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The Chocolate Box Hotel

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely little B&B, perfect location for town centre and Bournemouth International Centre. We stayed for one night after a concert at the BIC and could not fault it. Staff were lovely and rooms were clean, quiet and nicely decorated. Breakfast was freshly cooked to order, with a nice selection of cereal, fruit juice and cakes to chose from. Again, staff...

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely hotel, good value, warm welcome upon arrival,helpful friendly staff, we travel a lot and stay in a lot of hotels and I can say it's one of the most comfortable beds I've slept in, would highly recommend to stay at this hotel. Chocolates in room a lovely touch!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped over in Bournemouth for one night here and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The room was spacious, well equipped and very well decorated to the purple and chocolate theme. The bed in particular was incredibly spacious and comfortable. Good location near the town centre and beach, very friendly staff and a great breakfast in the morning. Would love to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely comfortable room, clean and inviting. Friendly staff and a varied choice for breakfast, including delicious chocolate pancakes! Well positioned close to town centre,restaurants and of course the beach.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value for money, central location for beach, restaurants and shops. wonderful friendly, efficient staff and a fantastic selection at breakfast which even included freshly baked banana cake! Will definitely be returning. The help yourself chocolate was a really nice touch too!

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for Saturday and Sunday. Everybody was very helpful; the room was reconfigured when we queried why we had a double and a [much less comfortable] single and the beds were very comfortable indeed. We were at the top of the hotel - just as well as the free chocolate beans in reception might have proved way too more-ish!...

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at the Chocolate Box. Extremely comfortable bed with luxurious bedding, well appointed, if somewhat small (room 12) bathroom. Excellent breakfast with plenty of variety, really set us up for the day. Hotels proximity to the beach and shopping was good, car parking in Bournemouth is challenging so being able to park at the hotel is...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy and friendly accommodation, very clean with rooms very big compared to normal size. It is close to the beach, just at walking distance. Breakfast at the top namely if you are a chocolate lover, be careful of becoming choco-addicted

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arriving at the hotel there appeared to be no parking but we were soon accommodated by the super friendly B&B staff called Flo who sorted us a space. He showed us around and carried our luggage up to to the room and provided me with the ironing board and iron I had requested. We had a room that had...

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Lee-on-the-Solent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to stay just a stones throw away from the BIC. Lovely friendly staff with comfortable stylish rooms. Nice little touches with truffles in room and free chocolate buttons by reception. Fantastic breakfast, would highly recommend!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
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: €62 - €144 (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
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