The Green House, eco luxury boutique hotel in Bournemouth is serious about luxury, passionate about sustainability.
The Green House is a beautifully restored, 32-bedroom Grade II Victorian villa, nestled between Dorset's golden beaches and the New Forest.
Dig a little deeper, however, and you'll discover that they eat, sleep and breathe sustainability.
Home to Arbor, their award-winning 2 rosette restaurant.
What makes a stay at The Green House unique?
The Green House have built their reputation on incredible attention to detail and all-round quality of service. As a TripAdvisor Platinum Green Leader, they are recognised as one of only a handful of establishments around the UK to have achieved the very highest environmental standards.
While they don't make a song and dance about it, it is there in everything they do, from the way they source their food and drink locally direct from ethical suppliers to their choice of furniture and fittings – the chairs in their meeting rooms started life as video games consoles!
And for celebrations, it's great to know you can spoil yourself without spoiling anything else.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Green House?
There are 32 bedrooms at the Green House all of which have been named after trees. All rooms are ensuite. The large and master double have a reclaimed Victorian roll top bath in the room itself. along with bathrobes. These rooms also can be twinned upon request.
Bedrooms are tastefully furnished and have a double bed, 32” LED flat screen TV, Bose sound dock on request, luxurious goose down duvets and crisp white organic bed linen. The bathrooms have natural stone basins, walk in showers and luxury toiletries. They include complimentary car parking, fiber broadband, still and sparkling water as well as freshly baked biscuits each day.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Bournemouth area?
The Green House is a 5-minute walk from the 8 mile stretch of beach which they highly recommend walking no matter what the weather. If shopping is your bag, then it is a brisk 10 minutes' walk to the town centre (all downhill).
The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum is a stone's throw from the hotel and worth a visit.
Should you wish to travel by car then a short drive to Sandbanks and across on the car ferry will take you to the National Trust's Knoll Beach. Continue a little further to Old Harry Rocks with breath-taking views of the Jurassic coastline.
There is a local vineyard close by, the hotel serves their wine in the bar.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
All guests have breakfast included and this is freshly cooked to order for each guest with a range of healthy choices or indulgent treats.
Arbor is their multiple award-winning 2 rosette restaurant. Head Chef Andy Hilton specialises in honest but imaginative seasonal cooking using local, organic, Fairtrade produce from treasured artisan suppliers
This restaurant is very popular with the locals for afternoon tea, dinner and Sunday lunch so please do book in advance, so you don't miss out.
There is a large range of high street and independent restaurants in Bournemouth town centre and the reception team will be happy to help you with bookings.
This is an urban hotel set in the leafy East Cliff of Bournemouth. The Green House is surrounded by trees and has a beautiful eco garden at the front of the hotel with a terrace that was built in 2018. Spend an hour or two with their house favourite cocktail, The Green House Botanical, in hand watching the squirrels scamper around or dine under their outdoor umbrella from the terrace menu. The beach is a 5 minute walk away and they can prepare picnic's for you to take with you if it is sand and sea you crave.
High speed wireless fibre internet is available throughout the hotel for free. There are Tesla and Type II car charging points which are free to use for paying guests.
A bar menu is available from 10am to 10pm. There is an outdoor wood fired pizza oven attached to the outdoor Green Hut which is ideal for private dining throughout the warmer days. They offer private dining for up to 70 in a private room and up to 100 for an evening reception if you are planning a big get-together.