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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 4 days ago
Trevor A Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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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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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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London
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3 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Ryde, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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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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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We spent a few early summer days at the Rothesay. The location is very good; backing on to Highcliffe Castle and a very pleasant nature trail that runs along the cliff top to Mudeford and has a path down to the beach. Breakfast was freshly cooked with a good range. The owners and their team were helpful. Local eating out... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed at this establishment for one night in a twin room. The room was set in an annexe adjacent to main building surrounding a large patio area. The room was well equipped with furniture, tv, and kettle. The beds were very comfortable and there were ample electrical sockets. The shower room was small leaving little room for manoeuvre and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My family and I visited Highcliffe for my dad's birthday so my mum booked the rooms. Understandably they had the last remaining superior room and myself and my husband a standard. However the £8 monetary difference between the two rooms was far different to the difference in standard. We arrived slightly early to the hotel after travelling from London and... More

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Redman2005, Owner at The Rothesay Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the trouble to review the Rothesay. However, I wish that you had spoken to us whilst you were actually here if you had any complaints. We could have addressed them and made your stay more comfortable. The room in question I admit is a small room which is why it is our lowest priced room. It... 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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