Located just off the A338 and a short drive from Bournemouth, the Castlepoint Shopping Centre is one of the United Kingdom's largest retail parks. Covering an impressive 41 acres, this is the ideal destination for those with some serious bargain-hunting in mind. With over 3,000 parking spaces, free WiFi and plenty of places to eat, the Castlepoint Shopping Centre offers more than a 'bit of shopping', it's a full-on, retail experience! If you're worried about getting your new purchases back home, don't be: there are plenty of hotels and places to stay nearby, from unassuming guesthouses to upmarket luxury hotels.
Luxury Hotels near the Castlepoint Shopping Centre
If you're looking to indulge yourself, there are a few hotels near the Castlepoint Shopping Centre that offer an affordable slice of the high life. Luxury hotels, such as the Derby Manor Hotel & Restaurant and the Urban Beach Hotel make for a memorable stay, offering all the little details that elevate a hotel stay from simply 'good', to something excellent. The Derby Manor may be an Edwardian building but step inside and you'll be presented with a tastefully-renovated hotel, which offers all the amenities you'd expect from 21st century accommodation. In addition, both hotels have their own restaurants so, after a hard day's shop-hopping, there's no need to pound the streets in search of your evening meal!
Hotels On a Budget
However, if you'd rather blow your budget at the shops, there are plenty of convenient and comfortable hotels in the area, such as the Ravensbourne Hotel, the Carlton Lodge guesthouse and the Carrington House Hotel. You'll also find some affordable B&Bs, such as the Waves In bed and breakfast. These are ideal for those who really want to spend the day flexing their credit cards, but want somewhere cosy, relaxing and affordable to return to. More and more Bournemouth B&Bs and guesthouses are providing extra services, such as free WiFi, making them ideal for businessmen who are visiting the area for conferences or meetings.
The Castlepoint Shopping Centre is just one of many attractions in and around Bournemouth and, no matter what you're there to see, there's plenty of nearby accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets.