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Menzies Carlton Hotel

East Overcliff, Bournemouth BH1 3DN, England
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Ranked #39 of 71 Hotels in Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is very well positioned and has a lovely afternoon tea by the sea menu offering ice cream in cones, candy floss, marshmallows scones cakes sandwiches.....however most of the menu was missing and substituted with frozen ordinary tasteless goods. Took half an hour to arrive with the tea. Tablecloth was filthy. Had to hunt out reception to bring spoons etc.... More 

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

Excellent location, great sea views from the sea view rooms. The rooms were clean and tidy and all services were as expected. The pool and spa area was good, the gym was small but functional. Opening hours for the pool and gym were shorter than I expected, particularly at the weekend, but there were only 2 people in when I... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic night with colleagues from work, food very good , great how the tables set out. Excellent service, great evening had by all. I even won a bottle of bubbly. The bar and setting of the place was lovely.

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

A truly traditional hotel with high standards and excellent ambience. Refreshing to have a hotel these days with a 'proper' lounge. The only problem is that it is often taken over by functions and unavailable for residents' use! Over the years we have stayed very often at this hotel, but our main gripe this time was the food. The breakfast... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for afternoon tea but left hugely disappointed! The food was really poor and was clearly frozen food that had been ordered in. I expected freshly made cakes but that clearly was not the case. Worse than this however was the temperature of the dining room, it was so hot everyone there was forced to walk out every few... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to the hotel for a short stay with my sister and found it to be a really enjoyable break. The hotel is clean, comfortable and welcoming. We were on a half board deal, the food was really good with both breakfast and dinner options providing varied and quality selection. Would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outdated. It is in a great location, but upon arrival, the corridor evoked images of "the Shining". The staff member who organised our room keys was slightly condescending to one of my colleagues. I obtained my key and wifi code( which sadly goes in and out like a newly wed groom). My room was old fashioned and would suit the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is outdated, it has strong 80's feeling and it needs renovation. For breakfast we bought a vouchers around £10 per person (my daughter 7 years ate for free) and it was a good value for money. Buffet has a large selection for a hot and cold food. Service was amazing very helpful. The only thing which was a bit... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 3 or 4th time visiting this hotel and it is going down hill and the rates they charge you are not re-investing it back into the hotel, my room overlooked the car park when i'd book sea view, their were no locks on the windows so had to leave valuables at reception every day, they messed up... More 

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