We booked two rooms - one superior double, one standard double - for an overnight trip (an early start university interview) via the Best Western website. On arrival, we were pleased to discover that the standard had been upgraded to a balcony room at no additional cost (although weather did not permit its use!). Both rooms were pleasantly decorated, comfortably furnished and spotlessly clean.
Whilst we did not eat in the hotel restaurant on the evening of our stay (we chose to eat in Bournemouth town centre) we enjoyed a very pleasant breakfast the following morning.
Staff were all very friendly and efficient.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This AA 4 star BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel is Trip Advisor's No 1 Bournemouth Hotel with a magnificent spa, an award-winning double rosette restaurant and 54 beautifully decorated en-suite bedrooms, including 3 junior suites, 6 executive rooms, superior, standard and single rooms, some with their own private balcony or terrace. The hotel is centrally located on the West Cliff and is less than 500m to the town centre, with all its bars, clubs and restaurants, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre, pier and beaches. Free WiFi, Free Parking and Free Membership of the Spa and Leisure Club await you. The Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club offers 2 gymnasiums, an 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna and a beauty and massage therapy suite. After a relaxing day in the Spa enjoy a fine dinner and top class wine in our award-winning, double rosette restaurant, Blakes, where Nick Rutigliano, the Maitre d', and his team will serve you with superb food, freshly prepared by Ben Nicol, the Head Chef. The hotel was again awarded the highly coveted Silver Shield in 2013 by Green Tourism for Business for its contribution to the environment and local community. Trip Advisor has once again awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence to the Hotel, the Spa and to Blakes Restaurant. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Bournemouth
- Bournemouth Best Western