£33 per person


We all love a baby shower here at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth. It fills our hearts with joy, seeing the balloons, nappy cakes and cute little gifts for tiny ones!

You’ll be able to choose a finger buffet or our popular afternoon tea baby shower package. Prepared by our talented team of award-winning 2 AA Rosette chefs.

Plus, you’ll find over 200 different varieties of gin in our “London-look” gin bar to tempt your taste buds!

Our friendly team are very experienced with hosting baby showers, so you can rest assured that your day will run as smoothly and stress-free as possible. Leaving you all to celebrate and share in the excitement of a new bundle of joy!

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Baby shower packages

Choose our ‘baby shower afternoon tea’ or ‘finger buffet baby shower’ package, then add any little extras.

Baby shower afternoon tea – £33 per person

What’s a party without cake?

Afternoon tea baby showers are one of the most popular ways of celebrating this wonderful occasion. You’ll find it much simpler to organise an afternoon tea rather than arranging a meal where everyone orders different food.

If you have over 30 guests we’ll serve your afternoon tea as a buffet style. For smaller gatherings we can serve on cake stands or as a buffet, it’s entirely up to you.

What’s included?

Our afternoon tea baby shower package includes:

  • Private room hire in Blakes or our courtyard garden (weather dependent)
  • Prosecco or gin welcome drink on arrival
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Baby shower themed table decorations and bunting
  • ‘Mum-to-be’ goes FREE (minimum 20 guests)

Your afternoon tea includes:

  • A selection of tasty sandwiches
  • Two fluffy scones with clotted cream and jam
  • A selection of miniature cakes
  • A pot of tea of your choice

Finger Buffet Baby Shower – £30 per person

Our finger buffet baby shower package includes:

  • Private room hire in Blakes or our courtyard garden (weather dependent)
  • Baby shower themed table decorations and bunting
  • ‘Mum-to-be’ goes FREE (minimum 20 guests)

Your finger buffet includes (choose 6 items):

Chef’s selection of dainty sandwiches | Prawn in filo pastry, lemon mayonnaise | Freshly baked pork & sage sausage rolls | Chicken satay skewers with satay sauce | Mini handmade sausages | Slow roasted tomato, aioli, bruschetta | Somerset brie, herb crust & gooseberry relish | Mini duck spring rolls, plum, ginger & soy sauce | Chef’s selection of vegetable quiches | Vegetable spring rolls, sweet chilli

Little Extras

Make your baby shower extra special by adding one of our little extras onto your package…

Our baby shower venues

Choose from our four baby shower venues, suitable for small intimate gatherings all the way up to 120 guests.

Private room hire is available FREE of charge Sunday-Thursday if you have at least 20 guests. For private room hire with fewer guests or at weekends, please contact us for a quote as our prices vary.

We’ll decorate your room with baby shower themed table decorations and bunting, but you’re welcome to arrive early and add more personal decorations yourself too.

And feel free to bring your own special cake with you. Just let us know if you’d like us to provide a cake table for you to decorate and to put all the gifts.

The perfect location

Our beautiful 19th century hotel is one of the most popular baby shower venues in Bournemouth, thanks to our location just a few minutes from the beach and a five minute walk from the town centre.

Ideal if you fancy a stroll along the promenade after your baby shower, or perhaps you’re looking to continue onto another venue in Bournemouth.

Our location also means that there are great public transport links for your guests arriving by train or bus.

We offer FREE parking at the hotel, although this can be busy at peak times so cannot be guaranteed. However, there is FREE residential parking in all the surrounding roads. And we’re lucky to have a long stay car park just a five minute walk away.

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Over 200 varieties of gin

We have a passion for gin, with over 200 different varieties available from our specialist gin bar.

We think that’s enough to keep everyone happy during your baby shower! Why not continue your celebrations into the evening and sample a few more!

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Our pregnancy massage vouchers make the perfect baby shower gift.

Or you could even treat mum-to-be with a blissful treatment on the day of her baby shower.

After all, does anyone deserve a day of pampering more than someone growing a tiny human!?

Our luxury Bluewater Spa offers two full body pregnancy massages and is one of the most relaxing and tranquil places that you’ll find in Bournemouth.

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Accommodation for your guests

The Connaught Hotel and Spa is a great choice for your baby shower in Bournemouth as we have 81 bedrooms available for your guests visiting from afar.

All of our bedrooms are available at a discounted rate for guests staying over after a baby shower, subject to availability.

Our team will be happy to talk you through this. We’re here to help you with all your accommodation requirements, giving you one less thing to think about.

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Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel and Spa
30 West Hill Road, Bournemouth,
Dorset, BH2 5PH

We’re just a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre and a few minutes from the beach. Five miles east of Poole and 33 miles from Southampton.

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