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Address: Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 456 400
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Nice place for working

My company made a congress here last june and it was a nice play to work. The theatre was huge enough for us even when we where more than 1200 people. There were a lunch area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Candelaria, Spain
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Hounslow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

nice room, the manager was very helpful, but the prices were very steep and bar staff tried to overcharge on numerous occasions

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The only cheer competition I've been to where the competitors didn't have their own seats. This centre was a bit small to hold an International Cheer competition. On the other hand, the staff did an excellent job to manage the number of people and kept the main arena nice and cool.

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

Thank you for your feedback which we will pass onto the event organisers. We are pleased you felt our staff did an excellent job and that you were comfortable with the temperature in the main arena. S. Turner, General Manager More 

Candelaria, Spain
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My company made a congress here last june and it was a nice play to work. The theatre was huge enough for us even when we where more than 1200 people. There were a lunch area that was very comfortable with a lot of places to sit and was decorated really nice. I also had the opportunity to visit other... More 

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

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you found our venue to be a great place to work. We hope to welcome you back again soon to another event. S. Turner, General Manager More 

Renfrew, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was there for a cheerleading competition for the weekend,so very busy but there was ample toilets. Very convenient for local shops, restaurants and clubs.

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

Thank you for your great review and we are pleased you found the venue to be conveniently situated. Hope to see you again next year! S. Turner, General Manager More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Not a lot you can say about this really. It is a basic, quite modern theatre, perfectly functional but nothing to get excited about. Better run then the pavilion nearby but the pavilion does have more atmosphere

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

Thank you for your comments about our auditorium and sister venue, Bournemouth Pavilion. We agree they are two completely different venues each with their own charms and unique features. We hope to welcome you back soon. S. Turner, General Manager More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Attend every year in July for The DPA Summer Festival (Ballroom Dancing) taking place in The Purbeck Hall. The location is good with onsite parking, it's not far from any place in Bournemouth really. The facilities are excellent with large changing rooms and space in the hall for a large dance floor and plenty of seating.

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

Thank you for your four star review and great comments about our facilities. We hope to welcome you back again next year. S. Turner, General Manager More 

Aldershot, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Didn't have to park as stayed overnight in a hotel. Good clean toilets didn't go to the bar no can't comment on that but had good seats so good view had a fab time

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

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you had a fabulous time. We hope to welcome you back again soon S. Turner, General Manager More 

Glasgow
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Attended conference here and it has variety of spaces suitable for exhibitions and sessions. However it was very hot and stuffy in some of the smaller 'rooms'. The on site coffee shop is great but the coffee stands within the hall are not so good. The close proximity to beach means a meandering lunch is an option if you can... More 

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

We are pleased you think we are a decent conference venue and like our café facilities and location. Thank you for your feedback about our cloakroom. We will speak with event organisers about considering the arrangement of pre-booking cloakroom facilities for their delegates as part of their event planning and will pass on your comments to our team about the... More 

Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Although BIC is well signposted & easy to find, the onsite car park is clearly inadequate for the venue and was full. Generally, Bournemouth appears to be a place in which it's ridiculously difficult to find Parking. BIC itself is "stingy". It hosted Future Cheer on Jul 11th and even though our team was competing we still had to pay... More 

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

Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry you were disappointed to pay for spectator tickets and will pass this onto to the event organiser. We are currently undertaking a review of our café menu and have recently introduced local Dorset speciality teas alongside the barista style freshly ground coffee. There is free WiFi in the café and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Easy parking £12.50 for 24 hours. Lots of toilets, and always clean over the weekend. Great venue. Easy access to beach

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

Thank you for visiting us and for your great feedback – we will let the team know and hopefully see you again next year if not before. S. Turner, General Manager More 

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Additional Information about Bournemouth International Centre

Address: Exeter Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 456 400
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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