This 120-room recently refurbished hotel de charme, which re-opened in August 2008, is housed in a historic Victorian townhouse benefiting from a huge refurbishment, the first stage of which has now been completed. The hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet access throughout. In addition to a lobby area with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a cloakroom and lift access to the upper floors of the hotel, further facilities available to guests at this establishment include a restaurant, conference room and room and laundry services. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.Of the 120 rooms, 70 rooms have been completely refurbished and the remainder have been refreshed and will be refurbished at a later stage. All of the bedrooms offer an ironing centre, tea and coffee making facilities and an LCD TV with Freeview channels. In addition to a private bathroom with a shower, bathtub and hairdryer, further standard features of accommodation units include a direct dial telephone, Internet access, a double bed and centrally regulated heating units.
By car from London: Follow the M25, then M3, then the A35 into Bournemouth. Guests will pass an Asda and the railway station on the left-hand side. Continue in the middle lane. At the next roundabout, take the exit off to the left and follow the signs for Westcliff. This will lead guests on to Durley Chine Road South. From here, follow the road round to the next roundabout; the hotel is the red brick building. The car park is situated in Durley Gardens halfway up on the left-hand side. There is limited parking at the hotel, however there is a public pay and display car park opposite the hotel if required.