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The Suncliff Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   29 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AG, England
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Ranked #31 of 71 hotels in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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birmingham
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I booked a family room for one myself and 2 children 6 and 3. I booked 1 March for a room wiith bunk beds and breakfast and paid the full amount of £153 at the time. However I was given a room that was totally unsuitable with no room to swing a cat. A double bed and a single. When... More

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rcarley, Assistant Manager at The Suncliff Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Suncliff, I’m sorry you did not find all aspects satisfactory. I have checked your booking confirmation and as you stated you booked a family room for 3 persons and accordingly this is the room type you were allocated. When making a booking via booking.com as you did,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Suncliff for two nights on 12th April. We booked a double ocean view room. Upon arrival the check in procedure was very smooth and we were given room 202. The room was large enough - it had a double bed and there was space for us to put up our son's travel bed too. The view was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for one night as a birthday trip. We got a really good rate for a standard double room. When we arrived at our room we were at the back of the hotel in a very small dark room. It was very dated and there were stains on the carpet. Mould on the wall and all round the window seals... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we booked a night at this hotel as we were attending a wedding the following morning! we just booked a double standard room, we were in room 34 but it was more like a cupboard under the stairs!! everytime someone went up the stairs it sounded like a herd of elephants above our heads!! the bed was very uncomfortable with... More

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Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a hen weekend at the Suncliff. Car parks were full so we parked on the seafront, but it was only £3 for all day. There were 15 of us & we booked 4 rooms of 3 & 4, which made it only £25 each!! Breakfast was included which was immense and very tasty. Our room had a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

got a late booking , so could not pick a room, we got a twin room , and were surprise when we went in to find we had a sea view , room was a bit small but clean and tidy , shower a bit rubbish, water not coming through very hot , so quick showers, food great , good... More

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Northants
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights, desperate to escape from the rat race and spend some time by the sea. The Suncliff fitted the bill perfectly. A short taxi ride from the station, efficient check in procedure and a rapid unpack and I was on the beach around 30 minutes after stepping from the train! Budget double room was fine for one... More

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Redhill. Surrey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've come back from a 2 night stay at the Suncliff hotel, and this has been our fourth year going there. Although it's an old building and a little tired, they do keep making improvements constantly. However it is the staff that make the stay an overwhelming pleasure to stay there. It comes highly recommended from us and I'm sure... More

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just spent 3 nights in this hotel and could not fault anything apart from the lack of parking when we arrived. Staff were very helpful and courteous and the dining room manager was hilarious - especially with the older guests. The buffet breakfast was fantastic and they will even make you porridge if you want it. The majority of... More

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rcarley, Assistant Manager at The Suncliff Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay at the Suncliff, I’m glad it was an enjoyable one and you found all the staff to be helpful. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Suncliff again in future. Regards, Tom Pinn, Assistant Manager More

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not very impressive and indeed very dated in the public areas. I wonder if it's ever been re-decorated or re-furbished since the 1950's. Reception staff friendly and helpful. In fact all the hotel staff are very accommodating and hospitable. We booked a family room, which sleeps four. Although having been decorated, the wardrobes must be from the... More

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rcarley, Assistant Manager at The Suncliff Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave comments on your stay, I’m sorry to hear that not all aspects were what you were expected. The Suncliff is an old hotel and makes no claims to be the most modern, what we do offer is comfortable three-star accommodation in a traditional seaside hotel environment. Although not the most modern we are... More

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Additional Information about The Suncliff Hotel

Also Known As:
Suncliff Hotel Bournemouth
Suncliff Bournemouth
Address: 29 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#25 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Suncliff Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mission Statement: The Suncliff hotel situated on the East cliff of Bournemouth five minutes from seven miles of sandy beach is a traditional English seaside hotel which has achieved a high AA 3 star rating of 75%. We offer comfortable and versatile bedrooms, as well as indoor leisure facilities. Boasting various bars and lounges were we provide live entertainment most evenings and a restaurant known for its scrumptious food and excellent service. Our friendly customer service is exceptional and with our ‘can do’ attitude we are happy to go the extra mile to make sure every guest enjoys their time with us. ... more   less 
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