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Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for the New Year and was very disappointed with the room, paid extra for premium sea view and it was very small. Food and entertainment very poor. Nice modern bar but no atmosphere what so ever

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this trip for my husband and I through booking.com. I'm currently 25 weeks pregnant and we were after a quiet weekend away having a free weekend from our chaotic 5 year old. Hotel is located as seen on the sea front, the hotel is very dated and old. The reception was great really friendly. My only criticism is...

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Thank Reading2510
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to have a small overnight trip with my children and parents. Booked ocean view on bookings.com so only paid £60. Room 114 has a weird hum to it, which I can only assume was a extractor fan or something, but didnt stop all night. There was no hot water in the morning for shower, but there had been plenty...

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Thank LeahRoss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night, recently revamped and rejuvenated. Stayed in room 237. Ocean view double room, clean and tidy fresh looking perfect size for two. Shower, TV, desk and large bed. Dinner taken in the Italian restaurant which was wonderful. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast was downstairs and was buffet style. Plenty to choose from nice and hot and...

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Thank stephenandrewsmith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel yesterday was messaged today this hotel will not be trading after September so they have cancelled my booking I was suppose to be going in Nov very dissaointed was a gd bargain but wuld of paid a bit more as it looks nice but angry I now have to search again as I booked gig tickets because...

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Thank Lisa T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a night at the Ocean View Hotel while visiting family last weekend. The room was clean and comfortable, the service good and we had a great view from our room. The only downside was being served lager in a bitter glass. Would stay again

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Thank hungrymonkey665
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the cliff tops with great views of the sea. We had a large room with a huge very comfortable bed and a good shower. The food in the restaurant was good and the service was excellent. The breakfast was good but could do with being hotter. A good hotel in a good location with many things to do...

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Thank John M
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Last June we had our wedding reception here . Starting with an afternoon tea and later a BBQ and disco in the evening. We and our guests had a wonderful time . Everything was perfect for our special day and the whole event exceeded our best expectations. Special thanks to all the staff especially Helen , Tom , Mark and...

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Thank John S
Sidmouth
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My nephew and I stayed here for one night early in January. We had a large twin room overlooking the pool and patio (though it wasn't the weather to use them) and with a lovely sea view. The room was clean and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was clean and well-finished though the shower was a little on the...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Hotel is about a 15 minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth and on the cliff top, so quite a steep walk up from the beach. My bedroom was clean, well furnished and warm . Food was well cooked and plentiful.Staff were friendly and helpful.Public rooms were a bit lacking in festive decoration and atmosphere,and the nightly entertainment was not...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With beautiful views of the coastline from the cliff top, the elegant Ocean View B&B has an outdoor swimming pool and leafy gardens. Bournemouth's vibrant town centre is 10 minutes' walk away. The spacious bedrooms each have a private modern bathroom and tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms have a TV, free Wi-Fi, and some feature spectacular sea views or a private balcony. Guest can relax on the terrace beside the swimming pool, set within the gardens. The Ocean View's restaurant offers a menu using fresh local ingredients, with classic cocktails on offer in the stylish bar. The seafront hotel is directly above miles of golden sandy beach, accessed by pathways or the cliff-top lift (in summer only). Guests have free parking, and Bournemouth Railway Station is 1.2 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ocean View Hotel

Address: East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AR, England (Formerly Ocean View Hotel Bournemouth)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $70 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ocean View Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“I think we were in room 215.”
 of 5 bubbles Dean_and_Vera, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms all have super views of the sea, but back rooms have larger bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles CambridgeCat, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor overlooking the sea”
 of 5 bubbles Colchester30E, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Select Sea front room (at additional cost)”
 of 5 bubbles maplethorpepaul, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front Room with Sea View - Room 103 has a large terrace.”
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 of 5 bubbles Jockinafrock69, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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