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Kent, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was going to be in area so booked a good deal through trip advisor. It is a quiet part of Bournemouth so not much noise and city center is 20 mins walk away . receptionist was pleasant and guided us to our room which was a superior room with sea view.the room was ok the bathroom was very good but... More 

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Thank Dan H
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dan H, Thank you sharing your feedback. Overall great comments regarding the hotel and the staff that work here. Our sea views are definitely amazing. We will be looking forward to welcome you again soon. Please contact our reservations team on 01202 298 350 for the best available price. Kind regards Nuno Gomes More 

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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival, all looked well. The facia and reception / front of house looks modern and contemporary and had high hopes. Was given a parking permit for non existent parking; had to park on the front at a cost of £4 for 2 hours so take parking expenses into account when booking!! After checking in, which was like pulling teeth... More 

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Thank ian1286
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear ian1286, Thank you for sharing your feedback. I would like to reiterate that our parking is free on a first come first serve basis. This is clearly explained on every website you can find us listed so you should really have into account that there is a possibility you may need to park offsite. Some of your comments aren't... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent service, great surroundings and welcoming help from staff at this hotel and especially the events team. A very successful afternoon for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation. We will not hesitate to use this or another group hotel in the future. Thanks, Christine Jeandren

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Thank bornINpoole69
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear bornINpoole69 (Mrs Jeandren) Thank you so much for such fantastic feedback. It was a please to have you and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Nuno More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner decided to stay here after previously staying at the Cumberland hotel the night before which is situated 2 doors down and is a sister hotel. After having a great experience at the cumberland we thought why not. As it was a last minute decision we booked a 'budget double room' for £39. On arrival the receptionist... More 

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1 Thank Akightley
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Akightley, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Let me start by mentioning that I find it very odd that any member of our reception them would do something like what you are implying. We treat everyone the same and we don't differentiate from guests that booked the most expensive room from the one that booked the cheapest. So I... More 

Newbridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A nightmare to park the car , we parked on the side of the road and paid as there were no spaces free in any of the hotel car parks. We were put in an old room above a wedding disco on the first night which went on till 1 then kept awake for another hour because if tables and... More 

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1 Thank Lynzi P
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Lynzi P, Thank you for sharing your feedback. It's important for me to reiterate that our parking facilities are free on a first come first serve basis. Usually on the weekends it becomes a bit more difficult to find a space because our 3 hotels are generally fully booked. Most of the hotels in Bournemouth actually charge a fee... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We have organized our daughter 18th Birthday Party in the beautiful function room overlooking the swiming pool with a stunning sea view. The staff have been highly professional, friendly and reliable in every single moment of the party. Special thanks to Lisa she has been amazing organizing everything, we had nothing to worry about and the party has been a... More 

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Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nadiasarais, Thank you so much for posting your feedback. I'm very glad to hear that everyone had a great time and the party was a success. The staff will be pleased to read your kind comments. We will be looking forward to welcome you again in the future. Kind regards Nuno Gomes More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We paid a high price for a twin room which turned out to be quite small and located in a corridor under refurbishment. We booked a hotel away from the main town centre expecting it to be a more pleasant and quieter location but the room was hot and stuffy and subject to a high level of noise from the... More 

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3 Thank Katie61237
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Katie61237, Thank you for taking the time to express your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't had the most enjoyable time due to the room you have been allocated. We are conscious that something like this can sometimes happen. I would advise always contacting the front desk in order to see if we can get this issue... More 

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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Husband booked a couple of nights away here,via Superbreaks,got back home today.On arrival,we were greeted professionally,we were given vouchers for free tea and cake and a 25% off for the Spa. Our room was on the first floor,quite a small room,but view was amazing over looking the sea.The hotel decour could do with updating,however the room was clean,and tea and... More 

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1 Thank Misty1974
Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Misty1974, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Good comments about the hotel. Great to hear that you enjoyed your meals and also your treatments at our spa. We will be looking forward to welcome you again soon. For the best available rate please give us a call on 01202 298 350 and speak to our reservations team. Kind regards... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took our pet dog along with us on our short break, we were pleased we found somewhere, espeically a hotel which allowed dogs... perfect! Well, it's seems stupid that they weren't allowed in any public place in the hotel, not even outside area to have a drink. When asked if there were any dog friendly pubs, the answer i... More 

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Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear kc16384, Thank you for sharing your opinion. Unfortunately your review isn't what we expected. I must reiterate that our hotel does accept small dogs but in accordance with the restrictions and facilities we have in place. Due to the nature of the building and it's layout we do not allow dogs in areas where food is served. If the... More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Came to Bournemouth with a local coach company, the hotel looked very impressive from the outside, the staff were friendly and helpful, which continued throughout our stay. The food was very good , we were on a half board basis. The first room which we were allocated had not been refurbished, and the carpet was badly stained, I complained to... More 

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Nuno G, Manager at Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, responded to this review

Dear sonnyboy014, Thank you for your feedback. Great comments about the staff and service provided. Also good to hear that you enjoyed your meals. Like I mentioned in many previous replies we are still in the process of updating our rooms which should be finished by the end of this year. We don't really advertise any kind of disabled friendly... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fantastic Bar and Terrace overlooking Bournemouth's beautiful coastline. Superb Swimming Pool with sun loungers and modern outdoor seating. Brilliant new bar menu launched, serving a great selection of Fresh Salads, Light Meals and HOMEMADE BURGERS. An excellent location for a comfortable stress free break in Bournemouth. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa

Address: 32 East Overcliff Drive | Seafront, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England (Formerly The Cliffeside Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: ₹ 2,239 - ₹ 20,579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
The Cliffeside Hotel Bournemouth
Cliffside Hotel Bournemouth
Ocean Beach Hotel And Spa Bournemouth, Dorset
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
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“In winter, a non sea facing room due to noise disturbance in poor weather conditions and avoid 4th floor as the floors are super squeaky.”
 of 5 bubbles BunjiZim, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 237, a twin room is lovely, with the best beds”
 of 5 bubbles Nickif65, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms above the kitchen are noisy. Some parts of the hotel are under refurbishment.”
  • Window frame in need of renovation
 of 5 bubbles Katie61237, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check your room first”
 of 5 bubbles sonnyboy014, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor sea view”
 of 5 bubbles KentUKSunlover, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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