Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach – Beach Front Hotels in Bournemouth
We are lucky in Bournemouth to be surrounded by beautiful golden beaches and we have many beach front hotels in Bournemouth.
It’s pretty much impossible to get a hotel in Bournemouth which isn’t near the beach, but if you want one that is mere steps away, then here is our list of the best ones.
1. The Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
This hotel is one of our favourites Bournemouth Beach Hotels. But for the sake of keeping this article on point, we shall talk about its close proximity to the beach.
The Cumberland Hotel sits directly across from the beach, you can walk directly from the outdoor pool to the beach by simply crossing a road and walking down the zig-zag to the beach below.
This Bournemouth Beach Hotel has an outdoor pool which is a unique shape in keeping with its 1920s interior decoration vibe. Many events take place around this pool and it is a favourite location for the Bournemouth Air Festival, where hundreds of people mingle to listen to the live DJ while, while drinking their cocktails, watching the aircraft go by.
The hotel is a short drive to Bournemouth Pier, which you can see from your hotel balcony and a short drive to Bournemouth town centre. This is one of the best beach front hotels in Bournemouth.
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2. The Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
The Marsham Court Hotel is a two-minute walk from the beach situated on the Eastcliff overlooking the sea. It has a beautiful heated outdoor pool with award-winning gardens and sun terraces and balconies overlooking the bay. This is another one of the more popular Bournemouth Beach Hotels.
This is a family-run hotel and has won many awards.
It is a great location, central to everything with Bournemouth Centre being a 5-minute walk away.
3. The Bournemouth Carlton Hotel – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
To get to the beach you simply need to walk down a path from the hotel straight onto the sand below.
If you wanted to walk along the beach then a 15-minute stroll will find you at Bournemouth Pier. To drive to the centre of town takes a mere 10 minutes.
The Carlton Hotel has both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. One of the Best Western Signature Collection hotels. Many of the rooms come with a balcony and sea view.
This gorgeous Bournemouth Beach Hotel overlooks the beach directly. Situated on Bournemouth’s Eastcliff right on the edge, you’ll get some great views out to sea.
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Built in the Victorian era this hotel has a very interesting past, as well as it attracting the heights of glitterati over the years it also has its feet in WW2. The plans for the D-Day landing were made here at this hotel over dinner.
The outdoor pool is surrounded by sun loungers and palm trees giving it that distinctive tropical feel. With an outside bar, barbeque, and pizza ovens.
The inside pool is heated and comes with a sauna and a gym.
4. The Bournemouth Highcliffe Marriott Hotel – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
If you are looking for a swimming pool with a view to go along with your balcony with a view, then here it is. This gorgeous outdoor swimming pool is perched on the cliff with views of Bournemouth beach as far as the eye can see. This is one of the best Bournemouth beach hotels.
With the bonus of simply having to walk down or take a cable car down from this hotel to the beach below.
This hotel is situated on the Westcliff adjacent to the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and a very short walk to Bournemouth Pier. You can walk into Bournemouth town centre from here, and the hotel is in the middle of everything.
What’s great about this Bournemouth Beach Hotel is with it being so high up on the beach, it has the most glorious sea views from the balconies. In the summer there is an outside bar and barbeque/pizza cooking area.
5. The Hilton Hotel Bournemouth – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
Right in the heart of Bournemouth town centre, within walking distance to Bournemouth Pier and beach. The Hilton hotel is an impressive 4-star hotel, built in a prime position.
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From the Hilton’s top bar glass balcony, you can see stunning views right over Bournemouth town centre and its famous gardens.
As soon as you leave the hotel’s front entrance, you are steps away from Bournemouth’s town centre shops. To get to the beach you simply need to walk out of the door into the entrance of Bournemouth gardens where you’ll experience a pleasant 5-minute stroll to Bournemouth Pier and Bournemouth’s award-winning beaches.
Getting to and from the hotel is easy too, there is a taxi rank right outside the building and bus stops within walking distance just around the corner. Buses from here can take you practically anywhere. Bournemouth train station is a short distance away, no longer than a 10-minute drive.
Being part of the Hilton range it comes along with the assurance you will have a fantastic stay and its reputation is why this hotel is one of the best Bournemouth Beach Hotels.
6. The Royal Bath Hotel – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
The Royal Bath Hotel is steeped in history and is the first-ever hotel built in Bournemouth. Opened in 1838 for Queen Victoria’s coronation day, this 4 star hotel has been a part of Bournemouth’s skyline for over a century. The Queen has stayed at the Royal Bath Hotel herself on many an occasion as well as numerous Prime Ministers. In its heyday, the hotel paid host to the creme de la creme of the glitterati.
Perched on top of Bath hill with an impressive view of the sea and beach below, this hotel is excellently positioned for any visitor. Practically right on the sea, you have the Bournemouth Pier as your neighbour. A short 10-minute walk to the town centre. The hotel is meters away from Bournemouth gardens and has a bird’s-eye view of the Bournemouth coastline.
This hotel has the very posh benefit of having a Valet parking service, all you need to do is leave your keys with the valet as you walk in the door.
7. The Hermitage Hotel – Hotels in Bournemouth Near the Beach
The Hermitage Hotel is another hotel on our list with an enviable position directly opposite Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth international centre and its award-winning beaches. This 4 star hotel is a short walk away from Bournemouth town centre at roughly 5 minutes and absolutely no roads to cross to get there.
The Hermitage Hotel has what only a small percentage of hotels in the UK have and that is an in-house AA-Rosette-awarded restaurant. You don’t even need to leave the hotel to experience one of the best restaurants in Bournemouth.
Many of The Hermitages rooms boast a sea view, there is free parking as standard and every room features designer furniture.
Transport is extremely easy with many bus stops and routes going past the front door and a taxi rank opposite the street.
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