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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First visit to Bournmouth and based upon the good reviews of this hotel on trip advisor, decided to book a room for a trip to the BIC on Friday. Due to late booking, there was not a lot of availability so had to settle for a standard double. I can only assume that the room was/is a single as there...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were very friendly and courteous. The cleanliness of the hotel was excellent as was the standard and presentation of the food. I can highly recommend this hotel. Our room was large with a high ceiling but very well presented. The bed was a super king and the bed was comfortable and the bedding was immaculate. The bathroom was...

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for three nights. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms were ok and clean but the shower a little small and quite a high step in on ours. The spa was good. Breakfast had a good selection to choose from. Would stay again.

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1Thank Alan C
dorset
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Can't wait to go back and treat myself to another Spa Day! Absolutely fantastic from start to finish. Lovely hotel - very clean and modern with extremely helpful staff. The spa facilities are great and my massage was unbelievably good. Next was lunch - 2 courses and a glass of Prosecco included. My tuna steak salad nicoise deserves 10/10 as...

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic hotel this is. I have never stayed anywhere where all the staff were so welcoming, polite and helpful. The hotel was spotless and beautifully decorated. The swimming pool was beautiful and a decent size. Parking was no problem. The staff went out of their way to provide me with gluten free options for breakfast which we had...

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Sandhurst, Berkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the Connaught for two nights, booked the Orchid Suite direct with the hotel, so were assured a free parking space at all times. The Orchid Suite was absolutely lovely, with two sitting areas an wonderful bathroom with both bath and separate shower, plus the all important king size very comfortable bed. The chambermaid did the most thorough job...

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Dorset
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow...Wow...Wow... this time last week (7th of April) my wonderful friend Anne and I treated ourselves to a Spa Day at the Connaught Hotel. Well, from start to finish it was worth every penny (Special Groupon Offer). From the warm welcome and coffee from Magdi to our really top quality lunch served outside in the sun... WITH BUBBLES...followed by our...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second stop at the Connaught and we would stay again! We stayed in a superior room which was large, comfortable and had all the amenities needed. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the pool/spa are fabulous. It is in a great location, near to town and just down the road from the beach. Recommended.

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BW-Connaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Loz, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager 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 room...

Isle of Wight
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute booking for a work trip. Was roomed in the lodge, which is next door. If I had a choice I would stay in main hotel as easier for using spa facilities and dining. I had a single room so small but perfectly adequate and well priced. Breakfast was a very good choice and I found all staff to...

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BW-Connaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Billy, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager 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 room...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are good enough and very clean both in the room and en suite. The spa facilities are good with the gyms being ok. The food in the restaurant is really good and the breakfast is excellent. Best of all are the staff who are very nice and helpful, especially the restaurant manager. Thank...

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BW-Connaught, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Robert, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager 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 room...

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  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $150 - $303 (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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Also Known As:
Best Western Bournemouth
Bournemouth Best Western
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#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Ask for room in main Hotel over next door lodge if possible.”
sillybillyiow, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was very quiet - apart from the seagulls squawking outside!”
DorsetDweller, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“have a room with balcony”
andrewkB222MB, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Tulip Suite was well placed within the hotel”
_garyleewalsh, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Research room accessibility if you have mobility problems.there is a lift but can still encounter stairs as split landings”
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