Bournemouth Carlton Hotel Signature Collection by Best Western

The Bournemouth Carlton Hotel offers a clifftop location, overlooking the bay. With a path direct to the beach within 5 minutes and only a 15 minute walk to Bournemouth Pier, this hotel is ideally located.

The hotel was built in the Victorian era, with a rich history of guests. It features 76 guest rooms, some with private balconies, as well as spacious family suites and luxury suites also. Amenities include an outdoor pool, pizza ovens and BBQs for summer, alongside an indoor pool, gym, sauna and Fredericks restaurant and a cocktail bar.

The hotel also provides an ideal location for a wedding by the sea, with seven events rooms to choose from - five of which are licensed for civil ceremonies. The hotel also hosts meetings and events spaces for training and board meetings, exhibitions or gala dinners.

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Virtual Tour

Explore all that this hotel has to offer with our Virtual Tour. Move around the reception and lounge areas, check our the restaurant and bar, visit the Leisure facilities or take a look around our flexible meeting and event spaces.

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Guest Rooms

Many of the 76 guest rooms have views across the bay, and some also feature a private balcony for gazing out to sea. There are spacious family rooms and luxury suites. Alternatively, you can make yourself at home in one of the self-catering apartments with private patios. Bournemouth Carlton Hotel has timeshare apartments available, should you wish to enquire please contact the hotel directly.

Meetings & Events

Choose from seven meeting spaces that all have natural daylight, ranging from 10 guests in our purpose-built boardrooms through to 200 in the air-conditioned Meyrick Suite. Five spaces are also licensed for civil ceremonies, meaning you can hold your entire wedding celebration under one roof. Book your Small Meeting now

Restaurant & Bar

At Frederick's Restaurant, you can enjoy classic British dishes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients, from healthy salads to juicy steaks.

Leisure & Spa

Bournemouth Carlton Hotel boasts a fully equipped gym, spa and health suite along with an outdoor pool (open seasonally).


The Bournemouth Carlton Hotel offers the following facilities and amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi
    Free Wi-Fi
  • Leisure & Spa
    Leisure & Spa
  • Bar
  • restaurant
  • weddings
  • meetings and events
    meetings and events
  • parking (chargeable)
    parking (chargeable)

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