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    RNLI College

    West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We travel to Poole regularly to see family and normally end up on an inflatable mattress somewhere and do not get a very good nights sleep. Booked this after seeing the reviews and we were not disappointed. The staff are lovely, the room is clean...More

    Thank Joe B
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My husband and I were attending a car auction and needed somewhere to stay the night before and I remembered that the RNLB offered accommodation and meals very close to the harbour. Turned out to be good choice - harbour view from our splendid room,...More

    Thank reedOxfordshire
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My wife and I stayed her for a night for her birthday and we were very pleased with the whole short stay. The parking was initially confusing and poorly sign-posted (RNLI actually have a pay and display car park just past the main entrance but...More

    Thank Timbob23
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Timbob23, Thank you for taking the time to proved feedback following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed the vast majority of our facilities and that you would definitely book again when...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is an excellent modern hotel a short walk from the centre of Poole with most rooms having good views over the harbour. There is adequate free parking but you have to persuade security to let you through first. Reception was efficient and friendly and...More

    Thank astronomer-at-large
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 days ago

    Dear astronomer-at-large, Thank you for the lovely review following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back again on your return to Poole. Kind...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a great option rather than a standard hotel and B&B. The rooms are very comfortable and it is well run and very good value for money. Also great to know that you're supporting a worthwhile charity. We'd definitely stay here again.

    Thank Rachel L
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Rachel L, Thank you for the lovely review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the foreseeable future. Kind regards Ewan Steele

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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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$137 - US$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
    • Also Known As
    • Rnli College Hotel Poole ,
    • RNLI College Poole, Dorset
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    10 May 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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    janetcohen1963
    10 May 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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    Tim F
    19 April 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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    "Book in advance, as they run course so maybe need rooms for them.."
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