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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from our stay at the Connaught and have been perfectly happy. Yes, it's old-fashioned and a bit creaky, but it's adequate for a stay in Bournemouth and an easy walk (10 mins max) into the centre of town, and another easy walk (10 mins max) to the beach. Our room was small but fine if all...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night on business. Regularly visit Bournemouth but hadn't found a hotel which ticked all the boxes until now. Convenient location with it's own car park. Being half term and Valentine's Day the hotel was quite full, but had quick and efficient check in. Had a long day so decided to order room service, had to wait just...

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights and were very pleased with our choice overall. It is a well run, clean, smart and friendly hotel and at all times the staff worked very hard to give it a high standard. We stayed in the Tulip Suite which was very nice and spacious, great bed, it also had a seating area and...

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3Thank jasmine83
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

After looking for somewhere to stay after a wedding, we were drawn to the Connaught Hotel due to its high rating on Trip Advisor. The room was clean and tidy, although there was a very strong and stale chemical cleaner type smell coming from the bathroom that was a little off-putting. The breakfast was good, with a good number of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the Connaught hotel as all the reviews we read were very positive. We agree that the staff were all very pleasant but felt very disappointed by our room. We booked a superior double room directly with the hotel..On a very positive note if you book this grade of room or above you are allocated a parking space for...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a night in Bournemouth, Best Western Connaught Hotel. This is a great hotel, 5min walk from town centre and plenty of restaurants and bars. 2 min walk to the beach. Rooms are nice and have everything you need. Absolutely spotless. A few little things like the doors and some fittings are quite dated but overall it's perfectly...

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England
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A first anniversary break and the welcome could not have been warmer. The reception foyer is bright and sparkling with some art deco touches, and the reception staff were 100% helpful. The lift worked perfectly, the room was fine, spotlessly clean as was the bathroom. We dined in the first evening, in the Blake Restaurant - again food and service...

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, spacious. Shower powerful with plenty hot water. Breakfast had plenty of choice. All the staff were great, but a special thanks go to the House keeping staff who serviced our room, a fantastic job by pleasant, polite ladies. Was able to park easily at the hotel but could see at busier times there could be a shortage...

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1Thank Sylv n Maria A
Ashby-de-la-zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for our anniversary and loved it. We had an anniversary card in our room with a voucher for 2x glasses of wine compliments of the hotel. Room was lovely and clean with a balcony ( handy for smokers) housekeeper does a lovely job. Breakfast was best I ever had in a hotel. Staff amazing spa was lovely xx

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1Thank Angietayl0r
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked The Orchid Suite and we really liked it. If weather had been better we could have used the balcony. Bed was so comfy. No problems at all. Bathroom products were lovely. Shower could have been stronger though. All the staff were delightful. Especially Magdi, Natalia and Nicky in the breakfast room. Breakfast was delicious - only thing missing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $92 - $200 (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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Best Western Bournemouth
Bournemouth Best Western
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#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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“we were at the front and we had a very peaceful time - a handy balcony but too cold to sit out”
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“3rd floor have a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Angietayl0r, 1 week ago | Read review
“Orchid suite is the best room”
 of 5 bubbles pebbles034, 1 week ago | Read review
“Rooms at the rear are quieter”
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“Room 2 was very small.”
 of 5 bubbles dianest615, 1 week ago | Read review
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