Harbour Heights Hotel
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... found parking for the vans. Well around the villages that is, as there are certainly places to park out away from the villages. Anyway it was a lovely area. Lunch was at Lymington in the New Forest down on the Coast, this is where Ben Ainslie the Americas Cup skipper calls home. A lovely little village. From there we headed through building traffic to the Jurassic Coast and to Durdle Door in particular. Don't you just love ...
... once - love not having to pick up and move every few days...the boat does the travel for you :) There are so very many activities to do on a cruise that we like to pick a few that we haven't done on each cruise and do those first. This afternoon, we took a ship's tour given by the Assistant Cruise Director - a lovely English girl called Karen. We learned a few things we didn't know - including that we should ...
... them right for being so unfriendly!! After Bridport the going got harder with longer and steeper hills, a lot of which I walked up. The longest was from Wooton Fitzpaine ; while I was walking I saw three deer quite close looking over the hedge. I left the No2 for the No52 for a couple of miles, then turned down a tiny lane towards Musbury. This went along the ridge for a while, then plunged downhill towards the village. It must have been at least 1in3 and I was ...
... and just enjoyed the moment. There was a gorgeous steam train at the bottom of the hill that takes tourists up and down the line. We had a cream tea (we call a devonshire tea) on the way out, with a nice walk along what would of been the moat in days gone by, back to the car and home. The cousins had a ball to attend tonight, and we spent the evening out to dinner with some lovely friends of Colin's. Sunday:- today we were graced ...
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Comfortable & good brekfast
Stayed for one night in a sea view room. The rate was a little expensive at £125 per night including breakfast. The room & bathroom were very well appointed, although the interactive system on my TV didn't seem to work & my bathwater was slightly brownish in colour. The room had a fantastic view over Poole harbour, with a small balcony.
I found the staff to be very helpful from the point of checking in to checking out when the receptionist very kindly researched my travel plans on their internet and printed me off a routeplanner.
The breakfast was exceptionally good, I opted for the full English which was freshly prepared and made a change from a hot buffet.
Overall I'd return, but I'd be reluctant to pay much more than £125 per night.
This Hotel is in an amazing location, it has had a great deal of money spent on it and it shows, we were slightly alarmed when we pulled up in our peugeot 307 and the car park was full of ferraris and bentleys and aston martins, however the room was out of this world with a beautiful view, we had a spa bath, robes and slippers, iron and trouser press, tv, sofa, chairs, the most comfy bed I have ever slept in!, the room was truly the best bit, however....who wants to spend all day in their room?. For the 2 night stay and £440.00 for b&b later...me!, it is soooo expensive you need to feel like you have got your moneys worth but we wanted to go sight seeing!, £440 for 2 for b&b is so overpriced, which must be to pay for the pretentious staff. Truly I have never heard the waitress in any hotel say 'Chow sweetie' as you leave breakfast!, very funny!, the reception staff just glare or not acknowledge you when you walk past and the hotel is the most pretentious place I have ever stayed. I like to dress to impress and also like a degree of pretentiousness, however this was just too much. I would not stay here again purely because it is overpriced snobbery, however it was an experience.
Great small hotel, magnificent view
Stayed for two nights as last minute change of venue and were very pleased. Very comfortable room with good quality boutique style furnishings and spa bath. Restaurant was fully booked for wedding party but we were a late arrival and hadn't booked a table in advance so not the hotel's fault. Quality of room service dinner was excellent. Room service breakfast could be better and it's certainly worth the effort of getting out of bed to have breakfast downstairs with the magnificent view of Sandbanks/Poole Harbour/ Brownsea Island. What the hotel lacks in facilities it makes up for with its prime location and stylish restaurant / bar.
I use to enjoy visiting this hotel in the 70's with my grandparents so I was looking forward to going back to stay a night recently.
The Harbour Heights hotel is a stunning contemporary hotel with sensational sea views! We often stay in Cornwall and Devon but thought we should try out Dorset. We heard about the Harbour Heights through a friend, looked at their website and booked without hesitation.
I stayed here for a Saturday night recently.
We stayed here in 2004 and it was the most relaxing weekend we've had for ages. The Hotel is absolutely gorgeous and we had a room with a balcony and sea view, wonderful to wake up to! REALLY couldn't find fault with this hotel and highly recommend for a special weekend.
The recent refurbishment of this hotel was much needed and has resulted in a sophisticated, luxurius hotel. The Harbar bar is elegantly furnished as are the restaurants and bedrooms. We only stayed one night, but I loved the room we were allocated with breathtaking views of the Harbour and out to sea. We had a small balcony, with patio doors. All of the standard luxuries were included but the all of the added luxuriouness of the soft leather, chrome and dark wood made it really comfortable. I didnt want to leave. Breakfast is served in the main restaurant (again with stunning views) and was made to order, fresh fish and eggs 'just how you like them' with fresh fruit juices. I felt thoroughly looked after and will definately be returning, in fact I would say there isnt a better hotel in Dorset than the Habour Heights.
First impressions of Harbour Heights is that a great deal of time and money has gone into giving this hotel the "wow" factor. While we didn't stay in the hotel (we just lunched), the decor in the common areas is pure boutique-chic.