Wessex Hotel - Bournemouth

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Wessex Hotel is a 3-star property that provides visitors with a night club, a leisure club and an outdoor swimming pool. The prestigious hotel, built in 1898, is renowned for its Italian architecture.

This hotel is located in a natural area, 18 km from New Forest. A 10-minute walk to the center of Bournemouth.

Nearby points of interest include an art gallery, a theater and a church.

Wessex Hotel lies within 15 minutes’ drive to Bournemouth International airport.

Rooms

This property comprises 109 cozy guestrooms featuring climate control, wireless internet, a safe, TV and IDD telephone. They also have family bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

A complimentary breakfast is served every morning. Guests will enjoy delicious meals at the beach restaurant serving vegetarian cuisine. Hot drinks are offered in the snack bar. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, Blakes Restaurant and Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway are about 100 meters from the property.

Services

Comforts like free self parking, a storage room and an elevator are provided on site.

Relax

On-site treatments include steam baths and reflex massage. For active guests, there are fitness classes, a gym and yoga classes at the hotel.

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
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

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

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • 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

All children
0 - 16 years
Extra bed GBP 20
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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 Center
  • Bournemouth
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    300 ft
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Lower Gardens
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1000 ft
  • Hengistbury Head
    2600 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

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Rooms and availability

Premium Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Room

Wessex photos Room
Premier Double Room
  • Room size:

    540 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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

    2 persons

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Wessex photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • General:Internet access
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants 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:

Standard|Single Room - With Breakfast

Wessex photos Room
Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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

Standard|Family 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 Square1700 ft
  • Oceanarium2300 ft
  • St Peter's Church2700 ft

Convention centers

Amusement

  • Happyland Amusements2000 ft
  • Sheridan IMAX Cinema2300 ft
  • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite2300 ft
  • Bournemouth beach2300 ft
  • Pier Amusements2300 ft
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club2300 ft
  • Odeon Cinema2700 ft
  • Ambassador Snooker Club3000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bournemouth Eye1700 ft

Museums

  • Gallery2300 ft

Parks

  • bournemouth gardens1400 ft

Theaters

  • Bournemouth Pier Theatre2000 ft
  • Pavillion2300 ft
  • The Pier Theatre2300 ft
  • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre2300 ft
  • Pavilion Theatre2700 ft

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club700 ft

Local attractions

  • Compton Acres1.9 mi
    164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
  • Splashdown3.5 mi
    Tower Park, Poole
  • Sandbanks4.0 mi
    PooleEngland
  • Island RIB Voyages Jersey3.1 mi
    No5 Albert Pier, St. Helier
  • Shell Bay3.9 mi
    Ferry Rd, Studland

Near the hotel

  • Bournemouth Beach1000 ft
    BournemouthEngland
  • Oceanarium2200 ft
    Pier Approach, Bournemouth
  • Hengistbury Head2600 ft
    BournemouthEngland
  • Lower Gardens2000 ft
    Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
  • Bournemouth Pier2200 ft
    Pier Approach, Bournemouth
  • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum3500 ft
    East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth

Restaurants nearby

  • Blakes Restaurant300 ft

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

    80% likes this, based on 207 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Contemporary, English
    Price Range: USD 33 - USD 49

  • 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

  • THE HOP INN600 ft

    Address: WEST CLIFF ROAD

    75% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: English

  • Amalfi200 ft

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

    76% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 16 - USD 34

  • 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

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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 223 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 Hotel - Bournemouth Bournemouth location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Bournemouth
    2700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.2 mi
  • Bus stop
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    300 ft
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Lower Gardens
    2000 ft
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1000 ft
  • Hengistbury Head
    2600 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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