Wave Hotel : Butlins Bognor Regis…

Last year in the Summer Holidays we had a family a break to Butlins in Bognor Regis. We stayed in the apartments, which were opposite the Wave Hotel.

When we left the apartment, we often remarked how lovely the Hotel looked. We mentioned to each other how nice it would be to stay there. Little did I know, months after our break, I would become a Butlins Ambassador, having the chance to stay in the hotel.

How lucky are we!?!

Here is a video I made of the Wave Hotel…


A bit about the Wave Hotel From The Official Guide:


The Wave Hotel is perfect for families with older children where you can choose from rooms with sea views and balconies to get the most out of your stay.

There’s an interactive games port and kindle & DVD library as well as a cafΓ© and lounge area so lots of space for independence in a safe and secure environment.

A stay in our Wave Hotel is excellent value for money and guests can also enjoy a few exclusive perks such as extra live show performances and Splash Waterworld sessions.

Our Journey To Butlins:


We started our journey down to Bognor Regis by Train from Nottingham. This way we all got to enjoy our break from the moment we left home. No having to drive for my Husband. He could sit back and enjoy his journey too. From Bognor Train Station it is only a 5 to 10 minutes walk to Butlins. Although we had to walk fast as it was raining when we arrived.

Arrival time:

Bank Holiday Monday 2 pm in the rain was not the best time to arrive. It was really busy for the check in, taking 40 minutes to get the keys. The staff, however, were very friendly and helpful. They explained the main attractions on site. Giving us tickets for some exclusive performances of the best shows. Once we got the keys we rushed up to the third floor to our room. Phew, 5 minutes rest before the kids wanted to explore.

Opening the door I first noticed how nice and bright everything was. Everything lovingly arranged, Elephant towels, bright yellow wardrobes, and a super cool underwater themed children’s room. Wow.

Having a party of 5, 3 adults 2 children (my 2nd eldest son is now 17) we had interlocking rooms. Plenty of space was lovely. My youngest 2 had their pick of beds. Rather than fighting over their favourite. A nice change.!

The children’s room is amazing. With an underwater theme, cool bunk beds TVs at the bottom of each bed. 

They really are so much fun, even mum had to try the bunk beds out!!

What’s included:

  • Kindles available at reception to hire.
  • The Games Port, a light and airy 21st Century games room where you and your family can play each other at all the latest interactive games.
  • iPod input available at front of TVs.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Priority booking for our newest Premium Dining restaurant – the Deck
  • Light and airy Soho Coffee Co. cafΓ©.
  • 24 hour dedicated reception team.
  • Hotel parking with overflow car park if full.
  • Accessible rooms available.

The lift is cool, carrying on the underwater theme. Fun tune plays, such as the Jaws theme and the song Octopus’s Garden.


The children really loved the Game port room. Which is full of interactive and fun games. Such as 3DS Wii PS3 etc. They also had four Apple Macs perfect for checking my blog!!

The beautiful view from our balcony. Overlooking the apartment we stayed in last year too, how ironic!?! A perfect view to see when the dining rooms are open. The iconic Skyline pavilion too.  

Thins I Liked In The Wave Hotel:

  • The Hotel is of a high standard. 
  • Daily maid service.
  • 24 hours reception.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Nice bar area.


Everything you would imagine from a top city center Hotel, in a location you would not expect…

We are proud to be part of the Butlins Ambassador program where we got to choose a 4-night stay in the Wave hotel and review our time here.

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15 Comments

  1. Kezzie
    June 5, 2014 / 7:25 am

    That sounds SUCH a cool place!!! Brilliant room for the kids and secure because you were interlocking!! What was the breakfast like? X

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 10, 2014 / 8:48 am

      Aww thanks Kezzie, the breakfast was amazing, self service, as much as you like. Freshly made omelets, cooked breakfast, cereals, fruit, yoghurt, Danish cakes.. I am just writing my review. We picked The Deck restaurant to eat at πŸ™‚

  2. Please may I?
    June 5, 2014 / 11:34 am

    Sounds a great place for a family holiday. And those rooms look amazing!X x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:19 am

      Thanks, we had a great time πŸ™‚

  3. Tamar SB
    June 5, 2014 / 1:35 pm

    What a awesome place!! Love the towel animals!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:20 am

      Thanks Tamar, I know.. how sweet are these πŸ™‚

  4. Lana L.
    June 6, 2014 / 1:12 am

    How fun! Looks like a great place for a family getaway!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:20 am

      Thanks, we love it at Butlins πŸ™‚

  5. Debbie Stinedurf
    June 6, 2014 / 2:27 am

    The kids beds are sooo…cool! I want my bedroom to look like that!Debbiewww.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:21 am

      Thanks Debbie, I would too πŸ™‚

  6. Emma Iannarilli
    June 6, 2014 / 9:08 am

    My little boy would love that bedroom, we go to Minehead a lot so will aim to stay in the hotel next time.#Welcometotheweekend

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:21 am

      Thanks Emma, we love Minehead too πŸ™‚

  7. First Time Mummy
    June 6, 2014 / 9:48 am

    I have never been to Butlins but the bedrooms look fab! Once my boy arrives and gets a bit older we'll have to go! #welcometotheweekend (this is my first bloghop-is that the right hashtag?!)

    • Clairejustine oxox
      June 8, 2014 / 10:22 am

      Aww great, thanks for linking up πŸ™‚ yes it is …fab πŸ™‚

  8. Clairejustine oxox
    June 8, 2014 / 10:19 am

    Thanks, we had a great time πŸ™‚

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