Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach. This 53-room, 4-star hotel has a full-service spa along with an indoor pool and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Bournemouth, the hotel is also a short walk from Bournemouth Lower Gardens and Oceanarium.
Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Blakes specializes in British cuisine, and serves breakfast; dinner, or The Connaught Brasserie offers relaxing garden views. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.
The 53 rooms are individually decorated and have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, free bottled water, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer rainfall showers, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Phones and desks are other standard amenities.
Guests of Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. You can put free parking to good use if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and free WiFi in public areas.
- Walking distance to Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free parking
- Onsite dining
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
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.
Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters) include a conference center. This Art Deco hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and spa services. Limited complimentary onsite parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2014.
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel is a smoke-free property.
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 53
- Number of floors - 4
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- 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)
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 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
- Free self parking
- Conference center
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Steam room
- Indoor pool
- Television in common areas
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel offers 53 accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
- Premium bedding
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Rainfall showerhead
- Bathtub or shower
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Room service (24 hours)
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
- Pillow menu
- Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
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.
24-hour room service is available.
Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available around the clock.
Nearby Things to Do
An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.
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
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Boat tours nearby
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.
The spa is open daily. 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
- Minimum age to access spa is 16
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children 14 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 14 are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 animals are allowed
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
- Resort fee
- Pool access
- Spa access
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
- Self parking
- Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.95 per person (approximately)
- Late check-out fee: GBP 40.00
- Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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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. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).