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The Chine Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth BH5 1AX, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Chine)
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Ranked #18 of 70 hotels in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
phil b Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All my family have stayed at the Chine this year at different times of the year, in fact we've been coming here for 30 years. It has a great position on the seafront and is good value, especially if you get a deal. The food is great and the service is very good too. It's a nice hotel for nice... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for two nights. Had a sea view room which was fantastic - was working in room most of the day and having the balcony and massive sea view was very welcome. The room was very comfortable and cleaning service v efficient. Room service breakfast was a real treat too - quality food and well presented. The bar area is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in Chine for 2nights. Excellent customer service provide by staff. Rooms bit boring but overall acceptable. Good location to beach. I think hotel is perfect for family holiday. Soft play area for kids just spot on. Would recommend.

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My 96 year old mother and I stayed 2 nights at the Chine last weekend. We were very very impressed. Particularly impressive was the staff's immediate and sensitive handling of a misunderstanding over the booking. We would not hesitate to stay at the Chine again. The meals on both evenings were terrific and also fantastic value. I greatly enjoyed a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a couple of nights with my 2 children and overall had a great time. Location perfect for the sandy beach, mini golf, a few restaurants and a kids peppa pig train ride down to the pier. Made use of both the hotels indoor and outdoor swimming pools and soft play area. Our room was very clean and had... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on business, admittedly it's not an ideal stay on business but it was the only hotel available in the area. Should I have stayed on pleasure my review might be different. First of all, the hotel had 55 parking spaces listed, I could see 8-10... I arrived at 9:30pm after a long stressful day. I went straight... More

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Maidenhead, Berks
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from long weekend stay at The Chine with my wife, daughter, son and law and grandchildren, twins of 16 months and a seven year boy. Room 22 being a family room was a good size and room for twin travel cots as well as the bunk beds. Apart from a well worn carpet I have no complaints. Bed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with our two grandchildren aged 10 and 14. Found that any small problems were dealt with very quickly and to our satisfaction. Had no major problems. Staff found to be friendly and efficient. Be advised that parking is a problem especially when events taking place at the hotel and would advise that if possible use excellent bus service nearby.... More

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

My wife and I stayed here a couple of weekends ago and we managed a last minute booking. As my wife has stayed at the other hotels in the chain (Sandbanks and The Haven) we were quite pleased to secure a last minute room overlooking the sea. The parking is at a premium here so be prepared to have to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an evening meal, three course, with my family. Food was excellent and well worth the money, which I thought was very reasonable. Would recommend this, and was very impressed with Hotel in general, particularly the children's entertainment.

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Address: 25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth BH5 1AX, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Chine)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Chine Hotel 3*
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Perfectly positioned overlooking Bournemouth’s Surf Reef at the edge of West Overcliff. The Chine Hotel is set in three acres of secluded, mature gardens, with magnificent unspoilt sea views and within easy access to the beach and reef. ... more   less 
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