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The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
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Ranked #35 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sister hotel to the Ocean View next door. Great afternoon teas. We highly recommend the ‘Sparkling Cream Tea, which comes with for each person; tea, round of sandwiches, scone, clotted cream, jam and cakes plus the sparkling wine – It was delicious. The hotel also does evening meals and Sunday Roast dinner and the food is excellent.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have just visited this hotel. On arrival just as well we insisted on seeing rooms before payment.As 3 single ladies, who are doing research into how well hotels respond to our requests for good rooms for single occupancy.Having to pay £135 per person BB, doesn't come anywhere near expectations. We were shown dismal, damp rooms which we rejected, but then... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a great location- only a 10 minute walk along the beach into town. On site parking with a warm, friendly, professional welcome. The decor was great fun, with clean good sized rooms. The food was exceptional, all local produce and there was a great selection for breakfast and different specials every evening in the restaurant. The bar... More

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west sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three rooms were booked but when we checked them only one was up to scratch for what we were paying. We were shown other rooms which were fine. We booked sea view rooms. Food was very good as was the presentation .Staff all very friendly.Easy to walk to beaches , ideal spot to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for 2 nights with 3 children under the age of 5. I would like to thank Tom who provided us with exceptional service from the moment we entered to the time we left. All the staff were so very friendly kids really enjoyed the stay the room was fabulous for the family very spacious. I will... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in this hotel twice and both times were great. We go to a function there once a year and the food, service and rooms were excellent. The hotel inside is beautiful and so colourful and querky. I am looking forward to staying there again next year.

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

We held our wedding reception at the Cottonwood on August 2 this year and they helped make it the best day of our lives. The staff were so accommodating and friendly - the chef was fantastic (when we went for our tasting he served it to us himself and we ate enough for four people) all the food was beautifully... More

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Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can tell the quality of a hotel from their response to a problem and unfortunately, Cottonwood just does not live up to the expectations. Check in was incredibly slow - we had told the lady we were in a rush as we were getting to a wedding down the road but she took a phone call and instead of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for our wedding dinner. The food was amazing, as were the staff and the decor id stylish and elegant. It made our day. If you're deciding where to have your wedding reception, you need look no further. Jewel in Bournemouths' crown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a room here at a good price with breakfast . The hotel is very nice with great decor and lovely outside sitting area looking out to sea . staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was good with a very powerful shower . the bed was very comfy and is the only hotel I have had a full... More

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Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel 3*
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Also Known As:
Minotel Bournemouth
Bournemouth Minotel

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With magnificent panoramic views across the bay, the chic and recently refurbished Cottonwood Boutique Hotel has a superb cliff-top location. It offers a sun terrace, and an on-site restaurant serving locally sourced fresh ingredients. Free parking is available on site and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The boutique hotel has 28 stylish rooms with tea/coffee making facilities, a TV and a hairdryer. Many rooms overlook the bay, and all have a private modern bathroom. The stylish Bar Vista, with its sunny terrace and garden, provides contemporary brasserie food all day. The Garden Restaurant offers refined and elegant dining using local, fresh ingredients from one of Dorset's leading chefs. Guests can enjoy a range of beauty treatments in the on site beauty parlour Beauty Essence, as well as live entertainment in the Bar Vista. The Cottonwood Boutique is located a 15-minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth ... more   less 
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