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Menzies Carlton Hotel

East Overcliff, Bournemouth BH1 3DN, England
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Ranked #37 of 71 Hotels in Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our second visit to this hotel and once again we had a very enjoyable stay. Room was spacious, clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was good and plentiful and on both evenings we ate in the bar area and found the food to be of a good quality, very tasty and good value for money. The hotel is ideally... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

i booked a spa treatment & cream tea for myself & my daughter as part of her birthday presents. The spa was very good and then we went to Fredrecks Bar for the cream tea. We ordered the tea and waited for ages. After about 25 mins it arrived, 2 lovely scones, clotted cream & strawberry jam but no tea.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here on 21st March after attending a wedding. The hotel itself was nice, clean and is at a great location. The only issue I have is the breakfast, it was nice but not worth £14.95 per person!! The rate was confirmed to me by the hotel desk when I checked out, after advising them that I booked through... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this hotel with Superbreak as had a voucher to use up. The position of the hotel is excellent being a two minute walk to the beach and a fifteen minute downhill walk to the restaurants and shops. Room was oversized but very dated and tatty around the edges. Bathroom was also oversized and again dated and tatty. The bathroom... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, the internet connection is awful. If you need access to the internet for work, forget it. The rooms are a good size, but everything is very outdated. The staff, although very nice, are simply inefficient. During my 4 night stay, they didn't get anything right. Overall, it was a rather frustrating experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a spa day & cream tea package deal through Elite Living for me and two friends. There were some initial issues when booking as when I called up the member of staff didn't note down my booking properly, but when I popped into the hotel to sort it out the spa staff were very apologetic & friendly. When... More 

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is in an excellent position on the sea front and just a few minutes walk from the town centre.I took a coach tour there on the 16th of March 2015 and all the staff were absolutely fantastic apart from the dining room manager called Mario he seemed to take a dislike to us from the outset and in... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just returned from a four night stay at this hotel and would definitely return. The rooms and beds are huge and comfortable, plenty of power in the shower. Only thing missing was an in-room safe. The hallways do creak, so do the floors above our room, but it is an old hotel, and not too... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 4 month old daughter for our 1st break. We booked a family room (129) which was basically 2 rooms joined together by a shot corridor . Well appointed, clean and perfect for us. We had room service for dinner 1 night which was tasty. Breakfast was £10 each buffet style , plenty of choice and enjoyable .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to Bournemouth yearly for bar-billiards and stay in another hotel - this time we didnt book til late and there was no room - so we stayed at the Carlton - (I had always wanted to). On arrival I asked if there were any upgrades and we received a sea view double room - of which the king... More 

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