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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although there was nothing really wrong with the hotel, I did find it quite expensive for what it was. Staff were good, food was good (buffet breakfast was excellent) view was good. Our room was quite small though, with limited space for suitcases and unpacking, and everything seemed to squeak and creak. Sleep quality was good and I couldn't notice... More

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Chinnor, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

booked with last minute.com first mistake, had to wait for an hour to get into our room due to a wedding the previous day thus late leavers, the twin bedded room with sea view (£20/night extra) was so small you had to take turns to go to the wardrobe. the food was OK the service and staff good the decor... More

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very brief overnight stay here and overall the hotel was very good. If the weather had been better we may have stayed longer as the location was ideal. If I was being picky them the room could have done with a bit of tlc but the size of the room was great. Would definitely stay here again.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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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