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Sandbanks Hotel

£1500 - £4500 for Venue Hire
Up to 100
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If you’ve always dreamt of a beachfront wedding, the Sandbanks Hotel has it all.
Pricing & Costs

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Venue hire will apply for your wedding breakfast and evening celebration. Prices start from £1,500 during our off-peak winter months and...
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What is included in this pricing:
Couple accommodation included
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

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Including a 4-course set menu, you can choose from a list of handpicked recipes, using locally sourced produce. If you are looking for s...
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What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Corkage charge applicable
Cutlery included
Menu tasting included
Minimum numbers apply
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Table linen included
Wine allowance per guest
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Features & Capacity


Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
If you’re one of those couples who have always dreamed of celebrating their wedding on the beach, then in the sunny south of England, the Sandbanks Hotel is the idyllic place to do so. With superb service and professionalism, stylish cuisine, unique wedding suites, unbelievable backdrops and views, you have more than a few good reasons for having the time of your life with your loved ones in Dorset at the Sandbanks Hotel. Facilities and capacity Sandbanks Hotel is an ideal venue for wedding receptions, civil ceremonies and partnerships. Winner of Dorset Wedding Supplier’s ‘Wedding Planners of Year Award’, they can offer you: The Peninsula Suite offers a refreshing blend of elegance and informality, complimented with extensive large windows overlooking both the harbour and sea. Perfectly formed, complete with upper and lower seating areas offering the happy couple optimum views of their whole party whilst seated. For smaller weddings, the room can be stylishly split with a lounge area – versatile to your wishes or theme. This generously sized suite is completely self-contained with a private bar, elevated stage, and dance floor. The suite will comfortably seat up to 140 guests; with an option to extend numbers for the evening to 200 guests. The Compass Suite has everything a beach-loving couple could wish for. This delightful conservatory-style room has stunning panoramic views of the coastline plus access to a private terrace where couples can enjoy a drinks reception. The suite will comfortably seat 80 guests, with a chic fireplace in the centre to add an ambient glow to your wedding breakfast. For evening celebrations this suite can comfortably accommodate 120 guests. Location Enjoy up to seven miles of gorgeous golden beaches as Sandbanks Hotel is lovely placed on the Sandbanks Peninsula, with stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lauren Griffiths | Weddings Manager
Thank you for taking the time to look at the Sandbanks Hotel and consider this stunning venue for your upcoming Wedding Day. We hope you like what you have seen so far if you have any questions please do get in touch. We have a fantastic team of experienced wedding coordinators on hand to guide you through the planning process to make the organization easy and enjoyable. We look forward to chatting with you soon :-) The FJB Weddings Team


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
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Debbie & Gary Riggs
Married in June 2019
October 2019
Made our special day even more wonderful
Dear Caitlin & the Sandbanks team. Thank you so much for all of your help and assistance to us on our wedding and stay at the Sandbanks Hotel. You helped to make our spec...
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Married in June 2018
August 2018
Incredible hospitality!
We cannot thank you enough. We had our wedding at the Sandbanks on Saturday. We had amazing weather and the best venue. Amy and the team helped organise our day down to p...
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Married in June 2018
August 2018
A truly memorable, perfect day!
We had our ceremony & reception at The Sandbanks Hotel 9th June. I can not thank Amy & the team for their outstanding service. The ceremony ocean room was amazing with th...
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Married in May 2018
August 2018
The best beach wedding venue
Thank you so much to everyone at FJB Weddings who helped us with our wedding. We had the best day ever and were very impressed with the team. They always responded to our...
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Married in March 2018
May 2018
We couldn’t have wished for a better day.
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Carl and I had our wedding on Tuesday! Our day went so smoothly and was absolutely perfect! We couldn’t have wished for a better day. No...
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Married in November 2017
May 2018
Our chosen venue perfectly suited
A special thank you to FJB Weddings for accommodating all of our needs beyond expectations for our event. We thoroughly enjoyed the service received from all of the staff...
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Sandbanks Hotel Wedding Fayre 2020

3rd May 2020
If you’ve always dreamt of a beachfront wedding, the Sandbanks Hotel has it all. Situated on the world-famous Sandbanks Peninsula, it’s just a few steps from terrace to sand.
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Location & Contact Details


15 Banks Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7PS, England

Travel Notes

Situated on the world-famous Sandbanks Peninsula, our venue offers breathtaking views just a few minutes away fron the nearest train station.

Nearest Town

Poole & Bournemouth

Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Bournemouth & Southampton

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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Book everything months in advance and don't leave big decisions till the last minute

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Fire breathers on the beach

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique Outdoor ceremony Beach access Modern

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The stunning white sand beach

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Harry Redknapp is a regular guest of the hotel

What’s your favourite canapé?

Oak Smoked Salmon, roasted pepper salsa, blini

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Wood Fired Pizza

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Direct access onto 7 miles of white sand beach