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Seville, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Brilliant location, great swimming pool - big for a hotel. Excellent buffet breakfast. Lovely art-deco style building. Rooms mixed - some good, some definitely in need of renovation. Beds could be comfier, and walls pretty thin at night - could hear other guests only too well at times. Friendly staff. Has good offers (especially out of season, though we haven't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had an impromptu visit to the Cumberland on a sunny Sunday lunchtime. The atmosphere was superb with people of all ages in the restaurant, bar and pool. Menu is great and the food better than we expected. Service was mixed and could have been better organised but the staff couldn't do more to help. Not sure about the quality of... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A terrific day at The Cumberland to see the annual Air Show. Amazing cold buffet, so much delicious food unable to then eat anything from the hot buffet, everything presented beautifully. We made room for Strawberries and cream or a brownie later in the afternoon. The weather behaved right until the show finished, a great day out.

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Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a full refund and left after one night. The room provided was right next to the lift and the constant loud banging, knocks etc coming from it made it impossible to sleep. The room had no sound proofing and it is difficult to describe the consistent loud bangs eminating from the lift area. I rung reception at 11pm asking... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night so we could see the air show.The hotel is perfectly positioned to see the flying and all the other attractions.The room was basic and very clean.The bathroom was clean and the shower was quite powerful ( for an over the bath type!) There was a kettle and tea/coffee making stuff too. The breakfast was plentiful... More 

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Thank SallyMcArthur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having never stayed in a hotel since we was married many moons ago with trepidation we booked a family room with balcony for this years airshow. We really had nothing to be anxious about as it soon became apparent we had chosen well. From checking in to checking out we couldn't fault our time there, our room was clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Myself and my partner went to Bournemouth for a weeks Holiday and we stayed at the Cumberland Hotel (July) the room was lovely, tidy and clean. The staff we found were extremely rude on the reception desk, unwilling to help with any enquiries we had. Check in was a pallava as they couldn't fuind our information because they had misplaced... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had an excellent stay here. All staff very friendly and gave a warm welcome. Brian Robbins was in particular was a very good host. Made sure we were well catered for and cant wait to come back next year.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the third year that I have booked one of the rooms for the Thursday of the Bournemouth Airshow and every year it has been an incredible experience. I entertain around 25 people and the staff are fantastic at seeing to everyone's needs. The buffet food was brilliant and the views of the display are remarkable. I will definitely... More 

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Dorset
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked into the Cumberland for the last day of the air show. Had a lovely room on the front of the hotel with a balcony and a fantastic view of the show. The room was basic but very clean and with a comfortable bed. The bathroom was also very clean and stylish. The room lacked many extras found in other... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Ventana Grand Cafe
Ventana Grand Cafe
Cuisines: European, British, Gluten Free Options, Gastropub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large Modern Resort style seafront 3 star hotel with 0ver 100 rooms, many rooms with ocean view and balcony or terrace. Two restaurants including Two AA Red rosette award winning Ventana Brasserie, Stylish and trendy Bar and Miami style lido deck with heated outdoor pool( May-Sept), summer BB!Q's and Chill Beds. The Art Deco style resort was Awarded Best large hotel 2009 in the Bournemouth Tourism Awards, is Bournemouth and Dorset's highest AA rated 3 star hotel at 88% in 2013 and also won several national excellence awards in 2011. Rooms are good quality 3 star rooms whilst service is exceptional with stunning public facilties. The Cumberland also has the facilty of an indoor leisure Sauna/Pool complex with squash courts and small gym ( bookable) at Suncliff right next door. Parking is 55 spaces free on a first come first served basis with on street parking in front. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cumberland Hotel

Address: 27 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $93 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cumberland Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Cumberland Bournemouth
Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth
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#2 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#3 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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