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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we were greeted and checked in by a lovely receptionist. Once we were settled in our room, we received a courtesy phone call to check we were happy with our room. Our room was clean, tidy and complimentary bottles of water were a nice surprise (it's the little things!). Wonderful night's sleep, the bed is so comfortable. We...

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I visited Bournemouth for the weekend as we were attending a Special Assembly at the BIC. The Connaught caught our eye on line because it looked nice. It was more than nice. It was exceptional. As soon as you walk through the door, you are drawn back to the old days with chandeliers, beautiful cornice and stunning...

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Calne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New Year was once again celebrated at The Connaught. There have been a couple of changes, but generally the staff are the same. What a wonderful welcome we had, with the food and entertainment 1st class. Very well done to Simon the General Manager, Nicki the maitre d and for the attention to detail from all of the staff.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very pleasant stay on my return to my hometown. Facilities were good, spa was very nice. Great location too - only downside were the reception staff, all very rude. Had absolutely no issues otherwise, just a shame that they put a dampener on the stay. A smile goes a long way!

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

First floor, superior room, close to lifts. Excellent stay and standard as always. The staff cannot do enough for you, you are normally made to feel like family and this visit was no exception. Slept beautifully unlike the following day in the Premier inn.

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Chalfont St Giles
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent location for walking into town or along the cliff and down to the beach. Comfortable room and good size bed for two largish people. Really friendly staff in all departments from room cleaning, breakfast, reception and especially the bar. This was our second year and we will probably go back next year too.

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london
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar staff second to none , Breakfast, nothing was a problem what ever we wanted we got with a smile, We upgraded so we had a balcony it was lovely,but we have stayed here before and that room was just as lovely very clean and unlike some hotel's we have stayed in the shower was HOT all the time not...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great stay at The Connaught. We have stayed many times at this hotel which has become our go to hotel in Bournemouth. Staff always happy to help, the spa is always clean and tidy and in working order. We have stayed in both the main hotel and the lodge and can say the lodge is just as nice as...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great room,number 30,large space great sized bed,a wee small bathroom though but comfortable enough for my birthday treat.The reception staff on hearing this to be a birthday treat sent a birthday card through our door within 5 minutes of our arrival.Great attentiveness to detail all through.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stay for access to all that Bournemouth offers. We have stayed before and we were not disappointed on our weekend stay to celebrate a birthday. The spa facilities are excellent. Lovely staff always keen to help and the Blakes restaurant exceptional food just perfect for celebrating. Highly recommend this place and will definitely be back.

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  • Spa
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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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 Bluewater Spa offers 2 gymnasiums, an 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna and a beauty and 3 massage therapy suites, to include a double. 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 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

Address: 30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $87 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 54
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bournemouth
Bournemouth Best Western
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#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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“There is a lift to all floors”
 of 5 bubbles carolineking5, 2 days ago | Read review
“This is a luxury hotel without the luxury price tag, if available it's worth the money to upgrade your room.”
 of 5 bubbles cokers, 1 week ago | Read review
“Go to the floor 3”
 of 5 bubbles julie150, 1 week ago | Read review
“For quiet ask to be away from the stairs and lift.Always ask to be away from the hotel bins,as we did.”
 of 5 bubbles 547joann, 1 week ago | Read review
“The main hotel has lovely rooms the Lodge is great but a short walk through the car park to the main hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 76brendas, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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