Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel



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

Tel: +44 023 8038 6460

Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel


Situated in the heart of Southampton where it has stood for over 500 years, the grade II listed building is steeped in tradition. Jane Austin celebrated her 18th Birthday here.

The 99 guest rooms are all en suite and each have their own unique shape and features. Some even have original features dating back 100s of years. All have tea and coffee making facilities, iron & iron board and Mercure toiletries.

The Signature Restaurant based inside the hotel has been awarded a rosette for food quality from the AA and serves Breakfast. Lunch and Dinner. With the Oak Bar next door available too, with a wide range of wines, spirits and more!

The hotel has two wonderfully sized functions rooms lots of natural daylight. The bay windows are reported to be two of Britain’s largest. These rooms are perfect for any occasion, from a Boardroom meeting of 10 to a wedding of 100.

It has a central location close to Southampton’s main shopping area and West Quay Shopping Centre. SeaCity Museum, Mayflower theatre and the ancient city walls are all within walking distance. There are also great transport links locally. There is a car park on site with over 80 spaces available to residents.



  • Accessible Bedrooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible


  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Bar meals
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Meals served all day
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service - 24 hour service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Cot
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair
  • Special meal times for children - Full childrens menu

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities
  • Central heating throughout
  • Children aged 12yrs+ welcome
  • Children aged 5+yrs welcome
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities - In all rooms
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Night porter
  • Pre-school children welcome (0-4yrs)
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties - Can arrange activities
  • Wireless Internet Access - complimentary

Leisure Facilities

  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance
  • Gym - Nearby

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - £5 for 24 hours
  • Railway station within 5 miles - Within 1 mile

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms - Flatscreen with Freeview
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Safe all rooms - for laptops
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Short breaks available
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exit the M3 from junction 14 on M27 junction 5 and follow the brown tourist signs for the waterfront and the Isle of Wight ferry terminal.(Town Quay). Turn left into the High Street and the hotel is approx 200 yards on the right. The car park is located behind the hotel, enter back of the walls as sat nav address for the car park.

Public Transport Directions

Follow the brown tourist signs for the waterfront and the Isle of Wight ferry terminal.(Town Quay). Turn left into the High Street and the hotel is approx 200 yards on the right.

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