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Very warm welcome, great room, very clean and well equipped with everything you could need. Comfortable bed, modern bathroom with all toiletries. Quiet location. Fantastic breakfast. On site parking. Easy walk i to Swanage or to the beach. Highly recommended. Will stay tgere again.
Booked the gold cup room for our anniversary and it was a gorgeous room! We had afternoon tea first, sat out in the sunshine enjoying plenty of wonderful fresh homemade treats. In the evening we booked a table at the restaurant, well what can I say? Wow, the food was incredible!! The staff are friendly, ...
I've stayed in 100s of hotels and often find myself thinking "why don't they just do x or y" but not here. This hotel has pretty much thought of everything, from little things like proper tea and coffee in the room to big stuff like great staff who create a friendly, vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. ...
I have just returned from a very enjoyable stay at the Washington House Hotel while my son & I visited Bournemouth Uni. I loved the style of the furnishings, the comfy beds, excellent choice of continental breakfast, free parking, ease of walk to the city centre & beach. But above all the high light ...
Very nice small boutique hotel. The decor is lovely, elegant with a modern twist. Staff are very friendly and efficient nothing appears too much trouble. Would highly recommend.
Really relaxed feel to give us a wonderful short break, close to local attractions. The hotel was informal and yet very welcoming and staff responded so positively when approached. The food was tasty and interesting and covered tastes for all ages
Dorset is one of England's most beautiful counties and a pleasure to visit, whether you're here on business or stealing some time away with the family. Located between the M3 and the M5, it's home to a variety of attractions such as Lulworth Castle, Poole Harbour and the rugged miles of the Jurassic Heritage Coast. While there are plenty of hotels in Dorset, you can always take the option to make your stay even more memorable by booking into a design hotel.
Design hotels are for those who want the perfect fusion of style and substance. Typically, they tend to be smaller than their chain-lead counterparts, offering something akin to a boutique experience: attentive service, individually designed rooms, modern amenities and all the little details that remind you that you are being dutifully looked after. By booking a Dorset design hotel you can expect the levels of quality you'd find in a high-end hotel, but in much more intimate and luxurious surroundings.
The Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth is an excellent example. Close to Brownsea Island and the Bournemouth International Centre, it offers more than just a stay; it offers an experience. With tastefully-decorated rooms, a double-AA star-awarded restaurant and free Wi-Fi access, there's everything you could need to enjoy your downtime. In addition, the Cumberland Hotel is a licensed wedding venue, providing a classy and contemporary backdrop for couples tying the knot.
The Riviera Hotel & Holiday Apartments Alum Chine is another superb design hotel in Dorset. Boasting a similar set-up to the Cumberland, it also has the added bonus of its own on-site spa, where guests can indulge in a range of restorative and relaxing treatments set in supremely serene surroundings. Again, this is an ideal venue for couples looking for somewhere special to spend their Big Day.
Another excellent alternative is the Village Hotel Bournemouth. With beautiful views over Bournemouth Bay and a contemporary feel throughout, this is an excellent Dorset hotel for businessmen who want to take advantage of a top-notch design hotel that also offers superb conference and meeting facilities.
Dorset is a fascinating county to visit, whatever your reasons for going. Book a room in a design hotel and you can make the most of the region, at your own pace.