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The Canford

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Canford

The Canford

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBranksome Chine Beach15 min walk
  • Popular LocationBranksome Dene Beach17 min walk
  • Popular LocationAlum Chine Beach4 min drive
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU)50 min drive

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About this area

Poole

Located in Poole, The Canford is near the beach. Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre and O2 Academy Bournemouth are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Poole Harbour and Christchurch Harbour. Sandbanks Beach and Oceanarium are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Branksome Chine Beach - 15 min walk
  • Sandbanks Beach - 15 min walk
  • Branksome Dene Beach - 17 min walk
  • Alum Chine Beach - 4 min drive
  • Brownsea Castle - 69 min drive

Getting around

  • Poole Parkstone Station - 5 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 50 min drive

Restaurants

  • Loch Fyne Seafood & Grill - 4 min walk
  • Rick Stein - 3 min drive
  • Patisserie Mark Bennett - 3 min drive
  • Cotea - 4 min drive
  • The Porterhouse - 4 min drive

About this property

The Canford

4-star inn near Sandbanks Beach
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free inn has a bar/lounge and free newspapers. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a garden. All 10 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Desks and free toiletries are also available to guests.
The Canford offers 10 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

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 or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 20 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 20 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 and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Plantation Inn Poole
Plantation Poole
The Plantation
The Canford Inn
The Canford Poole
The Canford Inn Poole

Frequently asked questions

4.6
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 40 out of 57 reviews
5 - Excellent 70%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 57 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 57 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 57 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 57 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very comfortable room and bed was really good. Staff were very friendly - cannot find any fault at all - a truly excellent stay - highly recommended
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
GOOD SOLID INN WITH FRIENDLY,CAPABLE STAFF
Very nice staff,particularly the reception and breakfast staff,would recommend and to stay again is highly likely
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Strange times
Things are obviously a little different at the moment but on the whole we enjoyed our stay. Staff were very pleasant and the breakfast was excellent. We did have an issue with the tap controls in our bathroom and and the plug mechanism in the bath didn't work. Hard to get an optimum bath temperature. Shame that the bar area seemed to be booked both evenings by locals so we were unable as residents to actually use the hotel bar. Maybe a few tables should be held back as there was nowhere else within walking distance to have a drink.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
weekend break
Lovely spacious room , quality decor in bedrooms . Conservatory and garden area was pleasant . Central location to everything . Overall good value
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020