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Menzies Carlton Hotel

East Overcliff, Bournemouth BH1 3DN, England
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Ranked #41 of 73 Hotels in Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Amanda M London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After dropping in to the Carlton Hotel to enquire about hiring a room for our forthcoming wedding reception we were met with fabulous staff who did everything they could to assist. The event rooms, accommodation and location were all perfect and an hour later we came away delighted to have booked the venue. The staff we met are an absolute... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would have rated it 3.5 but a few drawbacks. Upon arrival ordered sandwhiches from room service, after 20mins they rang saying they had no beef - why so long. Our balcony was in fact shared and other guests could see into our room. Expensive drinks in cocktail bar £16.70 for 2 tia marias and 2 coffees. Finally unexpected charge of... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My parents and mother-in-law have just arrived to stay at the hotel. They went down to get dinner at the restaurant, and was greated with 2 sets of families leaving in disgust. My family were given a piece of paper with a choice of a few items, but with the price of £30pp. They asked for the a la carte... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently got married here, and wanted to write a review to tell everyone just how special a hotel this is, and just how friendly and helpful all the staff were! We were made to feel so special by the hotel, and it's sister hotel next door, the East Cliff Court, it felt like home for the time we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely stay and lovely staff we stayed for one night. My mum and dad had a lovely size room and myself my partner and my son had a big family room. We couldn't of asked for more. The outdoor pool was heated. And the breakfast was lovely you could eat what you wanted

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at lunchtime but our room was ready. The room was very spacious, old fashioned in some ways but very comfy beds and nice TV. The hotel was right on the cliff top overlooking the sea. The zigzag path to the beach was 50 yards away as was the lift to the beach. The hotel had a wonderful outdoor... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for one night - on Sunday 5th July 2015 in room 317, which afforded extraordinarily beautiful views of the sea even whilst lying on the bed! I slept soundly with the window open, no doubt assisted by the gently rolling of the waves against the shore below. The Carlton is a great hotel in an idyllic setting. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we stayed had a amazing sea views, was spacious, clean and the decoration was to my taste. The swimming pool was small but good. The dinner at the restaurant was good enough, quite expensive but great atmosphere. The breakfast was quite simple with hot food, bread, yoghurt and some fruits.

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

This hotel is situated in a great location on the East Overcliff, with fabulous views of the sea and coastline. Reception staff were very friendly but restaurant and bar staff less so. The room was big and had all the amenities but was very dated. No air conditioning and the window didn't stay open. A helpful maintenance man came to... More 

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Kent,UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is in need of refurbishment; my first impression of our room was that it looked quite jaded. I must commend generally high standard of cleanliness and we could see that staff have done the best they can to make the room attractive. Fault with magnetic room key which took almost two days to sort out and guests had to... More 

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