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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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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for business and found that the Hotel was tired, there was no proper room service (a choice of 4 sandwiches after 9.30pm) and the Reception staff are uninterested. Really disappointed as it has a prime location. What a waste!

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Yeovil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Marisa and I had been given a night at the Sandbanks Hotel as a Christmas present via a Virgin Experience Voucher. Members of Marisa's family had spent time there when attending a concert at Bournemouth. We had looked forward to our visit for a couple of months. At the time of booking we had tried to book an extra night... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Firstly this is a lovely location and backs on to the sea - perfect! That's the good part - the rest is all a bit tired. This hotel is stated as being 4 star - it isn't. Let's not pretend - it really isn't. That is fine but it should be honest. Rooms are clean, light and dated. The bathroom... More 

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Mytholmroyd, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Sandbanks hotel is a firm favourite with us, we first visited when our eldest son was 11 months old and he was 31 last month; so pretty consistent visitors for 30 years. We have seen many changes and developments over the years and to be fair we have had our gripes but fondly so. When we went with our... More 

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Herts, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at Sandbanks Hotel for Aug bank holiday weekend. There are really good points - great views and right on a lovely beach / good kids activities / nice bar and BBQ area outside / decent breakfast / lots of things to do nearby. But there are also negatives - it's extremely tired and needs huge amount of redecoration.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming to The Sandbanks Hotel for about 8 years now, along with lots of other families we see here every year and there is no way our children (7 and 11) would ever let us miss a year. Yes, the hotel is rather dated and things are not always perfect, however, it is exceptionally clean and the... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Extremely expensive hotel for what it is. It is dated and there are plenty of nicer hotels with better prices just outside of sandbanks. You are basically just paying extortionate prices for a postcode. The only bonus is that the hotel leads right onto sandbanks beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked 2 nights at this hotel as a family member was getting married here and we wanted to be in amongst it, having looked at the website we thought it looked absolutely beautiful.....then we turned up! Firstly the wedding was absolutely stunning, the location was amazing and the food was delicious and staff were great throughout the wedding. It... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let me start this review saying this is not the hotel I originally booked that was the Harbour Heights (I'll get to later) but was transferred here due to overbooking by the hotel. When you first pull up the hotel looks tired but I've seen that before and always like to give benefit of the doubt. The car park was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have spent some of the best summers at Shore Road Beach, I always wanted to stay at the Sand Banks Hotel, I finally did this August 2015 The staff was great, the breakfast was fantastic a full English is the only way to go! The location is the best and the beach is clean and soft sand, clear water,... More 

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