Centrally located on Bournemouth's West Cliff, the 4-star Connaught Lodge is just 300 metres from the cliffs tops and 5 minutes' walk from the BIC, Pavilion, and the thriving town centre. Just a short stroll across the garden terrace, guests can enjoy full access to facilities at the lodge's sister hotel, the Best Western Connaught. Guests staying at Connaught Lodge can enjoy free membership for the Best Western Connaught's Bluewater Spa, which features an 18-metre swimming pool and adjoining spa pool, 2 gyms, and 3 deluxe beauty and massage therapy suites. The award-winning Blakes restaurant is also situated within the sister hotel. It serves first-class wine and dishes which are freshly prepared using fresh and locally sourced produce. Home to varied shops, central Bournemouth also offers restaurants, bars, and night clubs.