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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited the Commodore many times for a lunchtime meal ....food has always been really tasty and the view from the bar is amazing....can be hard to find a parking space in the Summer months but one can usually be found within walking distance. Give it a try...

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here several times before and it was excellent..The service has gone down hill. One day we did not get our room serviced and did not even get an apology, just towels given to us. Even though the restaurant was quiet at breakfast we had to wait ages . If you want a meal in the bar do...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Commodore from Christmas eve for three nights. This is the first time we have been away for Christmas. Chris the manager of the Commodore and his team couldn't have done more for us during our stay. We stayed in room 2 which is a lovely room with a fantastic sea view and was very cosy and...

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Greene King C, General Manager at Commodore Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review you have posted. I will pass on your kind words to my team, and we hope you have a lovely return visit in Feb! Thanks again, and Happy New Year to you. Chris Dowell General Manager

Reviewed 15 December 2016

We booked a table for 10 and pre ordered meals. Most were ok (you can't complain too much when meals are that cheap) apart from the steak which arrived stone cold. They happily agreed to replace it but the new steak didn't arrive until everyone else had finished. Luke warm chips and peas that looked like they'd been dehydrated. The...

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Cyprus
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Three of us arrived and ordered and paid for three meals. We got one drink but the staff did not know how to change the barrel so waited over thirty minutes for the other drinks. Two meals arrived but we waited until after they had finished eating for the third meal to arrive. Absolutely unacceptable. Will not visit again.

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Greene King C, General Manager at Commodore Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback, and apologies that on this occasion our normal high levels of service did not meet your expectations. Please give me a call at the hotel on 01202 423150, or email me 7688@greeneking.co.uk. I would be delighted if you would contact me so we can discuss your experience further. Once again, thanks for your recent...

kent uk
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Commodore for two nights , the hotel is at the end of Fishermans Walk , across the road are cliff top paths , a bistro , and a little further along a sandy children's play area ,also across the road is a zig zag path down to the beach , and the cliff lift . Checking in...

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Greene King C, General Manager at Commodore Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments about your stay. I will pass on your comments to my team! We hope to welcome you again soon. Chris Dowell General Manager

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Stayed here for a night..staff very welcoming and efficient...Room 1 was very cold indeed!! it was a budget room so never expected anything too grand...The breakfast was excellent....Great location to enjoy a good walk or beach holiday....Im sad to say the steak meals we purchased were poor value and very grizzley....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Clean and tidy staff all very helpful but a special thanks to Chris and Ben who went the extra mile to help as my wife has difficulty walking Breakfast was lovely and endless supply of tea and roast Thanks to all and see you all soon

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Somerset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I would like to start by saying that the staff were very polite and helpful. We stayed overnight on the 30th November and were allocated room number "one". If you are visiting in cold weather, avoid this room at all costs. The radiator is undersized for the room area and barely reached a warm temperature. I checked that it was...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Room clean and well serviced daily. Nice and warm. Room 15 great view of Bournemouth town and sea. Been back several times as we love the location, you can walk in any direction and great beaches too. Fabulous varied breakfasts, with a great choice of cereal, pastries and cooked food, also lots of tea and toast. Staff also cheery and...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Commodore Hotel Southbourne near Bournemouth is on the Dorset cliff tops at Southbourne adjacent to the cliff lifts and Fisherman's Walk with easy access from the A31 and A338. The spectacular views across Poole bay take in Swanage to the West and Hengistbury Head and the Isle of Wight to the East. The Commodores location, close to the New Forest, and Bournemouth town centre, makes it an ideal base from which to explore Hampshire and Dorset. The Commodore was built in 1928 and was originally called Crawford's Tea Rooms. In the war it was used to house serving American airmen. In the early 50's an extension was added and it became Crawford's Bar and Hotel. Not long after that, it became The Commodore Hotel. A very popular holiday location. There is limited car parking provided by the hotel but ample on-street car parking within a few minutes walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Commodore Hotel

Address: Southbourne Overcliff Drive | Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3TD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: RM291 - RM505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Commodore Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Room 2 great sea view and a good size.”
 of 5 bubbles horsejumper_11, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay a little more for a better room...budget is cold in winter.but ok in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles joT579, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 faces Bournemouth, lovely view of sea and sunsets!”
 of 5 bubbles 768kathleenk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A fairly quiet area on coast road. Road noise may be an issue in summer with windows open. Opt for top floor”
 of 5 bubbles LoisHertfordshire, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room at the front of the hotel have great sea views”
 of 5 bubbles 123bud1, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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