The Antelope Hotel Poole near Bournmouth is situated on the Quay at Poole Harbour within easy each of the busy seaside resort of Bournemouth via the A35.The Antelope Hotel has a 500+ year history, arguably the oldest inn in Poole. The deposed French King Charles X was once a guest, and it was regularly used during WWII by the Special Operations Executive, which had a ship in Poole Harbour. The Antelope Hotel is a famous old coaching house in the High Street of Poole and has been a popular meeting place through the centuries. It still retains part of its original 15th century building. Situated so conveniently for Poole Quay, the hotel was used by the horse coaches as a stop off for Lymington, Southampton, Bath, Bristol, Weymouth and London. Whatever the reason for your visit or stay at The Antelope, we can guarantee a welcoming atmosphere, delicious food, a roaring open real fire in the winter, comfortable rooms and unique relaxed style of hospitality, which makes The Antelope a favourite with locals, business people and visitors alike.
The Antelope holds Weddings and other functions on a regular basis, most often at weekend but can also be on other days of the week.
- these function will normally have music which continues until midnight. If you require a quiet room during your stay please contact the hotel direct.