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The Urban Beach Hotel

From $98 Night/room United Kingdom, South West, Dorset

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  • those looking for a fun laid-back atmosphere with very friendly staff

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Relaxed, happy, laid-back and well loved, the Urban Beach Hotel is a cosy and cool boutique hotel that stands out above Bournemouth's numerous boutique hotels catering for those drawn to the sandy beaches, classy bars and gourmet restaurants of this seaside town. The bistro, populated by faithful regulars & guests alike serves up a great menu and there is a well-equipped health club for guests to use nearby for a quick work out, a swim or a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi. The long stretch of sandy beach and Boscombe Pier is just down the hill and popular sister restaurant Urban Reef is 5 minutes walk and right on the beach with an outside seating area overlooking the sea. The Urban Beach Hotel is Lulu's choice of boutique hotel when staying in the centre of Bournemouth.


Bournemouth is renowned for its 7 miles of soft golden sand. Try some of the water sports on offer before heading to the well-equipped local health club - where the Urban Beach Hotel have arranged complimentary use for all guests - for a relaxing sauna or cool off in the 25 metre swimming pool. There is also a steam room and Jacuzzi, and the gym has a selection of cardiovascular & resistance equipment. For a bit of pampering, a local masseuse offers in-room treatments back at the hotel.

Bournemouth's nightlife is fun & fancy free with a great selection of bars to choose from to start off the night and the shopping is great too. A little further afield is the world heritage Jurassic Coastline of the Purbecks, the New Forest and the ancient site of Stonehenge.


The bistro serves up a hearty menu from the 'Urban club sandwich' to a tasty Dorset crab or lamb tagine. All ingredients are locally sourced, and they have gone to great lengths to really source the finest most ethical local produce. For a pre-meal drink, the Urban Beach Bar has a range of gorgeous cocktails from Tanqueray & vermouth based treats to the 'Bitten Apple' with the taste of fresh baked strudel. Children are welcome!


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Address: 23 Argyll Road, Bournemouth, BH5 1EB , United Kingdom

Nearest airport:

Nearest Airport: Bournemouth. Distance from Airport: 20 minutes.


The Urban Beach Hotel has 12 individually styled rooms, each designed with luxury & comfort in mind. Rooms range from cosy singles to large double rooms with king size beds and bay windows where the morning sun streams in. Every room is different, but all have an emphasis on luxurious comfort. Room 1 has a stunning black chandelier, Room 5 has a hand-painted Asian screen as an impressive headboard, while Room 11 has the ultimate in luxury touches, a big white suede bed surrounded by white leather furniture. Beds have fresh white Egyptian cotton linen, fogarty down bedding and stylish cushion covers. All rooms have fair trade tea & coffee making facilities, complimentary WiFi, plasma TVs with DVD players and DDI telephones and en-suite bathrooms with either baths or showers, soft white towels and Arran Aromatic toiletries.

The Urban Beach Hotel now has an additional 2 double bedroom apartment 100 metres away equipped with all the luxuries of the rooms plus a well-equipped kitchen. Guests of the apartment are welcome to have breakfast at the hotel and make use of all of the facilities.

Room 1

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A great big black chandelier, luxurious black velvety curtains, oak and chocolate leather furniture and a good size ensuite shower room. A smart warm room that feels just right.

Room 2

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Really spacious, massive triple aspect bay window facing East and catching the morning sun. Huge luxurious curtains frame the bay with a couple of easy leather chairs, wenge designer furniture and a luxury bathroom with a huge sink, all lit up by a huge black chandelier.

Room 3

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A great big black chandelier, luxurious black velvety curtains, oak and chocolate leather furniture and a good size ensuite shower room. A smart warm room that feels just right. The best room. It's really big, has a huge south facing bay window which is almost a complete wall of glass flooding the room in natural light. A big sofa set in the window to catch those rays, and a six foot bed that'll swallow you up and make you feel snug at night. Mix in some designer walnut furniture, a big bathroom, a massive headboard, some clever lighting switches and a huge chandelier

Room 4

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Single bed , ideal for a business or lone traveller it's amazing value. Light, well equipped with quality fixtures and fittings.

Room 5

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Some very sexy black Asian furniture and a clever use of a big hand painted Asian screen as a headboard give this room soul... warmed up with some genuine egyptian cushions and throw.

Room 6

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A four poster bed, luxurious white velvety curtains framing two large windows and light coloured walls make this a very bright and fresh room. With a full size bathroom it's a lovely space for two to spend some quality time.

Room 7

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A really spacious room, with some great red Asian furniture and a big hand painted Japanese 'headboard'.

Room 8

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The split level bathroom makes this room feel special. Nice roasted red walls and chocolate brown furniture, and plenty of light from the three windows.

Room 9

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The second smallest double room in the hotel, but still a real feeling of quality, with lots of natural light and a full size bathroom. The furniture is oak, the walls are plain, the eaves of the hotel are clearly visible giving some nice character and not a hint of chintz.

Room 10

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The smallest, but probably cutest double room with a really attractive ensuite shower room that everybody loves, even though there is no bath.

Room 11

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A big suede white leather bed, white leather furniture, sumptuous curtains and a double sink in a lovely bathroom. The ceiling height in the shower is a little low if you're over six foot.

Room 12

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A cute single room with a great ensuite shower. Set in the eaves of the hotel providing plenty of character and a perfect space for one.


Cancellation policy

More than 72 hours prior to arrival, the deposit will be refunded. Less than 72 hours prior to arrival, the first nights stay will be charged unless the room is re-let.

Please note

We do have a two night minimum stay over the weekend, and a three night minimum over bank holidays. If it's a one night stay you are looking for over a weekend then the online booking page may tell you that we have no availability, so try two nights. You'll relax more too. We may be able to squeeze you in last minute for just one night if we have a cancellation, so just give us a call and we will try and help.

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