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Wessex Hotel

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

I had a room on floor 4 at the back of hotel. The room had poor ventilation and black patches on the wall. I asked to change rooms due to this room being bad for my breathing. The staff were to their credit very polite and accommodating. They have lent me a fan and they moved me to a room...

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

The Wessex Hotel is in a perfect location a short stroll to the lovely beach and Pier. It is very close to the Town Centre, BIC and Pavilion. To be honest it looks a tad tired from the outside but has a very good car-park and once inside there is everything you could ask for of the hotel. Gorgeous Ballroom,...

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked for one night and were expected a decent experience and were sadly wrong. We arrived an hour before check in, so thought we would see if our room was ready, we went to reception and I asked. Without checking who we were, or what room we'd booked the answer was a rude no. She then looked at us...

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Thank Ian R
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ian, So sorry to hear you wont be returning - my apologies if you felt you were not welcomed. We are a very busy hotel and our guaranteed check-in time is from 14.00pm which I am sure was ready for you by that time? I can assure you we have a system in place - we are receiving regular...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very old fashioned but clean and tidy. Lovely staff, very helpful. The dinner wasn't great but their breakfast more than made up for it. Great location- walking distance to the beach, lovely restaurants and town centre.

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Thank Anu T
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anu, Thank you for your positive review - we really appreciate your time. So sorry to hear about the dinner - it would really help us to know why you think it wasn't great so we can better ourselves. Please call us directly so we can give you the best package available and make sure to deliver better in...

England
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked through Bespoke hotels at just £29.00 pppn. We didn't expect too much for that price. But were very pleasantly surprised. The room was huge, very clean. Beds were spotless. Lovely white duvets etc. Bathroom was huge too. Food was ok (hubby said) I never made breakfast as I was not going to be up at 9am while on...

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Thank yellowsponges
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We are pleased we exceeded your expectations - thank you very much. Breakfast times were altered few times to suit the need of the vast majority of our guests and 7-9.30 am on weekdays has been working out the best and many apologies if it doesn't suits you. We also have a wall mounted brochure holder near reception...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

4 day/3 night break for Grandma, Mum @ Daughter at a Hotel 2 of whom had stayed at previously albeit possibly something like 15 years ago. All public areas were very nice and good wide choice buffet style breakfast. However, bedrooms & en-suites looked very tired, carpets were threadbare in places and rooms generally were in need of some tlc....

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1Thank Maureen R
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maureen, I am glad you enjoyed your stay despite some tlc issues that you have noticed. As I mentioned in my previous responses, we are updating as much as we can and planning on changing the carpets in public areas + bedrooms together with painting and bathroom upgrades, so can assure you we are working hard to make our...

Swanley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is well situated near to both Beach and Shops also was good parking facility. On arrival we were given Room 380 which was very spacious and nicely decorated. It also had a good tea and coffee supply and facility together with a fridge for keeping drink cool. We enjoyed our evening meal in the second night and was...

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you for your pleasant and constructive review - we truly appreciate all your kind comments and lovely rating! We hope to have another opportunity welcoming you here in Wessex and kind regards, Tereza S

Accrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived 3 hours early after a 5 hour journey from Accrington, initial thoughts but shabby but went inside and asked if we could use swimming pool etc , was told no problem, went for a swim n sauna which totally relaxed me , went into town and returned at 4pm, the room is huge , clean and comfy , bathroom...

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Thank Mick123_12
Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mick, So pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us! It is so nice to know our efforts are being noticed as we truly do care here in Wessex. Please get in touch with us directly next time you would like to stay so we can get you the best package available! Kindest regards, Tereza S

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights with meal on first and breakfast each day for only £129. We have stayed here before. The price was great. The hotel is in a good location. The staff are very friendly and helpful. However, the rooms are really dated and it needs lots of work. Its very 1970s. Our room...

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Darren, We are in the middle of a refurbishment programme since September last year and updated around 30 rooms so far so can promise you we are getting there and believe that one day all our rooms will be in a tip top condition. I am sure we would have found some other solution for you should you have...

Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a look at the other reviews before booking into this hotel, so was a bit unsure what to expect as mixed reviews. Admittedly it could do with a refresh and a coat of paint but all in all it was very good. Breakfast in the morning had a wide choice as was good. Just a couple of small things...

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Tereza S, Front Office Manager at Wessex Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robbo, Thank you for your positive review and let me apologise to you if some things were not as should have been. I will personally see to it so the menu is available on time and swimming lessons displayed so could plan better. Hopefully you will give us another chance so we can prove you better and with kind...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 109-bedroom Wessex Hotel is on the West Cliff, just five minutes' walk from the centre of Bournemouth, where you can enjoy award-winning Blue Flag beaches, fantastic restaurants and bars and many family attractions. The Hotel has its own leisure club with comprehensive facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium and beauty treatment rooms. There are also function rooms for large-scale business events, lavish and intimate weddings and other celebrations, free parking and free WiFi throughout Enjoy a seaside holiday, a family break or a romantic getaway at the Wessex Hotel, Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wessex Hotel

Address: West Cliff Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $112 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wessex Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 109
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Also Known As:
Wessex Hotel Bournemouth
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“2nd floor even at the front of the hotel, the traffic noise was relatively quiet.”
yellowsponges, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“room no 380”
sales20042016, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“244 was a good size although a little tired. The shower needs a bracket to hold it up.”
Surfer53, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for a newer room”
dIngle_doo, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“request a room away from stairs and lifts.”
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