Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa

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

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel.

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa

Be blissfully happy beside the seaside at Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa. This picture perfect hotel in Bournemouth is centrally located on the West Cliff, close to the town cent
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Possible noise from on-going building works next to hotel. Work to take approx. 2 years
24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Spa Pool
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

Iain McBride is a highly trained and committed Head Chef. Iain 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 rosette in recognition).

  • Blakes Breakfast Room
  • The Connaught Brasserie
  • The Drawing Room & Gin Bar

Dining and bars

Blakes Breakfast Room

Our breakfast Maitre d', Nick Rutigliano and his team warmly invite you to enjoy breakfast in Blakes, with a full English or continental selection to set you up for the day.

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

The Connaught Brasserie

The contemporary and elegant Connaught Brasserie is the perfect place to enjoy lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. With a large menu inspired by British and European classics, the Brasserie has something for everyone and wont disappoint. If you're staying with us in the summer months, the bifold doors will be open onto the courtyard garden and you can enjoy an alfresco meal in the sun. Reservations are recommended

Opening hours
Lunch: 11:30 - 14:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:00
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!

  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Maria Ruiz on 01202 298020

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: 4
  • Minimum guests per booking: 2
  • Maximum guests per booking: 4
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult. No access to the spa and leisure facilities for children between midday-6pm

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
Massages
From £35.00 / Treatment
Mediterranean Massage
25 mins
From£35.00
Prescription & Skin Boosting F
55 mins
From£65.00
Rocks of the Mediterranean Hot
70 mins
From£85.00

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...

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
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 & Spa

Traveller Overview:
4.5 Rating: 3525 reviews
Excellent 62%
Very Good 26%
Average 7%
Poor 1%
Terrible 1%
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elsondave18, wrote review 06/08/2020

Mr

Just like to say what a lovely 3 days we had at this lovely hotel. Just can’t thank the the staff they were so good. Any thing they could do for you was no trouble. From Maria the manager to the bar s... more

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Robert3856, wrote review 05/08/2020

Good hotel

Stayed at the Connaught Hotel for a few days.  The room (9) that I had was  nice and spacious and had a nice balcony. The room had a nespresso machine and a Kettle.  I went down for breakfast on the... more

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ChrisB11697, wrote review 02/08/2020

Good one night stay

Only stayed a night in a single room that was booked pretty last minute and was a fair price compared to what other places were charging. Key observations: - room was larger than I was expecting with... more

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lorraineo15, wrote review 02/08/2020

4 Day Break

Stayed at the connaught for 4 nights, excellent hotel all the staff work extremely hard, the chief barman sorry did not get his name did an excellent job very cheerful also very helpful and polite in ... more

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gregorynortholt, wrote review 02/08/2020

A LOVELY STAY IN BOURNEMOUTH AT THE CONNAUGHT HOTEL

I stayed at the Connaught hotel for the 3rd time , and went with my friends Mr and Mrs Shinde and their two children who were 12 and 8 years old. We had a wonderful time and and the rooms were except... more