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This 3-star Victorian hotel is set high on Bournemouth's East Cliff offers beautiful sea views, gardens and a leisure club. Frederick's Restaurant is set against the striking backdrop of the sea. The nearest beach is just 650 yards away.

The bright and airy rooms at Bournemouth Carlton; Best Western Signature Collection have free WiFi access and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Many rooms have views across the Bournemouth Bay and a balcony, and all feature tea/coffee facilities and a work desk.

Guests can enjoy classic cocktails and fine wines in the spacious bar. Fredrick’s restaurant serves a modern British menu and seasonal specials, and full English breakfasts are available daily.

The leisure club features a free-form seasonal outdoor swimming pool with a large terrace and bar.

Bournemouth Carlton; Best Western Signature Collection is a 10-minute walk from Bournemouth Pier. Bournemouth centre is a 15-minute walk away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Bournemouth, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 2 Aug 2005.
Hotel chain/brand: BW Signature Collection by Best Western

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bournemouth, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.9

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Eastcliff Beach

    8.9 Fabulous beach
    100 yards from property
  • Westcliff Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1,000 yards from property
  • Boscombe Beach

    Boscombe Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Alum Chine beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1.2 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hello,I was just wondering as you have an outdoor pool do you let people use it for the day if not resident at the hotel. I am a resident of Parkstone...
    The outdoor pool is opening on Monday 27th July, and only open to our residents unfortunately.
    Answered on 23 July 2020
  • Does the hotel have a lift?
    Yes there is a lift on property
    Answered on 18 November 2019
  • How much does the parking cost and which floor is this room on thanks.
    Car parking is £10.00 per car, per night. Our classic doubles are on all floors
    Answered on 29 November 2019
  • What time is breakfast served from?
    Breakfast is continental only, and delivered to your room in the morning
    Answered on 23 July 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Between June- September
    Answered on 29 November 2019
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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1 restaurant on site

    Frederick's Restaurant

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Facilities of Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 - indoor
  • Open all year
Pool 2 - outdoor
  • Seasonal
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish

House rules Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 16:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

For advance purchase rates and 2-night getaway rates:
The credit card you have reserved and paid for this reservation with will need to be shown on arrival at the hotel. Failure to provide this could result in your reservation being cancelled if you are not able to provide an alternative method of payment.

Parking is subject to availability due to limited spaces.

Sauna is closed from Fri 05 Mar 2021 until Sun 20 Jun 2021

Sauna is closed from Fri 18 Jun 2021 until Sun 27 Jun 2021

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Fri 05 Mar 2021 until Sun 20 Jun 2021

Hot tub/jacuzzi is closed from Fri 18 Jun 2021 until Sun 27 Jun 2021

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Fri 05 Mar 2021 until Sun 20 Jun 2021

Swimming pool #2 is closed from Fri 05 Mar 2021 until Thu 27 May 2021

Swimming pool #1 is closed from Fri 18 Jun 2021 until Sun 27 Jun 2021

Swimming pool #2 is closed from Sat 01 Oct 2022 until Sun 02 Apr 2023

FAQs about Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection

  • Guests staying at Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Buffet

  • Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection has 1 restaurant:

    • Frederick's Restaurant

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection by:

    • Car 20min

  • Yes, Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection on this page.

  • Room options at Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection include:

    • Double
    • Quadruple
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Beachfront
    • Beauty Services
    • Beach
    • Facial treatments
    • Swimming Pool
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Head massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness

  • The nearest beach is just 550 yards from Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection.

  • Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection is 0.7 miles from the centre of Bournemouth.