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    The Chocolate Box Hotel

    2 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    “marlins hotel” (59 reviews)
    “b b” (110 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Breakfast included
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 751 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed in room 2. Very quiet despite the location almost next to the BIC. Great branding with chocolate everything, I jokingly asked for chocolate bacon for breakfast which was duly supplied....and it was good! The owners and staff are warm friendly and totally engaged. The...More

    Thank Robin S
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We booked here for one night as we were going to see Mickey Flanagan at the BIC. We were impressed with the past reviews & the location. Upon arrival we managed to get the last parking space & were told that there was a camera...More

    Thank TheThreeTravellers
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the outside doesn't look much ..... But don't let this put you off beautiful hotel Really friendly service from all the staff we meet Rooms big and comfortable big beds . Chocolate on offer in the lobby and free truffle & biscuits in your...More

    Thank Maxted1
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is the second time we have stayed at the Chocolate Box. Excellent experience, very friendly and helpful staff. Great location. I would highly recommend to any visitors to Bournemouth. My partner who is 6'4" would advise, that if you are tall and wish to...More

    Thank Alibongo380
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We arrived in the worst weather you can imagine but were greeted by very friendly staff and gorgeous chocolate which really cheered us up. Great location for the beach and all the food places. Our room was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. Huge...More

    Thank trudieaston
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$ 74 - US$ 162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Dorset >
    • Bournemouth
    • Also Known As
    • Marlins Hotel Bournemouth ,
    • The Chocolate Box Hotel Bournemouth, Dorset
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    Andrew L
    1 November 2016|
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    Response from Amanda F | Reviewed this property |
    Oh dear sorry I didn't see yr Q until now. Too late but limited space as you probably have found out!
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    deefletch
    2 July 2016|
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    Response from GLloyd303 | Reviewed this property |
    Best to phone and check:-)
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    Peter B
    10 April 2015|
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    Response from Marlins08 | Property representative |
    Hello, We don't have bays marked specifically for disabled parking but we do guarantee a parking space for all guests
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