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Sandbanks Hotel

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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.
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Business Center with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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Bournebouth Intl Airport7 mi
Eastleigh Airport31 mi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

To be honest, this was disappointing. Location is great if you have a sea facing room, but the "harbour view" rooms actually look out on to the car park. Its quite a walk to the Sandbanks ferry and the buses were full whenever we wanted...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Kevinorford
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kevinorford - thank you for taking the time to pass on your comments. Our views are just stunning and rooms have either a beachfront view over blue flag Sandbanks Beach or over Poole Harbour and Brownsea Island, some and indeed the car park is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed one night for Xmas party. Food was lovely room was great very clean big, great view had a lovely breakfast lots of choice. Staff were all very polite and helpful would recommend and would stay here againMore

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 608nickyc
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dearest 608nickyc - thank you so much for your review - we are delighted that you had a super time at your party - we love hosting parties throughout the year and I have passed on your comments to housekeeping and chef - thank you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stayed here for a company Christmas party and the location on Poole Harbour in Sandbanks is lovely. I paid £66 BB through Booking.com and the room was basic but fine, breakfast was buffet style. Overall worth it but slightly soured by having to pay...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank SiFi999
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear SiFi999 - thank you so much for your review. And yes, our location is one in a million and we are the only UK hotel with direct access onto a Blue Flag Beach - and of course our views over Poole Harbour are magnificent...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are just back from a 3 night stay 2-4th Dec 18 at this hotel which we visit 2-3 times a year, we love it here and the area. The big question is, is it staying or being knocked down for a new hotel !...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear I3598OGmichaelm - thank you for reviewing your most recent stay with us. And for being such loyal regular guests. I have passed on all of your comments to the relevant departments and am grateful for your feedback. We do have a promotional program that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed one night here as we were attending a party in Sandbanks. It's ideally placed, with sea views front and rear. We had a room on the 3rd floor (stairs for the last flight - no problem to us). The room had great views...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank PeeBeeWiltshire
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dear PeeBeeWiltshire - thank you for your review and yes, aren't we lucky to have such breathtaking views over the blue flag Sandbanks Beach? There is a rolling refurbishment plan and all areas of the hotel are enjoying a fresh look - in fact, all...More

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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I booked a sea view room with balcony for my parents and a harbour view for myself and my partner and we were given good sized rooms in the newer (1970's?) addition to the far end of the hotel. I see you are from... More
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No restrictions were made during our stay. It's very deep at one end and not very big. Swimmers stand no chance
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"Second floor for the view"
109alexisj
1 week ago
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"Pay the extra train for balcony sea view"
johnsB414OP
4 weeks ago
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"We liked the family rooms that were off the corridor to the main entertainment room best"
Harrsica
Nov 7, 2018
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"Sea view is a must!"
Lorrainedade
Nov 3, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$85 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
sandbanks poolepoole sandbankshotel poole sandbankssandbanks hotel poolehotel sandbanks
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
FJB Collection - The Sandbanks
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandPoole
NUMBER OF ROOMS
116
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