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The Chocolate Box Hotel

TravelocityUS$ 85*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 21 November 2011

Our second visit to Marlins. Just as spotlessly clean, quiet and friendly. Why go anywhere else when in Bournemouth ?

1Thank Aljo_T160
devon uk
Reviewed 20 November 2011

Stayed here on two occasions with friends on business trips. Both visits have been great. Great location, spotlessly clean, wonderful breakfast & a lovely warm welcome. Would highly recommend.

1Thank barb87
Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Stayed here for nephew's graduation. The welcome was very friendly and easy-going - Neil took everything in his stride (arrived early, had loads of questions, but he gave us all the time we needed). The hotel is ideally located for everything in Bournemouth - BIC, seafront, gardens, shops. It's a very FRIENDLY hotel, warm, comfortable. The rooms are well furnished,...

1Thank Datagrid
Woodbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Booked a very last minute room at Marlins due to an unexpected change of work location. Neil was very helpful and kindly offered to extend check-in hours as he knew I was travelling from London. The room itself was a good size and came with all the usual amenities including kettle, hairdryer, fresh towels and shower gels etc. for use...

1Thank kevsej
Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Great location, just 2 Min from BIC. Our room was no.1 with a view of the small courtyard garden. Small but well furnished. Bathroom bright and modern. Breakfast was well cooked and presented. Vegetarian option good. This is a small, friendly and well run hotel in a great position. Can't fault it and why would we want to. Would definitely...

1Thank JPF15072011
Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We stayed two nights. The hotel location was ideal, close to the beach, restaurants and town. The room was very nicely decorated and everywhere was very clean and tidy. Breakfast was great. We were made to feel very welcome and would want to stay again next time we visit Bournemouth

Thank De L
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We have stayed at Marlins before as it is in a great location in Bournemouth as everything is within walking distance. Rooms are always lovely and cosy and you are always greeted with a smile and made to feel really welcome. Breakfasts are always great and the atmosphere is very relaxed. On visiting Bournemouth would always choose Marlins as my...

Thank JulesMilll
windsor, berks, england
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I booked 4 rooms with 2 weeks notice for work colleagues, and was very pleasantly surprised , we were able to check in early, a great help, the room decor and amenities were more than adequate for our 2 night stay.Sufficient breakfast to suit all. We all said how pleased we were and are planning to return for a pleasure...

Thank pgidds
Reviewed 15 October 2011

Stayed one night on business, ample parking, friendly helpful welcome on arrival, nice clean room with tea and coffee making facilities. Free Wifi was an added bonus. Breakfast room is light and airy with a great Full English! Nice rear courtyard

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2011

Booked last minute, but not before checking it out on tripadvisor!!! Hotel is in a good location not far from the Beach and Town. On arrival Neil came out to greet us, took our bags up to our room. Room was a nice size and very clean, furniture a bit dated but served its purpose. Plenty of hangers in the...

Thank cubanbreeze
Marlins08, Owner at The Chocolate Box Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased these ladies enjoyed their weekend with us. We are sorry the shower proved a little erratic, this was caused by an airlock which we quickly managed to resolve.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chocolate Box 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 (which is first come, first serve) 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 owner 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, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England (Formerly Marlins)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: ₹ 4,522 - ₹ 11,304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Chocolate Box Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
The Chocolate Box Hotel Bournemouth, Dorset
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“Rooms at the back would be quieter.”
borisw366, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room and didn't feel at all cramped in. There was loads of room for us all and our things.”
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“Don't visit!”
132SamA, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great triple room x”
197tarab, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift and lots of stairs so stay on ground floor if unfit!”
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