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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have enjoyed a lot of afternoon teas, but not a chocolate themed one. So after staying at the sister hotel (Chocolate Boutique Hotel), I had seen this on their website. So had to try it for a chocolate themed weekend. The hotel is in a good location, with good parking, and access to the beach. 10-15 min walk. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to Helen who organised a beautiful baby shower for my sister. Staff were very friendly and on hand to make sure the day went smoothly. The room was decorated tastfully and the food was delicious, will recommend to a friend for future events.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic reception from the staff,comfortable room overlooking the sea, The restaurant had a wide selection of dishes to choose from, the table was looked after by Slawomir G. (I hope I have got the name right ) who did an excellent job. The food could not bettered. Breakfast was in the same class, tasty and we'll served. The bar was...

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Djibouti, Djibouti
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We needed a fairly central location to attend a wedding near the town centre and found the Cottonwood to be ideal. Although described as a boutique hotel I feel that the description should mean small, modern and classy. However I believe their idea of boutique is quirky with a mix of styles. I did like the suits of armour in...

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Fareham, Hampshire
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff. Easy to find, lots of free parking. About 15 minutes walk to Bournemouth. Great sized room overlooking the sea. Was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was buffet style with hot and cold choices. Would recommend.

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We came here for our 2 year anniversary in early December, the hotel was just as described. We had a beautiful view from our room, we had Prosecco, Chocalates and rose petals awaiting in our room which was part of the package ( she loved the suprise) we also had a card from the hotel themselves which was a lovely...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review on your recent stay at the hotel. I am delighted you enjoyed your overall stay with us and found the staff so friendly and accommodating. The hotel is currently undergoing a full refurbishment of all its bedrooms and some of the public areas which we aim to have completed by February. This will enable us...

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Reviewed January 1, 2017

My family and I enjoyed a fantastic New Years Eve at the Cottonwood! Everything was so well organised from start to finish. The girls in the Events Office were so pleasant and helpful. The service and attention during the evening was second to none. The food was delicious and to top it all the entertainment (Anthony Adams) was great! There...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review on your visit to the hotel on New Years Eve. I am delighted you enjoyed your evening and chose the Cottonwood to see in your new year celebrations. Running events such as this to take so much time in planning and organisation and it is a delight to receive such positive feedback from our...

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding at the Cottonwood Boutique Hotel on 17th December. The event organiser Helen was fantastic from start to finish with the planning of the wedding and Gary was there on the day to make sure that everything went to plan. The service was second to none and we heard so many positive remarks from our guests about...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and choosing the Cottonwood Hotel for your very special day. I am delighted that every aspect of your wedding from the initial booking and planning of the day with Helen through to the whole running of the day itself was as perfect as you had hoped for. We are very lucky to have such...

Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

We had to go to a funeral so booked hotel just for the night Arrived about 8 pm very friendly receptionist the room clean ( noisy floorboards) bar very nice and we'll stocked staff very friendly Bed comfortable slept like a log breakfast very nice And nice to wake up looking at the sea

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay with us at the Cottonwood. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

What an absolute joke of a place Booked 2 rooms via booking.com as we always do and were refused entry by a drunken night porter who demanded we pay £160:00 for 2 rooms that I had already booked for under £60:00,having just drove 700 miles to be greeted in such a manner safe to say we won't be booking here...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Dear Sir, My only response to this review at this stage is to make you aware that i have duly noted your review and am in the process of requesting that trip adviser has this review removed. Your allegation and attempt to slander the reputation of a member of staff that has worked at this hotel for over...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With magnificent panoramic views across the bay, the chic and recently refurbished Cottonwood Boutique Hotel has a superb cliff-top location. It offers a sun terrace, and an on-site restaurant serving locally sourced fresh ingredients. Free parking is available on site and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The boutique hotel has 28 stylish rooms with tea/coffee making facilities, a TV and a hairdryer. Many rooms overlook the bay, and all have a private modern bathroom. The stylish Bar Vista, with its sunny terrace and garden, provides contemporary brasserie food all day. The Garden Restaurant offers refined and elegant dining using local, fresh ingredients from one of Dorset's leading chefs. Guests can enjoy a range of beauty treatments in the on site beauty parlour Beauty Essence, as well as live entertainment in the Bar Vista. The Cottonwood Boutique is located a 15-minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $67 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Minotel Bournemouth
Bournemouth Minotel
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#15 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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