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West Sussex, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived on Sat afternoon. There were no parking spaces so we had to pay to park in a nearby public car park. On checking in, there was a sign displayed at reception stating there was a wedding and that some of the reception rooms were unavailable to hotel guests as a result. There was also an apology made for... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is in the most amazing location with superb views, across the bay to Studland, the sea, or Poole harbour, and watching the little chain ferry! Easy and fun to use that (though prices gone up a lot since we last went 2 years ago) to visit Studland area, nice for a drive, lovely beaches etc. Also easy to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for one night in August, the location and views are amazing, it's such a lovely spot. The main areas of the hotel are very nice. I also felt the same as a previous reviewer, for the price of the room I was very disappointed. The bathroom was tiny and had two half doors with a catch, as apposed... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Haven Hotel is located in a spectacular location at the end of the Sandbanks peninsular and adjacent to the car ferry across to Studland.A beautiful beach with private access from the hotel.The atmosphere of the 1930's prevails,quite,relaxed.The only excitement is to watch the Special Boat Service in their high speed craft practice manoeuvres from the hotel terrace.Poole and Swanage... More 

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Sompting, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a nights stay as it was my partners birthday. For the price paid for the room I would have expected something far larger. No tea/coffee making facilities in the room was something I'd expect the hotel to have. The room had a balcony with an excellent view of the harbour, however as there are no windows it meant keeping... More 

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Bournemouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a fabulous location at the end of the Sandbanks peninsular. The views from the outside terrace restaurant are to die for and the exerience on a sunny day cannot be beaten. There is always something happening with water craft of all shapes and sizes plying to and fro in the harbour entrance. The food is really... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time of staying here although my favourite beaches in the UK are right outside the back door of the hotel. Yes I've been coming down to Sandbanks for years and years, and remember a few years back when Real Madrid stayed at the hotel. Anyway the hotel is in an absolutely brilliant position for sea loving... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked a short break at the Haven Hotel and Spa in Sandbanks Poole. After booking I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and nearly cancelled my trip! The reviews are biased, yes it is a tired place but you have to take into account the age and heritage of the building, improvements would be difficult within the existing fabric... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have spent many holidays here we really love the bedrooms with balcony waking up to fantastic views. Breakfast was a little disorganised on first two mornings but was back to usual excellent quality after this hick up. We prefer dinner at sister hotel Sandbanks where we were once again greeted by Joseph and Sergio who made us feel very special... More 

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb location and excellent staff . Only disappointment was dinner in the main restaurant. Very limited menu and Head Waiter doesn't seem to understand customer service result evening ruined.Would we go back a resounding yes but dinner elsewhere

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
La Roche Restaurant
La Roche Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British, Gluten Free Options
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Haven Hotel is a luxurious four-star spa hideaway. Perched at the tip of the exclusive Sandbanks peninsula in Poole and surrounded by sea and sand. With direct access to seven miles of beaches and just a couple of steps away from Purbeck over the Shell Bay chain ferry. It’s your gateway to South Coast adventure. Featuring elegant and spaciously designed bedrooms with modern creature comforts. Many of which offer ocean view balconies, so that you can embrace the sea air in your pyjamas. We believe that these naturally beautiful surroundings deserve food that’s a little special. La Roche at the Haven Hotel offers an ambient place to dine. Highly acclaimed by locals and recognised for first-class service and exceptional quality with two prestigious AA-Rosettes. Maintained by the talent and skill of Head Chef Jason Hornbuckle. When the Sandbanks sun shines, our terrace is an enviable spot for alfresco dining. You can literally hear the waves crashing as you recline with a glass of wine. Relaxation is often thought of as a luxury; at the Haven Spa we think it’s a necessity. Haven Spa is a sanctuary to unwind your mind and come to your senses. Stroll from the indoor hydrotherapy pools to the chic outdoor heated pool, complete with sea view Jacuzzi and sun lounger area. Allow yourself the luxury of a spa pampering, performed by our highly experienced and friendly therapists. We’ve chosen VOYA seaweed products to relax, beautify and rejuvenate our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Haven Hotel

Address: 161 Banks Road | Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7QL, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Haven)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range: $110 - $332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Haven Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Haven Poole
Haven Hotel Poole
The Haven Hotel Poole, Dorset
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
#3 Luxury Hotel in Poole
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