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Reviewed today NEW

Went for Sunday brunch which has always been a nice experience and good value for money. There is a new influx of staff with no training. Food very good but: Coats not taken on arrival. In the bar: No menus given or explanations of menu Asked for beer - not asked what size - got the small version by default....

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Locks Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for the second time in 2 years, comfort, furnishings and decoration of the rooms are top class; unlike a lot of hotels wish that we could have spent more time in the room than we did! Staff are very friendly and attentive, staying here couldn't be easier!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had the set Christmas Menu today, waited 45 minutes for the starter to arrive a version of crab, prawn and avocado cocktail which was very lacking in avocado. Unfortunately the beef bourguignon was a chunk of dry beef with mushroom and a spoonful of gravy. The accompanying vegetables were adequate, the star of the meal for me was the cheese...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I couldn't have been more disappointed, despite having previously loved many of the other HdVs Room was disappointing with the bathroom showing definite signs of age (grout coming away around the tiles, dripping tap, limescale all over shower head) - plus very noisy air conditioning in the room Service was also very poor. Whilst having champagne in the bar -...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favourite hotel chain, reliable, classy, excellent service with the feel of a boutique hotel. Very handy setting in the centre of Winchester, beautifully decorated with a lovely cosy feel and wonderfully friendly staff. I didn't eat on this visit but have in the past and the food is amazing. We had impeccable service from the red haired barman and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel, room spacious and well appointed, staff very helpful and friendly. But the designation 'luxury hotel' is pushing it a bit, and it is over priced. No matter how nice the room, I do not expect in a luxury hotel to be disturbed by the sound of the occupants of the room next door moving around and talking. If...

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Thank Travelfreak33
Petersfield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, good presentation and efficient service for lunch. Overall a very pleasant occasion but the service in the Bar area needs to improve ahd the hotel generally needs to attend more to the physical comfort of their patrons. It was a cold, wet day yet the Bar area fire had not been lit and the room was cold -...

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Dear U869yhpaulg, Thank you for reviewing our hotel, i am pleased overall you had a pleasant experience and excellent meal. We have had some issues with our chimney recently which has now been resolved, so i hope you will join us by the fire soon, Kind regards

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights, had dinner one night and breakfast one morning. Our deluxe room Renault was adequate in almost every way with water,shoe shine etc. However it so dark we were unable to read. The windows were permanently fogged up with condensation.The outer window frames were rotting. Despite being double glazed the road noise was bad...

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Thank MicheleColette
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Dear MicheleColette Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay at our hotel. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each and every stay. I greatly appreciate your comments about aspects of the room that need updating and your comments on starters. We do hope you will return in the near...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place. Pretty quaint house in keeping with Winchester's decor and we had a starter of garlic prawns and the figs. My prawns were good but there wasn't a lot to the figs although they were good. I got the chateaubriand and wine deal thing for £50 which came with fries and a side. It was pretty good and filled...

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Thank Sleeper_12
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Dear Sleeper_12, Thank you for your support and taking the time to post such a favorable review, we look forward to you returning soon. Kind regards

Winchester, UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a review of a dinner I had with a group of five in the bistro. I have been to the Hotel du Vin several times over a number of years and it had a great reputation about 15 years ago. My experiences of recent times have been variable, but my dinner choice on this particular evening showed me...

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Dear Graphismo, Thank you for taking time to review our lovely Bistro, i was extremely disappointed to read your comments with regards your own experience but pleased your other guests had an enjoyable meal and experienced. it is clear we let you and ourselves down and will use your valuable feedback to make sure this doesn't happen in the future....

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Accessible rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Address: 14 Southgate St., Winchester SO23 9EF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Winchester
Price Range: $152 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel du Vin & Bistro 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Hotel Du Vin And Bistro
Hotel Du Vin Winchester
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#6 Romantic Hotel in Winchester
#7 Luxury Hotel in Winchester
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“We've stayed in "Renault" (large) and "Laroche" (mid-sized)”
 of 5 bubbles M255RUdannys, 3 days ago | Read review
“Not overlooking Southgate Road”
 of 5 bubbles MicheleColette, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Go elsewhere - or weep.”
 of 5 bubbles layaboutEngland_, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The annex is away from noise”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieWright, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Garden room if you want a bit of peace and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 124annr, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
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