We provide a basic hostel / backpackers service, with a sixteen bed capacity spread across two dormitories ( one of 10 and one of 6). There are shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Beds can be booked singly, or rooms booked en bloc. Clean bedlinen is provided, and towels can be hired at a small cost. Check -in can be up to 11.00pm. There is all - night, 24 hour access once checked in.
Directions : By car: From Bournemouth take Christchurch Road towards Christchurch. From Christchurch, take Christchurch Road towards Bournemouth. The Bar / Restaurant / Hostel is on the main road just to the east of the pedestrianised area at central Boscombe. Car parking is available to the rear via Haviland road. Take a right turn down thepassage by the dance school. By rail: Pokesdown station is on Christchurch Road. Turn right out of the station and walk towards Boscombe cetre. We are on the right just before the pedestrianised road. From Bournemoth rail station, take any bus to 'the square' (a short hop) and then a 1a, 1b or 1c to Boscombe. We are right outside the stop after Boscombe bus station.
If you need to be collected from the local Airport this can be arranged with The Lazy Shark for GBP -1.00.
There is car parking available at The Lazy Shark
This hostel has the following facilities
Luggage room facilities are available at The Lazy Shark. To use this service is GBP -1.00. It may be worth considering this as it will help ensure your luggage is kept safe during your stay.
You can enjoy a breakfast at The Lazy Shark for just GBP 3.50. What better way to start your day of exploring Bournemouth
The Lazy Shark offers Fresh Linen hire for just GBP 0.00. So you spend more of your time enjoying what Bournemouth has to offer with out the worry of doing loads of washing...
The Lazy Shark has no curfew so you can come and leave as you please.
There are hot showers available 24 hours a day.
About the accommodation
Onedormitory of 10 bunks and one of 6 bunks. There is a shared bathroom with shower and a fully fitted kitchen. The accommodation is unapologetically basic but clean and secure.
About the location
The Lazy Shark 682-684 Christchurch Road Boscombe Bournemouth Dorset BH7 6BT The Lazy Shark is on Christchurch Road, just off the main High St and close to the bus station. Pokesdown rail station is only a few minutes walk away. Just a few minutes walk from the fantastic beaches, Boscombe pier and the infamous surf reef, we are also ideally situated for public transport into Bournemouth or Christchurch. Buses run 24 hours a day and only take ten minutes from right outside our door. For gig-goers, the O2 Academy is only two minutes' walk away, while excellent local transportlinks get you to Poole, Sandbanks, Swanage and Weymouth, as well as Salisbury and the New Forest.
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