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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly and helpful staff, hotel and rooms very clean, stayed in a balcony room it was lovely. Enjoyed very much and will return. Excellent location. Food in the restaurants is excellent. Breakfast was great with lots of choices and buffet style. Pool and spa an added bonus.

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Thank Julie P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stay in Bournemouth fairly regularly, and have stayed at most of the higher grade hotels. When I have a choice, I always stay at the Connaught - by far the best hotel in Bournemouth - and stayed there again last week. What a pleasure it was to be welcomed so warmly by management and staff, and to be made... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had our second two night break at the Connaught this September. Once again it didn't disappoint. Friendly, helpful, efficient staff, we stayed in a comfortable room on the first floor. Facilities in the room were good-we even had a biscuit to go with our coffee which is rare these days. The breakfast was excellent and we ate good food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Hotel. Good Location to town and beach and Restaurants. Even had a couple of good evenings in the local pub The Hop Inn. Good group there on the Saturday night called SOULution. Great Room with a balcony. Room was well equipped. Like the toiletries they supply.

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Connaught 12 months ago and thoroughly enjoyed our stay so decided to return. This time we had an executive room which was lovely and spacious and well worth upgrading. We ate each evening in the Brasserie where the menu was varied and food excellent.

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Strasbourg, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel very near the centre/beach area (steep short uphill climb back to hotel - good exercise). Great indoor pool. Lovely fresh breakfast menu - same every day but there is other stuff you can order, like porridge, ham, cheese, etc. at no extra charge. Excellent service all round. Everybody very helpful. Definitely recommend it.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Particularly impressed with breakfast staff. Unlike so many other hotels I have stayed at they actually cleared plates when they were finished. The rooms were spacious and comfortable and location was excellent for our needs, just back from the beach

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had 3 nights at this wonderful hotel, the staff were superb, nothing was too much trouble, the rooms and public areas were as good as you would expect from a hotel of this calibre, would definitely stay again

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Amanda for your "Smashing" review - we hope to see yuo again soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you get the room and the bath or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed as base for conference at BIC. Good location. Friendly staff, very welcoming. Good size room with windows that open (not found often enough nowadays). Good quality breakfast and worth the supplement. Didn't use spa facilities but seemed popular.

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks Duncan for your "Great" review and I hope we see you again very soon. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you get the room and the bath or shower... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well placed once you get your head around where you are and is close to the seafront but down a steep hill. The room we had was fantastic, with a very large bathroom with a walk-in shower and the bed was very comfortable too and the cleanliness of the room was excellent. The Brassierie Restaurant was good... More 

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Dawn for your lovely review and apologies about the TV reception - the electrical storm on Friday blew the Freeview boxes and the telephones, not only for us but for a good part of Bournemouth and we had to wait until the Tuesday to get a new one delivered and fitted. These things always seem to... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 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: $104 - $207 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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