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The Cumberland Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in winter, and whilst it was cold and all pool facilities were closed, in summer on a hot day it will be as if you are abroad. Great location for a sea front holiday and away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, but only a 20 min walk. I booked a single room, and was...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Top floor room with a sea view and a good deal for Sunday night plus breakfast. Hotel decor is beautiful with classy art deco styling. The staff were all friendly and professional including some lovely trainee staff. Room was even nicer than expected with a four poster and scenic views around Dorset & Isle of Wight and the beach below....

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chrislucasx, Many thanks for your review. A very positive feedback for our hotel. We are all very pleased you had an enjoyable experience here with us at The Cumberland. Thank you for your compliments regarding our restaurant too. Yes, some of the sea view rooms have been already refurbished while some, such us the ones on the upper floors,...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here on a super sunny weekend to my see my lovely friend get married. Had a very long drive from Preston, Lancashire so when we arrived at the hotel tired and hungry the receptionist gave us a lovely warm welcome and all the hotel info. Room was great just what we asked for high floor and away from the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very very nice hotel. We had a suite on the top floor with balcony sea view. It was stunning. Only downfall, the room smelt very musty, we had to leave the balcony doors open to get rid of the smell. Bathroom slightly dated the shower drips onto you when you are taking a bath. Staff really lovely. The bar area...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Miss D, Many thanks for your review. Overall, a great review for our hotel and our service. Thank you for your feedback and comments about the room too, which we will certainly take on board. We are currently refurbishing all the rooms and the suite will be one of these. We are pleased to read that you had an...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Took my wife for a few days to this hotel where we have been many times.we booked with head office who were very helpful and gave us a newly refurbished room.when we arrived the reception staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was a delight all new and bright.we had dinner every night which was served piping hot and cooked...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Len R, Many thanks for your review. An excellent review for our hotel. We are all very pleased you enjoyed your stay and we will certainly look forward to welcome you back very soon. Please, contact our colleagues in reservations for best rates and a personalised stay. Kindest Regards, Marco Piscopo

Christchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I chose The Cumberland for my elderly dad's funeral wake as he celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary there a few years ago and so it was important to have an emotional connection. Everything was absolutely perfect for him. Every little detail I asked for was met superbly: the food was superb (canapes plus a chosen buffet menu) and I asked...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gill B, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. We are all very pleased that everything went well. We are going to pass your compliments on to our chef and colleagues in the events department. Once again, thank you for your comments and we will look forward to welcome you back to The Cumberland...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent 2 nights at this hotel. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Our first night was spent in one of the refurbished rooms on the second floor which was very nice but had no view. I think most of the refurbishment had been spent on the bathroom which had a nice walk-in shower. Managed to get an upgrade to...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul R, Thank you for your review. A very good feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are all pleased it was an enjoyable experience. We will look forward to welcome you back very soon. For best rates and a personalised stay, please contact our central reservations team direct or visit our website. Kindest Regards, Marco Piscopo

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went to Cumberland Hotel for Sunday Lunch and was very impressed. The environment is very classy. Tables well set out and lovely decor. All the staff were very helpful and accommodating. Choice of 3 or 4 course detailed on the menu. The Deli counter for starter was done on a buffet basis and provided so much choice and variety you...

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stu_j_art, Many thanks for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch with us at The Cumberland. Thank you for your comments about the Deli and main courses. We will make sure the chef will read your compliments. We will look forward to welcome you back soon. Kindest Regards, Marco Piscopo

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Cumberland this weekend and have to say it was absolutely amazing. Position was stunning on top of the cliff with amazing views. Room was huge with en-suite & was spotlessly clean. Hotel decor was gorgeous, food was excellent & plentiful & the staff were friendly & attentive at all times. Highly recommend & will definitely return.

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jezza141, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. A lovely feedback with nice comments about our staff. It is so rewarding to read such positive reviews. Thank you. We will look forward to welcome you back very soon. Please, contact our colleagues in central reservations or visit our website for best rates. Kindest Regards,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a weekend at the Cumberland Hotel for a friends 30th. The hotel is in a great location. The reception staff are great in particular Nicholas and Sandra nothing was too much trouble! Thank you for making our trip even better. The bar staff were great too all very friendly and helpful. Would definitely return and recommend....

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Marco P, Front Office Manager at The Cumberland Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. Lovely comments for our staff, which will be very happy, and our hotel. Thank you for your compliments about our breakfast as well. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and will look forward to welcome you back to The Cumberland soon. Please, contact our reservations team direct for best rates or visit our website....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Ventana Grand Cafe
Ventana Grand Cafe
Cuisines: European, British, Gastropub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Large Modern Resort style seafront 3 star hotel with 0ver 100 rooms, many rooms with ocean view and balcony or terrace. Two restaurants including Two AA Red rosette award winning Ventana Brasserie, Stylish and trendy Bar and Miami style lido deck with heated outdoor pool( May-Sept), summer BB!Q's and Chill Beds. The Art Deco style resort was Awarded Best large hotel 2009 in the Bournemouth Tourism Awards, is Bournemouth and Dorset's highest AA rated 3 star hotel at 88% in 2013 and also won several national excellence awards in 2011. Rooms are good quality 3 star rooms whilst service is exceptional with stunning public facilties. The Cumberland also has the facilty of an indoor leisure Sauna/Pool complex with squash courts and small gym ( bookable) at Suncliff right next door. Parking is 55 spaces free on a first come first served basis with on street parking in front. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cumberland Hotel

Address: 27 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $116 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cumberland Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Cumberland Bournemouth
Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth
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#2 Spa Hotel in Bournemouth
#3 Business Hotel in Bournemouth
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Luxury Hotel in Bournemouth
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
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“Ask for an end room.”
CarrieW112, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Why not pay extra to be at front with sea view it is so beautiful, we loved it!”
chrislucasx, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Just ate at dinner but am sure the rooms are fantastic judging by the restaurant itself.”
Stu_j_art, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“4th floor shower didn't have very good water pressure.”
JoannaL130, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Highly recommend a balcony with a sea view, really makes the stay.”
NickMizuno, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
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