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The Connaught Lodge

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Junior Suite | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Standard Twin Room | Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, in-room safe, desk

Overview of The Connaught Lodge

The Connaught Lodge

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Bournemouth City Centre with 2 bars/lounges and spa

8.2/10 Very Good

303 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Bathtub
The price is $64
Price available on 12/11/2022
32 West Hill Road, Bournemouth, England, BH2 5PH

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bournemouth City Centre
  • Bournemouth Beach - 1 min drive
  • Bournemouth International Centre - 1 min drive
  • Poole Harbour - 20 min drive
  • New Forest National Park - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 44 min drive
  • Bournemouth Station - 7 min drive
  • Branksome Station - 9 min drive
  • Christchurch Station - 11 min drive


  • Amalfi - 2 min walk
  • The Goat and Tricycle - 4 min walk
  • Sorriso - 4 min walk
  • Smokin' Aces - 5 min walk
  • Lolas - 5 min walk

About this property

The Connaught Lodge

Located near a train station, The Connaught Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Bournemouth. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in hot stone massages, body wraps, or facials, and local cuisine is served at Blakes Brasserie, which is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this upscale hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, French, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 3 AM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Children (14 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (GBP 8 per night)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (689 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1906
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness center
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Bluewater Spa has 4 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Blakes Brasserie - Overlooking the garden, this brasserie specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.
The Gin Bar - This bar specializes in British cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between GBP 14.50 and GBP 14.50 per person (approximately)


  • Self parking costs GBP 8 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Connaught Bournemouth
Connaught Lodge
Connaught Lodge Bournemouth
The Connaught Lodge Hotel
The Connaught Lodge Bournemouth
The Connaught Lodge Hotel Bournemouth

Frequently asked questions

Does The Connaught Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Connaught Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Connaught Lodge?
As of Nov 30, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Connaught Lodge on Dec 11, 2022 start from $64, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Connaught Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Connaught Lodge?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Connaught Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Connaught Lodge?
Yes. Self parking costs GBP 8 per night.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Connaught Lodge?
You can check in from 3 PM - 3 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Connaught Lodge?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Genting Casino Bournemouth (12-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Connaught Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the spa tub. The Connaught Lodge also has 2 bars, an indoor pool, and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Connaught Lodge?
Yes, Blakes Brasserie offers alfresco dining, local cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include The Goat and Tricycle (4-min walk), Sorriso (4-min walk), and Smokin' Aces (5-min walk).
What's the area around The Connaught Lodge like?
The Connaught Lodge is in Bournemouth City Centre, a short 7-minute walk from Bournemouth International Centre and 8 minutes' walk from Bournemouth Beach. The local area is central and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

November get away
Lovely friendly staff, excellent food and also good amenities
Patricia, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Charlotte, 2-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Tired Hotel
Very tired hotel, needs an upgrade & some tlc. Uncomfortable bed & pillows need replacement. Felt more like a retirement home with off putting odours in the Lodge accommodation. Most of the staff were very helpful & friendly, the bar has a good selection of gins. The breakfast offering was good, but nothing special. Didn’t use the Spa so cannot comment.Unfortunately would not return in its current state.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

James, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Craigs stay
craig, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Howard, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jennifer, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

we really enjoyed our stay at the connaught lodge hotel. I made the mistake of booking here instead of just the Connaught hotel as I wanted to be where the swimming pool was. We had to walk through the garden to get to the swimming pool which would have been ok if it had not been raining. The staff were amazing all so kind and helpful. It was also not made clear on the website that you had to pay £8 per day for parking. The breakfast was well worth paying for.
5-night trip
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6/10 Good

Megan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The hotel was in a very good area, very clean and nice facilities. The room didn’t get cleaned straight away so we had to ask for fresh towels and more tea bags but the reception offered replenishments. The parking was £8 a night which seems a little excessive considering the price of the rooms. If you book the rooms direct I don’t believe the parking is an additional cost.
2-night trip
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