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Featured Hostels in Portsmouth

Catherine House - Campus Accommodation
3 out of 5
Stanhope Road, Portsmouth, England
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Located in Portsmouth City Centre, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of St. John's Cathedral and University of Portsmouth. Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth ...

3.9/5Very Good! (71 reviews)
Satisfied stay.

"The stay was overall quite satisfied. It was very clean & comfortable. Location was very good! Few mins walk from the Portsmouth & Southsea station and the shopping location. Apart from that, they could have at least 1 bin for us to throw our rubbish but this is just a small issue. To have a hair ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

Catherine House - Campus Accommodation
College Street Abode
2 out of 5
70 College Street (Flat), Portsea, Portsmouth, England
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Situated in Portsmouth, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and HMS Victory. University of Portsmouth and ...

4/5Very Good! (1 review)

"I liked cleaness most. But room tv doesn't work it had no channel."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

College Street Abode
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Other property types in Portsmouth

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
3 out of 5
The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
The price is £56 per night
3.9/5Good! (978 reviews)

"good clean hotel with easy breakfast and in good location"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
3.5 out of 5
Eastern Road, Farlington, Portsmouth, England
The price is £43 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (916 reviews)

"Everything was great, specially the lady who worked in breakfast and receptionist was very very helpful, amazing and she was one a great credit to the hotel staff. Unfortunately don't know her name and to mention it here."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
St. Helens Parade, Southsea, England
The price is £61 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (810 reviews)

"A wonderful 3* hotel right on the beachfront. We had a pleasant surprise as our standard room was huge and super clean. We had dinner at the bar, the burger was excellent. At breakfast the service was brilliant, professional, unexpectedly fast. We would recommend it to anyone to stay here😊👌."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Portsmouth?
By staying at a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and use more of your budget for exploring during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and historic sites.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget-friendly prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Portsmouth?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the highest reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start looking: Catherine House - Campus Accommodation - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Portsmouth & Southsea Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a pool table. Rooms come with towels, showers and desks. Modern Student-Only Ensuite Rooms in Central Portsmouth - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Portsmouth & Southsea Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as a lift. You’ll find towels, showers and desks in all rooms. College Street Abode - Located within a 5-minute walk of Gunwharf Quays. Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find towels, free toiletries and TVs in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Portsmouth?
The weather can be a big factor when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 17°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 6°C. Average annual rainfall for Portsmouth is 786 mm.
What is there to see and do in Portsmouth?
In general, Portsmouth is known for its museums, historical sites and bars. Major attractions include Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Goodwood Motor Circuit. Get out into nature with places such as Old Portsmouth Beach, Southsea Beach and Eastney Beach. Cultural attractions include HMS Victory, Portsmouth Guildhall and Kings Theatre.
What's the best way to get around Portsmouth?
You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Southampton (SOU), 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. To check out more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth Harbour Station or Portsmouth Fratton Station.

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