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Boscombe - Reef - Retreat

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£ GBP 2,897 | $ USD 3,794

Lease Term: Maximum of 6 Months
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Max Occupancy: 4 guests
Furnishings: Furnished
Utilities: Included
Type: Apartment
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Boscombe - Reef - Retreat

Impressive 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat conveniently located just minutes from Boscombe pier, beach, new artificial reef and many restaurants, bars and shops.
Bed linen and towels are included. A travel cot and highchair are also provided.
Set within the prestigious Burlington Mansions a former Victorian luxury hotel which has been affectionately restored into luxury apartments, each one being unique with many of the original features retained. The flat, suitable for 4 people was renovated in 2010. It has two entrances and a car park space.
The master bedroom has en-suite and there is another separate bathroom. The lounge/dining area is very spacious with a dining table, luxury L shaped sofa and large TV. The kitchen is fully fitted with everything to make this flat perfect for a self-catering .
Burlington Mansions is a 5 minute walk to the beach at Boscombe, with Europe’s 1st artificial reef and pier. A good selection of restaurants and bars can be found in several directions within minutes. The centre of Boscombe is 5 minutes walking and Bournemouth centre can be reached by car in 10 minutes. Bournemouth beach is a pleasant stroll along from Boscombe beach or a short ride on the Land Train.
Minimum length of stay is 4 days
Change over day: FLEXIBLE
Minimum stay may vary by time of the year.
Smoking NOT allowed on premises.
Mobility: NONE
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Weekly rate from: 700

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Postcode: BH5 1AP
City: Bournemouth
Region: Dorset
Country: England
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Internet: done
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Reviews: (70)
Overall Rating: (5) rate

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We use this apartment when we visit relatives in Poole and Bournemouth. This was our second stay at this apartment and it will most definitely not be our last, would always recommend to friends and family. Central location minutes from town centre and from beach. Easy walking distance to Bournemouth or you can take the land train. Lots of things in the apartment to keep you occupied if you don't want to get out and about: wi fi, books, games and DVDs. Easy to book from start to finish amazing customer service from owners. Can not wait to book next visit.
Written by: (Newcastle under Lyme, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2015-03, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Clean, well equipped, modern ground floor apartment. It was really useful having a door that led directly to the car park - made loading/unloading the car very easy.
Written by: (Liverpool), Visit Date: 2014-12, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (4) rate
Depending on what your holiday plans are, I feel a car is necessary as all the action appears to be in Bournemouth itself. Shopping street within easy access. The unit is a basement flat but this is not a problem as very well lit and has a very convenient back entrance. Overall we enjoyed our stay here.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2014-09, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Clean modern apartment within a distinctive old building. It had everything we needed. Free WiFi is a bonus. Plenty of mugs and other crockery to keep the dishwasher going! Easy access via back door to unload the luggage. A number of bars and restaurants nearby to suit all budgets. The only downside is no outside space but there is a shared terrace which is a sun trap and a beautiful sandy beach 5 minutes walk away.
Written by: (Cardiff, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2014-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Had a very enjoyable stay at Flat 51. Everything about the Apartment is to a very high standard, kitchen is very well equiped, and all in all very clean and comfortable. Cannot fault anything about it. It is in an ideal position as it is close to the beach and shops and also close to explore the surrounding area. would highly recommend.
Written by: (Derby, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2014-08, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Number 51 Burlington Manor was superb not only for myself but my mum and dad who struggles with his mobility. The side door leads into the car park without having to negotiate the steps within the main building. Beautifully decorated, home from home facilities, 2 bathrooms 1 of which a walk in shower with a small step up central location and own parking space priceless. Would definitely highly recommend.
Written by: (Huddersfield, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2014-08, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This spacious apartment has a 'home from home' feel with absolutely everything you could ask for in it. It is situated close to the gorgeous sandy beach and we had some lovely meals in the local area. Ocean City chinese restaurant and Urban Beach are definately recommended; as is this apartment!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2014-06, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This was my second stay at this excellent holiday apartment, and after my previous experience I was keen to return at the earliest opportunity. This time, we had amazing weather to accompany the great facilities on offer. The apartment is located in such a wonderful old building - Burlington Mansions - which evokes fond memories of the storied past of this charming seaside resort. While the apartment is ideally situated a few minutes stroll from the seafront and Boscombe Pier, it is also a superb base to explore the beautiful Dorset countryside and New Forest. We took day trips through the countryside to Dorchester, and also to Swanage and Corfe Castle on the Isle of Purbeck, which is accessible by a short ferry ride from Bournemouth. The location of the flat is therefore ideal - both for lazy days on the seafront in Boscombe, and for exploring the South coast and surrounding countryside if you prefer a more vigorous vacation! The flat itself is very well equipped, and the owners obviously care about maintaining the property and facilities to the highest of standards. I must also say that Teresa was extremely helpful during the booking process, and provided comprehensive directions as well as a list of suggestions on nearby restaurants and attractions that significantly enhanced our stay. Hope to return soon!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2014-05, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We have just returned from staying for a week in the Boscombe Reef apartment 52. It is a fantastic apartment - very clean, stylishly decorated and with all the facilities we needed for a comfortable stay. It is very well situated for Boscombe sea front, easy access to Bournemouth town centre and the ring road to travel around. Highly recommended :)
Written by: (Leicester, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2014-05, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This place is really outstanding. Theresa has thought of everything and I really can not think of anything I would add.. The two bathrooms were so useful as there were 4 of us and the beds are really comfortable. The position is ideal as we could be on Boscombe beach in only a 4/5 minutes stroll and the mail shopping area in town within 10 minutes. You must visit ' Da Mario's ' if you like pizza as the atmosphere is buzzing and the food excellent. We also ate in ' Urban Reef ' and ' Reef Encounter '.Both were very good and reasonably priced. We plan to return!!
Written by: (Gloucester, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2014-02, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We had a break here in late December to relax and try a bit of surfing (brrrrr!) and this was the perfect base to get down to the beach and get out of the cold when we were done! The first impression of this apartment was that it is *really* nicely decorated and immaculately clean. There are themed pictures hanging throughout and nice, modern furniture. It's not just a pretty face either - the place is extremely well thought out: We stayed in and cooked and found everything we needed right there (pots, pans, cutlery and plenty of basics like tea, sugar etc). There's a dishwasher to make life easier when your done and a large selection of DVDs by the TV to watch in the evening (unfortunately I was forced to watch Bridget Jones' diary... again!) and a load of books and local tourist guides. There were instructions for all the facilities (wifi was a decent speed too). Showers were warm, washing machine worked, beds were very comfortable. Even little details have been thought of - the owners have put a large picture outside on the wall opposite the lounge window so you aren't greeted with bricks. In short, its better equipped, better looking and more comfortable than my house. I need to move here! Location-wise, this place is just up the hill from the beach so really ideal for anyone looking to get down there (would be great for families). And there is a high street with a Sainsbury's within walking distance in the other direction. Pretty much perfect. All in all, I really can't fault my experience at Boscombe Reef Retreat (except my friends' choice of movie and the Great British weather) and I will definitely recommend this to anyone looking to visit Bournemouth/Boscombe over a more expensive (and probably less comfortable) B&B or hotel.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2013-12, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This apartment has it all - it is ideally located in a fabulous Victorian building a mere five minutes walk from the seafront and Boscombe Pier. The flat has an excellent kitchen equipped with all the utensils one could need. The lounge area is comfortable and spacious, and the TV comes equipped with cable and a large selection of DVDs for days when the weather doesn't co-operate. The flat was very well appointed and spotlessly clean. The surrounding area has a large selection of cafes and restaurants, and there are shops within walking distance. Would highly recommend, and will stay again!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2013-12, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Flat 51 of the Burlington Flats was a great place to stay. It's a 5 min walk to the Boscombe Pier and Seafront. There are great restaurants and lots of things to do like walking, hiking, running or cycling along the waterfront. There is also a grocery store and shops, also a 5 minute walk from the flat. The flat has full kitchen amenities. It felt like home and I would definitely come back. There wasn't one thing that i was missing during my stay. All my needs were met and the location was great.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2013-10, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We were there for 4 nights with our son who is nearly 2. It was a nice stay even the weather was let us down a little bit. But the apartment itself is absolutely great. There are a lot books and DVDs available, even we didn’t get chance to read/watch any. We just stick with all the Virgin TV programs. If you use the back door, you can get to the car straight away. Especially when you got pushchair, you are able to avoid all the stairs. Both bathrooms are nice and clean, the shower pressure is great. One thing need to be careful, is the tower rail. Make sure you turn it down a little bit to keep your little safe. It could be quite hot! The normal check out time is 10 am, since we got young kid, we request to extend couple of hours later, and the owner of the apartment was so nice and allowed us to check out at 4pm. We had really nice stay and hope we could back to there in summer, rather than miserable September.
Written by: (Nottingham), Visit Date: 2013-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We stayed in this lovely old building with our two children (aged 11 and 7) for our summer holiday. We always stay at a different location along the Dorset coast every year and this is probably the cleanest and most well equipped accomodation ever. The owners have provided an incredibly well equipped kitchen, books, DVDs, games to play and TiVo for when you just want to be lazy! Would recommend for a great location - only a 5 mins to boscombe beach and pier, and maybe 25 mins walk (or even quicker by land train) to busy Bournemouth. This is a beautiful county and a Boscombe Reef Retreat is great base to explore it from.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2013-08, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Our whole experience with Boscome Reef Retreat was exceptional.Management friendly and helpful about getting in to the property early after a long flight. Access via back door very good for all the luggage we had. Flat comfortable. Area close to beach, shopping and many good restaurants.We would stay there again in a heartbeat!
Written by: (Mandurah, Australia), Visit Date: 2013-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We loved staying in this very lush apartment our children thought all the space and corridors were brilliant ....... Having a back to access to this apartment was a massive help with having 18 month old twins ........ The only little problem we came across was the parking space provided ..... But that was soon rectified Just a very little tip for those with little children ..... As there is no door on the kitchen maybe a travel safety gate would be an idea ;) Once again....... We had a fab family holiday xx thank u
Written by: (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2013-05, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Such a nice lady to deal with. I was disorganised but she wasn't and she was so helpful. She was also flexible which is a nice quality when one is planning time away. The building is an old mansion block, v. attractive, like something out of Poirrot but the flat was a little tricky to find once inside but there are instructions (which I didn't read at first). The flat is so clean, spotless infact. The beds are comfy. The sheets nice and soft. The bathrooms are modern and luxurious with the main bath big and with powerful water pressure in both. The kitchen is better than yours at home. I guarantee it. With good oven, dishwasher, microwave. There are cleaning materials, rubbish bags, cloths, dishwasher fluid, washing machine and detergent, lovely plates, crockery and utensils. Brilliant. We had someone for dinner and didn't lack anything. There are so many TV channels and it was warm and cosy with good radiators and heating. Thoroughly recommend. Oh and there is private, off-street parking. The shops are about 3 blocks walk one way, the sea is about the same in the other direction but it's nice to have a car. Thanks so much for a great stay.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2013-03, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
What an Amazing apartment,the location so close to BOSCOMBE Pier and Beach was perfect for walking during the nicer autumn weather. the Large apartment has everything you could possibly need was very warm and comfortable during our stay. I would definitely recommend a visit.
Written by: (Cardiff, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2012-10, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. The flat was clean, comfortable and well equipped. I really loved the buildling and the area in general! I attached a picture of my husband standing in the beautiful foyer under a truly amazing grand chandelier! (see my pics). The location is great because it is close to the beach and the town where there are lots of restaurants and shops. If you want to order dinner in, we found numerous places that delivered to the flat. There was a grocery store within walking distance as well so we were able to make dinner at the flat since the kitchen was stocked with all essentials for cooking. We traveled around the surrounding area and saw Mary Shelley's grave and went to a castle. Overall, I highly recommend this property and cannot wait to go back again! Great for a romantic getaway if you enjoy romantic walks along the beach with your spouse as the sun sets over the water. Can't go wrong with that!!
Written by: (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Visit Date: 2012-08, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (4) rate
Well furnished comfortable appartment in walking distance of the town and beach. Mini train link from Boscombe to Bournmouth and shopping centre also close to good bus link. Great authentic Chinese resturant a few bus stops away definatly recommended.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-09, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We found the apartment spotlessly clean and everything we had expected was there. Everything I needed for my stay was provided for. With two small children with us the apartment was perfect for giving them a safe environment to stay and play in. Both living areas and bedrooms were very comfortable. A good location just a short walk from the beach and easy access to the many tourist attractions within short driving distance. This was our first trip to the area and would thoroughly recommend the apartment.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-08, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
After visiting relatives in the area for 10 years this was by far the nicest and most spacious accomodation we have stayed in and definately the best value for money. We loved the fact that you didn't need to jump in the car every day as the beach, park, shops and Bournemouth were all within walking distance. We were blessed with great weather so spent many days down on the beach. Will be on the top of our list when choosing accomodation for 2013.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-08, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (2) rate
Apartment description did not state, dark basement location. Lights have to be constantly used. What windows there were, concrete wall 3 foot other side!! Uncomfortable bed and generally chlostrophobic. Left early - POOR
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-06, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This holiday apartment is a shining example of how all holiday rentals should be done. It was like a home from home with everything provided, good decor and furnishings, and only a short walk from a lovely sandy beach. We will definately be booking again.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-06, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We enjoyed our stay very much. The flat is very well equipped and conveniently located being just a short stroll to the seafront and pier. Pleasant walks to Bournemouth and Christschurch along the seafront, beaches immaculate. A real taste of the typical British seaside holiday. Short drives to Poole and ferry to Swanage were easy and enjoyable. Plus a ride on the Steam railway Corfe Castle to Swanage was a real must do. In other words flat is in a very good location for walking, sightseeing, relaxing and has nice options for dining out within walking distance. Superb!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-05, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This is a lovely apartment whether with family or just partner, we've stayed in burlington mansions before so we had high expectations and we wasn't let down when we arrived at this apartment. The apartment is very very clean and everything works, kitchen is wonderful and the apartment itself is very spacious. Booking was nice and easy teresa was quick to reply whenever I emailed, all in all very enjoyable and money well spent, yes we will return again thanks Teresa!!!
Written by: (Sheffield, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2012-04, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
The apartment is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need and more. The cleanliness was impeccable. Situated 5 mins from the beach and town center, and close to lots of Bournemouths many attractions.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-04, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We had a fabulous week at Flat 51. Superb facilities. Home from home. Great base for exploring. So much to see and do. All within a short drive of flat. Can't wait to come back...
Written by: , Visit Date: 2012-03, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
What we asked for was what we got! One of our absolute favourites!! Relax, good bedding & mattresses (my husband have back problems) a very cosy interior design, and great bathrooms!!! The access was possible from a secondary entrance too and it was very helpful when coming back from shopping. The central heating could be managed according to our desires. That is really handy when you want to sleep in a fresh bedroom but want to have a nice warm living room. Thanks to Teresa and Wayne, we really felt like at home.
Written by: (Como, Italy), Visit Date: 2011-12, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Grand historic former hotel. Beautiful modern furnishings. Fully equipped kitchen.. Loved the original photoart throughout the flat. Stonesthrow from the beachfront and pier. Easy access to walking paths and gardens. Many lively pubs and cafes to choose from. Was the perfect holiday getaway!
Written by: (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Visit Date: 2011-11, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We stayed in this apartment with our 2 year-old daughter and it was perfect. No complaints at all and we would definitely recommend it to friends and stay here again ourselves. It is clean and modern with all the facilities you need and a very convenient location too.
Written by: (Greater London, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2015-06, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We stayed here recently with our two children (aged 7 and 5) and it worked perfectly for us. 5 minutes easy walk from the beach, and plenty of space inside for play on not-so-sunny days. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed, and the Virgin TV, wifi and large DVD collection was very welcome! Everything in the apartment is in excellent condition and very clean. We knew it was a basement apartment when we booked, but didn't find it made the flat particularly dark. Boscombe beach is a lovely, clean beach with a kiosk, free toilets (also clean!) a couple of surf shops, deck chair/windbreak/sunlounger hire and a few restaraunts, we found it made a great family holiday destination.
Written by: (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2015-07, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Really well appointed apartment, ideal for our family holiday. On arrival the apartment was immaculate and a credit to the cleaners employed by the owners. With children who love to be bare foot that's important! The back door of the apartment was great for unloading once we had arrived and we used it more then the front door in the end! The kitchen is well equipped and the dishwasher and washing machine were easy to use. The lounge area was roomy and the selection of books, DVDs and games were well utilised. The bedrooms were comfortable and pleasantly decorated, and had enough storage for us. Location of apartment is really good, it's a 10 minute walk from Boscombe Pier (with a slow paced 3 year old and a fast paced 8 year old!) and beaches. It's also close to the park and mini golf, great for a damp afternoon away from the beach. The land train to Bournemouth goes from the promenade by the the pier into Bournemouth if you want a busier beach and bigger selection of restaurants. There are a couple of nice independent restaurants close to the beach and for a short walk into Boscombe town centre cafe Bosconova is well worth a visit for breakfast! If you fancy a day away from the beach, we went to Adventure Wonderland which is close to Bournemouth airport only 10 minutes away. Entrance fee was very reasonable and there was enough there to keep our two children occupied. The quiet nature of Boscombe compared to the more vibrant Bournemouth was the thing that appealed to us for our holiday and the apartment made our stay comfortable and easy.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2015-08, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We had a great holiday .The apartment is fitted out to a very high standard. Ideally located within walking distance of the beach and the town center. Good safe car parking and unless you wanted to go touring you didn't need to get in the car once you arrived. We would certainly consider another holiday.
Written by: (Macclesfield, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2015-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Had a very enjoyable stay at Flat 51. The Apartment is equipped to a very high standard; fully fitted kitchen with all required appliances/utensils; excellent bathrooms, spacious bedrooms and living area. This really was a home away from home and was spotlessly clean. The books, games and DVDs are a nice touch and added bonus for rainy days. Cannot fault anything about it. Location was ideal for our needs with a young child who enjoyed the beach. I would highly recommend the apartment and will look to return when next staying in the area.
Written by: (London), Visit Date: 2015-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
we enjoyed an extremely comfortable and relaxing holiday in this apartment which was very well equipped - more so than any we've stayed in before. It is in a convenient location to visit attractions nearby eg Hengistbury Head (our favourite) where we saw the annual migration of flocks of starlings giving a murmuration display, Bournemouth and Southbourne with miles of walking along the promenade or the beautiful Boscombe Chine gardens where you can enjoy a cream tea or play minigolf. We were lucky that the weather was sunny all week but the apartment is well stocked with books and DVDs for wet days. Boscombe High Street with its restaurants and victorian arcades is a short walk away as is a large Sainsbury supermarket.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2015-09, Source: Holiday Lettings

avatar Rating: (5) rate
After holidaying and having short breaks in the Bournemouth area for the last 30 years I have at last found a place to stay that is perfect: well equipped, clean, comfortable with videos and games for those short winter breaks with the grandchildren when the weather is not so good. A great walk along the prom from Boscombe pier to Bournemouth Pier (the grandchildren scooted). A great base for the fabulous surrounding area. Have already booked again for New Year 2016!
Written by: (Hertfordshire, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2015-12, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
I'm happy for my choice to stay by Teressa ! Spatious, clean , very good location ! I come with pleasure next time when I m in Bournemouth!!!
Written by: (London, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2016-03, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
The ease at renting the apartment was fantastic! The owners provided full information without any confusion. They were polite, friendly, and very accommodating! We were extremely impressed and will certainly be using their services again! I wish we had considered this in the years past. The size and cleanliness made the entire experience wonderful!
Written by: (Bournemouth, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2016-04, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This was my family's second time in Bournemouth, and it's important to say that every time we come, the reason is my business trip which lasts for at least 3 weeks, so we are really looking for a place to stay which would be like our second home. Last year we stayed at the other flat from the same owners, and this year we had to stay in both of their flats, because one of them was already booked when we found out the dates for our trip. We travel long distance by plane to Bournemouth, and we don't have a car in UK, so the apartment needs to be very well equipped, and close to the shops and supermarkets, and both of Teresa’s apartments fulfill all the conditions. The location is great, because it’s also close to the beach (about 7min walk) and Boscombe Chine Gardens, which have a children playground and a mini golf course. Apartment is very well decorated, the beds are comfortable, kitchen is very well equipped, you can cook, fry, bake and it has everything you need, plus cleaning products, and a vacuum cleaner to keep it nice and clean as it is the moment you enter. There are plenty of books, DVD's and board games for entertainment if the weather keeps you inside. The apartment also has the side doors which lead you directly outside of the building, no need to use the main entrance of Burlington Mansions when you arrive with your luggage or with plenty of bags from the supermarkets which was everyday situation for us. There are not enough words to describe how nice and helpful hosts Teresa and Wayne are. The communication is great, they really listen to their customer's suggestions, they are always asking if there's anything you need that isn't already provided, and if there is such a thing, they make sure it's there next time you come. This year, because we had to make a combined reservation and stay in both of their flats within the same building, Teresa made sure that our move from one flat to the other goes smoothly, so many, many thanks for that.
Written by: (Belgrade, Serbia), Visit Date: 2016-04, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Loved our stay in this apartment. It was very clean, great location. They provided everything we needed for our stay including a travel cot for our two year old. It was a perfect size apartment for a family of four. The apartment is 5 minutes walk to the beach, and close to the shops and restaurants. We had many happy memories there from our last holiday, and we can't wait to go back.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2016-05, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
We stayed here 28th of May to 4th June 2016. It is a fabulous apartment the best one yet! The owner caters for everything. It had everything except a button for the weather. It is in walking distance of the beach, pier, shops . It is in a quiet location. We have never stayed at a place that is so equipped and you are supplied with details on how to work the different appliances eg washing machine. It was a dream. We just wish the owner owned all the apartment's we stay in around the world. Thank you, we will certainly use again should we come back to Boscombe.
Written by: (Melbourne, Australia), Visit Date: 2016-06, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
Very happy with accommodation, clean, tidy a home from home with everything provided for. When there was a problem with TIVO it was sorted immediately. Very happy with service.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2016-07, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (3) rate
Very dissapointed, no natural day light, energy saving light bulbs which make it very depressing especially if you would like to have a day indoors and just chill. Because it is so dark it forces you to go out every day, we spent a lot of money on renting the flat the last thing we wanted to do was be forced to go out every day and spend even more money. No welcome pack like a pint of milk or a loaf of bread.The only place that I have stayed and found nothing. Cannot have the window open in the twin room one for security and also people standing out side at night and at 5 oclock in the morning smoking. Leavin early.
Written by: (London, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2016-09, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
I stayed at Boscombe Reef Retreat on a lovely sunny weekend at the beginning of October and had a fantastic time in Boscombe. From the beginning, Teresa was a very welcoming host and did everything possible to make my booking and stay stress-free, answering my queries promptly and helpfully. I was able to find the flat with ease from the nearby train station - it is close to public transport links - and importantly just a short walk to the sandy beach at Boscombe, the iconic pier and local pubs, restaurants and amenities. The flat itself is a very spacious 2-bedroom (master and twin) with 2 bathrooms and a large, comfortable living area - clean , tidy and well-decorated with lots of photographs and pictures of the Boscombe area adding a personal touch. I was greeted with maps and information on the local area to help me make the most of my stay and everything I needed in terms of kitchen, cooking facilities etc. The beach at Boscombe is beautiful (and I was fortunately blessed with great weather!) and also lots of up-and-coming restaurants and attractions giving it a young and vibrant feel. Would certainly recommend to anyone who wants a relaxing break in one of Britain's best coastal regions - I certainly hope to return in the future!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2016-10, Source: TripAdvisor

avatar Rating: (5) rate
This apartment was full of visually interesting design touches and modern, stylish but comfortable furniture. With a Sainsbury's a few hundred yards from the flat, oven ready meals were easily available and The Reef just round the corner offered great food and an enthusiastic welcome. There are cliff walks that start a few minutes from the door, with stunning views of Hengistbury and the Isle of Wight, and buses to other parts of the area run every few minutes . Booking and payment was achieved in about 10 minutes over the internet and the keys arrived by post the next day, with a stamped addressed envelope for their return. The owner goes out of her way to ensure a happy stay. Altogether this was a much better option than a hotel room.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2016-12, Source: Holiday Lettings

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This lovely flat was so welcoming when we arrived that it set the mood for the whole of our stay. The place was spotlessly clean and cheerful and furnished to a very high standard. Being only 5 mins walk from the beach was ideal. We really enjoyed the restaurants nearby and it was so nice to go out without taking the car. Although the weather was perfect for the whole of our stay, we would have been happy to remain in the apartment had it rained, it was that comfortable! Super fast Wifi too:-). Can't wait to come back next year!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2016-09, Source: Holiday Lettings

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I stayed in number 51 while on a business trip in Bournemouth. I had previously stayed in the owners other apartment earlier in the month but it was not available when I came back to Bournemouth. I was very happy that I chose to stay in this apartment. It had everything that I needed to make my stay perfect. The wifi was very good and I do need good wifi when I travel. The beds were comfy. Both apartments have luxury leather suites which I found ideal for either working on the computer or relaxing at the end of the day. There were numerous dvd's and also a good cable tv system with many premium channels to chose from. The shower was pretty amazing. Everything about the apartment was top quality. The apartment was close to a number of good restaurants, shops and the beach. I found a really friendly restaurant only a 4 minute walk away that was right on the beach with great food and a perfect place to chill out at the end of the day. It was far better for me staying at Boscombe Reef Retreat rather than a hotel for the weeks I was in Bournemouth. I think the owners have done a good job and have thought of everything. When I next go to Bournemouth I will definitely book here again.
Written by: (Hopkins, Minnesota), Visit Date: 2016-11, Source: TripAdvisor

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My family stayed at apartment 51 for Easter this year, we had a lovely welcome in the comfortable home from home. Superb location, easy stroll to the beaches & lovely local restaurants. The apartment is very well equipped and everything has thought about, tastefuly decorated too. We look forward to staying here again.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2017-04, Source: Holiday Lettings

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Great Location - 'Home from Home' Wi-Fi worked well - imperative with 2 children Lots to watch on TV with Virgin Package Well equipped throughout Lots to do & see in the surrounding area
Written by: (Luton, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2017-05, Source: TripAdvisor

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The directions and pack supplied by the owner(Teresa) were the best that we have ever received for a holiday.The front of the building stood out in the road.On entering the foyer through the revolving door the words stated from us both was "wow". The apartment is a short easy walk from the foyer down one flight of stairs.The apartment itself was very spacious with excellent quality fixtures and fittings and was very clean on arrival. Every item that was required for the stay was supplied. New sheets were delivered on the first Saturday by a very pleasant lady. There is a door at the rear of the apartment that leads to the car park where the car could be unloaded easily and this also gave easy access to and from the apartment for daily use. The allocated parking spot was of a decent size and could be secured when not in use with a rising bollard. All in all I think it will be very difficult to beat this accommodation.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2017-07, Source: Holiday Lettings

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what can i say! From the moment you enter this property you know that you have made the right choice for your holiday home The apartment is immaculately clean, and everything has been well thought out. The kitchen has everything you need to cook a meal, and has plenty of crockery, cutlery and glasses meaning you can make good use of the dishwasher. Everything is supplied tea towels, cleaning products, materials, iron and ironing board The 2 bathrooms are fantastic for a family, and I have to say they are both nicer than mine at home!! The property is 5 minutes walk to Boscombe pier and all it has to offer in one direction and 5 minutes in the other takes you to Boscombe and all its shops, restaurants and cafes Bournemouth is a 20 minute amble along the sea front or you can take the little land train which my son loved! Boscombe beach is lovely and very safe for kids. It has eateries and plenty of toilet facilities Teresa was fantastic at answering any queries we had before and after booking All in all we would definitely stay here again should we return to Boscombe and we will be recommending to family and friends
Written by: , Visit Date: 2017-07, Source: Holiday Lettings

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This is a great spacious apartment within an attractive well kept building. The location is perfect for the beach which is only 5 minutes away. Bournemouth is a lovely 20 minute walk along the beach front. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it to others.
Written by: (Northampton, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2017-07, Source: TripAdvisor

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Spacious apartment close to beach, shops and restaurants. There is a wonderful and frequent bus service to all surrounding areas if you don't want the hassle of driving and finding car parks. Within a five minute walk there is a great restaurant, Urban Beach which is well worth visiting. The apartment would be our first choice when visiting the area again and would highly recommend it.
Written by: (Bracknell, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2017-09, Source: TripAdvisor

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We've just returned from Teresa's fantastic apartment. The first thing that hit us was great location, We've always liked Boscombe and to have the beach/pier 5 mins walk down the hill is great. The residence itself is ideal for a family (my wife, 3 yo daughter and I travelled). Everything you could want with plenty of comfort, genuinely wouldn't have changed anything inside. Dedicated off road parking was also a big plus. We'll definitely return and will certainly recommend this property to friends. Tips for the area: - Save driving into town, there is a land train that connects boscombe to the main town. - Wood oven at the bottom of the hill serves the best pizza I've had outside of Naples Urban reef (sister restaurant) also fantastic. - Reef encounter gives welcome respite in the form of a beer halfway up the hill from the beach!
Written by: (Birmingham, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2017-11, Source: TripAdvisor

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Situated in the former Burlington Hotel in Boscombe which has been converted to luxury apartments. The flat consists of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one with an extra large bath. Near to Boscombe sea front and beach. We ate mainly in Bournemouth because there was more choice although there are good restaurants locally. Would definitely book again.
Written by: (Kenilworth, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2018-01, Source: TripAdvisor

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Stayed at the property for 4 days and we were well pleased with the standard of the flat and its location. It is ideally located for the beach and all the surrounding popular destinations. Would we stay there again - most definitely.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-02, Source: Holiday Lettings

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This quality apartment has all the comforts needed for a holiday stay. Very close to the beach in a good location.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-03, Source: TripAdvisor

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The apartment is conveniently situated about 5-7 minutes walk from beach, shops and public transport. It is spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped and spacious. If the weather is bad, there is an extensive dvd library to choose from. There are also games and books. We enjoyed our stay so much we have re-booked it for June. My husband and I holiday frequently in the UK and this apartment is one of the best that we have found for a very long time. I can thoroughly recommend it
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-04, Source: TripAdvisor

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My friends and I were very pleased with our stay at this lovely flat. It truly felt like a home away from home! The leather couch and beds were comfortable. The apartment was clean and fully prepared with fresh linens upon our arrival. The bathrooms were luxurious. The tub was spacious and outfitted with modern faucets. The kitchen is fully equipped with every appliance you would need to prepare meals, although I would highly recommend the several restaurants that are within a short walking distance. The beach is just a short walk away. This apartment is very conveniently situated. I would not hesitate to book this flat again the next time I vacation in the area. The surrounding area is beautiful. Between the beach, the pier, and the many great restaurant options, this flat is in the perfect location for a beach vacation! My friends and I had a great time here!
Written by: (Saint Paul, Minnesota), Visit Date: 2018-06, Source: TripAdvisor

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Could not have been happier with my stay at this property. The apartment was very clean and everything was updated and in good working order. Comfortable beds, and well equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare a meal or coffee. There is also an expansive selection of DVDs to choose from if you want to have a movie night. The AC worked great and kept us comfortable even when it was hot outside. The location is convenient to the beach, restaurants, and shops. All in all, we had a lovely stay and would definitely come back!
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-06, Source: Holiday Lettings

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We have spent the last two Summer holidays at flat 51,28 days in total.The Flat is in exceptional condition,well stocked with all you need on a self catering holiday,comfortable bed,brilliant showers,two access doors,great location,easy walk to the sandy beach,pier and the surrounding area,great shops.I would highly recommend the Pizzeria via Roma in the high street and the Chinese next door to the Pizzeria.Any one that requires a good relaxing break should rent Flat 51.For the adventurous walkers Sand Banks is only a 6.8 mile walk along the prom(we were adventurous). Teresa is always contactable and answers E mails very quickly. We will be returning.
Written by: (Cambridge, United Kingdom), Visit Date: 2018-07, Source: TripAdvisor

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My husband, myself and our 2 children had a wonderful stay. It is a beautifully presented, very clean and well equipped apartment. Just a 5 minute walk to the gorgeous sandy beach of Boscombe where we spent a lot of our time. Also a great location to explore the surrounding area and we recommend a trip to Brownsea Island and Studland via the chain ferry from Sandbanks. We recommend that you choose this gods sized, comfortable apartment for your stay.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-08, Source: TripAdvisor

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Very nice apartment with super bathroom and ensuite with large shower. Beds are very comfortable.Everything you need for a self catering holiday has been thought about. Would definitely recommend and hope to have a return visit soon.
Written by: (Gloucester), Visit Date: 2018-08, Source: TripAdvisor

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Location was perfect for what we wanted which was a quiet week as a family of four. Close to the beach with a few bars and restaurants even closer. The apartment was exactly what was needed too. 2 bathrooms and a great well stocked kitchen made catering for 2 young children really simple not to mention the great choice of TV entertainment offerings which kept them happy whilst we prepared for long days at the beach. The gym is pretty well stocked too and literally at the top of the stairs. Pretty faultless really and if staying in Bournemouth again for a week I wouldn’t hesitate to contact Teresa as she was brilliant and communicated so well so that we didn’t have any problems at all. If only all businesses were run so well. Thanks so much for giving us such a fantastic week at the end of Summer
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-08, Source: Holiday Lettings

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Excellent apartment, very modern, very clean and comfortable. The location is excellent, beach, shops and restaurants all just a short walk away. Teresa was excellent from booking to arrival, so helpful and lovely to deal with. All first class will be booking again soon.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-09, Source: Holiday Lettings

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My wife and I visited with our 1 year old son in mid-October. The property is well furnished and equipped throughout, and is only a 5 minute walk from the beach. Would highly recommend the property to others
Written by: , Visit Date: 2018-10, Source: TripAdvisor

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Lovely apartment, very clean, nicely decorated.....loved the pictures....very handy being on one level when having a baby in tow, especially with your own outside door for bringing the pushchair in. The apartment is situated in a beautiful building, just a stroll down to the beach.Looking forward to a return visit.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2019-04, Source: Holiday Lettings

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Lovely, spacious, clean apartament. The apartament is allocated close to the see and beach. Thank you.
Written by: , Visit Date: 2019-05, Source: TripAdvisor