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The Durley Dean Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5HE, England
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Ranked #42 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked hotel with WoWcher offer £59 for BB, was apprehensive after reading some of the reviews. Check in was fine, fast and efficient, on arrival to our room (room 122 I think), shock, horror, the room was awful, it had a small double bed in what was barely a single room, it was nudged in close to the wall, so... More

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Manchester
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A group of 8 girls stayed at the Durley Dean hotel in Bournemouth. Initially we were greeted by a rude receptionist, who demanded a £40 per head deposit. We had not been informed of this by the hotel, so were all taken a back! We managed to negotiate this down to half the money per head, but this was after... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

first time we have stayed at this hotel , staff were very pleasant when we saw them, quite concerned no security around on both nights when we returned back to the hotel, and also very disappointed we had to walk over people on the entrance steps all the time. I did make a complaint about the room very warm and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this place by mistake, wasn't sure about it when I read some reviews but what a greAt little place we had breakfast there which we paid extra for we weren't disappointed..the staff were really friendly and helpful we be going back again soon.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights in late June 2014 with a golfing party of 16 as part of an MGT package. 210 turned out to be a large but somewhat bleak room with a window overlooking a brick wall and not far from kitchen extract fans. The king size bed was comfortable enough but the room was hot and stuffy... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed as a couple for two nights at the Durley Dean. Staff were friendly on arrival, room was well presented, if a little small and with no view of anything other than a brick wall. This didn't bother us but might be an issue for others, we were in room 201 as we wanted only to use the room... More

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels I have stayed at in Bournemouth. All staff were attentive and helpful as we were a large group of cheerleaders but the staff didn't act like we were a bother at all. Rooms were a bit hot but that's the only complaint as they were beautiful inside!! Spacious and the bathroom was amazing. Will stay... More

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

Just come back from a Lovely stay at Durley Dean. for a hen weekend The Hotel was just what we needed. rooms where nice a bit small but fine for what we needed. swimming pool was great and staff where very freindy and helpful.

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Pontyclun, Wales, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Book executive room, wasn't done upgraded us to suite (3 flights of stairs no lift), no fans available, swimming was shut for refurbishment, sauna was closed!! I feel they should have informed us about that when booking. I had booked it for our anniversary and felt let down by the whole experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 3 amazing days with breakfast each morning in this hotel with my boyfriend, we would like to thank the hotel for the excellent service they provided. Location: very close to the beach and to city center, 5-10 min walk. Amazing Italian restaurants just in 5 min walk (Pinocchio and La Piazza are the best!!). Rooms: free wifi which... More

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Address: 28 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5HE, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Durley Dean Hotel 3*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#21 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This Victorian townhouse offers bright, modern rooms, located just 5 minutes' walk from Bournemouth's award-winning beach. With a restaurant and lounge bar, there is also free High Speed WiFi and limited free parking with additional on road parking close by. The hotel has just completed its final phase of refurbishment with all bedrooms fully refurbished and a £100k refurbishment of the hotels Leisure |Club The Durley Dean's rooms boast contemporary design, and each features a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee facilities and a work area. All rooms also have a private bathroom with a hairdryer. The hotel is well-placed, 0.3 Miles from the bars and shops of the town centre. 10 Minutes' walk brings guests to Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pier. Residents have free use of the swimming pool, gym, sauna & steam room that make up the hotel Leisure Complex. There is also a golf club within 5 minutes' drive. The menu of British cuisine is made using local produce, and served in the stylish No. 28 Restaurant. The Durley's bar offers Dorset Cream teas, beverages and snacks during the day ... more   less 
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