Mercure Southampton Southampton
The Dolphin was originally built in 1390 but early records show that in 1492 it was a tenement on the site known as Le Dolphyn, however its first introduction as an Inn in 1506. Later in 1750 the original building was rebuilt and further redevelopment was carried out in the early 1920s. Shortly after that entered into the corporate company situation which lasted right up until 2003, when on 28th February it returned to private ownership. Its most extensive refurbishment probably since the development back in the 1750s.
Mackay + Partners have been reviewing circulation and room configurations, developing a system of room elements that could be easily installed without many changes due to the nature and number of different room configurations.