The Haven Hotel

(9 reviews) 9 5
161 Banks Road Sandbanks Poole Dorset BH13 7QL
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About The Haven Hotel

161 Banks Road, Sandbanks, Poole
Dorset, BH13 7QL

With spectacular views of the harbour entrance, Studland Bay and Old Harry Rocks, you can say your vows whilst listening to the lapping of water and the gentle hum of boats.

At the Haven Hotel, you’ll be struck with a sense of decadence and grandeur. There are four fully licenced suites to choose from for civil ceremonies and partnerships.

Fine food is what the Haven Hotel is all about. Head chef Jason Hornbuckle commands a two AA-Rosette standard of cuisine, inviting you for a personal meeting to design (and taste!) your own bespoke menu.

For grand evening celebrations, with sand and sea in touching distance, you and your guests can celebrate in naturally beautiful surroundings.

Our dedicated wedding planners, will help and advise you to ensure that everything goes swimmingly. For further details, contact them on 01202 007 035.

• Say your vows whilst listening to the lapping of water • Dedicated and friendly Wedding Planners • Two AA Rosette awarded cuisine • In-house spa where we will pamper both body and mind in readiness for your big day. • Complimentary night’s accommodation and breakfast for the Happy Couple. • Assure you of peace of mind on the day, but also special memories that will last a lifetime.

Facilities at The Haven Hotel

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Large Hotel
Coastal Weddings
Pub or Restaurant
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Venue Leisure Facilities :
Swimming Pool
Fitness Centre
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Other Features :
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking

The Haven Hotel Reviews (9)

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By Mr and Mrs Ritchie, on 22 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 28 Jul 2019

Hi Katja, We would just like to say a massive thank you for everything you did on Sunday to make our wedding day just perfect. We couldn’t have asked for a better day and loved every minute of it. The whole operation was so slick and professional. We are just off to the airport ready to head on honeymoon! Thank you so much. Mr and Mrs Ritchie x

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By Natalie and Lee, on 22 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 26 Jun 2019

Hi all, Me and Lee just wanted to thank you all for all your help on our special day. You were all amazing!! The pictures we have received are amazing and that’s because of the stunning venue. We couldn’t of wished for a better day. Thank you again : ) Natalie and Lee x

Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfe
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By Mr & Mrs Gillies, on 22 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 11 May 2019

Thank you! Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect for us! You were always there to answer any questions and replying to my (many!) panicked emails leading up to the big day! We had the most amazing day in the most beautiful venue, the sun even shone for us, and we are truly greatful for all of your hard work! Lots of love and besy wishes from Amy & Dan (Mr & Mrs Gillies)

Everything we had hoped for and more
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By Gaynor and Andy, on 22 Aug 2019Date of Wedding - 09 May 2019

Dear Caitlin and Jayne I hope you are both well? Andy and I have just returned from our honeymoon in Cornwall, so I am sorry for the delay in writing to you? We really don’t know where to start. The wedding was perfect, everything we had hoped for and more, so please accept our most sincere thanks for everything you and all the staff did in making it such a fantastic day – we and our guests will never forget it. We look forward to seeing you again. With all our love and best wishes, Gaynor and Andy (Wallace)!

We had the best day ever!
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By Madeleine, on 07 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 23 Sep 2017

My husband and I got married at the Haven Hotel and we had the best day ever! Amy was so helpful and nothing was too much trouble, everything was done for us so we didn't have to worry about a thing. The food was amazing, all the guests commented on how tasty it was. I can't wait to come back and visit soon!

Would highly recommend
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By Angela, on 07 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 15 Sep 2017

Had our reception at The Haven Hotel 6 months ago and it was fantastic. Sebastien, Amy and the staff were wonderful and nothing was too much trouble. The venue was stunning and the food and service second to none. Would highly recommend.

Everything was so immaculate!
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By Rory, on 07 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 15 Jul 2017

Me, Martin, our parents, our families & friends were in utter awe, amazement and joy at what a superb day you laid on for us. Everything was so immaculate, everyone was so friendly, courteous and all of you couldn't do enough for us. Me & Martin were personally so touched by the help, support, kindness and smiles you brought to every step of our Wedding. It exceeded all of our expectations and that of our family and friends. It is a real moment on our lives we will look back on with such endearment, love and joy. Me and Martin sat up at 2am after it had finished and you know...there was not one thing we could tweak, be critical over, or anything. We were so lucky to have our Big day in such amazing hands and we just wanted to thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts for all your energy, time, support, fun and joy. From everyone in our wedding party. Please pass on our most sincere love, we are so proud to have used your amazing services, personalities and venue.

They made our day awesome
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By Natasha, on 07 Jun 2018Date of Wedding - 02 Jun 2016

Had our day Friday 2nd June at the Haven and cannot praise or thank Sebastian and his team enough , nothing was too much for them and helped in every way , they made our day awesome and was great to relay on them so I was not stressed , thank you all soo much, all the best from Mr & Mrs Cross

Great place to tie the knot
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By Carolyn & Peter Boyd, on 28 May 2002

We will long reflect with warm feelings our wedding day at the Haven. It’s got to be one of the best locations for a wedding in the whole of Dorset. Set overlooking shell bay with the Purbeck hills in the distance it looks fantastic. All the staff could not do enough to help and the food was superb. We soundly recommend this venue to anyone wishing to get married somewhere special.

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