ABOUT Carlton Hotel

East Overcliff, Bournemouth, BH1 3DN

Set high on Bournemouth’s famous East Cliff with commanding views across the bay, the Carlton is the ideal location for business or relaxing getaways.

Sensitively restored, the Carlton is recognised as one of the town’s leading hotels. With its grand charm and richly decorated reception areas and lounges you can relax in style and comfort… savour a splendid meal in Fredrick’s restaurant against the sparkling backdrop of the sea… and unwind with a gentle swim or sauna in our Waves Health & Leisure Club.

Business guests will feel equally at home in our well-equipped conference suites with the latest in communication technology.

Our facilities will make even the most discerning traveller feel at home. From the elegant reception area and superb a la carte restaurant to the spacious lounge and bar which has been stylishly furnished to offer the perfect setting in which you can unwind and enjoy the magnificent views. In the summer you can even soak up the sun in our heated outdoor pool and beautiful gardens.

We pride ourselves on the quality and variety of our food. Freshly created using carefully selected ingredients and seasonal produce, the same care and attention goes into preparing banquets for up to 180 delegates as individual meals served in our superb award-winning, AA rosette, a la carte restaurant.

Savour a splendid meal in Fredricks restaurant against the sparkling backdrop of the sea. With the emphasis on choice, our head chef has produced an imaginative series of menus ranging from classic British food to dishes influenced by the latest trends in continental cuisine.

In Fredrick’s restaurant a formal dress code does apply.

The Carlton offers a choice of seven function suites ranging from executive style boardrooms to a suite seating up to 250 delegates, theatre style, ideal for all your conference, product launch, training seminar or board meeting needs. Our dedicated Conference & Banqueting Team will be delighted to help you plan the perfect function.

The Waves Health & Leisure Club at the Carlton will ensure you feel relaxed and refreshed. You can choose from a fully equipped gymnasium, indoor or outdoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna or our solarium for the perfect healthy glow. Whether you want to unwind after a busy day or enjoy a pampering weekend, our Waves Health & Leisure Club is just what you need.

Please note: Children under 16 are not permitted to use the gym facilities.



  • 24 Hr front desk
  • Bar
  • Cards accepted
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Family Room
  • Gym
  • Heating
  • Indoor pool
  • Internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Leisure Centre
  • Paid parking
  • Reservations
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Trees and Landscaping
  • Use of pool
  • Wi-Fi