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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

Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has 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.

This 4-star property offers access to 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 front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 56 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 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) 
  • Garden 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Free self parking 
  • 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 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Television in lobby 
  • Wedding services 
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • 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

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

24-hour room service is available.

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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 
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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 
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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 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • 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

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

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Fees

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
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 5 per night
  • 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.

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. 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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