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The Grove Bournemouth

01202 552 233


A Beautiful Holiday Retreat in Dorset

The Grove Hotel is a beautiful holiday retreat for cancer patients and those with life threatening illnesses. We offer 30 very comfortable rooms and 25 staff on hand to ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. We are owned and operated by Macmillan Caring Locally here in Dorset and our main aim is to provide support not just to guests with life threatening illnesses but to their families and carers. If you or a loved one are a cancer patient or suffers from a life threatening illness and would like to get away and be pampered on a well deserved break, a very warm welcome awaits you here at The Grove.

Ref: DHG168AC


  • Wheelchair UsersWheelchair Users
  • Assisted Wheelchair UsersAssisted Wheelchair Users
  • Limited MobilityLimited Mobility
  • ElderlyElderly
  • CarersCarers
We offer 17 Standard and 13 Superior rooms, all with private bathrooms; 23 with showers 8 with baths. All our bedrooms have LCD flat screen with Freeview, radio, laptop with internet access, emergency button and a safe for valuables. Our superior rooms also include a refrigerator.

We have 3 bedrooms that are designed for our disabled guests, 1 with remote control bed and recliner and the other 2 are also wheelchair accessible. We also have a fleet of Mobility Scooters available for hire.


Our hotel offers all the facilities and services you would come to expect from a hotel of our standard plus a lot more, including purpose built function rooms for private parties and celebrations. We have our own private beach hut available exclusively for our guests to relax and listen to the waves. There is also a croquet area and putting green for our guests to have a fun time. We put on FREE trips for all our guests, subject to seasons and although we do not offer hands on nursing being a hotel, we do have a qualified nurse on hand 24 hours a day in case of any emergencies or for general advice and support.


Our guests can unwind with a few drinks in our stylish new bar before going through to The Grove Restaurant where our chefs Phil and Ian create sumptuous meals prepared from food sourced locally, whenever possible. Our lunch menu include omelettes, fish, beef burgers and hot and cold bar snacks. You can also try our tea in our conservatory which is served with tasty teacakes, muffins, flapjacks and teacakes. We endeavor to cater for special dietary requirements provided we are notified at the time of booking and our room service is available 24 hours a day.

Turkey and Tinsel Weekend Breaks 2015

Join us for one of our 4 night Turkey & Tinsel breaks it’s a chance to meet up with friends or make some new ones as we celebrate Christmas.

Dates for 2015 are :
  • 28th Nov – 2nd December
  • 3rd – 7th December
  • 10th – 14th December & 17th – 21st December – 4 Night breaks @ £278.00 per person (£69.50 pp pn)
  • (18th – 22nd November- Christmas Cracker Break especially for the Bereaved )

What's included in our Turkey and Tinsel Break?

  • 4 nights comfortable accommodation
  • Traditional full English breakfast (in pyjamas with Santa on Christmas Day)
  • Welcome cocktail party on arrival
  • 3/4 course evening meals
  • Traditional Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment with Live music
  • At least one Sightseeing excursion
  • Guess the weight of the Christmas cake
  • Carol Singers in the Garden Restaurant
  • Bingo in the Bar Lounge
  • Hot Punch and Mince Pies
  • Themed Gala Dinner
  • Carpet bowls
  • Classic Christmas Film Show with traditional refreshments

**programme subject to change. Why not stay on an extra night? It's only £49.50 per person

Healthcare Worker Breaks!!
Calling All Healthcare Workers!

Come & see what we’re all about by joining us at The Grove for a long weekend so that you can recommend us to your patients & clients.

2016 Special Breaks, Dates and Rates 3 Nights, Thurs – Sun @ £139.50 per person, 21st – 24th January or 4th – 7th February 2016.

**£52.50 pppn if coming for less than 3 nights**

The above rate includes Breakfast, 4 Course Evening Meal with ½ bottle Wine per person & Entertainment on one evening. (A non-refundable deposit of £25 per person is required for any staff breaks)

**** Please note**** We are subject to availability, able to accommodate individuals, couples & small groups, Feb – April (excluding Spring & Easter Breaks) and Oct – Dec, (excluding Turkey & Tinsel Breaks) so if you fancy a break in Bournemouth then why not give us a call? Discount on our normal rates for the time of year will be offered

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