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The Connaught Lodge

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Heathfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Connaught Lodge for the first time and we extremely impressed by the efficiency and friendliness of the staff and relaxed atmosphere. We had a 3rd floor room which was light and reasonably spacious with a clean and modern bathroom with good toiletries. Wifi was perfect both on phone and tablet. The usual tea/coffee- making facilities, good... More

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

Glad you enjoyed your stay Jan and thank you for your fabulous review. Until the next time... Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking 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... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just enjoyed a lovely three day stay at the Connaught Lodge . We will definitely be back next year as this is the best Hotel we have stayed in Bournemouth ever . Our family room was lovely with nice decor , comfortable beds , a massive walk in wardrobe and nice clean shiny bathroom . My kids and... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming staff at reception with clean but snug rooms. We stayed in the lodge and had breakfast in the courtyard. The Bar had just introduced cocktails which were very nice. Unfortunately didn't manage to try the pool & spa but other guests we spoke to said it was lovely.

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

Delighted you had such an enjoyable stay Suzanne, thank you very much for your lovely review. Hopefully on your next visit you'll have time to enjoy the spa facilities. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director More and more guests are now booking direct with the hotel 01202 298020 - we guarantee that you will not find a lower price... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stayed in the lodge This building is still being upgraded our room had been decorated except the back of the bathroom door and frame, looked old and tired, It is rated as a 4 star I would say not there yet. Little disappointed with fire extinguisher signs on the walls but no extinguishers? also note that CCTV operates through... More

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

Many thanks for the review Hender - CCTV is there for the safety and welfare of all our guests as it is in every street, store, hotel, etc., etc!! Please let me know which room you stayed in so I can check the finishing touches. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct with the hotel 01202 298020... More

Suffolk
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 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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274 reviews 274 reviews
43 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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 July 9, 2014

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

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed for 1 night in the Lodge building next door, good size comfy bed. Good breakfast nice choice of different foods. Fairly small Spa and gym which was underground, fairly busy which was a put off. Overall would recommend this place for short stays, any longer would be bored in the hotel. Professional staff very efficient.

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Many thanks for your review James; hopefully on your next visit the club will not be so busy!! 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 the bath or... 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): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Connaught Lodge 4*
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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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