I booked a double room without breakfast through laterooms.com for £35 on the day that I needed it. The hotel is located very conveniently near the beach, pier, park and local attractions. The hotel itself is a bit dated - much like all the hotels in Bournemouth so don't be too surprised at this! We arrived late at about 11.30pm and the hotel receptionist seemed quite flustered as he was by himself. We had to pay £5 to park our car in the car park which seemed a bit cheeky really but we paid anyway.
When we got to our bedroom the lights weren't working so we had to trundle back down to the receptionist and get another room - this flustered him even more! He took us to a large family suite which was incredible dated and in need of a good clean. Stains on the carpet, torn wallpaper and the tiniest, crappiest, tv I've ever seen in my life. The suite was made up of a 2 bedrooms, the first with 1 single bed which led into the bathroom - decent size and clean, and also led into the master bedroom with 1 double bed, chairs and a table and tea and coffee making facitilies. What struck me as odd was that there was no door between the 2 bedrooms - the door had been taken off...
Overall the hotel is ok for a short stay and cheap if you go through laterooms and need a room quickly. We didn't have breakfast at the hotel - you can visit any of the nearby pubs or cafes for a far cheaper breakfast if you want to save money! Also avoid using the hotel lift/evevator as it's barely big enough for 1 person - seriously.
I'd give this hotel a 6/10 as we were only staying for 1 night and I've stayed in a lot of hotels in Bournemouth and they're all pretty much the same - dated, crappy and in need of renovation.
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