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The Connaught Lodge

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Room & Suite (25)
Dining (5)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The newly refurbished, AA 4 star Connaught Lodge offers smart and comfortable en-suite accommodation and is centrally located on the West Cliff being just 500m from the town centre, the BIC, Pavilion Theatre, pier and those golden, sandy beaches. Free WiFi, Free Parking and complimentary membership of the Bluewater Spa, located in the adjacent Best Western Connaught Hotel, is available to all Lodge guests. The spa has an 18m swimming pool and spa pool, a luxurious, fully tiled eucalyptus steam room, a superb sauna, 2 gymnasiums and a massage and beauty therapy suite. After a relaxing day in the Spa why not enjoy a superb dinner in our contemporary Blakes Brasserie, also located in the main building.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Public Wifi
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
98Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
24Attractionswithin 0,5 km
88Room tips
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
A lovely hotel with charming staff. Unfortunatly it is at the top of quite a steep hill. The walk into town is very easy (less than 10 minutes) but the return journey is not easy especially for older visitors. However, to avoid the climb here are two bus routes with stops close
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My wife and I stayed for two nights in early March 2019. The hotel was very comfortable, efficiently managed and operated with with a nice relaxed atmosphere. Staff were attentive, efficient and pleasant. The breakfast room is charming and the breakfast was excellent - good
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Great spa facilities & gym. The hotel itself was not the ‘boutique’ hotel it is advertised as. The room was rather dated in style and dirty in places. The breakfast on offer was far from appetising, cheap, basic and no healthy options were provided. There was also a very long
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Upon arrival we booked via booking.com for a suite in the lodge however we were upgraded to the rose suite in the main hotel which was wonderful gorgeous room,with a separate living area too the sleeping area on the bed was a hand written card addressed too me personally which
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A pleasant stay at The Best Western Connaught as a new year treat. Very good throughout, check in to check out. Hard working staff. Ample public space, always clean and tidy. Good food in the restaurant, breakfast, we didn't take dinner in the hotel. Comfortable bedrooms,
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Lodge Bedroom 208
I’ve stayed in both the main hotel & the lodge & can honestly say both are equally fantastic accommodations.
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Yes there is adequate parking at the hotel. It is certainly a very nice hotel and well worth the trip!
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Hi As this is an important day for you please call me at the hotel and I will arrange everything for you - 01202 298020 Best wishes David Miller
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HI Suki The Lodge is part of the same hotel group and you are able to use all the facilities of the Best Western Connaught which is next door. The swimming pool, dining room, bars and reception are all located in the main building - the Lodge is accommodation only. Please do not hesitate to contact me at the hotel - 01202 298020 - if I can be of any further assistance. Best wishes David F Miller Managing Director
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"Ask for a larger room and check the WIFI"
"Lodge twins better for personal choice"
"Avoid the extension in the Lodge, rooms are small and scaffolding put up."
"Good size rooms with large TV and nice bathroom"
"Lifts are very small and only fit one person !"
US$79 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandBournemouth
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