Meetings & Events

Business by the beach

A refreshing environment for meetings and private functions. With the glorious Sandbanks beach just a few steps away, your event doesn’t have to be all work and no play!

The Sandbanks Hotel offers six versatile suites, capable of holding any size event from small meetings to mammoth gatherings. Located just 10 minutes from Bournemouth or a short taxi ride from Poole train station.

Our highly professional and experienced Conference and Events team understand the importance of a smooth running event. As such, we’re dedicated to ensuring your day runs efficiently and professionally.


The Peninsula SuiteMeeting Room

The largest area at the Sandbanks Hotel. Kitted out with full air conditioning, a raised stage, separated seating areas and private bar. This room also boasts sea views on one side and Harbour views on the other.

  • Reception – 170
  • Banquet – 110
  • U-shape – 27
  • Boardroom – 24
  • Cabaret style – 70
  • Theatre style – 110



Wessex Conference Suites

The Sandbanks Hotel houses a specially designed conference centre with four flexible suites, toilets and a dedicated guest service team. These rooms are also suitable to be used as a training venue.


Wessex One

An adaptable medium size room with views of Poole Harbour.

  • Theatre – 30
  • Classroom – 18
  • Boardroom – 20
  • U-shape – 16

Wessex Two

An intimate room for productive powwows.

  • Theatre – 20
  • Classroom – 16
  • Boardroom – 12

U-shape – 10

Wessex Four and Five

These spacious suites are both identical in size for larger meetings.

  • Theatre – 40 (60 in Wessex Four)
  • Classroom – 24
  • Boardroom – 28
  • U-shape – 24
  • Cabaret – 40 (Wessex Four)


Day Delegate Package

A productive bundle to get your delegates through the day’s agenda.

From £39 per person, including:

Meeting room hire

  • Use of LCD projector and screen
  • Whiteboard and flipchart
  • Pads and pencils per delegate
  • Mints and water
  • Unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Two course buffet or restaurant lunch for each delegate
  • Complimentary onsite car parking (where available)
  • High speed wi-fi
  • Hands-on guest service team to look after you

Residential Conference Package

Sometimes you just need to sleep and digest those ideas.

From £139 per person, including:

  • Everything in the Day Delegate Package
  • Three-course set dinner menu in the Seaview Restaurant
  • Solo occupancy overnight in en-suite accommodation
  • Full English breakfast

Discuss your requirements with our Conference and Events team.

01202 609 128

Team Building

The onsite Watersports Academy provides a unique opportunity for exciting team building.

Let the team loose on the water with a range of expeditions. Including an adrenaline filled team treasure hunt, blasting at 60mph in a sports boat to solve clues and beat the opponents. Or give them some down-time with an inspirational voyage along the Jurassic coast on our luxury 44’ catamaran.



Private Dining

Our La Mer Suite is a secluded setting for your Sandbanks soiree.

A private dining room that comfortably holds 40 people; perfect for business lunches, family get-togethers and dinner celebrations. It’s fully air conditioned with magnificent sea outlooks and easy access to the beach terrace.

Serviced by the Sandbanks Hotel’s highly acclaimed brigade of chefs with locally sourced ingredients. You can choose from our recommended set menu or make the event more personal with your own design.


To discuss some private dining options,
please call 01202 609128 or email



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