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Marlins

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2 West Cliff Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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Rating summary
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A really lovely overnight stay in a spotlessly clean room and hotel. Everything was well thought out to make your stay very pleasant and comfortable. Made to feel very welcome by the lovely owners and to top it all, served a delicious, perfectly cooked breakfast in the morning. Will recommend and return. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just had a lovely stay at The Marlins in Bournemouth. The people that run it are lovely and friendly as well as very helpful, welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. Had a lovely breakfast while sitting by the window in the bright, clean dining room. The bedroom was lovely, big, smelt nice and fresh and all was spotlessly clean. Everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Only stayed one night, very enjoyable experience. The family room is large and airy. Very clean and well decorated. Fantastic host, very helpful and pleasant. The breakfast was freshly cooked to order and delicious. Very satisfied and should we ever need to stay in Bournemouth again Marlins would be our first choice.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Marlin's was an excellent B&B. We spent two delightful days. It is everything that you would want. It is clean, the room was a great size & spotless (TV, tea/coffee making facilities and free Wifi!) & extra pillows/blankets, just in case! The staff are very pleasant and most helpful - nothing is too much trouble. Breakfast was freshly made and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just stayed one night this weekend , I was welcomed by one of the staff at the door . I was showed to my room , which was really clean and fresh looking . The bed was very comfortable . There were all the usual extras available in the room , soap , shampoo/ shower gel , tea... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for one night as we were going to see a show at the BIC. Great location for this venue. Asked for a recommendation for a local restaurant and was invited to try the Cliff Top. Fantastic meal and just a few doors away from the hotel. We had a lovely nights sleep in a very comfortable bed, the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a lovely two days in Bournemouth and am delighted with the choice of hotel in Marlins. The staff were very welcoming and went out of their way to help. The room was spotless, had plenty of character and we really enjoyed the breakfast (eggs were spot on!!). The location was very convenient, close to the centre but far... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pedantic management, made the rules up as they went along, changed breakfast times without telling anyone. Rooms were cold, Decor like an old folks home. All a bit Geoffrey! Better places elsewhere.

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Marlins08, Owner at Marlins, responded to this review

I can only guess what the reviewers motives are for this review, the primary purpose seems to be to damage our reputation, I think their comments say more about the reviewer than they do about Marlins and I suspect they have been written with malicious intent. Suffice to say I will not be dignifying their comments by defending these unfounded... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned after having a three night break at this hotel. It was definetely a good choice of hotel from the lovely clean room to excellent bed linen and a superb breakfast which was cooked to perfection. Our compliments to perfect hosts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Marlins for one night as we were in town for a concert. It's superbly placed for the BIC and only a 5 minute walk from the centre of Bournemouth. It has plenty of parking which is great. We were in room 2 which was very quiet despite being near the front door. We've stayed in a lot of... More 

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