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Solent Hotel and Spa

Solent Hotel and Spa

Rookery Avenue, Fareham PO15 7AJ

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4.3 out of 5 (241 reviews)

Located in Whiteley, this spa hotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Titchfield Abbey and within 6 mi (10 km) of Manor Farm Country …

£85
Florence House Boutique Hotel

Florence House Boutique Hotel

2 Malvern Road, Southsea PO5 2NA

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4.7 out of 5 (51 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf …

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New Place

New Place

Shirrell Heath, Southampton SO32 2JY

4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (773 reviews)

Located in Shirrell Heath, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Swanmore Golf Centre and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from …

£39
Queen's Hotel

Queen's Hotel

Clarence Parade, Southsea PO5 3LJ

3.0 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (212 reviews)

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. …

£63
Seacrest Hotel

Seacrest Hotel

12 South Parade, Southsea PO5 2JB

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4.3 out of 5 (217 reviews)

Situated near the beach, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf Quay …

£63
Stattons Boutique Hotel

Stattons Boutique Hotel

6 Florence Road, Southsea PO5 2NE

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4.4 out of 5 (67 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf Quays an …

£54
Red Lion Hotel

Red Lion Hotel

East Street, Fareham PO16 0BP

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (269 reviews)

Situated in Fareham, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ashcroft Arts Centre and Fort Fareham. Fort Nelson and Portchester …

£56
The Brookfield Hotel

The Brookfield Hotel

Havant Road, Hampshire, Emsworth PO10 7LF

3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (21 reviews)

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 …

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Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel

4 Malvern Road, Southsea PO5 2NA

4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (45 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this boutique hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf …

£58
The Florence Suite Boutique Hotel

The Florence Suite Boutique Hotel

6 Malvern Road, Southsea PO5 2NE

4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (69 reviews)

Situated by the ocean, this hotel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Portsmouth D-Day Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Gunwharf Quays an …

£54

Pocket Guide: Buckland 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.

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