Perched on Bournemouth's famous East Cliff, Bournemouth Carlton Hotel, BW Signature Collection offers dramatic views across the bay.
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Built in the Victorian era, the hotel has a rich history and has attracted some illustrious guests over the years, including Harold Macmillan, Bobby Moore and General Eisenhower, who debated D-Day landing plans with Field Marshal Montgomery over lunch at the hotel during World War Two.
Meander down the path from the clifftop and you'll be basking on the golden sands in no time, while a 15-minute walk along the seafront takes you to the Oceanarium and Bournemouth Pier. Heading out of town, wander among the flowerbeds at Boscombe Chine Gardens or dig for fossils along the Jurassic Coast.
Our business guests are within walking distance of Bournemouth International Centre for conferences and exhibitions, and we deliver fantastic lunch and afternoon tea stops for tour groups.
When you're not out and about, there's plenty to keep you occupied in the hotel itself. Our outdoor pool is surrounded by sun loungers and palm trees, giving it a distinctly tropical feel, and you can enjoy a sizzling summer feast from our pizza ovens and barbecues. Indoors, there's a gym, heated swimming pool and sauna.
Many of our 76 guest rooms have views across the bay, and some also feature a private balcony for gazing out to sea. We have spacious family rooms and luxury suites for those who really want to push the boat out. Alternatively, you can make yourself at home in one of self-catering apartments with private patios.
Cocktail lounge Our bar with terrace overlooking the sea is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and bite to eat.
When the sun is shining, dine al fresco with a cool cocktail or glass of Pimm's and watch the sun dip down over the gleaming water.
Indoor pool Heated
Outdoor pool Heated
Poolside services Poolside loungers and order an ice-cool drink from The Shack.
Weight lifting equipment
24-hour front desk
Late check out 10.00 GBP
Children's activities Welcome Packs -
Wristband for Complimentary Drinks.
During school holidays we have a games room.
Cable or satellite television
Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Fax services Outgoing Fax Service
Fax In Charge Per Page - 0.50 GBP
Fax Out Charge Per Page - 0.50 GBP
Banquet facilities Gala Dinners
Team Building Events
Sunbathing Poolside Loungers
Physically challenged facilities Disabled facilities in public areas.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Cable or satellite television CNN or other 24 hour news station. Remote control
DVD player available available on Request
Iron, ironing board
Desk/work area electrical outlet at desk level
Bathrobe available on Request
Room service 24 hours
In-room safe available
Chocolates available on request.
Cooling fans available on request.
DVD player available on request.
Slippers available on request.
Non-smoking Rooms: 76
Walk-in shower available
0.5 mile(s) from BIC, The Bournemouth International Centre (commonly known as the BIC) in Bournemouth, Dorset, was opened in September 1984. It is one of the largest venues for conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and events in southern England. Additionally, it is well known for hosting national conferences of major British political parties and trade unions.
0.5 mile(s) from Rock Reef, Complex featuring a rock-climbing wall, ropes course, zip line & cave-themed tunnels with ball pits.
0.7 mile(s) from Oceanarium, Explore marine ecosystems at a waterside aquarium, plus feeding sessions and an underwater tunnel.
0.5 mile(s) from Bournemouth Beach, Bournemouth has four Blue Flag beaches - Alum Chine, Durley Chine, Fisherman's Walk and Southbourne. Bournemouth Beach is also one of the safest beaches in the UK with RNLI Lifeguards based all the way along our seven mile stretch of beach – full season cover runs from 30 April to 30 September.
27 mile(s) from Old Harry's Rock, Old Harry Rocks are three chalk formations, including a stack and a stump, located at Handfast Point, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, southern England. They mark the most eastern point of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
8.0 mile(s) from Hengistbury Head, Hengistbury Head is a headland jutting into the English Channel between Bournemouth and Mudeford in the English county of Dorset. It is a site of international importance in terms of its archaeology and is scheduled as an Ancient Monument. The head and its surroundings form part of the Christchurch Harbour Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is also a Special Area of Conservation, Special Protection Area, an Environmentally Sensitive Area and a Site of Nature Conservation Interest.
6.0 mile(s) from Poole Harbour, Poole Harbour is a large natural harbour in Dorset, southern England, with the town of Poole on its shores. The harbour is a drowned valley formed at the end of the last ice age and is the estuary of several rivers, the largest being the Frome. The harbour has a long history of human settlement stretching to pre-Roman times. The harbour is extremely shallow, with one main dredged channel through the harbour, from the mouth to Holes Bay.
21.0 mile(s) from Peppa Pig World, Paultons Park is the UK's Number 1 Amusement Park!
Home to Peppa Pig World, Paultons Park has been named the UK's Number 1 amusement park in UK by Tripadvisor for the 4th year running!
With over 70 rides and attractions, head to Paultons Park to see why it has won this award for the 4th time!
13.0 mile(s) from Swanage Steam Railway, The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway.
Our award-winning standard gauge preserved steam railway is located in Dorset with easy access from neighbouring Hampshire and the South of England. Visitors can experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle, travelling down to the blue flag beach at Swanage.
0.5 mile(s) from BH2 Leisure Complex, With eleven restaurants and a stat of the art ODEON cinema this complex has everything for the families
0.5 mile(s) from Bournmouth Pavilion, The Pavilion Theatre and Ballroom, located in the Westover Road in Bournemouth, is a venue for year-round entertainment. Built in the 1920s, it retains its splendour and elegant styling and is Bournemouth's regular home for West End stage shows, opera, ballet, pantomime and comedy as well as for corporate presentations and dinner dances, product launches and small conferences.
2.3 mile(s) from Vitality Stadium
6.2 mile(s) from Poole Stadium
6.5 mile(s) from Chapel Gate
0.8 mile(s) from Bournemouth Pier
0.7 mile(s) from Lower Gardens
1.1 mile(s) from Boscombe Chine Gardens
21.9 mile(s) from Monkey World
Fredericks Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, International, Open for: breakfast, dinner, At Frederick's Restaurant, tuck into classic British dishes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients, from healthy salads to juicy steaks.
A delicious buffet breakfast is served every morning. Choose from continental and cooked items, as well as vegetarian options and dishes cooked to order such as omelettes, poached eggs, porridge and kippers. You can also order a continental breakfast throughout the night via room service.
Cocktail Bar, on premises, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, Our bar with terrace overlooking the sea is the perfect place to enjoy a drink and bite to eat after a business meeting, sightseeing trip or day basking on the sandy beach.
When the sun is shining, dine al fresco with a cool cocktail or glass of Pimm's and watch the sun dip down over the gleaming water. There's free Wi-Fi on the terrace too, so you can instantly upload your pics to social media.
Indoors, watch live European and Premier League football and other top events on BT Sports.
0.3 mile(s) from Russell-Cotes Art Gallery
6.00 mile(s) from Poole
33.00 mile(s) from Southampton
28.00 mile(s) from Salisbury
6.0 mile(s) from Bournemouth Airport
34 mile(s) from Southampton Airport
1.00 mile(s) from Bournemouth Taxi Charge from Hotel to Train Station - GBP 3.00
1.5 mile(s) from Bournemouth Public transport available to city centre.