With direct access to a Blue Flag beach, this modern hotel provides spectacular views over the famous Sandbanks. It offers free Wi-Fi and has an award-winning restaurant and water sports. The rooms feature a satellite TV, work area, and tea and coffee making facilities, along with a private bathroom. Some rooms have views of the sea or harbour. The Sea View Restaurant is open for both breakfast and dinner and features fantastic sea views over Sandbanks Beach. In the warmer months, guests can relax with a drink on the Sandbanks Terrace. The hotel has its own Watersports Academy, offering equipment and qualified instructors for activities including windsurfing, kite surfing, water skiing and sailing.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 single bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
and
1 bunk bed
or
1 double bed
and
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
7.2
Cleanliness
7.9
Comfort
8.1
Value for money
6.5
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.4
Low score for Poole
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Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • Amalfi Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Italian
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Pizza on the beach
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Facilities of Sandbanks Hotel

Most popular facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • 2 restaurants
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Beach
  • Water sport facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Children's playground
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Heated pool
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Portuguese

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

House rules

Sandbanks Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:30

Check-out

Until 10:30

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 15 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request
£5 per child, per night
4 - 14 years
Extra bed upon request
£20 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Sandbanks Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Children are charged a discounted rate if sharing parents' accommodation. Family rooms include 2 children in the rate.

Please liaise with the hotel directly after making your reservation.

Please note that some rooms are affected by noise from hotel functions at weekends and on other special occasions. Please contact reservations directly for more detailed information.

Guests should note that the lift only goes up to the 2nd floor. The 3rd floor is accessible via stairs.

Please note that some facilities are not available all year round.

When booking more than 6 rooms, a GBP 50 non-refundable charge per room is required.

Please note that additional guests cannot be accommodated. All guests must be indicated at the time of booking.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Sandbanks Hotel

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Sandbanks Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Sandbanks Hotel is from 15:30, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • Sandbanks Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • Pizza on the beach
    • Amalfi Restaurant

  • The prices at Sandbanks Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Sandbanks Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Sandbanks Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Swimming Pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Sandbanks Hotel is 2.8 miles from the centre of Poole. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Sandbanks Hotel include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Family

  • Guests staying at Sandbanks Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet