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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent communication with the hotel. Lovely boutique style accommodation, nicely decorated. Situated in a central location within easy walking distance of beach front and BIC. Fantastic breakfast the best we've ever had, beats any of the larger hotels we have stayed in. Parking available too. Will definitely use this hotel whenever we plan to stay in Bournemouth.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this boutique hotel stay to incorporate a concert at BIC. What a fabulous few days we had. Leoni greeted us on arrival and were pleasantly surprised on entering the room. Attention to the little details has definitely not been overlooked and a couple of months down the line these are still very memorable, A* from us. The room...

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Thank 50PJs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night on the 27th December. Lovely greeting and welcome to the hotel by Flo, excellent customer service. Car park was small but had no problem parking. Check-in was easy and the kids loved the complimentary chocolate buttons, great touch! The hotel was immaculately clean and the decor was very well done. The room was spacious, plenty of...

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Stoupa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on New Year's Eve and stayed two nights. The room was well decorated and had truffles in room. The bathroom was a bit small. The breakfast was excellent- freshly cooked. Flo the general manager makes this place. He was so friendly and helpful. He offered to assist with bags to serving up breakfast. He was always there if...

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Thank Lorraine B
England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect from the minute we got there . Made the three f us feel really well come . Flo was the best, the guy worked incredibly hard to make sure everything went smoothly, ive never known such a cheerful chap . Room was lovely (toilet/shower room little small but clean and did what we needed it for ) . Will...

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Thank amandabrett2
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a few days break between Christmas and new year. Lovely and clean room bathroom a tad small and could do with being renewed but everything worked fine. Nice breakfast with ample choice. Really friendly helpful manager don't think the place would be half the place with out him. Parking could become an issue in the high...

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Thank juju212016
Bristol, England
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are just coming to the end of an amazing stay at the Chocolate Box. We were attracted by the wonderful reviews and wish to echo them. The location is perfect - just a few minutes walk to the beach or the town centre. After parking up in the car park, we received a hospitable greeting from...

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Thank MissyH1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay. Apart from someone elses vest top being left in our room and the shower being a little lacklustre at times it was perfect. We wanted to stay for an extra 5 days but you were closing for Christmas, but if you were open we would have stayed. Will definitely consider staying here again in Bournemouth....

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Thank Vicki L
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, helpful and welooming. Good breakfast. Kids begged us to return to Bournemouth just so we could stay here.. Fun chocolate theme with freebies. Family room well designed for four to share whilst keeping some privacy.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our overnight stay. The room and bathroom were very clean and comfortable and we loved the choice and ambience at breakfast. All staff we met were friendly and courteous. Great position for the BIC and although parking was a bit tight we arrived early and got a space. We will certainly recommend The Chocolate Box Hotel to...

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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: $87 - $177 (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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Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
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“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
“We had room 5 which overlooked the road but did not find traffic noise loud enough to be a problem”
 of 5 bubbles 42vintage, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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