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    The Chocolate Box Hotel

    2 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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    645 reviews
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “marlins hotel” (59 reviews)
    “b b” (107 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Accessible rooms
    Breakfast included
    Pool
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 725 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Lovely staff, perfect location (5 minutes from beach but a quite a hill to walk back up) very nice rooms, free parking for your whole stay and all the chocolate you could want! However some rooms are right at the entrance by the office and...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A very pleasant little hotel . Booked in earlier than normal which was not a problem. Charming young man showed us to our room and explained usual rules and regulations, locking front door etc. Comfortable room, comfortable bed and excellent breakfast. Lots of chocolate available...More

    Thank Andrew M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for one night to meet up with friends. Made very welcome by young man who allowed us to book in early as the room was ready. Comfortable bed and great breakfast. Would benefit from having a shower cubicle rather than shower over bath.

    Thank Norma M
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Lovely little hotel. Very clean and the rooms have everything you need. The chocolate around the place is lovely and the staff were just delightful. My TV didn't work but it was replaced immediately. I was allowed to leave my car and the lovely manager...More

    Thank 466julie
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We’d like to begin by thanking the owner and staff of this Chocolate Themed Boutique Hotel for the excellent service they gave throughout our stay. Our room was well stocked and refreshed daily with, chocolates and snacks as well as a selection of tea, coffee...More

    Thank robhelliker
    The Chocolate Boutique Hotel
    645 reviews
    #5 of 132 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
     
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    #3 of 66 hotels in Bournemouth
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
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    • Price range
    • $76 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Dorset >
    • Bournemouth
    • Also Known As
    • Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
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    Andrew L
    October 31, 2016|
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    Response from Amanda F | Reviewed this property |
    Oh dear sorry I didn't see yr Q until now. Too late but limited space as you probably have found out!
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    deefletch
    July 2, 2016|
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    Response from GLloyd303 | Reviewed this property |
    Best to phone and check:-)
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    Peter B
    April 10, 2015|
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    Response from Marlins08 | Property representative |
    Hello, We don't have bays marked specifically for disabled parking but we do guarantee a parking space for all guests
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    "We had room one at the rear of the building, very quiet."
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    "Room no.1 at back of house is very quiet."
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    "My room was at the back but quite quiet."
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    "We had air conditioning in Room 4 but we are not sure if every room has this. Best to ask when booking."
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