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    24th August - Browse an incredible range of Prosecco and local and non-local Gin stalls and bars, sampling drinks and learning about the drinks from the distillers and winemakers themselves, before purchasing a bottle of your new favourite to take home.
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    24th August - Southampton Pride is the fastest growing pride in the South.
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Mercure Dolphin Hotel


34-35 High Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2HN


Map reference: 35

A stunning grade II listed 4-star hotel located in the heart of Southampton – offering a modern and contemporary feel, while retaining its traditional appeal.

Key Features

  • 99 Bedrooms with upgrades available
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Business Centre
  • Complimentary WiFi
    throughout hotel
  • 80 Parking Spaces
    (daily charges apply)
  • Licenced to hold weddings
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Available on request.

Directions: From the M3 South join the M27. Leave M27 at junction 3 onto the M271, following the brown tourist signs to ‘Waterfront’ and ‘IOW Ferry’. At traffic lights next to the ferry terminal, turn left onto the High Street. The hotel is approx. 200 yards on the right.

Situated in the heart of the city, Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is the oldest hotel in Southampton and is steeped in tradition and packed full of character and history. The hotel offers guests a truly memorable experience.

The hotel has two meeting rooms which both offer tonnes of natural daylight and are of a good size with high ceilings, providing the perfect venue for any meeting or event. The self contained Jane Austen Suite, which features two bay windows reported to be amongst  the largest in Britain, can seat up to 100 people. The hotel’s Signature Restaurant and Oak Bar can accommodate up to 80 people, for those looking for a different setting. Special accommodation rates available for those attending a meeting or event, the hotel even has rooms with a cruise ship inspired theme!


Number of Bedrooms 99
Maximum Capacity Theatre Style 100
Maximum Capacity Informal Reception Style 150
Maximum Capacity Formal Dinner Style 100


Get in touch 0345 226 9944 or email