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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely summer lunch sitting on the patio with a pint of lager and some light bites after a long walk back from the sea and the quick ferry crossing. The service was good but the whole lunch was very calm and enjoyable and we were allowed to have our dog with us.

Thank cb512016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here so many times lunch dinner summer winter indoors outdoors you can't get better than sitting by the river with the great glass of wine and one of their fantastic meals couldn't recommend this place more if you've not tried it you're missing out love it

Thank Michael R
TimothyLloyd, Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for your effusive review...it is greatly appreciated! Naturally we are biased but also couldn't imagine anywhere nicer for that glass of wine you talk about! Look forward to welcoming you back again soon... More 

London, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facilities in the suite are excellent and ideal for families who require independent catering facilities as well as having use of the excellent room service. The outlook is over the river and quiet and peaceful. We are visiting in winter and the rooms are warm and extremely well appointed. My only criticism is we are unable to use the... More 

Thank Vickytrainer49
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing such a lovely review about your recent stay in one of our suites. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and glad that you appreciated room service. Rather than a swimming pool our spa features a hydro-therapy pool which is heated to a much higher temperature and given this our insurance company... More 

Peterbrough, null, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with friends whilst in the area. The place is clean and modern but with many tables filled was too noisy to converse without shouting (which just added to it) no carpeting or drapes to absorb the sound. Retired to the lounge in search of peace but the pianist, who was good, had clearly thought he was entertaining... More 

Thank Lindsey F
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and I am sorry that you felt let down by the level of noise and the enthusiastic pianist! It is a shame that when you enjoy such excellent food and service that something else gets in the way. I appreciate that the hotel can be very busy and thus noisy... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here for 5 weeks for business. The hotel is lovely but the staff make the stay feel like home. Special thanks to Anita who is always welcoming and brightens the morning. Very accommodating and remembers my special request for breakfast - it's the little things that make the difference. Thank you!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
TimothyLloyd, Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. It is wonderful that our crew make the like a home from home for you while you are travelling on business. Anita will be delighted to hear that she brightens your morning and as a team, we look forward to welcoming you again when you are next in the area. With best... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms comprising two bedrooms, two bathrooms , a lounge and kitchen area made the stay home from home. Good views and based on the riverside ideal for walking into the Priory town of Christchurch. The staff are professional, courteous and helpful. If there is a downside it is the limited communal area for residents to relax, not too much... More 

Thank DudleyPrice231
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing such a lovely review about the suites following your recent stay. I am pleased that you took advantage of the lounge facilities. Downstairs does tend to get very busy! Your comments about the staff being professional, courteous and helpful is much appreciated by us all. We very much look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Binfield, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our first visit and we had an area reserved for us - good service, drinks and food was very good from such a mixed party - we probably should have sat in the dining area but good fun and happy to visit again

Thank Paul S
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit on behalf of a group of ten people. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the food, the drinks and the service. Above all it is lovely to read that you all enjoyed good fun and happy times. We certainly look forward to the next visit. More 

ボーンマス, イギリス
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had lunch at this hotel today. My drink didn't come for ages and my meal arrived first, so, I asked the waitress who took our order to bring my drink, then, she started arguing. "You didn't order your drink with me!" - this was her first response. I definitely ordered my drink with her when I ordered my meal,... More 

Thank 日本語教師
TimothyLloyd, Hotel director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

You are absolutely right and I have nothing in my defense that I can say. We screwed up and we hold our hands up to this. This is certainly not the behaviour that I would expect from any of the crew as this is not the standard one would normally associate with the Captain's Club Hotel. I haven't had the... More 

Wimborne, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We decided it would be nice for myself and partner plus my two adult 'children' to have a weekend away and chose the Captains Club because its not too far away from home but far enough to feel we were away and we had heard good things from friends. We booked a room with turrent for myself and partner (... More 

Thank lesley r
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your weekend stay at the hotel. I am so pleased that everything worked out for you and that you enjoyed the "complete" experience and pleased that the room service option you didn't have to sacrifice Strictly! Thank you for your kind comments about the food... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I question whether this hotel should be classed as a pet friendly hotel . Out of the many bedrooms the only few available to people and their dogs are the extremely expensive suites . In my opinion this is not a pet friendly hotel ..

Thank lindamarsden866
TimothyLloyd, Hotel Director at Captain's Club Hotel, responded to this review

We welcome dogs, indeed we have our own lovely hotel dog named Willow. We have chosen to allow pets into the suites as they have a lot of extra space which enables the dogs to sleep in the lounge/kitchen area. So out of 29 hotel units we allow pets into 10 which is a high ratio especially at a time... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Captain's Club Hotel & Spa
Captain's Club Hotel & Spa
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern four silver star hotel located on the banks of the river Stour close to the historic market town of Christchurch in rural Dorset. Hotel comprises of 12 lifestyle suites, each with a separate lounge/living area and either two or three bedrooms sleeping from 1 to 6 people. The hotel boasts a cocktail bar with award winning bar-tenders and a 2 AA rosette restaurant. Event facilities for up to 100 and a bijou spa complete with hydro-therapy pool, sauna and four treatment rooms. The suites have air-conditioning to the lounge/living area and the hotel bedrooms are air conditioned throughout. The alfresco dining terrace is open all summer and provides a perfect location to soak up the atmosphere of life on a busy river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Captain's Club Hotel

Address: Wick Lane | Wick Ferry, Christchurch BH23 1HU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 12,410 - ₹ 25,501 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Captain's Club Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Captains Hotel Christchurch
The Captains Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#2 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#3 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#3 Business Hotel in Christchurch
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“we only had lunch and some tables are out of the wind look for them great river views.”
 of 5 bubbles cb512016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suites have superb views of the river”
 of 5 bubbles Vickytrainer49, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a suite. They all have river views”
 of 5 bubbles DudleyPrice231, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“WE had room 111 but all rooms face the river so should all be great”
 of 5 bubbles terryb175, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ALL rooms overlook the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 573margaretd, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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