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The Cliffeside

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
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Ranked #36 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
AndyDaviesmd Chichester, United Kingdom
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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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Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a last minute break at this hotel almost by accident. An online website stated that there were rooms in their sister hotel, The Cumberland, but upon calling the hotels booking line, there wasn't any room but we were offered a room in The Cliffeside and promised it was the same standard as they were both 3* hotels. When... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First impressions unfortunately were not fantastic; the receptionist on shift when we checked in was about as un-welcoming as you can get. It might not have been picked up by some guests, but having worked as a receptionist myself for over 4 years and currently working as a Duty Manager in a hotel it was very noticeable to me. After... More

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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a lovely location for a hotel, overlooking the sea and within a short walk of the path down to the beach. It is around 15 mins' walk from the town centre, serviced by a bus route if necessary. I noticed that the hotel is especially popular with older guests, who appeared to form the majority of the clientele.... More

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cornwall
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed at the cliffside and I must say it was lovely, I had a lovely room with side sea view. It was fully booked but it didnt appear over busy at any time.breakfast was super very fresh and you just helped yourself, full english fruit etc. There was a 24 hr reception available which was great as... More

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

Good value and will go again. Food, service, staff, prices, view and everything else all excellent. But double room was small. Staff were polite and helpful. Breakfast offered choices and was excellent.

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Tcornish, General Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

GeradM479 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Cliffeside Hotel. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us and found many aspects of the stay pleasing. Our rooms are all different in size, shape and style so I apologise your room was on the smaller side. But I am happy to see this... More

Lichfield
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location by the beach, but a little tired inside. The hotel seems as if it's due a refurbishment, although it's nothing terrible. That said, my bed was that soft it felt like I was sleeping in quicksand! Breakfast was included and was great - a full English breakfast is available, along cereal, toast, fruit, yoghurt, etc. The beach is... More

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ManagerGleneagles, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thanks for your review . I am a little confused as to what you think need to be done !!. But on the whole you seem to have enjoyed your stay. Had you seen reception something may have been done about your bed , we do try to rectify issues guests have . Hope to see you in the future.... More

Benidorm
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Well,just a short story,stayed @Cliffeside Bournemouth in 2011,wonderful,staff very helpful,got married 2014,went back to Cliffeside,nothing was too much to ask,every staff member,even the cleaners were polite,& even if there was a problem,they would try thier best to sort it out straight away. Their is a restaurant on the lower ground overlooking the pool,the breakfast & evening meals are first class,the... More

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Tcornish, General Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

FinestratKing What a lovely glowing review, thank you so much for your support and taking the time to leave your comments. We always work hard to ensure that every guest is looked after and enjoy their stay with us at the Cliffeside. I hope you will return to us in the near future where I am sure you will be... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We booked in for a long weekend in June. We were impressed at the price and although the rooms were a bit dated they were clean. Breakfast was pleasant and the staff were friendly and helpful. Lovely views of the sea and a short walk to the pier.

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Tcornish, General Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Katy B Thank you for the short yet sweet review about your time with us at the Cliffesdie. We are currently going through a refurbishment programme on the bedrooms which will make a huge difference on our bedroom stock. I hope you will visit us again soon! Best wishes More

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

When my friends and I were looking for a hotel we were looking for somewhere in a good location and for a good price. The hotel is about 20 minutes from the town centre. The room I stayed in was a family one and was perfect for a group of three friends. We had a bed each an en-suite and... More

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you Tom B for you review. Please you and your party enjoyed your stay with us . Bournemouth has plenty to offer both day and night. Do hope that you will consider staying with us again soon. Russell Carley General Manager More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Lovely hotel and a great location on the seafront would definitely stay there again and the breakfast was really nice with a good choice staff are friendly and helpful and the stay was even better because the sun was out for the 3 days we were there

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Tcornish, Manager at The Cliffeside, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant review. Hope to see you again in the future. Russell Carley General Manager More

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Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cliffeside 3*
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Cliffside Hotel Bournemouth

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#6 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
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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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