Set in an enviable position on Kerley Road in Bournemouth’s West Cliff, the friendly Balmoral Hotel offers service with sea views. Its location just paces from the beach and the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) makes the Balmoral Hotel a great choice whether you’re coming for a family trip to the seaside, a conference or event or you’re travelling to town on business.
Town centre location
The nearest beach is the west side of Bournemouth Beach and you can be out of the door and on the golden sand in five minutes. The Balmoral is less than half a mile from Bournemouth Square and just two miles from the town’s main train and bus station. The hotel is just 7 miles from Bournemouth airport if you’re flying in. If you’re here for Bournemouth University and Arts University the main Talbot Campus is 3.5 miles away and the Lansdowne just a mile.
Bournemouth’s Balmoral Hotel combines the benefits of an international hotel with the character and charm of a private residence for a relaxed and informal stay. The Balmoral doesn’t accept stag or hen do parties or single-sex groups so it’s ideal for families or couples looking for a quiet stay a shell’s skim from town. Regrettably pets cannot be accommodated at The Balmoral.
30 welcoming bedrooms
The Balmoral has 30 bedrooms to accommodate individuals, couples, twin room bookings and family groups. Children of all ages are welcome here with under 2s staying for free. The rate for under 12s staying in a family room is half price, making the Balmoral an affordable and welcoming prospect for a family trip to the seaside. There is a lift serving all floors, ideal for guests with mobility difficulties (unfortunately no wheelchairs), a lot of luggage or small dependents to move around the hotel.
Check-in is any time from 2pm and you are welcome to check out any time before 11am. If you would like to change these hours please make sure this is confirmed with the hotel prior to your arrival.
The front desk is open 24 hours a day ready to assist you and ensure a comfortable stay. If you have any valuables with you, The Balmoral can provide safety deposit facilities to ensure their safekeeping when they’re not required.
Time to dine
Breakfast is served each day between 8.00am and 9.15am and is a popular venue for residents and non-residents. Whether you’re after a quick bar lunch between shopping trips or a pre-show dinner and drink before catching a show at the BIC, The Balmoral’s lounge bar can lay on a quick-bite too between midday and 8pm. Why not treat yourself to a leisurely afternoon tea in the bar and lounge or a nightcap as you watch the sun set over the pier and across to the Isle of Wight?
Business meetings and conferencing
The Balmoral has several rooms suitable for meetings and conferences with those at the rear of the hotel benefiting from beautiful views across Bournemouth bay.
Beachside wedding venue
If you’re planning a wedding at one of Bournemouth town centre’s several churches or even down on the beach (currently the only beach licensed for weddings in England), why not book out the entire Balmoral Hotel to continue your celebrations? The hotel is in clear sight from the sand to the west of Bournemouth pier.
You can enjoy full use of this 30-bedroom hotel – or as many of the rooms as you need, throw your wedding breakfast in one of the conference rooms and book in to the newly refurbished bridal suite as the ideal start to your married life.
If you’re looking for somewhere to stay in Bournemouth in easy reach of the beach, the shops and the bars, why not book The Balmoral for your next seaside break? Click the ‘Book Online’ link on the right of this page or contact the hotel direct.