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    Sandbanks Hotel

    15 Banks Road | Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7PS, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
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    • Terrible8%
    Travellers talk about
    “kids club” (50 reviews)
    “sea view” (112 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This was our second visit to the Sandbanks and despite many recent contrary reviews we still find this an excellent hotel to stay at. Certainly the room we stayed in was clean, tidy and roomy. The rather plain retro style of the furnishings may not...More

    Thank Dagdabear
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Warm welcome from the reception staff. Lounge and bar area very pleasant. Rooms were excellent with balconies and fantastic views over the beach. Menu choice for dinner had only four options per course. Chose prawns and my portion was a fraction that of my son-in-laws'....More

    4  Thank Sarah S
    Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Sarah H - thank you for you kind words relating to the Sandbanks Hotel's public areas - all of which have been recently refurbished to a very high standard indeed. The rooms are also recently refurbished and all are part of a rolling programme,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The hotel is in a stunning location, but that's really the only positive thing about it. The whole place is very tired and needs a complete refurbishment, but the worst element is the complete lack of customer service. We asked 4 times if the staff...More

    4  Thank glynisdewhirst
    Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear glynisdewhirst - thank you for your review and allowing me to reply publically. The hotel is indeed the only hotel in the UK with direct beach access onto a Blue Flag beach and in turn yes, what a stunning location. The hotel dates back...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Second floor balcony room. The view is wonderful!!! Breakfast is OK. The view is wonderful. Yes it needs a refurb but it is on the beach and the view is wonderful. Have not eaten dinner here so can't comment. The gym is small but has...More

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

    Dear Stephen M - thank you so much for your wonderful review! Your comments are so welcome and yes, the hotel as a 1920's build is always undergoing a rolling refurbishment programme - this 12-month period sees over £400k being spent on the public areas,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    A one night stay DB&B. Easy free parking but soon filled up, friendly staff. Back & forth to room especially with cases not easy as told to go a long way round to avoid wedding party function which involved dragging cases up & down stairs....More

    2  Thank Dave-Croydon
    Response from FJBHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Sandbanks HotelResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Dave-Croydon - thank you for your review - and for taking the time to write it. Some of the rooms with sea views are a little way from the reception, there is help on hand but sometimes the porters are busy with other guests...More

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    About
    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$127 - US$306 (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
    • Number of rooms
    • 116
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    • Poole
    • Also Known As
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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 Kanesmum | Reviewed this property |
    We too paid £381 for two weeknights and I will happily support a complaint with you. The second floor corridor smell was like a residential nursing home and with dirty walls and damaged doors it wasn't very pleasant.
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    "Harbour view rooms have better view"
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    "Balcony room at rear of building for an amazing view. Avoid third floor rooms as lift only goes to second..."
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    "If you must stay here, have a seaview room."
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    "We had a sea view room which was right on the beach, shame about the room"
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