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Special Interest - Christmas

Christmas at the Hermitage Hotel QQQQ

Bournemouth, England

Christmas at the Hermitage Hotel

Bournemouth, England

2 passengers
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Enjoy a festive break in Bournemouth

Celebrate Christmas in style on this UK holiday to 4-star Hermitage Hotel, with free time to explore Bournemouth's attractions – from the lively bars and restaurants to the adjacent pleasure gardens, Christmas Tree Wonderland, and Victorian pier. Plus enjoy AA Rosette quality dining at the Hardy’s Restaurant, and perhaps splash out on festive cocktails at the NEO lounge bar.

Your stay begins with a welcome drinks reception and dinner. On Christmas Eve you have the day to perhaps explore this charming seaside resort or relax in the warmth of the hotel, with dinner and entertainment this evening. Celebrate Christmas Day with a traditional lunch, afternoon tea and mince pies or Christmas cake, plus dinner and more entertainment. You can blow the cobwebs away on Boxing Day with an included one-hour guided tour of Buckler’s Hard a fascinating shipbuilding village on the Beaulieu River where vessels which fought in the Battle of Trafalgar were created. Enjoy a final evening of entertainment before heading home after breakfast the next day.


Bed4 nights at your hotel

Dinner plateAll breakfasts, lunches and dinners including Christmas day dinner with all the trimmings

PersonDedicated Saga Host


  • Welcome drink
  • Cancellation rights
  • Four nights of live entertainment
  • Porterage at your hotel

MapIncluded excursion

  • Buckler’s Hard visit and tour


The Hermitage Hotel, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK BH2 5AH


The 4-star Hermitage Hotel occupies one of the best hotel locations in Bournemouth, directly in front of the iconic pier.


All 76 traditional bedrooms have a flat-screen television, hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Saga guests stay in standard rooms with inland views (upgrades to sea view, superior, superior sea view and suites available on request). The hotel has a lift, and some rooms are located on the ground floor.

Flat-screen television
Tea coffee making facilities

Food and Drink

All meals will be served in the hotel's Hardy’s Restaurant, awarded an AA Rosette and using local and sustainable ingredients. The NEO restaurant (a la carte and at an additional charge) features a modern lounge bar serving over 40 gins and with an extensive cocktail menu.

Hermitage Hotel, Bournemouth
Hardy’s Restaurant, Hermitage Hotel
The modern lounge bar
Enjoy tea and coffee in the room


Buckler’s Hard visit and tour

On the banks of the Beaulieu River, in the heart of the New Forest, you will find the peaceful haven of Buckler's Hard. On an included half-day excursion you will uncover the history of this unique 18th-century shipbuilding village in the Maritime Museum and join a tour to learn the Buckler's Hard Story. Originally founded as a free port for the trading of sugar, Buckler’s Hard actually flourished as a naval shipbuilding centre and has become famous for building warships for Nelson’s Navy, including three vessels that took part in the Battle of Trafalgar.

Visit the Maritime Museum and Buckler’s Hard Story to follow the development of this fascinating village, the story of its ships, and the residents who lived and worked here, perhaps take a step inside a historic shipwright's cottage, or simply amble down the high street to watch the boats sailing by on the idyllic Beaulieu River.

Half day
Bucklers Hard in the New Forest, England
  • Included on 4 nights itinerary

Christmas at the Hermitage Hotel

Bournemouth, England

2 passengers
Christmas at the Hermitage Hotel QQQQ

Bournemouth, England