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Cliff House Hotel

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4.0 of 5
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13 Belle Vue Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth, England
Cliff House Hotel
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Ranked #36 of 150 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights at Cliff House in Southbourne near Bournemouth in July - I was blown away by the welcome and great service. The food was excellent - clearly the chef has been trained to a high standard and it appears that Jason Atherton is a part owner of the hotel. The wine was served by a knowledgeable and friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch today in the Clifton Room with 20 friends and the food was terrific and the staff couldn't have been friendlier. Big thumbs up for the Risotto and the Salmon Salad and, as for the chocolate pudding, it shouldn't be allowed! Nice atmosphere in the bar and if the background music was slightly quieter it would be well-nigh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the Cliff House Hotel for a birthday get together with a friend. .We decided to have lunch 'al fresco ' as it was a rare sunny day. First impressions really do count; as on arrival the staff were very friendly and smiley (which I love)..In particular a young man called Paul went the extra mile to make my birthday... More 

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Bournemouth, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the hotel for a friends christening and the setting was great, we enjoyed tea and scones outside and then sat inside in the lovely bar area afterwards. We thought the hotel and staff were great and decided to go the following weekend taking some other friends for a coffee/cake after recommending it however... it took up to 40... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed a weekend at this hotel and was not disappointed. Was beautiful. Staff were fabulous. Food very good and plenty of it. Room was comfortable (if a little small) and quiet. Within a few minutes walk to the beautiful beach. Looking forward to another visit. I highly recommend. :)

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Cliff_house2014, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and comments and we were delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, we look forward to you returning and being able to welcome you back. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointing food. A beautiful bar area and service; the staff are lovely, attentive and friendly, you could not fault them. We decided to have dinner in the dining room. A thin steak with a few fat potato chips and a bunch of lettuce plus sauce for just under eighteen pounds arrived. No way was this meal worth it, it... More 

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Cliff_house2014, Owner at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

We were sorry to hear of your recent experience in our Dining room, I hope that this was mentioned to the GM while you were there as he may have been able to assist with an alternative option. We hope that you might re consider and allow us to show you how good our food offering is. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel extremely clean lovely decor . We had a free upgrade a very nicely decorated room with comfortable bed good facilities robes etc provided . Location quiet with off road parking . Ideally situated for a walk of 3.5 miles to bournouth . Breakfast was tasty and presented well .

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Cliff_house2014, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your comments and we hope you will visit us again in the near future. More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't stay at this hotel but found details of its restaurant at the B&B we stayed in a short distance away. We were greeted by the charming bar manager Claudio Sammartino; who that evening was also our waiter the restaurant was very quiet but did not lack atmosphere due to the lovely decor setting non intrusive background music and Claudia's... More 

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Cliff_house2014, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and delighted that you enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Oxford
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I stayed here last weekend with my two young children (and another family) and had the loveliest weekend. It was a slight concern to me that this hotel appeared (from their website) to be more suited to couples than families, but as a friend had recommended it, we gave it a try. My concerns dissipated on arrival as we were... More 

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Cliff_house2014, Owner at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

We were all so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We enjoy families staying and will consider a special menu for smaller guests. We look forward to welcoming you again. More 

England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I booked this as a last minute break away for me and my partner. First impressions were good, as half an hour after I booked a room online I had a call from Tim the manager to explain how there was a motor festival on during the weekend we had booked. This was very helpful and much appreciated as we... More 

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Cliff_house2014, Manager at Cliff House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Cliff House Hotel and pleased that we were able to address any small issues that arose. We would be delighted to welcome you again. More 

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