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Sandbanks Hotel

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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“sea view”(140 reviews)
“kids club”(48 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Ok this hotel maybe a little dated, but it’s in the best location in Sandbanks with stunning views. The staff were very helpful, and our suite overlooking the beach and sea was stunning. We had not expected to have a balcony but were pleasantly surprised...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Called in here for afternoon tea and/or ice creams. The seats had many crumbs on them from previous occupants, the tables were uncleared and there were bits of tissue paper on the floor. General impression was one of uncleanliness. We left immediately.More

1  Thank locallady49
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Hello locallady49 - I am so sorry that your ice cream excursion wasn't up to your expectations - please do come back for another visit - we pride ourselves on our service in the sunshine - and I will of course pass your comments onto...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I have mainly negative points of view about this hotel, chiefly the inefficacy of some of the staff, primarily the ones that work in the bar. Like the previous reviewer Katie J, who's order was forgotten. This happened to us too. On our first night,...More

3  Thank bloodyhubbard
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Hello bloodyhubbard - thank you for your comments - I have passed these onto the kitchens and front of house. I am delighted that you were moved efficiently to another room and that you love the location. The hotel has a rolling refurbishkment programme and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t actually stay the night at the hotel but decided to come for drinks and a late lunch. It was a lovely sunny day and enjoyable to sit outside. We found a table which must have just been left as was still full of...More

2  Thank Katie J
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Helo Katie J, thank you for your lunch review. I have passed your comments on to our food and beverage manager, and I hope that you enjoyed one of the two meals that arrived! The delay is not acceptable and I will pass that onto...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy helpful staff, great food and a very relaxing environment. The hotel is right on the beach which you get a view of from the restaurants. Rooms need updating but very clean and the bed and pillows very comfortable.More

Thank mfinnis
Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 2 days ago

Dearest mfinnis, thank you! We work so hard on the environment for our guests and relaxation is what we strive to facilitate! We are in fact the only hotel that has direct access onto a Blue Flag beach in the UK - it is stunning!...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
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US$179 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
#4 Luxury Hotel in Poole
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$179 - US$332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Poole
#4 Luxury Hotel in Poole
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Kanesmum | Reviewed this property |
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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Neil F
10 April 2017|
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Response from Didgetom | Reviewed this property |
ARROGANCE! They don’t care. They take your money and provide appalling service. The hotel is rubbish and is a sad reflection of many UK hotels who rely on the view and nothing else.
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"View over bay more interesting than beach side even though the beach is fantastic"
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"Sea view is very worthwhile"
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"Get a sea view."
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