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Village Portsmouth

Village Portsmouth

Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 days ago
12 others viewing this property now

Located in Cosham, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Port Solent, Portsmouth International Port and Portchester Castle. Farlington Marshes is 3.1 mi (4.9 ...

£29

£29
ibis Portsmouth Centre

ibis Portsmouth Centre

Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Portsmouth and Gunwharf Quays. Spinnaker Tower is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) ...

£32

£32
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel

St. Helens Parade, Southsea
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 15 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now

Situated by the sea, this eco-friendly hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 miles (5 km) of Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Southsea ...

£62

£62
The Brookfield Hotel

The Brookfield Hotel

Havant Road, Hampshire, Emsworth
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now

Located in Chichester Harbour, this hotel is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Northney Marina and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Staunton Country Park. Farlington Marshes and Stansted ...

£45

£45
Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

4 Malvern Road, Southsea
4.5 out of 5.0

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Portsmouth D-Day Museum, Gunwharf Quays, and Spinnaker Tower. Southsea Castle and Blue Reef ...

£49

£49
Regency Court

Regency Court

12 Regency Court, Portsmouth
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of Royal Garrison Church, Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Clarence Pier and ...

£100

£100
Queen's Hotel

Queen's Hotel

Clarence Parade, Southsea
3.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 22 hours ago
1 others viewing this property now

Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Southsea Hoverport and Gunwharf Quays. Spinnaker Tower is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away.

£62

£62
ibis budget Portsmouth

ibis budget Portsmouth

Fratton Way, Southsea
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 11 hours ago

Situated in Southsea, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Fratton Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Wedgewood Rooms and Kings ...

£27

£27
Solent Hotel and Spa

Solent Hotel and Spa

Rookery Avenue, Fareham
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
55 others viewing this property now

Located in Whiteley, this spa hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Titchfield Abbey and within 6 miles (10 km) of Manor Farm Country Park and Fort Fareham. Southampton ...

£92

£92
Seacrest Hotel

Seacrest Hotel

12 South Parade, Southsea
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 hours ago
2 others viewing this property now

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 miles (5 km) of Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Southsea ...

£58

£58

Pocket Guide: Charles Dickens Birthplace Charles Dickens Birthplace Hotels

Visit the house where life began for one of the world's most esteemed authors, Charles Dickens, who played an instrumental role in raising awareness of poverty-stricken 19th century England. It's conveniently located close to a great selection of hotels ranging from luxury establishments to value-for-money bed and breakfasts.

About the Charles Dickens Birthplace

Near the heart of bustling Portsmouth, the Charles Dickens' Birthplace museum comprises an attractive terraced Regency house where the author and social critic was born on February 7th 1812. Inside you can observe many interesting artefacts illustrating his incredible literary life and his role as a key social campaigner, and attend readings of the first Sunday of every month from April to September.

A Few Interesting Facts About Charles Dickens

Despite being widely referred to as a Victorian author, Dickens' first published novel, The Pickwick Papers, was actually published in 1836, just before Queen Victorian's coronation. He was renowned for his exceptional ability that enabled him to create and build characters, modelled on real-life people, with remarkable accuracy. He was also had a great interest in paranormal activity and hypnotism, and published A Christmas Carol (1843) in the same year that Victorians began to send Christmas cards.

Go On a Guided Tour

Under the expert eye of an experienced tour guide, you can learn more about the home of Dickens' family, discover where they worked, and see 'A Study in Sherlock' exhibition at the nearby Portsmouth Museum. This tour, which also gives you the opportunity to see the historic Victory Gate and Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, takes place on several dates throughout the year and can easily be booked in advance.

Where to Stay near Charles Dickens' Birthplace

For stylish, affordable accommodation, you could try the Portsmouth City Centre Premier Inn, which is very close to Guildhall Square and its full-sized Charles Dickens statue that was unveiled in 2014. Also close by is the affordable Ibis Portsmouth Centre hotel near the University of Portsmouth campus, and the immaculate Portsmouth Marriott Hotel near Port Solent. Wherever you stay near the Charles Dickens' Birthplace museum, you will benefit from excellent hospitality and comfortable, spacious rooms.