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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Bournemouth

The Green House
4 out of 5
4 Grove Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £139 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (744 reviews)
Business stay

"Warm welcome from Alex on reception, very helpful as were all the other staff we came into contact with. Room was well decorated & maintained with complimentary sparkling & still water. Bathroom very clean with good shower."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

The Green House
The Chocolate Box Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £84 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (400 reviews)
Comfortable stay

"Quiet nice size room with very comfortable beds. Very suitable for an overnight stay."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

The Chocolate Box Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
3.5 out of 5
Upper Terrace Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £85 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (979 reviews)

"Lovely and clean, friendly staff, great location comfy bed"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
Holiday Inn Bournemouth
3.5 out of 5
22 Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £73 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (994 reviews)
In the Holiday Inn

"With the current pandemic the stay was good, we was still able to have food for room service and breakfast in the morning."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Bournemouth
Chine Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (671 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Great pool!

"Great experience. The Pool is fantastic!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Chine Hotel
Royal Exeter Hotel
3 out of 5
Exeter Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £84 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"From check in to check out it was an excellent experience, every member of staff was happy and helpful. Excellent use of outside areas, lots of thought gone into it to give guests the best experience in the current climate. Fantastic stay, would highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Royal Exeter Hotel
Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
12-16 Burnaby Road, Bournemouth, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (676 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Amazing

"Was better then expected, all staff were so friendly and rooms were very cosy. Both my partner and I would defo recommend this hotel for a perfect sea side stay away. We will defo be returning on our next visit!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
Hermitage Hotel OCEANA COLLECTION
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Exeter Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £78 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (539 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas
Lovely hotel, great value for money!

"Lovely hotel, perfect location, great value for money, absolutely nothing but good things to say about this hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Hermitage Hotel OCEANA COLLECTION
Marsham Court Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
3 Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (579 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
One night stay

"Room very clean as was ensuite. Staff very friendly. Ensuite was disappointing as plug got stuck fast and would not let water out so spent lots of time scooping out water to empty it. WC was very slow running and water crept three quarters up before slowly going away, appeared slightly blocked. Only ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Marsham Court Hotel
Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
105 St. Michael's Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £118 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Good service, clean and safe. Nice location and good restaurant nearby."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England
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3.9/5Good! (896 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Really nice shabby chic hotel, but our room cards kept stopped working multiple times even though we kept them away from our phones and cards etc"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Bournemouth East Cliff,Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
3 out of 5
East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
The price is £62 per night
3.8/5Good! (800 reviews)

"Room was lovely staff friendly overall a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Bournemouth East Cliff,Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Bournemouth Carlton, BW Signature Collection
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
East Overcliff, Dorset, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
3.8/5Good! (678 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"Good location, good pool and great sea views. Comfy beds and spacious room."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

Bournemouth Carlton, BW Signature Collection
The Durley Dean Hotel
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
28 West Cliff Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £65 per night
3.7/5Good! (906 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Great location and lovely large room for a family of 5."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2020

The Durley Dean Hotel
Wessex
3 out of 5
WEST CLIFF ROAD,, Bournemouth, BOU
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3.6/5Good! (877 reviews)
Good Hotel - now closed

"This review is irrelevant as the hotel is now closed"…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2018

Wessex
New Westcliff Hotel
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
27-29 Chine Crescent, Bournemouth, England
The price is £65 per night
3.4/5Good! (370 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"It has a swimming pool, and very close to main town, easy walk. Did not like the fact that you had to pay some parking company to park in the hotel car park, should be free, and we had a disabled person with us with a disabled badge, in the end we parked on the roadside to the back of the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

New Westcliff Hotel
Queens Hotel & Spa
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Meyrick Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £84 per night
3.4/5 (355 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, children's pool
Travellers say...

"Very good location close to the beach and within walking distance of town centre and shops"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Queens Hotel & Spa
Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £52 per night
2.9/5 (965 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"Great location. Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Airy bar area. Lovely gardens"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
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Beach Hotels in Bournemouth

Known for its stunning beaches and amazing swimming spots, Bournemouth has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday. This family-friendly destination has 120 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Bournemouth, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Hermitage Hotel - 4-star hotel, 3-minute walk from Bournemouth Beach. It features 2 restaurants, free WiFi and a bar. Guests love the beach location and overall value.

Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton - 3-star spa hotel, 7-minute walk from Bournemouth Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts 2 indoor pools, a restaurant and a sauna.

Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine - 3-star spa hotel, 8-minute walk from Alum Chine Beach. It offers an indoor pool, a spa tub and a restaurant. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and pool.

The Green House - 4-star luxury hotel, 8-minute walk from Bournemouth Beach. It features free breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests love the beach location and breakfast.

Queens Hotel and Spa - 3-star spa hotel, 8-minute walk from Bournemouth Beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and quiet rooms. This hotel boasts an indoor pool, a spa tub and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Bournemouth

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: April, December, May and November, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, September, July and December, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Bournemouth

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Alum Chine Beach or Sandbanks Beach. Experience the area's swimming and entertainment choices, and make time for local attractions like Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach. Other things to see and do in the area are The Square and Bournemouth Lower Gardens. Visitors also enjoy Bournemouth for its:
  • Surfing
  • Gardens
  • Coral reefs
  • Bars

Getting around Bournemouth

To get to Bournemouth, book a flight to Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Bournemouth Station or Pokesdown for Boscombe Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Bournemouth like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beautiful beaches and amazing swimming spots, Bournemouth offers a lot for the traveller looking to book a beach holiday.
What's the best accommodation option for a beach holiday in Bournemouth?
New Westcliff Hotel is a top 3-star beach hotel with an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your beach trip include Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel and The Croham Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Bournemouth Beach or Alum Chine Beach.
What's the seasonal weather in Bournemouth?
If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates. The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are February and January, with an average of 7°C. Average annual rainfall for Bournemouth is 786 mm.
What is there to see and do around Bournemouth?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Alum Chine Beach or Durley Chine Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area’s swimming and entertainment choices, and make time for local attractions such as Bournemouth Beach and Bournemouth Lower Gardens. Other things to see and do in the area are Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre and O2 Academy Bournemouth.
What's the best way to get around Bournemouth?
To get to Bournemouth, book a flight to Southampton (SOU), the closest major airport, which is located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Bournemouth Station or Pokesdown for Boscombe Station.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in Bournemouth

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