Just an 8-minute walk to Bournemouth’s seafront and surf reef, The Ravensbourne Hotel features free WiFi, a TV lounge, and a garden with table tennis. The town centre can be reached in 10 minutes by bus. Each room at The Ravensbourne offers a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. Use of ironing facilities, a microwave, and laundry facilities are available on request. Each morning, a Continental buffet breakfast is available for a charge in either the breakfast room or the garden. Several cafés and restaurants are within a 10-minute walk. The O2 Academy Bournemouth is a 5-minute walk away, featuring many live music concerts. Splashdown Water Park is a 20-minute drive away, offering 12 water flumes, an indoor pool and an interactive water play area for children under 8 years.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

The Ravensbourne Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 25 Jan 2015.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

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Room type
1 single bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Jerry
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was comfortable, nicely decorated, clean; I had the option of not having breakfast & great value for money! 😊
  • Christopher
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I enjoyed my stay at the Ravensbourne Hotel.The facilities were excellent.I didn't have breakfast for the 2 days I was there.But I'm sure it is very good.I will definitely recommend this to anyone who visits Bournemouth.
  • Nicholas
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location superb value for money and breakfast incorporated
  • Simon
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The property has a nice charm to it and from within the garden it oozes a sense of calm. It is very clean and there are many small little touches in the room such as slippers and nice mid end products for the shower Rowan should be commended for...
  • Sarah
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Staff went above and beyond. Was welcomed in with a little tour and was offered a drink. In the morning a staff member showed me foods that fit my dietary requirements. Everything felt clean and tidy and was very comfy. Loved the outdoor area too...
  • Geoff
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Rowan was very welcoming. He made us feel at home. The room was lovely, clean, comfortable!
  • Markhivka
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Amazing hotel and Amazing stuff!!!!! Really Enjoyed!!!!
  • Sonata
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly staff, good location, clean facilities, comfy bed ,value for money
  • Thao
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The hotel manager was amazing, he did not talk much but he gave us every instruction needed. The hotel feels like a warm house. Its definately really really clean, the room is juts like the picture, the bed is comfy, even the shared bathroom is...
  • Richard
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The booking basically catered for everything I had expected for the very low price. Although the single bed was small, it was comfortable. Staff were helpful and friendly.

Property questions and answers
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  • Looking to book for one night on the 7th of December. Will there be a space to park our car?

    We have limited parking on our forecourt which is operated on a first-come first-served basis. After that there is free and unlimited parking available in the roads around the hotel.
    Answered on 8 November 2019
  • Hi my kids are 12 10 and 2 but we dont want to be in separate rooms. is it ok to book 1 room as our 2 year old will be in our bed. thanks

    Yes, you will need to book our quad room with one double and two single beds.
    Answered on 22 February 2021
  • Hi Is there wifi in the bedrooms or only in shared areas? Many thanks Sara

    Wifi is available throughout the property including the bedrooms (and the loos!). Karl (Hotel Manager)
    Answered on 21 February 2020
  • Do they serve breakfast?

    Yes, a buffet breakfast is available.
    Answered on 27 March 2023

Host Information

Company review score: 9.3Based on 699 reviews from 1 property
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Property information

The Ravensbourne Hotel is Bournemouth's best kept secret for clean, comfortable rooms at prices you'll love. Discover a smart stylish hotel where you can relax and feel at home. Enjoy free high speed Wi-Fi everywhere, Freeview TV and tea and coffee making facilities in your room and table tennis in the garden. Stay with us and you'll be just 500 metres from Boscombe beach, pier, surf reef and beachside restaurants. A pleasant 2km walk along the stunning seafront takes you into the bustling centre of Bournemouth with its many attractions including shops and department stores, nightclubs, restaurants and cafes, parks, an aquarium and aviary, crazy golf, and fairground rides on the seafront. Live music venue The O2 Academy Bournemouth is just footsteps from the hotel, or if you're looking for Premier League thrills, the AFC Bournemouth football ground is only 1 mile away. Our guests also enjoy boat and coach trips to popular nearby destinations such as The Isle of Wight, Brownsea Island and Corfe Castle, which can be booked separately. Bournemouth (Hurn) Airport is a 15 minute drive. Choose the perfect room to suit your requirements and budget; singles, doubles, triples or qua...

Neighbourhood information

The hotel is located in a residential area about 200m from the shops in Boscombe and about 500m from the beach and Boscombe Pier. There are many restaurants to choose from and a few pubs in the area. The Bournemouth O2 Academy is about 300m away.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of The Ravensbourne Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Table tennis
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Safety & security
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English

House rules

The Ravensbourne Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 20:30


Until 11:00



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 6 years and above will be charged as 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash The Ravensbourne Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that guests will be charged if any damage or loss to the property occurs during a guests' stay.

Parking at the hotel is limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Additional free parking is available on adjacent streets.

Please note that The Ravensbourne Hotel offers quiet and relaxed accommodation and does not accept group bookings for hen or stag parties or late-night parties unless they have booked the entire property (all 11 rooms). The property reserves the right to refuse entry to such parties, if they have not booked the entire property.

Please note that the property does not accept bookings with 3 or more rooms.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about The Ravensbourne Hotel

  • Guests staying at The Ravensbourne Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at The Ravensbourne Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The nearest beach is just 750 yards from The Ravensbourne Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Ravensbourne Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Quadruple
    • Twin
    • Single

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

  • The Ravensbourne Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Table tennis

  • The Ravensbourne Hotel is 1.8 miles from the centre of Bournemouth. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.