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West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ England See on map
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

Great location for the ferry if you live in the channel islands, perfect for a quick weekend get away, close to shops, bars etc Good size rooms, nice restaurant and bar, good all round place to stay at a reasonable priceMore

3  Thank AnnaDavies
Response from Richard_Martin9, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 19 January 2013

Hi Trudi 1978 Thank you for taking the time to review RNLI College with tripadvisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your kind comments (especially about our receptionist) and cleanliness. Every £ spent at RNLI College helps support RNLI...More

Reviewed 2 December 2012

We stay at the RNLI College on the 24th November 2012, as my husband had a Cluster Headache Conference there on the 25th. We had an amazing stay. The room was lovely and very spacey, so much so our son was able to go in...More

3  Thank Trudi1978
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Just had a brilliant weekend at the RNLI college. It is better than a lot of hotels I have stayed at. The rooms are very clean with a very comfortable bed. The food also is excellent, although I did have to send my burger back...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2012 via mobile

Room are far to noisy. It's not that other residents are particularly loud, but every sound just travels. Temperature controls in the room are poor and you can't even buy a bottle of water after 11 pm. Try another hotel first!

1  Thank Dublinsunshin
Reviewed 21 November 2012

I gladly returned to the RNLI College for another business meeting which culminated in a sit down dinner. The meeting room was very good and when we had breaks we could look down on the rows of training lifeboats moored below in Holes Bay. The...More

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Description
The home of RNLI training, RNLI College is a fine modern conference and training venue in a stunning waterside setting in Poole, Dorset, and now also offers hotel facilities in the 60 en-suite rooms. RNLI More College also makes a stunning wedding venue with views over the harbour. Every £ Spent at RNLI College saves lives at sea. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$112 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rnli College Hotel Poole
,
RNLI College Poole, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$112 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rnli College Hotel Poole
,
RNLI College Poole, Dorset
Location
United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
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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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"very quite and restfull"
dorset1954
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"All floors are served by 2 lifts, All rooms are quiet & all look out over the water"
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"All rooms have a seaview"
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"We were in a standard double and it was perfect with a wonderful view."
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