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Myself & a friend stayed here this week for the one night as we were at an event at the BIC. The staff were very helpful & welcoming. The room spacious & clean with comfy beds. The breakfast was very well served, plates being cleared as soon as we had finished & plenty of choice. My only gripe would be... More 

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Thank Vicki B
Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent 4 nights here. Yes the rooms are a bit tired and so is the leisure club but - and it's a big but - the staff were all friendly, everywhere was spotlessly clean, the breakfasts were excellent and we paid £190 for a four night bed and breakfast break for two! At that price and with the service we... More 

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Thank IanandEli
Newton Abbot, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely weekend at the Wessex with our dance friends . Slightly worried after some negative reviews but really pleasantly surprised . Nice bright reception and bar area , our room ( 180 ) was huge , with a large ensuite , and the food and service really good , as other people have mentioned , the breakfast was... More 

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Thank Peter T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very tired hotel needs updating. Although our room was large on the second night it was really cold because the boiler had broken down, it was fixed eventually and there was not enough heating in the bathroom. bar food was adequate as was the breakfast. Bar service was a let down lacking staff.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 1 night in the Wessex hotel, price was reasonable for a weekend. Overall the hotel is quite old fashioned but is very clean. Our room was huge with lovely high ceilings. The bed was 2 singles joined together but was very comfortable. Breakfast wasn't included in with room but if you pay in advance your get a buffet... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

All of the staff we came into contact with were friendly & helpful. The breakfast spread was phenomenal which was included with the room price on Groupon. The dinners we had; Fajitas, Mediterranean pasta &the Zinfandel rose wine we loved. For the price we paid we understood why the room was not refurbished and you could hear everything the neighbouring... More 

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Thank Lyn M
Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In view of some recent reviews not sure what the standard would be but in fact pleasantly surprised. Although hotel tired and in need of updating, room was clean and spacious. Breakfast particularly good. Other meals some better than others. We were half board but I would have been extremely disappointed if I had paid the individual meal prices. Drinks... More 

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Thank 321anne
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Wessex for one night whilst visiting a relative in hospital Pros- very friendly attentive staff who were happy & helpful whenever we had dealings with them. Our room was incredibly spacious (ideal as we had our dog) & we were allowed the pooch (big bonus as couldn't find a sitter so last minute). The room was... More 

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Thank Rhiannon E
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wessex Hotel is within a few minutes walk of Bournemouth town centre , beach , International Centre etc. The hotel provides great value for money accommodation and moreover provides a good quality breakfast selection. Rooms are large, well appointed and clean. Have to say this was one of the best nights sleep we have had in a hotel. The... More 

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Thank Darren B
Stroud, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 3 nights here in a superior room, lovely room with comfortable bed,staff were very friendly, great location 5 minutes from beach and 10 minutes from town. Breakfast was a buffet with plenty of variety,would not hesitate to stay here again

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a delightful review - thank you ever so much for that ! Please give us a call next time you would like to book to get the best of what we have available. Thank you and kind regards, Tereza S More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 109-bedroom Wessex Hotel is on the West Cliff, just five minutes' walk from the centre of Bournemouth, where you can enjoy award-winning Blue Flag beaches, fantastic restaurants and bars and many family attractions. The Hotel has its own leisure club with comprehensive facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium and beauty treatment rooms. There are also function rooms for large-scale business events, lavish and intimate weddings and other celebrations, free parking and free WiFi throughout Enjoy a seaside holiday, a family break or a romantic getaway at the Wessex Hotel, Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wessex Hotel

Address: West Cliff Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: £43 - £104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wessex Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Wessex Hotel Bournemouth
Hotel Style:
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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