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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We had one night here in July and found the hotel to be of a really good standard. (I've stayed at other Best Westerns that haven't been quite as good as this one) All of the staff were very friendly and couldn't be more helpful. The pool and jacuzzi were fabulous and clean with a good range of spa treatments... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been coming to stay at the hotel for 25 years and seen many changes. The facilities are excellent and there is a good choice of different types of rooms. Dining in is a must, either in Blakes restaurant or the hotel brasserie. It was lovely to sit outside for breakfast too.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is located approx 10 mins walk from the pier & beach, (downhill) there is a lift down to the beach (costs £1:20).. The room was No 43, is a little on the small side as double rooms go, its has all the normal hotel items... tea & coffee / hairdryer / air con...ect all to a good standard....The breakfasts... More 

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Room was small but I was advised that this was the case. Was a very hot day but a fan kept the room manageable. Easy check in and friendly team of staff in all areas. Enjoyed an evening meal in the brasserie and as weather was fabulous ate outside. Very close to the beach, down a hill tho but was... More 

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Thank Creisha
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 3 nights. It was extremely clean. Staff were totally attentive and polite. I have a food allergy and Nicky in the breakfast restaurant went out of his way to ensure that I had toast every morning that was appropriate for me. The spa facilities were clean, well equipped and reasonably priced. The room was... More 

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

Thank you so much Nicki for your very generous review. I was delighted you managed to take full advantage of the facilities in the spa and had a "Fantastic" experience overall. Until the next time.... Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were able to book a number of rooms in the Connaught Hotel for our invited Wedding guests. Apart from one guest, all were very happy with the allocated rooms, while the Orchid Suite was exceptionally good, especially with the Air conditioning! A Drinks Reception was arranged for up to 40 people and the Hotel staff were extremely helpful and... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have stayed at this hotel man times and it always delivers excellent service and is in a great location. Rooms are very comfortable, spacious and in great decor and always clean. The staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble with great service. The leisure facilities and the pool in particular are first rate. Blake Restaurant deserves all... More 

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

Good to see you again Mike and thank you very much for your 5 star review. Hope to see you 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... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Connaught several times and had a really good time every time. I have tried a few different rooms including the suites and this time I went for a double with a balcony (room 55). Fist up the room, no getting away from it this is a small room, with the tub chair in place you... More 

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

And we just loved your review Dave, thank you so much. Good to see you as ever and we look forward to seeing you again in September. 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... More 

Nottingham
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really love this hotel. From the moment you step through the door you are made to feel very welcome. The hotel is clearly very well managed and the staff, without exception, are incredibly professional, helpful and friendly, they are all real ambassadors to The Connaught. The hotel has a lovely Brasserie which is the less formal option for your... More 

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

Good to see you again Joseph and my thanks for your "Outstanding" 5 star review. Have a good summer and we look forward to seeing you 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... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay with friends in this gem of a hotel, reception/lobby, bars, spa and outside seating areas are faultless, very easy to relax and the staff 5 star. Breakfast very good and plenty of it. Location an added bonus, just a stroll to the beach and town. Treatments at the spa were wonderful. We had the most fantastic Champagne afternoon... More 

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1 Thank Kor S
David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Kor for your 5 star review and delighted you and your friends had such a delightful weekend. Please do let me know which room you stayed in so that we can turn off the bathroom towel rail for others, thank you. For future reference all the rooms on the top floor, to include all the balcony... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $132 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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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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