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Wessex Hotel

West Cliff Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EU, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came to Bournemouth for the air show as we had never been before. Our room was clean and very comfortable with a large bathroom with shower over the bath. We found the staff very helpful and all spoke English. A pathway opposite the hotel lead down to the town and beach. we dined in the hotel a couple of... More 

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london
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Usually have an excellent time in Bournemouth, however this time could not have been any worse. Firstly,we dined at the Italian restaurant, the food was good, however, I asked the waiter for some pesto with my meal and the waiter looked at me blankly as if it didn't exist. The restaurant was cramped and noisy. The room was a totally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our room was very clean and was very spacious. Coffee making facilities in the room and toiletries in the bathroom. The breakfast was excellent and we could have as much as we wanted. We would definitely recommend this hotel to travellers

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Wessex Hotel was a nice hotel, a little dated but the location is its best feature. The room was a comfortable size and the bathroom was large, we did however have several holes in the towels. Breakfast was ok, nothing to shout about and the plates were EXTREMLEY hot! I had to wrap several tissues around the rim of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Didn't enjoy this hotel at all when we first arrived we had to wait 10 minutes before being seen, then the receptionist pointed to were we had to found our room, First night the bed was horrible and uncomfortable, the next day had really bad backache, First morning we had breakfast it tasted like microwaved food just horrible I've never... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We at present sitting in our room about to check out of this truly awful hotel !! We have stayed in many hotels and bed and breakfasts all over the UK and Europe this being the worst !!! We arrived to find we had been put in a non smoking room that was dark small and stunk of cirgeratte smoke... More 

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Northants, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a long weekend at The Wessex again and this time we booked an extra night from the Sunday to the Monday at a deal rate - thank you for that. People are right in what they say regarding the decor and that the hotel is in need of refurbishment however these things all take time and I believe... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price the place was brilliant. The reception is stunning and the rooms, even if they are a bit dated were very clean and tidy. Pool was good as well, again very clean. Breakfast was good also. Very loud floor boards so can hear everyone walking past the room. Just a five minute walk from beach and centre. Perfect!... More 

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Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter & her husband recently spent just one night at the Wessex which happened to be our daughter's 40th Birthday. As I live abroad and unable to be there I wanted something to let my daughter know I was thinking of her on such as special day. A few days before their stay I telephoned the hotel & to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights to visit relatives in the area. As it was weekend during school holidays it was rather pricey and considering that not a great deal. Our room was fine, the beda bit too soft for our taste and had a huge bathroom. Unfortunately the bathroom door did not lock nor shut. Having mentioned this to the staff... More 

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Paul C, Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Gerda L, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay overall. Apologies that your door could not be fixed, we do not have maintenance on site on weekends and can only call someone out for emergencies. We are one of the cheapest full service hotels in Bournemouth so I assure you that you got a... More 

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