Sandbanks Hotel

The Sandbanks Hotel offers 4 star accommodation & facilities in Sandbanks, Poole next to one of the UK’s finest beaches & close to local attractions.


15 Banks Road
BH13 7PS
Tel: +44 (0)1202 707377

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The hotel is located in the exclusive area of Sandbanks in Poole, home to a blue flag beach that is renowned as one of the finest in the UK. The hotel offers a stunning view of the breathtaking Poole Bay and Harbour and direct access to the famous beach.

The hotel is located approx 3.5 miles from Poole town centre where there is good access to major roads, bus stations and train links.

The hotel offers facilities for business meetings, events, conferencing and banqueting making the hotel suitable for both business and leisure guests.

Visitors can expect a warm friendly welcome and high levels of service at the hotel. The hotel is located in the Sandbanks area of Poole, where visitors can find good access to local amenities. Sandbanks and Poole town centre offers visitors with a range of interesting shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and entertainment venues. The closest train stations are located at Parkstone, Branksome and Poole.


There are a total of 116 guest bedrooms all of which are decorated to a high standard and offer high quality accommodation and facilities. Guests can choose from inland rooms, superior, family and executive rooms. Room facilities include television with satellite channels, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, trouser press, working desk and tea and coffee making facilities.

There are rooms available with harbour view and sea views that offer wonderful views of either Poole Bay or Poole Harbour.

The hotel has a Spa offers an oasis of tranquillity, where guests can enjoy being pampered and treatments for rejuvenating the body and soul. There are a range of beauty and spa treatments available.

Leisure facilities at the hotel include the Sandbanks Leisure Club where facilities include a heated indoor pool, Trymnasium, Sauna Rooms, steam room, sauna and sun terrace with access to the beach.

The hotel offers a range of facilities for business meetings, events and conferences for up to 120 delegates. The hotel is also a popular location for weddings with its scenic setting and offers a range of wedding packages with banqueting for up to 100 guests.


Each morning guests can enjoy a full English breakfast and a choice of breads, cereals, preserves, yogurts and hot and cold drinks.

The Sandbanks Bar is a modern bar with a relaxed atmosphere offering guests a place to sit back and relax whilst enjoying a drink. There are a wide variety of drinks available here including soft drinks, a range of beers and wines, spirits and a number of cocktails to try. Guests can relax in the Bar Lounge and watch the sun set over Brownsea Island.

The hotel has two restaurants for guests to choose from, the main Seaview restaurant offers a range of dishes to appeal to a range of tastes. The restaurant offers the best in British, European and International cuisine with a range of sea food, meat and vegetable dishes with a mix of traditional and modern twists. The restaurant can cater for vegetarians and those with special dietary requirements with prior notice.

The Sandbanks Brasserie offers another choice for guests and like the Seaview restaurant uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients and a changing menu to reflect the changing seasons. There are salads, light meals, sandwiches, pastries and afternoon tea on offer. During the summer months it is possible to dine al fresco in the terrace.

Local Attractions

Attractions in the local area include the blue flag sandy beach, Poole Park, the Dolphin Shopping Centre and the Lighthouse Art Centre. Poole Quay is among the largest natural harbours in the world and has a wide range of bars and restaurants with a continental feel and laid back atmosphere.

Bournemouth is located close by and offers attractions of its own including the beach, Bournemouth Oceanarium and Bournemouth Eye where visitors can experience a hot air balloon ride. The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is a multi-purpose leisure and conference venue is also located in the town centre.

The hotel is a convenient place from which to discover attractions in New Forest National Park. The New Forest is located approx 20 miles away and offers visitors a range of activities to try including a wide range of walks and tours to activities such as cycling, sailing and water sports, horse riding, kite flying, fishing, rock climbing and many more.

The hotel is well located for discovering the area and exploring a range of attractions and places of interest in the county of Dorset and neighbouring Devon to the south including attractions such as the Dartmoor National Park and the various beaches of the English Riviera including Torquay and Paignton.

The Dorset & East Devon Coast is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The WHS runs along the coastal route from Dorset up to East Devon for approx 95 miles in length. Along the route visitors can see the stunning natural coastal scenery and visit a number of historic towns and villages to visit. The coastline is rich in history and culture and has a range of beaches for visitors to enjoy.

The hotel is located in Poole in Dorset where visitors will find the best in the renowned English countryside with inspiring natural scenery, a variety of landscapes and plenty of open spaces. There are a number of local shops including those specialising in local arts and crafts and a variety of bars and restaurants. The hotel provides a good base from which to explore attractions in Dorset and local places of interest.


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Transport Links

Closest Train Stations:

Parkstone: 2.1 Miles

Branksome: 2.4 Miles

Poole: 2.9 Miles

Closest Airports:
The closest airport is Bournemouth Airport located 10 miles away via the B3065, A338 and B3073. The larger Southampton Airport is located approx 38 miles away by road via the A338, A31 and M27.

Bournemouth Airport: 10 Miles

Southampton Airport: 38 Miles

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