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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived early and requested early check in. Took a few minutes but this was permitted and we were upgraded to a suite. We also requested a late check out and they kindly obliged with this too. Very comfy bed, small but pleasant sitting room, lovely en suite. Great breakfast, dinner was very nice too. Would certainly consider staying here again.

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

Thank you for your review Tanya, I am delighted you had a "lovely relaxed 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...

Purley, Surrey UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for three nights during a school reunion. We had a comfortable superior room with a 6' bed. Room 1 had a bath and you need to be agile to step into the bath to use the shower. This room was on the first floor and near reception. The only problem was the housekeeping staff assembled their trollies outside...

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

Thank you for your review PurleyTraveler, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay overall and we look forward to welcoming you back again 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...

kent
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long Friday evening drive it was a relief to be greeted so warmly by Michael. Our superior room was well-appointed, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Diane in the Brasserie was excellent. The ambience was greatly enhanced by the (live) alto saxophonist. Breakfast was sumptuous - a fantastic choice. Would stay here again. The only downside - parking is very...

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

Thank you for your review Maria, 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...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Tulip room via the best western website. When we got to the hotel, we were booked in the Orchid Room. They said u could only book the Tulip directly through the hotel. The Orchid was a good size with a large comfy bed. The furniture and hotel is a little dated and the room smelled fusty. However...

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

Thank you for your review Maria and apologies once again for the mix up with your room reservation from Best Western. I have already spoken with your husband regarding this issue and we look forward to welcoming you back another time. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking...

Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well situated close to the beach.swimming pool and sauna very pleasant.staff were all particularly helpful and pleasant.the hotel was very clean.breakfast was wonderful with a huge choice of food.the bed was very comfortable.

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

Thank you for your review Ruth - I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely shocking...I tried to book for 2 adults and 1 child. I had trouble booking on line so called hotel direct. Despite their website saying kid friendly, telling you about their child policy (free breakfast, free stay with 2 paying adults etc), a box put number of and age of children when selecting rooms etc, option to select family rooms...

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

Thank you for your review Dackins - We do have rooms suitable for families so I imagine they were fully booked for your requested dates otherwise we would have been able to accommodate you. If you are still looking for a room please call and ask for me personally so I can assist you. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager...

Crewe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from our second visit to The Connaught,I really felt in need of a break and it certainly came 'up to the mark'. The hotel is great,only a ten minute walk into the centre,the food is lovely and the pool area and facilities are brilliant. It is a spotlessly clean hotel and the staff are so friendly but without...

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

Thank you for your review Gaynor and for such high praise. We look forward to welcoming you back again. 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 and the bath...

Orpington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a ladies festival here and was very impressed with our stay, the staff and your hospitality. The suite where the function was held was decorated lovely do hope we come here again. The walk to town was a bit tricky very hilly and narrow pathways but the hotel makes up for that.

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

Thank you for your review Georgina - I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and the function that you attended. We look forward to welcoming you back again. 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...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice hotel with spa facilities great breakfast full English and all the usuals, the staff were friendly and helpful, everything is close by 3 minutes walk to town, beach and new cinema complex with restaurants also close to pubs great getaway definitely stay again

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

Thank you for your review Patrick - I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again. 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...

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful two night mid week break at the connaught. Reasonable price. Brasserie food was top stuff. At breakfast the array of food was amazing. Spoilt for choice really. Room was good not massive but adequate and very clean. Only criticism here more teabags please. 4 per day not really enough. Also only rwo measly biscuits ( coffee slim...

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

Thank you for your "splendid" review VR123 - I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again 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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM434 - RM979 (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 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Executive Room was fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 975mickr, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“As it was a special occasion and family were joining us we chose a Suite which was excellent for our purpose.”
 of 5 bubbles bringwood, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a top floor room nobody above you”
 of 5 bubbles alisonj380, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is convenient, but not suitable if you enjoy a late breakfast!!!”
 of 5 bubbles PurleyTraveller, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for a superior room in the main building, not the annex”
 of 5 bubbles KentHalfcentury, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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