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2 West Cliff Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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Ranked #11 of 146 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
NMPCC100 London, United Kingdom
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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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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently spent three nights here with friends. A great BnB run by friendly, helpful hosts. The full English every morning was very nice. Quiet hotel no issues with noise at all, and free parking too. Located centrally so easy to get to the beach or out to the Triangle for bars and restaurants. Definitely recommended.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really great welcome - helpful and friendly - close to the beach and town. Would stay there again - you need to book a car parking space at the front - but that wasn't a problem. You need to arrive before 9pm - but it was no problem when I arrived much earlier.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have reviewed Marlins before and have decided to do so again. This is a wonderful place to stay. Clean,friendly with an excellent breakfast. It's also always great to be able to park the car at the hotel as you can here.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From arrival to departure, the hosts Michael and Neil were most welcoming and extremely helpful. The room was clean, bright and tidy. The breakfast menu was varied and catered for all tastes, the full english was excellent. Warm and comfortable, this B&B offers the traveller excellent accomodation and value for money. We highly recommend a stay here and we will... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited this lovely B&B with my boyfriend as part of my Valentine's treat and found the reception from Neil most welcoming (we did not get to meet Michael), the room scrupulously clean and the breakfast fantastic :-) We really did feel they went the extra mile in providing us with a map of the area, sample menus for restaurants... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

Gave up on Bournemouth hotels years ago as they are overated. This B&B has great hosts, great breakfast, great rooms, great free parking, in a great location and luckily for March we had great weather!! Thanks again Michael and Neil :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

As usual a lovely friendly welcome after parking our car in a space right outside the property,we stayed for the 1 night again for a concert at the bic, which is just down the hill from marlins and within reach of places to eat. Twice we have stayed in downstairs rooms and once on the 1st floor, they are always... More

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Falmouth, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I stayed at Marlin's recently whilst visiting Bournemouth to see a show. We both found the welcome from Michael and Neil to be friendly and ever so helpful. Nothing in fact was to much trouble. Our rooms, whilst slightly different in decor were extremely clean and comfortable. I was lucky enough to stay in a Deluxe double room at the... More

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We stayed at Marlins over the valentines weekend this year and luckily the weather was very good. We are both tall people and we found the room and en suite very small and claustrophobic. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the hotel is spotless. We both stay at a lot of hotels for both business and pleasure and... More

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MarlinsOwner, Owner at Marlins, responded to this review

We are pleased that you thought Marlins very clean and that you found us friendly. We are disappointed to hear that you felt that the room did not meet your expectations. I wonder if this may be partly because you are comparing us to a 4 star hotel, when in fact we are a bed & breakfast which we try... More

Exeter, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We stayed at Marlins for a show at the B.I.C and found the very good reviews to be accurate. A great location, friendly welcome, lovely breakfast and free parking, what more can you want. We will return.

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Also Known As:
Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
Marlins Hotel
Address: 2 West Cliff Rd | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #11 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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 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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