Caring for the environment


The entire team here at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth is fully committed to creating a cleaner and greener environment.

We take great pleasure in working towards a more sustainable future, always being aware of the environmental impacts of our daily operations.

Our project is ongoing, we’re continually learning and understanding the environmental issues associated with our industry and what we can do to improve.

Take a look below at all the changes that we’ve made in a bid to reduce our carbon footprint. And if you’d like to do your part when staying at The Connaught Hotel and Spa, read our top environmental tips for hotel guests.

  • Energy efficient LED light bulbs are used in every bedroom throughout the hotel
  • We have an electric car charging point available for guests to use
  • Food served in our restaurant is sourced locally where possible – almost all of our suppliers are from a 40 mile radius
  • All paper, glass, plastic, printer cartridges and electrical items from our offices are recycled
  • All colleagues are encouraged to use public transport
  • Railings are made available for guests to secure their bicycles
  • We regularly clean and maintain all hotel ventilation systems
  • We frequently defrost and maintain all freezers so that they work as efficiently as possible
  • Half-used toilet rolls from bedrooms are used in our staff toilets and communal areas
  • We don’t sell any plastic bottles throughout the hotel
  • We raise awareness to our colleagues and encourage them to carry out more sustainable business practices
  • We’ve installed air source heat pumps throughout the hotel. This project was part-funded by Low Carbon Dorset as part of the European Regional Development Fund and will save over 87.8 tonnes of CO2 each year.

Low Carbon Dorset

Our top tips for guests

If you’re conscious about your own carbon footprint as a traveller, here are some simple changes that you can make when visiting our hotel.


We hope that you will choose The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth for your next stay. Learn more about our comfortable rooms, award-winning 2 AA Rosette brasserie, gin bar and indoor swimming pool.

And if there’s anything that you would like further information about, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

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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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