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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed one night at the RNLI College hotel and I was happily surprised at how clean and pleasant it was. The tastefully appointed rooms are a reasonable size - nothing like the dorm-room concept I was expecting. Having the Riggers restaurant on site made...More

Thank OutOfTheNorth
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear OutOfTheNorth, Thank you for highlighting so many of the positive elements that contributed to your enjoyable stay here. Riggers restaurant is a perfect location for dining in and is actually open to all non residents too so should you wish to come back for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed overnight before ferry next day. Hotel was very comfortable although a little warm during the hot spell. Very helpful staff and would definitely stay again. Poole itself was lovely down by quay.More

Thank TheCavehome
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear TheCavehome, Thank you for choosing the RNLI College in Poole as your base and for reviewing us here on tripadvisor. The College is located near to a lot of the towns amenities and residents often comment on what a fantastic location we have. I...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Just enjoyed a fantastic weekend in Poole with a large group of friends staying at the RNLI College. Great location for exploring the South Coast and amazing views from the rooms. Accommodation at the college is clean, comfortable and bright - would probably describe it...More

Thank Karen S
Response from Nicholas L, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Karen S, We loved having your group stay with us and it gave the College a real family feel when you were all here. Thank you for leaving such comprehensive feedback as I know its really useful to other potential visitors to the area....More

Reviewed 12 July 2018

Spent a further weekend there recently and enjoyed it as always. Great bar, good breakfast, excellent beds and good linen. Unfortunately the rooms are a little hot this summer and their prices are escalating but overall its both a good location and a good hotel.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Yes, our nephew, Alex G works there and yes he negotiated a lower rate for the room but this facility is outstanding value and extremely well managed - even at full price it would still offer superb VFM. We were made to feel welcome from...More

Thank Geoff G
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Details
Price range
US$130 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$130 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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shelford
11 April 2018|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they do, but you can request rooms next to each other,
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lillibelle110
18 October 2017|
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Response from Jsailox | Reviewed this property |
Phone them up and ask.
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AnnaLee88
6 September 2017|
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Response from Mourneadventurer | Reviewed this property |
Why not give the a phone call or send an email just to make sure? The restaurant and bar area seem to cater for all ages,
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"Third floor has slightly better views, although all rooms have views of Holes Bay"
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"Top floor rooms, 4th floor"
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"all room over look holes bay could do with air con though but there is a fan in the room"
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"All the rooms have a harbour/inlet view. In the week there are guided tours which would have been really..."
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