The Cumberland Hotel - Bournemouth

East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3AF  show map
 3 stars
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The Cumberland Hotel - Bournemouth

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

Overview

The Cumberland Hotel is a 3-star property only 1.7 km from Bournemouth Beach, Compton Acres and Steam Clock . Featuring Italian architecture, the hotel is opened since 1936.

The hotel is 10 minutes' walk away from Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth Pier and Bournemouth International Centre. The center of Bournemouth is 2 km away from the venue.

Direct access to the sandy beach and gardens is provided.

Bournemouth International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from The Cumberland Hotel.

Rooms

A great view over the sea welcomes guests to Family Twin Room, Family Triple Room and Comfort Single Room offering en suite bathrooms along with wireless internet, a seating area, central heating, satellite TV and a private toilet. The property boasts views of Bournemouth Bay from its rooms. Bathrooms are fitted with a shower, free toiletries and towels.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the bar guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. Light meals of local cuisine are served in a sophisticated setting of the 24-hour restaurant. Stylish bar offers various types of cocktails, refreshments and coffee. Guests can dine in Sunday Carvery and Fredericks Restaurant located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 8.50 per person per night. 

Services

Business travelers can use computers, conference equipment and a copier available on site.

Relax

Leisure facilities include an indoor heated pool, a patio and a golf course. Featuring fitness classes and a gym, The Cumberland Hotel also offers table tennis and squash and other on-site activities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   102.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid on-site parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Chaise lounges
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2.30 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 1 may stay at the price of GBP 7.50 per person per night in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 1 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3AF

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City Center
  • Bournemouth
    1.3 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Bournemouth Central Station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    1.0 km
Restaurants
  • Ventana Grand Cafe (cuisine: British)
    10 m
  • Sunday Carvery (cuisine: English)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Hengistbury Head
    1.1 km
  • Bournemouth Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2.30 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    102

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 24 m²
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Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
    Size: 24 m²
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    Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

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      Twin Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
      Size: 24 m²
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      Comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

      Room facilities
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        The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

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        Superior Double Ocean View And Balcony
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 24 m²
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        The room is more spacious than the Standard room. It offers a work desk and a bathroom with all necessary amenities.

        Room facilities
          The Cumberland Hotel photos Room Family
          Family
          Bed type: 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed or Twin beds or Double bed
          Size: 27 m²
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          Spacious room has comfortable work desk and a contemporary bathroom with all modern amenities.

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            Small but comfortable room has a practical work desk and a contemporary bathroom.

            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3AF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Bournemouth
              1.3 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Bournemouth Central Station
              1.0 km
            • Bus stop
              1.0 km
            Restaurants
            • Ventana Grand Cafe (cuisine: British)
              10 m
            • Sunday Carvery (cuisine: English)
              40 m
            Beaches
            • Hengistbury Head
              1.1 km
            • Bournemouth Beach
              1.7 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2.30 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              102

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Hampshire Gallery - 500 m
            • Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum - 700 m
            • Gallery 57 Ltd - 1.0 km
            • Westbeach - 1.0 km
            • Westover Gallery - 1.1 km

            Places of interest

            • St Peter's Church - 900 m
            • Bournemouth East Working Mens Liberal Club - 1.0 km
            • Oceanarium - 1.0 km
            • Lansdowne Baptist Church - 1.0 km

            Train stations

            • Bournemouth Train Station - 900 m
            • Bournemouth Central Station - 900 m
            • Bournemouth Train Station - 900 m
            • Bournemouth Central Station - 900 m

            Amusement

            • Sharkeys Pool Venue - 500 m
            • Bus Air Festival - 600 m
            • Aztec Leisure Ltd - 700 m
            • Aztec Amusement Centre - 700 m
            • Laser Quest - 800 m
            • Odeon Cinema - 900 m
            • Ambassador Snooker Club - 900 m
            • Leisure Exchange & Quasar Elite - 1.0 km
            • Sheridan IMAX Cinema - 1.0 km
            • Rileys American Pool & Snooker Club - 1.0 km
            • Pier Amusements - 1.0 km
            • Happyland Amusements - 1.1 km

            Museums

            • Gallery - 1.0 km

            Theaters

            • Pavilion Theatre - 900 m
            • Pavillion - 900 m
            • The Pier Theatre - 1.0 km
            • Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre - 1.0 km

            Local attractions

            • Bournemouth Beach - 1.7 km
              BournemouthEngland
            • Red House Museum & Gardens - 6.2 km
              Quay Rd, Christchurch
            • The Clay Studio - 6.2 km
              The Fountain, Christchurch
            • Compton Acres - 4.7 km
              164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole
            • Christchurch Priory Church - 6.2 km
              Quay Rd, Christchurch

            Near the hotel

            • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum - 710 m
              East Cliff Promenade, Bournemouth
            • Bournemouth Pier - 1.1 km
              Pier Approach, Bournemouth
            • Lower Gardens - 1.2 km
              Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth
            • Hengistbury Head - 1.1 km
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            • Oceanarium - 1.2 km
              Pier Approach, Bournemouth

            Restaurants nearby

            • Ventana Grand Cafe - 10 m

              Address: 27 East Overcliff Drive
              Phone: 01202-556529

              76% likes this, based on 215 reviews
              Cuisine: British
              Price Range: GBP 19 - GBP 72

            • Fredericks Restaurant - 190 m

              Address: Menzies Carlton Hotel, East Overcliff

              Cuisine: British

            • Urban Reef - 360 m

              Address: Boscombe sea front
              Phone: 01202 443960

              62% likes this, based on 373 reviews
              Cuisine: British

            • Sunday Carvery - 40 m

              Address: 29 East Overcliff Drive

              92% likes this, based on 24 reviews
              Cuisine: English

            • Hinton Firs Hotel Bar - 270 m

              Address: 9 Manor Road
              Phone: +44 (0)1202 555409

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2.30 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              102

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBournemouthThe Cumberland Hotel

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            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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            The Cumberland Hotel Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Cumberland Hotel

            Average guest rating

            7.8out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 896 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            10.0
            Rooms
            7.0
            Dining
            8.0

            Guest reviews

            • Couple
              10.0

              The location the staff was helpful and friendly. For us it was just a home away from home atmosphere . We wouldn't think twice to go back again.

            • Single
              10.0

              I have been to many hotels and cruises and the service and ambience was very inviting as a lone traveller I found the staff very friendly and welcoming I will be looking forward to another visit.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Hotel was excellent and easily the best we have stayed at on business. Budget room but superior quality, couldnt fault anything and very highly reccommended from us.Would like to stay again with a bit more time to enjoy it.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The staff were very friendly and helpful nothing was to much trouble and they even upgraded our room free of charge

              The parking was limited but did have a cheep alternative nearby

            • Single
              10.0

              Room was beautiful and clean Staff was always very friendly Everything is nice designed

              nothing at all

            • Single
              10.0

              Very nice hotel for this price bracket cannot fault it.

            • Group of friends
              10.0

              The friendly staff on arrival, being upgraded to a sea view on arrival :) this is the first time I have left the children with family and spent the night away and I have to say the whole experience was fantastic 10/10

              There was nothing to dislike

            • Family with children
              5.8

              The food was excellent. Compliments to the Chief.

              Did not like the way the senior management potrayed themselves, came across as being very official and unfriendly need to remember the guests are paying their salaries. The waiter's and Bar Staff were not relaxed because senior management behaved like Getstapo towards them. There was an unrelaxed atmosphere in the Cumberland too many official looking management hanging about doing nothing at the Dining-Room Doors throwing their eyes up with unfriendly expressions on their faces towards my 2 year old grand-son. They were not child friendly but the waiters made up for them, thank goodness. Need to go on a course of good public relations towards the customer'S.

            • Older travelers
              3.8

              I didn't like the creekyy floorboards from the room above us. There were heavy footseps walking two and throw all night which kept us awake, and also just as I was booking the hotel it whent up £50 which wasn't very fair.

            • Single
              6.6

              Staff did try to deal with complaints.

              Chicken caesar salad ingredients were not as specified on the menu. Chicken and bacon in big lumps. Salad dressing smeared on top of chicken . Did get a bill. A hot night so had window open (no air con). Disturbed till gone 2.00am by concert at hotel next door followed by people leaving and then band taking away equipment. Again staff tried their best and do have a free upgrade for next visit.

            • Single
              7.0

              Great location - lovely views over the sea.

              Staff didn't seem too interested especially on reception. Knocking water pipes all night long was very irritating. Sound proofing not too good.

            • Older travelers
              9.6

              Throughout the stay the staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was excellent, food superb. The proximity to the BIC was a bonus. The only down side was the car park was very congested. But overall a very enjoyable stay and would definitely choose the hotel again

              only problem was parking

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Staff were efficient, helpful and polite. Rooms were clean and well maitained.Food in Ventana was very good and excelent value for money. Carparking was a bonus.

              Much of the dining area in the Ventana was very poorly lit and menu had to be read by torch light. Musac in all eating areas was often not to our taste. Noise from the floors, both in our room,(we were in a superior room! On the 2nd floor at the front of the hotel), and the rooms above or near, was very intrusive at night. These were the noisiest floors we have ever heard in any hotel. They desparately needs attention if anyone is to get a good nights sleep, especially if you have a floor walker in the room above. We would have been happier if the hotel had been closer to the beach and town but younger guests would probably have found the walk less taxing.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Fairly good value, good location, pleasant staff

              Car park not big enough. Room overheated

            • Single
              4.6

              Art deco style

              Upstairs wasn't like downstairs

            How to reach hotel

            hotel The Cumberland Hotel - Bournemouth Bournemouth location
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            Hotel Address:

            East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH1 3AF

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Bournemouth
              1.3 km
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Bournemouth Central Station
              1.0 km
            • Bus stop
              1.0 km
            Restaurants
            • Ventana Grand Cafe (cuisine: British)
              10 m
            • Sunday Carvery (cuisine: English)
              40 m
            Beaches
            • Hengistbury Head
              1.1 km
            • Bournemouth Beach
              1.7 km
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  2.30 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  11 am
            • Year renovated:
              2012
            • Number of floors:
              4
            • Number of rooms:
              102

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBournemouthThe Cumberland Hotel

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Family Hotels in United Kingdom

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