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“Overpriced and like stepping back 30 years” 2 of 5 stars
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Quarterdeck Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Sandbanks Road, Poole bh148aq, England   |  
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Ranked #4 of 13 Hotels in Poole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
berkshire, england
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“Overpriced and like stepping back 30 years”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

Stayed 1 night and somewhat disappointed with the price paid v what we got. Whilst the room was clean and tidy £118 per night b/b was way too much for the deliverables and especially the bathroom which was very basic with no proper shower and only a shower attachment on the bath taps which would be fine if you were 4ft tall. This place should be called a Guest House and seemed like something from a 1970's tv soap and very dated. Breakfast was also pretty average and everything seemed to be done with the cheapest food ingredients. The staff were friendly enough but overall I wished we'd stayed in a pub B&B out in the sticks somewhere and not been ripped off staying at this place. It's also a long walk to the old Quay area so not that ideal a location. We had a room at the back of the hotel and I would suspect rooms at the front would also be noisy due to the busy road outside. I rate this hotel Poor on the basis of what you get for your money.

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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jane550, Owner at Quarterdeck Hotel, responded to this review, March 17, 2011
I am sorry you were not happy with your stay with us,the bathroom in question is a bathroom! not a shower room and the hose is there for washing and rinsing hair.
If you had informed us that you wanted a shower room we would have made the change for you.
We do not use cheap products in the bath rooms or in the kitchen. The main part of the hotel is around 1890 and is decorated to the highest standards.
All bedroom have free wifi and flat screen tv .
It is a shame that you not think to make me aware of your views while at the hotel or on leaving the hotel but to wait and write a review later.
The walk in to Poole town is about 1 mile through the park and the walk to the beach must be 3 miles but all would be very quick if by car or taxi.
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Additional Information about Quarterdeck Hotel

Address: 2 Sandbanks Road, Poole bh148aq, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Poole
#6 Romantic Hotel in Poole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Quarterdeck Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming hotel near to Sandbanks and Poole, overlooking Poole Park. Owned and run by Paul Vandy. ... more   less 
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