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The Dolphin in Newbury provides adults-only accommodation with a restaurant, a bar and a garden. The property is around 2.4 miles from Donnington Castle, 900 yards from Newbury Library and 7.5 miles from Wickham House. The property features city views, a sun terrace, and free WiFi is available throughout the property.

At the hotel, the rooms have a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. All rooms have a safety deposit box.

Guests at The Dolphin can enjoy a continental or a buffet breakfast.

The nearest airport is Southampton Airport, 37.3 miles from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

The Dolphin has been welcoming guests since 9 May 2018.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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  • 1 large double bed
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4 reasons to choose The Dolphin

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

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About The Dolphin

Welcoming guests since 9 May 2018

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  • Hi, Is parking included?

    Yes we have parking for 12 cars

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    Answered on 10 January 2021
  • Do you have any space to safely store a bike overnight?

    Yes - in the yard at the back of the kitchen

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    Answered on 10 January 2021
  • Hi I do not drive . Can we get to the Highclere and Donnington castle by public transport ?

    Good morning - your best bet is by taxi really - there are buses but they don't go to the door of Highclere for example - happy to book one for you when you arrive - Thanks

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    Answered on 2 December 2021
  • Hi we are going racing on Saturday 17th July if we book for the Saturday night would we be able to park on the premises around 10am on the day

    No problem at all ... do call when you arrive in case we haven't unlocked the gate!

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    Answered on 11 March 2021
  • Hi, 3 questions please, can I reserve a room with a bath, can the room also have twin beds and are you dog friendly (small well behaved dog), thank you

    So sorry for the late reply Yes our premium rooms have baths We have one room with twin beds Sadly only guide dogs allowed in the rooms - we love having them in the pub though

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    Answered on 11 January 2022
  • Hi I was wondering if there space for 2 bikes if I was to stay?

    Yes indeed - we could keep them in our yard behind the pub that has no public access

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    Answered on 24 May 2021
  • How far are you from the Vodaphone facility? Is it accessible, e.g., by taxi?

    Absolutely - we are 5-10 minutes dependent on traffic

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    Answered on 31 January 2020
  • Two questions: 1. Can you provide reserved parking for our car? 2. Can I reserve a room with walk-in shower (not a both with shower)?

    Good morning - apologies for the slow reply but the answer to both of your questions is YES!

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    Answered on 12 January 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Newbury Library
    0.3 miles
  • Donnington Grove Country Club
    0.7 miles
  • Donnington Castle
    1.5 miles
  • West Berkshire Community Hospital
    1.6 miles
  • Chieveley Services M4
    3.7 miles
  • Highclere Castle
    5.3 miles
  • Wickham House
    5.5 miles
  • Bishopwood Golf Club
    7.9 miles
  • Bombay Sapphire Distillery
    11.4 miles
Public transport
  • Train Newbury Racecourse
    0.8 miles
Closest airports
  • Southampton Airport
    31.2 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    38 miles
  • Bournemouth Airport
    48.1 miles
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: British, Mediterranean, Seafood, Local, International, European

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of The Dolphin
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden
  • Pub crawls
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

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House rules
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15:00 - 22:00


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Dolphin accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

FAQs about The Dolphin

  • Check-in at The Dolphin is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The Dolphin has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at The Dolphin may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Dolphin (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at The Dolphin include:

    • Double

  • The Dolphin is 500 yards from the centre of Newbury.

  • Guests staying at The Dolphin can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The Dolphin offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Pub crawls