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Sandbanks Hotel

15 Banks Road, Poole BH13 7PS, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Sandbanks)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
21 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First of all this is a nice hotel with lovely views. The downside is that the food was abominable. We had a free meal from our last visit when they overcharged us. The first meal we had duck breast and it was disgusting. Steamed and then soared, tasted like offal. Me and the lady had upset stomachs afterwards. The second... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for what started as a 2 night stay for Easter break 2015, that ended up a 4 night stay at the Sandbanks Hotel in Poole! Quite honestly we struggled to leave the place. We had the weather the hotel rom was great and what made it extra special was the kids entertainment the Funsters which were just superb.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

always stay here for a romantic get away you cant go wrong and the service is second to none the food is lovely and the staff as well.... they always look after us see you again soon thank you so much

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic two nights at the Sandbanks hotel last week. The Funsters children's entertainers were completely brilliant. They had boundless energy, huge enthusiasm and were just fantastic. Our children loved every minute they spent with them. They are so much better than the hotel's in-house children's entertainers that we encountered a few years ago.The hotel views were great,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sandbanks Hotel is in a great location and the staff are so helpful and friendly. A particular mention to Josef and Sergio who manage the restaurant and are very helpful and accommodating. Their professionalism is outstanding. The food on this last holiday at Easter was superb. Our daughters love the Funsters which is one of the key reasons we go... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family enjoyed yet another wonderful break at the Sandbanks hotel over Easter. Extra special thanks to the Funsters team who provided such fabulous fun times for our girls - this amazing family entertainment is one of the main reasons we return year after year!

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Magor
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a family night away at this hotel with our 3 grown up girls. The way that the glass fronted sea facing rooms address the sea does bear similarities with a cruse ship. Although the rooms are a bit tired and dated, looking beyond the wallpaper, the view is an enjoyable one with kite surfers in the foreground and... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with beaches either side, well appointed good sized room. Stayed here 12/4/15 after attending a wedding at the local Italian villa venue, Was pleasantly surprised by the hotel great location good friendly staff especially Josie on reception. Would def stay here again

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sand Banks hotel should really be as prestigious if not more so than the homes and building surrounding it, but it wasn't, not even near. Although after upgrading our room to a sea front view we found the room shabby and in need of serious updating. The carpet was tatty to the point of looking dirty, the bathroom was... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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46 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of a bizarre stay. The good points first: great location on a wonderful beach, decent facilities, reasonable sized rooms and decent quality food. The service varied - in the restaurant it was quite good (the gentleman waiter was particularly good during evening meal and breakfast and was clearly working hard) - the reception was not so impressive -... More 

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