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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel at a great location with friendly staff. Nevertheless, we found the food in the brassiere to be only average, with small portions. I had a Thai green curry one night, but the flavour was very bland, with a tiny portion of rice in the middle . However, the room was excellent. We would definitely visit again but we'd...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately only stayed for one night but returning in October and February for two long weekends. Everything from start to finish was fantastic. Service, room, spa, pool and especially ALL the staff from the managers to the housekeepers. Probably the best hotel we have stayed in Bournemouth, if not ever.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Please invest in some new machines especially cardio room. The rest of the hotel is lovely but for paying gym members your machines and poor upkeep of both rooms really lets the hotel down, they need a make over too.

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Bedrooms are a little old fashion , we stayed in an executive room .. bed was comfortable , linen clean and crisp, other furniture in room was like that in my grannies house very old fashioned No bath in the bathroom so was a shower room! Leisure area considering it is a spa hotel was small , changing areas cramped...

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1Thank Sharon R
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Helpful staff,good quality food.comfotable beds and close to BIC . Has spa and swimming pool. Good choice for dining. Tea and coffee making facilities in room. Lift was a bonus. When we arrived we had a phone call from reception to enquire if all was well, a very nice touch! Great breakfast!

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I frequently work in Bournemouth, and this is my preferred choice of Hotel. The rooms are very comfortable and the standard of service is excellent throughout. The food is also high quality and reasonably priced. (The sticky toffee pudding is the best I have ever tasted).

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Connaught is very handily placed for a trip to the BIC. The hotel is ok but not brilliant which she sums up its rating. Might try somewhere else next time as there's no shortage of ok hotels locally

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful memorable stay celebrating with other family members. We were made most welcome throughout, nothing was too much trouble. Room was most comfortable and clean. Food and service was excellent. We certainly hope to visit again in future.

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BW-Connaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review bringwood, I am delighted you enjoyed your Golden Wedding Anniversary break and we forward to welcoming you back another time. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you...

Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our sixth visit in the last three years. Room was very clean and comfy .Bar meals where great value. Nicky at breakfast was superb his customer service was john lewis standard. Car parking well manageed by Maria.The pool is fantastic and the whole hotel is relaxed.

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BW-Connaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Alison, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you get the...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early and requested early check in. Took a few minutes but this was permitted and we were upgraded to a suite. We also requested a late check out and they kindly obliged with this too. Very comfy bed, small but pleasant sitting room, lovely en suite. Great breakfast, dinner was very nice too. Would certainly consider staying here again.

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Thank you for your review Tanya, I am delighted you had a "lovely relaxed stay" and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you get...

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  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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This AA 4 star BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel is Trip Advisor's No 1 Bournemouth Hotel with a magnificent spa, an award-winning double rosette restaurant and 54 beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms, including 3 junior suites, 6 executive rooms, superior, standard and single rooms, some with their own private balcony or terrace. The hotel is centrally located on the West Cliff and is less than 500m to the town centre, with all its bars, clubs and restaurants, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre, pier and beaches. Free WiFi, Free Parking and Free Membership of the Spa and Leisure Club await you. The Bluewater Spa offers 2 gymnasiums, an 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna and a beauty and 3 massage therapy suites, to include a double. After a relaxing day in the Spa enjoy a fine dinner and top class wine in our award-winning, double rosette restaurant, Blakes, where Nick Rutigliano, the Maitre d', and his team will serve you with superb food, freshly prepared by Ben Nicol, the Head Chef. The hotel was again awarded the highly coveted Silver Shield in 2013 by Green Tourism for Business for its contribution to the environment and local community. Trip Advisor has once again awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence to the Hotel, the Spa and to Blakes Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

Address: 30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: €91 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bournemouth
Bournemouth Best Western
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#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Executive Room was fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 975mickr, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As it was a special occasion and family were joining us we chose a Suite which was excellent for our purpose.”
 of 5 bubbles bringwood, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a top floor room nobody above you”
 of 5 bubbles alisonj380, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is convenient, but not suitable if you enjoy a late breakfast!!!”
 of 5 bubbles PurleyTraveller, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for a superior room in the main building, not the annex”
 of 5 bubbles KentHalfcentury, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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