• Garden
  • Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Private Bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Parking on site

Located on Southbourne clifftop and opposite a sandy Blue Flag beach, The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns is only a 10-minute drive from Bournemouth city center and features free on-site parking and free WiFi throughout. Each room at The Spyglass & Kettle comes with a flat-screen TV, a hairdryer and an private bathroom. Guests will also benefit from an on-site bar & lounge and pub restaurant. Local attractions include Highcliffe (4 miles), Crompton Acres (5 miles) and Southbourne Grove shopping area (0.5 miles). Fisherman's Walk and the cliff elevators can be reached in a 5-minute walk.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Greene King's Pubs & Hotels
Hotel chain/brand

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 full bed
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Bournemouth
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Dave
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Staff really friendly and all booked in quickly ,location is perfect ,opposite sea n beech and a 1hrs coastal smooch walk to Bournemouth . The pot of t and cakes are delicious from the spy glass ,good selection of beers and plenty of top shelf...
  • D
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff were very helpful in carrying our bags up the stairs for us.
  • Andrew
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We had a lovely time. The staff were friendly and welcoming and the location was perfect. We will definitely stay again

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Spy Glass Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options

Amenities of The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • ATM on site
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

Property practice

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House rules

The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

When traveling with pets, please note that an extra charge of £10 per pet, per night applies. Please note that a maximum of 1 pet is allowed per room. Please note that the property can only allow small and medium-sized dogs.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns

  • The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.1).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Full English/Irish

    • Room options at The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Single

    • The prices at The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns is 3 miles from the center of Bournemouth. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The Spyglass & Kettle by Greene King Inns has 1 restaurant:

      • Spy Glass Restaurant