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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 #21 of 71 Hotels in Bournemouth
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
charlottelB_1994 Cheltenham, 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
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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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel itself is in a lovely location and staff are all very friendly! The rooms are well presented in general with tea and coffee making facilities, bath and shower. Some aspects of the hotel are slightly dated but add to the charm (old style lift, trouser press and soap bars). We had a sea view a room and I'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for 2 nights through Travelzoo voucher. We'd a great time there with my 20 month little one. Breakfast was great, staff were amazing and full friendly. Bar staff was also great. Lots of spaces for the parking just outside of the hotel. we tried indoor swimming pool for both the days and jacuzzi both are... More 

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Hanhofen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms ok, view very nice, excellent garden, unfortunately no outside swimming pool available with maintenance ongoing, room for improvement on sauna and indoor facilities for sport and swimming. Great breakfast.

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

This is the second time I have stayed here. The inland family room was a brilliant size and actually a large main room with a second room with bunk beds so felt more like a suite. The gardens here are fabulous - the kids enjoyed the outside pool then the inside one. The chine always feels spacious and is very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here 44 times since 1976, so they must be doing sonething right. No, it's not always perfect and yes, they do sometimes have service issues, but the building is charming, the views excellent, the facilities very good and the restaurant food is first class and great value at £17.50 pp for dinner. Kids club facilities are excellent... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a two night stay on a special deal. The whole experience was great. The food at dinner was some of the best we have had. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had a lovely view from our room overlooking the sea and gardens. A quick walk down the hill to the promenade. The weather was... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Victorian hotel with later additions. We had two rooms for our family, and both were spacious and had great views (one had a balcony). The hotel itself is lovely - old wood, high ceilings and a lovely old lift. The location is beautiful, near the beach and Boscombe Pier, though a little far from the centre of... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chine hotel gardens are a lovely peaceful haven and it has access to the beach. We stayed overnight dinner, bed and breakfast. The evening menu was limited but food was well presented and tasty. However as usual in most hotels the veggie option was pasta....I do not eat egg so the pasta was not suitable. They did say they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on the wonderful family holiday we had at the Chine at Whitsun in 2014 we rebooked the same type of accommodation for part of the Easter holiday in 2015. We specified to the booking department the exact accommodation we required on several occasions but on arrival at the hotel on Easter Saturday it was unavailable, not a good start... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a lovely couple of days here at this old hotel. we came up for the wheels fest, from booking to the service was all very good. we had dinner on the first night which was included in our deal, the food we had was delicious, our room overlooked the gardens which are lovely was clean and tidy. the... More 

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