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- Haven Hotel
- 161 Banks Rd - Sandbanks
- Poole BH13 7QL - United Kingdom
- 0800 48 400 48
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Haven Hotel set in the perfect location; just a step from an award winning beach and miles of golden sands with plenty to see and do. Enjoy fabulous views of the Purbecks and the Isle of Wight; rellax in the comfort of modern and well-appointed rooms; stroll along the beach or take a ferry ride to Studland and Brownsea Island. For business, pleasure or just pure leisure, Haven Hotel has everything you need, from a state-of -the-art Business Suite to the indoor pool and gymnasium. Ideal for all ages; children's entertainers throughout holiday periods; dedicated children's dining area and a choice of restaurants. Conference facilities and dedicated business suite keep you in touch by e-mail and internet. take time out to relax in the brasserie, play tennis or just enjoy the sunset from the terrace. Activities and attractions abound; windsurf, play golf, shop and see a show. Discover the Dorset countryside or just enjoy the fabulous views.
Freshly prepared, exciting modern dishes are served in 'Sands' Brasserie. Located right next to the beach, with the sound of lapping waves, it's hard to imagine a more idyllic spot in which to enjoy delicious food. By using the best fresh produce available - much of it sourced locally, our chefs create a variety of dishes to suit most palates. Their talents have earned them a coveted AA Red Rosette. A full wine list, with wines from around the world, compliments the menu. The fully air-conditioned main hotel Restaurant meanwhile, offers Diners an attractive setting in which to enjoy Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner, with views overlooking Poole Bay. A popular Breakfast Buffet is available here between 7.30am - 9.45am each weekday, ( 8.00am - 10.00am weekends), and Dinner is served between 7.00pm - 9.00pm. With capacity for up to 200 Diners it is also ideal for larger banquets and functions. The Ballroom, 'Sands' Brasserie and the á la carte restaurant are all available for private parties.
Haven Hotel is renowned for its excellent children's facilities and our staff go out of their way to ensure that parents too, enjoy their break. Children's entertainers are employed during school and public holidays. We have a great deal of experience in providing the perfect balance for the family holiday - fun and games for the children and rest and relaxation for their parents. Our entertainers provide a wide variety of different indoor and outdoor activities, designed to keep children amused and challenged. The 'Kiddi' Bar' is a bright, purpose-built children's restaurant where it's perfectly ok to be a bit 'messy'! Everything's wipe-clean and high chairs are available for the little ones.
Haven Hotel is a short distance from the Haven, its sister hotel - both located on the picturesque Sandbanks peninsula. A short journey by car takes you to the shops and many attractions of Poole. The surrounding countryside has an abundance of natural beauty with so many famous landmarks. For the golfer there's a wide choice of courses available. Poole is well served by good road and rail links from London and the North.
There are few hotels in the country that can offer such a stunning location in which to hold a conference. Combine a high standard of meeting/training facilities, professional and friendly service, well appointed bedrooms and award-winning cuisine and Haven Hotel has to be the ideal venue.
The Business Centre is in a self-contained area within the hotel and comprises a selection of varying sizes of conference and syndicate rooms. Numbers for a 'U' shape layout range from 12 - 28. Room layouts for the Wessex Suites can be found on our conference information page. On the same floor we have a fully air-conditioned 'BUSINESS RESOURCE SUITE' which offers web browsing, e-mailing, printing and scanning resources. In another area of the hotel there is a much larger room - the Harbour Suite, with 4 adjacent syndicates; there is also the multi-purpose Ballroom for presentations etc.
All conference and syndicate rooms have natural daylight and some have harbour views. Most main rooms and some syndicates, are fully air-conditioned and the majority of the suites in the Business Centre have security code locking system to ensure total privacy for clients. Ladies and gentlemen's cloakrooms are within close proximity. Meeting rooms in the Business Centre are equipped with projection screens, flip charts, hanging rails, white boards, OHP tables; the Harbour Suite has a blackout facility. In the Business Resource Suite guests have the facility to have their own private e-mail address during their stay. There is also a late check-in/early check-out facility and the opportunity to enjoy a hot meal or snack around the clock or an early cooked breakfast in the main restaurant. In addition to the facilities offered in the hotel, a comprehensive range of golf and watersports may be arranged locally. Both daily and 24 hour packages are available at very attractive rates.
Our restaurants and banqueting suite provide the perfect visual complement to your dining with delightful views over Poole Bay. The Haven Hotel is the proud owner of two AA Rosettes for fine food with La Roche Restaurant offering a carefully selected choice of dishes including, naturally, beautifully prepared fish, as well as superb sweets and an excellent wine cellar. Opening times: (please pre-book your table to avoid disappointment) - Monday - Saturday - 7.00 p.m. until last orders 9.45 p.m.
The Brasserie restaurant extends along the entire length of the Hotel on two levels, offering uninterrupted views over the bay. The newly built structure boasts air-conditioning, under floor heating, and K-2 glass double-glazing all added to "up to the minute" designs in furnishing and décor. The Brasserie menus offer something for everyone and include traditional and continental cuisine, all freshly produced and cooked to order. Service provided through out the day. Morning coffee served daily from 10.00 a.m. Brasserie lunch served daily from 12.00 noon until 5.30 p.m. Light snacks served daily from 10.00 a.m. until 5.30 p.m. Afternoon tea served from 3.00 p.m. until 5.30 p.m.
The Terrace is the perfect place to take things easy as you enjoy a drink or eating "al fresco" in the form of a salad, sandwiches, coffee or pastries all accompanied by the ever changing seascape of the bay spread out before you. Glorious on those long golden days beneath your parasol and with the sea breeze on your face, or on warm summer evenings as you watch the sun go down over the Isle of Purbeck, it's not difficult to imagine yourself on the deck of a cruise liner. Opening times - 10.30 a.m. - until 5.30 a.m.
Situated in the main hotel, The Sea-View Restaurant offers a substantial three-course table d'hôte lunch and dinner served within the splendour you would expect from one of south coasts premier hotels. This restaurant primarily serves residential guests however we are happy also to accommodate small non-residential parties, who prefer the ambience of a large restaurant and enjoy the flexibility of a table d'hôte menu. Opening times - Open daily for luncheon 12.30 p.m. until 2.00 p.m. Open daily for dinner 7.30 p.m. until 9.30 p.m.
Dedicated to providing the very best in conference and meeting facilities, the Haven has built an enviable reputation, national and international, as one of the country's premier venues. In total the Haven Hotel has 8 conference suites, varying in size and facilities to provide the ideal location for meetings from 2 - 160 people. The purpose built air-conditioned Business Centre houses 3 suites and the Octag room, with an additional 3 suites and the Brownsea Lounge in the hotel itself. The relaxation of the delegates receives high priority with the provision of the hotel's own Leisure Club, the use of which is included in the delegates' rates.
We cater all year round for wedding parties, celebratory functions and evening dinner dances. We can offer private rooms for parties from a minimum of 10 to a maximum of 160. The Haven has two function suites licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies, enabling the entire wedding event to be staged at a single venue. We are happy to entertain festival weekends or single night banquets with our award-winning chefs pleased to create menus to suit your special occasion.
Located at the entrance to Poole Harbour, the luxurious 4 star Haven Hotel offers plenty to ensure that you never have to leave the hotel. However it's central location offers easy access to both Poole and Bournemouth, and ensures a quick and easy journey to The New Forest and Purbeck Hills. There really is something for everybody. In addition to the immediate area, the Haven is ideally situated for access to Bournemouth International Airport. Poole Ferry terminal is only a short drive away, from which you can travel to France, or take the Condor to Jersey & Guernsey.
Brownsea Island, owned by the National Trust and reached by nearby ferry, has 500 unspoiled acres which are a delight for nature lovers; there is also an open-air theatre during the summer. For golfers, there are several local courses in beautiful surroundings. Poole and Immediate Area: Poole Pottery, Sandbanks Beach, Local Water Sports, Tower Park, Purbeck Hills, Corfe Castle, Brownsea Island and Poole Ferry Terminal. Bournemouth: Shops, Bournemouth Pier, Bournemouth, International Centre, Theatres and Shows and Bournemouth International Airport.
The famous Poole Pottery, glorious gardens at Compton Acres, Shell Bay's golden sands, the dramatic ruin of Corfe Castle and the New Forest, with it's wild ponies, are among the many other outstanding attractions to be found within easy driving distance.
The rates shown above are for standard rooms only; a supplement may apply to superior or executive rooms, Prices are per person, per night, for Dinner Bed and Full English Breakfast, sharing a Double or Twin bedroom with en‑suite facilities. Extra Nights pro rata. Minimum stay 2 nights, maximum 4 nights. These rates are subject to availability and are not applicable over Christmas, New Year or Public Holidays.
Our special family breaks feature a full programme of Children's entertainment, and a separate Children's Restaurant for Lunch and Dinner. With evening entertainment, and all the facilities usually provided during the main holiday season, these breaks represent superb value for money. In addition of course, we are proud of our claim to be the only hotel directly on what is widely considered to be the best beach in Britain. We hope that you will be able to join us during one of the following periods when we look forward to welcoming you and your family to the Sandbanks Hotel. All rates shown are per person per night, unless shown as a package rate for a set number of days, and include VAT at the prevailing rate.