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Picturesque town of St Ives

Best Western Dolphin Hotel boasts (in its own humble way of course) 67 luxury bedrooms, a beautiful restaurant, bar areas and a wonderful location perched on the banks of the Great Ouse in the picturesque town of St Ives in Cambridgeshire. With spectacular views of beautiful meadows, the river and the amazing historic 15th Century bridge, youll have everything you need for a relaxing retreat.

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Location

London Road
St Ives
Cambridgeshire
PE27 5EP
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 08443 876079*

Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted We offer accomdation for pets, in rooms 60 and 61
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

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Waterside Restaurant

The 150 seat Waterside Restaurant is elegantly furnished and has impressive views across the River Ouse and 120 acres of meadow land. We offer a tempting menu on lunchtimes and evenings which includes a wide variety of dishes to suit everyone's taste - with fresh local produce as well as more exotic dishes. Our very popular Sunday Carvery Lunch offers a variety of roast joints and vegetarian dishes together with a range of seasonal vegetables and accompaniments.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary
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Lounge Bar

The Lounge Bar provides a pleasant atmosphere in a delightful riverside setting. A wide range of beers, wines, spirits and traditional ales are served with a smile and the bar also sports one of the best ranges of whisky in the area.

Opening hours

11:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Weddings

Best Western Dolphin Hotel is set in a unique location for your wedding, and is also perfect for any party or special occasion if you want to return for anniversaries or birthdays in future. Whether you arrive by car or by boat (which we can also arrange) our magical venue offers first class service and luxury accommodation in a peaceful and beautiful location. With its own private entrance, a dedicated bar, sprung wooden dance floor and private toilet and cloakroom facilities, the Meadow Suite is fully self-contained and can accommodate up to 150 people for wedding receptions, civil ceremonies or anniversary parties. We offer a range of catering options to suit your requirements.

Best Western Dolphin Hotel is licensed to allow civil ceremonies to be conducted in The Meadow Suite. Civil wedding ceremonies need to be arranged with the local registrar.

Registrar

Registry office:
Cambridgeshire County Council
Lawrence Court, Princes Street, Huntingdon PE29 3P
0345 045 1363




The Dolphin Hotel is probably the most popular venue for wedding receptions in the area.
Its main room is the self-contained

For any enquiries please call James Snell and Kyle Eaton on 01480 466966

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A14, J26, 1.60 miles
Nearest train station: Huntingdon, 6.00 miles
Nearest airport: London Stansted, 41.00 miles
Free parking on site (300 spaces)

Address
London Road
St Ives
Cambridgeshire
PE27 5EP
England


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Meetings, Conferences and Events

Our friendly, helpful staff will be happy to assist with all of the arrangements needed for your event, including the supply of audio visual equipment, catering requirements and accommodation. Our Meadow Suite is a fully self-contained, purpose built banqueting and conference facility, equipped with a central sound-proof divider allowing the room to be split into two, giving maximum flexibility for your meeting or conference. For easy access as well as easy planning, the hotel is situated two miles from the A1 / A14 and is only 25-30 minutes from Cambridge and Peterborough.




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Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 464 traveller reviews
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Rating

Very disappointing

07/08/2018 Margie G, Spalding, United Kingdom

We found this hotel to be in a great position in St Ives however were very disappointed with the standard of the accommodation. Carpets needed vacuuming in the main areas Also we booked a double room... more

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On route stopover

06/08/2018 11oyd, Halifax, United Kingdom

Lovely location side of the river nice size room friendly staff.breakfast was a cooked buffet style.large public rooms and large outside space they have a good choice of drinks but the menu from 12 no... more

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Above & Beyond Expectations

06/08/2018 Alison2505,

So pleased I didn’t look at reviews on here before booking... was greeted at reception by a very friendly lady, who was extremely helpful, & informative of where everything was & offered us breakfast... more

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Not bad at all..... but probably could do better

05/08/2018 dace520, Redhill, United Kingdom

This particular late sunny afternoon, the two of us fancied a drink whilst reading the papers. Alongside the river seemed ideal. Wonderful seating, lovely location, great scenery. I have to think the ... more

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Beautiful setting

05/08/2018 owner-lighthouse, london

New Owners have improved the rooms and patio furniture. Food and service much better. Had several very nice meals. Patio area and gardens are on the bank of the Great Ouse. Middle of St Ives on the me... more