Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa

West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PH, England
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Check in
Fri, 14 Jan
1 room (1 adult)
Check out
Sat, 15 Jan

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Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel & Spa

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 centre and an …
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24 Hour Room Service, Bars, Electric Car Charge, Gym, Indoor Pool, Lift to all floors, Restaurants, Spa Pool
There is free parking available onsite
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out15:00 | 11:00
West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PH, England
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Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From breakfasts that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered.

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

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
Weekend times may vary


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!

For any enquiries please call Maria Ruiz on 01202 298020


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

Golf Off Site

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

2.00 miles away in Bournemouth

Course type



Off Site






5540 Yards


No handicap required


18 holes £13.50

Queens Park

3.00 miles away in Bournemouth

Course type



Off Site






6165 Yards


No handicap required


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


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:

From £35.00 / Treatment
Mediterranean Massage
25 mins
Prescription & Skin Boosting Facials
55 mins
Rocks of the Mediterranean Hot Stones Massage
70 mins

Make the most of our leisure facilities and enjoy some down time

Gym and swimming pool leisure facilities

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 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

The below information shows the capcity of each meeting room based on the room setup type.

Room Name 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