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Bournemouth Centre - 0.79 miles

Bournemouth became the popular holiday resort it is today when the eminent physician Dr Granville recommended its mild sunny climate for those with poor health. Until 1811 the area had been undeveloped until the local squire built a summer house there (where the Exeter Guesthouse now stands). His investment was the beginning of a massive expansion of the resort and the town's population grew from only 695 to 59,000 in only 50 years. Few resorts can match its six miles of sandy beaches and magnificent 100 foot cliffs. Lifts and walks connect the beaches with the streets and there is an excellent range of sporting venues, cinemas, theatres, shops and restaurants.

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Beaulieu motor museum
Situated a short drive away, in the heart of the New Forest.

Bournemouth International Centre
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Compton Acres gardens
Compton Acres is situated within a mile of our hotel.

Dorset Belle Cruises
Day trips and cruises from Bournemouth Pier

Marwell Zoo
Marwell's hundred acre park is a beautiful setting for some of the world's rarest species

Monkey World
As shown on recent television programmes, monkey world is a sanctuary that has rescued monkeys and apes from all over the world.

Discover life beneath the waves at the Bournemouth Oceanarium.

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Our Facilities

  • Credit card
  • Free parking
  • Parking facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Wifi
  • Vegetarian

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Southernhay Guest House
42 Alum Chine Road