Dance Holidays at Durley Dean – Bournemouth, Dorset


The recently refurbished Durley Dean Hotel is an historic Victorian townhouse hotel situated close to the beaches of Bournemouth, one of the most popular holiday destinations on the south coast of England.

The Durley Dean Hotel offers a range of bedrooms to choose from including executive, standard, twin and spacious family rooms which offer a comfortable sofa bed.

Since 2008, the hotel has benefited from £3.6 million of refurbishment.

Car Parking

Please be advised from the 1 October 2016 the car park will become a paid car park for a fee of £10.00 per night. The checkout time for the car park on your last day will be midday, or further charges will apply. In order to receive this discount, please pay at the hotel reception on arrival, informing them of your registration number. Failure to do so will result in a parking fine.

Ballroom

  • New Dance Floor
  • A Newly installed Harlequin Sprung Dancefloor (2014)
  • State- of- the art adjustable lighting systems.

Spa & Leisure Facilities

After a long day, relax in the heated indoor swimming pool or enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the sauna and steam room.

Alternatively if you want to tone up or get your blood pumping before you head out for the day, pop into our fantastic gym which has been recently renovated. The fantastic leisure facilities are at the disposal of all our guests and we encourage you to take advantage of our fantastic spa and leisure facilities during your stay with us!

Restaurant & Bar

Relaxed dining is available in No.28 Restaurant offering a range of British cuisine sourced from local producers and suppliers, where possible.

Snacks and refreshments are served throughout the day in the lounge bar.

Testimonials

Great tuition Excellent evening dances great music everyone friendly .A very enjoyable dance break.

— Susan George

As always the whole holiday was enjoyable, due the work put in by Carol and Paul. The tuition was excellent and Fernando and Stania were very good and very patient. Will certainly be booking again.

— Ken Ward

Tuition was very well delivered - relaxed and friendly. Good music for dancing and we liked the mix of ballroom/Latin and sequence.

— Phyllis King

Having trained teachers and assessors in the past I was very happy. The subject was well introduced. The parts were well broken down into easily teachable sections with each section introduced by a demo and finished with a demo. Final section was well rounded off with emphasis on key points, extra detail and of course a well summarised demo of individual steps, slow walk through and full speed demo.

— Graham Martin

The dance tutors are excellent, and add a dimension to dancing that you would not learn at normal classes

— Tony Collins

Following our recent break with Dancebreaks, my wife Vera, and I would like to express our gratitude for the hard work, you both carry out, organising a delightful break. We are new to dancing (less than a year) and decided to 'have a go' at the event, although we were a bit apprehensive as what to expect, with regards to the quality of dancing. Vera and I considered the accommodation, the food, the spa facilities, and the teaching by the professionals to be a great value; the three evenings of dancing was an added bonus with a large group of welcoming, helpful and like-minded couples. We have been so pleased with the event, we have already paid our deposit for December 2018. Keep up the great work ? David & Vera Ray Dec 2017

— David & Vera Ray

Just come back from a perfect weekend with Paul and Carole at the Durley Dean Bournemouth. Hotel Great, Food really Good and the Dancing and Tuition Run by Paul and Carole was really Good. If you are a Teacher looking for a nice weekend away with your pupils I recommend this. Ken Redford. Burgess Hill Dance Club.

— Ken Redford

We enjoyed the weekend very much. I have already been asked to organise a similar trip in 2018. Please send me your 2018 brochure. I will get in touch soon after Christmas to make a provisional booking. We all thought that all dance related matters were run very well and we enjoyed the demonstration of the Argentine Tango. Some of us wish we had the body shape to do the dance justice! In particular I would like to complement you on the choice of music and the balance between ballroom and sequence. You promised this would not be an issue and you were as good as your word. For the most part we found the hotel excellent. The service from the staff was exceptional and the food was excellent especially taking into account the fact that there were so many diners. A well run weekend with a good dance floor. Excellent value for money. We will come back. Basil 2017

— Basil Larkins

Thank you both for a fantastic and very enjoyable dance break this last weekend. It has to rate as one of the best we’ve been on. We have been to the Piccadilly Hotel and the Wessex Hotel in Bournemouth over the years and also to Eastbourne but this was certainly one of the best. The number was just right for the size of the hall and the music was brilliant!! You certainly know how to have fun. Thank you, we’ll definitely be booking again. Richard 2017

— Richard

 

Hotel Website

 

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Address 28 West Cliff Road Bournemouth Dorset BH2 5HE United Kingdom

Holidays at This Hotel

September 2019

Sep : 6th - 9th (Fri - Mon)
Summer Ball Weekend

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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October 2019

Oct : 11th - 14th (Fri - Mon)
Autumn Ball Weekend with Optional Waltz Tuition, Ryan & Olesia

  • Tuition With Ryan & Olesia

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Optional Waltz tuition with Ryan and Olesia

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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November 2019

Nov : 8th - 11th (Fri - Mon)
Black and White Ball Weekend, Opt Argentine Tango Tuition, Cabaret, Fernando & Stania

  • Tuition With Fernando & Stania

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Optional Argentine Tango Tuition with Fernando & Stania

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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Nov : 15th - 18th (Fri - Mon)
Formal Ball Weekend

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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Nov : 22nd - 25th (Fri - Mon)
Winter Gala Ball Weekend

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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December 2019

Dec : 9th - 13th (Mon - Fri)
Festive Frolics Midweek Break

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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Dec : 27th - 30th (Fri - Mon)
Twixt Christmas Weekend

What’s Included

Ballroom, Latin & Popular Sequence Dancing * Dinner and B&B * Sherry Reception * Formal Ball * Hosted by Paul & Carole Eden with the renowned Eden Nights music collection

Overnight parking charge £10 per night

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