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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went there to use as a base for a look at the Jurrasic Coast It's right on the seafront but away from the town centre. Plenty of parking. In room 31 (up two floors) with excellent sea view Shower rudimentary WiFi not bad in the room. Everything clean Staff very friendly at breakfast Would go there again

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Price of our room compared to other hotels was fine, because we had it around 50% cheaper and with extra 10% discount from booking.com. Without these circumstances, it isn't worthy and we never recommend to stay here for full price! Pictures of our room on booking.com look nice, but here are some hidden details: - not a big issue, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had such a fantastic stay here, we wish we could've stayed longer! All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Such a great location too, only a short walk to the beach which was fantastic. The room was huge and really comfortable, all very clean! Breakfast was really great, lots of choice! We will definitely come and stay here... More 

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel on your next visit to Bournemouth. More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bournemouth for the Air Festival and booked in at this hotel, the location was superb and the hotel excelled them selves with BBQ .cream teas and entertainment . However the room I booked was a twin, It was quite a dark room and it was really quite small and the bathroom only had a bath, and was quite... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your overall experience at the hotel and took full advantage of our air show packages. I'm sorry your room didn't quite meet your expectations. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back very soon. More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to get the second last room available-a twin rather than a double-trouble is the missus thinks this is the way to go-we're turning into Terry and June already!,room was a little small,but very clean with a very nice shower-slept well so all good. First impressions were great,we were met at the carpark and shown to our designated space,then straight... More 

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

Dear Graeme and Jo, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and took full advantage of the fantastic Bournemouth air show and all the packages the hotel puts on for these four days. Don't leave it to long to book your double room for next year air show as rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding reception here and the whole experience excelled our expectations. We think the hotel is delightful with amazing decor and a lot of character. There is a lovely balcony/raised decking area just outside the bar/dining room with tables, reclining chairs and umbrella just next to a wonderfully kept and beautiful garden. Our bridal suite was beautifully decorated... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so pleased you chose the cottonwood to celebrate your special day and it really was an absolute privilege to share your day with you both. So much time goes into preparing a wedding day from both the married couple to be side and the hotel side so to exceed your every expectation makes... More 

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

Came for the air show. Room was great from that angle, we were high up at crowd centre. Could not get booked in for the evening BBQ which was a shame. Room was clean and large, but the lack of shower was a big letdown. Breakfast just average, I expect more when the word' boutique' is used.

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

Thank you for your recent review. I'm sorry the hotel did not meet your expectation of boutique. We will certainly take your comments on board as we continue to make on going improvements to the hotel in the aim to exceed all guest expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here for an afternoon Tea and WOW a lovely welcome from Paul, sat us in the lounge with a view over the sea, made us feel special! We ordered the Afternoon Tea, I had a BLT and the lady had beef & horseradish! OMG they were fantastic! With kettle chips on the side. A lovely glass of Prosecco... More 

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Thank you for your recent review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and found all the staff so friendly and attentive. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a cream tea here on Saturday, booked via red letter days. I have to say I was apprehensive, due to the attitude of the receptionist who answered the phone when I called to book... However we were both pleasantly surprised, we arrived and walked in through the gardens, and came in what we know now as the back... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your afternoon tea and found all the staff so friendly and attentive. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The stand out features of this little gem are 1. It has heart. I took my 80 year old mum and 14 year old daughter here for a mini break. The welcome we had was second to none. Mum gets a bit confused with directions and the staff were so kind in reminding her where her room was. And she... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm so glad to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay particularly in regards to the quality of customer service you and your family received throughout your stay and the fun and quirky atmosphere the hotel oozes throughout. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

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