Wessex Hotel Bournemouth  3 stars

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

Wessex Hotel is a 3-star welcoming guesthouse, located on the beach. Founded in 1898, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

Rooms

The property comprises of en-suite rooms well-appointed with direct dial phone, satellite TV and a work desk. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a shower.

Eat

The Lulworth restaurant serves a variety of regional dishes. At the modern lobby bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines.

The hotel Wessex provides visitors with a free buffet breakfast.  The hotel Wessex serves a continental breakfast for free.  At the hotel Wessex guests are invited to a american breakfast served for free. 

Work

A cloakroom, luggage storage and free parking as well as room service, 24-hour room service and laundry are available at the hotel.

Relax

Spa facilities at Wessex Hotel include a sauna, a solarium and a steam room. The hotel’s fitness center has a gym, fitness classes.

Internet

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

Guest Parking

Free Public hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2010.  Number of rooms   109.

Location

Premium location next to a train station provides an easy access to Elizabeth Castle, The Good Play Cafe and Queens Park Golf Course. A 10-minute drive to the center of Bournemouth.

Placed near restaurants, an aquarium and bars, the hotel offers snooker tables, a leisure club and a fitness studio.

Getting around.

Bournemouth International airport is 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 800 m
  • Airport: Bournemouth International - 7.8km, Southampton Airport - 45.3km
  • Train Station: Bournemouth Central Station - 1.9km, Bournemouth Train Station - 2.0km
  • Bus stop - 600 m
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Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Trouser Press
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Luggage storage
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Massage services
  • Maid Service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
Meeting facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

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Bed type: Double Bed or Two Single Beds

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

Room facilities
    Standard Family
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    Wessex Hotel Standard Family
    Bed type: One Single Bed

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

    Room facilities
      Premier Double
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      Wessex Hotel Premier Double

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

      Wessex Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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      What's nearby

      Attractions for Tourists
      • Christmas Market
        500 m
      • Westover Gallery
        600 m
      • Gallery 57 Ltd
        700 m
      • Westbeach
        700 m
      • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
        1.0km
      • Hampshire Gallery
        1.3km
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        700 m
      General
      • Oceanarium
        700 m
      Convention Centers
      • Bournemouth International Centre
        400 m
      Amusement
      • Happyland Amusements
        600 m
      • Sheridan IMAX Cinema
        700 m
      • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite
        700 m
      • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club
        700 m
      • Bournemouth beach
        700 m
      • Odeon Cinema
        700 m
      • Pier Amusements
        700 m
      • Ambassador Snooker Club
        900 m
      • Laser Quest
        1.0km
      • Aztec Leisure Ltd
        1.1km
      • Aztec Amusement Centre
        1.1km
      • Bus Air Festival
        1.1km
      Museums
      • Gallery
        700 m
      Parks
      • bournemouth gardens
        400 m
      Theaters
      • Bournemouth Pier Theatre
        600 m
      • Pavillion
        700 m
      • The Pier Theatre
        700 m
      • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
        700 m
      • Pavilion Theatre
        800 m
      Medical care and Hospitals
      • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club
        200 m

      Local Attractions

      • Dorset Day Trips
        2.8km
        Carroll Close, Poole
      • Compton Acres
        3.0km
        164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
      • Queens Park Golf Course
        3.3km
        Queens Park West Drive, Bournemouth
      • O2 Academy Bournemouth
        3.4km
        570 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth
      • The Good Play Cafe
        4.8km
        128-130 Seabourne Road, Bournemouth

      Near the hotel

      • Bournemouth Beach
        300 m
        BournemouthEngland
      • Treehouse Family Play
        240 m
        6 St Michaels Road, Bournemouth
      • Bournemouth International Centre
        540 m
        Exeter Rd, Bournemouth
      • The Square
        520 m
        BournemouthEngland
      • Lollipops Play Cafe Bournemouth
        520 m
        16 Landseer Road, Bournemouth
      • Lower Gardens
        600 m
        Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
      • Oceanarium
        650 m
        Pier Approach, Bournemouth

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Blakes Restaurant

        80% likes this, based on 207 reviews
        Food: French, Contemporary, English
        Price Range: USD 33 - USD 49

        70 m
        30 West Hill Road

        Phone: +44 (0)1202 298020

      • Amalfi

        76% likes this, based on 97 reviews
        Food: Italian
        Price Range: USD 16 - USD 34

        60 m
        11-13 West Cliff Road

        Phone: 01202 296278

      • The Connaught Brasserie

        62% likes this, based on 19 reviews
        Food: Italian, Brasserie, British
        Price Range: USD 13 - USD 48

        70 m
        The Connaught Hotel

        Phone: 01202 298020

      • Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway

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

        200 m
        4 West Cliff Road

        Phone: 01202 311222

      • Cristallo

        65% likes this, based on 115 reviews
        Food: Italian

        180 m
        3 West Cliff Road

        Phone: 0751 553 4963

      Wessex Hotel Reviews

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

      Average guest rating

      6.6
      out of 10
      Good
      Based on 54 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Rooms
      7.1
      Service
      6.3
      Value
      6.6
      Location
      7.6
      Dining
      8.1

      Individual guest reviews

      • The location is great, good value hotel in Bournemouth close to the sea and restaurants, reception has been recently refurbished and is impressive. Family rooms are available.

        Indoor decor was very dated and tired, the bedroom was also not adequately clean.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.2
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          6
        • Value
          7
      • Reception area is quite pleasant, the Wessex Hotel is in a good location to the beach the bic and the shops, most of the staff provide a great service. Room rates are reasonable.

        Breakfast poor quality /, the bathroom had poor, old fittings and an inadequate, mixer tap style shower, the food was excellent. The pool was very dirty and hair everywhere.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.8
        • Location
          6
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          4
        • Dining
          9
      • Good location for shopping, excellent hotel and just arrived home from sunny Bournemouth. Staff very polite and helpful, large bathroom, pleasant bar. Wide selection for breakfast, lovely swimming pool.

        Needs a little tlc, bit dated some of the decor needs re doing, beds very uncomfortable and some fresh vegetables would have been nice.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.6
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          7
        • Value
          10
        • Dining
          9
      • Its in a good location, very useful car park and near beach an town. Lounge area was nice decor and the price was very low. The staff were friendly, helpful and the room was very large as was the bathroom. The breakfast was excellent and the outdoor heated pool was great and warm even on a cloudy day.

        Not the best of hotels and shower dated. Drinks in the bar to expensive 2pint of thatchers 2 g and t £17.60, food was up to the usual standard.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.6
        • Location
          9
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          8
        • Dining
          8
      • Great location in the town, large free car park and convenient for beach. Fantastic hotel for the price and excellent Venue. A good breakfast buffet style, staff really nice and receptionist friendly and helpful. Our room was clean, food was fresh and waitresses were lovely and made the dining experience a pleasure.

        Poor quality old furniture, also the attitude of the person on reception was unaceptable and rude, shower was very dated. The tea was disgusting can you make a bad cup of tea and gardens were poorly maintained.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.8
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          9
        • Service
          7
        • Value
          8
        • Dining
          7
      • The location is excellent and the car park is very good and spacious. Perfect hotel for family get together and the recption / lobby and bar area is clean and relatively modern. All of the staff could not have been more helpful, rooms are comfortable and fresh towels every day and top up of coffee. The breakfast is plentiful and varied.

        No views unfortunately and a 10 minute walk from the very busy bournmeouth sea front. The place is badly in need of a makeover and the bedrooms are tired and the bathroom need refurbishing. The maids work wonders for the untidy amongst us.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.2
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          8
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          7
      • Central location, good hotel and the front desk staff reasonably helpful. Friendly, clean, nice room and excellent breakfast. Pool and leisure facilities great.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.4
        • Location
          10
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          7
        • Value
          10
        • Dining
          8
      • The reception area and the bar are very nice indeed, fab room at a good hotel close to the centre of Bournemouth.

        The restaurant was well laid out, an the staff very attentive and considered for my limited mobility.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.0
        • Location
          6
        • Value
          8
        • Dining
          10
      • Towel's were provided and the changing area's were clean and tidy, the Wessex Hotel was in an excellent location to visit family. The staff were brilliant, the room was tastefully decorated and the bed was comfortable, the meals were good value for money.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          9.0
        • Rooms
          9
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          8
        • Dining
          9
      • The bar area is nice and the bar staff friendly and helpful, the hotel is well placed for the town center.

        Very good value for money for the deal we had and the ironing room facilities are also very poor.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.0
        • Rooms
          3
        • Value
          9
      • The public area's are all clean, tidy and pleasant to sit in, the hotel is in a great position for the town and the beach, very good breakfast to set you up for the day.

        The reception staff were extremely poor and unhelpful.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          6.0
        • Service
          2
        • Value
          10
      • Great location, very good hotel and the staff were friendly and efficient. Room temp was perfect and the breakfast was also very tasty.

        Unfortunately the pool wasn'.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.6
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          8
        • Value
          8
      • The public areas are very nice and relaxing and pool, sauna etc is great to, good hotel to stay for a visit to Bournemouth, the staff are very helpful and friendly.

        My room was in the dated category was fine.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.0
        • Rooms
          6
        • Service
          10
        • Value
          8
      • Location was good for shopping and show at the b, hotel was friendly and clean. The staff were very helpful and i booked a preimum room and the room we got was large. The food as always was brilliant.

        Breakfast was not of the usual quality.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          7.0
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          7
        • Service
          7
        • Value
          6
      • Good location, wonderful christmas stay and again, the staff here were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were very spacious and breakfast was excellent.

        The hotel itself not uncomfortable, expensive bar food and leisure facilities poor /.

        My rating for the hotel:

        • Average rating
          8.2
        • Location
          8
        • Rooms
          10
        • Service
          6
        • Value
          9
        • Dining
          8
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