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    RNLI College

    West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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    Reviewed May 28, 2015

    The RNLI College were so fabulously accommodating of my son and his needs. Nothing was too much trouble and he was so relaxed. We loved it so much we stayed an extra day! The room was fantastic, staff friendly and super food! Five star treatment...More

    1  Thank Justine C
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded May 29, 2015

    Dear Justine C, It was such a pleasure to host your lovely family here at the RNLI College and I'm sincerely happy to hear once again how much you enjoyed your stay with us. I've passed your comments onto the team who helped make your...More

    Reviewed May 28, 2015

    I booked a Royal Navy Reunion weekend for 100 people in early 2014 for May 2015. The support from the 'Hotel' was just amazing. Jo Saunders, the Events Organiser, was on the case from day one. Everything we requested was agreed & arranged within hours...More

    Thank Normski1331
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded May 29, 2015

    Dear Normski1331, Thank you for such a kind review on Tripadvisor and I'm so pleased to hear that the Royal Navy Reunion weekend was such a resounding success. It was certainly great having such an esteemed group of individuals staying with us over that weekend...More

    Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

    Everything about the stay was 5 star and I would highly recommend a short or long term stay . The College accommodates all needs, the staff are happy and helpful and nothing is beyond them to help out. The food is fantastic and highly recommended....More

    1  Thank Jason C
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded May 15, 2015

    Dear Jason C, Thank you ever so much for your kind comments on Tripadvisor following your recent 2 night stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole. It's pleasing to hear that we exceeded your expectations throughout your stay and that you would...More

    Reviewed May 11, 2015

    We stayed here for 2 nights having booked the function room for a large party. The rooms are great. They are spacious, bright & clean and all have an amazing view of the harbour. The Slipway bar is a wonderful place to sit & enjoy...More

    1  Thank Louise M
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded May 13, 2015

    Dear Louise M, Thank you for such a kind review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole. I'm so very pleased to hear that you've thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and I'll be sure to pass...More

    Reviewed May 7, 2015

    Excellent facilities with good restaurant and bar ,plus rooms to just sit. Location in the harbour making it central for visiting the area. Would recommend it to individual or family. Parking good with space reserved.More

    Thank Richard D
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded May 7, 2015

    Dear Richard D, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a lovely feedback following your visit with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole. When staying overnight in one of our 60 bedrooms (all of which overlook Holes Bay) or visiting us,...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • $137 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
    • #2 Family Hotel in Poole
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Dorset >
    • Poole
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    • RNLI College Poole, Dorset
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    May 9, 2017|
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    Response from Ewan S | Property representative |
    Pleased to say that the departure port for the ferry to Guernsey is only a few minutes around the bay from the RNLI College
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    May 9, 2017|
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    Response from Ewan S | Property representative |
    All of our rooms have a double bed plus a sofa that can be made into a sofa bed. If you haven't already done so, please contact the RNLI College reception team on 0870 833 2000 and they will be pleased to help.
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    April 18, 2017|
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    Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, all bathrooms have bath and shower.
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    "they all faced the harbour - so doesn't really matter - such a peaceful place"
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    "Higher floors have better views."
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    "Higher floors at the end of the floors away from the lift to get a better view."
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