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The Ocean View Hotel

East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
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Ranked #42 of 71 Hotels in Bournemouth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. The room was very small but since hotel space is at a premium in Bournemouth the rooms down here are never really the biggest anyway. It was an outdated room in a typical old fashioned, creaky seaside hotel. We didn't spend time in the hotel we just used it to get changed in when we arrived and to... More 

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essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just enjoyed 4 nights half board at the ocean view hotel, very nice especially the staff who were very efficient and friendly. Hotel very clean only downfall are the squeaky floorboards. Food well presented and quite tasty, always a choice of ,3 and a help yourself breakfast.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked the hotel on the internet. The rooms were a bit expensive for what I paid circa £70 for a room B&B. Beds a bit uncomfortable and hotel dated. The floor boards above creaked loudly with the guy above sounding like he was doing a dance at 12.30pm (maybe he was). The internet was not available in all rooms... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Dorset for a couple of days in early May,on the spur of the moment and booked just an hour before leaving ,our choice of hotel therefore was somewhat limited, Those that were availiable had very mixed reviews, so our decision was finally based on economy and the location. Not expecting much, we were greeted by a very friendly... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall the hotel was clean, the staff was very friendly and the location was perfect. However the beds were extremely uncomfortable and the rooms very outdated. My fiancé had a backache by the second day and we ended up switching hotels.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my partner booked this hotel for a few nights, just as a little break together. Well I don't even know where to start... To begin with the hotel itself was in a great location! Right in front of the sea, amazing views! BUT.. The hotel itself was tired, worn, REALLY dirty and really felt uneasy and not able... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we first arrived it looked great but as time past we realised it was very poor! There is big gaps in the window which makes it freezing and very noisy. Told staff and they didn't seem to bothered just gave us a heater! Not all the windows had curtains up so was up soon after sunrise. Will say most... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner booked a last minute trip to Bournemouth and chose to stay here. It was pricey but we wanted to stay somewhere nice and thought it would be worth it. When we entered the room we noticed an obvious burn mark in the middle of the room, the toilet didn't flush and if you want food or... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is our second visit to the Oceanview hotel, a great location in between boscombe and Bournemouth beaches. Nice walk along the cliffs each way to both. Large very spacious boutique family room new carpet very large bed plus another single bed. Luckily both times we have had a lovely see view as well, the swimming pool looks nice but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We booked this hotel very last minute for a random weekend away, the location is perfect, just across from the beach and in walking distance of the oceanarium along with many other attractions and resturants. The hotel has a beautiful pool although it wasn't warm enough to use I imagine it's lovely in the summer. The room was clean and... More 

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