Guesthouse The Westby
21 Westby Road, Bournemouth, BH5 1HA, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 265 reviews)
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About The Westby
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The Westby Guest House is the perfect place for a relaxed break near to the award winning beach and a great base for all that Dorset offers. A warm welcome awaits everyone and we can also cater for tailored sole use groups. We are very proud of the quality of our newly modernised en-suite bedrooms, as well as keen to help all our visitors have a memorable and enjoyable stay in our comfortable home.
We bought The Westby in 2016 - returning back to hospitality after many years as YHA Managers. The previous owners had just completed a refurbishment of the property, with all bedrooms now en-suite too. We continued this refurbishment programme and offered more family accommodation, in 2 bedrooms. We have also introduced many green policies, such as using Ecotricity for our electricity and gas; Ecover & Bio friendly cleaning products, LUSH showering products, Recycled Toilet paper, sourcing British food products, minimising packaging, energy efficient lighting, promotion of composting and recycling etc We are active, sporty people, enjoying the fantastic promenade alongside the beach from Hengistbury Head to Sandbanks - either cycling or walking it's 7 mile length. You can challenge me to a tennis match on the public courts round the corner, or ask about local surfing or cycle hire opportunities. We are here to make you get the most out of your stay.
The Westby is situated in Boscombe. which is just 2 miles from busy central Bournemouth. It has the next pier eastwards from Bournemouth pier and is home to the Coastal Activity Zone - promoting sports such as surfing, SUP, beach volleyball, table tennis etc. The seven miles of award winning sandy beaches are backed by a flat promenade with walkers, joggers, cyclists and the famous land train which connects Boscombe to Bournemouth. Boscombe town centre is also known for its alternative independent shops, bars (Chaplins won Best Entertainment Pub in the UK 2019), restaurants and is also home to the O2 Bournemouth Concert Hall and the Shelley Theatre. There's plenty to do and see - just ask Duncan, to help you personalise your stay.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
O2 Academy Bournemouth0.1 miles
Shelley Theatre0.3 miles
Boscombe Chine Gardens0.4 miles
Boscombe Beach0.4 miles
Boscombe Pier0.4 miles
Dean Court0.7 miles
Queen's Park1.1 miles
Nuffield Hospital Bournemouth1.4 miles
Grosvenor Casino Bournemouth1.6 miles
Restaurant Urban Beach Hotel0.1 miles
Restaurant Social Grill0.1 miles
Restaurant Jerk Hut0.2 miles
Cafe/Bar Chaplins0.2 miles
Cafe/Bar Reef Encounter0.4 miles
Cafe/Bar Urban Reef0.6 miles
Bournemouth Beach1.8 miles
Poole Harbor7.3 miles
Corfe Castle11.3 miles
Boscombe Beach1,850 feet
Train Bournemouth Train Station1.1 miles
Bournemouth Airport3.9 miles
Southampton Airport26 miles
Bristol Airport59.5 miles
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4 reasons to choose The Westby
Why book with us?
Prices you can't beat!
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The staff speaks English
Booking is safe
Most popular amenities
- Private Bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Alarm clock
- Electric kettle
- Socket near the bed
Pets are not allowed.
- Bingo Off-site Additional charge
- Live music/Performance Off-site Additional charge
- Movie nights Off-site Additional charge
- Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
- Bar crawls Additional charge
- Yoga classes
- Tennis equipment Additional charge
- Water park Off-site Additional charge
- Mini golf Additional charge
- Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
- Bowling Off-site Additional charge
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
- Fishing Off-site Additional charge
- Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
- Tennis court Off-site
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
- Bottle of water
- Kid-friendly buffet
- Kids' meals
- Special diet meals (on request)
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
- Street parking
Free! Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
- Private check-in/out
- Baggage storage
- Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
- Express check-in/out
- Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
- Kids' TV channels
- Books, DVDs & music for kids
- Board games/Puzzles
- Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- CCTV outside property
- Smoke alarms
- Smoke-free property
- Family rooms
- Ironing facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Upper floors accessible by stairs only
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Until 10:00 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
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 18 and above are considered 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
Crib by request
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.
All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
The Westby accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Breakfast is served 08:30 until 9:30 every day.
All rooms are located on the first and second floor and accessed via the stairs. There are also some sloping ceilings on the second floor.
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property.
Please inform The Westby of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
This property is located in a residential area, and guests are asked to refrain from excessive noise.
FAQs about The Westby
Check-in at The Westby is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.
The nearest beach is 2,600 feet from The Westby.
The Westby is 1.8 miles from the center of Bournemouth.
Room options at The Westby include:
Yes, The Westby is popular with guests booking family stays.
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Westby (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
- Street parking
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Westby by:
- Taxi 15min
Guests staying at The Westby can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
- À la carte
The Westby offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Tennis court
- Mini golf
- Golf course (within 2 miles)
- Water park
- Tennis equipment
- Horseback riding
- Movie nights
- Bar crawls
- Yoga classes
- Live music/Performance
- Stand-up comedy
The prices at The Westby may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.