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The Cliffeside

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
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Ranked #33 of 71 hotels in Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sitting slightly to the east of the centre of Bournemouth, but only a short uphill walk from the Pier. A nice, well maintained hotel, with spacious bedrooms. We only stayed one night, but the lower floor restaurant and selection of cooked breakfast items finished off a relaxing stay. Check-in early to take advantage of the hotel's free but limited parking,... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are staying in room 363 tonight you are in for a treat.... Broken shower, a toilet that barely flushes and a window that is so broken it will swing open violently and give you goose bumps in the night!!! Plus your walls will shake all night long from the lift behind the wall!!!! ...but don't worry I got... More

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High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three nights there and were very pleased. My son had his heart set on chicken curry and the bar did a lamb dish on the menu with chicken instead and really saved the day. The entertainment was huge fun too - the Carpentones who sang many catchy songs mostly from the 60s and 70s. We'll certainly be back.

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review. We do pride our self on go the extra mile when it makes all the difference to your holiday experience. Please make sure you return at a later date. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager More

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this Hotel in January after very good Family get together last year .Rooms for 5 booked for another Family break for April this year.,rang day before arrival to make sure elderly partially sighted relative could have same room on first floor. Informed we were being moved to sister Hotel, on arrival we asked for explanation,they said a group was... More

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. Sorry you were disappointed on this occasion . We do cater for large groups who do take up sole occupancy of the Hotel on this occasion they increased there allocation which meant we had to allocate your rooms to our sister Hotel. We do however endeavour to contact guests in this situation. Please I... More

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

I stayed at the Cliffeside in March/April 2014 as part of a five day package coach holiday aimed at over 55s. My room was adequate it had a double bed although I was a solo occupant, and the bathroom was bright, clean and airy. The food was plentiful and delicious, with plenty of choice. There was entertainment, which may have... More

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thanks Val Woodward for you review. I am please that you had an enjoyable stay with us here at The Cliffside .I will pass on all your positive comments to the relevant departments as this means a lot and is a great boost to all staff involved . I have also taken you other comments on board and will action... More

Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a room for one night at the very last minute which was a great deal. The room was an adequate size but the en-suite was very spacious. The hotel staff were more than helpful and the cooked breakfast was very good. There was also cereal and toast so plenty to choose from. The only downside is the parking which... More

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Very please you enjoyed your short stay with us here at the Cliffeside. Maybe next time you would stay longer and take in more of what Bournemouth has to offer. More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for a funeral with others, having booked and paid for 3 rooms a week in advance. We were also meeting others who were staying at the hotel who had travelled from other parts of the country. After a 5 hour journey, at reception, we were told we were being transferred to one of their sister hotels which meant... More

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Mags-n-bubs I am shocked and feeling quiet taken back by the vicious remarks concerning your booking with Oceana Hotels. I fully appreciate you had booked the Cliffeside due to attending the funereal held within this hotel but due to an increase in a group staying at that time we had to transfer some bookings to our sister hotel which in... More

Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a three night stay direct with the hotel as we were coming to Bournemouth for a concert at the BIC on the Saturday night. The first room we were offered was tiny with a small sea view window (we had paid extra for the sea view) the girl on reception did offer us another room above the ballroom... More

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Mitchell S, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you think about your stay and how we can improve. You are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. Trevor Cornish Opps Manager More

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were very pleased with this break! We did however find the parking rather poor. Made worse by the fact that I am partially disabled, never the less we coped. We found the meals, were very good, a good selection at dinner, and very well presented and cooked. Compliments to the chef!. We were placed on a... More

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Mitchell S, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you think about your stay and how we can improve. You are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. Trevor Cornish Opps Manager More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to The Cliffeside team for making our party a success. We had organised a lunch and were blessed with a fantastic sunny day. The veranda from the ocean view suite it's quite a find and simply stunning, overlooking the sea. Menu options were super - something for everyone, Food was good & plentiful and everyone had fun. Staff... More

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Mitchell S, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Your business is very important to us and we value your feedback. By telling us what you think about your stay and how we can improve. You are helping us deliver a superior experience for you and other guests in the future. Trevor Cornish Opps Manager More

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Additional Information about The Cliffeside

Also Known As:
The Cliffeside Hotel Bournemouth
The Cliffeside Hotel
Cliffside Hotel Bournemouth
Cliffeside Hotel
Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#21 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#35 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cliffeside 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fantastic Bar and Terrace overlooking Bournemouth's beautiful coastline. Superb Swimming Pool with sun loungers and modern outdoor seating. Brilliant new bar menu launched, serving a great selection of Fresh Salads, Light Meals and HOMEMADE BURGERS. An excellent location for a comfortable stress free break in Bournemouth. ... more   less 
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