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By a verified traveller on Tue 03 Sep 2019

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Hotel Description

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel puts you in the heart of Winchester, steps from Winchester Cathedral and within a 20-minute stroll of University of Winchester. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 94 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy sofa beds, coffee/tea makers, and hair dryers. 24-hour room service, phones, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The brasserie, Wessex Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Continental breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute drive of this 4-star Winchester hotel include University of Southampton and Marwell Zoo.

Small Double Room, Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$93* Per night/room 28 Jan. - 29 Jan.

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Twin Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Privilege, Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.5 out of 5 2.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

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4 out of 5
The location is excellent, adjacent to the cathedral

Posted by on 3 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Sep. 2019 by Eric

Thank you for your review and we hope to welcome you back soon.

1 out of 5
The hotel staff are rude, incompetent and not helpful. The car parking arrangement is appalling with public also using the car park. Hotel rooms are dated and do not reflect the price paid.

Posted by on 9 Jun. 2018

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About the Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

Location Paternoster Row, Winchester, England SO23 9LQ

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Winchester hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 94 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2193 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1964
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Southampton (SOU) (19.2 km / 12 mi)
  • Train station: Winchester Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel offers 94 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Wessex Restaurant - This brasserie specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Kings Lounge - This café serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of GBP 10 per day
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property does not follow a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 7.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 12.00 per night
  • Pet deposit: GBP 10 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 10.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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