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RNLI College
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Poole
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like Sherilyn G has said before me, a great hotel while helping the RNLI.

The location for the ferry to Cherbourg is excellent - would definitely stay again if travelling in this direction.

Do try and find out when the tours are taking place BEFORE you go - as we missed them. Also there was a gourmet dinner being held in the restaurant, which we also missed, A pity. Must be much more organised next time.

Room Tip: Higher up the building would be better for the view - the lift works fine.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI College, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 21cook,

I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole and we look forward to welcoming you back again when you are next visiting the area.

Kind regards
Ewan Steele

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great Hotel, views from the room outstanding, the room was tastefully themed, breakfast was great, restaurant and bar were very welcoming and the staff were very helpful and pleasant. Attended both tours which were excellent and informative loved the simulator. Would definitely stay again, felt like I was doing my bit to help the RNLI.

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sherilyn G
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Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI College, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sherilyn G,

Thank you for the lovely review 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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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The welcome was great, room luxurious, views amazing and Breakfast perfect.
This is not a cheep option, but your luxury break is helping to fund the training of our brave lifeboat and lifeguard men and women. Porridge at breakfast and fried to order eggs were nice touches.

Room Tip: Quiet and high up
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
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Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI College, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jsailox,

Thank you for the kind 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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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Here for a university reunion . Staff very friendly good bar food good excellent dinner at do. Stayed up till late 4 am and staff very good. Room clean harbour view very hot water. Would very much like to return

  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with friends
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Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI College, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear alfie08,

Thank you for the kind review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay and reunion at the RNLI College in Poole and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Kind regards
Ewan Steele

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The hotel was beautifully decorated and exceptionally clean and tidy. The rooms were spacious and tasteful. Breakfast was varied and excellent, obviously very good quality, the views from the room and the hotels communal areas are different and the general architecture of the building was exquisite.

Stayed: April 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank Helen M
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Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI College, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Helen M,

Thank you for the lovely review following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College.

We look forward to welcoming you back again in the foreseeable future.

Kind regards
Ewan Steele

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Additional Information about RNLI College

Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
#2 Family Hotel in Poole
Price Range: $152 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 College also makes a stunning wedding venue with views over the harbour. Every £ Spent at RNLI College saves lives at sea. ... more   less 
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RNLI College Poole, Dorset

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