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Richmond
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a single room, and got a pleasant small room on the top floor (ideal as I wanted a quiet room to work).Sadly, the TV and the Wifi did not work. However, this was sorted very promptly by the very nice and apologetic manager who moved me to a different room, having checked the wifi and tv first. Perfect. The... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the nicest hotels in Bournemouth. Food is deliciously fresh,served on hot plates and served by a very friendly staff. The rooms are spotlessly clean and smell beautiful. Lovely fluffy towels,crisp cotton bed sheets,flumpy pillows. Staff are soo,soo,friendly. It's like home from home. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff here,they always serve you with a big smile... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed a few tines at the Chine. I love the setting of the outdoor pool. It is very attractive and a sun trap. The food is pretty good. The Chine is good value. It is not very modern but charming and comfortable

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Thank JulietSCarter
London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my partner here for a champagne afternoon tea and a dip in the pool. Great views out across the treetops and Poole bay. Service was good and friendly and the tables are set in an arc around the window so everybody gets a view. The changing rooms were small but well equipped and the pool warm in a roman... More 

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Thank longbowGeorge
London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I actually used to live in Boscombe and saw the town centre degenerate over the years since the 2008 recession kicked in. But I never went to The Chine hotel in all the time I was there, and I must say I'm sorry I didn't! What a fantastic place it is. My wife and I were in one of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Slightly outdated hotel in need of upkeep. Fantastic location, unbelievable grounds including sunken gardens and grottos. Indoor and outdoor pools are excellent as are the hot tub and spa. Onsite gym is small but well equipped. We found the dinner set menu adequate and reasonably priced. Family room was standard (trundle bed pushed in) for 4 but the bathroom was... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Not my first visit to the Chine Hotel and hopefully not my last; it's a lovely hotel with fabulous views over the gardens and Boscombe pier; the staff are extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble for them; the food, well, simply superb; thoroughly recommend the Chine Hotel

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Thank Margaret P
Northwood, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Took our Mum away for a birthday treat. Though the bedrooms could do with a makeover and everything in the bathroom wobbled, this didn't take away from the lovely time we had. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Location was spot on for visiting Bournemouth and just a stroll away from Boscombe Pier. My brother was disappointed to learn... More 

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Thank michaeltleach
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We've stayed here before and it is a lovely hotel. The pools and spa facilities are fabulous and the main reason for our stay. The staff were all very welcoming and pleasant. However there were a couple of disappointing things on this visit. The outdoor hot tub was out of order and wasn't fixed during our entire 5 day stay;... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Booked online and were not disappointed! Lovely hotel, pleasant helpful staff, and a great location. The extensive well-kept gardens have a private chine which leads down to Boscombe pier and beach. Great facilities with two heated pools, indoor and outdoors, spa and exercise room, plus indoor soft play area for children. Breakfast was buffet style with plenty of choice, plus... More 

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly positioned overlooking Bournemouth’s Surf Reef at the edge of West Overcliff. The Chine Hotel is set in three acres of secluded, mature gardens, with magnificent unspoilt sea views and within easy access to the beach and reef. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chine Hotel

Address: 25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth BH5 1AX, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Chine)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: £65 - £146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Chine Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 87
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Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Bournemouth
#15 Romantic Hotel in Bournemouth
#20 Family Hotel in Bournemouth
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“They're all good as far as I know...”
 of 5 bubbles Blikskottel, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Sea view family room if you can...”
 of 5 bubbles 53peterbee, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Perhaps worth paying the supplement for a sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretP967, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms are in the main hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles michaeltleach, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“go for a sea view. Stunning!”
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