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Left: The Green House Hotel;


Below from top: Village Hotels; Poole’s RNLI Lifeboat College; Langtry Manor; the Marriott Highcliff


and, for corporates, has some very attractive delegate rates. The Village Hotel Bournemouth is located on the northeast outskirts of the town, sandwiched between the Royal Bournemouth General Hospital and Christchurch Golf Club, and has 116 guestrooms, a health and fitness club, pool, restaurant, pub and coffee house, plus free wifi and parking. There are five meeting/conference rooms with capacity for up to 200 delegates theatre-style in the largest. The four smaller rooms can host 30 theatre- style or 15 in a boardroom set up. Delegate rates are £13.99 on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; £9.99 on Sundays; £17.99 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Wired Up  Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Address: St. Michael’s Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth, BH2 5DU Tel: 01202 557702 Web: www.marriott.co.uk The Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel is perched on the clifftops above the town’s long beach, adjacent to the Bournemouth International Centre. A £4.5million refurbishment has seen the lobby, restaurant, meeting facilities and 160 guestrooms all spruced up, with 32-inch LCD TVs among the updates. There’s an indoor and seasonal outdoor pool, fitness centre and Highcliff Grill and Lounge with splendid views out to sea. The 18 function rooms can host events for up to 500 delegates – or 250 for dinners – with the largest, the Dorchester Suite, measuring 261m2


. There’s wired and wireless


internet and AV equipment includes CD players, LCD projectors, LCD screens, portable PA system, rear screen projection and video equipment . AV technicians and TV production staff can be hired in and summer breakout areas include the large lawn and pool and bar area.


Small but Perfectly Formed  Langtry Manor Address: Derby Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3QB Tel: 01202 553 887 Email: lillie@langtrymanor.com Web: www.langtrymanor.co.uk The Langtry Manor hotel boasts a long list of accolades to have been bestowed upon it, most of which pertain to it being one of the best small hotels in the region. A 20-minute walk from the town centre – and five minutes from the coast – the 27-room property was built in 1877 for Edward VII’s mistress Lillie Langtry, and half a million pounds has recently been spent on refurbishing the main manor and adjacent lodge. Rates start at £120 per 24-hour delegate, which includes accommodation, free wifi, full English breakfast, refreshments, buffet lunch and a three-course evening meal in Langtry’s Restaurant. Day delegate rates are from £35 per person. The Royal Suite and Main Hall cater for larger meetings of up to 100, while the Derby and Gladstone rooms have capacity for meetings of up to 20 people.


 Bournemouth Info


Bournemouth International Airport has services to a variety of European destinations but Southampton Airport, 30 miles away, has better connections within the UK thanks to an extensive Flybe network. The town is served by direct rail services to/from London Waterloo operated by South West Trains with a journey time of around one hour, 40 minutes. www.bournemouthconferences.co.uk


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