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Wessex - Bournemouth

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU  show map
 3 stars
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Wessex - Bournemouth

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness centre

Overview

Wessex is a fine option to stay in Bournemouth.

The property is set 15 minutes' walk away from Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants, an oceanarium and casinos.

A 20-minute walk from Bournemouth Central train station.

Rooms

For a comfortable stay Wessex Hotel offers 109 rooms on 4 floors featuring satellite television, climate control, Wi-Fi, a safe and direct dial telephone. Some rooms overlook the sea. Room facilities also include an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can try Italian and British meals at the brasserie The Connaught Brasserie located close to the hotel.

Services

The hotel offers 24-hour reception, laundry and 24-hour security together with free self-parking, a storage room and an elevator for guests' comfort.

Relax

Guests are pampered with a leisure center, an outdoor heated swimming pool and an indoor swimming pool as well as the on-site a wellness area, a steam room and a sauna. On-site fitness amenities include a gym, aerobics classes and yoga classes.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   109.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Bicycle storage
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Billiard tables
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • High chairs

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU

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City Centre
  • Bournemouth
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Treehouse Family Play
    1000 ft
  • Lower Gardens
    1800 ft
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

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Rooms and availability

Wessex photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en-suite room offers tea/coffee making facilities, a work desk, trouser press and a hairdryer. Please note that no extra bed can be accommodated in this room.

Wessex photos Room
Standard Double Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en-suite room offers tea/coffee making facilities, a work desk, trouser press and a hairdryer. Please note that no extra bed can be accommodated in this room.

Wessex photos Room
Superior Family Room
Landscape view
  • Room size:

    540 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

This family room has a seating area and electric kettle

Wessex photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    110 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en-suite room offers tea/coffee making facilities, a work desk, trouser press and a hairdryer. Please note that no extra bed can be accommodated in this room.

Wessex photos Room
Premier Double Room
  • Room size:

    540 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en-suite room has a bath and a separate walk-in shower, TV, courtesy tray with tea/coffee making facilities hot chocolate and biscuits, hairdryer, trouser press and direct telephone. Can accommodate 2 children at an additional cost. No dogs allowed in the room type.

Wessex photos Room
Family Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

This en-suite room offers tea/coffee making facilities, a work desk, trouser press and a hairdryer. Please note that no extra bed can be accommodated in this room.

Wessex Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Christmas Market1700 ft
  • Oceanarium2000 ft
  • Westover Gallery2000 ft
  • Gallery 57 Ltd2300 ft
  • Westbeach2300 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

  • Bournemouth Library1400 ft
  • The Square2000 ft
  • Oceanarium2300 ft
  • St Peter's Church2700 ft

Convention centers

Amusement

  • Happyland Amusements2000 ft
  • Sheridan IMAX Cinema2300 ft
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club2300 ft
  • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite2300 ft
  • Bournemouth beach2300 ft
  • Pier Amusements2300 ft
  • Odeon Cinema2700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bournemouth Eye1700 ft

Museums

  • Gallery2300 ft

Parks

  • bournemouth gardens1700 ft

Theaters

  • Bournemouth Pier Theatre2000 ft
  • The Pier Theatre2300 ft
  • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre2300 ft
  • Pavillion2700 ft
  • Pavilion Theatre2700 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club700 ft

Local attractions

  • Yoga on the Beach 1.9 mi
    Toft Steps Undercliff Drive, Boscombe
  • O2 Academy Bournemouth2.1 mi
    570 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth
  • The Good Play Cafe3.0 mi
    128-130 Seabourne Road Southbourne
  • Compton Acres1.9 mi
    164 Canford Cliffs Road
  • Boscombe Market2.4 mi
    Christchurch Road

Near the hotel

  • Bournemouth Beach1100 ft
    BournemouthEngland
  • Lower Gardens1800 ft
    Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place
  • The Square1900 ft
    BournemouthEngland
  • Patisserie Valerie2200 ft
    2-6 Post Office Road
  • Treehouse Family Play1000 ft
    6 St. Michaels Road
  • Bournemouth International Centre1800 ft
    Exeter Road
  • All Fired Up2000 ft
    35-37 Bourne Avenue

Restaurants nearby

  • Amalfi200 ft

    Address: 11-13 West Cliff Road
    Phone: 01202 296278

    80% likes this, based on 98 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 34

  • The Connaught Brasserie300 ft

    Address: The Connaught Hotel
    Phone: 01202 298020

    62% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, British
    Price Range: USD 13 - USD 48

  • Pier 93700 ft

    Address: 93 St. Michaels Road
    Phone: 01202 556605

    75% likes this, based on 111 reviews
    Cuisine: English
    Price Range: USD 7 - USD 26

  • Blakes Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 30 West Hill Road
    Phone: +44 (0)1202 298020

    76% likes this, based on 206 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Contemporary, English
    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 49

  • Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway700 ft

    Address: 4 West Cliff Road
    Phone: 01202 311222

    64% likes this, based on 233 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBournemouthWessex

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Wessex Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Wessex

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 226 reviews

Rating by category:

Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The location was ideal for access to the beach (only 5 mins walk). (10 mins to the town centre). The hotel was welcoming, very comfortable and rooms lovely. We would definitely come back again, perhaps longer next time. We would recommend this to any type of traveller/customer. This hotel offered good value all round.

    Only complaint was that perhaps more staff needed during busy times. The existing staff clearly work very hard indeed and always seem to be rushed. They were all very helpful and polite.

  • Single
    7.8

    friendly staff

    one day room was not made up when i returned at 2.30 pm

  • Single
    7.0

    Travelling frequently around the UK Wessex provides what i need which is quiet value for money accom

    Lift needs a bit of an over haul

  • Single
    10.0

    We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and would definitely go back. Staff were excellent, especially the restaurant staff, food was 100%.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    nice room and good staff. Pool is ok and warm

    the pool needs a little bit of renovation. Did not do baby listening which could be very useful for young children.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Reliability of events and breadth of service, speed of service , very pleasant room.

    Food in the dining room was disappointing, particularly in the evening. Darkness and lack of windows and dated furnishing meant we ate next door on our second night.

  • Couple
    10.0

    great staff and service, good manager, very good food , stayed at the wessex hotel many times, and continue to return

    never had problems with hotel

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location of Hotel was good, breakfast had agood choice of food ,cooked breakfast was nice and cooked well .Room was good size , no compalints at all we will use this hotel again.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    ideal location...quiet room...comfy bed...however building needs moderizing quite truefully room very 60,s having said that we only stayed for one night and it was an enjoyable visit..would ues hotel again no problem!!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Have stayed at Wessex before and found it suited our requirements.

    On checking in, our room was on the 4th floor - not a problem. However, the receptionist directed us to the nearest lift and never mentioned the alternative lift, The lift we were directed to did not go to our floor and we had to hunt around for someone to ask and we had to carry our cases up several stairs. Clearer directions or a small map of the hotel layout would be a good idea. We had breakfast in an alcove area off the main dining room and the carpet was badly stained which was very bad for an Hotel of this standard.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Location, not overly expensive, premier room, one minor point - the room could have been a tad cooler. General appearance and parking was good, breakfast was very good too.

    View from our room was not too good, but we were at the back of the hotel - as it was a short stay we were not too concerned.

  • Single
    7.4

    We liked the indoor and outdoor pool. The bar staff we very courteous and the room was made up every day. We enjoyed our breakfasts.

    We felt that some of the staff at reception were very courteous but some could do better. We felt that they could have known alot more about days out. The pools jacuzzi could have had bubbles.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Excellet facilities ,very clean and comfortable will come again.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Getting a refund and not having to stay in this overpriced hotel

    Overpriced for shabby room overlooking pipes

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Location. Large bath towels.

    I booked two rooms at this hotel - one for relatives we had arranged to meet up with on our visit to UK. Both rooms were very run down and ours at least had a very grimy outlook. Common areas of the hotel (stairs and passages) were also shabby. The bar ran out of brandy on the first of our two nights and this had not been re-stocked by the second night. Overall, we were not impressed and would not use the hotel again.

How to reach hotel

hotel Wessex - Bournemouth Bournemouth location
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Hotel Address:

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU

Get directions
City Centre
  • Bournemouth
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Treehouse Family Play
    1000 ft
  • Lower Gardens
    1800 ft
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBournemouthWessex

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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