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Sandbanks Hotel

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#10 of 13 Hotels in Poole
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
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  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awful rooms. Mouldy windows, horrible decor. Outside of the building looks grubby and dated. Over £300 for 2 nights. Stayed in nicer rooms for £60 a night, then had the gual to charge extra for parking for the weekend in their own car park. Booked...More

1  Thank Edward B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked one night at the end of southern half-term week - pleasant large room with balcony overlooking the beach £139.00 inc breakfast no. 125 and the weather was stunning so glad we could sit out. Breakfast offered a good choice. Great place for kids...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Should have read the reviews! Place was full of children, not a problem, but it really was overrun and felt like being at Butlins. Evening meal in what looked like a nice restaurant was again, overrun with children who came in for a buffet and...More

1  Thank megsussex
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a brilliant time over half term. We can't thank the funsters enough, the entertainment they provide for children is first class! The hotel also did their best to accommodate our room specific requests.

Thank Anna T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a long weekend at Sandbanks for our 3 celebrations My Wife’s Birthday, Our Aniversary & Valentines Day. A Good Room with all the facilities & most important a SEA VIEW, we paid extra for the requests. I arranged the break for my wife...More

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Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
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Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Heated pool
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US$104 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Poole
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$104 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Poole
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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7 July 2017|
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No restrictions were made during our stay. It's very deep at one end and not very big. Swimmers stand no chance
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Neil F
9 April 2017|
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Response from Kanesmum | Reviewed this property |
We too paid £381 for two weeknights and I will happily support a complaint with you. The second floor corridor smell was like a residential nursing home and with dirty walls and damaged doors it wasn't very pleasant.
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"Probably overlooking the channel and not the bay,"
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