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Cliff House Hotel

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   13 Belle Vue Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #30 of 149 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to the recommended Cliff House Hotel for a long weekend. I arrived to find a lovely reception and a fantastic bar which lead out to more seating and a wonderful garden. Our room was large and the beds were very comfortable. The best part was the food, bar food, Sunday lunch and filling snacks from the bar. I... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cliff House hotel styles itself as a "boutique hotel" and the prices appear to match their aspirations. The rooms are in the process of all being upgraded but ours was comfortable and clean. A reservation was the shower that really did not work very well because only a small amount of water was delivered slowly but the manager did apologise... More

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Middlesex, UK
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travel to the Bournemouth area quite frequently, and finding my usual hotel busy, selected Cliff House based on the fact it was highly recommended. Even so, I was still amazed by the fantastic service that the staff offered. When I arrived, i was warmly welcomed, and luggage whisked from my car to my room whilst I enjoyed a glass... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at the Cliff House and had a very enjoyable stay. The room was of an excellent standard and the whole place is extremely well kept and tastefully furnished and decorated. Great location handy for the beach. Staff are very attentive and you get the sense that the managment team care that people have a nice stay -... More

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London, England
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cliff House Hotel was recommended by friends who had been there, I went for the weekend with my Sister, what a delightful setting, We were impressed by the helpful and friendly staff, the cleanliness, but above all the great food and location, great Bar and Garden area to sit and relax with friends. It was just 10 minutes walk to... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with some friends I went to the hotel for a birthday afternoon tea. It was a nice day so could sit in the garden to enjoy the wonderful sandwiches, cakes, stunning scones & Dorset clotted cream. We also had cocktails, which were lovely. I definitely want to go back & want to go for Sunday dinner soon..

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

We look forward to your next visit - Sunday Lunches are very popular so don't forget to book! More

Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined friends for cream tea and cocktails at the Cliff House in Southbourne last weekend and spent a wonderful leisurely afternoon in the garden, enjoying the delicious sandwiches and scones, accompanied by a range of cocktails. The staff were friendly, attentive and made sure that our glasses were rarely empty, making the afternoon an extremely a memorable event. As... More

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

Delighted that you enjoyed you visit. Cocktail evenings are in full swing on Thursday evenings, we hope you will join us again soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a weekend so that we could attend a local christening - we only wished we had more time to relax at Cliff House! Really welcoming staff who were very keen to please and really attractive hotel. Genuinely a lovely place and we will definitely be staying here again. Lovely bar area and a very tasty full... More

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

Delighted to have you stay and so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. More

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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed a very enjoyable afternoon with 'Champagne afternoon tea' in the garden at the newly opened Cliff House in Southbourne. The staff were really welcoming and friendly, and showed us around the newly decorated lounge, bar and restaurant (which are all tastefully decorated to a high standard). They mentioned they are introducing cocktail evenings - so a return... More

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

Our Cocktail Evenings are in full swing so please do join us on Thursday's More

Southbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed the Cliff House a few times already, just with my husband, with family and with our children. The food was really good, well thought out, good selection of drinks, although my husband would prefer draft! The decor is lovely and the outside seating and space is lovely. The staff were friendly and very accomodating... we were shown... More

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

Thank you and we welcome all our local residents for drinks and food, we are open to non residents at all times. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More

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Address: 13 Belle Vue Road | Southbourne, Bournemouth, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cliff House Hotel 3.5*
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Cliff House Hotel is a unique, must-stay destination for anyone who wants to truly experience the beauty and history of the Dorset coastline. Nestled in the idyllic town of Southbourne, a relaxed yet still bustling location not far from lively Bournemouth, it's the perfect location to soak up the natural richness of the South.With the stunning New Forest, the exclusive beaches of Sandbanks and the dramatic Jurassic Coast just a short drive away, there is no better place to base yourself while in Bournemouth.Cliff House Hotel enjoys a warm atmosphere with a fusion of interior design styles blending historic charm with modern refinement. When you walk through our doors you'll feel immediately at home, leaving you at ease to enjoy everything we have to offer. Our charming boutique hotel is managed by an award-winning team, dedicated to offering guests a professional service. Our large landscaped garden, terrace and bright indoor lounge area lend themselves perfectly to enjoy a relaxing breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea and all have the warm atmosphere that we've become so well known for. Also open to non-residents, our bar and lounge area has a warm and gently bustling atmosphere and serves delicious food from 10am to 9pm ... more   less 
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