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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Connaught several times and it never disappoints. The staff are friendly and efficient and nothing is too much trouble for them. The hotel is very clean and the refurbished areas have the 'wow factor'. The restaurant is a very pleasant room and there is also the option of eating outside on the terrace, weather permitting.... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel has everything you need for a relaxing time away, it is beautifully decorated with modern bedrooms, spa and pool. But what makes this hotel so excellent is the wonderful service of the staff from reception to Peter at the breakfast bar, very professional and delightful, an asset to the hotel. I cant wait for my next visit to... More

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our experience of staying at the hotel on 2 separate occasions in the last few weeks, was excellent. The rooms were ok but the staff superb and the food even better. A huge shout out for Nicky and his team in the restaurant Blake's within the hotel. A class of it's own. Thanks

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very complimentary review Ian - Nicky was delighted to be mentioned is such a glowing manner. Best wishes and I look forward to seeing you again soon. David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 night, the rooms were a good size and very clean and modern. the staff were very polite and friendly, could not do enough for you. There was a good choice at breakfast and as it was sunny we ate outside. Compared to other hotels we have stayed at this one is highly recommended, we will... More

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay Krystal, thank you very much for your very kind review. Dining out in the garden is so popular and is a real treat when the sun is at its best - not much chance of that yesterday when we had flash floods!! Thankfully very rare..... Best wishes and I look forward to... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in room 58 with a balcony... Room was lovely bed was really comfortable, nice and quite which was lovely as me come for my husband birthday! Breakfast service was great sat outside for it... The staff were really friendly couldn't ask for better. And a big thank- you to Faye for great service when booking us in for... More

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

We were all delighted your husband's birthday celebrations were such a success Tracey and Faye was really pleased to get a mention - thank you from all of us. Maybe we'll see you for your birthday celebrations next time!! Best wishes and thanks again David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee... More

Brighton
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the best western plus Bournemouth for a 2 night stay for my mothers birthday . Ever since they got back they have been waxing lyrical about how fabulous it was from the room ,to the service to the restaurant . There was even a birthday card on arrival . Am delighted their trip was perfect. Thank you for... More

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequently visit Bournemouth and have stayed in a number of hotels, this has to be the best one I have stayed in. I last stayed at The Connaught about 5 years ago and it was good then, the hotel has undergone some major transformation and it's even better now. I stayed at the hotel again last week and was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would like to thank you, and your excellent team for a wonderful stay recently (7-9th June). We had stayed with you several years ago and enjoyed it then, there is no doubt we will be repeating the experience once again in the near future. We have stayed in many hotels, and it is hard to pin-point exactly why your... More

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks JES for your "Excellent" review and your comments have been widely circulated. The hotel has had a huge makeover since your last visit and I hope it met with your approval!! Nicky and his team, along with the rest of the hotel staff, are all geared to providing a top class service and that is our No 1... More

Wickford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived Monday 23rd- left Thursday 26th- we were on the 2nd floor overlooking the car park Lovely room very clean -1st class breakfast- staff were excellent- got to be honest I can't think of anything I can complain about. Ideally situated- we did not move the car- walked everywhere and used the local buses- great hotel that we booked reading... More

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

And we look forward to seeing you again Patricia. Many thanks for your lovely review and truly delighted you had such a relaxing stay. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does ensure you get the room... More

Lichfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 2 day break at last minute. Had a fantastic stay.All staff friendly nothing too much trouble. Had 2 meals in the Brasserie excellent. Breakfasts were 1st class.Spa is an excellent facility. Stayed in balcony room on 3rd floor very clean.

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay and in particular the "new look" Brasserie Claire - it's hugely popular now especially when we have our Friday Jazz nights!! Hope to see you again soon and thank you for your super review. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will... More

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Address: 30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel 4*
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Best Western Bournemouth
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth #1 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth #1 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth #1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth #2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth #2 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
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This AA 4 star BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel is Trip Advisor's #1 Bournemouth Hotel with a magnificent spa and an award-winning double rosette restaurant. Free WiFi, Free Parking and Free Membership of the Spa and Leisure Club awaits you. Centrally located on the West Cliff, the hotel is less than 500m to the town centre, with all its bars, clubs and restaurants, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre, pier and beaches. The Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club offers 2 gymnasiums, an 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna and a beauty and massage therapy suite. After a relaxing day in the Spa enjoy a superb dinner and top class wine in our award-winning, double rosette restaurant, Blakes, where Nick Rutigliano, the Maitre d', and his team will serve you with superb food, freshly prepared by the Head Chef. The hotel was again awarded the highly coveted Silver Shield in 2013 by Green Tourism for Business for its contribution to the environment and local community. The hotel has 56 beautifully decorated en suite bedrooms, including 2 junior suites, 6 executive rooms, superior, standard and single rooms, some with their own private balcony or terrace. ... more   less 
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