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Located just 5 minutes' walk from East Cliff sandy beaches, on the Bournemouth coastline, Orchid Hotel is just a short distance from the city centre. This hotel features 2 function rooms, a fully licensed bar and a 24-hour reception. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV and an en suite bathroom with free toiletries, hairdryer and bathtub or shower. Every morning, a full English breakfast is served in the No 34 restaurant. Evening meals are also available. Guests can also enjoy breakfast in the 1-acre garden on sunny days. Bournemouth beach is less than 1 mile away and guests will find a range of shops, department stores and beauty salons in the city centre. Bournemouth Gardens are just 13 minutes' walk. The Club at Meyrick Park Golf Course is just over a mile away and Bournemouth Railway Station is located 14 minutes' walk away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

The Orchid Hotel has been welcoming guests since 3 Aug 2005.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Bournemouth, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel

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


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • G
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, very clean & tidy with everything I needed. I would stay again.
  • Walton
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely rooms, great price and the staff were really helpful.
  • Edwards
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great little hotel, very clean done the job for us, as some Bournemouth hotels are rough.
  • Steven
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Room wS spacious and comfortable the breakfast was really good and close to plenty of restaurants and the beach
  • Darren
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great value for money, Staff we’re excellent and location 10 Mins walk free m restaurants and bars
  • Ben
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very clean. Great location. Great value. Lovely breakfast. Extremely comfortable bed. Flexible on check out and very pleasant staff.
  • Craigos0
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Wonderful hotel within easy reach of Bournemouth centre. The rooms are well appointed with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The staff were welcoming and engaging throughout my stay. This is a hotel I will definitely return to the next time...
  • Ben
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location, convenience and price for what was included was great value for money and I’d happily stay again.
  • David
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good location short walk in to town. Good sized car park. Staff were very friendly and helpfull it also has a nice little bar as well always a bonus. Cheaper than the Premier INN down the raod as well.
  • Ian
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location. Staff excellent. Very comfy bed. Good size room.

Property questions and answers
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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?

    June, July and August are often the hottest months in Bournemouth, with average temperatures of around 17°C (62°F). We often enjoy an Indian Summer wi..
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Hello, Is there a lift at this property, if not, iscthere someone than can assist with the luggage ? Thank you.

    Good Morning, We have a lift at one end of the hotel, that is used for luggage only, it is staff operated. Reception are happy to help with your lug..
    Answered on 24 January 2020
  • Hi is there parking available if so are we able to book it.? When we book a room.

    There is free parking at the orchid yes Kind regards
    Answered on 5 October 2022
  • hi, I have a problem walking up and down stairs do you have rooms on the ground floor or a lift I can use.

    Dear Guest Yes we do have ground floor rooms up on request. Thank you
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Hi, Do you have a twin room available for 14-16 July?

    Hi, Thank you for your enquiry, Yes we do have availability for the 14-16 July
    Answered on 16 April 2023
  • is the price for breakfast per person or for the room

    yes thats correct
    Answered on 14 March 2023
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Hotel surroundings *

Facilities of The Orchid Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Private parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £10 per stay.
  • Accessible parking
  • Fax/photocopying
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Portuguese

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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From 15:00 to 00:00


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.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

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

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per stay
Cot upon request
3 - 5 years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per stay

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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

The fine print

The Orchid Hotel is a popular wedding and party venue, this might cause the music to be audible in some of the bedrooms until midnight.

Please note that this property cannot accommodate hen and stag, or similar parties.

For reservations of 4 or more rooms, please contact the hotel directly as different policies may apply.

Some rooms can accommodate extra beds. Please contact the hotel directly.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

A damage deposit of GBP 250 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Orchid Hotel

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

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

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

    • Room options at The Orchid Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Single
      • Suite
      • Twin

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

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Vegetarian
      • Vegan
      • Gluten-free

    • The Orchid Hotel is 850 yards from the centre of Bournemouth. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.