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Overview of Ashbys

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Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, blackout curtains
Premium bedding, Select Comfort beds, blackout curtains
Flat-screen TV, Netflix, pay-per-view films
Flat-screen TV, Netflix, pay-per-view films


4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationThe D-Day Story10 min walk
    Popular LocationSouthsea Hoverport11 min walk
    Popular LocationSouthsea Castle11 min walk
    AirportSouthampton (SOU)39 min drive

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  • Superior Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 King Bed
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  • Comfort Double or Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 247 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed OR 2 Single Beds and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed
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  • Superior Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed OR 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Family Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 3 Single Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed OR 1 Single Bed, 1 Double Sofa Bed and 1 King Bed
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About this area


Ashbys is located in Portsmouth. Notable landmarks in the area include Southsea Castle and Spinnaker Tower, and travellers wishing to experience a bit of culture can try HMS Victory. Clarence Pier and Blue Reef Aquarium are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The D-Day Story - 10 min walk
  • Southsea Hoverport - 11 min walk
  • Southsea Castle - 11 min walk
  • Clarence Pier - 12 min walk
  • University of Portsmouth - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Portsmouth Harbour Station - 9 min drive
  • Southampton (SOU) - 42 min drive


  • Sant Yago - 3 min walk
  • Sopranos - 4 min walk
  • Montparnasse - 4 min walk
  • The Marmion - 5 min walk
  • Smile - 6 min walk

About this property


Beach guesthouse near Southsea Castle
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are available at this smoke-free guesthouse. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a TV in a common area are on-site. All 9 rooms offer comforts such as Select Comfort beds and premium bedding, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities available to guests include sofa beds, Netflix and hobs.
Ashbys offers 9 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens and blackout curtains. This accommodation is furnished with double sofa beds. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels, pay-per-view films and Netflix.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Portsmouth guest house provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Sofa bed

Guest services

  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Linens
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Double sofa bed
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Netflix
  • Films for purchase
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Oven
  • Shared kitchen access
  • Hob


  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:30 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to The White House (Next door to Ashby’s) 5 Auckland Road West PO5
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from January 10 2021 to February 20 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Hot tub

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: GBP 15 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

Property is also known as

Ashbys Guesthouse Southsea
Ashbys Southsea
Ashbys Guesthouse
Ashbys Portsmouth
Ashbys Guesthouse Portsmouth

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Ashbys and receive a full refund?
Yes, Ashbys offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Ashbys cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Ashbys pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Ashbys?
Check-in ends–anytime. Early check-in is available for a fee of GBP 15 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Ashbys?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM. Late checkout is available for GBP 50 (subject to availability).
Where is Ashbys located?
Located in Southsea, this beach guesthouse is within 2 mi (3 km) of Southsea Castle, Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and HMS Victory are also within 2 mi (3 km). Portsmouth (PME-Portsmouth and Southsea Train Station) is 25 minutes by foot and Portsmouth & Southsea Station is 25 minutes.
Rating 5 - Excellent. 31 out of 45 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 45 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 45 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 45 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 45 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Fantastic Hotel
Fantastic stay in a lovely hotel, will be using again. played pool & music in the common area which was a great idea before we went out for the evening. Also used the kitchen area when we got back, our room was lovely, warm & comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with group
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I woke up to some random guy in my room, absolutely disgusting. But overall over than that really good hotel just scared the life out of me, 40 year old
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

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