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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Comfortable, modern little B & B. Welcoming staff, lovely breakfast, as little or as much as you want. Chocolate in your room replenished every day and big bowls of the stuff in reception to help yourself to any time of day or night! Conveniently located close to beach and amenities. On a hill but if you can't manage it there's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can totally recommend this lovely little welcoming unique hotel. I booked for just one night with my 5 year old son and on arrival, we were both so happy we booked here. Such a smiley honest welcome and we could feel the homely and caring aura that resinates here. You can tell the place is looked after with passion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a wonderful stay! The staff was so friendly and helpful. The pool was great and at the same time as it was calm you were still allowed to play and that was very nice. All in all it was just a super nice stay!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed over here on a visit to the are on business,my friend booked me in as he had read some good things about it and i must say it was one of the best nights sleep I have had on many visits here. Very polite staff, clean rooms, nice food and a relaxed atmosphere…. On my list to stay here... More 

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Thank Malcolm D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location (5 mins to beach - 8 mins to town). Great theme (chocolate readily available, so much so that the kids started turning it down - a first). Friendly staff (the director even offered to let us use her personal garden to hang stuff up to dry). Nice breakfast with plenty of choice. A general nice feel to this... More 

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Thank 0brand 0
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from our first lovely one night stay at The Chocolate Box. We have stayed at this b&b on numerous occasions in the past when it was 'Marlins' and it has always been our first choice when booking a break in Bournemouth. Always a slight worry when booking somewhere you love and it has changed ownership. However... More 

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Thank Jenny O
High Wych, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you very much for a lovely stay. The staff are very friendly and our room...number 3.... Was beautiful with a very large bed.Loved the free chocolates and was delighted when they were refilled the next day as well. Tea and coffee making facilities along with the bathroom toiletries were of a very high standard. Breakfast was nice and adequate.... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a very nice stay for our stag party. Reasonably priced and nice rooms too. Two of the rooms were situated on the top floor and got very hot, also upon arrival we were informed that normally the hotel does not take stag dos and wanted to talk to us just to ensure we were decent lads. It was slightly... More 

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

Came for a weekend here with both children (16 & 11). We had previously stayed at, and fallen in love with, The Chocolate Boutique Hotel, owned by the same family, so had expected something similar. The rooms were very nice, well decorated, and clearly recently renovated and redecorated. Very comfortable. The bed in Room 3 was AMAZING - so comfortable.... More 

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

Staff at the B&B were welcoming and helpful, with a nice quick check in, the room was clean with a comfy bed a TV and had its own private bathroom. Breakfast in the morning was very nice with a good variety of options. Just a ten minute stroll to the beach/pier and city centre and the train station is a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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 although at busy times this may mean you will have to double park and leave your keys with us. 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 

Additional Information about The Chocolate Box Hotel

Address: 2 West Cliff Road | West Cliff, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England (Formerly Marlins)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $98 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chocolate Box Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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