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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 June 2014

When my friends and I were looking for a hotel we were looking for somewhere in a good location and for a good price. The hotel is about 20 minutes from the town centre. The room I stayed in was a family one and was perfect for a group of three friends. We had a bed each an en-suite and...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Tom B for you review. Please you and your party enjoyed your stay with us . Bournemouth has plenty to offer both day and night. Do hope that you will consider staying with us again soon. Russell Carley General Manager

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel and a great location on the seafront would definitely stay there again and the breakfast was really nice with a good choice staff are friendly and helpful and the stay was even better because the sun was out for the 3 days we were there

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your brilliant review. Hope to see you again in the future. Russell Carley General Manager

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The location of the hotel is great, overlooking the beach and just a short walk from the town center. We booked a standard double room last minute so weren't expecting much. The size of the room was great, we had a corner room so although we didn't book a sea view room we still got one! The cleanliness of the...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah J for your review. Am pleased that you had an enjoyable stay at the Cliffeside. Apologies for the Housekeeping issue this I have addressed. The bar area is adequate for the size of the hotel sorry that you felt it a little small. Car parking is on a first come first served basis we do have a...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed at The Cliffside last week, I had booked two rooms for our stay. I did have a look at the reviews and photos on tripadvisor but really the hotel is so much better than the photos on here. The hotel is value for money and the staff are friendly and rooms are clean. We had an ocean view...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your Fantastic review, very pleased that you all had a wonderful stay, sadly I can't do anything about the good old British weather, we will however investigate the noisy windows. We look forward to your return visit to Bournemouth and the Cliffeside Hotel. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Great service, good amenities but the size of the double beds are ridiculous! I doubt if a pair of dwarves would fit. One of us had to sleep on the floor and we ain't huge! Asked for a bigger bed/room but was told all the other rooms the same unless we paid a supplement for a King Size Room. Breakfast...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Steve B Thank you for your review. I am sure if you had asked at reception we would have done our best to relocate you so your stay was more comfortable . Maybe you will return to Bournemouth in the future. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 May 2014

There is not much I can say about this hotel expect it has a lovely position overlooking the sea and the bar man on Monday evening was so pleasant with everyone, he was so lovely with everyone including an elderly people on a coach trip who were in the bar. Reception staff not at all welcoming nor was the overpowering...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review. I am sorry that you felt your stay was disappointing and not what you expected. We do strive to provide a full 3 star service at the Cliffeside Hotel. I can only apologise for the fact you had a shocking stay on this occasion and would hope that you may return at some point...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Lovely hotel, just stayed here for bed and breakfast and what a breakfast it was. Very clean and tidy with nice facilities. Swimming pool is good size just right for quick dip in the lovely weather we had in May.

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are please you had an enjoyable stay with us . We hope that you get the opportunity to return in the near future. Trevor Cornish Operations Mnager

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We loved this hotel, very comfortable. beautiful room, superb restaurant with wonderful food,very friendly and helpful staff, superb position right on the sea front with easy access to the beach and to the shops and town centre in Bournmouth. We would strongly recommend this hotel.

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Paul J Thanks for this wonderful review. We do look forward to your next visit. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager

mansfield
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Stayed here as part of a coach trip with my husband. Our room was clean and we had a lovely big bathroom. We were on the fourth floor but never found it a problem in getting the lift, we didn't have a sea view but it was very quiet in the evening and we slept well. There is a very...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Its always a pleasure to have you return again with the line dancing. We do provide entertainment within the hotels it is not always guaranteed in the hotel you are allocated . Please to hear everything else was enjoyed by both the group and yourself. Hope to see you again soon. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2014

My sister and 11 friends stayed for 2 nights for her 70th birthday, rooms were clean although a bit dated, lovely breakfast (couldnt of asked for anything more) friendly staff. Our group was mixed aged and everyone loved the location. I live in Bournemouth and have never stayed in this hotel but would definately recommend it. We used the indoor...

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Tcornish, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Great Review Thanks for taking time to air your views. We pride ourselves on striving to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible . All the staff work very hard to achieve this . Please come back soon for another family celebration. Trevor Cornish Operations Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fantastic Bar and Terrace overlooking Bournemouth's beautiful coastline. Superb Swimming Pool with sun loungers and modern outdoor seating. Brilliant new bar menu launched, serving a great selection of Fresh Salads, Light Meals and HOMEMADE BURGERS. An excellent location for a comfortable stress free break in Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa

Address: 32 East Overcliff Drive | Seafront, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England (Formerly The Cliffeside Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $49 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
The Cliffeside Hotel Bournemouth
Cliffside Hotel Bournemouth
Ocean Beach Hotel And Spa Bournemouth
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#15 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“In winter, a non sea facing room due to noise disturbance in poor weather conditions and avoid 4th floor as the floors are super squeaky.”
 of 5 bubbles BunjiZim, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 237, a twin room is lovely, with the best beds”
 of 5 bubbles Nickif65, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above the kitchen are noisy. Some parts of the hotel are under refurbishment.”
  • Window frame in need of renovation
 of 5 bubbles Katie61237, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check your room first”
 of 5 bubbles sonnyboy014, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor sea view”
 of 5 bubbles KentUKSunlover, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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