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Poole Harbour dining getaway

The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJ, United Kingdom
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from £75 per person
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Stay at Thistle Poole, one of the few hotels situated on the quayside with panoramic views of Poole Harbour. The ancient port of Poole in Dorset, is a friendly, easy-going town, with its traditional Quay still very much at its heart, bursting with bars, pubs & cafes.

What's included?

  • A delicious three course dinner in the evening (£19pp)
  • Afternoon tea during your stay (£14.95pp)
  • Overnight accommodation at Thistle Poole
  • Full English breakfast in the morning

At a glance

  • With its bustling Quay, the best beaches in England and a stunning natural harbour, Poole is the perfect choice for a trip to the South Coast
  • Explore Poole’s stunning natural harbour, the largest in Europe and its eight unique islands and striking peninsula. The gateway to the world heritage Jurassic Coast, Poole is a delight for its visitors
  • Take time to explore the Brownsea Island, the largest island in Poole Harbour. Here you can admire spectacular views across to Studland, Old Harry Rocks and the Purbeck Hills

Good to know

  • Once you have booked your break with us, please ensure you give our team a call on 01905 792 818 to confirm the date and time of your Afternoon Tea
  • Just a short bus ride away, you can visit the historic village of Corfe and its iconic castle
  • The hotel is just a 15 minute drive from Sandbanks beach. One of the premier beaches in the UK and Europe, Sandbanks is one of the best places to go to relax all-year round and admire breathtaking views
  • On return to the hotel, indulge in a delicious dinner in the hotel's own restaurant - the Harbour View Restaurant & Bar as you admire the fantastic views

Our saving of 38% highlighted on this offer is calculated based on rates displayed on, compared to the Greatlittlebreaks selling price. An example of our discount throughout July is:

On 28/07/2018, this package totals £242.90, to include a one night stay in a Standard Double Room with breakfast and added value extras, as listed above.

Based on the Greatlittlebreaks price you will save 38%. Our discount was checked on 27/03/2018.

Renowned for being Europe’s largest natural Harbour and home to a friendly and traditional coastal town, Poole Harbour is an area not to be missed. Dotted with islands including Brownsea, famous for its water sports and wildlife and offering a wealth of options on dry land too, this vibrant area has a lot to offer. This is where you will find the charming Thistle Poole Hotel.
The hotel boasts 70 comfortable bedrooms, many with sea views allowing you to wake and see the harbour. Whether you’re in Poole for a short break or a family occasion, all rooms have everything you need for a relaxing stay.
Whether you’re enjoying a light bite to eat, drinks after an exciting day on a harbour cruise or a relaxing dinner during your stay, the restaurant and bar are perfectly placed to watch the thriving harbour activity. The Harbour View Restaurant and Anchor Bar are open throughout the day or a full room service menu is on offer around the clock for night owls or earlier risers.

Further Information


Check-In: 14:00pm
Check-Out: 12:00pm 

The hotel has car parking for guests additional charges may apply - £6 PER NIGHT FOR CUSTOMERS
Breakfast is served from 07:00am until 10:00am Monday to Friday, from 07:30am until 10:00am on Saturdays and from 08:00am until 10:30am on Sundays.
Evening meals are available from 19:00pm until 21:45pm.
Dogs are welcome, additional charges may apply


Poole Harbour 
Poole Museum 
Brownsea Island 
Farmer Palmers Farm 
Sandbanks Beach 
Compton Acres 
Poole Park 
Upton Country Park
Corfe Castle 
The Lighthouse Centre for the Performing Arts


By Road
For SatNav users use: The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJFrom M27 junction 1, follow A31 to Wimborne and then A349 into Poole town centre, follow signs to the Port (A350). Thistle Poole is located on the seafront. 

By Rail
Nearest Station - Poole Station: 1.1 Miles

By Air
Nearest Airport - Bournemouth: 7 Miles
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • Room Service (not 24 hour)
  • Hairdryer
  • Trouser Press
  • Lift
  • Parking (Charges may Apply)
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bath
  • WiFi in Public Areas (FREE)
  • WiFi in hotel (FREE)
  • Bath / Shower
  • Iron / Ironing Board
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating 3.57894736842105
based on 10 reviews.
Customer Rating: Miss Starchuck, London

Customer Rating: Mr Lorraine, Daventry

Customer Rating: Mr Anderson, Warlingham

Customer Rating: Mrs Sheppard, Radstock Lovely location with a great sea view. Most of the staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent. I can highly recommend the trip around Poole Harbour. On the whole we had a great time and a lovely short break.

Customer Rating: Mr Stevens-Hoare, Portsmouth Ideal location but hotel is starting to get a bit tired.

Customer Rating: Mr Baker, Saundersfoot

Customer Rating: Mrs Cripps, Chalfont St. Giles Good views across the harbour from our room and from the restaurant which is on the first floor

Customer Rating: Mr HIBBERT, Solihull Hotel was very good but the dining room and bar were not heated on a cold evening, not pleasant. Also our £40 towards our bill was not deducted until we asked for it to be applied.

Customer Rating: Mr Hyde, Dorchester

Customer Rating: Mr Jones, Caerphilly

91% of our customers would go back

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