Built by King Edward VII in 1877 for his mistress, Lillie Langtry, this listed Edwardian manor is a 5-minute walk from Bournemouth's cliff tops and approximately 1 mile from Bournemouth town centre. It mixes original charm with modern luxury, including free parking, free WiFi and gourmet food. The Langtry Manor Hotel has been called the “best hotel in Bournemouth” by the Guardian newspaper. You can enjoy tea or coffee on arrival while the staff take your bags to your room. Each room mixes original charm with contemporary luxury, and has been individually styled by designers Portfolio London. Rooms also have a personal bar, hairdryer and flat-screen TV. The Langtry's Restaurant offers between English, European and Continental cuisine everyday between 18:00 and 21:30. The majestic dining hall has a minstrels gallery, stained glass windows and inglenook fireplace. Afternoon tea is available in the cozy lounge.