Experience world-class service at Balincourt

This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Just a 15-minute stroll from Bournemouth Beach, Balincourt is an award-winning guest house offering 5-star rooms and hearty breakfasts. The Victorian house is half a mile from Bournemouth Station.

The bright bedrooms at the adults-only Balincourt are individually decorated, and each has a private modern bathroom with free toiletries. All rooms feature free Wi-Fi access and a TV with a DVD/CD player.

Traditional full English breakfasts are served daily in the spacious dining room, with lighter options also available. Guests can relax in the cosy lounge bar or leafy gardens, and evening meals can be arranged.

Balincourt Guest House is just a 20-minute walk from the Pavilion Theatre and Bournemouth International Centre. Free on-site parking is available, and Bournemouth Pier is just over a mile away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bournemouth, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Balincourt has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 23 Aug 2011.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Bournemouth, this property has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Double Room
  • 1 double bed
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Max adults: 2
Superior Double Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Double Room
  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Balincourt

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Eastcliff Beach

    Eastcliff Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    500 yards from property
  • Boscombe Beach

    Boscombe Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    900 yards from property
  • Westcliff Beach

    Westcliff Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Alum Chine beach

    Alum Chine beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.7 miles from property
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens
    0.5 miles
  • Boscombe Beach
    0.5 miles
  • Boscombe Pier
    0.5 miles
  • O2 Academy Bournemouth
    0.6 miles
  • Nuffield Hospital Bournemouth
    0.8 miles
  • Shelley Theatre
    0.9 miles
  • Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth
    0.9 miles
  • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
    1 miles
  • St Peter's Church
    1 miles
Top attractions
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Sandbanks
    4.8 miles
  • Poole Harbour
    6.6 miles
  • Corfe Castle
    10.7 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Eastcliff Beach
    500 yards
  • Boscombe Beach
    900 yards
  • Westcliff Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Alum Chine beach
    1.7 miles
  • Southbourne Beach
    1.9 miles
Public transport
  • Train Bournemouth Train Station
    0.5 miles
Closest airports
  • Bournemouth Airport
    4.1 miles
  • Southampton Airport
    26.6 miles
  • Bristol Airport
    59.2 miles
How to get to Balincourt from Bournemouth Airport
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Facilities of Balincourt
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Adult only
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
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16:00 - 21:00


07:00 - 10:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Balincourt accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 11:00 and 08:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Balincourt

  • Guests staying at Balincourt can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Balincourt is 1.1 miles from the centre of Bournemouth.

  • Balincourt offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Room options at Balincourt include:

      • Double
      • Single

    • The nearest beach is just 550 yards from Balincourt.

    • Check-in at Balincourt is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Balincourt by:

      • Taxi 15min

    • The prices at Balincourt may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Balincourt (subject to availability):

      • Parking on site
      • Private parking
      • Parking
      • Free parking