Ideally situated overlooking Bournemouth bay and 7 miles of blue flag award winning beaches, The Hermitage Hotel is the perfect destination if you enjoy being close to the seaside. Nestled beneath a magnificent cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK and stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. Whatever you want from a day at the beach, you’ll find it all here.
Enjoy a warm welcome from our dedicated team and relax in our elegant accommodation, whilst enjoying our excellent service, why not treat yourself and upgrade your booking into one of our beautiful Suites where you can enjoy the independence of a self-contained suite with the added bonus of hotel facilities on site. Enjoy the free high speed Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Many rooms have stunning views across the bay.
You may wish to dine in our AA Rosette Awarded Hardy’s Restaurant during your stay or visit our NEO restaurant next door. Pre-show meals are available if you have tickets to a show. If you are planning a celebration or occasion please enquire about our banqueting facilities for up to 120 people seated.
From the hotel it is a 5 minutes stroll through the gardens into the town centre with its beautiful art galleries and boutiques alongside the usual high street shops or cross the road to the Bournemouth International Centre for large conferences or concerts. Alternatively the Pavilion theatre is just a short walk to the left where you can see a range of entertainment from Ballet and Opera to Plays and Comedians If you enjoy walking it takes approximately 1 hour to Sandbanks where you can take the chain ferry across to Swanage or Studland. Don’t forget the Bournemouth Air Festival in late summer or Christmas Tree Wonderland starting in late November.
Whatever the occasion we are delighted to be your choice of hotel for your visit to Bournemouth.
luxurious accommodation in the heart of bournemouth
The Hermitage Hotel offers 76 stunning en-suite guest rooms with the addition of 4 *NEW* Stunning Luxury Suites, possibly the best Bournemouth has to offer. Directly opposite the Bournemouth International Centre, in front of the pier, Pavilion and central gardens leading to the town centre.
Our new self-contained Hotel Suites combine the very best of both worlds – all the convenience and facilities of a hotel stay, with the privacy and flexibility of an apartment. Our best rooms.
We are one of a small percentage of restaurants in the UK awarded the coveted AA Rosette. We serve freshly cooked, local produce and have a varied selection of dishes from light-bites to our full A la Carte menu.
We are proud to be awarded an AA Rosette for our food in Hardy’s Restaurant. We aim to use local and sustainable ingredients that are cooked to order and in many cases, homemade.
Our food is cooked to satisfy with its taste and appeal to all palettes.
NEO restaurant, with it’s panoramic glass fronted first floor restaurant & cocktail bar is situated right next door to the Hermitage Hotel. Serving brasserie style dishes with a strong focus on local meat and fresh fish.
Our restaurant is open to non-residents and is the perfect place for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea. We serve food from 12.00pm until 8.30pm and can cater for group bookings & private parties.
You can book a table in our AA Rosette Restaurant easily through our front desk or by calling 01202 557363, we are perfect for special occasions and also pre-theatre dinners as we are just a short walk from both the Bournemouth International Centre & Pavillion.
We offer a fully range of conference facilities that are flexible enough to accommodate full private hire of the hotel, meeting rooms that hold between 20 to 50 people, and private luxury dining for up to 30 people.
Looking for full venue hire? We can provide private hire for up to 140 people in our Thomas Hardy Suite.
If you are looking for that “Special” location to hold a birthday celebration of special event then our NEO Orangery is the perfect location. With its nautical styled dining room, your every need will be catered for.
We offer meeting room hire, full venue hire and also private dining. Our hotel can cater for up to 140 people in the main hotel and our private hire area can accommodate 30 people in a meeting situation or up to 20 people for private dining.