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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 #45 of 149 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Justine1973 Southbourne, United Kingdom
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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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Southbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Hotel has recently been refurbished and under new management. The décor is beautiful, relaxing and classy. The staff are very attentive and welcoming and you feel at home either sat in the bar or outside in the well manicured gardens. Being local I plan to visit regularly for drinks and also to sample the extensive and mouth watering menu.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I needed to find a venue, at short notice, for a company Summer Party and was elated to find the Cliff House Hotel; the garden and beautiful surroundings were perfect for this type of function. We had the Hog Roast, which was superb, followed by deserts and cheese board which were also very good. Along with the entertainment, an acoustic... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the hotel for lunch with the family and was surprised at how pretty the gardens and hotel was.we were greeted nicely and the drink order was taken, these took a while to come and were told after the food order was taken that they concentrated on the hotel guests first in the food being made, this I thought... More

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

We hope that you received our e mail reply to your experience at the Hotel, I can only apologise again for the service you received, this is not indicative of Cliff House and we were unfortunately left at short notice with just one chef for the Sunday lunch service. Kind regards More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the 'small' double room (14) and the room itself was small indeed but that was to be expected. The breakfast was very nice. The room was very clean and light however not very cool with no aircon. The wifi although able to connect to was useless (in the room). The shower was an electric power shower and... More

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

We were sorry to read your review and if you had mentioned your problems with the WiFi we would have been able to look into this immediately for you the Smart TV's have been very well received by other guests. We will most certainly look into the shower cubicle and make sure that this is resolved. Kind regards More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was instantly made to feel welcome by hospitality manager David, very friendly nothing to much bother and service was excellent, so welcoming and friendly. Hotel beautiful, room stylish and modern. Menu extensive with lots of choice. So nice I have recommended to a friend and they have booked in for next weekend. So close to the beach and has a... More

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

Thank you and we look forward to welcoming your friends to Cliff House. Please do visit again and thank you for your great review. More

Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this hotel for a short break with a friend and was made very welcome by Tim and staff. The decor is fantastic ,very classy also beautiful grounds. Our room was very comfortable , they have thought of everything,smart TV, coffee machine , and plenty of soft towels,beds really comfortable. Our breakfast was beautifully cooked and there was plenty to... More

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

We are very proud of our Dorset afternoon tea - we hope you will visit again, in the mean time we have a competition on or FB page where you could win afternoon tea and bubbles too! Thank you More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cliff House Hotel has just opened so I expected the interior to be stunning but was overwhelmed. Every tiny detail has been thought about very carefully (like the nespresso machines in the rooms!) and this was welcomingly combined with excellent service from Tim and the manager and the food was also brilliant. This boutique hotel has left a lasting impression.

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

We were delighted to read your comments on our décor - we are very proud of our attention to detail and to achieving a luxurious interior that is also welcoming and relaxing. We look hope that you will visit again. Thank you More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to me, Cliff House Hotel was an unexpected pleasure for a last minute trip to Bournemouth. Newly renovated & under new management I was advised it would be 'a relaxing spot' for my trip, and indeed it was. The staff were very accommodating & always friendly with a smile. The food was gorgeous (I booked B&B with plenty to... More

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

Thank you for your delightful comments and the insightful indication that the SMART TV may be a little complicated! We will make sure that this is adequately explained at check in. We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

last minute booking with ease via internet, first class hotel in very relaxed surroundings attention to detail outstanding and nothing was to much trouble . quality of food and service was excellent members of staff very attentive and most friendly , five star in every way would visit again and recommend to friends or family.

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

We were delighted to have you stay with us at Cliff House and thank you for your review. Hopefully we will be able to welcome you here 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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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Wheelchair access
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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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