The Christchurch Harbour Hotel in Dorset, previously the Avonmouth Hotel, will unveil the completion of its dramatic extension and refurbishment on 1 December 2008. This newly renovated hotel is part of the Harbour Hotels Groups Christchurch portfolio, which also includes the Kings Hotel in Christchurch town centre.The beautiful Grade II listed hotel has recently been renovated to reveal an exceptionally sophisticated and tranquil harbour side retreat boasting breath-taking views across Christchurchs Mudeford Quay.One of the most impressive and spectacular additions is the new state-of-the-art Harbour Spa and swimming pool. The luxury spa uses Espa and Guinot products and boasts an array of treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, salt grotto and hydro therapy pool.
Other new facilities include a beautiful waterside terrace and a cinema room with Nintendo Wii to keep the children entertained.Rhodes South, the new Gary Rhodes restaurant, will open in November in the hotel grounds. The contemporary dining room is uniquely perched on the harbours edge, and opens following the success of the Kings Rhodes brasserie, which opened at the Christchurch Harbour Hotels sister hotel, the Kings, in August 2008.With brand new and impeccably furnished bedrooms and suites, sumptuous food and excellent facilities all set in the most stunning of surroundings, the Christchurch Harbour Hotel is the ideal getaway for both families and couples searching for peace, quiet and indulgence. The unique location and superb standard of service make the hotel the perfect place to mark a special occasion, celebrate a wedding or even host a business meeting.
Families looking to explore this area of extraordinary natural beauty will be spoilt for choice for activities and adventure, whether its fishing, walking or boating; the hotel can organise it all.Beautiful BedroomsThe hotel has 47 newly refurbished bedrooms offering a choice of bronze, silver or gold double rooms. By employing the finest materials, in keeping with the hotels Georgian heritage, the finished rooms exude style and comfort. Every room is fitted with all modern facilities and many provide stunning panoramic views across Christchurch harbour and beyond.
There are a number of rooms with their own private terraces looking out across the harbour.Destination DiningThe lounge and bar area has undergone stylish modernisation to create the Orangery and Terrace a stunning place to enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch or evening aperitif whilst taking in the mesmerising views out to sea. From the glistening chandeliers to sumptuous colour scheme, the traditional character remains but with a modern twist. The grounds of the Christchurch Harbour Hotel will offer a new and exciting dining experience as of 22 November.
On the harbours edge Rhodes South combines classic British cuisine with a French influence set in a unique custom built carbon positive environment, which is a UK first.Relax and Re-chargeThe state-of-the-art spa at Christchurch Harbour Hotel is staffed by highly qualified professionals offering a large range of treatments from hot stones therapy to age defying facials. In addition to the treatment rooms the spa has an indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room and gymnasium making it the ideal retreat for a quick pick-me-up or longer pampering session.
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