West Bay is next door to the Silver How Hotel and opposite the Bournemouth Sands Hotel, so a bit of coming and going from coaches.
I suppose the first thing to mention is there are quite a lot of stairs to get up to Flat 2 which wouldn't have been an issue except my mother has arthritis in her back and so we were lugging a wheelchair up there every day plus my daughter's pushchair. If you are in a similar situation then look around for a ground floor flat - it sounds obvious but we weren't expecting that many steps and quite steep too.
The flat itself is cosy, comfortable, clean and has everything a family would need, all the basics. It definitely isn't luxurious in any way but we weren't looking for anything flash - just a nice base. Just a few points:
- The diverter valve - to change between shower and bath - in the family bathroom is really stiff. For the first 3 days I couldn't work out how to do this at all which was a bit inconvenient as my daughter is still a... Plus