Cbh Elstead Hotel  3 stars

Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3QP  show mapSave
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Cbh Elstead Hotel is located stroll from the sandy beach. This quiet hotel dates from 1900 and was refurbished in 2011.

The hotel is located in a cosmopolitan of Bournemouth, close to The Square, Bournemouth Beach and Oceanarium. The property is placed next to O2 Academy Bournemouth, Bournemouth Eye and Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum as well as restaurants and bars.

It lies only 500m away from Bournemouth train station. 10km to the Bournemouth International airport.


The property comprises of spacious Executive Double Room and Standard Double Room appointed with a minibar, LCD flat-screen TV, air conditioning, coffee/tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer and a shower available in all guestrooms.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the bar. The excellent restaurant serves special meals. At the elegant wine bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines.


For business guests Cbh Elstead Hotel offers a meeting room, a photocopier and internet access, while leisure travelers can enjoy a lift, free parking and a safe deposit box.


A sauna, a steam room and a hot tub are available on-site. A fitness room and a gym are provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   50.

City Center Bournemouth - 4600 ft
Airports Bournemouth International (BOH) - 4.0 mi, Southampton Airport (SOU) - 26.9 mi
Train Stations Bournemouth Train Station - 1700 ft, Bournemouth Central Station - 1700 ft
Bus stop - 2000 ft
Restaurants Ocean City (cuisine: Chinese) - 700 ft, Bournemouth Pizza Co (cuisine: Pizza) - 700 ft
Beaches Hengistbury Head - 4200 ft, Bournemouth Beach - 1.2 mi
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Hot tub
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


until  10.30 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Standard Room
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Cbh Elstead Hotel Standard Room
Cbh Elstead Hotel Standard Room
Cbh Elstead Hotel Standard Room
Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed

Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

Room facilities
    Executive Room
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    Cbh Elstead Hotel Executive Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 155 sq. feet

    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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      Four Poster Room
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      Cbh Elstead Hotel Four Poster Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds or One Single Bed

      Spacious room offers a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        Family Room
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        Cbh Elstead Hotel Family Room
        Bed type: Double Bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet

        Spacious room has comfortable work desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

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          Cbh Elstead Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions
          • Hampshire Gallery
            2000 ft
          • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
            4000 ft
          • Gallery 57 Ltd
            4300 ft
          • Bournemouth Eye
            4300 ft
          • Westover Gallery
            4600 ft
          • Westbeach
            4600 ft
          Popular areas
          • City Center
            4300 ft
          Places of interest
          • Bournemouth East Working Mens Liberal Club
            1400 ft
          • Lansdowne Baptist Church
            2300 ft
          • Bournemouth East Conservative Club
            2700 ft
          • Avon Social Club
            3700 ft
          • Boscombe East Conservative Association
            4600 ft
          Train stations
          • Bournemouth Central Station
            1400 ft
          • Bournemouth Train Station
            1400 ft
          • Sharkeys Pool Venue
            2000 ft
          • Aztec Leisure Ltd
            2700 ft
          • Aztec Amusement Centre
            2700 ft
          • Laser Quest
            3300 ft
          • Ambassador Snooker Club
            3700 ft
          • Bus Air Festival
            3700 ft
          • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club
            4000 ft
          • Odeon Cinema
            4000 ft
          • Bournemouth beach
            4300 ft
          • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite
            4300 ft
          • Sheridan IMAX Cinema
            4600 ft
          • Pier Amusements
            4600 ft
          • Gallery
            4300 ft
          • Pavillion
            4300 ft
          • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
            4300 ft
          • Pavilion Theatre
            4300 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Bournemouth Pier
            5100 ft
            Pier Approach, Bournemouth
          • Oceanarium
            5200 ft
            Pier Approach, Bournemouth
          • Bournemouth Beach
            1.2 mi
          • Compton Acres
            3.2 mi
            164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
          • Bournemouth Aviation Museum
            3.6 mi
            Merritown Lane, Christchurch

          Near the hotel

          • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
            3800 ft
            East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth
          • Hengistbury Head
            4200 ft
          • Lower Gardens
            4800 ft
            Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Ocean City

            68% likes this, based on 114 reviews
            Cuisine: Chinese

            700 ft
            38 Christchurch Rd
          • Bournemouth Pizza Co

            90% likes this, based on 91 reviews
            Cuisine: Pizza
            Price Range: USD 9 - USD 17

            700 ft
            44 St Swithuns Road

            Phone: +(44)01202 555 125

          • Garden Restaurant

            84% likes this, based on 24 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, European, Brasserie, British
            Price Range: USD 14 - USD 48

            800 ft
            East OverCliff Drive

            Phone: 01202 553183

          • Langtry's Restaurant

            73% likes this, based on 82 reviews

            800 ft
            26 Derby Road

            Phone: 01202 553 887

          • Bournemouth Noodle Bar

            85% likes this, based on 41 reviews
            Cuisine: Asian, International, Noodle, Noodle Shop
            Price Range: USD 10 - USD 26

            1100 ft
            148 Holdenhurst Road

            Phone: 01202 297 722

          Cbh Elstead Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Cbh Elstead Hotel

          Average guest rating

          out of 10
          Based on 168 reviews

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          Individual guest reviews

          • Family with children

            Good all round experience and good value for money.

            Only downside was the rather officious "Restaurant Manager" with the clipboard who runs the breakfasts..

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Attractive facade, Generous size room, Clean, Bathroom was decorated in lovely quality blue/white tiles- very refreshing!

            The very hard mattress and synthetic pillows and there was no comfy armchair to relax in.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            It was a partly nostalgic trip as we had our honeymoon here in 1958. The hotel is how I remeber it , although there have been additions to the building,it still has a good feel about it. We thought that the breakfast was excellent, and the new swimming pool very good.

            A bit of a struggle to park the car at the weekends.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            Staff very helpful and friendly. Good cooked food from the bar and a good breakfast. Receptionist managed to extend my stay to two nights without any problem.

            Blanket used as bedding. It is 2011 so why not use comfortable duvets like other hotels? I've not been in a hotel with blankets for some years now. Also the pointless heavy bed cover quilt was old and stained.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Elstead was good the main disappointing thing was the leisure centre which is the main reason we stayed. Pool and spa very cold couldnt stay in for long, Otherwise all good

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Friendliness of Staff.

            Unfortunately, the leisure facilities (pool etc.) didn't reflect the promotional pictures, rather disappointing.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Friendly helpful staff. Good value for money. Nice and comfortable and a good location within walking distance of beach.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            The staff were extremely helpful I was travelling with a little baby and they made the stay so relaxing. The pool was a god send especially as weather wasn't good one day. Food was really tasty. Will def go again.

            • Average rating
          • Group of friends

            Very friendly and helpfull staff,very clean room albeit rather small,very good liesure facilities.

            Stairs and bedroom floorboards very creacky

            • Average rating
          • Couple

            We had dinner for two for £38 at the hotels restaurant. Great food. Great service! (An Italian lady) and great value.

            The pool, sauna, and jacuzzi was cold. The steam room needs refurbishing and reconditioning.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Excellent service and friendly efficient staff. Food very good value for money,though it would have been even better had there been more choice.Location of the Elstead is both pleasant and quiet but also convenient for the shops,beach and countryside.

            Our room was very dated including the bathroom and as for the shower, it produced no more than a trickle which meant showering seemed to take forever. We think that the hotel is now in need of a refurb though the conservatory is a most pleasant area for relaxing in morning and evening.

            • Average rating
          • Family with children

            Pleasently suprised good food good rooms good staff will pop in again

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            Friendly staff, nice location within easy reach of the beach & shops.

            • Average rating
          • Single

            The staff are always excellent but I do miss Eddie and Bea.

            • Average rating
          • Older travelers

            We enjoyed our stay here. The staff were friendly, polite and unobtrusive. Car parking facilities were really good. Our room was clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. Next time we visit Bournemouth we will stay here- excellent value for money.

            • Average rating
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