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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for business trip. Staff were very welcoming and accommodating. Excellent breakfast and spa facilities, short walk (straight down the road to the beach). Would definitely recommend. The only downside I found was a lack of air con system in my room, which was very hot. However the weather has been exceptionally hot and fans were provided in rooms.... More

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Bedford
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel, service from all staff was exceptionally high, cleanliness 100%, comfy beds, immaculate linen and bathroom. Breakfast is fantastic, plenty of it, always piping hot. Will recommend to all, gym, sauna and beautiful swimming pool and relaxing lounge and bar, it has it all. This hotel made a great holiday, thank you!

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back home after staying 3 nights at this excellent hotel. Very impressed with the service we received from all staff. Lovely rooms and breakfast. Although we did not eat in Blakes, the main restaurant, we did eat in the Brasseire, my husband had the beer battered cod and said the batter was so light and cod really fresh.... More

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

Thanks very much Sandra for your lovely review - hopefully you will get a chance next time around to try our award-winning restaurant, Blakes. Enjoy the Summer. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else... More

Pontefract, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed a while ago for a family holiday. Can't ask for more. Excellent hotel. Very lovely rooms. Very nice beds and excellent breakfast. The restaurant food was top notch at the night time also. Next time I visit Bournemouth we will stay here without hesitation. Can easily understand why this is number one for the area!

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

Delighted to read you enjoyed your stay with us so much Corbett_Shane and thank you very much for your 5 star review. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does ensure you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My partner and I stayed at The Connaught Hotel for two nights last week for a concert we were attending at the BIC. We had an extremely pleasant stay and were very impressed with the quality of the staff - their friendliness, professionalism and their enthusiasm to make sure our stay was enjoyable was without question. If I have just... More

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

I hope you enjoyed the concert as much as you did our hotel Marianne, thank you. Blakes is a double rosette restaurant and as the No 1 fine dining restaurant in Bournemouth it is well priced against its peers - try it next time, you won't be disappointed!! Best wishes and thank you again David F Miller Managing Director More... More

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

Great value for money. Comfortable rooms and great facilities in the spa area. We will definitely consider staying again. The staff were very friendly and professional. Providing an excellent breakfast and service.

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

Short, sweet and to the point - thank you so much Helnol for you super review and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it... More

Newark United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just to say we had read a lot of very good reviews on Trip Advisor so we were looking forward to our visit in July 2014. We were not disappointed, the service, staff and cleanliness you could not fault. So please keep up the good work, and we look forward to returning again in the near future. A. R. Stockley

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

Thank you very much for your "Lovely Relaxing Stay" review Guernsey and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking 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... More

surrey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really loved this hotel, from start to finish cannot fault a single thing. Check in and reception staff friendly and efficient, after a few minutes in our room received a telephone call from reception to ask if everything was ok with our room, I requested an iron and it was brought up immediately. The room and bathroom was spotlessly clean... More

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

A simply lovely review Chelsea, thank you so much - do come and see us again soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking 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 and in... More

Carshalton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best hotel in Bournemouth. Our room was well appointed with a balcony overlooking the car park and towards the town. The leisure club in the basement was also excellent with a good size pool, hot tub, steam room and sauna. The staff and level of customer service was impeccable and made you feel very welcome. There is... 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 too Malcom, thank you very much for your super review. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking 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 and... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, clean rooms, good facilities, polite and friendly staff. Air conditioning would have made our stay better, although a fan was provided it did little to cool the room (in fairness the weather was very hot during our stay).

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

Many thanks for your very generous review ggm and delighted you enjoyed your short break. I'm afraid well over 90% of the hotels in Bournemouth do not have air-conditioning and we are no exception, however fans are provided in all the rooms and they are pretty effective. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now... 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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Amenities

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 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth #1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth #1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth #1 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth #1 Family 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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