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    RNLI College

    West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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    • Very good18%
    • Average3%
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    1 - 5 of 830 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Good meeting facilities for business, excellent rooms (rival anything Premier Inn etc can offer, full dining facilities and bar. Great views from rooms. Take in a visit to the college where they train all UK&I lifeboat crews (really fancy wave pool and simulator) and the...More

    Thank PersonalTaste
    Reviewed yesterday

    Modern spacious rooms, good service, good position with waterfront views and handy for Poole Quay. The restaurant offers good quality ordinary food - I had cannelloni and my husband had fish and chips. The later was supposed to be with mushy peas which came as...More

    Thank Janet P
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Lovely spacious room. Room and bathroom spotless. Very comfy bed. Food in restaurant lovely.Only stayed 1 night en route from Jersey to home, but would highly recommend this place. Lovely view from room, esp.in the morning.More

    Thank Lynda B
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Lynda B, Thank you for the lovely review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay with us at the RNLI Training College in Poole on your way home from Jersey. I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us as we look forward to...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Thank you Michael for a great tour of your College today. Extremely interesting and informative. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Loved seeing the new boats, Particularly the one heading for Llandudno as we recently saw the new building which Will house the boat.

    Thank dibandcol
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear dibandcol, Thank you for the kind review following a recent tour of the RNLI College here in Poole and I'll be sure to pass your kind comments onto our tour guide Michael. Kind regards Ewan Steele

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have stayed at the lifeboat college at least once a year for the past 6/7 years. The rooms have been very recently re-decorated and are really nice. They are always clean, comfortable and well looked after. They can be quite warm but this is...More

    Thank Kim S
    Response from Ewan S, General Manager at RNLI CollegeResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Kim S, Thank you for the lovely review following your most recent stay with us and I'm pleased to hear that we've continued to please you throughout the years. Thank you for your ongoing support for the RNLI Saving Lives at Sea and we...More

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    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Free Parking
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 60
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    • Dorset >
    • Poole
    • Also Known As
    • Rnli College Hotel Poole ,
    • RNLI College Poole, Dorset
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    AnnaLee88
    5 September 2017|
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    Response from dgas30 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we saw children I'm sure that wouldn't be a problem
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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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    janetcohen1963
    9 May 2017|
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    Response from Ewan S | Property representative |
    All of our rooms have a double bed plus a sofa that can be made into a sofa bed. If you haven't already done so, please contact the RNLI College reception team on 0870 833 2000 and they will be pleased to help.
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    "Waterfront is great"
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    "If you want a quiet room ask not to be over the disco."
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    "Choose side of hotel with views of Upton Lake"
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    "All rooms have harbour view."
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