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Sandbanks Hotel

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On the beach
Indoor pool, lifeguards on site
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Overview of Sandbanks Hotel

Sandbanks Hotel

4 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
15 Banks Road, Sandbanks, Poole, England, BH13 7PS

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSandbanks Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSandbanks Ferry Terminal2 min drive
  • AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)18 min drive
  • Popular LocationBrownsea Castle58 min drive

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About this area


Located in Poole, Sandbanks Hotel is on the beach. Bournemouth Beach and New Forest National Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Oceanarium and Sandbanks Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Poole Stadium or Vitality Stadium. With kayaking, windsurfing, and sailing nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water.

What's nearby

  • Sandbanks Beach - 1 min walk
  • Sandbanks Ferry Terminal - 2 min drive
  • Branksome Chine Beach - 3 min drive
  • Shell Bay Beach - 37 min drive
  • Brownsea Castle - 58 min drive


  • Amalfi Italian Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Sandbanks Bar — 1 min walk
  • Le Cafe — 11 min walk
  • Rick Stein — 12 min walk
  • Branksome Beach — 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Branksome Station - 6 min drive
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 18 min drive

About this property

Sandbanks Hotel

Delightful beach hotel with a sauna
Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of Sandbanks Hotel's 2 restaurants. All 95 rooms offer free WiFi, sofa beds, and flat-screen TVs. Hair dryers, desks, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Sandbanks Hotel offers 95 accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Accommodations are furnished with sofa beds and desks. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (GBP 10.00 per night)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar/lounge

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Indoor pool
  • Lifeguards on site
  • Playground
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed


  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms


  • Beachfront location
  • Lifeguards on site
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Sofa bed


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination


  • Flat-screen TV


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out fee: GBP 25

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between October 31 and March 25.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 15 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are available for GBP 5 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: GBP 10.00 per night
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 25
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 5 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 15 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Hotel Sandbanks
Sandbanks Hotel Hotel
Sandbanks Hotel
Sandbanks Hotel Poole
Sandbanks Poole
Hotel Poole Sandbanks
Poole Sandbanks
Sandbanks Hotel Poole, Dorset
Sandbanks Hotel Poole
Sandbanks Hotel Hotel Poole

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 197 out of 635 reviews
5 - Excellent 31%
Rating 4 - Good. 246 out of 635 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 120 out of 635 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 54 out of 635 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 635 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hotel well kept and staff were friendly offering great service. Beach stunning and very clean.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

It was directly onto a beautiful beach. The area is beautiful location was great close to public transport poole town nice to have the on site parking. Hotel is a little tired decor wise needs a little work ,
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Anniversary long weekend
Sandbanks Hotel is beautifully positioned on the beach, which is why we booked it. The hotel itself is smart and new in some places but very tired and scruffy in others. Our room was petfect although we didnt like the old fashioned tiled ceiling. It was roomy, large sofa, fridge and balcony. We had a harbour view which was lovely but a little noisy because of the road. We plan to go again but book a beach view room. The corridor was truly depressing! Dirty old carpet, dingy walls, old doors, needs refurbing! We loved the beach bar, stunning views, spacious and elegant, food ok, could be better. We were on the third floor which was a problem as the lift only goes to the second floor. A tiny dark old fashioned lift. They definitely need a new spacious lift that services the whole hotel. The staff are excellent. Very pleasant, helpful and effecient, top marks for them. We will definitely go again and would recommend .
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great spot! Really should make more of the outside area! Was pitch black in the evening with nothing going on on the terrace. Few candles, fairy lights, bar , would make the place amazing!
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021