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Top Bournemouth Historic Hotels

Langtry Manor Hotel
3.5 out of 5
26 Derby Road East Cliff, Bournemouth, England
The price is £99 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (206 reviews)

"Excellent location close to town centre but also quiet and peaceful location. Old historical house beautifully maintained. Clean character rooms with everything you would expect to have - toiletries, tea & coffee, bottled water. Communal reception room with tea, coffee and biscuits available at all ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Langtry Manor Hotel
Tudor Grange
3 out of 5
31 Gervis Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, ENG
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4.3/5Excellent! (277 reviews)

"The hotel is a beautiful old building with lots of character. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. We had a very relaxing time here and food was excellent also."…"

Reviewed on 11 Dec 2019

Tudor Grange
Chine Hotel
3 out of 5
25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (671 reviews)
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! (981 reviews)

"Very comfortable stay nice staff and lovely breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Royal Exeter Hotel
Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
3 out of 5
12-16 Burnaby Road, Bournemouth, England
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4.2/5Very Good! (677 reviews)

"Excellent staff and service Lovely breakfast Nice rooms and great pool Fab location too!"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine
Hotel Collingwood, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
3 out of 5
11 Priory Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £80 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (415 reviews)

"Level of cleanliness was excellent - especially important as our visit was just after lockdown. Without exception the staff were friendly and very helpful. Breakfast was great - good choices !! Good location, near to beach and just shirt walk to town centre."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Hotel Collingwood, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western
Cecil Court Hotel
3 out of 5
4 Durley Road, Bournemouth, England
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4/5Very Good! (119 reviews)
Good place to stay in convenient location.

"Everything very good, rooms was clean and inviting."…"

Reviewed on 9 Oct 2018

Cecil Court Hotel
Dean Park Inn
4 out of 5
41, Wimbourne Road, Bournemouth, England
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4/5Very Good! (362 reviews)
Five star breakfast & welcome

"Very welcoming at arrival, excellent breakfast. The room, though pleasant, was cold but adequate bedding provided. The drainage in the shower room was poor & the WIFI was temperamental. The managers were very friendly & as a result the overall stay was quite enjoyable indeed. I would definitely recommend, ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Dean Park Inn
The Mayfair Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
3 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £49 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"The staff in the hotel were very welcoming. They were very pleased to see us and I think they are took great pride in their jobs. They were very clear about the new social distancing guidelines and this was reflected throughout our stay. We had to book in for breakfast at a set time. The dining room ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul 2020

The Mayfair Hotel - OCEANA COLLECTION
Hotel Celebrity
3 out of 5
47 Gervis Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £72 per night
3.9/5Good! (649 reviews)
have stayed before and will stay again

"Great location, free parking, free breakfast for everyone. Our room was a bit tatty but did the job and was clean. Staff friendly and efficient. We have stayed before and will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Hotel Celebrity
Norfolk Royale Hotel, BW Signature Collection
4 out of 5
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England
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3.9/5Good! (896 reviews)

"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
Durley Grange Hotel
3 out of 5
6 Durley Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £89 per night
3.8/5Good! (152 reviews)

"Service good, pool was warm the kids loved it. Second floor room was very cold, thin walls."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Durley Grange Hotel
New Westcliff Hotel
3 out of 5
27-29 Chine Crescent, Bournemouth, England
The price is £52 per night
3.4/5Good! (371 reviews)

"Love the place friendly staff and overall good wanted to stay longer but unfortunately no rooms sadly"…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

New Westcliff Hotel
Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel
3 out of 5
7 Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £63 per night
3.4/5Good! (782 reviews)

"The staff were welcoming, 2x swimming pools and spa were very nice. Superior Room was adequate but would’ve liked a mini-fridge in it. Breakfast was lovely that would cater for all tastes. Overall a very nice place to stay."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel
Laguna Hotel
3 out of 5
6 Suffolk Road South, Bournemouth, England
The price is £52 per night
3.4/5 (644 reviews)
Pleasant and comfortable stay

"Hotel was clean and comfortable, staff frienfly and helpful, good facilities and not too far from town centre."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Laguna Hotel
The Kensington Hotel
2.5 out of 5
18 Durley Chine Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £60 per night
3.1/5 (69 reviews)

"Stayed for a week, friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, fresh towels every day, walking distance from the beach and town center. Quiet and pleasant surroundings, plenty of parking space."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

The Kensington Hotel
Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
4 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £52 per night
2.9/5 (965 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
Abbey Lodge Hotel
51 Norwich Avenue West, Bournemouth
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1.8/5 (6 reviews)
not impressed

"there was no hot water on the washbasin or any plug The lefthand side of bed was to say the least very uncomfortablethere didn't appear to have any springs in it."…"

Reviewed on 18 Apr 2009

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in Bournemouth

When you take a Bournemouth trip out of town, it is easy to decide on a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your room having all the standard amenities. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more unique accommodation can elevate your stay. Staying in a Bournemouth historic hotel still provides you with a fully-furnished room that is also bustling with personality. Furthermore, it allows you to surround yourself in Bournemouth's past.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the historic accommodations in Bournemouth transport you to a bygone era right from the start. With unique architectures and addresses in the centre of Bournemouth, it will become obvious what makes Bournemouth a must for travellers. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. While these hotels may be vintage, they have modern comforts to help you take it easy on your stay. You'll find rooms outfitted with a comfortable bed, loads of character, and just about anything else you may need for a wonderful visit.

After you've explored your historic hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the museums and well-known landmarks. Of course, all this hopping through history will work up an appetite. Make sure to scan through the comments and review the recommendations other travellers to Bournemouth believe is merit going to. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can learn where the local spots to enjoy a pint or high tea in Bournemouth are.

Book Your Bournemouth Historic Hotel Today

Bournemouth has 100 vintage hotels that possess the look and feel of another era. Some of these hotels are where prominent novelists may have stayed. You are sure to find a room that has all the in-room amenities and the classic charm you desire. Make sure to reserve your Bournemouth vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on staying in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Bournemouth?
You’re already probably planning a visit to places with historical relevance while on holiday in Bournemouth. And while you’re here, you can check out the entertainment choices and picturesque gardens. You can also take some time in this family-friendly area to enjoy the popular beaches.
What's the best hotel in Bournemouth to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Collingwood, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western is a top 3-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. The Square is a short walk away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Langtry Manor Hotel and Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth.
How many historical hotels will I find in Bournemouth?
In Bournemouth, there are 381 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 84 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights to visit in Bournemouth?
Top places to visit include Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth Lower Gardens and Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre. O2 Academy Bournemouth is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Bournemouth?
A historic hotel gives guests an opportunity to stay in a place that’s been recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs or skyscrapers — as long as it’s of special interest. These types of hotels in Bournemouth often preserve original elements like traditional architecture and period features within the guestrooms or public spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the US, while you’ll often hear “heritage hotel” in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to focus on the physical building and architecture. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value and how it inspired the surrounding community.
Do historic hotels in Bournemouth have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, while interiors have safety features and modern conveniences. Guests should expect the popular amenities from a contemporary hotel such as WiFi, heating and air conditioning, and updated bathroom facilities. In Bournemouth, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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