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The Connaught Lodge

32 West Hill Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
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Ranked #11 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Suffolk
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the third time we have stayed at the Connaught but the first in the Lodge. We had room 232 on the third floor. Although we arrived early our room was ready and we had no trouble parking. Receptionist was very friendly and helpful explained everything to us. Fortunately times of breakfast and pool opening times are printed on... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very comprehensive review Mumsie and delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in the Lodge. We have done an amazing amount of work in the building and the entrance hall is the final stage of our works after which it will look amazing!! Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two nights in the Lodge of the hotel . We were very impressed with the hotel it was very clean & the staff very helpful. There was lots of choice at breakfast & the waiting staff very efficient . The only downside to our stay was that the bedroom although very clean & comfortable was extremely hot... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your 5 star review Basmaxi - we are a centrally located town house hotel in the middle of Bournemouth so views are not our strong point but service with a smile most certainly is!! Hope to see you again in the near future. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking... More

Poole, United Kingdom
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267 reviews 267 reviews
43 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to a wedding at this hotel which is located very close to the beach and is clearly very popular as it was busy and the car park was pretty full although fortunately we managed to find a space. The drinks reception was held in a beautiful secluded garden to the side of the Connaught Lodge and you just... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Hopefully the next time we see you Angie will be as an overnight guest - delighted you loved the hotel and in particular the secluded garden which is very popular this time of the year, especially for breakfast. Many thanks for your super review. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 -... More

Harlow
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

9 Redhatter friends spent a lovely weekend at this hotel. Staff were great. Bedroom was comfortable and so were lounge areas and gardens. Walked to town and beach about 10 - 15 minutes. Would stay again,

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Molly, glad you and the Redhatters had such a lovely time. See you again soon I hope. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More

Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely hotel. Could not fault anything. Stayed 3 nights had lovely clean room everyday. Staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble & all very polite & looked good in uniform. Food was amazing ,had breakfast also ate in both restaurant & bar. Would not stay anywhere else in Bournemouth. Well done to all the staff could not... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

And we look forward to seeing you too Gill, thank you very much for your delightful review. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has everything you need for a relaxing time away, it is beautifully decorated with modern bedrooms, spa and pool. But what makes this hotel so excellent is the wonderful service of the staff from reception to Peter at the breakfast bar, very professional and delightful, an asset to the hotel. I cant wait for my next visit to... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much AJS for your "Best Service" review and I hope the return visit is sooner rather than later!! Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does ensure you get the room and in particular... More

Stockholm, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What we liked most about this hotel was the staff and especially the staff in the breakfast room, they were so nice, so efficient and so helpful. Nothing seemed to be any trouble for them and we looked forward every morning to sit down and have breakfast. (Also the other members of the staff were very nice but we did... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the "Fantastic Staff" review Karin and delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. I hope you manage to get over to see us again soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does ensure... More

Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i absolotely love this place as...... The food is splendid ,dinner, lunch and breakfast. Breakfast offers you the simple home breakfasts aswell as fruit, yogurt , great drinks, the full english and loads more.The town is great as you can sleep in the room, have breakfast, maybe have a dip in the pool and then pop into town. You could... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

And I JUST LOVE YOUR REVIEW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you very much Fluffy, you obviously had a great time with us - I hope you do it again and soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else and it does ensure... More

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here as a family, two double rooms and a twin room, celebrating Anniversary's and Birthday. The rooms were spotless and extremely comfortable. The staff were very helpful and attentive. Breakfast was fabulous, providing everything we needed included a gluten free alternative with no bother at all. The gym had quite old equipment compared to what we are used... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much Carnivale for your "Excellent" review and delighted all the celebrations were such a success - hopefully we'll see you all again next year. Apologies about the pool which is normally kept at 29.5C - I don't know what the problem was but it's all ok now!! Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It was my daughters hen weekend and she had organised and booked this well in advance. Days before we arrived we had a problem with numbers but when she rang the hotel they were very accomodating and solved the problem for us. On arrival and throughout the whole stay all the staff were very good, very professional and very quick... More

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David1007, Owner at The Connaught Lodge, responded to this review

Really delighted your weekend arrangements went according to plan Hark and everyone had such a wonderful time. Many thanks for your review and hopefully we''ll see more of you in the future. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price anywhere else... More

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Address: 32 West Hill Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#3 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth #5 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth #9 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth #9 Business Hotel in Bournemouth #26 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Connaught Lodge offers smart and comfortable en-suite accommodation and is centrally located on the West Cliff, just 500m from the town centre, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre, pier and those golden beaches. Free WiFi and Free Parking and Guests staying in the Lodge have the added benefit of complimentary membership of Best Western's Spa and Leisure Club,located next door, with its 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna, 2 gymnasiums and a massage and beauty therapy suite. Reflexology massages also now available.After a relaxing day in the Spa enjoy a superb dinner and top class wine in Blakes' award-winning, double rosette restaurant, located in the main building, where Nick Rutigliano, the Maitre d', and his team will serve you with superb food, freshly prepared by the Head Chef, Ben Nicol and his young team of highly qualified chefs. During the warmer months dine out in the beautiful award-winning terrace garden. ... more   less 
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