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Londres, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Connaught is a well located, warm and comfortable hotel where the staff are absolutely tip-top. The rooms are clean, the staff are helpful and professional, the breakfasts are superb and the common areas (lounge and bar) just what is wanted whether on holiday or working. The only downside was the exercise facilities. The room was grubby, there was no...

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's always nice to be back at the Connaught which keeps up its very high standards year after year. Decent well equipped rooms, good breakfast with lots of variety, lovely well trained and pleasant service everywhere and a really nice spa and pool area. Very reasonably priced too. Highly recommended!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

beautiful hotel and lovely friendly staff Cant say more than this. Was seeing a friend for her birthday and all the people at the hotel where lovely. Good team and amazing hotel that looks 5 star. Best in Bournemouth by miles

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Upon arrival we were greeted and checked in by a lovely receptionist. Once we were settled in our room, we received a courtesy phone call to check we were happy with our room. Our room was clean, tidy and complimentary bottles of water were a nice surprise (it's the little things!). Wonderful night's sleep, the bed is so comfortable. We...

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

Thank you for your review egfielder - I was delighted to read your comments, particularly regarding the team at the hotel. I hope we have the pleasure of 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...

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My son and I visited Bournemouth for the weekend as we were attending a Special Assembly at the BIC. The Connaught caught our eye on line because it looked nice. It was more than nice. It was exceptional. As soon as you walk through the door, you are drawn back to the old days with chandeliers, beautiful cornice and stunning...

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

Thank you for your review Caroline - I hope you enjoyed the Special Assembly as much as you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back for a return visit soon. Best wishes, Simon Hartwell General Manager Executive rooms booked direct with the hotel are guaranteed their own, personal parking space!! Book direct - 01202...

Calne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

New Year was once again celebrated at The Connaught. There have been a couple of changes, but generally the staff are the same. What a wonderful welcome we had, with the food and entertainment 1st class. Very well done to Simon the General Manager, Nicki the maitre d and for the attention to detail from all of the staff.

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

Thank you for your review James and Happy New Year to you once again. I am delighted you had a wonderful time with us 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 -...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant stay on my return to my hometown. Facilities were good, spa was very nice. Great location too - only downside were the reception staff, all very rude. Had absolutely no issues otherwise, just a shame that they put a dampener on the stay. A smile goes a long way!

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

Thank you for your review Nathan and for your kind comments over all, I have spoken with our Head Receptionist and on behalf of the team at reception can only apologise that you found them less than welcoming on this occasion. I hope to welcome you back again soon, I am sure you will be greeted with a smile next...

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

First floor, superior room, close to lifts. Excellent stay and standard as always. The staff cannot do enough for you, you are normally made to feel like family and this visit was no exception. Slept beautifully unlike the following day in the Premier inn.

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

Thank you for your review Cokers, I hope you enjoyed the wedding in Christchurch and we look forward to welcoming you back to your Connaught family 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...

Chalfont St Giles
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent location for walking into town or along the cliff and down to the beach. Comfortable room and good size bed for two largish people. Really friendly staff in all departments from room cleaning, breakfast, reception and especially the bar. This was our second year and we will probably go back next year too.

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

Thank you for your review Sonny and for your kind comment regarding the staff at the hotel. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us 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...

london
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar staff second to none , Breakfast, nothing was a problem what ever we wanted we got with a smile, We upgraded so we had a balcony it was lovely,but we have stayed here before and that room was just as lovely very clean and unlike some hotel's we have stayed in the shower was HOT all the time not...

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

Thank you for your review Julie and a belated happy birthday to your husband! I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us 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...

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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 

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Address: 30 West Hill Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5PH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: £70 - £154 (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 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#1 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#2 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“There are two parts to the hotel - the main part and the Lodge. Both are good but the main hotel is better.”
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