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The Chocolate Boutique Hotel
Ranked #7 of 134 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 31, 2013

My boyfriend and I booked a last minute discounted one night stay at the hotel and chose the Aztec room for £90. The hotel was very clean and welcoming, the only criticism is the decor was a bit tired in places (peeling wallpaper and patchy paintwork), so if we had paid full price for the room we would have been dissapointed. The room was a mini suite with a sofa, dressing table, hanging space and a king size comfortable bed (described as double on the website). This room benefited from morning sun, so if you don't want to be woken up, use the blinds and curtains. There was plenty of chocolate in the room and always a large martini glass full of chocolate on reception and in the bar area that you can help yourself to. The chocolate was lovely and very good quality. Breakfast was served downstairs with plenty of choice of cereal, tea, coffee, fruit juice etc. You can also have a hot cooked breakfast, vegetarian breakfast, eggs on toast, smoked salmon and eggs etc so something for everyone. The location is ideal as it's only a 10 min walk to the town centre. We had a lovely stay and would defintiely go back but would only book if the room was discounted.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sashey
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

Lovely hotel friendly staff nicely cooked breakfast but no real luxuries. Expecting fantastic hot chocolate drinks only basic packet drinks, bath towels not bath sheets in bathroom, shampoo provided no conditioner, rooms looking tired was expecting a lot more for the price of a room It would of been nice to carry the theme through to shower gel etc. would I stay again yes if the price was dropped by£50. But on the other hamd the hotel is on the main full so why charge less

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

This was a lovely,comfy and clean hotel. Well situated for the Bournemouth international centre and the shops and pubs. The owners were friendly and very relaxed. The breakfast was well cooked and to finish it all off there was free chocolate in the room so just on that point I was going to visit again.

Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

This hotel is everything a couple could wish for e.g comfy bed, gorgeous room, extremely clean and tidy and beautifully designed. Location is amazing 10 min walk from town or beach depending on direction you go. Also the choclate fountain was to die for and two of us could not finish the portions they supply you of gorgeous strawberrys and sweet marshmellows there was enough for two nights let alone one. The staff and managment are amazingly friendly people who do anything to help. P.s breakfast in bed is defenatly worth it. Thank you Choclate Boutique will defo come back again.

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Thank Spirit87
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

My partner surprised me with a trip to Bournemouth this weekend and we stayed at The Chocolate Boutique Hotel, in the Trinitario room. It is definitely an amazing, unique place to stay, the rooms are beautifully decorated. The breakfast provided was delicious. The Hotel itself was absolutely spotless, and had the most welcoming, helpful and friendly staff. The Hotel is perfectly situated! A very short walk to the beach and around the corner from the main shopping area. During our stay we went to a local restaurant which was a walk around the corner Lolitas Tapas, you are advised to book there 2 weeks in advance, but it is well worth it! We had amazing food and the service was impeccable. It was the best weekend away! I will definitely be re-visiting!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 1, 2013

This hotel was by far the best I have ever stayed in. Brilliant idea, so unusual. The staff are so friendly and accommodating. The accommodation was of an extremely high standard. Chocolate everywhere - and the chocolate is the best! Cannot wait to go back - only downside is that we could not stay longer. All this and a great location too - so close to everything! Cannot wait to go back and would 100% recommend!

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

We stayed here on New Years Eve, the room was lovely, slept really well and the chocolates were a lovely touch considering it was room only. The location couldn't of been better for us, walking distance of everything we needed.
Would definitely recommend a stay here!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Cheesemonkey_21
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Address: 5 Durley Road, Bournemouth BH2 5JQ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #7 of 134 B&Bs / Inns in Bournemouth
Price Range: $78 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Chocolate Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestling in Bournemouth's fashionable Soho quarter, the Chocolate Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to unwind. Here you'll find a warm, friendly welcome, cosy chocolate-themed rooms and chocolate galore. ... more   less 
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