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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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5 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
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Ocean View hotel with another family for a week. The hotel is located just beside the East cliff edge and near both the pathway down and lift. We had two children aged 5 and 1 in tow and we booked a family room which had a double, single and baby cot. We were looking for essentially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Booked 3 nights for a romantic break with the Mrs and it was superb. The hotel location is perfect and close to the pier. The atmosphere in the hotel is different and welcoming. There was always something going on in terms of event when we were there. It has a nice swimming pool and cosy rooms. Would surely recommend.

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the hotel on Monday the 07/07/14 and stayed till Friday the 11/07/14 we had specifically asked for a balcony with sea view on check in there was uncertainty as to wether this was what we were getting however we did in fact get what we asked for there is only x 3 rooms with the balcony sea... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a last minute booking on the day as we decided to get away for the weekend. This hotel was surprisingly nice given the outside of it - looking a bit worse for wear. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Room was very large (surprisingly) - 306 with a seaview Bathroom was large but the shower was rubbish (only... More

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

I visited with my sister for a midweek mini break. We had managed our expectations so knew we were to have a budget holiday in a 3 star hotel. We were pleasantly surprised to find a moderate sized hotel, very friendly staff and bright cheery decor. The lounge and restaurants are light and welcoming and the pool area clean and... More

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Bushey, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel the first weekend in June for a Masonic ladies w/end, the staff were most helpful and given the age range of the guests in our group (4 - 81 yrs) they were amazing. The food and service was very good although breakfast could be quite busy. We will be going back.

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

Spent the day here to eat and used the facilities (specifically the outdoor pool) for a birthday party. We had a brilliant day and the staff were fantastic, so helpful – nothing was too much trouble! There was a lovely atmosphere. The staff are what make the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down in Bournemouth for a wedding, we decided to stay an extra night, so we were looking around at hotels at 5.30pm. We booked the Ocean View, and made our way there. Fantastic location, we parked in the somewhat small car park, and made our way into reception. The receptionist was very friendly and efficient, and we were soon shown... More

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel last week Sunday to Wednesday I was with my mother the staff at the hotel were great lovely clean hotel great food great location. We had a lovely big room ocean view which was great we will be back.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Ocean View Hotel last night and really liked the place. Somebody with lovely taste has done up the communal areas very stylishly. The gold wallpaper and mirrors and pretty little touches made it nice to spend time in. I enjoyed a happy hour with my feet dipped in the lovely pool (really clean and attractive terrace)... 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*
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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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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