We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Antelope Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
The Antelope Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 286: English reviews
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I know it's an old building but that's no excuse for letting standards slip so low. The rooms are quite a reasonable size and if you prefer super soft Beds then you will like these. But the bathrooms are appalling. Toilet seat stained yellow. I mean come on, how much does it cost to replace a white plastic toilet seat...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tayflor
Abertillery, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Antelope hotel in Poole Dorset from 12th --15th Jan. Lovely old coaching inn just behind the historic Poole quayside, part of the oldenglishinns.co.uk group of medium sized hotel's, a really nice place to stay with very good staff,also a complimentary full breakfast menu (buffet&full English) this was the 3rd time here, mainly due to great value &...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank philane56
Leicester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at The Antelope a couple of years ago and loved it. This trip couldn't have been more different. The boiler had broken down in early December so there was no central heating but electric heaters were provided in all rooms. Unfortunately these kept cutting out after a few minutes. We were eventually told that the heaters were supposed...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank lindiloo26
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very let down - we normally go to The Antelope and I have spread the word on how good the Christmas meal is - after this year, never again. We booked an paid our deposit for 11 people, handed in our menu choices - all well before the time requested. When we arrived it seems they had forgotten us -...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank CathyO55
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a second Christmas at the Antelope and have booked to go back next year. Had a great time food very good, room comfortable but a little bit small and frosted windows felt a bit claustrophobic. I know this can't be helped as it's an old building. Unfortunately the heating had broken, but the alternative would have been to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Pauline W
Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived Wed 14th December. The room small with poor lighting (my husband is partially sighted) but we put the temperature down to the fact we had been travelling for 3 hours. (No indication by staff to alert us that there was a problem. Spent a very restless night (cold, couldn't sleep!) Went down for breakfast next morning and enquired why...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank annierich1947
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ate here again on Friday night the 9th of December, we all had very good food as always, the staff were rather slow , but were under pressure because of Christmas partys, so not their fault, we will return

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Martin H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Attended a family wedding and stayed overnight. The breakfast was very disappointing, dirty glasses and bowls, long wait for the breakfast to come out, food was cold, the beans had been on the plate so long they had left a tide mark. and the hash browns came out when I had finished eating the rest of the food. I had...

 Report
Helpful?
7Thank VaughanAddison
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding dinner here, and couldn't fault the food or the service. The menu had something for everyone. We all gad different meals and all were good! We will definately be back. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff made our evening perfect

 Report
Helpful?
Thank zills66
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Visited today for lunch, ate from the game menu, starters ok (pate very nice) mains superb (game pie and venison) well worth a visit for game lovers. Service also good and no quibble with a mistake on the bill.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Emma C

54 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (12)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (32)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (9)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Poole hotels
0.1 km away
Hotel du Vin Poole
Hotel du Vin Poole
#5 of 14 in Poole
1,044 reviews
0.3 km away
Thistle Poole
Thistle Poole
#6 of 14 in Poole
808 reviews
1.4 km away
Premier Inn Poole Centre (Holes Bay) Hotel
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.4 km away
Harbour Heights Hotel
4.4 km away
The Haven Hotel
The Haven Hotel
#7 of 14 in Poole
1,301 reviews
1.0 km away
Holiday Inn Express Poole
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Antelope Hotel

Address: 8 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range: $113 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Antelope Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your The Antelope Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Antelope Hotel staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from The Antelope Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Lower floors for the less able are available”
 of 5 bubbles philane56, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in another hotel”
 of 5 bubbles VaughanAddison, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms the further up you go in the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 296aw, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The higher the room number the better. Avoid rooms 1 and 2 and ask for a room with a window not on the high street.”
 of 5 bubbles TomS328, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not room 5[ can get noisey]”
 of 5 bubbles carmine69, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay