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Coventry
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped here with work for 3 nights. Situated on the front looking out to sea this hotel is one of the better ones I have stayed in. Room was very spacious with large double bed TV shower and bath. Breakfast was just what I wanted with full English and continental if required. Found the hotel very warm the heating must...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from an overnight stay at this hotel and simply cannot fault it. Rooms were great and the most comfortable beds I have ever come across. Large room with the usual tea/coffee making facilities, trouser press,hair dryer and iron & ironing board. Plenty of hanging space and storage. Toiletries in bathroom and good quality bedding and towels. Small pool,...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotels communal areas very nicely decorated. Our room was upgraded to a sea view. Lovely comfortable bed, bathroom a little dated but everything worked. The room was very hot and we could not turn the heating down or off. We did tell a member of staff but it did not change. Staff were very helpful but there was only...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear 813Anne, I was disappointed to read the part of your review regarding the heating in your bedroom and the fact that you could not turn it down, please accept my apologies for this. I will share your good comments with The Head Chef and all the kitchen team that you enjoyed the food that they produced for you. Despite...

amsterdam
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived about 4pm for the halloween weekend. We were processed quickly and were given a room with a balcony and Seaview and breakfast. We had a few drinks in the cocktail bar and then headed out into the town. We returned about 1am and there was a halloween party going on with lots of customers and staff wearing some impressive...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear AmsterdamAmster Thank you for taking the time to write your positive review following on from your weekend. The sea view rooms are stunning and provide great coastal views no matter what time of year. The team are always willing to get involved where necessary and happy to join in to help the celebrations along. I am sure that the...

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel is very scenic, from East Cliff the ocean view is stunning, and not far away from the town centre. The cleanliness level was superb, much better than the majority I've stayed at. The room was the best part, the bed was too comfortable to get out of in the morning! The sheets were high quality...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear t0mrayner It was a pleasure to read your great review following on from your short stay with us. I must agree with you that the view from the hotel and the cliffs are stunning. I will be sharing your comments with the housekeepers and with Kaja. Thank you for your recommendation to your friends and I hope that you...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed for one night at the hotel but from arrival to departure everything was perfect. Its an old style hotel but everything was clean and tidy and the staff were brilliant. I can give a special mention to Sue who was outstanding. We hope to stay again very soon. Well done.

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear skiredcat Thank you for taking the time to leave your review following on from your one night stay with us. I will be passing your positive comments on to the team especially to Sue and I hope that we get the chance to welcome you back in the near future for a longer stay. Regards

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought the travelzoo voucher for an evening stay, and had the meals included, and to be honest the deal seemed to good to be true, and 9 times out of 10 that is correct, but from the time we booked in and given our room (which although slightly tired) was bigger than most we have been given on previous...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Ivan B I was pleased to read your review that you posted earlier this week following on from your recent stay with us at The Carlton. I have personally spoken with the kitchen brigade and front of house team and passed on your positive comments to them all. Despite the car parking charges, I do hope that we get...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel deal great at £199 for 2 nights for 2 B+B and 1 * 3 course meal. We both ordered sea bass fillet but it was the biggest chunk of Sea Bass I have ever seen, more like a big Salmon size chunk and Sea Bass is not like that! Queried it and chef said (via waiter) it was Sea...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Barry C Thank you for your recent review and yes we have some great deals on offer via the Hallmark website. I have discussed your comments with the relevant departmental managers and we have taken your feedback on board re the plumbing and the sea bass. I am pleased to read that you liked the huge bed and that...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stay here two days ago as running a training course. Fantastic sea view room very clean and comfortable..restaurant food amazing with friendly service...reception very effecient and helpful with my requirements went above and beyond their call of duty..thank you Jane... Will return.

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear bob w. It is always a pleasure to read such a great review and I have already shared your comments with Jane and the rest of the team who looked after you efficiently and professionally during your training course. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although there were mixed reviews in terms of the hotel, we decided to give the hotel a go. We only stayed for a weekend to get away from London and explore the lovely shores of Bournemouth. We thought the hotel was very cosy and the rooms very clean. The breakfast was also very fresh although service tended to be a...

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Stephen A, General Manager at Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton, responded to this review

Dear Maridrizzle. I was pleased to read your recent review” great location” following on from your weekend stay with us. Bournemouth has some lovely shores as you have commented and we are next to them at The Carlton. There were issues with the Jacuzzi during your visit and please accept my apologies for this but I am glad that you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star stunning hotel on Bournemouth's cliff-top, offering traditional stylish rooms, many with sea views. Award winning restaurant, bar, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, steam room, sauna, and beauty treatment rooms. An easy walk down the zig zag path to the golden sands, and 5 minutes walk to the town centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3DN, England (Formerly Menzies Carlton Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $58 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton 4*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Menzies Carlton Bournemouth
Hotel Menzies Carlton
Carlton Hotel Bournemouth
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#12 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I imagine that all the rooms are lovely.[96 is huge!]”
 of 5 bubbles elaineh969, 4 days ago | Read review
“Request an upgrade it worked for us”
 of 5 bubbles 813Anne, 1 week ago | Read review
“Best rooms are balcony with sea view and breakfast!”
 of 5 bubbles AmsterdamArnster, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sea view is spectacluar”
 of 5 bubbles t0mrayner, 1 week ago | Read review
“Get sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 194barryc, 1 week ago | Read review
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