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RNLI College

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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped here on a driving course for lunch. Carvery was excellent and great value. Paid around £6 for a really nice meal, can’t fault it at all. Nice views or over the water, two floor restaurant so sitting upstairs affords a great opportunity to eat...More

Thank hedgemonkey9874
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded yesterday

Dear hedgemonkey9874, Thanks so much for recommending us here on tripadvisor and for highlighting Riggers Restaurant and the Slipway Bar. We are very fortunate to have such a great location and I know a lot of our regular guests enjoy watching some of the volunteers...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for lunch and it was a beautiful roast. It's open to the public but very much, a hidden gem. Great views and the staff are focused on customs courtesy, as it's also the training college for the RNLI. will certainly be back.More

Thank Nestor C
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded yesterday

Dear Nestor C, Thank you for sharing your experience here online and we will be sure to compliment the team on duty for making such a great lunch in Riggers Restaurant. Our roasts are very popular amongst the training crew, lifeguards, staff and all who...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice helpful staff and modern accommodation. Walking distance to historical town and wharf. Also a large shopping centre close by and didnt require us taking the car out of the onsite car park. Great stay.More

Thank Sue H
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded yesterday

Dear Sue H, Thank you for sharing some of the real plus points about a stay here at the RNLI College. We often encourage guests to enjoy a walk into Poole and of course a trip to the Quay. I will let the team know...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed two nights during the hot May bank holiday. Central location, fabulous view from the college and the rooms. This is a fabulous facility and the reception staff made us feel very welcome. It was a great base to explore the area. Parking for...More

Thank CheshireCheese11
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded yesterday

Dear CheshireCheese11, Thank you for supporting the RNLI Saving Lives at Sea by staying with us here at the College. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay and that many of the elements really contributed to a great time. We are very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

what a delight to find a setting and good wholesome food good service Sunday lunch by far the best for a long time but DO book for Sunday as it will be busy just keep up the good standard and many many thanks from RAYMore

Thank ray7hvc
Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 1 week ago

Dear ray7hvc, Thank you for the lovely review on Tripadvisor following your recent visit to our Riggers Restaurant at the RNLI Training College in Poole. I'm pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal with us and I'll be sure to pass your kind...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
$138 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$138 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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shelford
April 10, 2018|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they do, but you can request rooms next to each other,
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lillibelle110
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Jsailox | Reviewed this property |
Phone them up and ask.
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AnnaLee88
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Mourneadventurer | Reviewed this property |
Why not give the a phone call or send an email just to make sure? The restaurant and bar area seem to cater for all ages,
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"Sea views very nice"
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"Sunset over the sea was spectacular"
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