dont forget to ask for your repeat discount.
“Amazing!!” Fantastic accommodation, amazing location with lots to do as a family and plenty of beach to scour. We stayed at the cottage for a week wanting a peaceful picturesque location but within east reach of other locations to visit. This was just
“A lovely well positioned holiday house, beautifully set up for us for our Christmas stay!”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2016
This is a lovely sunny and well equipped house, full of all those nice extra touches that make a holiday extra special. It is also within walking distance of all that Poole has to offer and very close… More
Thank you Tina, it was a pleasure. Have a great 2017.
“Everything about the house was lovely with great welcoming touches.” From the moment we entered the house we knew we were going to love staying there. The tastefully furnished rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean. All the beds were really comforta
“A great place to stay in Lyme” Very cosy and well equipped cottage, in a great location. Quiet street in the old town just a short walk to beach and shops. Small garden is a bonus. Owners very communicative and helpful. Would book again.
Just got home after staying 1 week at Lavender Cottage which is in a very central part of Lyme, very close to many restaurants and sea front, the cottage was very clean and warm, very nice to have out… More
“Lyme is great, so is this place”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2012
We stayed for a week with a super-active 1 yr old: Mark the owner was good enough to get us a toddler gate for the stairs - he already had crib, high chair, plus all the things that make a family holi… More
“Great Cottage, great location.”
Reviewed 24 May 2015
Cottage in great location leval walk to beach, new kitchen Wifi available not fast but adequate.
Garden area fine but could do with updating table and chairs. Car park safe and secure next to police … More
“Great cottage next to Bridport, which in itself is a great little town.” Really great cottage, nice and spacious for a cottage, stayed in a lot more cramped accommodation before.
Accommodation itself was also really clean and bright, with lots of pe
Our stay at Buzzards Swoop was excellent. Alastair and Lisa have thought of everything, the little touches like the cake when you arrive and enough milk to make a cuppa are very thoughtful. They poppe… More
“Smashing place to stay”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2014
Alistair and Lisa were very helpful from the booking through to the final stage, our break in buzzard swoop
The cottage was lovely and heaven for our staffie Roxy who had a lovely time in the 6 acre… More
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
Returned today from a short break (3 nights) at Buzzards Swoop, Alistair & Lisa were very welcoming, lovely muffins, milk & tea bags were waiting for us on our arrival.
A very relaxing stay, lots o… More
“Ideal location for families” The key was available so we were able to get straight into the apartment. Mrs McWilliams was very friendly and helpful. The apartment is very spacious. It has lovely views over the gardens, and the swimming pool was nic
We recently spent a week in this apartment, it was great value for money and the facilities were excellent! My daughter learnt to swim in the pool within two days of being there and my son learnt to s… More
“Had potential, but very disappointing, definitely not good value for money.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2011
We are writing this because if we had had the opportunity to read this before booking, we wouldn’t have! We have tried to keep it short – believe me, the first version being more like an essay!
As owners of Purbeck Cliffs Apartment we welcome comments and suggestions and have run the apartment very successfully for over 20 years. Each year we are visited by an independent Quality Assurance Assessor recognised by the Tourist Board to check the Apartment and we have consistently maintained our four star rating.
We were sorry this contributor did not enjoy her holiday, despite the beautiful weather they experienced. The comments about the pool were particularly unfair; the pool is kept heated to 81 degrees and above. It is checked at least twice a week and there is certainly no algae growing in it. It is unrealistic to promise to keep the pool totally insect free but we are always happy to give the pool an extra clean if requested.
Each year we redecorate and renew equipment and as part of this ongoing programme items such as the garden seats would clearly have been replaced, had this or some of the other points raised been brought to our attention at the time these would have been dealt with.
Purbeck Cliffs Apartment with its own private swimming pool and 2 acre garden presents outstanding value for money and compares very favourably with similar types of holiday where the swimming pool, sauna and snooker room are shared with other guests.