I read all about you, and saw you on the Tv thing - 3 In A Bed, and liked what I saw. So I came and visited and stayed 3 nights longer than anticipated. We chatted and shared and watched a couple of movies in your private area and I was thrilled. I have always been in a relationship, so I may not be as experienced in the world as you yet you treated me so kindly and with such gentle kid gloves. I like your views and opinions, and you seem to have come through life's experiences with a determined and experienced attitude without becoming bitter or distracted about life. xxx
John. Originally saw your comment on the Home Page of your web site saying there was no other venue in the world like Hamilton Hall and I really thought it was pretentious clap trap until I walked in the front hall for the first time ( last weekend ) and absolutely got it. I got the energies, the vibes, the aura, the ambiance and the ethos, all in a split second standing in the hall, and as we chatted and you showed me to my absolutely lovely room ( Room 3 ) I was totally convinced that the comment on your web site is 100% correct.
“The most relaxing hotel I have ever stayed in.”
Having stayed at some of the best hotels in the world, Four Seasons & Hyatt Regency, to name 2, nothing compares to Hamilton Hall, and I will be returning for my next holiday. John & his assistant Kevin are so genuine & helpful and & it truly is an urban oasis.
As soon as you step through the front door it is as if you have entered another dimension, one of peace & calm, I never heard any noise at all from the outside world, it was as if you are on an island in paradise. The room I was in, No 2, Tranquility lives up to its name, with everything, artwork & ornaments, designed to aid relaxation.
Reports below on Trip Advisor:
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Room Tip: all rooms are of a very high standard. March 2013
THIS ONE BELOW MADE ME LAUGH:
NEVER GOT PASSED THE BOOKING STAGE:
When I received a rather rude and aggressive request to tell them why I wished to pay by cheque (which attracts a £20 surcharge) rather than just provide them with ALL my credit card details (along with the security code) by phone, the rudeness was enough to prompt me to cancel my reservation. The answer to his direct question about concerns about the data protection element was not well received. Even ruder and borderline abusive emails from Hamilton Hall were received with more and more verbose about these are his terms of business and as I did not agree with them, I could, more or less, get lost. Also apparently, it's my loss as no other venue offers the same service. Based on the service I got however that can only be to my gain. I'm glad no details were provided or else I'd be arguing about all the various cancellation policies and subsequent charges that abound on his website. Wonder why he needs so many? TC London.
People with this level of arrogance are not welcome here as their attitude spoils it for others who are here for a relaxed - NO ATTITUDE - time, and that is why this customer was told to - basically - 'sling his hook' and go elsewhere.
In order to protect my other guests from that kind of attitude, I do refuse people and although it is very unusual and very rare, it does happen and I am not afraid to spoeak up.
Sounds lilke the perfect birthday to me, restful and dinner with friends. I'm the same do not drink if so maybe a glass of red wine, sip slowly. Gald you are having good weather. The weather is gorgeous here in Alabama, storms tomorrow though but a beautiful weekend ahead. We are blessed that you were born! Thank you for your contribution to society. Cheers to you!!! Michael
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John: I had to write and tell you how I admire your commitment to people. Your drive is unconditional. I was so impressed with my visit to Hamilton Hall and I felt bad at not saying something at the time. I find you and what you offer to be inspiring. After meeting you, I feel there is some hope for mankind after all. Terry
Wow what a web site. Looking for a place to stay - got caught in reading and many hours later - exhausted, went to bed. Love your weekly campaign John. What a deep and meaningful man you are. So good to see in a world full of shallow people. I voted for the police thing yesterday as I see you did. Wonder how many others couldn't be bothered. I shall book and come and stay soon. Ian. Glasgow.
John, Anytime you feel the negative aspects of others just remember all the good you have done for others and the community. People will always be critical and try to place their own issues on us. You have proven to many that your heart and soul is in the right place. Have a fun and enjoyable Sunday.
Hi. Found you while surfing. Great web site. Good stuff and so much info to educate. Wish there was something like it here in France. Gay scene here is strange and unfriendly. Must visit you soon. Gerald. Paris.
Hamilton Hall in the snow - and while we rarely get snow here in Bournemouth, with the weather changing - we have had a couple of times in the last few years where everything looks so lovely under a blanket of white and it only lasts a day or two.
John. Thanks for the free stay. After I was ill while staying with you, you offered a couple of extra days to recover and thankyou for that. It was my own fault - I overdosed on Viagra ( all on my own I will point out ) and thought I was having a heart attack. After you rushed me to the hospital and after speaking to the doctors I remembered I had taken 2 of the little blue pills. I mentioned this to the doctor and he basically had very little time for me after that. Saying I would get over it and not to be so stupid as to take so much in future. They monitored me for the day and when I came home, I was embarrased to tell you. Not sure how you guessed - but thankyou for not thinking me dumb. It was foolish. Your compassion and time spent with me was greatly appreciated as I did feel groggy. I have learned a powerful lesson. Steven.
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