Holiday Inn Express Poole is 20 minutes' walk from Poole's ferry port with connections to France and the Channel Islands. The hotel is less than 1.6 km away from Poole Rail Station and the restaurants of Poole Quay, the largest natural harbour in Europe. There is free WiFi in all areas. The en-suite contemporary rooms have flat-screen Freeview TVs, power showers, hairdryers, telephones and blackout curtains. Guests can enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet each morning. The Holiday Inn Express Poole has a 24-hour reception desk, a restaurant and a modern lounge and bar area with Sky Sports. Three fully-equipped modern meeting rooms are also available. The famous Lighthouse theatre, Dolphin Shopping Centre, bars and cafes are found only 5 minutes away on foot. Sandbanks and award-winning sandy beaches are only 15 minutes away by car. Bournemouth Airport is 16 km from Holiday Inn Express Poole.