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Top Portsmouth Family-Friendly Hotels

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Eastern Road, Farlington, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £42 per night from 9 May to 10 May
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)
Families like: free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Easy check in and the staff are wonderful big thanks to Maria at reception and all the other staff for a pleasant stay"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2021

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
Southampton Road, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night from 1 May to 2 May
4.2/5Very Good! (996 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
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
The price is £60 per night from 17 May to 18 May
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 families
4 out of 5
Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £55 per night from 23 Apr to 24 Apr
3.9/5Very Good! (641 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, laundry
Very friendly hotel team
"Very impressed with Hotel team, very friendly and made me feel welcome."

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2020

Holiday Inn Portsmouth
The Royal Maritime Club
Great for families
3 out of 5
Queens Street, Portsmouth, England
The price is £78 per night from 17 May to 18 May
3.9/5Good! (557 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Very clean very friendly staff great breakfast great value would stay again"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2020

The Royal Maritime Club
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays
Great for families
3 out of 5
The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellation
The price is £59 per night from 25 Apr to 26 Apr
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
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
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 £37 per night from 2 May to 3 May
3.8/5Good! (990 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
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

ibis Portsmouth Centre
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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Where should we stay in Portsmouth?

The welcoming destination of Portsmouth is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The museums, restaurants and ferry rides are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into Southampton (SOU), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Portsmouth, you might want to consider one of the 9 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Portsmouth Marriott Hotel: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

Holiday Inn Portsmouth – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the central location at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Portsmouth?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Portsmouth.

  • 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

What should we see and do in Portsmouth?

While you are holidaying in Portsmouth, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Guildhall. 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 its:
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Historical sites
  • Restaurants
  • Monuments
  • Marina

Getting around Portsmouth

If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth Harbour Station or Portsmouth Fratton Station. Portsmouth may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Portsmouth like for family-friendly holidays?
The welcoming destination of Portsmouth is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The museums, restaurants and ferry rides are just a few things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Fly into Southampton (SOU), which is located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel for families in Portsmouth?
Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your family trip include Village Hotel Portsmouth and Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd..
How many hotels that welcome families will I find in Portsmouth?
Expedia has 30 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 may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions 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.
What's the best way for us to get around Portsmouth?
If you want to see more of the area, take a train from Portsmouth & Southsea Station, Portsmouth (PME-Portsmouth and Southsea Train Station) or Portsmouth Harbour Station. Portsmouth might not have many public transport options to choose from, so consider renting a car to explore more.

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