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Welling, United Kingdom
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Stayed here so we could visit out daughter - had a lovely stay. The room was clean and well presented .and the bed very comfy. Added bonus of chocolate in the room and in the lobby. Staff lovely and the breakfast was perfect. My husband had the chocolate crepe which was oozing chocolate. The breakfast room was well equipped and...

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Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun concept, chocolate decoration. Easy reach of the city. But my husband found it small and tacky ! The team is friendly,not English, singing in the kitchen while preparing breakfast ! The full English breakfast was good and fresh. The free parking was appreciated.

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just a short visit to Bournemouth. Fortunately we chose The Chocolate Box. Me and my wife had a great stay. The location was perfect for exploring Bournemouth (on foot and by car) as well as in a neighbourhood that felt safe. The welcome we got at the hotel was really pleasing. The room was just what we needed...

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Weymouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Chocolate Box hotel Saturday night as it was an ideal location for the Pavilion Theatre. We were made to feel very welcome and the staff were extremely friendly. The bedroom was spacious and appeared to be recently refurbished. Lovely touches such as chocolate truffles and a single fresh rose in the room. The breakfast was excellent...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well located boutique hotel in easy walking distance of everything in Bournemouth. There are some parking spaces outside. Our host was fabulously hospitable, welcoming and genuinely friendly which really made the difference. It's feels a nice place with a great theme. The room was compact but comfortable so fine for 1 or 2 nights. There were few...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a second time as before can't fault anything Leoni and Flo Superstars lovely welcome great room and superb breakfast chocolates galore already recommend it to our friends will definitely be back

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not what the advertising portrays and I'm surprised by Trip advisor reviews which must have had a totally different experience to the one we had. If having some chocolates in three jars in reception and a bowl with six truffles in the room constitutes a 'chocolate boutique hotel' then I stand to be corrected. It seems that...

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banjos_veiled, Owner at The Chocolate Box Hotel, responded to this review

I rarely respond to reviews, and in this case I think you can all read for yourselves hundreds of great reviews and then this one. Is it us? or could it be her????? Room 8 - the twin room - is the only one not refurbished but will be soon. It is still very nice and clean with a small...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a brief one-night stay last week at The Chocolate Box hotel and really wished we could have stayed longer and for pleasure rather than business. The staff were lovely - so helpful and accommodating. You really felt that they genuinely cared about the service they provided. Will definitely be booking again! Thanks Leoni x

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, clean and convenient hotel. Staff could not do enough for the guests. The guy who served the breakfasts, which were lovely, was a treat. I would certainly return visit. Could do with a sign over a low ceiling from room 1 to the main corridor as I banged my head whilst concentrating on not tripping on the stairs. (...

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devon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel with staff who were more than accomodating. Comfortable room, we stayed in room 11, lovely shower room and very tasty breakfast. Highly recommed this hotel and would definitely stay here again. Leoni, your staff are a credit to you, especially the chap at breakfast this morning. Perfect location for the BIC. Thank you all. Jo and Steve Hayward

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Chocolate Box 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 (which is first come, first serve) 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 owner 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, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England (Formerly Marlins)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $88 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Chocolate Box Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
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“Don't visit!”
 of 5 bubbles 132SamA, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great triple room x”
 of 5 bubbles 197tarab, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift and lots of stairs so stay on ground floor if unfit!”
 of 5 bubbles L814UZsarahl, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“cheap excellent small car park”
 of 5 bubbles chrissweetsandcrisps, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 7 the Family Room - it was well appointed and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 695philm, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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