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    The Chocolate Box Hotel

    2 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EY, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “marlins hotel” (59 reviews)
    “b b” (111 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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    Reviewed 18 August 2012

    This B&B is in a perfect location - 5 minutes from both the sea and the town. It also had parking which was a big plus - although when it was busy we had to hand over our keys as we were blocking others in....More

    Thank Mrs_W91
    Reviewed 16 August 2012

    This is a wonderful B&B. A friendly welcome with plenty of help on finding somewhere to eat. Room had everything you need and the level of cleanliness was outstanding. The breakfast room was perfect and it was a lovely sunny morning when we stayed so...More

    1  Thank Susan J
    Reviewed 12 August 2012

    My partner and I discovered Marlins last year, we have stayed there several times over the last year, but have forgotton to write a review on here. We stayed at Marlins on the 31st of July / 1st of August 2012, we arrived late (6.30pm)...More

    Thank MecAnglais
    Reviewed 6 August 2012

    Right from the start the hotels owners have impressed me. The website is lovely. We booked room 11, the smallest double and the owners emailed me in 3 minutes of booking to be sure I understood it was a small double with it's own bathroom...More

    1  Thank SamMac71
    Reviewed 28 July 2012

    We have just returned from a five day break at Marlins. The hotel is spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated, offers a superb breakfast and has two wonderful hosts - Neil and Michael. We have been visiting Bournemouth for over 25 years and feel we have found...More

    1  Thank Julie N
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$63 - US$140 (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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    • Bournemouth
    • Also Known As
    • Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
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    Andrew L
    31 October 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
    2 July 2016|
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    Response from GLloyd303 | Reviewed this property |
    Best to phone and check:-)
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    Peter B
    10 April 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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    "room 2 or 5"
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    "All rooms had pretty decent views for its location"
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    "Room 4 was extremely quiet."
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    "We were in room 9 on the second floor, which overlooked a small garden. It was nice and quiet when we were..."
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