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Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Upper Terrace Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £81 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
4.5/5 Wonderful! (968 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Car par spaces a little tight"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
Chine Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £75 per night from 4 Nov to 4 Nov
4.2/5 Excellent! (713 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...
"Loved the character of the hotel, especially seeing the signed photos of all the stars of yesteryear who had stayed there. The location is excellent, a lovely stroll through the beautiful garden and you are right on the pier! The pool, sauna and jacuzzi were great. The food in the restaurant was ..."

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2021

Chine Hotel
Royal Exeter Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Exeter Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £86 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
4.2/5 Excellent! (965 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Very clean, and lovely staff. Great location. Upstairs decor is a bit tired now and could do with a bit of an upgrade but room was very comfortable."

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2021

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Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
Great for families
3 out of 5
12-16 Burnaby Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £58 per night from 9 Nov to 9 Nov
4.2/5 Excellent! (718 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, games room, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...
"Nice few days away"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2021

Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
Elstead Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
12-14 Knyveton Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £46 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
4.2/5 Very Good! (653 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...
"Stayed here overnight for the Bournemouth Half Marathon and it suited me perfectly. The building is old with lots of creaky floorboards, but that adds to its character. But I had a brilliant night's sleep, no disturbances from outside because its in a quieter area of town. I was allowed to leave ..."

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2021

Elstead Hotel
The Ashleigh
3 out of 5
6 Southcote Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £62 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
4.2/5 Very Good! (187 reviews)
Cute room
"Great room.Clean. warm .nice decor .Modern bathroon everything one would need.Lovely bed and clean towels shampoo and wash stuff.Cosy ."

Reviewed on 20 Dec 2019

The Ashleigh
Marsham Court Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
3 Russell Cotes Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £50 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
4.1/5 Very Good! (613 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"Dog friendly, lovely pool."

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2021

Marsham Court Hotel
Cecil Court Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
4 Durley Road, Bournemouth, England
4/5 Very Good! (119 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Good place to stay in convenient location.
"Everything very good, rooms was clean and inviting."

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2018

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Cecil Court Hotel
Village Hotel Bournemouth
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Wessex Fields, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £62 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
4/5 Very Good! (972 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach
Travellers say...
"Nice easy check in procedure with very helpful staff. Spacious room and comfy bed. All the usual facilities available in the room. Nothing to dislike"

Reviewed on 13 Oct 2021

Village Hotel Bournemouth
ibis Styles Bournemouth
Great for families
4 out of 5
16 Gervis Road Cliff East, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £61 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
4/5 Very Good! (871 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"The hotel is so fresh and inviting, our room was lovely, comfortable bed with a choice of pillows, bathroom very clean and modern, the staff were very attentive and extremely friendly, would recommend and will definitely return 🤗"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2021

ibis Styles Bournemouth
The Norfolk Royale Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £79 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
3.9/5 Good! (948 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Hotel is great and local to town but needs updating, tv remote was very difficult to use"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2021

The Norfolk Royale Hotel
The Cumberland Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
Great for families
4 out of 5
27 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £79 per night from 15 Nov to 15 Nov
3.9/5 Good! (966 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"The hotel was clean, staff were super friendly and check-in was easy. The good at breakfast was nice and there was a vast range of options. I would definitely come back."

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021

The Cumberland Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
Bournemouth East Cliff Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by BW
Great for families
3 out of 5
East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
The price is £80 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
3.8/5 Good! (841 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"The hotel is very nice and clean. The location is fantastic with sea view at the front. Staff were very nice. My only downtick is the breakfast - the hot items (sausages, bacon, eggs) were rather bland and unappetising- a cpl of quid extra you could have turned that into something very special (especially ..."

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Bournemouth East Cliff Hotel, Sure Hotel Collection by BW
Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Great for families
3 out of 5
East Overcliff, Dorset, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £71 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
3.7/5 Good! (717 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"The staff were very pleasant and helpful and it was good to see some Covid safety measures still in place. The room and restaurant were clean but some things could do with more attention- eg finger marks on doors to the stairs on bedroom corridors were not cleaned at all using the stay. We had some ..."

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2021

Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection
The Durley Dean Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
28 West Cliff Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £85 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
3.7/5 Good! (971 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"Perfect location, walking distance to the beach and high street. Room was decent size, with AC. Ideal for a night stay and beach vacation."

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2021

The Durley Dean Hotel
Wessex
Great for families
3 out of 5
WEST CLIFF ROAD,, Bournemouth, England
3.6/5 Good! (877 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, games room, laundry
Good Hotel - now closed
"This review is irrelevant as the hotel is now closed"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2018

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Wessex
Suncliff Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
Great for families
3 out of 5
29 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £42 per night from 14 Nov to 14 Nov
3.4/5 Good! (926 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travellers say...
"Warm friendly staff"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2021

Suncliff Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
New Westcliff Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
27-29 Chine Crescent, Bournemouth, England
The price is £81 per night from 23 Nov to 23 Nov
3.4/5 (388 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach
Travellers say...
"The man on front of house has fantastic customer service skills. Nothing was a problem to him and he was alway's willing to help."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2021

New Westcliff Hotel
Carrington House Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Knyveton Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £29 per night from 25 Oct to 25 Oct
3.2/5 (929 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"A lot of facilities in good location but was dilapidated. Check in time was 4 pm but allowed me to check in early. Complained about room not being cleaned but was told they don't do this! Never heard that before Everything was there for breakfast but low quality and nescafe coffee."

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

Carrington House Hotel
Heathlands Hotel Bournemouth
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
Grove Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £32 per night from 7 Nov to 7 Nov
3.1/5 (761 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...
"A good holiday hotel. Food quality very good for a buffet type offer. Pleasant bar. Comfortable room, everything worked. Reception and service friendly and efficient"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2021

Heathlands Hotel Bournemouth
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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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