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Best Western Dolphin Hotel

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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
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 01480 466966

Summary

Free parking is available on site for overnight guests of the hotel.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, 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 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 542 traveller reviews
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Overpriced and outdated

09/06/2019 5067AD,

The hotel is in a fantastic location, being on the riverfront and is just a short walk into the centre of town, the hotel also has a nice outside terrace area, this however is the only positive about ... more

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Nothing is Best about this Western.

04/06/2019 Welsh_Watty, Pen-y-cae, United Kingdom

Didn't accept my Best Western rewards account. Room is simply outdated and way overpriced. Hotel is very grubby, so unlikely to risk eating here even though breakfast is included in the package chosen... more

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Excellent location

02/06/2019 donnalynno, London, United Kingdom

Although the hotel is a bit basic, it’s clean with friendly helpful staff. Food was good. Location is fabulous. We had a room with a river view and the town is literally a few minutes walk. Already pl... more

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Disgusting!

02/06/2019 bramble2019, Baltimore, Maryland

Management and staff are ignorant and have no idea about customer service. Filthy room,couldnt risk the breakfast after the health scare. I complained to best western and they said that its NOT a best... more

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Cheap and cheerful, only not that cheap!

01/06/2019 vickiejanemanning, Braintree, United Kingdom

We have very young children, and so after we got married we were after a small break not too far away, with a few sights to see and a comfortable location. We booked the Dolphin on a wowcher deal, pay... more