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    RNLI College

    West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
    011 44 300 300 7654
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    Reviewed yesterday

    A very comfortable room with a fantastic view out across Holes bay. My wife & I had a great stay with a delicious breakfast served overlooking the lifeboats moored up at the waterfront. Altogether better than the branded hotels in Poole. We won't stay anywhere...More

    Thank 1Simoneski
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We tried to book hotel here but fully booked ended up at Travelodge which was fine .We went to RNLI for breakfast which was absolutely lovely everthing was of quality and very competitive priced .The setting overlooking Holes bay despite being overcast weather was noce...More

    Thank gregoryclive
    Reviewed 2 days 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...More

    Thank 21cook
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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...More

    Thank Sherilyn G
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Conference Facilities
    • Banquet Room
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 114 - USD 165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Poole
    • #2 Family Hotel in Poole
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Location
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    • Dorset >
    • Poole
    • Also Known As
    • Rnli College Hotel Poole ,
    • RNLI College Poole, Dorset
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    lillibelle110
    18 October 2017|
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    Response from Jsailox | Reviewed this property |
    Phone them up and ask.
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    AnnaLee88
    6 September 2017|
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    Response from MD1600 | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not 100% sure but could see no reason why not.
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    10 May 2017|
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    Response from Ewan S | Property representative |
    Pleased to say that the departure port for the ferry to Guernsey is only a few minutes around the bay from the RNLI College
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    "Higher up the building would be better for the view - the lift works fine."
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