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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel located within easy walking distance of the town centre and the beach. The reception looks modern which puts you in goodstead for the rooms, but this is where needs some major updating. Hallways need a coat of paint and new flooring. As for value for money, it was fair, but !!!

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Thank Roger M
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roger, Thank you for your prompt review - As said in my previous responses we are updating as much as we possibly can in regards of the tlc. We wish you all the best and kind regards, More 

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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Checked into the Wessex as the hotel I had booked into was horrible. The staff were excellent, accommodation good and food good. As per other comments furniture/furnishings a little tired but in comparison to where I stayed originally this was luxury! Also to mention that it was wonderfully clean. Perfect location for the Air Show or any other visit to... More 

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Thank Jackie B
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, We are more than delighted to see you have enjoyed your stay thoroughly. Please get in touch with us directly next time you plan on visiting so we can give you the best price possible. Many thanks and all the best, More 

Leicester,England
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok, it does need a bit of revamp in some areas, mainly bedroom carpets and bedroom decor but these are only minor things. The rooms are spacious,clean and with very comfy beds. The lobby area and bar look like they have been refurbished as has the dining room. Breakfast was wonderful, vast selection of hot and cold food and drinks.... More 

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Thank bluefox37
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for you prompt and honest review. I can promise we are not neglecting our rooms and building and doing as much as we can to get everything up to scratch. Your comments on our staff, food and drinks are highly appreciated - than you very much indeed for that! Please contact us direct next time you... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Wessex a couple of years ago and thought it was a little run down and tatty But have to say it is much improved One small point was the insistence that you could not book it until 2pm on the dot But the room was large and pleasant Good tea and coffee making facilities , the... More 

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are absolutely delighted you could see our improvements in all sectors of our establishment. We are continuing with rooms and public areas update and always trying to improve what we can. It is really nice to see it does not go unnoticed - so thank you very much! We hope to have an opportunity of meeting again... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel very dated and desperately in need of a revamp. Check in was chaotic and not correct causing charges to be made to wrong account. Room was clean and adequate and so was breakfast. Outdoor pool was cold even though said was heated but inside pool was ok. Both pools once again in need of serious updating. Price paid was... More 

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Thank Tracey T
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, So sorry we have disappointed you in regards of the check-in. As you haven't explained it fully, I wouldn't be able to comment on what went wrong as I don't know the details so can only apologize again. We never had our outdoor pool heated so you couldn't possibly be told that, perhaps you misunderstood as our indoor... More 

swindon
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here a couple of years ago and it felt like a hotel on the verge of closure. A lot work seemed to be need to the room and quality of food. I noticed it had changed owners and the reviews where better so as it is nice and close to the beaches and the centre of Bournemouth we booked... More 

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Thank carrot10
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment about us. We are more than pleased to know you have noticed the improvements as we are honestly doing as much as we can - thank you very much indeed. I have passed your comment in regards of the bread to the chef who will revise. It is... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel from the inside, in need of a bit of tlc from the outside. Room was massive and a really comfortable bed. Shower was a bit old and not very powerful and some of the decor could have done with a bit of freshening up in the room. Hotel staff were so friendly and helpful ( found me an... More 

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Thank honeymooners202
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay despite the little tlc we need. (And i can promise you we are working on it!) Nice to hear you found our staff helpful and friendly and it is also great to hear you liked the location. We will look forward welcoming you in the Wessex once again, Kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bournmouth was lovely and sunny.... Wessex Hotel *** Fantastic, warm kind friendly atmosphere. Staff are pleasant always willing to assist should a need arise. Facilities, Gym, Pools indoor / outdoor and Full English / Continental Brekkie too were all to an acceptable standard. Stay in terms of comfort and clean, room was equiped with all that you require. Would i... More 

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Thank JimmyBurkat
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy, It is nice to hear you have enjoyed your stay with us - we are delighted everything was up to scratch and you will be staying with us once again. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly to ensure the best possible rate/room is given to you. Many thanks and all the best, More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well we arrived yesterday and wondered down into the town centre which is only a 7 minute walk from the hotel. Which is brilliant for an evening stroll or to pop out for a meal. There's a lot to offer in the hotel from pool,gym and bar area. We sat at the bar area for food last night an what... More 

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share a few words with us and let me say how grateful we are for your kind comments on your staff, meals and leisure facilities. In regards of the building - as mentioned in my previous responses - we are updating our rooms as much as we... More 

Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value and convenient to walk into town. Good parking facilities - really good Italian restaurant on site. Breakfast good. Could do with updating but adequate. Staff pleasant and helpful. Would go again

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Thank junedowe
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Very nice and prompt review - we need more constructive reviews such as yours! Thank you very much for sharing your opinion and let me say we are extremely pleased you enjoyed and will stay with us again. Many thanks and kind regards, More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 109-bedroom Wessex Hotel is on the West Cliff, just five minutes' walk from the centre of Bournemouth, where you can enjoy award-winning Blue Flag beaches, fantastic restaurants and bars and many family attractions. The Hotel has its own leisure club with comprehensive facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium and beauty treatment rooms. There are also function rooms for large-scale business events, lavish and intimate weddings and other celebrations, free parking and free WiFi throughout Enjoy a seaside holiday, a family break or a romantic getaway at the Wessex Hotel, Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wessex Hotel

Address: West Cliff Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $77 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wessex Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Wessex Hotel Bournemouth
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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