Sitting pride of place at the tip of Poole’s most prestigious postcode, The Haven Hotel on the Sandbanks peninsula is packed with promise for a luxurious stay.
Before you step foot inside, you’ll be swept away by the location, with exclusive views across Poole bay – from Brownsea Island to the Purbeck Hills. The Haven’s 77 luxurious bedrooms are designed with pride and styled with meticulous attention to detail. Dine in the acclaimed restaurant ‘The Point’ or grab a quick bite in the club lounge. Indulge in the Haven Leisure Club and Spa with indoor and outdoor pools, Jacuzzi, sauna and hot tub, enjoy a blissful spa treatment, or work out in the gymnasium, fitness studios and all-weather tennis court. Take advantage of The Haven’s beachfront location with a choice of thrilling activities at the Watersport Academy or even charter a skippered catamaran. From business away-days to luxurious breaks in a prestigious pocket of Poole, The Haven has it all.
Making your reservation
The Haven is a luxury hotel offering a standard of service to match its meticulous appearance. Room rates start at a reasonable £69 per person for a twin or double room with various grades of accommodation to suit your budget and purpose of stay. Many rooms have a balcony and most are sea-facing. Families can select an adjoining single or bunk bed room and there is a selection of suites to suit varied tastes and budgets. The rooms are light and airy, blending modern décor with traditional styling. Each comes with smart television, free wifi, working desk area, en-suite and tea and coffee facilities. If you wish to discuss your stay you can make a reservation by telephone. Or take advantage of The Haven’s exclusive web-based offers by booking directly online. Flexible and non-flexible rates are available, with no booking fees regardless of how you pay.
Planning your stay
We want your time at The Haven Hotel to offer relaxation and comfort with an air of luxury. You are welcome to check in from 15:00pm and can check out any time before 11.00am. As well as a variety of rooms, you can take advantage of The Haven’s flexible breakfast and dinner rates to suit your stay. Make reservations in the exclusive The Point restaurant in advance or plan a delicious traditional or Purbeck cream tea to look forward to when you arrive. For a taste of the vistas you can expect to enjoy during your day, check out The Haven’s LiveView cameras.
Dine with a view
Take a seat in The Haven’s locally-acclaimed The Point restaurant, where local delicacy meets culinary flair and enjoy uninterrupted views of Old Harry Rocks and stunning Studland Bay. This double AA rosette restaurant, with menus designed by head chef Jason Hornbuckle, celebrates local, sustainable ingredients. Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea from 3pm to 5pm or a delicious dinner from 7pm. The Point’s table d’hote and prix fixe menus change daily and showcase Dorset’s seasonal ingredients. If the weather is fine, why not dine al fresco on the sea view terrace, again with a daily changing menu and local wine list. Breakfast is served in the charming Peninsula restaurant.
The Haven’s idyllic location provides a breath-taking backdrop for your big day. Whether you’re seeking a venue for your wedding breakfast or a civil ceremony location to stage the main event, The Haven Hotel can host the most perfect wedding day. Its beautifully manicured gardens and beach-side setting are ideal settings for your nuptials and photographs. Discuss your ideas with The Haven’s dedicated wedding planners or let us take care of your whole day. Hold the ceremony in your choice of fully-licensed suite or design and sample your wedding breakfast menu with the head chef. Wedding guests enjoy a 20% off their room rate when booking three months in advance.
Time to unwind
The Haven’s blissful setting and calming décor make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. Why not add a little indulgence by spending time in the Haven Spa? This sanctuary provides a tranquil environment to forget the stresses and strain of everyday life and leave you recharged. While away an afternoon in the hydrotherapy pools, sauna and steam room and take an invigorating dip in the outdoor heated pool and sea view Jacuzzi. Splash out on a luxury spa treatment from experienced therapists using indulgent VOYA seaweed products. If you fancy something a little more energetic, explore the fully equipped gym, tennis courts and yoga.
Haven at your service
Your stay at The Haven includes those countless little extras that really make it special. Enjoy the convenience of onsite parking for ready access to your vehicle – ideal if the views over Shell Bay are too tempting not to explore the beautiful local area. The indoor and outdoor pools are perfect for rounding off a busy day and a great way to entertain the kids. If you’re planning a work away day or function or you are staying here on business, The Haven’s business centre and corporate meeting rooms offer a professional backdrop to the agenda, fully kitted out with the connectivity and technology you need for a productive day out of the office.
Join the team!
Impressed with their facilities, a fan of the FJB hotel group, experienced hospitality professional or keen to enter the profession? If you’ve been inspired by The Haven and want to make a career there, please get in touch and tell them what you can bring to their winning team.
Latest job vacancies
If you work in the hospitality industry or you’re keen to start your career with The Haven and FJB Group, keep an eye on their website for details of all the latest job vacancies. Here, you’ll find details of opportunities at The Haven, Haven Spa, Chine, Sandbanks and Harbour Heights in all departments: food & beverage, guest services, housekeeping, kitchen, night, reception and spa & leisure.
From special occasions to a spur-of-the-moment mini-break, The Haven offers something unique for every stay. Keep an eye on the website for special offers including exclusive seasonal rates, holiday deals and tailored packages to give you even more reason to celebrate your time here.
There are many ways to get in touch with The Haven Hotel. You contact them by phone using either of the numbers featured below, or visit the hotel in person at their Sandbanks address. Alternatively, you can always fill in their online enquiry form and the hotel’s customer service team will endeavour to get right back to you.
Whatever brings you to The Haven Hotel, however long your stay, we’re confident you’ll have a relaxing and enjoyable time. From unbeatable vistas to bespoke menus, a blend of antique and modern styling to unbeatable service, thrilling watersports to relaxing spa treatments, The Haven’s reputation and repeat bookings speak for themselves.