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Top Portsmouth Family-Friendly Hotels

Orchard Garden Apartment
Great for families
3 out of 5
96a Orchard Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, England
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5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Families like: playground, indoor tennis court
Travellers say...

"Amazing place with plenty of room. The bbq was a great addition."…"

Reviewed on 28 May 2020

Orchard Garden Apartment
The Clarence Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Clarence Road, Portsmouth, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (218 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"I had a good overall experience."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

The Clarence Hotel
Florence House Boutique Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
2 Malvern Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.6/5Exceptional! (144 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
lovely place!!

"lovely and comfortable room, the location is great. breakfast menu is rich and the service is always with a smile :)"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Florence House Boutique Hotel
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Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Eastern Road, Farlington, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £39 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (966 reviews)
Families like: free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Good hub for travel out of city. No problems. Garage adjacent to the hotel. Fill up if you are going driving in sunny Spain."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
10 Florence Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 15 Dec to 16 Dec
4.5/5Wonderful! (73 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Good choice hotel.

"It was difficult finding the reception to check in but once we found it everything was plain sailing. The receptionist was very nice and very helpful. Our room was in the attic which was fine for a one night stay. It was spotlessly clean and comfortably warm and cosy. The breakfast was delicious. ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Somerset House Boutique Hotel
Stattons Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Florence Road, Portsmouth, England
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4.5/5Wonderful! (151 reviews)
Great stay

"Sadly I was only there for one night. I could have happily stayed there longer. It was very comfy"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Stattons Boutique Hotel
Seacrest Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
12 South Parade, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (455 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"the premises are well laid out and very clean staff very friendly and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2020

Seacrest Hotel
Number Four Boutique Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
69 Festing Road, Portsmouth, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (148 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Great stay

"It was a wonderful hotel. So clean, tidy and in fantastic condition. The bathroom was amazing and the bed was very comfy."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

Number Four Boutique Hotel
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
St. Helens Parade, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night from 10 Dec to 11 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (834 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"The location and the standard of the rooms were excellent at a great price."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night from 27 Dec to 28 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (984 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Excellent COVID-19 awareness. Very clean and all appropriate measures in place."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
Duke of Buckingham
3 out of 5
119 The High Street, Portsmouth, England
The price is £38 per night from 13 Dec to 14 Dec
4/5Very Good! (531 reviews)

"The women on reception was really helpful. Rooms are clean and comfy, for the price I don't think you will find better."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2020

Duke of Buckingham
Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Great for families
4 out of 5
Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £48 per night from 21 Dec to 22 Dec
3.9/5Very Good! (603 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Staff were so lovely and I felt it was great value for money. Would definitely return."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
Great for families
3 out of 5
The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £48 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
3.9/5Good! (952 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Good location and excellent staff, overall good value."…"

Reviewed on 31 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
The Royal Maritime Club
Great for families
3 out of 5
Queens Street, Portsmouth, England
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3.9/5Good! (532 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Quirky little hotel on a main road but in a quiet area. Very close to Royal Dockyard - 5 mins, Gunwharf Quays shopping centre - 10 mins. Excellent location with very friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

The Royal Maritime Club
ibis Portsmouth Centre
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £38 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
3.8/5Good! (973 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Everything was great but unfortunately our tv did not have an internet connection so we could not use the streaming feature which is advertised on the TV."…"

Reviewed on 19 Oct 2020

ibis Portsmouth Centre
ibis budget Portsmouth
Great for families
3 out of 5
Fratton Way, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £33 per night from 2 Dec to 3 Dec
3.8/5Good! (781 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"It did what it says on the tin.Simple,clean,good location and very polite and good manners staff,with all you need tesco or fast food nearby.Always stays here or ibis in the centre."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

ibis budget Portsmouth
Queen's Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd.
Great for families
3 out of 5
Clarence Parade, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night from 21 Dec to 22 Dec
3.7/5Good! (447 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Very pleasant stay ideally situated near all attraction an beach Lovely staff"…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

Queen's Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd.
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! (580 reviews)

"Had a great time here from start to finish. Great staff, they were all friendly and helpful. Great food. The rooms were a good size, comfortable bed and was very clean throughout the hotel."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns
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Where should we stay in Portsmouth?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Portsmouth is a good choice. The museums, restaurants and ferry rides are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Southampton (SOU), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you might want to stay with the family, you can use Expedia to find a hotel in Portsmouth that has what you need, whether that's a swimming pool for the children or free airport transfers.

When should we visit Portsmouth?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use this information to decide when to grab the children and head to Portsmouth.

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

    While you and your family are visiting Portsmouth, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Guildhall and Charles Dickens Birthplace. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Spinnaker Tower, Fishbourne Roman Palace and Chichester Cathedral.

    Portsmouth is also known for the:
    • Historical sites
    • Museums
    • Monuments
    • Marina
    • Theatre
    • Restaurants

    Getting around Portsmouth

    If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth Harbour Station or Portsmouth Fratton Station. Portsmouth might not have as many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

    Frequently asked questions

    What's Portsmouth like for family-friendly holidays?
    The welcoming destination of Portsmouth is a good choice if you’ve been considering a getaway with your children. The museums, restaurants and ferry rides are just a few things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Take to the air and fly into Southampton (SOU), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the centre of Portsmouth.
    What's the best accommodation option when travelling with children to Portsmouth?
    Portsmouth Marriott Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free cots. Other options to stay with the children include Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd. and Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns.
    How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in Portsmouth?
    Expedia has 18 hotels in Portsmouth that are rated for being family-friendly.
    What's the weather like 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's there to see and do with your family in Portsmouth?
    While you are visiting Portsmouth, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Gunwharf Quays, HMS Victory and Portsmouth International Port. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Goodwood Motor Circuit and Southampton Cruise Terminal.

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