About the Homestay
Large Family Home near the Town Centre and Beach.
Our Family lives in a five bedroomed house in Bournemouth next to Kings Park and between Bournemouth and Boscombe Town Centres. Our family members are Alex 22, Alfie 11, Andy my husband, our gorgeous Labrador Retriever "Bear" who is 3 years old and myself. We have been acting as an all year round Host Family for the past 15 years hosting international Students and University students studying in our beautiful town.
Our house has 5 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, 2 bathrooms and a lovely garden. We have bus stops 1 minute walk from our house to take you to Bournemouth or Boscombe Town Centre and beaches. You can walk to Bournemouth Town Centre/Beach in 25 minutes or 15 minutes by bus. Boscombe is also easily accessible by walking 10 minutes. We have bicycles which our guests are welcome to use during their stay. A small supermarket is also situated 30 seconds to the right of our house.
As part of our Hosting and included in the price, is breakfast and evening meals. All Bills and WiFI internet also included ( telephone is not included).
- Bikes for use
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Our house has 5 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, 2 bathrooms and a lovely garden. Right next to the lovely Kings Park, we have bus stops 1 minute walk from our house to take you to Bournemouth or Boscombe Town Centre and beaches. You can walk to Bournemouth Town Centre/Beach in 25 minutes or 15 minutes by bus. Boscombe is also easily accessible by walking 10 minutes. We have bicycles which our guests are welcome to use during their stay. A small supermarket is also situated 30 seconds to the right of our house.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Amusement Park
- Water sports
- Sports arena
- Health club
- Bus Stop
- Train station
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Available on request at an extra cost
- Packed lunch
We are very easy going so only a few things.
Please keep our home secure by ensuring the 2 front doors are shut and back door locked when leaving the house as well as all downstairs windows shut.
Feel free to help yourself to drinks and please clean up after yourselves.
Please keep the noise to a minimum after 10:30pm
Happy for you to invite friends over as long as agreed with me prior to them coming round.
Treat the house as you would your own.
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.