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The Rothesay Hotel

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   175 Lymington Rd, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
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Ranked #4 of 5 Highcliffe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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ipswich
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights at the Rothesay Hotel, we had a fantastic stay from start to finish. As a family run business they do an excellent job, always have a Hello and a smile. On our arrival we sat out in the lovely garden area with a very welcome pot of tea and scrummy cake. The breakfasts were superb with... More

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Witney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as we had a wedding in Christchurch. The room was lovely it was clean tidy and very well presented. The owner was very helpful and welcoming. we had a good nights sleep and enjoyed our stay. My only criticism is that the breakfast was not the greatest. but was more than enough to start... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a pleasant B and B which is gradually undergoing updating by the owners. Areas that have been updated have been done well. We had a large room with a four poster bed. The room is OK but would benefit from some remodelling to do justice to what could be a lovely room. Tea and cake served in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have just returned from a 3 night stay at the Rothesay and can say without a doubt its one of the best places to stay in Highcliffe/Christchurch. Michael/ Dee went out of their way to ensure our stay was perfect. Could not fault the place one bit 15 lovely well presented/modern rooms with all the facilities you need.spotlessly clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed for one Friday night when attending a wedding locally. Late decision to stay in area so only the Rothesay suite left. Booked through booking.com, we were running late on the day so went straight to the wedding and rang up to explain we would check in late (after midnight) Dee, the owner was most understanding and made arrangements... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Rothesay is one of the nicest places that we have stayed in. The rooms are beautifully decorated and all reception areas are very tastefully decorated and furnished.There is a very spacious car park. The hosts are very welcoming and friendly, and the breakfasts are excellent, with a great choice of freshly cooked and locally sourced produce. The Rothesay is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Needed b&b before a business meeting and found the Rothesay on the internet - looked great so I took chance - well it was only one night - amazed at the hotel facilities standards and welcome. Great room garden aspect clean and tidy decent shower plenty of water pressure. Really friendly owners made me feel welcome even just for one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights and initially drove past a couple of times due to my misunderstanding of the signage. The owners very friendly and showed us to our room which unfortunately was not in the main but out the front in the car park close to the main road, we were told that improvements were on going and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I phoned The Rothesay today to ask what time we could access our rooms( 8 in all) for my son's wedding in July and they can't find our booking. I phoned them 3 times at least last year, once to change from 7 to 8 rooms, so it's strange they now can't find it. I have read previous reports of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I only stayed for one night but I shall definitely return. On my arrival I was offered a cafetiere of excellent coffee with a huge slice of cake to enjoy either in the lounge or outside in the sunshine. Nice way to be welcomed. The hotel was beautiful. The area downstairs was spacious and very nicely decorated, you could tell... More

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Address: 175 Lymington Rd, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Christchurch > Highcliffe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Rothesay Hotel 4*
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