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This Willy Wonka-themed hotel room has lickable wallpaper

In the words of Veruca Salt: 'I want it now!'

Morgan Olsen
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Morgan Olsen

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: The chocolate room! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory this month, the Chocolate Box Hotel in Bournemouth is transforming one of its rooms into the ultimate candy land – complete with lickable wallpaper inspired by the 1971 flick. (Don't worry – it's swapped out between visits.)

The sugar-filled takeover is a collaboration with hotel-reservation platform LateRooms, and every last detail is accounted for. Guests will use a golden ticket key card to access the room, which is loaded with a chocolate fountain; jars of gobstoppers, gumballs and candies; complimentary luxury hot chocolate; and giant lollipops galore. And get this: All of the treats are unlimited and will be restocked upon request as often as you'd like.

When it's time to unwind, wash up with chocolate-scented toiletries and wrap up in a fluffy purple robe fit for Willy Wonka. Feeling indulgent? You can even have the hotel staff draw a chocolate-filled bath for an extra fee (£150).

The Willy Wonka-themed room at the Chocolate Box Hotel in Bournemouth goes for a cool £200 a night, and interested guests can sign up for more information and updates at

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