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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is left in a time warp from the 1970'S Our room was old, dirty and needed renovation about 20 years ago never mind in 2016. For £175.00 a night it was a real disapointment. Checked out and went down the road to the Haven which was better

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Thank mum48londonSW
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from Sandbanks Hotel and will not be rushing back! We were meeting friends and ordered 5 coffees - simple enough you would think? NO! The staff at the outside bar could not understand what we meant by decaf or decaffeinated ( we tried that too!).Eventually between two of them we thought it was settled. About 40... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Sandbanks Hotel is just lovely and it is right on the beach on the south side of Sandbanks, and with also rooms facing Poole harbour on the north side. Our rooms were a large standard number 220 and 219 a family room with an second room with three single beds with a second door to the bathroom and a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a disappointment this hotel was after seeing the website and booking this hotel well in advance. There was no reservation confirmation sent to me and that should have alerted me- if I recall correctly, I printed my receipt as the only verification. The Sandbanks hotel is an older property and it was running weddings during my stay from August... More 

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Thank Bobbi S
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just an overnight stay for business reasons. Was given a small room with a single bed. However, it was comfortable and I don't remember falling out. In fact, I don't remember much. It was a sociable evening. Lovely location with the Solent on one side and Poole Harbour on the other. Beautiful outdoor dining area for when the weather is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel has probably the best location in the south. Overlooking the sea and only a few yards away from the beach. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. What I will say is the the waiting staff in the bar and restaurant are like chalk and cheese. We had a meal in the restaurant and the service was so... More 

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Ryde, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On arrival I was a bit put-off by the look of the place. Very run-down and dirty and I was thinking that I may have made the wrong choice at £170 b&b. Entering the Hotel reception was better and staff were very helpful but I did ask for a room review before committing. Room 209 sea view balcony first floor.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel needs investment.Leisure facilities in the hotel limited for a hotel of this size but as a result were underused - it was as well the weather was good. Huge dining room - expecting at any moment to get the coach parties in.Good basic breakfast but not inspired by the offer to try lunch or dinner. The bedroom was large... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I spent the weekend here and I can't rate It highly enough, the location is awesome and worth the money alone . We had an sea view room with a balcony which was spacious and clean with a nice size. Bathroom also clean and well kept and of course a fantastic view with the sound of the... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So excited to be able to visit our favourite chinese again last night as they have opened in the Sandbanks Hotel after closing in Bournemouth a few months ago. As always the food & service were top notch, topped with an amazing view. If you want the best chinese then you have to visit! Happy Days!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched in one of England's most enviable seaside locations, the Sandbanks Hotel is a relaxed and affordable holiday destination. With direct access to the world-famous sandbanks beach - seven miles of prestigious blue flag awarded sand to get between your toes! Our popular beach-side terrace area is a place to recline with a glass of wine.Featuring well-appointed rooms that have been designed for comfort and relaxation. Many boasting either sea views or outlooks across Poole harbour. We're sure you'll agree that when it comes to family holidays, it's best to keep everybody happy. Mum, dad, teenagers, toddlers and everyone in between all need their own piece of holiday heaven. The Sandbanks Hotel is a fun filled staycation location for family seaside holidays. With dedicated children's entertainment during school holidays, an exciting programme of activities and adventure with the Watersports Academy - there are more opportunities for mum and dad to find some relaxation time. Our Seaview Restaurant boasts celebrated chefs and an enviable sea view. Helmed by Head Chef, Wayne Joyce and his commitment for creating good food with local ingredients inspired by our wonderful location. When you need a rest from building sandcastles, Sandbanks Beach Club is the perfect spot for a summertime bite. Located on the terrace, it's an easy option for lunch and dinner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandbanks Hotel

Address: 15 Banks Road, Poole BH13 7PS, England (Formerly FJB Collection - The Sandbanks)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range: $101 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sandbanks Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 116
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Also Known As:
Sandbanks Poole
Poole Sandbanks
Hotel Poole Sandbanks
Sandbanks Hotel Poole, Dorset
Hotel Sandbanks
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
#4 Luxury Hotel in Poole
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