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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

0.1 km from Bournemouth centre
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30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

A lovely hotel in an ideal location not far from Bournemouth Beach, the Bic and an 15 minute or so walk into the heart of Bournemouth (wear sensible shoes as a steep hill down!) Food was lovely, staff are friendly and helpful, pool and sauna very relaxing. Rooms are clean and comfortable, I think it is the luck of the...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your "Lovely" review Hannah - if you look below you will see the approximate sizes of all our room types for future reference. Hopefully your usual hotel will be booked up and we'll get to see more of you!! Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2015

This is a lovely clean hotel. Was in the annex part of the hotel this time. Room was slightly small but good enough for a weekend break. The staff were wonderful as usual. We ate at Blakes restaurant in the hotel, which was excellent, highly recommended. The portions I am glad to say are slightly larger than last year and...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted to note your stay was even better this time around Gayle - many thanks for your 5 star review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the...

Solihull
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Second stay at the Connaught, cannot fault the hotel or staff. Looking forward to our next stay. Excellent facilities and location. Special mention of Maitre 'd and staff in Blakes. Service and food excellent . Used the pool and sauna . Very pleasant very clean, All in all we had a wonderful relaxing break.

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Nicki and his team in Blakes were delighted to get a mention Tortola and we all thank you for your "Perfect" review. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book...

jersey
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Stayed here one Saturday night on a weekend break to Bournemouth. Good central location and still in a quiet area. Looks beautiful from the outside with all the ivy and also nice inside with a friendly welcome on reception. Our room was on the small side but was bright and modern with everything we needed. It was also really hot...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us Kathy and thank you for taking the trouble to write such a nice review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee...

Brighton
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Myself and my family and wedding party stayed at the Connaught from weds 27th to Saturday 30th May for our wedding which took place at a nearby venue. I would say around 30 people were accommodated at the hotel and we really could not have asked for more. Everyone's room was great and the service in the bars/restaurants could not...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

We were all delighted to play such an important part in your big day Hollie and we wish you both good luck and every happiness for the future. Thank you so much for your fabulous review which was truly appreciated by everyone here. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive...

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

This hotel is very good. Our room was very clean and tidy, and the bathroom was the same, which is always good. Very little noise from neighbouring rooms, slight noise from the outside dining area while breakfast preparation was underway (around 7am) but we found this a minimal disturbance, but may be worth considering for some travellers. The full English...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Katrina for your lovely review and we were pleased to note that the little issues were dealt with most efficiently. Hope to see you again soon. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking...

Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Stayed here on a business trip to the area. The hotel, as many in Bournemouth are at this time of year, was mainly occupied by holiday makers, and is very conveniently placed for the beach (a 400m walk). There is off street parking, although some of the spaces were narrow and some of the guest parking poor! The staff were...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Book direct with the hotel next time Dave, breakfast is only £6 when booked on-line!! Many thanks for your review and hopefully we'll have the pleasure of your company once more. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal...

Sunninghill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Our 5th visit and gets better every time. Excellent service. Looking forward to next visit. Excellent bus service no.24 on main road next to hotel road. Very helpful staff. Good food and drinks in restaurant.

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks Kevin for your excellent review and delighted to know it won't be your "Last Visit"!!! Until the next time.... Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us yet again. David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 -...

Bolton
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Unable to book main hotel but we were very satisfied with our weeks stay in the Lodge. Staff are fantastic. Excellent location, we ate at Blakes twice are each time enjoyed the meal. Breakfast very good, buffet served which is an excellent idea & everything was so freshly cooked. Clean, modern, would definitely recommend this hotel

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Patricia for your "Fantastic" 5 star review and we look forward to a return visit. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest...

Wimborne
Reviewed 13 June 2015

A lovely comfortable hotel within walking of the town. The room was large and the bed very comfortable indeed. The en suite bathroom was spacious with plenty of hot water. This was our second visit and we will certainly being coming again. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Thank you for a lovely weekend. ..

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

It was our pleasure Tonyis - good to see you again and thank you for your "Excellent" review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices...

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  • Spa
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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 

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Address: 30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: €91 - €197 (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 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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