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Bournemouth International Centre

Address: Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 456 400
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Ranked #10 of 53 Activities in Bournemouth
Type: Convention Centers, Amusement
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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't eat there, catering managers are unhelpful if you need anything, very pricey for water, coffee.

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. We are sorry to read about your experience and will pass your comments onto our team for review. S.Turner, Operations and Programming Manager More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great place, superb size & location in Bournemouth as easy to get to. Stayed in a hotel right opposite too so had a great evening!

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a great evening! S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Been here before to show ect on checking before we came there was nothing on at the BIC which was disappointing for the main entertaiment venue.The pavillion had Grease the film with sing a long lyrics. What rubbish.

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. We are sorry we didn’t have any entertainment when you visited us. As a multi-purpose venue, we also host conferences and events alongside our entertainment programme and this was the case when you visited. Please visit our 'What’s On' guide on our website for a full listing of all up and coming shows... More

Long buckby
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102 reviews 102 reviews
23 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We walked into centre towards exhibition halls to be shouted at very loudly ... You can't go in there.... Forcing herself in front of us with outstretched srms....and was virtually man handled...she hadn't seen our passes... A bit overkill to say the least...no apologies...no smiles...PMT at its best..

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review and we are pleased you like the building. We were however very concerned to read about your customer service experience and would like to hear more. Should you wish us to contact you, please email your preferred contact details to entertainments@bhlive.co.uk marked for my attention and we will get in touch. S. Turner, Programming... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went to see our daughter's graduation. A really nice ceremoni, and a perfect place to arrange it. Modern and nice architecture.

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hi, Congratulations to your daughter on her graduation and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Bournemouth International Centre, S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good venue with all necessary facilities, well placed for hotels, car parking, beach, restaurants and shopping.

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We are pleased you found the Bournemouth International Centre to be a good venue and well positioned. We hope to welcome you back in the future. S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Can get a selection of sandwiches, drinks from the bar and variety of cakes, also great coffee. The centre is large but has the facility to accommodate a lot of people, very clean and modern.

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you like our catering facilities and found our venue to be very clean and modern. We hope to welcome you back in the future. S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The venue itself is ok although looking a little tired. The BU graduation ceremony was well planned and ran smoothly and reception afterwards was good. But the parking ! Pay and Display, no change £8.50 for 4 hours is terrible value ! I wouldnt mind so much if you could pay on exit since you dont always know how long... More

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review and feedback about the venue and car parking. We review our car parking charges regularly and will take your comments on board. S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
5 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Well laid out with excellent facilities, good seating and pleasant staff. Shows here are generally first class.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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335 reviews 335 reviews
44 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I booked a long time ago to see a concert at the BIC over the weekend of 1st November. We arrived at the BIC car park at just about 6-30pm to find that to park there for the concert was an additional £6-50p for 4 hours. There was a section set aside for those who had booked... More

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BHLive, Manager at Bournemouth International Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the concert however sorry you felt the prices for car parking, wine and service charges were not acceptable. We carry our regular pricing reviews, which includes comparisons with other venues, and will take your feedback on board. S. Turner, Programming and Operations Manager More

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