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BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

I went to the Connaught in May for a spa day and thoroughly enjoyed my day. The hotel is very modern, clean, fresh and relaxing. All of the staff are very welcoming, including those on reception, housekeeping, restaurant, bar and spa. The pool is a good size and there is also a spacious steam room and sauna right next to...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

We look forward to your return visit EEdwards - thank you so much for your "Gorgeous" review!! Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and...

Eynsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We stayed at the hotel to celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary and take in the Gladys Knight show at the BIC. The hotel was superb and we could not fault it. All the staff were attentive and seemed to be very happy in their work. Leisure facilities were great and we enjoyed using the excellent swimming pool. The breakfast was...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted the 36th anniversary celebrations were such a success Roy - here's to the next one!! Many thanks for your super review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we...

Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is my second attempt staying in this hotel. The staff are lovely, the rooms are lovely but I just can't sleep. It's not anything the management can do- it's just an old property. It creeks and everything in the hallway feels like it's in your room. I had a front room and the lorry bins woke me just as...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your "Lovely" review Winterlogfires although I was sorry to read of your sleepless night. If you have a moment please drop me a line to let me know which room you occupied - we might be able to do something about the creaking!! Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay...

Shanklin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Needed a hotel close to the BIC, added advantage of parking. Hotel spotless with choice of dinging facilities, pool and spa. Lovely clean room with tea/coffee making facilites and hairdryer. Spacious bathroom with large shower.

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much indeed Carole for your "Fabulous Hotel" review - delighted we ticked all the boxes. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices...

London
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We spent two nights at the Connaught Hotel and would have difficulty finding anything negative to say. The staff have just the right combination of warm friendliness and polite formality and all seem to take a pride in their job and the hotel. The room was immaculate with great attention to detail and the entrance hall and public rooms beautifully...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks Ealingfolk for your "Fantastic" review; it's always nice to received such accolades from a seasoned traveller. No one knows a hotel better than those working there so booking direct ensures total satisfaction. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct...

Peterborough
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Just returned from a 3 night stay at this wonderful hotel. Stayed on a bed & breakfast basis, but did eat in the brasserie on the first night. The staff are all great, very friendly & approachable. Our standard room was small but adequate. Air conditioning would have been nice as it was very warm weather & a fridge for...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

We look forward to your return visit MSulsh - thank you so much for your "Wonderful" review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us. David F Miller Managing Director Always book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it always ensures you get the room and the bath or shower that you...

Winchelsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Just returned and had a fantastic 4 nights here. The staff are excellent and really happy to make your stay fabulous. The food is excellent both breakfast and bar food. If you're not happy with this hotel then you must be very difficult to please. We stayed in the Orchid suite which was fantastically clean and really comfortable. Bathroom excellent....

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Our pleasure Minnie - thank you so much for your absolutely fabulous review!! Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it ensures you get...

Southend-on-Sea, England
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I stayed here with a group of male golfers for two nights partly on the basis of all of the excellent reviews that we read on tripadvisor. It's a perfectly acceptable place to stay for a few nights but I really don't think that it's as good as many of the other reviewers suggest - maybe it really is one...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks Essexboy for your "Perfectly OK" review. We have been in touch with every member of your group regarding the issues raised with my apologies concerning the fish and chips in the Brasserie. Blakes would have been more suitable for you all - it's a double rosette restaurant and ranked 18 out of 500+ Bournemouth restaurants!! Please note below...

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My Friend and I stayed for 3 nights . We found the Hotel to be very Clean and comfortable. All the staff where extremely helpful and pleasant, we used their Restaurant and where very pleased with the food and service We stayed in Bournemouth as it was central for us to visit Monkey world and a swan sanctuary at Abbotsbury...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Babsyblue for your very nice review. I was delighted to read just how busy you were with the local attractions which are really quite superb!! If guests have a problem with stairs they should contact reception and reserve a room on the top floor as there are no stairs whatsoever. Best wishes and thank you for...

Heathrow area
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Stayed on a Sunday night in early June. Had booked a delux with balcony. We were upgraded to an executive with balcony on the first floor overlooking the side garden, nicely fitted out hotel. Good service although had to wait at reception to be checked in and even though it was just past checkin time room not easy yet. Quality...

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David1007, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS The Connaught Hotel, responded to this review

Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us Bill - many thanks for your 5 star review. Best wishes and thank you for choosing to stay with us David F Miller Managing Director Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are now guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202 298020 - we guarantee the lowest prices and it...

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  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 - RM974 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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