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Wedding Brochure for 2019/2020.
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Planning a wedding is an exciting (yet stressful) time for many couples. But with our expertise, knowledge and guidance we guarantee a seamless and professional service from your first enquiry through to the time you depart. Whether you are looking for a small intimate gathering with those you hold
closest, to something more lavish. Our friendly and professional team will ensure you’ll have everything you need to enjoy every moment of your big day.

Our stunning function room, the Jane Austen Suite is where author Jane Austen celebrated her 18th Birthday and is the perfect backdrop for your ceremony, wedding breakfast or evening reception. With a maximum capacity for 100 day guests and 150 evening guests, it truly is the ideal location for you to create your own piece of history.

With handcrafted menus from our award winning restaurant and a wine list specially created to complement our food, you are sure to find a match that will leave a lasting impression for years to come.

Exclusive Room Hire

Here at The Dolphin Hotel we hold only one wedding a day,
allowing us to give you and your guests our undivided attention.

We charge a small Room Hire fee of £500 to host your wedding at The Dolphin Hotel
and for that you receive;

  • Exclusive use of the Suites on the day of your wedding
  • A Tasting of your chosen Wedding Breakfast menu
  • Bridal Suite the night of your wedding
  • Dedicated Wedding Coordinator
  • Use of our cake stand and knife
  • White table linen and napkins
  • Red Carpet upon arrival
  • Master of ceremonies

Guides for Brides

Civil Marriages and Partnership Ceremonies

Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is licensed to hold Civil Marriage and Partnership Ceremonies and offers a complete package for your special day.

Room Min. number Max Number Hire Price
Jane Austen Suite 50 100 £250.00
Gilbert Suite 2 40 £250.00
Signature Restaurant 20 50 £250.00

The registrar has to be booked and paid for directly and we suggest using Southampton Registry Office, located just a 5-minute walk away from the hotel.