Booked three rooms for a special occasion weekend - double with terrace, double with balcony and twin. The twin was the most modern and looked good. The terrace room was dated and a bit of a disappointment, but at least the view was great and we were all able to sit outside there as long as it wasn't too windy. The other double was upgraded to a suite, which was spacious and had interesting furniture, stereo system, two tv's and a mini fridge. Unfortunately, the bed was extremely hard and it was a relief to get up in the morning!
Breakfast was good, as was dinner in the Ventana restaurant, although quite pricey. The location is ideal, although we had to park on the road the first evening and then in the hotel next door, never quite managing to park in the car park at the hotel we were actually in until we loaded the car to leave!
I'd be tempted to return but for the uncomfortable bed and the feeling that it wasn't great value for money at over £400 for two nights B&B.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Large Modern Resort style seafront 3 star hotel with 0ver 100 rooms, many rooms with ocean view and balcony or terrace. Two restaurants including Two AA Red rosette award winning Ventana Brasserie, Stylish and trendy Bar and Miami style lido deck with heated outdoor pool( May-Sept), summer BB!Q's and Chill Beds. The Art Deco style resort was Awarded Best large hotel 2009 in the Bournemouth Tourism Awards, is Bournemouth and Dorset's highest AA rated 3 star hotel at 88% in 2013 and also won several national excellence awards in 2011. Rooms are good quality 3 star rooms whilst service is exceptional with stunning public facilties. The Cumberland also has the facilty of an indoor leisure Sauna/Pool complex with squash courts and small gym ( bookable) at Suncliff right next door. Parking is 55 spaces free on a first come first served basis with on street parking in front. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Cumberland Bournemouth
- Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth