Popular boutique hotel located just moments from Bournemouths golden beaches
Constructed in an Art Deco style not dissimilar to that of many Miami seafront hotels, the Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth is a well-respected and award winning establishment located on East Overcliff Drive, just moments from beautiful beaches.
During a stay at this 3-star property guests can expect a warm and friendly stay whilst enjoying the amenities and facilities of a traditional British seaside resort.
The hotels 102 rooms all include en-suite bathrooms and for those travelling as a family, interconnecting rooms are available. Furnishing is light but functional. Certain rooms include a sea view, definitely a must in this part of the country, whilst others also include a balcony.
Public entertainment facilities are provided for guests although some are featured in neighbouring hotel grounds. Those looking for a fun time in the swimming pool or a relaxing soak in a Jacuzzi are in luck.
A number of dining options present themselves to guests at the hotel. The Mirabelle restaurant serves a wide range of dishes and acts as a traditional hotel dining location. It can accommodate 250 people at any one time, although its recommended that you book in advance as it proves popular with guests and locals alike.
The Ventana Brasserie and Bar steps away from the traditional feel of the restaurant and adds a little bit of flair. Stylish and arty, the bar serves a plethora of different drinks. Its table service means guests neednt even get up from their seat. The brasserie menu features interesting dishes many of which are understandably seafood based. If its swordfish or mussels youre looking for, this is the place to visit.
The Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth proves multifunctional, offering business and functional services also. A number of events rooms cater for the likes of corporate meetings, weddings, and banquets. The hotel also offers a variety of different events throughout the year. From pool parties to burlesque shows, entertainment at the Cumberland is a little different to what you might expect of a seaside hotel. One of the most popular events in Bournemouth, the Air Show, brings specialised packages for guests that include excellent spots to view the planes from.
Just five minutes from the hotel doors are the sandy Bournemouth beaches. Here guests can expect traditional seaside fayre, with everything from ice cream sellers to buckets and spades. On a good day its possible to see the Isle of Wight from this Dorset beach. Bournemouth Pier, complete with the Pier Theatre, is a popular tourist destination with its traditional pier entertainment and atmosphere.
Elsewhere about town visitors can enjoy the Royal Pavilion and Ballroom, a 1920s building that continues to offer entertainment to this day. Along with the Bournemouth International Centre, the venue host a wide range of events including concerts, ballet, pantomime, and just about any other performance you can think of.
The town also boasts a good shopping district as well as a number of buildings of historic merit. Those interested in history, that stay at the Cumberland Hotel Bournemouth can trot around the town taking in such buildings. Be sure to check out the grave of Mary Shelly, author of Frankenstein, in the churchyard of St. Peters.