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“Best Premier Inn!!” 4 of 5 stars
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Premier Inn Bournemouth Central
Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ, England   |  
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devon
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“Best Premier Inn!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

This is the best Premier Inn we've stayed at and have stayed in a few! Lovely art deco hotel in a wonderful position. Staff very friendly and helpful, felt like a more expensive 4 star hotel. Had a lovely family room on fourth floor, nice decor and quality shower. Had rung ahead to request a sea view balcony room (they made a note but said there was no guarantee) and that is what we got -amazing views. Room 403.
Two bars and a restaurant. Great value breakfast (when kids eat free). Car park around the back of hotel with direct access to hotel. £10 for 24 hours. Not bad value when room was a bargain £29 for a Friday night! A great stay- hope to return.

Room Tip: Family room on fourth floor, 403. End room so only neighbours on one side. Large room with balcony a...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

went for 2 nights in november,me and my sister in one room and my othersister and daughter in another.we were on same floor,few rooms apart.very clean,sea vievs as well.appears you cant choose your room,so pot luck!!my sister didnt sleep well on first night as aircon unit was rattling outside door,after reporting to reception she was refunded that nights stay plus upgraded to a better room.this room had a balcony,was much bigger,and a sofa which could be used as a bed.we were all impressed with our stay.reception staff very friendly and helpful.breakfast was good first morning,but when quiet,on monday,it wasnt the same standard.ate in restuarant once,was lovely.all in all a great place to stay,will return.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stayed here late January, our second time time here. Brilliant hotel - such good value.
Location is superb but parking a bit of a problem. This visit we used the car park in Upper Hinton Road which worked out really well. £4 for 24 hours and only a few minutes walk.
There is a drop off area outside the hotel with limited parking, this works well for dropping the luggage off.
We didn't use the restaurant as they don't serve continental breakfast unlike other Premier Inns (only full breakfasts)
Staff were very friendly and reception gave us a sea view room (605), it had double and 2 single beds with balcony giving us a great view to the pier.
What a superb stay, will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BenFerrier, Manager at Premier Inn Bournemouth Central, responded to this review, February 6, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your stay with us here at Bournemouth Central. It seems you had a fantastic stay which is what we like to hear and I will be sure to pass on these comments to the team!
605 is in indeed a gorgeous room with gorgeous views; I do hope the weather wasn’t too awful when you stayed as it has been so often of late. Wait till you see the views in the summer!
With regard the Continental breakfast you mention we are as you say a Premier Breakfast only site however this is at the discretion of the manager so if you feel the Premier Breakfast is too much of a challenge speak to reception and they will see what they can do as at the end of the day we want our guests to leave feeling nothing but BRILLIANT!
We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!
Kind Regards
Ben Ferrier
Reception Team Leader
Email: receptionmgr.bournemouthcentral@whitbread.com
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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Stayed here from Friday 31st Jan. to Monday 3rd Feb. for a short break. We were allocated the penthouse, so this was fantastic news when we arrived - thank you! Such a lovely hotel, very clean and tidy and staff very friendly, location excellent. Breakfast absolutely delicious - eat as much as you like and so much on offer. Didn't stay for dinner as we had little ones and the restaurant opened on their bedtime! Will definitely be staying here again on our next visit to Bournemouth.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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BenFerrier, Manager at Premier Inn Bournemouth Central, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay here with us Bournemouth |Central. I’m so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay so much! I think I know which room you may be referring to and I can see why you loved it so much, the views up there are spectacular! We are very lucky to be exposed to such gorgeous views of Bournemouth beach and Pier, it’s just a shame we haven’t been able to enjoy them all that much of late due the terrible weather we have been having!
Next time you are due to visit please give us a call after you have made your reservation and we will pop a memo to try and get you another sea view room although I have to stress we can’t guarantee them but will try our best!
Thank you again!
Kind Regards
Ben Ferrier
Reception Team Leader
receptionmgr.bournemouthcentral@whitbread.com
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We were due stay for two days last weekend, but we ended up staying on for four..! I have to say that it was superb. The extremely efficient and delightful receptionist Sara helped us throughout our stay. We needed to swop rooms halfway through so that we could stay on, and she & Georgina dealt with that seamlessly. Moved our luggage, gave us a ring when it was ready... Nothing seemed to be too much trouble ... I've stayed in many expensive hotels whose staff could take a leaf out of Sara's book when it comes to customer service. Anyway we ended up in a beautiful suite on the seventh floor with a wrap around balcony ... OK so we were very lucky.! Bar is nice, restaurant is really quite good, again good service, and no rush... really rather pleasant, and quite relaxing... In fact all the staff we met were really friendly. All this of course for an absolute bargain price... brilliant. Well done Premier... and great idea keeping all the luxury features in this hotel... We'll be back and would happily pay a healthy supplement for that room again...! Thanks..!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BenFerrier, Manager at Premier Inn Bournemouth Central, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay here with us Bournemouth Central. I’m delighted to read you enjoyed your stay so much with us; our goal here at Premier Inn is to ensure our guests feel brilliant through a great night’s sleep and it seems we have certainly achieved tis in your case!
Your decision to stay on is obviously testament to how much you loved the hotel and I will be sure to recognise Sara and Gina for their efforts in helping you to do this so seamlessly as you say! I will also be sure to pass on your wonderfully positive comments about the restaurant to the Food and Beverage staff who will love nothing more than to get this feedback especially following the restaurant’s very recent refurbishment!
Please do come and see us again soon!
Thank you again!
Kind Regards
Ben Ferrier
Reception Team Leader
Email: receptionmgr.bournemouthcentral@whitbread.com
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Had a couple of days away at the end of January, enjoyed our stay very much. Hotel clean, had a large room and a sea view in a very good position. Went to the Russell Coates Museum (last visit 20 years ago), the cinema and pier, Went to two very good restaurants with live music and all within walking distance.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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BenFerrier, Manager at Premier Inn Bournemouth Central, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay here with us Bournemouth Central. It sounds like you had a wonderful and very interesting stay with us. I must go and visit the Russell Coates Museum I have heard nothing but great things about it!
We are very lucky to be situated so close to so many things for our guests to explore, you must come and see us in the summer once this terrible weather has passed when you can really experience Bournemouth in all its glory, with some fascinating views from the hotel!
Thank you again!
Kind Regards
Ben Ferrier
Reception Team Leader
Email: receptionmgr.bournemouthcentral@whitbread.com
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Melksham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Fabulous room, excellent facilities & great view, just a few of the delightful things we experienced during our stay at the end of January. Stayed 2 nights after seeing Sarah Millican at the Pavilion Theatre.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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BenFerrier, Manager at Premier Inn Bournemouth Central, responded to this review, February 5, 2014
What a lovely review and thank you so much for taking the time to write one. I am so thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay so much with us and I do hope you enjoyed the show at the Pavilion, you couldn't ask to be more conveniently located! I will be sure to pass your feedback to all the team as this is so important to us and they will be so pleased to see all the efforts paying off with such a happy guest!
Thank you again!
Kind Regards
Ben Ferrier
Reception Team Leader
Email: receptionmgr.bournemouthcentral@whitbread.com
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Address: Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#3 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#4 Best Value Hotel in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This magnificent art deco hotel is a stone's throw away from the sea front. Local to major transport links (road, rail, bus and air). Walking distance to: 7 miles of award-winning beaches, Bournemouth town centre, Pavilion, Pier, B.I.C, Gardens and great night life.Our Bournemouth Central Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room and an integrated restaurant serving a mix of traditional and contemporary dishes. ... more   less 
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