Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

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Overview of Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Winchester Cathedral

7.2/10 Good

1,000 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Meeting Facilities
The price is AU$108
Price available on 6/11/2022
Paternoster Row, Winchester, England, SO23 9LQ
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Self parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • UNESCO Sustainable Property
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Elevator

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Winchester
  • Winchester Cathedral - 4 min drive
  • University of Southampton - 21 min drive
  • New Forest National Park - 25 min drive
  • Southampton Cruise Terminal - 32 min drive

Getting around

  • Southampton (SOU) - 21 min drive
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 54 min drive
  • Winchester Shawford Station - 7 min drive
  • Eastleigh Station - 11 min drive
  • Winchester Station - 13 min walk

About this property

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel

4-star eco-friendly hotel in the city center
A coffee shop/cafe, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a bar are just a few of the amenities provided at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel. The onsite brasserie, Wessex Restaurant, features international cuisine. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as conference space.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and a 24-hour front desk
  • An elevator, express check-out, and meeting rooms
  • A front desk safe, luggage storage, and free newspapers
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff and location
Room features
All guestrooms at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel have comforts such as 24-hour room service, as well as amenities like free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks


English, German, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 94 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - anytime
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, 2 per room)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite self parking (GBP 15.00 per night)
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Onsite carport

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) on weekday mornings 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1964
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Piano


  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord


  • English
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


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.

Awards and affiliations

This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 7.00 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and high chairs


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet deposit: GBP 10 per day
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night


  • Self parking costs GBP 15.00 per night
  • Parking height restrictions apply


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
As of 7 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel on 7 Nov 2022 start from AU$108, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room. There's a charge of GBP 10.00 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of GBP 10 per day. Service animals are exempt from fees.
Is parking offered on site at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
Yes. Self parking costs GBP 15.00 per night. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Stanley Casino (18-min drive) and Grosvenor Casino (19-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Winchester Cathedral (2-min walk) and Great Hall (8-min walk), along with Winchester College (8-min walk) and Theatre Royal Winchester (9-min walk).
Are there restaurants at or near Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel?
Yes, Wessex Restaurant offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include La Place Bistro & Froggies Bar (3-min walk), Forte Kitchen (3-min walk), and Tom's Deli (3-min walk).
What's the area around Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel like?
Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel is in the heart of Winchester, a short 2-minute walk from Winchester Cathedral and 3 minutes' walk from Winchester Guildhall. Travelers love the hotel's prime location.

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8/10 Very good

Elisabeth, 6-night family trip
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4/10 Fair

Roderick, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Leanne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ricky, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was a lovely hotel perfectly located in the center of town. All the staff were courteous and professional and we couldn't find a fault with anything. - We would stay again
Keith, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sophie, 1-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Gina, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

The hotel is very dated.Rooms were OK but no air conditioning in the middle of summer was a big negative.
Robert, 1-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Hotel is a little tired and requires a bit of TLC. Probably a little expensive for what it is.
martin, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Jane, 1-night trip
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