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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 yesterday
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  • Location
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 3 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Verwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel with friends and our two children in August 2014. The hotel offers an amazing location, excellent standards of customer service and the children loved Funsters and the enthusiasm shown by the entertainers! Our rooms had wonderful views of the sea which was complemented by fantastic food. The amenities including the outdoor heated swimming pool are... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 2 day mini break via amazon local deal as a birthday treat for my husband. Staff were friendly and we were delighted to find out our room had been upgraded to one with a balcony at on extra charge! Great views over the beautiful gardens and also sea view. Everywhere was spotless, breakfasts were great and had lovely... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a forth visit to The Chine with our two children. This time we stayed in the first block from the main hotel (room 22). Large room with a separate small room with bunk beds from the kids. All the staff were very friendly from reception to the restaurant staff. For two nights we stayed half board and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chine was pretty much what we expected. The location is great for a long weekend at the beach. we didnt use the car once, we could walk to the beach whic isnt commercialised, use the outdoor pool which was properly heated and warm for our toddlers, and the soft play was perfect after breakfast. The bedrooms are very tired... More

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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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