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The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed an excellent 3 course dinner, well presented and very tasty! All the staff were very friendly and welcoming, would definitely recommend to friends and family and will return again in the future, thank you Xx

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Bucks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had an overnight stay in the Cottonwood and afraid the room was something on the small side and the noise from the floorboards above may have suggested there was a ballroom dancing marathon taking place? However, friendly staff, good position and a sympathetic Manager were positive redeeming features.

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Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had every intention of having afternoon tea but when we got there we decided on a sandwich and scones with a cuppa- pleased we did! My friends roast beef sandwich was lovely, and my smoked salmon sandwich was so fresh and tasty. We were given 2 scones each with cream and jam - got to admit I could only... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us and took full advantage of the breathtaking views from our terrace and gardens. We hope to welcome you back very soon. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were original booked in next door at Ocean view, which was a last minute booking. When we duly arrived we were told there was a problem with the room, only to be told we were being upgraded to the sister hotel next door. The room was lovely on the third floor over looking the sea....beautiful. We had a lovely... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taken the time to post such a lovely review on your recent stay at the hotel. I'm so glad that you found all the staff so friendly and courteous and you had the opportunity to take full advantage of the breathtaking views from one of our sea view rooms. We hope to welcome you back very soon More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We called into the Cottonwood as their sister hotel where we were staying do not provide lunch, seven of us arrived into the bar and asked for a table for seven, the miserable barman asked if we had booked - as the place was virtually empty it seemed a bit ridiculous for him to ask us that as clearly if... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taken the time to post a review on your recent stay at the hotel. I am very sorry to hear you felt one of my staff were seemingly rude to you and your party when joining us for lunch. I will be sure to look into your complaint in further detail. In regard to your comments regarding... More 

Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, pros....lovely sea views from some rooms and the bar area. Very pleasant garden area outside the bar where, on a warm evening, it was lovely to sit out and take advantage of the cocktail deal....£3.75 for all cocktails until 7pm! Dinner was surprisingly well cooked and tasty...had chicken burger and probably the BEST hand cut chips I've ever had,... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taken the time to post a review based on your recent stay with us at the hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your overall experience of the hotel, and manage to find the time to enjoy our fabulous cocktails during our happy hour period of the day. I am sorry to hear you experienced... More 

england
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a great location with good facilities. Food excellent and very reasonable. Take advantage of cheap cocktails before seven. All front of house staff I encountered were great. On the downside my room had a bath but no way of having a shower unless you sat in the bath. No wall fixing for the shower attachment or... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. I am delighted to hear you found all the staff professional and accommodating. I'm sorry to hear of the disturbance outside of your room in the early hours and I will be sure to look into this to ensure this does not happen in the future. We hope to welcoming you back very soon. More 

London, UK
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71 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a one night couple's stay package via Living Social for £89 as I was rather taken by kitsch decor and seemed incredible value ( 1 night sea view double room, 2 course dinner, breakfast and prosecco and chocolates on arrival). The run of tthis package was that you had to book your stay on a Sunday, so take... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for such a fantastic review of your recent stay. I Am delighted to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. Keep an eye out on living social as we run offers regularly on here and we would love to see you for a return visit very soon. Thank you again More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often have dinner here,andnever a let down, gorgeous decor, friendly staff food always great. Would recommend xmas day dining good atmosphere especially with piano player in background. 5 courses very reasonable priced.

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It's great to receive such wonderful feedback from regular guests and we look forward to seeing you very soon to enjoy a sumptuous meal from our new summer menu More 

Emsworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband booked the romantic package, which included, chocolates and bubbly in the room on arrival and a three course meal on the first night. Can't fault anything really, staff were all very friendly, the food was very good and the room we had was tastefully decorated.There was live music on the two nights we were there, solo singers, not... More 

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GEllaway, Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. I am delighted that you chose the cottonwood to spend your anniversary weekend. I will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to all the staff and we hope to welcome you back to the hotel very soon. More 

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