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The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel

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The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is the oldest hotel in Southampton dating back over 500 years, serving throughout this period as a welcome place to rest for weary travellers.

Today the hotel is a 4 star Grade II listed building and sits in the heart of the city. The hotel offers a modern and contemporary feel, while retaining its traditional appeal. Many of the hotel's original features have been preserved including two of Britain's largest bay windows.

Each of the 99 guest bedrooms are elegantly styled and reflect the hotel's personality. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi in your bedroom as you relax having a tea or coffee and watching TV. All bedrooms are en suite and all have guest toiletries, iron & ironing board and safe.

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HOTEL TIP: Request a room on the old Dolphin Lane to have one of the hotels original 'Stable rooms' with original beams. Or try one of the hotel's privilege rooms.

One of the two function rooms is named after the famous author Jane Austen as she celebrated her 18th birthday here in 1793. With lots of natural daylight from the large bay windows The Dolphin is a great place for any event, wedding or meeting.

The Dolphin, as it's known locally really is part of Southampton's history with some of the old city walls just minutes away from the hotel. The perfect base for a Pre or Post Cruise stay, with special packages available to include secure onsite car parking. West Quay Shopping Centre, St Mary's Football Stadium, SeaCity Museum, Tudor House and the Mayflower Theatre are all within walking distance to the hotel.

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We are so lucky to have Mayflower Theatre just a short walk from our hotel! 🎭

They have a number of amazing shows lined up for later this year, here are just a few which we can’t wait for:

🍽 Waitress - 24th - 28th May
β˜‚ Singing in the Rain - 14th - 18th June
πŸŽ™ Jersey Boys - 5th - 16th July
🎸 School of Rock - 18th - 23rd July
🦁 The Lion King - 8th September - 15th October

There’s loads more so make sure you visit their page for the full list!!

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Are you heading out a cruise this Summer from Southampton? 🚒

Our hotel is located conveniently just minutes from the main terminals, making it the perfect place to relax before you set off on your voyage.

Our stay and cruise package includes:

*1 nights accommodation
*Full English Breakfast
*Secure luggage storage
*From 8 nights cruise parking – (15 nights also available)

From £119 for two people

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When you stay with us, you really do have the best of both worlds…

We are located in the heart of Southampton city centre, so there is plenty to see and do right on our doorstep. You could enjoy a spot of shopping at the Westquayestquay, discover the history of the city, or plan a visit to the Mayflower TheatreTheatre 🎭

However, if you want to explore outside of the city you can take a short drive to the New Forest National Park 🌳 You can immerse yourself in nature and see the free roaming animals or take part in an activity or two.

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Stay where royalty has stayed…

Our hotel has so much amazing history and has entertained many distinguished and even royal guests over the years!

In the seventeenth century the hotel welcomed the Ambassador to the King of Morocco, amongst many other notable guests.

Why not stay with us yourself and discover the rich history of our hotel and Southampton!

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