The Old Vine



8 Great Minster Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9HA

Tel: +44 (0)1962 854 616

The Old Vine


The Old Vine is a beautifully restored Grade II listed 18th-century inn in the heart of historic Winchester – a stone’s throw from the cathedral, and conveniently located in the city centre, with its first-rate shopping, restaurants, bars and cafes.

Our spacious, beautifully presented accommodation has picked up a number of accolades: we’re listed in the AA’s Highly Commended list of hotels that go the extra mile for their guests, we secured Bronze in the Tourism Pub of the Year category at the 2018-2019 Beautiful South Awards, and in 2020 we were awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recognizing our dedication to great hospitality.

We offer a superior level of comfort in stylish yet warm and restful surroundings – our rooms are an elegant mix of antique and contemporary, where finely crafted Georgian, Arts and Crafts, Victorian and Art Deco furniture sits alongside the sumptuous fabrics and wallpapers of designers Osborne & Little, Zimmer + Rohde, Nina Campbell and Zoffany (which, incidentally, our rooms are named after).

We offer double and twin rooms of standard and superior categories, as well as a luxurious top-floor suite which commands a breathtaking view of Winchester Cathedral.

All rooms feature deep pocket-sprung mattresses; Egyptian cotton bed linen; flat-screen TV with digital services; complimentary Wi-Fi; beverage-making facilities, including a Nespresso coffee maker; mini-fridge with fresh milk and complimentary soft drinks; digital safe; hairdryer; and a spacious ensuite bathroom. Noble Isle toiletries also included!

With 24-hour access guests are free to explore Winchester’s city centre; visit our cosy, oak-beamed bar; or book a table in our popular restaurant for lunch or supper in relaxed, friendly surroundings.

Come morning, freshly baked bread, free-range eggs, Hampshire sausage, juices, fresh fruit, tempting pastries and locally produced preserves are the ingredients for a wonderful breakfast, taken either in your room or in the restaurant – the perfect prelude to an exploration of the lively shops, fascinating historical buildings and tranquil open spaces of Winchester.

Room Type Room Tariff
Double ensuite £135.00 per room per night (Breakfast included)
Single Occupancy of Double £130.00 per room per night (Breakfast included)
Family Apartment £160.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Suite ensuite £185.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Single ensuite £160.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Superior Double ensuite £160.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
also available as single occupancy of Double £140.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Twin ensuite £160.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
also available as single occupancy of Twin £140.00 per room per night (breakfast included)


Guide Prices

*Weekend supplement on Friday and Saturday of £20 per room per night for double, twin (added to both double and single rate); weekend supplement on Friday and Saturday of £30 per room per night for superior doubles and family apartment (added to both double and single rate); weekend supplement on Friday and Saturday of £50 per room per night for suite (added to both double and single rate).



  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)


  • Bar
  • Bar meals
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Evening meal available on request
  • Full liquor licence
  • Lunch available, table service
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - Hotel any age, bar & restaurant 6+ years
  • Highchair
  • Highchair(s) available

Establishment Features

  • Central heating throughout
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Meeting rooms
  • Night Keys
  • No Pets
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Wireless Internet Access

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • Italian spoken
  • Portuguese spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • Free parking
  • On street parking only
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Cash Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Inn
  • No smoking
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths some rooms
  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • Digital TV All Rooms
  • Four poster bed some rooms
  • Four poster beds available
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms
  • King sized bed some rooms
  • Mini bar all rooms
  • Modem point all rooms
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Radio all rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Safe all rooms
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms

Specialist Features

  • Baggage Storage
  • Cyclists welcome
  • Walkers Welcome

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Leave the M3 at junction 11, take the A3090 then the B3335 through the suburb of St Cross towards Winchester town centre, turn right onto St Swithuns Street (opposite the Screen cinema), take a left at Symond's Street, turn right onto Great Minster Street and into the Square, where the Old Vine is situated. Limited parking is available on surrounding streets plus permit parking (please contact us).

Public Transport Directions

Rail Directions: Direct trains run every half hour from Waterloo, journey time approx 1 hour. Connections also available to Woking, Basingstoke, Reading, Southampton, Bournemouth, Brighton, Portsmouth and Weymouth.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2020 Tourism South East Member 2020 2020

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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