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Get an overview of this hotel4-star spa hotel, walk to Bournemouth International Centre

Location

Located in the heart of Bournemouth, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach. Bournemouth Lower Gardens and Oceanarium are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a spa tub.

Room Amenities

All 56 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and other amenities include premium bedding and rainfall showerheads.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of hotel's 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and a steam room. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in 2013.

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 3000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 279 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 56 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1850 

Business Travel Amenities

  • Business center  
  • Coffee in lobby  
  • Dry cleaning or laundry services  
  • Computer station  
  • Concierge services  
  • Conference center  
  • Conference rooms  
  • Business services  
  • Express check-in  
  • Express check-out  
  • Free parking  
  • Free WiFi  
  • Meeting rooms  
  • Multilingual staff  
  • Dining room service  

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Blakes - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

The Connaught Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this brasserie specializes in British cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Bluewater Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 14 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 14 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.95 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 40.00
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Best Western Connaught
  • Best Western Connaught Bournemouth
  • Best Western Connaught Hotel
  • Best Western Bournemouth
  • Bournemouth Best Western
  • Best Western Plus Connaught Hotel Bournemouth
  • Best Western Plus Connaught Hotel
  • Best Western Plus Connaught Bournemouth
  • Best Western Plus Connaught

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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