Get an overview of this hotel4-star spa hotel, walk to Bournemouth International Centre
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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.
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.
All 53 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus.
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Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
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 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. This Art Deco hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and spa services. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2014.
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 53
- Number of floors - 4
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fireplace in lobby
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Health club
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Computer station
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 279
- Number of meeting rooms - 6
- Year Built 1850
- Number of restaurants - 2
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 3000
- Conference center
- Free self parking
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)
- Premium bedding
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Rainfall showerhead
- Bathtub or shower
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Room service (24 hours)
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
- Pillow menu
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.
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.
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.
Nearby Things to Do
An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
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
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Boat tours nearby
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.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.
- Hot stone massage
- Swedish massage
- Steam room in spa
- Manicures and pedicures
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Couples treatment rooms
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-out time is 11 AM
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.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Resort fee
- Pool access
- Spa access
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- Self parking
- 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 beds are available for an additional fee
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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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Awards & Affiliations
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.