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RNLI College

West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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RNLI College
Ranked #1 of 14 hotels in Poole
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't be put off by the name college,this is an excellent good value quality hotel . Very clean rooms which apparently all look out over the Solent so it doesn't mater which room you are in. Very helpful and friendly staff, especially at reception . The self service breakfast has a good choice with the restaurant having lovely views watching... More

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Trowbridge Wiltshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent two night stay, everything was very clean and comfortable, friendly staff and all very tidy, we will be back. Room tip, take advantage of the free discovery tour included in your room rate, brilliant. Top spot on Tripadvisor says it all. handy for Poole old town.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I booked the RNLI College to stay in I wasn't sure the 'all rooms harbour views' was true, so I didn't tell anyone where we were staying but how wrong was I ! The View from the room was amazing, the view of the harbour was so peaceful, the room was very spacious and very clean - it was... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely comfortable, with a nice sea view and a really excellent restaurant. Clean, well maintained. Professional staff. A bit of trouble with my check out as it was early in the morning and my card was not accepted.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my partner stayed at the RNLI College on a Friday night back in February 2014 and we have no complaints. The staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. The room was clean and spacious and had everything we needed. We had a lovely view of the harbour and the twin sails bridge. We didn’t eat in the restaurant but... More

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the weekend and really enjoyed it. The rooms are clean and well equipped, with a stunning view of the harbour and new Twin Sails bridge which is very impressive! Comfy bed, cosy room and nice clean bathroom with a very powerful shower. Hairdrier, HD tv, alarm clock, plenty of tea and coffee available. Breakfast was superb, full... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while on a conference with the RNLI. My room had a good view over Poole Harbour - I think many if not all rooms have a sea view. The room was very clean and bed comfy. Linen was of a good quality. The room was modern and uncluttered - you could say a little basic, but... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a supporter of the RNLI and a boat owner we went as a yacht club for a dinner dance and overnight stay. What a great way to support the RNLI and have a nice weekend. Rooms were clean and well appointed. Breakfast super and great value. Bar's pleasant and reasonably priced. Location good though main road is a bit... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been staying and raving about this lovely, working hotel for years and we still love it. The rooms with every facility you could wish for,overlook the river where there's always something occurring, and the beds are the best ever, deep and sumptuous. Sleep is guaranteed ! Breakfast, which is included, has a fantastic choice of cereals, hot food, cakes... More

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was superb - our guide Judith was a wealth of knowledge and made it a great experience. All the staff are very welcoming and extremely helpful. Highly recommend. Would have stayed overnight if they hadn't been fully booked!

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Also Known As:
Rnli College Hotel
Rnli College Hotel Poole
RNLI College Poole, Dorset
Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Poole
#1 Best Value Hotel in Poole
#1 Business Hotel in Poole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The home of RNLI training, RNLI College is a fine modern conference and training venue in a stunning waterside setting in Poole, Dorset, and now also offers hotel facilities in the 60 en-suite rooms. RNLI College also makes a stunning wedding venue with views over the harbour. Every £ Spent at RNLI College saves lives at sea. ... more   less 

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