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The Chocolate Box Hotel

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Las Vegas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming little hotel. Their very warm, accommodating and felt at home. I like how chocolates are everywhere and they serve good breakfast! It has good location and I felt comfortable and safe. Recommend it!!

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Thank Jutz101
portsmouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent last night here for a gig at the BIC. Superb value. Hotel was staffed with friendly faces. Room was clean, shower was hot, bed was comfortable. Chocolate tubs in reception stave off the odd hunger pangs. Breakfast was very good. Lots of choice all included in the price. Only a very short distance away from the BIC in amongst...

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Thank woodydog666
Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked the hotel as we were attending an event at the BIC. The Chocolate Box couldn't have been better positioned for anyone attending the venue. The hotel offers excellent value for money. Friendly staff, clean nicely decorated room and good quality breakfast. There is parking on site but it is a little tight, fortunately we have a small car!

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Thank Bob D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our room was roomy, chic and decorated beautifully with shades of purple. The hotel walls are decorated with witty quotes about chocolate and the breakfast is decent. Staff very friendly and attentive! Great location near seaside attractions!

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Thank Partera60
Mevagissey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although we were only there a short time we found the Chocolate box to be clean, tidy and welcoming. The breakfast was lovely and the staff friendly. Very quiet at night. It was definitely value for money.

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Thank Teresa B
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really fun experience. Very welcoming staff. Our room was spotless room as were the communal areas. It was great value for money. Excellent location within walking distance of the town centre and sea front.

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Thank tappers1764
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very friendly welcome to this lovely hotel. Flo even came out to help us park the car! The decor is so well thought out and is a chocoholic's paradise. Chocolate was freely available in the reception area and there were truffles waiting in our room on arrival. All the staff were really friendly and happy to help...

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Thank Fin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room here as we were in town for a concert at the BIC. So glad that we did! It is a small place but professionally run and more than able to compete with larger hotels and chains. Really friendly staff, from the lady who checked us in to the staff at breakfast - everyone was so polite...

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Thank Olivia K
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really great stay at the chocolate box hotel. The staff were very friendly and the room was lovely, had everything we needed and was very clean. Breakfast was excellent as well and we loved the friendly atmosphere. Location was good, short walk to the beach and into the shops / restaurants.

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Thank Madd-Amy
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic value for money. Very comfortable and we were made to feel that nothing was too much trouble. It really felt like someone cared that we had a great time while we were there. Excellent location. Very clean. Lovely breakfast. We would definitely book again. I think the hotel is actually better than their pictures. Lots of attention to detail...

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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: RM297 - RM682 (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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Also Known As:
Marlins Hotel Bournemouth
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“We stayed in the family room and didn't feel at all cramped in. There was loads of room for us all and our things.”
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“Great triple room x”
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“No lift and lots of stairs so stay on ground floor if unfit!”
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“cheap excellent small car park”
 of 5 bubbles chrissweetsandcrisps, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
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