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Haven Hotel
Haven Hotel

161 Banks Road, Poole BH13 7QL

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (241 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Sandbanks hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sandbanks Ferry Terminal and Brownsea Castle. Shel …

£62
Holiday Inn Express Poole
Holiday Inn Express Poole

Walking Field Lane, Poole BH15 1RZ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (382 reviews)

Located in the heart of Poole, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Lighthouse Poole and Poole Harbour. Brownsea Island i …

£45
Quay Holidays - Dolphin Quays
Quay Holidays - Dolphin Quays

Various Addresses, Poole

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (9 reviews)

These apartments are located throughout the area in Poole.

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Quay Holidays - Harbour Reach
Quay Holidays - Harbour Reach

41 High Street, Poole BH15 1EG

3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in Poole, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Eileen Soper's Illustrated World and Poole Harbour. Scaplen’s …

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Travelodge Poole
Travelodge Poole

Lifeboat Quay, Holes Bay Road, Poole BH15 1LS

£39
Inn In The Park
Inn In The Park

26 Pinewood Road, Poole BH13 6JS

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (29 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Alum Chine Beach, Bournemouth Beach, and Bournemouth International …

£50
Fab Hotel
Fab Hotel

55 West Cliff Road, Bournemouth BH4 8BA

2.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Alum Chine Beach and Bournemouth International Centre. …

£80
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel

30 West Hill Road, Bournemouth BH2 5PH

4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (368 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bournemouth, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bournemouth International Centre and …

£64
Best Western Montague Hotel
Best Western Montague Hotel

13 Durley Road South, Bournemouth BH2 5JH

3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (87 reviews)

Located in the heart of Bournemouth, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemout …

£41
Laguna Hotel
Laguna Hotel

6 Suffolk Road South, Bournemouth BH2 6AZ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (145 reviews)

Situated in Bournemouth, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Square, Bournemouth International Centre, and Bournemouth …

£42
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Pocket Guide: Poole Brownsea Castle Hotels

Set on the idyllic Brownsea Island just off the Dorset coast, Brownsea Castle is a Tudor castle now owned by the National Trust. Built by Henry VIII to defend against invasion from the French and Spanish, it fell into ruin before being renovated and restored. Although there are no hotels on the island, there are plenty in nearby Poole, ranging from boutique B&Bs to impressive contemporary hotels. There are daily ferries to the island, allowing you to explore it at your leisure.

Pirates, Smugglers and Dens: Hotels near Brownsea Castle

While the castle is a superb attraction, there are plenty of other things to see and do on Brownsea Island. If you're looking for an excuse to peel children from their gaming gadgets, the Natural Play area offers the chance for some old-school fun building dens, chancing your luck at the pine-cone shy and even starring in your own play. Tracker Packs are available for those who want to get closer to nature or follow in the footsteps of the pirates and smugglers that used this island in the past. At the end of the day, a ferry trip will see you back to your nearby hotel, such as the Inn in The Park and the Holiday Inn Express Poole.

Explore Nearby Poole

Brownsea Island is very much a family day out and there are plenty of family-friendly hotels in Poole offering all the little extras to make your stay a comfortable one. The Thistle Poole Hotel and the Savoy Hotel both offer mid-range accommodation; perfect as a base if you want to soak up the sights. However, if you're looking for something more lavish, there are many upmarket hotels in the area such as the Harbour Heights Hotel, the Sandbanks Hotel, and the Haven Hotel. You'll even find a few boutique B&Bs, such as the Merchant House B&B.

In addition to Brownsea Island, there are many attractions in Poole such as Poole Harbour, The Lighthouse Arts' Centre, and Compton Acres. With superb restaurants, excellent shopping and a wealth of hotels and B&Bs, finding a place to stay shouldn't be a problem, whether you want to visit Brownsea Castle or explore further afield in this wonderful part of Dorset.

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