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Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin

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North Walsham Norfolk UK
Reviewed today NEW

I have been staying here for 3 weeks now for work and it has been very good! The food is excellent, and well done Tara in the restaurant for coping with 5 or 6 of us all coming in for dinner at once! Very helpful and always pleasant! The only small gripe is the noise out in the lane very...

Thank nxdriver
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i read some reviews before i went and was little worried. well these people need to wise up this is one great hotel. when we got there we were a bit early and the girl on the check in checked and said our room was ready and i have to say the room was beautiful and lovely and warm. the...

2Thank gerard m
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Ed C, Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear gerard m Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel. My team and I very much appreciate your kind words, and there is definitely no need for a thank you, all part of our usual service!. We’re very glad to have been a part of your visit for your Birthday....

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

After eventually finding the car park, our check in was quick and easy. Our room was very nice, spacious and very clean. Lovely modern bathroom and basic toiletries. Breakfast in the morning was in a lovely dining room and was self service. All the food was hot and coffee was brought promptly on request. We had a drink in the...

Thank helenvc
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always use this hotel when cruising out of Southampton port with location being key. It's only a short distance from the train station AND within walking distance of the cruise terminal. Further, it's also within an easy stroll of pubs and other eateries in the area as well as shops and stores for any emergency provisions. The hotel also...

Thank Steve T
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found this hotel very nice and comfortable. Did not eat there just had a few drinks at the bar and found the atmosphere really chilled. Room was good and bed so soft. Would definitely recommend Ideal location to discover Southampton.

1Thank louoliver
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Today I booked to stay at The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin - I have used the Mercure hotel chain often and have had a great experience - not so with the reservation staff at Southampton. Using Booking.Com I searched for best deal for September the 14th 2017. A list of options came up regarding room sizes and I booked a...

Thank Sue M
Ed C, General Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Sue M, Thank you for posting your feedback onto Trip Advisor. We are sorry to read that after your mix up with an online travel agent that you now feel our in house Reservations Team have been unwilling to help you. It clearly states on the website you made your booking with 'This special discounted rate is non-refundable. If...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of the best members of staff I have ever came across nothing was to small always smiling well almost all the time she deserves a bit of recognition credit to the hotel.food was also great and the rooms were clean and very well presented

Thank Karl P
Ed C, General Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Karl P, Thank you very much for your 5* Review of the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel. I am delighted to hear Tara demonstrated such wonderful customer service, something we pride ourselves on greatly here at The Dolphin. Thank you also for the positive feedback on your meal and bedroom. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location between the railway station and city centre, booked a 1 night stay before a cruise and it was brilliant. The rooms were very nicely decorated and very comfortable. Would highly recommend the breakfast.

Thank AngieandGeorgia
Ed C, Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear AngieandGeorgia Thank you for the great review of the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Kind Regards Ed C

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking the room was very easy and a pre paid bottle of prosecco was in the room on ice ready even though I changed our arrival time on more than one occasion. Car park was very difficult to find but the receptionist was very helpful on the phone to direct us and was very friendly upon arrival. Bedroom and bathroom...

Thank Adam D
Ed C, Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Adam D Thanks for leaving your thoughts here. The team and I are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we’ve taken note of your comments. Rest assured we will address them. I have passed on your feedback regarding the Front Office team to my Reception Manager to address this with his team, however I was encouraged to read...

Newton Poppleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are basing our experiences on a one night stay. We have stated an overall rating of 3. This is because we were disapointed with the lack of 4 star graded specifications. The hotel is advertised as a 4 star establishment. We feel we were served a 3 star prototypical standard. Although, the room was clean and offered the basics,...

Thank Jane L
Ed C, Manager at Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Jane L Thank you for taking the time to upload your comments onto Tripadvisor, we value our customer’s feedback and use this to help monitor and maintain our standards of service. I am delighted to read that my staff surpassed your expectations and that you very much enjoyed your breakfast at the hotel, I have taken note of your...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin hotel is a stunning Grade II listed 4 star hotel located in the heart of Southampton - offering a modern and contemporary feel, while maintaining its traditional appeal. Perfectly located to explore the historic old town and walls, extensive shopping centre within walking distance and the perfect place to stay before and after your cruise with park and cruise packages available.Free Wifi available throughout the hotel.Privilege rooms now available. On site car parking available however there is a charge for this service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin

Address: 34 - 35 High Street, Southampton SO14 2HN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range: ₹ 4,336 - ₹ 9,506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Southampton Dolphin Hotel
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Southampton
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“Rooms that overlook the lane can be noisy due to people walking through the lane.”
 of 5 bubbles nxdriver, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are a blue badge disability holder - refuse to pay the £5 car park charge”
 of 5 bubbles 161janel, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the courtyard facing rooms, don't know about the others”
 of 5 bubbles Daftlad1962, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the front can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles andrewfromhitchin, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Downstairs was quiet although the windows open on to public space so you couldn't have it open in hot weather”
 of 5 bubbles HonitonSaint, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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