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Featured Poole Family-Friendly Hotels

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Sandbanks Hotel
Sandbanks Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.9/5 (503 reviews)
£152/ night for 2 guests

The entertainers (The Funsters) were great! Lovely location by the sea and in indoor pool.

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2019
Viewpoint Guesthouse
Viewpoint Guesthouse
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
4.5/5 (361 reviews)
£70/ night for 2 guests

Well presented property,very nice and polite welcome,everything we needed

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2019
Holiday Inn Express Poole
Holiday Inn Express Poole
3.0 out of 5.0 Walking Field Lane, Poole, England
Free cancellation
3.8/5 (655 reviews)
£84/ night for 2 guests

Spacious room, clean, spacious bathroom. Friendly staff. Parking charge was a bit disappointing

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2019
Haven Hotel
Haven Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.9/5 (512 reviews)
£130/ night for 2 guests

We stayed at Haven hotel for one night. The hotel was clean the staff were very helpful. The spa was great for the kids with easy access to the beach. We had a great stay and would certainly return.

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2019
Harbour Heights Hotel
Harbour Heights Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2/5 (253 reviews)
£152/ night for 2 guests

superb views, excellent breakfast but a supposedly 4 star hotel should have safes in the rooms, time to join the 20th century, let alone the the 21st. why don't Bournemouth hotels spend any money on their buildings ?

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2019
Thistle Poole
Thistle Poole
3.0 out of 5.0
Free cancellation
3.9/5 (235 reviews)
£78/ night for 2 guests

The tap is huge! sounds minor but quite irritating.

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2019
Corfe View Poole 2 Bedroomed Upside Down House Direct sea Views
Corfe View Poole 2 Bedroomed Upside Down House Direct sea Views
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

A fabulous location providing the perfect base to explore the Dorset coast. The property is comfortable and well equipped with everything you need. The huge balcony is great to sit out on (even in February!) with stunning views of Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island and beyond. Quick and friendly communication ...

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2018
Corfe View Direct Sea Views
Corfe View Direct Sea Views
Delightful House in Quiet Area Yards From the Poole Waters
Delightful House in Quiet Area Yards From the Poole Waters
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

House provided all we needed. Only criticism would be that for guests staying in winter months it might be nice to have the house warmed up a bit before they get there. (that would also ensure a check was made that the heating was working, however, I can't fault the owner for his prompt response ...

Reviewed on 18 Feb 2018
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Where should we stay in Poole?


The welcoming destination of Poole is a great choice if you've been considering a holiday with the children. The cycling trails, beaches and island setting are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Southampton (SOU), which is located 32 mi (51.5 km) from the city centre. Poole has 26 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.


When should we visit Poole?


You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. Use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Poole.


  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 19°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: April, October, May and January, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, September, July and October, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Poole?


Poole Harbour, Poole Twin Sails Bridge and Poole Stadium are interesting attractions that you and your family will enjoy exploring while you are staying in Poole. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Brownsea Island, Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Beach.


Poole is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Cycling

Getting around Poole


If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Poole Hamworthy Station, Poole Station or Poole Parkstone Station. Poole might not have as many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.