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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 03330 034115

Summary

Free parking is available on site for overnight guests of the hotel. The hotel has 2 pet friendly rooms must be requested at time of booking. A charge of £25.00 per pet per day applies and a maximum of 2 small pets per room. £150.00 damage deposit which is refunded if no damage in room. Hotels Gym will be closed until further notice for refurbishment
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, on request only
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


What's nearby?

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.

Available room set ups

Theatre




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Meadow suite 150 0 0 0 0
Terrace Bar 0 0 0 0 0
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 614 traveller reviews
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Rating

Beware of the pet friendly rating and hidden costs.

13/10/2019 Helen M,

We made a booking to stay here overnight while en-route (within 1/2 hr of our arrival) as we thought this would be easier than just turning up. We checked to make sure it was pet friendly as we were t... more

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Excellent staff - shame about the hotel!

13/10/2019 123987ABC, Chichester, United Kingdom

Room and decor of the hotel in general was poor quality. Eg: light in bathroom not working and bare wires showing; main light in bathroom kept going on and off - initially triggered by movement as yo... more

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Very nice hotel but mattress unbelievably uncomfortable

06/10/2019 Christine R, Windsor, United Kingdom

We had a short break in the Dolphin Hotel to visit St Ives and Cambridge last weekend. Lovely hotel,(if a little bit tired looking inside) beautifully situated surrounded by the river, and convenientl... more

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Sunday Lunch visit

29/09/2019 keziahjane, Cambridge

Aware that the hotel offers a lunch carvery on Sundays was the reason for our visit. Although we chose to eat at 1.30pm there was still a good choice of roasts to satisfy the choices of our small part... more

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Not as bad as the reviews I read after booking!

23/09/2019 fm86,

Stunning views over the river, especially if having an early breakfast before everyone is up and about. Breakfast outside was one of my highlights of our stay here. We booked this hotel by mistake a... more