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The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception changed the room for me due to personal circumstances and I appreciated their patience. The hotel is quite attractive although soon will need upgrading in the public areas to keep up to date. Love the huge mirrors and fireplaces! Breakfast was reasonable. No noise or parking issues. Live jazz on Friday night was a bonus. Will come back again....

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a weekend in the cottonwood and couldn't sing it's praises any higher. From arrival, our room and breakfast/dinner service was absolutely outstanding. We loved the unique design, felt much nicer than a 'chain' hotel. We've already discussed coming back in the near future! Would recommend this establishment to anyone, very family or couple friendly.

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Southern Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed 2 nights. The hotel is being refurbished. It is next to the sea. Convenient for getting in to Bournemouth or Pokesdown. Convenient regular bus service. There was a storm raging the day I stayed that prevented me walking by the sea but this is the ideal hotel for beach waljs if the weather is good. Breakfast was good...

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Thank Julie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my best friend as a birthday weekend retreat!! Lovely hotel! A little off the beaten track, but worth it. We had an amazing sea view from our room. The room was spotless, very neutral and tastefully decorated. Decor I would love to have at home. The bathroom door was dodgy, and the shower difficult to work out. But...

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Thank Rebecca M
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start; from the exterior this hotel is quaint and beautiful. It offers the most wonderful scenic view, and raises hopes. However, upon entering the room; disappointment starts. Just outside of our door; building renovations. This was a shame, as rather than meeting wonderful decorated walls, along little corridors, we were met with stripped out rooms. I understand this...

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Thank sidoman
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed a lot of afternoon teas, but not a chocolate themed one. So after staying at the sister hotel (Chocolate Boutique Hotel), I had seen this on their website. So had to try it for a chocolate themed weekend. The hotel is in a good location, with good parking, and access to the beach. 10-15 min walk. The...

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Thank omniafly
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Helen who organised a beautiful baby shower for my sister. Staff were very friendly and on hand to make sure the day went smoothly. The room was decorated tastfully and the food was delicious, will recommend to a friend for future events.

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Thank Rachel S
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic reception from the staff,comfortable room overlooking the sea, The restaurant had a wide selection of dishes to choose from, the table was looked after by Slawomir G. (I hope I have got the name right ) who did an excellent job. The food could not bettered. Breakfast was in the same class, tasty and we'll served. The bar was...

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Djibouti, Djibouti
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We needed a fairly central location to attend a wedding near the town centre and found the Cottonwood to be ideal. Although described as a boutique hotel I feel that the description should mean small, modern and classy. However I believe their idea of boutique is quirky with a mix of styles. I did like the suits of armour in...

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Fareham, Hampshire
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff. Easy to find, lots of free parking. About 15 minutes walk to Bournemouth. Great sized room overlooking the sea. Was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was buffet style with hot and cold choices. Would recommend.

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GEllaway, General Manager at The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With magnificent panoramic views across the bay, the chic and recently refurbished Cottonwood Boutique Hotel has a superb cliff-top location. It offers a sun terrace, and an on-site restaurant serving locally sourced fresh ingredients. Free parking is available on site and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. The boutique hotel has 28 stylish rooms with tea/coffee making facilities, a TV and a hairdryer. Many rooms overlook the bay, and all have a private modern bathroom. The stylish Bar Vista, with its sunny terrace and garden, provides contemporary brasserie food all day. The Garden Restaurant offers refined and elegant dining using local, fresh ingredients from one of Dorset's leading chefs. Guests can enjoy a range of beauty treatments in the on site beauty parlour Beauty Essence, as well as live entertainment in the Bar Vista. The Cottonwood Boutique is located a 15-minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $93 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Cottonwood Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Minotel Bournemouth
Bournemouth Minotel
Hotel Style:
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#15 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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