Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel
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- On-site bar area
- Visit the Signature Restaurant during your stay
- Free Wi-Fi
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The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is located in the centre of Southampton, within walking distance of Southampton Port and other attractions within the city, including West Quay Shopping Centre and the ancient City Walls. Having completed a £4 million redevelopment programme in 2010, this historic hotel has been transformed whilst still retaining its old charm and character.
The traditional Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel, which once hosted Jane Austen's 18th birthday party, offers the contemporary Signature Restaurant serving a tantalising array of dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, in addition to a modern bar and coffee lounge, which provides a stylish place to relax and catch up with friends.
The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel features 90 comfortable bedrooms, with a wide range of facilities to make you feel at home including free WIF internet accessI, telephone, iron and board, safe and hairdryer. Each room provides the perfect base from which to discover the many delights Southampton has to offer.
Hotel Facilities & Services
- Total Floors Number: 4
- Total Rooms Number: 90
- Non-Smoking throughout the hotel
- Lift to all Floors
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
- Internet Access
- Room Service 24hr: Yes
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Iron/Ironing Board
- Laundry/Dry Cleaning Services
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Sofa Beds Adults: Yes
- Parking at Hotel Cost: £5.00 Per 24 Hours
- Name: SOUTHAMPTON CENTRAL
- Distance: 4 kilometre
- Name: SOUTHAMPTON
- Distance: 7 kilometres
- Cots/Cribs Free: No
Bar and Restaurant
- Breakfast served from Saturday/Sunday: 07:30
Breakfast served to
- Saturday/Sunday: 10:00
- Monday to Friday: 09:30
- Bar in Hotel
- Restaurant in hotel
- Children's Menu available
- Highchairs available
- Guide dogs only
- Nearest Rail Name: Southampton Central Distance: 4 kilometre
- Nearest Airport Name: Southampton Distance: 7 kilometres
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SuperBreak Customer Rating
- Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 1.0 out of 5 based on 1 review
- Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 3.0 out of 5
- Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 2.0 out of 5
- Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 3.0 out of 5
- Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.0 out of 5
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
- Overall: based on 1448 reviews
- Sleep Quality:
Short Break In Southampton
Stay Date: 11/09/2011, a customer who stayed in this hotel rated this hotel.
Overall Hotel Rating: 1 out of 5
- Destination: 4 out of 5
- Sleep: 3 out of 5
- Breakfast: 2 out of 5
- Staff: 3 out of 5
- Fat Fig: 5 out of 5
- Tangs: 5 out of 5
St Patricks Day Stay
Stay Date: 03/2017, Caroline D wrote this review.
Stayed at this hotel a few times now and will always be my first choice when visiting Southampton. The staff are very welcoming, helpful and polite. Location is great only a few minutes walk from the town centre.
Stayed at this hotel a few times now and will always be my first choice when visiting Southampton. The staff are very welcoming, helpful and polite. Location is great only a few minutes walk from the town centre. Collapse
Stay Date: 03/2017, Janie D wrote this review.
The hotel advertises itself as central but it's actually located beyond the town. Though the hotel is 500 years old you expect creaks and old accommodation but the decor was dirty and needed a good lick of paint. The restaurant was too expensive -at … See more
The hotel advertises itself as central but it's actually located beyond the town. Though the hotel is 500 years old you expect creaks and old accommodation but the decor was dirty and needed a good lick of paint. The restaurant was too expensive -at £13.99 per breakfast it is too much when you can visit Weatherspoons two doors down and get the same thing for £3.99. The staff were fantastic and couldn't be more helpful. But it is not a four star hotel as rated. Our room was tired and not indulgent. The bed runner was dirty and my my partner and I had itchy necks which caused a rash having tested against them-yuk. The bathroom window did not shut and the bathroom was dated and needed an overhaul. A bit disappointing. Collapse
Good Town Centre Hotel
Stay Date: 02/2017, StephenCKendal wrote this review.
Sadly this hotel is starting to show its age. It has the feel of an old hotel that is painting over the cracks. The staff were pleasant enough and we were certainly made to feel welcome. It is also in a good location for central Southampton althou… See more
Sadly this hotel is starting to show its age. It has the feel of an old hotel that is painting over the cracks. The staff were pleasant enough and we were certainly made to feel welcome. It is also in a good location for central Southampton although the lack of car park may be an issue for some. Collapse
Absolute pleasure to hold an event here
Stay Date: 02/2017, JoTerryGB wrote this review.
Myself and two friends hosted an afternoon tea/swing performance for 80 guests on Sunday 26th February 2017. The event team were wonderful in the lead up, always answered our emails and were willing to meet up face to face to discuss the finer detai… See more
Myself and two friends hosted an afternoon tea/swing performance for 80 guests on Sunday 26th February 2017. The event team were wonderful in the lead up, always answered our emails and were willing to meet up face to face to discuss the finer details. They went out of their way to ensure we had covered everything beforehand and were very helpful and informative. We were offered the same help, assistance and efficiency when we arrived on the Saturday evening to start the set up for the next day and also on the Sunday morning when we set the event room up with all the things we had brought along to theme the tables. I would like to make a special mention of Kirsty from the F&B team who was incredible all day on the Sunday and a real god-send, nothing was too much trouble, her efficiency and friendly manner was noted by all. Could I also mention Frankie – he was also lovely and very helpful. The event was a huge success, the sound in the room for Dan Hadfield our swing performer was absolutely amazing, the afternoon tea was tasty and plentiful and all the special orders came out to everyone who had ordered them without a hitch. There were 80 very very happy guests who are still raving about the whole experience. We had one or two minor issues but nothing that wasn't fixable and each was dealt with efficiently and speedily by the staff – even to the extent that the Duty Manager sent out for a new easel for our table plan as the old one belonging to the hotel was found to be broken. Thank you all at The Mercure Dolphin for all that you did to ensure that our event ran as smoothly as possible, we would certainly host another event here in the future. (Credit to my friend Kate Hunter of Dragonfly Photography for the photos). Collapse
Pretty far from 4 star
Stay Date: 11/2016, barnkent wrote this review.
Spent a couple of nights here recently, the hotel is an older building so as expected is a bit quirky. It could do with a refurb, the carpet in my room was ridged and could do with a re fit. I had been working late so was woken by the building work g… See more
Spent a couple of nights here recently, the hotel is an older building so as expected is a bit quirky. It could do with a refurb, the carpet in my room was ridged and could do with a re fit. I had been working late so was woken by the building work going on in one of the function rooms. I get that hotels have to do work but would expect reception to notify works are ongoing at check in. The breakfast was pretty poor, having to ask for things to be re stocked (a number of times) is not on. Comfy bed though! The car park was a nightmare with random abandonment of vehicles due to no marked bays and a smashed surface. Hopefully that has been sorted since my visit. Collapse
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