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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic hotel, with comfy beds and fantastic staff! I was made to feel so welcome during my stay! The breakfast is fantastic, with so much choice and very tasty! Fab location literally a stones throw away from the beach, and a two minute walk and your in the centre of town! Next time I come back I am going...

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location near to the pavilion theatre and some nice bars. Very friendly staff and extremely comfortable room, we had no 3. Breakfast was busy so had a 10 min wait for a table but worth the wait, freshly cooked breakfast plus unlimited tea, coffee and juice. If we go back to Bournemouth we would stay here again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can honestly say I had a great stay at The Chocolate Box B n B- the breakfast was incredible and I am very picky when it comes to a good full English!! The staff were so polite and could not be more helpful to me and my husband when we stayed. The rooms were very nice and extremely comfortable...

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Thank Anniekidner
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading all the positive reviews I was really looking forward to staying here. However I left feeling disappointed and, unfortunately, would not stay again. The positives are the chocolate theming (nice touches like chocolate drops and truffles) and location, which is very convenient for the BIC and Pavilion. Our room was clean and comfortable, although the shower looked very...

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1Thank MrsS91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Newly refurbished. Clean and tidy B&B. Nothing is too much for the staff all you need to do it ask. Good breakfast. Help yourself to chocolate in communal areas and truffkes also in your room -yum! Room was compact but had everything we needed, new carpets and freshly painted. Would definitely stay again.

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Thank Sharon H
Knebworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly, comfortable hotel. Staff could not be more pleasant and went out of their way to be helpful. Clean, pleasant room room with huge comfortable bed, tea, coffee and hot chocolate provided as well as a jar of delicious chocolate truffles. If that were not enough, a bowl of chocolate drops available to help yourself in the reception area!...

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Thank 42vintage
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, booked 2 rooms for 2 nights, both rooms were very clean, and of a good size. As everyone else has mentioned, the chocolate waffle breakfast was great as is the classic English. Bournemouth beach and pier, around the corner 5 mins walk down hill. Free small car park, i had no problems, but think in peak summer, there...

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Thank robert r
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night whilst attending a show at Bournemouth International Centre (5 minute walk away) and throughly enjoyed our stay xx We stayed in room 2 on the ground floor opposite reception and were surprised how quiet it was - we hardly heard any noise at all from people coming in or out xx The room was a...

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Thank Ans I
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the free chocolates in reception were arealky nice touch. Our room was a good size and clean the bathroom was incredibly small but was clean and useable. The location was good as it was a short walk to the town and the beach would definitely return...

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Thank misshlwood
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Truly fantastic stay... Lovely rooms and great breakfast,superb staff Great location..went to Tiien Thai for dinner which was just round the corner which was also great Highly recommend both Thanks Chocolate box hotel

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marlins is a 4 Star guest house located within a short walk of the Conference centre (BIC), beach and town centre. We offer free off street parking although at busy times this may mean you will have to double park and leave your keys with us. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness, each room is inspected daily by the owners to ensure the highest standards are maintained. We will do everything possible to make sure that your stay with us is an enjoyable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chocolate Box Hotel

Address: 2 West Cliff Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England (Formerly Marlins)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: ₹ 4,560 - ₹ 9,801 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chocolate Box Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
The Chocolate Box Hotel Bournemouth, Dorset
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“Great triple room x”
 of 5 bubbles 197tarab, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift and lots of stairs so stay on ground floor if unfit!”
 of 5 bubbles L814UZsarahl, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“cheap excellent small car park”
 of 5 bubbles chrissweetsandcrisps, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 7 the Family Room - it was well appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 695philm, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 5 which overlooked the road but did not find traffic noise loud enough to be a problem”
 of 5 bubbles 42vintage, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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