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3 out of 5
Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, England
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3.1/5 (1,467 reviews)

"Great place for the price - spacious rooms and great staff. Old style seaside hotel"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Carrington House Hotel
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3 out of 5
East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
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£52/night
3 Oct-4 Oct
3.8/5Good! (706 reviews)

"Lovely location, happy, helpful staff, room a bit tired but clean."…"

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2019

Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff
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3 out of 5
25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth, England
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£80/night
3 Oct-4 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (600 reviews)

"Chine hotel is a very cozy atmosphere and a great place to enjoy. The food is great. You want be disappointed."…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Chine Hotel
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4 out of 5
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England
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£57/night
29 Sep-30 Sep
3.9/5Good! (786 reviews)

"Lovely traditional hotel, friendly staff and nice atmosphere- felt like a treat to stay"…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection
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3.5 out of 5
Wessex Fields, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, England
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£46/night
6 Oct-7 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,116 reviews)

"in a convenient location with good parking facilities"…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2019

Village Hotel Bournemouth
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3 out of 5
12-14 Knyveton Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, England
£47/night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (459 reviews)

"A proper old fashioned sea side hotel, the fact that the decor and menus have probably not changed since about 1993 gives it a quirky nostalgic feel. Staff were lovely, service was great and the rooms are clean and comfy would stay again"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Elstead Hotel
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3.5 out of 5
Upper Terrace Road, Bournemouth, England
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£74/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (806 reviews)

"At last, I have found a hotel in Bournemouth that has spacious, modern and spotlessly clean rooms. Bed comfortable and 2 great nights sleep. Staff very efficient and friendly. I visit Bournemouth regularly and have stayed in lots of different hotels and have always been unhappy about the quality ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
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3 out of 5
12-16 Burnaby Road, Bournemouth, England
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£59/night
6 Oct-7 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (627 reviews)

"service and location. bar and outdoor. very comfortable and clean"…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
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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
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3 out of 5
Exeter Road, Bournemouth, England
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£86/night
7 Oct-8 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (1,258 reviews)

"Loved the location. The staff were helpful and efficient. Nice bar and bar snacks which turns into a club on a Saturday night. Does not disturb guests"…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Royal Exeter Hotel
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4 out of 5
16 Gervis Road Cliff East, Bournemouth, England
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£41/night
29 Sep-30 Sep
4/5Very Good! (708 reviews)

"Friendly check and obliging staff great location lovely pool"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Best Western Hotel Royale - OCEANA COLLECTION
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3 out of 5
3 Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth, England
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£72/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
4/5Very Good! (516 reviews)

"Have stayed here a few times and everytime it just gets better"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Marsham Court Hotel
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3 out of 5
East Overcliff, Dorset, Bournemouth, England
£56/night
29 Sep-30 Sep
3.7/5Good! (597 reviews)

"Excellent staff. Bent over backwards to ensure we had a fab time. My mum who has special dietary needs was well looked after."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton
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3 out of 5
29 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
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£48/night
13 Oct-14 Oct
3.4/5Good! (728 reviews)

"The staff, particularly those at reception were excellent, nothing was too much trouble."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Suncliff Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
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3 out of 5
28 West Cliff Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, England
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£49/night
1 Oct-2 Oct
3.7/5Good! (854 reviews)

"Great location comfortable rooms Pool was a little small"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

The Durley Dean Hotel
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4 out of 5
27 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
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£66/night
9 Oct-10 Oct
3.9/5Good! (901 reviews)

"Being on my own, I had a very small room and as the weather was good it was quite hot and stuffy. Also I was paying a lot more for a small room! Apart from that the hotel is fine, I have stayed 3 times before."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

The Cumberland Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
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3 out of 5
135 W Hill Rd, Bournemouth, England
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£31/night
25 Sep-26 Sep
3.6/5Good! (335 reviews)

"Great service, the room was clean and comfortable and fantastic location"…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2019

TravelRest Bournemouth
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3 out of 5
6 Southcote Road, Bournemouth, England
£50/night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (169 reviews)

"It had everything we needed and nothing we didn’t It catered for our dog which was the reason for staying there"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2019

The Ashleigh
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Where should we stay in Bournemouth?

The welcoming destination of Bournemouth is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The beaches, entertainment and surfing spots are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Southampton (SOU), which is located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Bournemouth, you might want to consider one of the 89 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about these places to stay:

Carrington House Hotel – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3-star hotel.

Wessex – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Suncliff Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Heathlands Hotel Bournemouth – Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its quiet location.

When should we visit Bournemouth?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Bournemouth.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Bournemouth?

While you are holidaying in Bournemouth, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as The Square and Genting Casino Bournemouth. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth Beach and Poole Harbour.

Bournemouth is also known for the:
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Gardens
  • Coral reefs
  • Entertainment

Getting around Bournemouth

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Bournemouth Station or Pokesdown for Boscombe Station. Bournemouth might not have as many public transport options so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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