Nautical charm, chic contemporary design and entrancing river views combine to make Captain’s Club Hotel and Spa in Christchurch a favourite waterside retreat. Set on the banks of the River Stour near the heart of Christchurch, every bedroom in this stunning hotel and spa offers sublime views of the river. Rooms are spacious and the stylish décor is light and airy. In addition to the State Rooms, there’s a selection of two or three bedroom luxury serviced apartments. These are also located in the main part of the hotel and each offers river view, two bathrooms and separate kitchen/living lounge area, so don’t hesitate to bring along family or friends – or indeed pets, as dog-friendly suites are also available. All rooms are fully equipped with LCD TVs, DVD players, free Wi-Fi, Nespresso machines, lifts to all floors and 24 hour room service. The 2 AA Rosette-winning cuisine in Tides Restaurant garners raves from hotel guests and locals alike. Chef Andrew Gault sources the finest seasonal and local ingredients, inventively prepared and perfectly executed. Recent dishes have included whole roast sea bream with seaweed butter, bok choi chilli and roast belly of rolled pork, spring cabbage, rhubarb, apple ginger, pork crackling crumb and red wine jus. In warm weather, the party at Captain's Club Hotel Spa in Christchurch moves outside to the Tanqueray 10 Terrace, where relaxing with a perfect gin and tonic is highly recommended, as are the sophisticated cocktails served up by expert mixologists in the bar. The spa is another unmissable feature of your stay. Soak in the Infinity hydrotherapy pool, relax in the sauna and consider a bit of pampering with one (or more) of the signature Aromatherapy Associates; Caudalie treatments on offer. For exploring the local area, Captain's Club Hotel & Spa in Christchurch is a short stroll to the galleries and boutiques of Christchurch Quay, plus lively Bournemouth is only ten minutes away. There’s also a good selection of nearby beaches, and for a suitably nautical adventure, guests also have access to the hotel’s boating offerings - perfect for champagne celebrations and outings along the River Stour.