Wessex Hotel - Bournemouth

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU  show map
 3 stars
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Wessex Hotel - Bournemouth

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Solarium

Spa & wellness center

Overview

Wessex is a 4-story hotel in the center of Bournemouth at a close proximity to New Forest, St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery and Bournemouth University offering 109 cozy rooms. Featuring Italian architecture, the hotel is opened since 1898.

Wessex Hotel lies near the sandy beach. Wessex Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Bournemouth.

Nearby points of interest include an art gallery, a church and a theater.

The hotel lies within a 20-minute walk of Bournemouth Central train station. Due to its central location, guests can get to Bournemouth International airport within 10 minutes drive.

Rooms

The impressive Wessex Hotel offers such rooms as premium double room, superior family room and family double room appointed with climate control, wireless internet, multi-channel television, IDD phone and a safe. Some rooms overlook the sea. For more comfort a shower, a hairdryer and towels are provided.

Eat & Drink

Every day a complimentary breakfast is served in the dining room. The on-site beach restaurant tempts guests with vegetarian dishes. Guests can unwind at the spacious Modern Spacious Lounge bar serving a wide range of tea and coffee. Located in a natural area, Blakes Restaurant and Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway serve a wide range of meals.

Services

The hotel offers free self parking, a baggage storage and an elevator along with a business center, a meeting room and a copier to respond to the needs of all guests.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a leisure center, a night club and an indoor swimming pool. Fitness classes, a gym and yoga classes are provided on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   109.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle storage
  • Beauty salon
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Children's menu
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of GBP 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU

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City Center
  • Bournemouth
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.9 km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    70 m
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    60 m
Parks
  • Lower Gardens
    600 m
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    290 m
  • Hengistbury Head
    770 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Premium Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Room

Wessex photos Room
Premier Double Room
  • Room size:

    50 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Wessex photos Room
Superior Family Room
Landscape view
  • Room size:

    50 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Carpeted floor
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Wessex photos Room
Standard Single Room
  • Room size:

    25 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Single Room - With Breakfast

Wessex photos Room
Family Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Cribs available
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Family Room

Wessex Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Christmas Market500 m
  • Oceanarium600 m
  • Westover Gallery600 m
  • Gallery 57 Ltd700 m
  • Westbeach700 m

Popular areas

Places of interest

  • Bournemouth Library400 m
  • The Square500 m
  • Oceanarium700 m
  • St Peter's Church800 m

Convention centers

Amusement

  • Happyland Amusements600 m
  • Sheridan IMAX Cinema700 m
  • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite700 m
  • Bournemouth beach700 m
  • Pier Amusements700 m
  • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club700 m
  • Odeon Cinema800 m
  • Ambassador Snooker Club900 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Bournemouth Eye500 m

Museums

  • Gallery700 m

Parks

  • bournemouth gardens400 m

Theaters

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club200 m

Local attractions

  • Compton Acres3.0 km
    164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
  • Splashdown5.7 km
    Tower Park, Poole
  • Sandbanks6.4 km
    PooleEngland
  • Island RIB Voyages Jersey5.0 km
    No5 Albert Pier, St. Helier
  • Shell Bay6.3 km
    Ferry Rd, Studland

Near the hotel

  • Bournemouth Beach290 m
    BournemouthEngland
  • Oceanarium650 m
    Pier Approach, Bournemouth
  • Hengistbury Head770 m
    BournemouthEngland
  • Lower Gardens600 m
    Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
  • Bournemouth Pier660 m
    Pier Approach, Bournemouth
  • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum1.1 km
    East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth

Restaurants nearby

  • Blakes Restaurant70 m

    Address: 30 West Hill Road
    Phone: +44 (0)1202 298020

    80% likes this, based on 207 reviews
    Cuisine: French, Contemporary, English
    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 36

  • The Connaught Brasserie70 m

    Address: The Connaught Hotel
    Phone: 01202 298020

    62% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian, British
    Price Range: GBP 9 - GBP 35

  • THE HOP INN170 m

    Address: WEST CLIFF ROAD

    75% likes this, based on 46 reviews
    Cuisine: English

  • Amalfi60 m

    Address: 11-13 West Cliff Road
    Phone: 01202 296278

    76% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: GBP 11 - GBP 25

  • Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway200 m

    Address: 4 West Cliff Road
    Phone: 01202 311222

    64% likes this, based on 233 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

Hotel Awards

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Wessex Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Wessex

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 223 reviews

Rating by category:

Dining
8.0

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The location was ideal for access to the beach (only 5 mins walk). (10 mins to the town centre). The hotel was welcoming, very comfortable and rooms lovely. We would definitely come back again, perhaps longer next time. We would recommend this to any type of traveller/customer. This hotel offered good value all round.

    Only complaint was that perhaps more staff needed during busy times. The existing staff clearly work very hard indeed and always seem to be rushed. They were all very helpful and polite.

  • Single
    7.8

    friendly staff

    one day room was not made up when i returned at 2.30 pm

  • Single
    7.0

    Travelling frequently around the UK Wessex provides what i need which is quiet value for money accom

    Lift needs a bit of an over haul

  • Single
    10.0

    We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and would definitely go back. Staff were excellent, especially the restaurant staff, food was 100%.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    nice room and good staff. Pool is ok and warm

    the pool needs a little bit of renovation. Did not do baby listening which could be very useful for young children.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Reliability of events and breadth of service, speed of service , very pleasant room.

    Food in the dining room was disappointing, particularly in the evening. Darkness and lack of windows and dated furnishing meant we ate next door on our second night.

  • Couple
    10.0

    great staff and service, good manager, very good food , stayed at the wessex hotel many times, and continue to return

    never had problems with hotel

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location of Hotel was good, breakfast had agood choice of food ,cooked breakfast was nice and cooked well .Room was good size , no compalints at all we will use this hotel again.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    ideal location...quiet room...comfy bed...however building needs moderizing quite truefully room very 60,s having said that we only stayed for one night and it was an enjoyable visit..would ues hotel again no problem!!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Have stayed at Wessex before and found it suited our requirements.

    On checking in, our room was on the 4th floor - not a problem. However, the receptionist directed us to the nearest lift and never mentioned the alternative lift, The lift we were directed to did not go to our floor and we had to hunt around for someone to ask and we had to carry our cases up several stairs. Clearer directions or a small map of the hotel layout would be a good idea. We had breakfast in an alcove area off the main dining room and the carpet was badly stained which was very bad for an Hotel of this standard.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Location, not overly expensive, premier room, one minor point - the room could have been a tad cooler. General appearance and parking was good, breakfast was very good too.

    View from our room was not too good, but we were at the back of the hotel - as it was a short stay we were not too concerned.

  • Single
    7.4

    We liked the indoor and outdoor pool. The bar staff we very courteous and the room was made up every day. We enjoyed our breakfasts.

    We felt that some of the staff at reception were very courteous but some could do better. We felt that they could have known alot more about days out. The pools jacuzzi could have had bubbles.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Excellet facilities ,very clean and comfortable will come again.

  • Family with children
    4.2

    Getting a refund and not having to stay in this overpriced hotel

    Overpriced for shabby room overlooking pipes

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    Location. Large bath towels.

    I booked two rooms at this hotel - one for relatives we had arranged to meet up with on our visit to UK. Both rooms were very run down and ours at least had a very grimy outlook. Common areas of the hotel (stairs and passages) were also shabby. The bar ran out of brandy on the first of our two nights and this had not been re-stocked by the second night. Overall, we were not impressed and would not use the hotel again.

How to reach hotel

hotel Wessex Hotel - Bournemouth Bournemouth location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU

Get directions
City Center
  • Bournemouth
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.9 km
  • Bus stop
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English)
    70 m
  • Amalfi (cuisine: Italian)
    60 m
Parks
  • Lower Gardens
    600 m
Beaches
  • Bournemouth Beach
    290 m
  • Hengistbury Head
    770 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    109

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBournemouthWessex

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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