Top 10 Cheap Hotels In Bournemouth, UK - Updated 2024

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Bournemouth is a resort town in southern England, on the English Channel. It has long been famous as a tourist destination and as a retirement community due to its pleasant weather. The major attraction here is the pier, which draws locals and tourists alike with its arcade, restaurant and beach trips. The golden beach stretches for 7 miles (11.26 kilometres) from the pier and the sea is warm enough to take a dip. Bournemouth can also act as a base to explore the beautiful Dorset countryside and picturesque villages such as Shaftesbury or Evershot. Jurassic Coast and Durdle Door are other noteworthy places to visit nearby.

To add to these charms, you can enjoy the delights of Bournemouth on an affordable budget as well. To find a place to stay in Bournemouth that will not break the bank, scroll through this list of the top cheap hotels in Bournemouth, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Applewood Hotel (from USD 68)

Applewood Hotel is a 20-bed Edwardian building, previously called San Remo Hotel. It has been lovingly restored into a boutique hotel now. Rooms have high ceilings and period fixtures to maintain the elegance of the property. It boasts a peaceful outdoor garden, which is a perfect place to relax and sip cold beverages. In the evening, guests can decompress in the chic bar and watch TV on the large cinema-style screen. The hotel has free on-site parking for those who arrive in a car.

A full English breakfast can be added to your room when you check-in.

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Applewood Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Durley Road
1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Bar Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out Cycling WiFi Available

2. Norfolk Royale Hotel (from USD 116)

History buffs will be excited to know that this 4-star hotel was once the home of the Duke of Norfolk. Guests have access to many delightful amenities at Norfolk Royale Hotel, such as a garden, a swimming pool, a sauna and a hot tub. You can also sample exquisite afternoon tea or sip delicious cocktails in the bar while watching the happenings on Richmond Hill.

The on-site Echoes Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and during summer months, guests can enjoy their meals in the heated garden.

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Norfolk Royale Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Richmond Hill
888 meters (0.6 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

3. The Grove Hotel (from USD 62)

You can start your morning with a hearty English/Irish cooked breakfast when you stay at The Grove Hotel. Afterwards, set out to explore the various attractions of Bournemouth. After a day of sightseeing, you can return to your cosy room to relax. Brew a cup of tea in the electric kettle or catch up on work using the free Wi-Fi provided. In the evening, you can relax in the shared lounge or the bar. The hotel also has a beautiful conservatory and quiet garden that can be used as a venue for outdoor events.

Note that this is an adults-only hotel.

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The Grove Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2 Grove Road
721 meters (0.5 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room

4. Hotel Celebrity (from USD 50)

Hotel Celebrity checks all the boxes for a comfortable stay in Bournemouth. The pier is at an easily walkable distance from here. Guests can relax in comfortable rooms with facilities such as a TV and amenities to make coffee and tea. If you need to recharge yourself in the morning, opt for the complimentary cooked breakfast to start your day right. In the evening, you can unwind in the bar while enjoying some cocktails or playing pool.

The hotel is pet-friendly too, so you can bring your fur babies on your vacation for an added price.

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Hotel Celebrity

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 47 Gervis Rd, East Cliff
831 meters (0.6 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km)

5. The Lodge At Meyrick Park (from USD 138)

If you are looking for a calm and relaxing vacation, The Lodge at Meyrick Park has the perfect setting for it. It is located in a beautiful 120-acre (48.56-hectare) park and boasts an 18-hole golf course. It is a good base to explore Bournemouth as it is located close to major attractions such as Bournemouth Pier. As a bonus, free parking is available on the premises.

To spend time indoors, guests can enjoy laps in the pool or unwind in the sauna and steam room. If workouts are a part of your routine, the gym will be of use to you. Pulse Bar and Restaurant is open for breakfast if you want to have a hearty meal before you set out for the day.

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The Lodge At Meyrick Park

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Central Drive
1.37 km (0.9 mi) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace

6. Royal Exeter Hotel (from USD 85)

This historic building, dating back to 1812, was built as a home for Captain Lewis Tregonwell and has since been renovated as a hotel. It is located at an easy distance from Bournemouth Pier and other attractions in the city.

Royal Exter Hotel is one of the top hotels with entertainment in Bournemouth. It boasts two popular bars - Bar So and 1812, which play hosts to in-house DJs and popular acts throughout the year. During the day, Bar So functions out of the roof-top terrace, so guests can enjoy delicious cocktails while soaking up some sun.

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Royal Exeter Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Exeter Rd
509 meters (0.4 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning

7. The Chocolate Box Hotel (from USD 95)

If you are planning on attending an event at Bournemouth International Centre, then this boutique hotel is a good choice for a stay. Chocolate lovers will be excited as this property is a chocolate-themed hotel. To add to the fun, guests can book a chocolate-tasting experience for an added charge. There are also other indulgent packages that you can choose from. Guests usually love the chocolate pancakes served at breakfast.

The Chocolate Box Hotel is located close to shops and restaurants. Parking is available, which is a bonus.

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The Chocolate Box Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Westcliff Road
640 meters (0.4 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Tennis court Non-smoking rooms Fishing Free parking Internet services Karaoke Windsurfing

8. Cecil Court Hotel (from USD 75)

At Cecil Court Hotel, guests appreciate the clean, comfortable rooms and the tasty cooked breakfast. Rooms of different sizes, from single to family rooms, are offered here. If you are n Bournemouth for work, it is easy to catch up on emails with the free Wi-Fi that is available here.

When not out sightseeing, you can grab a book or a cold drink and take it out to the terrace to soak up the sun. If you are driving to Bournemouth, you don’t have to worry, as this hotel offers free parking.

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Cecil Court Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 4 Durley Road
1.04 km (0.7 mi) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Internet services

9. Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel (from USD 106)

Offering spa services as well as easy access to the beautiful beaches of Bournemouth, Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel is a great choice for a relaxing vacation. Guests can enjoy the 12-metre (39.37-foot) pool to swim or splash around. A hot tub is available, too!

If you are looking to refresh and unwind, you can head to the adults-only spa, which offers a variety of treatments for an added charge. These include a plunge pool, sauna, aromatherapy room, bubble pool and more.

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Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Durley Chine Road
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Garden

10. Durley Dean (from USD 75)

Once a Victorian townhouse, this 3-star hotel offers its guests modern, comfortable stays. In the guest rooms, you can relax and watch TV or catch up on emails and work calls in the work area. When it is time to take a break, the leisure complex is a good choice with amenities such as a swimming pool, gym and sauna.

If you are a tea connoisseur, you will be happy to know that you can try Dorset cream tea at Durley Dean. The on-site restaurant No. 28 also serves British delicacies and offers a diverse menu, delighting foodies.

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Durley Dean

Wifi Available

Address: 28 West Cliff Road, West Cliff
995 meters (0.7 ft) from Bournemouth Pier

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Make most of the pleasant weather in Bournemouth

When you need a change, it is nice to head to the beach and let the fresh air and the sound of the waves refresh you. And, at these affordable prices, you don’t have to worry about your vacation costing you much. So, book a hotel from this list and take full advantage of the beautiful weather in Bournemouth!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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