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Winchester Royal Hotel, BW Premier Collection

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Experience the wonder of Winchester!

The Winchester Royal Hotel, perfectly placed in the heart of Winchester City Centre itself, is ideal for short breaks, business trips and family stays. We have 85 delightfully decorated bedrooms to choose from, and we are the only hotel in the city centre to have a stunning walled garden within our grounds - perfect for summer dining or enjoying afternoon tea!

Our location and character make for a royally relaxing getaway whenever you visit. A former Bishop's residence and later a convent, the main part of the building dates back over 400 years and has been welcoming guests with open arms for over 150 years.

We have probably the best location in Winchester, if we do say so ourselves! The secret garden offers peace and tranquillity just 2 minutes from the main town centre, so you'll be nestled away from the hustle and bustle of Hampshire while close enough to enjoy all it has to offer.

Close to the New Forest for cycling, with Peppa Pig world less than 20 minutes away, the whole family can enjoy each others company in wonderful surroundings. There's lots of history for your little maids and knights to discover too, with Winchester being the home to King Arthur and his legendary Round Table!

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St Peter Street
SO23 8BS
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 3876058*


Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is charged parking available onsite.
Pets: No Pets accepted
Check-in & Check-out
15:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Kris Goscik


Garden Restaurant

The Garden Restaurant at Winchester Royal Hotel, featuring in the Hampshire & The Isle of Wight Food & Drink Guide, has a fine local reputation for superb food and service and offers an extensive menu together with an excellent and imaginative wine list. The Restaurant isn't just for our resident guests, it also poses a fabulous environment for our neighbours and Winchester visitors alike. Its relaxed atmosphere and beautiful conservatory style makes it the perfect restaurant in Winchester to leave you feeling comfortably full and ready to explore the beautiful city in all of its glory.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:45 - 09:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

Relax with a tipple or two in the bar or enjoy traditional afternoon tea in our relaxed and cosy lounge!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Winchester is full of romance and history, and Jane Austen's former home is here too! With stunning four poster suites, a secluded Secret Garden, luxurious robes, slippers, walk in wet rooms and deep baths, there's nowhere quite like the Winchester Royal Hotel for your big day.

Wedding Venue

No two weddings are the same. We are committed to making sure yours is the most wonderful day of your life. We have a dedicated wedding planner on hand to help with every litte detail, you can be sure that the beautiful grounds, stunning ceremony room and delicious food will compliment your plans and dreams, contributing to your special day.


Full menus are available and options include wedding breakfast, finger buffets, hog roast and BBQ's

Honeymoon Suite

Our luxurious four poster rooms are ideal for that something special, combining original features and modern touches.


Registry office:
Hampshire County Council
Castle Hill, High Street, Winchester, SO23 8UH
0300 5551392

For any enquiries please call Kelly Allen on 01962 840840

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M3, J9, 2.00 miles
Nearest train station: Winchester, 0.50 miles
Nearest airport: Southampton, 10.00 miles
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

St Peter Street
SO23 8BS

What's nearby?


  • St Mary's Stadium (11 miles)

  • Basingstoke Ice Hockey Stadium (20.2 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Winchester Cathedral (0.5 miles)

  • The Great Hall (0.5 miles)

  • Marwell Zoo (5 miles)

  • The Ghurka Museum (1 miles)

  • Wolvesley Castle (1 miles)


  • Winchester High Street (0.1 miles)

  • Southampton West Quay (13.7 miles)

  • Basingstoke Festival Place (20.2 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


At the heart of the City Centre, with easy access by road, Winchester Royal is a fantastic proposal for meetings, conferences, presentations, away-days or any other kind of business breakout. Your colleagues and delegates will find us easy to get to via the M3, A31 and A34, while free Wifi means you'll never be out of office when you're away from it. A choice of 5 stylish and comfortable suites to cater for small intimate meetings and private dinners, or your larger conference for up to 120 delegates.

Available room set ups

U shape

The Winton Room

Located on the ground floor, with natural daylight and air-conditioning, the Winton Room offers a spacious venue for up to 100 delegates. The Winton Room also has a raised area to the back of the room which is ideal for speaker presentations with enhance visibility.


A much-requested venue for boardroom-style meetings for up to 12 delegates, this room was originally the sitting room to the household back in the 16th Century. It has its original feature fireplace which adds an abundance of character to the room.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
The Winton Room 100 40 25 30 100
Darials 120 50 40 50 110
Boardroom 0 0 0 12 12
Writing Room 40 0 0 16 24
Hampshire Room 50 20 20 28 36
Bakehouse Boardroom 0 0 0 8 8
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


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Lovely hotel in a lovely City

20/04/2018 Seigmund, Tewkesbury, United Kingdom

This is an excellent hotel with easy access into the historic city. Staff were great and Restaurant was excellent Great buffet breakfast too with plenty of choice Lovely garden to sit in and enjoy a d... more


A great two night stay.

20/04/2018 lawrencecc, Maidstone, United Kingdom

Stayed at this Hotel on Monday and Tuesday nights as part of the Buy a Gift scheme. Great choice, the staff could not have been more friendly,helpful and generally more welcoming to both my wife and m... more


Perfect location

19/04/2018 J4ana90, Bedfordshire

Great location, perfect for sightseeing and shopping. Excellent breakfast with good selection of locally sourced ingredients. Comfortable room. Good service. Beware of parking charges £8 day rate,... more


Home from home

19/04/2018 stevesharp839, Buckland St Mary, United Kingdom

No pretensions, no stuffed shirts wandering the corridors - I use the Royal many times a year beacuse of the staff - the hotel has a personality and to me is as warm a welcome as when the dog welcomes... more


Excellent hotel

18/04/2018 Sarah D, Bognor Regis, United Kingdom

The hotel building may not be the most up-to-date but it has great character. However, the staff are second to none. Guests really are made to feel welcome and as if their enjoyment and comfort matt... more