Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel

West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PH, England
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Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel.

Be blissfully happy beside the seaside at the Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel. This picture-perfect hotel in Bournemouth is centrally located on the West Cliff, close to the town centre and an abundance of shops, cafes, clubs and bars. The Pavi show more

Possible noise from on-going building works next to hotel. Work to take approx. 2 years
Bars, Golf Nearby, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Sauna, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, Twenty Four Hour Service
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide and hearing dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Ben Nicol is a highly trained and committed Head Chef. Nichol works in conjunction with his enthusiastic team of young chefs to produce the type of fine, quality food that encourages guests to return time and time again (not to mention the fact that the AA has awarded the hotel a double rosette in recognition).

  • Breakfast Room
  • The Drawing Room & Gin Bar

Breakfast Room

This excellent restaurant has a wide and varied menu to suit all tastes, including pastas, pizzas, steak burgers, fish and chips, fillet steaks, a variety of salads and now, by popular demand, you may even choose any item from the menu in Blakes. No reservations are necessary and the Brasserie is very casual.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 10:00
Weekend times may vary

The Drawing Room & Gin Bar

The Drawing room is a perfect setting to enjoy that pre dinner drink. This cosy lounge bar attached to Blakes restaurant is a lovely, intimate setting, where one can enjoy a glass of champagne or a gin and tonic before being guided through our superb menu. Why not enjoy an after dinner cognac and coffee by the open fire during those colder nights.

Opening hours
11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel is one of the most intimate wedding venues in the region, if not the country. It's our sole ambition to cater for your every wish and dish. As such, we guarantee we'll do anything and everything to ensure your wedding day lives long in the memory. So, make the happiest day of your life even happier, and say "I do" at Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel, Bournemouth's premier wedding venue!

  • Wedding Service & Reception Venue
  • Catering
  • Honeymoon Suite
  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Maria Ruiz on 01202 298020

Wedding service and reception venue

With beautiful terraced gardens for those stunning snaps, the Connaught suite offers total indulgence and warm, friendly staff for complete peace of mind. We're sure you'll fall for this delightful wedding venue just as much as you've fallen for your significant other. Our entire team is at your disposal, so whatever you need, just ask.

Catering

Your wish really is our command here. Just take your pick from our combination of menus. Although you might find everything you need straight away, we'll happily cater for any other needs you may have, nothing is too much trouble! By paying as much attention to detail as we do to your guests, we'll ensure your day is one of the best that Best Western has to offer.

Honeymoon suite

The Orchid suite is our Bridal suite and boasts over 250 square feet of stylish accommodation. South facing with its own private balcony, the suite offers the happy couple a garden view, and even a glimpse of the sea. The bathroom has a separate power shower and a Victorian roll top bath for added luxury, while bathrobes, slippers, a flat screen TV, a DVD player and small dining area and lounge mean there's plenty of room for romance. All of this is complimentary when booking our full wedding package.

Registrar

Registry office:
Bournemouth Register Office
Town Hall, Bournemouth, BH2 6DY
01202 454947

Golf

Situated just 2 miles away from the hotel, Meyrick park boasts an 18-hole Championship course surrounded by panoramic views. The club also includes a first-class pool, gym and treatment and beauty suite, meaning those who arent as so keen on practicing their swing will have plenty to do.

  • Meyrick Park
  • Queens Park

Meyrick Park

Situated just 2 miles away from the hotel, Meyrick park boasts an 18-hole Championship course surrounded by panoramic views. The club also includes a first-class pool, gym and treatment and beauty suite, meaning those who arent as so keen on practicing their swing will have plenty to do.

2.00 miles away in Bournemouth

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

69

Distance

5540 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £13.50

Queens Park

Queen's Park is only 3 miles away from the hotel, and is a mature and rather challenging 18-hole course. Set across many acres of beautiful heather and pine woodland, the views are sure to take your breath away when youre not focusing on your shot.

3.00 miles away in Bournemouth

Course type

Parkland

Location

Off Site

Holes

18

Par

71

Distance

6165 Yards

Handicap

No handicap required

Prices

9 holes Yes
18 holes £12.00

Spa & Leisure facilities

As if the stylish bedrooms and inviting public areas of The Connaught Hotel weren't enough, we also have a fantastic massage therapy suite on site. If you fancy some hands-on hospitality, be our guest.

  • Spa Facilities
  • Treatments

Spa Facilities

Our spa will leave you energised and refreshed, with massage therapy to compliment our sauna, aroma steam room and spa pool!

  • No. of treatment rooms: 3
  • Minimum guests per booking: 2
  • Maximum guests per booking: 4
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult

Opening Times

Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

Treatments

We offer a range of treatments to make your me time more memorable. From head to toe, we'll take care of you in style:

Massage
From £35.00 / Treatment
Mind & Body
From £30.00 / Treatment
Massages
From £35.00 / Treatment
1 Hour Full Massage
60 mins
From£65.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage
30 mins
From£35.00
Repose Aromatherapy Facial
75 mins
From£80.00
Rocks of the Mediterranean Hot
75 mins
From£85.00
The Power Breakfast - Express
30 mins
From£40.00
Mind & Body
From £30.00 / Treatment
Age Smart Treatment
85 mins
From£70.00
MediBac Clearing Treatment
55 mins
From£55.00
Mircozone Treatment
25 mins
From£30.00
The Dermalogica Skin Treatment
55 mins
From£55.00

Meetings & Events

When looking for conference facilities in Bournemouth, we should point out that we offer some of the finest. Our attention to detail is second to none and we are one of only three Bournemouth hotels t...

  • Priory 1
  • Franklyn Suite

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

When looking for conference facilities in Bournemouth, we should point out that we offer some of the finest. Our attention to detail is second to none and we are one of only three Bournemouth hotels to be awarded the prestigious Silver Shield by Green Tourism for Business, for our contribution to the environment.

PRIORY 1
The Priory Business Centre comprises of Priory 1 and 2. The centre is self-contained, very private and is adjacent to the main hotel with its own separate access. Both rooms are fully equipped with TVs, flipcharts, screens and WiFi. Priory 1 also has the added advantage of air-conditioning and secure broadband, acting as one of the most comfortable meeting rooms in Bournemouth.

FRANKLYN SUITE
The Franklyn suite, located in the Connaught Lodge, is the largest conference room at the hotel and is perfect for corporate events, exhibitions and large conferences of 25-150 delegates. The suite has a private lounge, direct access to it's own private patio, access to the Courtyard Garden and is next door to the Boardroom, which is perfect as a syndicate room if required.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape

Priory 1

The Priory Business Centre comprises of Priory 1 and 2. The Centre is self contained, very private and is adjacent to the main hotel with its own separate access. Both rooms are fully equipped with TVs, Flipcharts, Screens and WiFi. Priory 1 also has the added advantage of air-conditioning and secure broadband.

Franklyn Suite

The Franklyn Suite, located in the Connaught Lodge, is the largest conference room at the hotel and is perfect for corporate events, exhibitions and large conferences of 25-150 delegates. With its own private lounge and direct access to it's own private patio and access to the Courtyard Garden, the Franklyn is also next door to the Boardroom which is perfect as a syndicate room if required.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Priory 1 30 10 18 20 0
Priory 2 20 6 10 12 0
Connaught 180 60 40 60 120
Franklyn Suite 150 45 35 36 80
The Boardroom 25 10 16 20 0

Reviews of Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 3498 reviews
Excellent 63%
Very Good 26%
Average 7%
Poor 1%
Terrible 1%
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803beccyf, wrote review 20/02/2020

Mrs R Trillo

Relaxing first class modern hotel, decorated beautifully. All staff members were polite and couldn’t do enough to help us/make us feel very welcome. Spa area clean and although small very well equippe... more

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danluck73, wrote review 19/02/2020

Great staff

We were really impressed with the staff at the hotel. From check in through to the restaurant staff, everybody was helpful, friendly and willing to go over and above. For example, there was no issue p... more

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Jane C, wrote review 18/02/2020

Great Stay

My daughter and I stayed overnight and enjoyed the Spa facilities. The neck, back and shoulder massage was amazing and so was the relaxation room which we spent half an hour in afterwards. Our only ... more

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ROBERTA423877, wrote review 16/02/2020

Nice and friendly place

Very impressed with the service and the friendly staff. Room was ok. But could be better with an air conditioning. Overall it was a very nice hotel to be in. I really enjoyed it just as my mrs and the... more

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Lynne F, wrote review 15/02/2020

One night stopover

We arrived quite late for a one night stay to attend an interview at one of the universities. The staff were courteous, friendly and efficient. The room was very comfortable. Breakfast was served unti... more