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Thistle Poole

The Quay, Poole, United Kingdom, BH15 1HD  show map
 3 stars
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Thistle Poole

Wi-Fi
Parking

GBP 6 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Thistle Poole Hotel is a 3-star property situated at about 4.7 km distance from Sandbanks. Thistle Poole Hotel has been welcoming guests to its modern rooms since 1981.

Guests can easily get to Bournemouth International Centre, which is approximately 8 km away. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Poole center.

The hotel is set next to a tower, a theater and a castle.

Bournemouth International airport lies 15 km away from Thistle Poole Hotel and it takes about 20 minutes by car to get there.

Rooms

This property comprises 70 rooms featuring standard suite and standard twin room with wireless internet, cable TV with on-demand movies, multi-channel television, a trouser press and music system. The rooms look on to the sea. They also have private bathrooms with a shower, toiletries and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves seasonal dishes. Guests can dine at Italian Gossip and Ranchos located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

There are bicycles for rent on site.

Relax

The hotel offers meals and cots for guests with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site at GBP 6 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's menu

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa centre

Room features

  • Individual heating
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Cot FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 16 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed FREE
Maximum capacity of cots and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

The Quay, Poole, United Kingdom, BH15 1HD

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Airports
Restaurants
  • Italian Gossip (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
  • Deli on the Quay
    400 ft
Parks
  • Poole Harbour
    900 ft
Beaches
  • Sandbanks
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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Rooms and availability

Thistle Poole photos Room
Standard Twin Room
  • Room size:

    165 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:High speed internet
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Children's high chair
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit situated on ground floor
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Thistle Poole photos Exterior Hotel information
Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Media:LCD TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
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Deluxe Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:High speed internet
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Connecting room
  • Children's high chair
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit situated on ground floor
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Non-feather pillows
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Wine or champagne
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Standard Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
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  • General:Work desk
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Deluxe Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Deluxe Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Media:LCD TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Single Room - Deluxe Room 1 Double Bed Fast Free Wifi Sofa Bed Lcd Tv With Freeview

Thistle Poole Location

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Local attractions

  • RNLI Memorial Sculpture2200 ft
    West Quay Road
  • Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts2700 ft
    21 Kingland Road, Poole
  • Upton Country Park2.0 mi
    Upton
  • The Dolphin Centre2300 ft
    110 Dolphin Centre
  • Poole Speedway5000 ft
    Wimborne Road The Stadium

Near the hotel

  • Poole Pottery400 ft
    The Quay
  • Poole Harbour900 ft
    PooleEngland
  • Sandbanks1500 ft
    PooleEngland
  • Eileen Soper's Illustrated World600 ft
    The Swan. Old Orchard, Poole
  • Poole Museum and Scaplen\'s Court Museum and Herb Garden1400 ft
    4 High Street
  • Poole Old Lifeboat Museum2100 ft
    Poole Old Lifeboat Museum and Shop Fisherman's Dock

Restaurants nearby

  • Italian Gossip300 ft

    Address: Dolphin Quays
    Phone: 01202 681234

    66% likes this, based on 225 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 18 - USD 34

  • Rancho Steak Restaurant500 ft

    Address: D26a Dolphin Quays

    50% likes this, based on 113 reviews
    Cuisine: Argentinean

  • Jolly Sailor700 ft

    Address: The Quay

    69% likes this, based on 56 reviews
    Cuisine: English

  • Deli on the Quay400 ft

    Address: Unit 17 Dolphin Quays

    67% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 20

  • Ranchos500 ft

    Address: D26a Dolphin Quay.

    73% likes this, based on 49 reviews
    Cuisine: South American

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    70

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Thistle Poole Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Thistle Poole

6.4
GoodBased on156 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    6.2

    Great location on Poole Harbour with easy access to bars and restaurants

    Old fashioned hotel in desperate need of revamp, no air-con, parking charge, room rate did not include breakfast (£13.75 is not acceptable for a cup of coffee and a slice of toast), chargeable wi-fi

  • Older travelers
    8.4

    the location on the quay and views,and the comfortable beds.

    it is a bit pricey

  • Single
    9.2

    Quayside position, easy access to the quay and Poole town centre.

  • Older travelers
    8.4

    location,close to the harbour, quiet and great views

    car parking charges extra

  • Couple
    5.4

    The hotel is tired and past it. I found it outrageous that you charge extra for parking and breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The location was excellent

    The interior needed totally updating - it was looking very tired and still in the 60's/70's. The double bed was small and furniture somewhat delapidated.

  • Older travelers
    4.2

    Location of the Hotel. However, this does not mean that I would stay there again. The bed was small and uncomfortable. The pillows were like rocks. The bathroom door stuck fast and I couldn't get out and although I reported it, nothing was done. Wallpaper hanging off the wall and screw holes where something had been removed in the past. Car parking charges extremely high at £5.00 per night - usually this is free at hotels. Ran out of the wine I drink in the bar. All in all a thoroughly unpleasant experience.

    See above. Plus the charge of £214.00 for two nights for two people excluding breakfast is exhorbitent.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Overnight stopover prior to ferry crossing

    Good location

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The tv sets are outdated with only 4 channels available and the remote control did not always work. As with many hotels I have stayed in I object to having to pay for an internet conection which is as cheap as chips to provide.

  • Couple
    6.2

    the location

    it was not very comfortable and the room was very basic

  • Couple
    3.2

    The only thing I did like is the location excellent loaction to bars, restuarants etc and the sceney was outstanding.

    The room was flithy requested to move rooms which we did, the room was scruffy, dirty and not worth the money. The carpet was ripped and had a stain on it, the matress on the bed was all stained, the handles on the bath one was white and the other chrome where the white had peeled off. The staff wells looked like the stairs in a multi storey carpark and the fee that you had to pay to park was just wrong. Over all it was the worst hotel that I have ever stayed at and I stay in hotel alot, the staff were very unfriendly and a smile wouldn't have gone a miss.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The location.

    The restruant menu in the evenings had a limited choice so we decided to eat out. I would have liked to see some local fish/shellfish on the menu especially as we saw bag loads of mussells being unloaded on the quay. I think they are missing a trick there. However the breakfast was very good.

  • Couple
    5.4

    The hotel is on Poole Quay and close to the shops etc

    Had to pay £5 every day to keep the car in the hotels own carpark on top of the room rate . The rooms without quay view look over the carpark which is full of weeds . The bar dowstairs wa closed Sunday lunchtime as 'the sun was not out ' ( even though it was the hottest day of the year so far !) this meant you had to walk upstairs for your drinks,ok for the fit and able but definatley not for the older guests trying to enjoy a drink in the sun who had to not only struggle up the stairs but struggle back down with drinks, very poor.Staff were not very friendy and did not even want to walk down the end of the reception desk to greet/assist you,you were ignored until you moved to where they were sat, couldnt even walk a few steps, not once did you get a Good Morning ,the only exception to this was the chambermaid who allways said good morning and done a good job .

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    It was a very nice all round Hotel.

    Theer seems to be a trend of (not only the Thistle) Hotels not making the breakfast part of the overnight charge. So all we do now is go to Tesco ar m&s and get our breakfast there as it is a third of the price.Also as we had to pay for Parking, I guess we should have been able to park in the Car park on arrival but it was full at a time when all the previous nights guests should have left, there were Customs vans and all sorts of what I assume to be local vehicles parked up as there was an event going on in the Quayside and the town was mobbed. It wasnt a big deal and we got parked by 2.30.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Convenient position and good car parking

    drinks prices, breakfast price

How to reach hotel

hotel Thistle Poole Poole location
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Hotel Address:

The Quay, Poole, United Kingdom, BH15 1HD

Get directions
Airports
Restaurants
  • Italian Gossip (cuisine: Italian)
    300 ft
  • Deli on the Quay
    400 ft
Parks
  • Poole Harbour
    900 ft
Beaches
  • Sandbanks
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    70

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPooleThistle Poole

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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