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Top 10 Beach Hotels in Portsmouth

Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
15 - 16 The Hard, Portsmouth, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (210 reviews)

"Lovely spacious room overlooking the harbour (& bus station but the hotel can’t help where that is!). Clean and with a sizeable breakfast. Perfect location for the docks, both museum and ferries"…"

Reviewed on 8 Oct 2020

Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
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The price is £67 per night from 7 May to 8 May
4.2/5Very Good! (995 reviews)
Business in Portsmouth

"Nice be able to eat at the hotel. They could only offer room services which was fine but I find that a little cheeky to charge £4 for delivery when it's the only option ;-) Checked out at 0520 which was easy as staff were on the desk"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2020

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
Duke of Buckingham
3 out of 5
119 The High Street, Portsmouth, England
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4/5Very Good! (539 reviews)
Lovely

"Amazing! Such great value, was on a budget so we were looking for a cheap place didn’t really mind what we got it was only for one night, but this place was amazing for the price!! Wasn’t expecting it at all! Highly recommend:)"…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Duke of Buckingham
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Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £55 per night from 17 Apr to 18 Apr
3.9/5Very Good! (641 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, indoor pool
Very friendly hotel team

"Very impressed with Hotel team, very friendly and made me feel welcome."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2020

Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
3 out of 5
The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £59 per night from 18 Apr to 19 Apr
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)
So central

"This hotel is so central. It needs updating, but breakfast was good, the staff really friendly & parking was great too."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2020

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
No Man's Fort
3.5 out of 5
Canal Side, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
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3.9/5Good! (14 reviews)

"Got transfwred to spitbank fort for no extra cost , it small with not much to do but a great pla e recommend one night stay rather than our two night as spitbabk is much smaller"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

No Man's Fort
ibis Portsmouth Centre
3.5 out of 5
Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £37 per night from 2 May to 3 May
3.8/5Good! (990 reviews)
home from home

"my wife is particular about cleanliness she says it was perfect.lovely staff near city centre will stay again this year"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020

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Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns
2 out of 5
M27 Junction 12 A1 Junction 5, Portsmouth, England
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3.6/5Good! (591 reviews)

"The room was very comfortable and clean and I liked the easy access to the restaurant next door without having to walk outside. The hotel and staff were very welcoming and the place felt very homely."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct 2020

Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns
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Beach Hotels in Portsmouth

Known for its museums and historical sites, Portsmouth offers a lot for the traveller booking a holiday. With your choice of 15 beach hotels and other accommodation options in this destination, it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Portsmouth, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Queen of Peace - 5-star luxury guesthouse near the beach. It features free continental breakfast, a restaurant and free parking.

Duke of Buckingham - 3-star inn. Our travellers recommend its beach location and breakfast. This inn boasts a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking.

Farmhouse Innlodge - 2-star hotel near Hayling Island West Beach. It offers a restaurant, free Internet and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and proximity to shopping.

Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel - 3-star hotel. It features free breakfast, free WiFi and LCD TVs. Guests love the great location and proximity to shopping.

Planning Your Trip to Portsmouth

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: April, November, March and February, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, September and November, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Portsmouth

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Hayling Island West Beach or Beachlands Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area's museums and historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Gunwharf Quays and Spinnaker Tower. Other things to see and do in the area are St. John's Cathedral and Portsmouth Guildhall. Visitors also enjoy Portsmouth for its:
  • Bars
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Monuments
  • Marina

Getting around Portsmouth

To get to Portsmouth, book a flight to Southampton (SOU), the closest major airport, which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth Harbour Station or Portsmouth Fratton Station. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Portsmouth like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its museums and historical sites, Portsmouth offers a lot for the traveller booking a holiday.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Portsmouth?
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s located close to Hayling Island West Beach . Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Esk Vale Guest House and Esk Vale Guest House.
How many beach hotels are there in Portsmouth?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 52 hotels in Portsmouth for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach holiday in Portsmouth?
You can plan your beach trip with a look at year-round temperatures in Portsmouth: 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 precipitation for Portsmouth is 787 inches.
What is there to see and do around Portsmouth?
After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Portsmouth has to offer. If you’re eager to check out the beaches, head to Shanklin Beach or Ryde Beach for some relaxation by the water. Experience the area’s museums and historical sites, and make time for local attractions such as Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You can also pay a visit to HMS Victory or Portsmouth International Port for more to see and do.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Portsmouth?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Portsmouth with ease. The closest major airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. If you want to travel outside the area, take a train from Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth (PME-Portsmouth and Southsea Train Station) or Portsmouth Harbour Station. You can cross the water on a ferry from the port.

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