Marsham Court Hotel invites couple battling cancer for Christmas

Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel will play Santa to a couple facing cancer this Christmas, gifting them for a four-night full board festive package with all the trimmings. The award-winning hotel in Russell-Cotes Road has joined a host of local businesses which have responded to Dorset Cancer Care Foundation’s (DCCF) Secret Santa appeal. The appeal, which launched this month (December), asked … Read More

Recruiters take on the role of ‘Secret Santa’ for families with cancer

Recruitment specialists at TeamJobs have taken on a new role – as a ‘Secret Santa’ for Dorset families facing cancer this Christmas. The award-winning Bournemouth and Poole company is among a host of local businesses which have donated to Dorset Cancer Care Foundation’s (DCCF), Secret Santa appeal. The appeal, which launched this month (December), is asking for donations to enable … Read More

They all want Chef Tony’s figgy pudding!

Chef Tony Shepard retired from Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel last year after 30 years in the job. But the 65-year-old was happy to pop back in this month and cook up a batch of his ‘secret recipe’ Christmas puddings. Tony (pictured) joined the Marsham Court in Russell-Cotes Road as Head Chef, 31 years ago, when it was owned by the … Read More

Hotelier and celebrities urge more local companies to Say Yes to SEN

Rosie Wallace, the MD of the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth is urging other businesses to join her in helping people with special educational needs into work. Last month (October 13, 2017) the Marsham Court hosted leaders from over 100 local businesses for Say Yes to SEN, a special event to highlight the many benefits of employing people with Special Educational … Read More

One of Bournemouth’s last family hotels welcomes three new managers

Bournemouth’s multi award-winning Marsham Court Hotel is celebrating 30 years of continuous ownership and three new guest managers. One of the popular coastal resort’s last remaining, family run hotels, the Marsham Court was bought by the late Jennie Deavin and her first husband Chris Dixon-Box in 1987 and is now run by their three children. Managing director Rosie Wallace, said: … Read More

Marsham Court Hotel looks to add to its ‘silverware’

The Marsham Court Hotel has booked itself into the finals of both the Dorset Tourism Awards and the Dorset Business Awards (DBAs). One of the last family-run hotels in Bournemouth, the Marsham Court is a contender for the title of Large Hotel of the Year at the Dorset Tourism Awards 2017 and for both the Family Business and Business Leader … Read More

Marsham Court Hotel marks 30 years as family business

One of Bournemouth’s last remaining family-run hotels has marked 30 years in business, with its late owner still ‘calling the shots’.   More than 160 family members, hotel guests, staff and suppliers attended the celebrations at the Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road, enjoying a three-course meal, music and entertainment. The 87-bedroom hotel has welcomed over a million guests through … Read More

Hotels raise £3590 with giant ‘net a duck’ party

People flocked to Bournemouth’s Cumberland Hotel on Sunday (September 17) to see 800 rubber ducks floating in its outdoor pool. The ducks – and visitors – were there for a charity ‘Net a Duck’ event with a difference. Each of the ducks was numbered and scooped its winner a prize, ranging from tickets to an attraction, to a top hotel … Read More

New restaurant manager is taking the job in his stride

Bournemouth’s award winning Marsham Court Hotel has a new restaurant manager. The hotel, in Russell-Cotes Road, has been family run for 29 years and was named Large Hotel of the Year at the Bournemouth Tourism Awards 2016. Peter Stafford’s new role sees him overseeing the running of the 87-bedroom hotel’s silver service restaurant. He said: “I love meeting all sorts … Read More

Hotels announce record breaking ‘Net a Duck’ event for charity

Bournemouth’s Cumberland and Marsham Court Hotels have come up with a totally quackers charity event. On September 17, The Cumberland’s outdoor swimming pool will be filled with 950 rubber ducks – ready for the ‘World’s Biggest Net a Duck’ event. Each duck will be numbered and will win whoever nets it a prize, ranging from a day out, to a … Read More