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The Chine Hotel

25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth BH5 1AX, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Chine)
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Ranked #26 of 73 Hotels in Bournemouth
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 1 night. The place is very big, and it's easy to get lost. Our friends booked same hotel but stayed in a room across the car park in another part. We tried to find the indoor swimming pool the first night but ended up walking around the hotel trying to find it. There's a garden but it's... More 

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Actually whilst we really enjoyed our stay at the Chine, this review is about the Funsters children's club at the hotel. A massive well done to Jazzy Jordan, Mojo and the team who made sure our two were well entertained. They worked so hard to ensure they felt welcomed and were very funny! The activities were really well considered and... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Positives: - Good food - Nice bar area - Looks very grand - Amazing outdoor pool (super warm!) - Indoor pool & Gym - Big rooms - Great room for business meeting/conference - Plenty of space to work during the day - 5 minute walk to the beach. Great location. Negatives: - Reception staff and bar staff could be a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the third time we have stayed at the Chine. There appeared to have been a mix up with our booking and rather than get the high floor quiet garden view room we had booked we were initially allocated a ground floor room. The manager Paul was very helpful and "upgraded" us immediately for the first three nights to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Second time we had stayed here as a family. This time we could take advantage of the kids club as we went during the school holidays. We couldn't keep our child away from the club they had such a great time with the fabulous team of Funsters! Everything from art activities to sports day and discos. The Funsters along with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our kids have had the most amazing time, my daughter is 7 and my son is 5 and they were fully entertained from start to finish. Most importantly we felt completely at ease with leaving them with the funsters. The only thing left to say is thank you.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a superb stay at The Chine Hotel last year. This year, the hotel has let itself go. We stayed 7 nights for £175 pn. That's a fair whack. I haven't the energy to list the flaws and, in any case, confirm the points made by other reviewers on this hotel. House keeping was poor, poor, poor. Seven nights... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had previously stayed at the Chine hotel on business and found the hotel to be friendly and very welcoming. I had also recommended the hotel to my parents and friends who stayed and had a wonderful experience. However, my last experience was a complete nightmare. I prepaid in advance for a sea view room and dinner. I was not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a sea view double room with balcony that was absolutely fine - unlike some other reviewers apparently - with everything in it you could possibly want, except for a fridge! The pools and spa were a great way to relax in the afternoon, the grounds are lovely and its a short walk to the front and Boscombe pier,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't you just hate it, when a hotels website looks better than the actual hotel. We booked a seaview with balcony and the first thing that his us was the smell of damp. Informed reception but nothing was followed up. The paper on the ceiling was peeling off and the bathroom was a galley one. The bath towels were wider... More 

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