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The Ocean View Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We picked this hotel from Hotel.com. It was in a good location to explore Bournemouth & surrounds in the picturesque overcliff area. The room was a good size with everything we needed. The bed was comfy and the room nice & warm. Great shower in a small bathroom. The hotel was having some renovations so meals were in the sister...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked hotel through Thomas Cook as we had a gift card from our children. Arrived about 4pm hotel staff friendly and helpful, parking was free. Room was a pleasant surprise, nice and clean, furniture a bit dated but functional. TV a little small, but we didn't plan on watching TV, with Bournemouth only a 15 minute walk. Breakfast was included...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well for the £65 a night we paid for the room with a sea view its not bad atall .we not going to give a 4 in a bed rating lol ok the room and hotal a bit dated but clean . The staff are nice and friendly what more can you ask for it work for us well ....

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Thank Onlymg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and welcoming staff. Room was lovely and clean, beds very comfortable. Highly delighted with the unexpected bonus of a door leading out to a balcony with table and chairs - with the most wonderful sea view. Also had Wi-Fi that could be easily accessed from the room, we were given the password when we checked in without even having...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel allows a lot of light in, however i think its future is very dark! The dining room although nicely laid tables. The service was extremely poor. 2 people waiting on tables for 60 people! The food was cooked well, but the potions were very small, in fact 2 people who had pre- ordered a fillet of fish only...

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Thatcham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights with my son in a budget twin room. The room was large and extremely clean but very dated. Black out curtains which were a god send. Shower attached to bath taps, so pot luck on whether you get a hot or cold shower and water a slightly yellow tone??!!! We didn't eat or have the breakfast so...

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Thank Joshbosh4
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Can't fault the place comfy clean and the beds were massive very quirky and a nice pool just to cold for us to use. Breakfast was simple and tasty no mushrooms though. Would stay again and a bargain at £50 for the night.

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Thank Mark N
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Upon entry of the hotel we were made to feel welcome with a very nice receptionist greeting us. Telling us all the information we needed to find our room, We entered our shoebox sized room and there was just dark brown everywhere. Dark brown wardrobe. 80s styled curtains And a bed that resembles the best of budget. At that point...

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

It's very welcoming and well furnished when you walk into reception, but as you go up through the hotel, you soon realise it is quite old fashioned and definitely a historic building. The room was spotless and the staff were all very lovely and helpful, yet the room itself was not to our taste. It was very spacious and had...

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Devon
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for the New Year and was very disappointed with the room, paid extra for premium sea view and it was very small. Food and entertainment very poor. Nice modern bar but no atmosphere what so ever

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With beautiful views of the coastline from the cliff top, the elegant Ocean View B&B has an outdoor swimming pool and leafy gardens. Bournemouth's vibrant town centre is 10 minutes' walk away. The spacious bedrooms each have a private modern bathroom and tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms have a TV, free Wi-Fi, and some feature spectacular sea views or a private balcony. Guest can relax on the terrace beside the swimming pool, set within the gardens. The Ocean View's restaurant offers a menu using fresh local ingredients, with classic cocktails on offer in the stylish bar. The seafront hotel is directly above miles of golden sandy beach, accessed by pathways or the cliff-top lift (in summer only). Guests have free parking, and Bournemouth Railway Station is 1.2 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ocean View Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $69 - $623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ocean View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Not all rooms have a balcony, we were lucky but probably best to ask,”
juliewX818YI, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I think we were in room 215.”
Dean_and_Vera, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms all have super views of the sea, but back rooms have larger bathrooms.”
CambridgeCat, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor overlooking the sea”
Colchester30E, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Select Sea front room (at additional cost)”
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