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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 #38 of 70 Hotels in Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Vicky and Simon A Wigan, United Kingdom
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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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Wigan, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I find that when the staff are this great with people, some of the other smaller stuff doesn't matter. What brilliant people completely focussed on what is best for their customers! They did everything they could to accommodate our group. Any issues were sorted immediately. Rooms could really do with a make over! Will probably be back here. Excellent location... More

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near Brighton
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found my room comfortable and clean and particularly enjoyed the view of the sea. However, I did think the public areas needed an update. The breakfast was ok but I would have appreciated a "not fried" option among the egg, bacon etc.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly lady who checked us in, a nice warm welcome! On arrival we were given a ticket to display in our car for free parking in the hotel, not many spaces but can park around the side as well. When we checked in we were upgraded to a double sea view room which was a lovely surprise as we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although they advertise that every room has wifi, ours didn't. When asked about it, staff was unwilling to do something about it. Changing rooms or issuing a refund was not possible. The room and bathroom are outdated

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
46 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room was spacious and bed was comfy. The light bulb in the main light exploded during my stay which made for quite an entertaining story back at the office. Bathroom was clean adn well presented. Unfortunately the bedroom below me had a very loud TV on in the evenings disturbing my sleep. Nice sea view from the bedroom (3204). The... More

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Brecon, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what a delight this place was. Booked it via Booking.com on a special and ordered the extra breakfast for us both and we had a great time. A cheap taxi ride gets you into the heart of Bournemouth for clubs and theatre. We were there to see the Great John Mayall 80th birthday concert and loved it. Good nights... More

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

Arrived at this hotel for a one night stay. Check-in was okay although there were still a couple of things I had to ask. The bedroom had first impressions of being okay. However it soon became apparent that there were issues. The window didn't close properly so there was a draught coming in all night. The curtain rail had broken... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At Ocean View its like walking into another era where time has stood still. The staff can not do enough for you and always go that extra mile. The hotel is very clean well worth the budget price i paid and more. The breakfast is only £5.95 if you order it the day before. Its a little tired and in... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here at the begin of October . We were there for a family party so the hotel was full of us. I was disappointed at check in over the way were dealt with. We were told one price and this was not matched at check in. This got worse as the day developed. My main concern was feeling... More

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Considering it's location and services available, it's a very well priced hotel. The sea views are immense, the staff are very friendly and helpful particularly the bar manager and staff in The Cottonwood. Parking was a squeeze and we didn't realised we were also allowed to park in the Cottonwood which is immediately next door and much better laid out.... More

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Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ocean View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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