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The Croham Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent 4 nights in a single room here while visiting family and I was extremely comfortable. The whole place was clean and attractive. All staff were very pleasant and went out of their way to be helpful. Breakfast was good, exactly what I wanted, and all in all, it was very good value. A very decent 3 star hotel.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and two other friends stayed in room 306. It had a double bed and a single bed in. We were prewarned about this before we booked which we were ok about. Also parking charges applied which we were told before we booked as well. The room was a decent size for us and had a bath with a shower...

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Thank Benjamin W
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect Overnight stay for four sisters to catch up. Four single beds in a comfy room with everything we needed. Easy check- in. Lovely room. Nice bar area. Lovely breakfast served by such a lovely polite girl. Nothing was any trouble for her & lovely guy on check-out too. Will defo be back :)

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Thank tracie p
Devizes, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

we had booked the room through a booking website and the cost was £45 including the breakfast for both of us, on arrival we had to swipe the card the room was booked on which we found unusual because we were going to pay cash, on reading the small print the charge was going to be taken from the card...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The Croham was a base for us while my husband and I were in Bournemouth visiting the University with our daughter. This was described by Booking.com as ‘one of our top picks’, ‘elegant’ and with ‘bright and airy bedrooms’ and given 6/10 overall score by reviewers. Believe me, this is not how I would describe it! I hadn’t read TripAdvisor...

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1Thank ammartini
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Have to leave room key with staff when going out. On return with two friends who wanted to come in for a drink in our room, male member of staff refused the key until they left. We argued they were allowed to come in for a drink as they weren't staying and no where does it state you cannot have...

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2Thank Sophie J
Portsmouth
Reviewed September 26, 2016

I stayed here in August for 2 stints of Monday to Friday for business. Well located but thats about it really. I had a room at the top of the hotel, very hot so had to leave the windows open. The window catch was not very secure. The bathroom was basically a toilet opposite a shower cubicle. Now onto the...

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2Thank Nicola B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Everything that others say and some more! Very poor mattresses,essentially sleeping on the divan. The room and bathroom were tiny, room smelt terrible,no 'extras' to make you feel better about staying here. The walls are, indeed, paper thin and you might as well be in a dormitory. The breakfast staff seemed to be doing us a favour, little choice on...

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1Thank sue l
Hayling Island
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Poor, dirty walls, handles loose and missing and falling off doors and drawers, damaged furniture, shower ran out of water. scruffy but helpful staff. Wifi £2.90 per day and you have to pay to park inside the hotel car park. The only partially redeeming feature is that the breakfast was reasonable. The hotel was £50 a night, I expected better...

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I only stayed one night and only problems for myself was there was stairs in room from door to bathroom and very steep and window was unsafe if u have young children, very low and no lock just wide open and shut. Weather was very hot and so the room was I couldn't get air con to work and when...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
**UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT** Situated in the West Cliff area, within easy reach of Bournemouth's town centre, the sandy beaches and the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), this comfortable hotel offers good-value en suite rooms. The Croham Hotel is just one mile (1.6 km) from Bournemouth Railway Station and has easy access to the A35 and the area's major road network. The great location means that the hotel offers easy access to the pavilion, the piers and the theatres. All of the town centre's shops, bars, cafes and restaurants are within easy reach. All of the rooms have either a shower or a bath with shower. Each room has a TV with Freeview digital channels, tea/coffee and a hairdryer. The restaurant offers traditional English cuisine and international classics. A freshly prepared breakfast is served daily. There is a lift serving all of the hotel's upper floors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Croham Hotel

Address: 9 Durley Road South, Bournemouth BH2 5JH, England (Formerly Croham Hurst Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $34 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Croham Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Croham Hotel Bournemouth
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#25 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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“306 was a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles benjaminw207, 6 days ago | Read review
“If your there are 4 off you room 214 was brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles traciep235, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't bother, go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles 998nicolab, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 406suel, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Eatery_Reviewer, Sep 17, 2016 | Read review
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