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The Christchurch Harbour Hotel And Spa
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £185 per night
8.74 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (286 reviews)
Great

"Lovely hotel great spot and good food, very friendly staff. If had to be picky it was the room and restaurant was very warm but better warm than cold. Would love to stay here again in near future."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

The Christchurch Harbour Hotel And Spa
Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
4 out of 5
30 West Hill Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night
2.83 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (543 reviews)
Great breakaway

"Lovely break away. couples massage was a great extra touch"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel
The Bugle Coaching Inn
4 out of 5
The Square, Yarmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
19.18 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (295 reviews)

"This was good value for money. The suite was spacious."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The Bugle Coaching Inn
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
New Forest, New Milton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £695 per night
11.76 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Chewton

"Beautiful hotel, good service. Great for a romantic break."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Beautiful Apartment With a Stunning Location
Sandbanks Peninsula - DHH
4 out of 5
Flat 5, 46 Banks Road, Poole, England
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0.61 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The view was amazing and close to the beach 2 bathrooms made it easier as does a washing machine"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jun 2019

Sandbanks Peninsula - DHH
Pebble Beach
5 out of 5
Marine Drive, New Milton, ENG
The price is £90 per night
12.35 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (327 reviews)

"just very, very pleasant. Clean comfortable accommodation. Excellent breakfast overlooking the needles"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Pebble Beach
Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
4 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £48 per night
3.31 mi from city centre
2.9/5 (994 reviews)
Final vacation

"Excellent under the circumstances. The corona virus shut down came in on the Saturday of our stay The hotel staff still did everything possible to minimise the inconvenience"…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
Chaddesley Glen Apartments - DHH
Sandbanks Hotel
4 out of 5
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0.27 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (568 reviews)
Sandbanks with a view

"Fabulous. Except the buffet experience wasn’t that great We treated ourselves to a deluxe sea view and it was was stunning"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Sandbanks Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
3.5 out of 5
Upper Terrace Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
3.01 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (980 reviews)

"We only stayed one night instead of three here due to the current issues with Coronavirus and self isolation, however we were still made go feel welcome in a time of uncertainty. The hotel was very central and in a great location, rooms were exceptional and we slept well. The cooked breakfast was ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
Haven Hotel
4 out of 5
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0.78 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (621 reviews)

"Position in relation to the Brownsea island ferry. Beautiful views from the dining room and bar."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Haven Hotel
3 Golden Gates
3.5 out of 5
The price is £950 per night
0.83 mi from city centre
3 Golden Gates
Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
105 St. Michael's Road, Bournemouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £123 per night
2.84 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Great experience, nice sea view room"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel
Harbour Heights Hotel
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0.55 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (288 reviews)
Nice spot

"Enjoyed the hotel. Comfy bed and a nice breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 29 Mar 2020

Harbour Heights Hotel
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Pocket Guide: Sandbanks

Visiting Sandbanks

Guests are sure to enjoy the bars, restaurants and spas in Sandbanks. Welcoming and relaxing, this seaside city also attracts visitors with its beaches and coffeehouses.

  • There are 3 Sandbanks hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas December is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Sandbanks

  • A port is one of the top activities, whereas Sandbanks Ferry Terminal, Poole Harbour, and Alum Chine Beach are favourite sights to visit
  • The the sea and beaches highlight the natural beauty, and Brownsea Island, Bournemouth Beach, and Compton Acres are several places worth visiting

Getting around Sandbanks

There are many transport options in Sandbanks. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Sandbanks

For trips with the family or other getaways, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Sandbanks Hotel.

Searching for a romantic getaway or boutique stay? You might like these traveler-recommended, one-of-a-kind properties and small hotels:
  • Harbour Heights Hotel
  • Haven Hotel

Harbour Heights Hotel, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.6 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Sandbanks Hotel and Haven Hotel.

Dressing for Sandbanks

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 3°C
  • From April to June, the average is 18°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 16°C as the daytime average and 4°C as the night-time average
  • About 27 millimetres of rain falls on Sandbanks each year

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Sandbanks?
Sandbanks Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 1-minute walk from Sandbanks Beach. Other good options for your trip include Haven Hotel and Harbour Heights Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sandbanks, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Sandbanks.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Sandbanks?
Based on reviews, Sandbanks Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is Haven Hotel.
What's the best place to stay for a family holiday in Sandbanks?
Harbour Heights Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free buffet breakfast. Other choices for your stay with the children include Haven Hotel and Sandbanks Hotel. Also, attractions in the area such as Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Oceanarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Sandbanks?
Harbour Heights Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features an al fresco restaurant and a bar. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Haven Hotel and Sandbanks Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Sandbanks?
Haven Hotel is a top 4-star beach hotel with free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include Sandbanks Hotel and Haven Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Sandbanks Beach or Canford Cliffs Beach.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Sandbanks?
Sandbanks Hotel is a 4-star hotel with an ocean-view restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Haven Hotel and Harbour Heights Hotel are two other upscale options for your trip.

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