Located on Poole Quay, this modern hotel overlooks Poole Harbor. Thistle Poole is a family-friendly hotel with 2 bars, a spacious terrace and an award-winning restaurant.

The bedrooms all have Wi-Fi access, tea/coffee facilities and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Many rooms feature a comfortable sofa, and some have scenic harbor views.

Guests can enjoy drinks, light refreshments and meals on the terrace or leafy lawn. HV Restaurant offers stunning views, and serves a creative modern menu and world wine list. The hotel also offers 24-hour room service.

The hotel has a business center with meeting rooms with the largest room accommodating up to 60 guests.

Bournemouth, home of the Bournemouth International Center and the Pavilion Theater, is a 15-minute drive away. The Poole Quay Ferry terminal is a short walk from Thistle Poole hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel

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  • do u have bedrooms thst are dog free.

    Yes, only bedrooms on the ground floor are pet-friendly. Therefore we could allocate your room on the 1st or second floor.


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    Answered on November 5, 2019
  • Do you have rooms with walk in showers and accessable without going up or down any steps... ie for a 87 year old who has difficulty walking

    Many thanks for enquiring about our accessible features at Thistle Poole. I can confirm that we do have a room with accessible features, please find details below: Harbour View Twin - Ground Floor subject to availability None of rooms have walk in showers Ground floor location Bath tub with rails Lavatory with rails Waist height door spy-hole Emergency Pull-cord in bathroom and bedroom Bath stool available on request Please also be advised that our restaurant is located on the first floor, however, we do have a lift


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room • Answered on December 1, 2019
  • Hello . Can I book a room and come with a dog ? or I have call first to hotel administration and say about pet

    We Do Accept Pets in our Hotel , There is a supplement of £15.00 Per Night Per Pet. If you make a note of this on your booking in the notes section we will be able to add this on for you. Kind Regards Neil Grant


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    Answered on December 7, 2020
  • can we park our car at the hotel

    Yes, it is pay as you go for the members of the public or a discounted overnight rate for hotel guests. Please contact reception for car park rates.


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    Answered on July 24, 2020
  • Regarding breakfast, can dogs accompany you or can we have breakfast somewhere that we can bring the dog as would not want to l ave her in the room.

    Yes we can accommodate this however we would need time to set a table up in our lounge area just outside the main restaurant


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    Answered on July 12, 2020
  • hI, INTERESTED IN BOOKING. do you have a lift as we are elderly and find stairs rather difficult. Do not want ground floor. Cheers.

    Yes, we do have a lift.


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    Answered on August 8, 2020
  • is there parking on site as I have limited mobility.? also blue badge holder

    We have a large car park behind the hotel, there are disabled parking bays available, close to the back entrance into the hotel. Parking is charged at £6 per night.


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room • Answered on June 16, 2021
  • Hi. Is there a walking route from The hotel to Sandbanks?

    Hello. Yes, there is. The route will take on average 1h 21min - 40min. Thank you.


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    Answered on July 5, 2021
  • Hi do we need to book a afternoon tea , on Friday the 18th , for 3 for about 4:30 , kind regards Mel Pym.

    Hello Mel, Can you please give us a call on 01202666800 and we will be more than happy to book you in. Kindest regards, Thistle Poole.


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    Answered on June 15, 2021
  • Hello, are dogs allowed at this hotel? Thanks Emma

    Hello Emma, Thank you so much for your question. We do allow dogs at our hotel. Just to let you know, there is an extra charge of £15.00 per dog/per day. Kindest regards, Thistle Poole.


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    Answered on May 25, 2021
  • Do you have twin rooms ?

    Hello, We do have twin rooms in our hotel. Kindest regards, Thistle Poole.


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    Answered on June 13, 2021
  • Do you have lifts

    Yes, we have one lift


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    Answered on October 2, 2020
  • Is public transport near..

    Yes


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room • Answered on November 5, 2019
  • Do you have any dog friendly rooms for Monday 4 October? Thanks

    Good evening, yes we do currently have dog friendly rooms available Kind Regards


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    Answered on October 2, 2021
  • Please could we book an assistance room as well as a double room (3 persons in total) for December 28th for one night I can't seem to find an assistant room on line. Thank you

    If you contact the hotel directly we can arrange this for you! Many Thanks


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    Answered on September 29, 2021
  • Do you have parking facilities ,will your bars and restaurants be open by 12th June to eat & drink

    We have a large carpark at the rear of the hotel. we will have our restaurants and bars open but currently there will be limited space. We would advise to book.


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    Answered on May 11, 2021
  • Do you have family rooms?

    Thank you for your message, We do have rooms with double beds and a sofa bed. The sofa bed is ideal for 1 child or 2 small children.


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    Answered on June 19, 2021
  • Hi can I get a room that allows dogs please

    Good Morning , Thank you for your question. We do have pet friendly rooms which are located on the ground floor of the hotel. There is a supplement of £15.00 per pet per night. Many Thanks Team Thistle


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    Answered on February 26, 2021
  • What’s the latest time you can have breakfast in the room.

    Hello, the latest is 10 p/m


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    Asked about: Standard Double Room with Harbor View • Answered on July 21, 2021
  • We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 children, do you have rooms with an interconnecting door on the ground floor as will also have our dog.

    Good evening, We do have some interconnecting rooms on our ground floor, but they are subject to availability Kind Regards


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    Answered on October 2, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Poole Quay Boat Haven & Port of Poole Marina
    0.1 miles
  • Poole Yacht Club
    0.7 miles
  • BMI The Harbour Hospital
    0.7 miles
  • Poole Harbor
    1.1 miles
  • Powerboat Training UK
    1.3 miles
  • Brownsea Island Nature Reserve
    1.9 miles
  • Brownsea Castle
    2 miles
  • Compton Acres
    2.5 miles
  • Tower Park
    2.8 miles
  • Sandbanks
    2.9 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Deli on the Quay
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Bournemouth Beach
    4.6 miles
  • Corfe Castle
    6 miles
  • Boscombe Beach
    6.1 miles
  • Monkey World
    10.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Hamworthy Beach
    3,850 feet
  • Lake North Beach
    2 miles
  • Sandbanks Beach
    2.5 miles
  • Canford Cliffs Beach
    2.7 miles
  • Studland Naturist Beach
    3.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Bournemouth Airport
    7.8 miles
  • Southampton Airport
    31.7 miles
  • Bristol Airport
    56.5 miles
How to get to Thistle Poole from Bournemouth Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Harbour View Restaurant

    Food: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Thistle Poole
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs GBP 6 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
£30 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
£30 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Thistle Poole accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Thistle Poole offers extensive car parking at the rear of the hotel, this is charged per night for hotel residents and guests are required to enter their car registration details on arrival.

For advance purchase rates, the card used to make the booking must be presented upon arrival along with the appropriate ID.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Thistle Poole

  • The prices at Thistle Poole may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Thistle Poole is 2,300 feet from the center of Poole.

  • Room options at Thistle Poole include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Single
    • Partner offer

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Thistle Poole by:

    • Car 35min

  • Check-in at Thistle Poole is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Thistle Poole can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Thistle Poole.

  • Thistle Poole has 1 restaurant:

    • The Harbour View Restaurant

  • Thistle Poole offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Thistle Poole (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking