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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   2 West Cliff Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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Marlins
Ranked #10 of 150 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic stay at Marlins, four nights weektime. Room was well appointed and spotless. The Full English Breakfast was exceptional, to the extent that we didn't consider any of the other options! As we hadn't stayed in Bournemouth before the advice on the local area that Neil provided was very handy. Looking forward to a return visit.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great week in Bournemouth. Great location as you can walk to the beach, gardens and town within 5-10 minutes. Great choice of breakfast always cooked to perfection. Always happy to advise on what to see and where to eat etc. Family room is great as plenty of room and the whole place is spotlessly clean. Don't miss the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely stay here, hosts were great and very friendly, food was brilliant-both the choice and taste! Room was more than enough given the price, only fault is I found the mattress a little hard but that's personal preference, didn't bother my friend. Thoroughly recommend here!

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Ely, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my husband stayed here for a short break in August. The hosts were expectionally charming and welcoming with handy tips and hints about the local area. Our room was compact but provided everything we needed as well as being quiet and comfortable. The hotel is located very centrally and is within easy walking distance of both the town... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from an excellent few days in Bournemouth. Michael and Neil run an excellent hotel, clean comfortable rooms, bar lounge, excellent breakfast. Great value Free WiFi, free parking for all rooms

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Zürich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi neil and michael. Would like to thankyou for everything. Great bed and breakfast, breakfast freshly cooked to perfection. Super location, near beach and town center. Rooms good size and very clean and comfortable. Been staying at the marlins for more than 5 years and wouldnt stay anywhere else!. See you both soon. Kind regards to you both, michellr

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked into Marlins for a 4 night min break and were not disappointed. This is a lovely little hotel and we were made to feel welcome from the moment we walked in the front door. The room was comfortable, spacious and very clean. The breakfast was excellent. Fruit juice and cereal or yogurt to start and the best tasting... More

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Bicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent last year, Excellent this year, can't wait until next year to make it three in a row. The water babes thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Our hosts were very friendly hotel clean and tidy breakfast was great.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have stayed at Marlins. We had a wonderful stay. The owners are very friendly and welcoming. The hotel is exceptionally clean and comfortable and the breakfast is of the highest quality. The hotel is within walking distance of the beach and town centre. We would definitely recommend a stay at Marlins.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed here twice in the past month, great place, well located for the town and beach, we're vegan and breakfast was great too, rooms very clean and tidy, friendly and helpful staff, overall just a great place to stay and enjoy bournemouth will definitely stay again and thoroughly recommended! Should be no1!!

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Address: 2 West Cliff Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Marlins 3*
Also Known As:
Marlins Hotel Bournemouth

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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 and wireless internet access. 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 
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