Wessex Hotel Bournemouth  3 stars

11-13 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5EU  show mapSave
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The prestigious Wessex Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of Bournemouth. Founded in 1898, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2010.

This hotel is situated 2.9km away from O2 Academy Bournemouth, Queen's Park and Bournemouth University. Nestled in the popular district and 1km from the city center.

Close to bars, restaurants and an aquarium, this hotel also offers live entertainment, a leisure center and a casino on site.

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


Wessex Hotel offers 105 rooms fitted with a writing desk, coffee/tea making facilities, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and air conditioning for a comfortable stay in Bournemouth. Guests can also use a fridge and coffee/tea makers available in each room.


A complimentary breakfast is served at the restaurant. At the gastronomic restaurant guests can enjoy regional cuisine. At the friendly lobby bar guests will enjoy a selection of wines.


Wessex Hotel offers business facilities, such as daily newspapers, a meeting room and a photocopier and provides dry cleaning, a wake up service and housekeeping.


Guests are free to use a solarium, a sauna and shiatsu massage along with such sport activities as snooker and golf. The hotel’s fitness center has bicycles, a fitness studio and a gym.


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.

City Center Bournemouth - 2700 ft
Airports Bournemouth International (BOH) - 4.8 mi, Southampton Airport (SOU) - 28.2 mi
Train Stations Bournemouth Central Station - 1.2 mi, Bournemouth Train Station - 1.2 mi
Bus stop - 2000 ft
Restaurants Blakes Restaurant (cuisine: French, Contemporary, English) - 300 ft, Amalfi (cuisine: Italian) - 200 ft
Parks Lower Gardens - 2000 ft
Beaches Bournemouth Beach - 1000 ft, Hengistbury Head - 2600 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Trouser Press
  • Maid Service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Solarium
  • Steam bath
  • Shiatsu massage
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
  • LCD TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Direct dial telephone



from  2 pm


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 in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets are allowed on request.

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Bed type: Two Single Beds or Double Bed

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

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    Bed type: One Single Bed

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

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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

      Tourist attractions
      • Christmas Market
        1700 ft
      • Westover Gallery
        2000 ft
      • Gallery 57 Ltd
        2300 ft
      • Westbeach
        2300 ft
      • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
        3300 ft
      • Courtenay's Fine Art
        4300 ft
      Popular areas
      • City Center
        2300 ft
      Places of interest
      • Oceanarium
        2300 ft
      Convention centers
      • Bournemouth International Centre
        1400 ft
      • Happyland Amusements
        2000 ft
      • Sheridan IMAX Cinema
        2300 ft
      • Bournemouth beach
        2300 ft
      • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club
        2300 ft
      • Odeon Cinema
        2300 ft
      • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite
        2300 ft
      • Pier Amusements
        2300 ft
      • Ambassador Snooker Club
        3000 ft
      • Laser Quest
        3300 ft
      • Aztec Leisure Ltd
        3700 ft
      • Aztec Amusement Centre
        3700 ft
      • Bus Air Festival
        3700 ft
      • Gallery
        2300 ft
      • bournemouth gardens
        1400 ft
      • Bournemouth Pier Theatre
        2000 ft
      • Pavillion
        2300 ft
      • The Pier Theatre
        2300 ft
      • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
        2300 ft
      • Pavilion Theatre
        2700 ft
      Medical care and Hospitals
      • Blue Water Spa and Leisure Club
        700 ft

      Local Attractions

      • Compton Acres
        1.9 mi
        164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
      • Island RIB Voyages Jersey
        3.1 mi
        No5 Albert Pier, St. Helier
      • Splashdown
        3.5 mi
        Tower Park, Poole
      • Shell Bay
        3.9 mi
        Ferry Rd, Studland
      • Sandbanks
        4.0 mi

      Near the hotel

      • Bournemouth Beach
        1000 ft
      • Lower Gardens
        2000 ft
        Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
      • Oceanarium
        2200 ft
        Pier Approach, Bournemouth
      • Bournemouth Pier
        2200 ft
        Pier Approach, Bournemouth
      • Hengistbury Head
        2600 ft
      • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
        3500 ft
        East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Blakes Restaurant

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

        300 ft
        30 West Hill Road

        Phone: +44 (0)1202 298020

      • Amalfi

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

        200 ft
        11-13 West Cliff Road

        Phone: 01202 296278

      • The Connaught Brasserie

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

        300 ft
        The Connaught Hotel

        Phone: 01202 298020

      • Indian Ocean Restaurant and Takeaway

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

        700 ft
        4 West Cliff Road

        Phone: 01202 311222

      • THE HOP INN

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

        600 ft

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