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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just on our way home from a 2 night stay at the cottonwood boutique hotel. It has a great location on the beach and a 20 minute walk to Bournemouth pier and 10 minutes to Boscombe pier. The staff were helpful and accommodating. Really lovely waitress in the restaurant (I can't remember her name) but couldn't do enough...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely venue great staff nothing was too much trouble great views and a cold tall long drink on a summers day!!!! Would love to stay here but I am local and cant justify it!!! But would recommend it heartily.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location 5 minute walk to the pier, lovely terrace, clean minimalist rooms, staff welcoming but just get the feeling it is trying to be something it isn't, the conversion to "Boutique" has not been 100% completed. Bathrooms small and awkward spaces, beds large and comfortable. Breakfast good. Wallpaper whacky in places. Would stay again mainly for location.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A hotel full of fun and fabulous staff! The best cooked breakfast we have had in a long time. Continuing with their refurbishment. Very good location for the town, wonderful sea views and yes I am going to mention those excellent staff again!

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ruby, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and found all the staff at the hotel such a delight. We work tirelessly on training all our staff to provide a very high standard of customer service and we are very lucky to have such a committed and passionate team who...

Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Reception changed the room for me due to personal circumstances and I appreciated their patience. The hotel is quite attractive although soon will need upgrading in the public areas to keep up to date. Love the huge mirrors and fireplaces! Breakfast was reasonable. No noise or parking issues. Live jazz on Friday night was a bonus. Will come back again....

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Im delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and the function all ran smoothly. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a weekend in the cottonwood and couldn't sing it's praises any higher. From arrival, our room and breakfast/dinner service was absolutely outstanding. We loved the unique design, felt much nicer than a 'chain' hotel. We've already discussed coming back in the near future! Would recommend this establishment to anyone, very family or couple friendly.

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shannen, Thank you for your wonderful review on your recent stay with us. Delighted to hear we exceeded your expectations in every way and we look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the near future.

Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed 2 nights. The hotel is being refurbished. It is next to the sea. Convenient for getting in to Bournemouth or Pokesdown. Convenient regular bus service. There was a storm raging the day I stayed that prevented me walking by the sea but this is the ideal hotel for beach waljs if the weather is good. Breakfast was good...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and you had the full experience of the excellent service we provide. On a separate note I can confirm our refurbishment project is now complete and all the bedrooms at the hotel have undergone a full refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming you back...

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my best friend as a birthday weekend retreat!! Lovely hotel! A little off the beaten track, but worth it. We had an amazing sea view from our room. The room was spotless, very neutral and tastefully decorated. Decor I would love to have at home. The bathroom door was dodgy, and the shower difficult to work out. But...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Im delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Where to start; from the exterior this hotel is quaint and beautiful. It offers the most wonderful scenic view, and raises hopes. However, upon entering the room; disappointment starts. Just outside of our door; building renovations. This was a shame, as rather than meeting wonderful decorated walls, along little corridors, we were met with stripped out rooms. I understand this...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay with us. I am very sorry to hear of the disruptions you have encountered during your stay. The hotel has undergone a major refurbishment programme between January - March this year. As you say it is never a good time to be able to carry such...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I have enjoyed a lot of afternoon teas, but not a chocolate themed one. So after staying at the sister hotel (Chocolate Boutique Hotel), I had seen this on their website. So had to try it for a chocolate themed weekend. The hotel is in a good location, with good parking, and access to the beach. 10-15 min walk. The...

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent visit to the hotel for our Chocolate Afternoon tea. Im delighted to hear you enjoyed your day with us and thank you for your reccomadations on how we could further improve our afternoon tea offering. We will certainly look into this. We look forward to welcoming you...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With magnificent panoramic views across the bay, the chic and recently refurbished Cottonwood Boutique Hotel has a superb cliff-top location. It offers a sun terrace, and an on-site restaurant serving locally sourced fresh ingredients. Free parking is available on site and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The boutique hotel has 28 stylish rooms with tea/coffee making facilities, a TV and a hairdryer. Many rooms overlook the bay, and all have a private modern bathroom. The stylish Bar Vista, with its sunny terrace and garden, provides contemporary brasserie food all day. The Garden Restaurant offers refined and elegant dining using local, fresh ingredients from one of Dorset's leading chefs. Guests can enjoy a range of beauty treatments in the on site beauty parlour Beauty Essence, as well as live entertainment in the Bar Vista. The Cottonwood Boutique is located a 15-minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: ₹ 4,648 - ₹ 13,196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Minotel Bournemouth
Bournemouth Minotel
The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel Bournemouth, Dorset
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#15 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Sea view and room with shower only.”
Linsey556, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea view”
790rubym, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't book a seaview when a storm is coming through, we were glad to be at the back out of the way.”
740elaineb, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go to another hotel”
522AndreaW, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a sea-view room.”
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