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The Ocean View Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
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Ranked #39 of 71 hotels in Bournemouth
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Andrew D Calne
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in Ocean view and was lucky to have our breakfast in their sister hotel Cottonwood boutique. Both were fantastic with approachable friendly staff and clean rooms. We will definitely be staying in either hotel when we next visit Bournemouth.

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England
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked less than 24 hours before arriving, and managed to get a family room for £36. Our arrival at the hotel was an hour before check in, but as our room was ready, we were allowed to check in earlier. I'd spoken to Jackie on reception the previous day, and she had been very helpful, and was again helpful... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid £45 for the nite with an extra £25 to stay on til 2.30 pm as the bed was soooo comfy! 😝. Staff very very friendly and fantastic view from room , would love to go back in the summer months ... Lets hope its not too expensive in the summer 😋

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My room was really nice and clean . Life time experience was I can see the sea view from my room . Friendly staff and service was really good 10/10 . I was gana stay 4days I stayed 6days. Gary and another manager was really nice . Buffet breakfast was really good. Agnoska she's really good . One thing I... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I booked in for three nights. All was fine until about 7 pm on the third evening (24 March 2014). We were in our room (number 101), watching a film. Suddenly, the door to our room opened and a complete stranger (a new guest at the Hotel as he explained) entered - having been given a key... More

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EastcliffProject, Manager at The Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Horlock, Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your comments regarding your recent stay at the Ocean View Hotel. I was really sorry to hear about the issue that you have experienced. I have investigated with the Reception Team on what caused this situation to occur and it was a human error - the room... More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I organised my works Christmas party to take place at Ocean View hotel for 50 staff members and have to say we were all very impressed. The price per head was really reasonable and included a drink on arrival. The menu choices were great and they were happy to accommodate people with allergies and dietary requirements. Service was fantastic and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed this event. The staff were very helpful and friendly, the arrangements ran smoothly and the food wad excellent. Tables were set well apart, so we all had space to enjoy ourselves. The live music was very good and the content varied.

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EastcliffProject, Manager at The Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carole Delighted to learn that you enjoyed New Years Eve at the Ocean View, we have had so many positive comments I'm sure we'll plan something equally as good for this year. You may want to subscribe to our newsletter for all our latest offers and special events coming up; simply log in to our website for more information.... More

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We had a New Year's Eve celebration meal and entertainment. We were met by a friendly face who showed us where everything was, the pre meal canapes were in abundance, nice fizz, shown to our table, napkins placed on our laps!, table was laid out well with crackers, party balloons etc, food was lovely, water offered to us, wine that... More

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EastcliffProject, Manager at The Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eliza Wonderful news that you had a great time at New Year. We have had so many positive comments, we'll definitely be organising something very similar this year, perhaps even before. Do keep an eye on our website for all our latest events or perhaps sign up to our newsletter and we'll keep you posted. We look forward to... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Choosing a venue for your business Christmas lunch can be a tricky one... I visited a number of local hotels before looking at The Ocean View and have to say I knew as soon as I walked in that it was the one. The decor is beautiful, the main event room was spacious and had a lovely view. As far... More

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EastcliffProject, Manager at The Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lauren Thank you for your positive feedback about your Christmas Party Lunch, delighted that it all went to plan. I do hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again this year and perhaps help you with any additional events you may need to arrange. Best wishes. More

Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We only stayed one night and arrived late. Parking is a little limited when the hotel is full. Even though there was a Christmas party on the room was quiet with only a little noise in the corridor at the end of the party. We would go back again.

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EastcliffProject, Manager at The Ocean View Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jonathon Thank you for your comments and delighted you enjoyed your stay. I do hope we will welcome you back to the hotel in 2014. More

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Additional Information about The Ocean View Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 71 hotels in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ocean View Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With beautiful views of the coastline from the cliff top, the elegant Ocean View Hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and leafy gardens. Bournemouth’s vibrant town centre is 10 minutes’ walk away. The spacious bedrooms each have a private modern bathroom and tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms have a TV, free Wi-Fi, and some feature spectacular sea views or a private balcony. Guest can relax on the terrace beside the swimming pool, set within the gardens. The Ocean View’s restaurant offers a menu using fresh local ingredients, with classic cocktails on offer in the stylish bar. The seafront hotel is directly above miles of golden sandy beach, accessed by pathways or the cliff-top lift (in summer only). Guests have free parking, and Bournemouth Railway Station is 1.2 miles away. ... more   less 
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