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The Westby Guest House

(39 Guest Reviews)

Guest Ratings

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.6
  • Value 4.7
  • Friendliness 4.9
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.5
  • Service 4.9
  • Location 4.6

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The Westby Guest House Information


The Westby Guest house provides a quiet, relaxed, clean and spacious base for guests who value a good nights sleep, green ethics and thoughtful great service! We are highly rated and steadily improving on TripAdvisor Top 15/130 hotels and Booking.com 9.3/10 All our comfortable private Ensuite bedrooms are modern and bright with free WIFI. Oven cooked breakfasts are served in an airy dining room - we cater for vegan and gluten free dietary requirements, using good quality responsibly sourced food ingredients. We use environmentally friendly cleaning products, energy is supplied by Ecotricity and we promote all waste recycling. The fantastic sandy 7 mile beach is just a 5 minute stroll away from us, where you will find Boscombe Pier - with SUP, surfing, volleyball and several bars and restaurants right on the seafront. The promenade connects the whole bay to busier Bournemouth town and beyond, perfect for a stroll or cycle. Close to us are many independent eclectic shops, bars and cafes. A short distance away lies the start of 95 miles of Jurassic Coast - the UK's only natural UNESCO World Heritage site - including some of these sites - Isle of Purbeck/Durdle Door/Lulworth Cove/Harrys Rocks/Corfe Castle/Swanage; then we have the stunning New Forest National Park too, for wonderful scenic walks. We are happy to take larger groups with sole use of the guest house, which comply with the current Rule of Six guidelines - perfect as a base for celebrating together with your family. COVID 19 response - NHS Staff Discount 20%; masks are now compulsory in public areas and worn by staff; minimum 24hrs gap between bookings for each bedroom, alcoholic hand gel in hallway; sanitiser hand wash and extra recycled toilet paper in bedrooms; staggered breakfasts in the dining room with cutlery and crockery also available for takeaways/deliveries at your own dedicated table; regular cleaning of public spaces and thorough cleaning of rooms; optional - self checkin/out.

Cleaning and safety

  • Hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • Reduced occupancy
  • Common area doors left open
  • Request no staff entry to room
  • Staggered time slots for dining


  • Baggage store
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet
  • Plug adapters
  • Breakfast lounge
  • Tennis equipment


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-site parking

Children's Facilities

  • Baby listening device
  • Babysitting
  • Children's menu
  • Children's books, videos, games

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Continental breakfast
  • Cooked breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Free breakfast
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Gluten-free options

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Billiards / pool / snooker
  • Bird watching
  • Bowling alley
  • Cycling
  • Dancing
  • Dog racing
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Gambling
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Nightclubs
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court - outdoor
  • Theatre
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water activities
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Beach activities
  • Casino, arcades
  • Cinema
  • Concerts, music
  • Exhibition
  • Family fun
  • Games, chess, cards
  • History/science museums
  • Motorsports
  • Pub crawl
  • Retreat
  • Team building
  • Hiking


  • Check in
    16:00 19:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    No pets
Booking Terms and Conditions


Please note that some rooms are on the 2nd floor and require 2 flights of stairs to access. Some rooms have sloping ceilings. Parking can only be reserved for those with disabled badges. Please call ahead and discuss your particular needs with us. We will do all we can to accommodate where possible.


  • Road from Boscombe (0.0 miles)
    Follow the brown tourist signs for Boscombe Pier and Beaches, the road will take you to Westby Road. The Westby Guest House can be found on the left hand side. It is the first Guest House you will come to.
  • Train from Pokesdown Station (0.9 miles)
    Turn right out of the train station and continue along the A35. Turn left into Crabton Close Road and Second Right into Westby Road. The Guest House is on the left hand side 100metres from the end of the road.

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