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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Me and my boyfriend were celebrating another year together. All the staff were so lovely and helped organised a surprise with my boyfriend. Wine and roses. The restaurant was amazing and I've honestly never enjoyed staying at a hotel as much !! Beautiful room with a sea view.

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We got married on the 27th Dec 2016 couldn't of asked for a better day, the hotel was fantastic and beautifully decorated! Didn't have to worry about anything at all ! The staff were helpful and very friendly our wedding coordinator Brian was fantastic and nothing was too much for him! The food tasted amazing and all the guests commented...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was an offer of two nights breakfast and one evening meal. We played extra for a second meal and sea view rooms. It was a brilliant stay the staff are excellent very friendly so helpful and friendly. It was worth paying extra for sea view room. It is near to Bournemouth town centre. We are already planning our next...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A newly refurbished hotel we had a sea view and a superior room on the first floor with a terrace. The room although not as large as I would have liked was fantastic and well fitted out and beautifully fitted out bathroom. The sun terrace had two loungers table and chairs and a huge sun bed not that we used...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked the Suncliff hotel but when we mentioned it was our wedding anniversary we were immediately upgraded to The Cumberland next door the flagship hotel. We were not disappointed! Beautiful Art Deco with a wall full of photos of famous people who had stayed at the hotel. Furniture, mirrors pictures, carpets all reflecting perfectly the 1930s hotel. We were given...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a lovely location with views of Bournemouth beach and about a 15 minute walk into the center of Bournemouth. Had a great overnight stay in a top floor room, although with no sea views, which I would definitely request thee next time. Fairly basic rooms but comfortable bed and good size bathroom. Great bar with the...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HEB53, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. An excellent review with very nice comments about our staff and restaurant. We are glad that everything was enjoyable for you. We will look forward to your next visit. Please make sure you contact our central reservations team direct for best rates and offers. Kindest...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been wanting to visit the Cumberland for ages. Purely for the art deco style. When a cheap deal came up I couldn't resist. The architecture didn't disappoint. It's beautiful. There are some lovely details in the decor of the public areas but it's more an art deco feel than truly authentic. Very nice though. I imagine the overall...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TracydUk, Many thanks for your review and thank you for sharing your experience at The Cumberland Bournemouth. Overall a very positive review with very nice comments about our hotel and staff. It is so rewarding to read such lovely compliments. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. For your future booking, make sure you...

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly reception personal, lunch snack in the bar was well presented and tasty. My wife visited the Spa ( situated in Ocean Beach 100m away) she had a facial which she was impressed with. We were on a overnight break, which included a 2 course evening meal, this was a special menu option, which was fairly comprehensive, you also had...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mat900xlt, An excellent review for our hotel. We are glad we met all your expectations and you had an enjoyable experience. Many thanks for all your very positive comments about our restaurant and Spa in our sister hotel. We do hope to welcome you back very soon. Please, contact our central reservations team direct to check best offers and...

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here before Very friendly staffs went out of there way to help we had a budget room it was clean every thing worked nice shower breakfast great everything you can eat not a bad hotel for the money

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David l, A very positive feedback for our hotel and team. Thank you for sharing your experience at The Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back very soon. Please, always contact us direct to check best offers and rates. Kindest Regards, Marco Piscopo

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was fantastic the ambience was superb and I couldn't fault a thing. The food staff and drink was amazing. The seagulls can be problematic as they swooped down and stole my food but adds to the fun of it all. I found more than I could ever have imagined the love of my life xxx

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madstar1974, Many thanks for your review. An excellent result with very nice comments for the staff too. We are pleased you had an enjoyable experience and we will look forward to welcome you back to The Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth. Please, contact our central reservations team to check best offers and deals. Kindest Regards, Marco Piscopo

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Ventana Grand Cafe
Ventana Grand Cafe
Cuisines: European, British, Gastropub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large Modern Resort style seafront 3 star hotel with 0ver 100 rooms, many rooms with ocean view and balcony or terrace. Two restaurants including Two AA Red rosette award winning Ventana Brasserie, Stylish and trendy Bar and Miami style lido deck with heated outdoor pool( May-Sept), summer BB!Q's and Chill Beds. The Art Deco style resort was Awarded Best large hotel 2009 in the Bournemouth Tourism Awards, is Bournemouth and Dorset's highest AA rated 3 star hotel at 88% in 2013 and also won several national excellence awards in 2011. Rooms are good quality 3 star rooms whilst service is exceptional with stunning public facilties. The Cumberland also has the facilty of an indoor leisure Sauna/Pool complex with squash courts and small gym ( bookable) at Suncliff right next door. Parking is 55 spaces free on a first come first served basis with on street parking in front. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cumberland Hotel

Address: 27 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: RM219 - RM872 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cumberland Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Cumberland Bournemouth
Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth
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#3 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#3 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Sea view recommended”
 of 5 bubbles 186390Popi, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea view room”
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“Sea view is a must.”
 of 5 bubbles HEB53, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you book direct they told us they will try and upgrade you.”
 of 5 bubbles tracydUk, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were on the first floor which was quiet.”
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