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Individually furnished, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Individually furnished, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Individually furnished, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
Individually furnished, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.5 out of 5 Good
162 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationSpitbank Fort9 min walk
Popular LocationGunwharf Quays6 min drive
Popular LocationUniversity of Portsmouth6 min drive
AirportSouthampton (SOU)36 min drive

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  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 10)

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 10)
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 4)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 4)
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 6)

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 6)
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 12)

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 12)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 11)

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom, Sea View (Room 11)
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 5)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 5)
  • Triple Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 8)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsTriple Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 8)
  • Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View
  • Family Room, Ensuite (Room 3)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFamily Room, Ensuite (Room 3)
  • Double Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 7)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite, Sea View (Room 7)
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 9)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSingle Room, Shared Bathroom (Room 9)

About this area

Portsmouth

Located in Portsmouth, The Jolly Sailor is near the beach. Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Spitbank Fort are notable landmarks and HMS Victory is a popular area attraction. Blue Reef Aquarium and Clarence Pier are also worth visiting.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Spitbank Fort - 9 min walk
  • Royal Marines Museum - 3 min drive
  • Gunwharf Quays - 6 min drive
  • University of Portsmouth - 6 min drive
  • Spinnaker Tower - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Portsmouth Harbour Station - 8 min drive
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU) - 37 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sopranos - 4 min walk
  • Montparnasse - 4 min walk
  • Sant Yago - 5 min walk
  • The Lord Palmeston - 5 min walk
  • Agora Restaurant - 5 min walk

About this property

The Jolly Sailor

3-star Portsmouth guesthouse in Southsea, walk to Spitbank Fort
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free guesthouse has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area. All 11 rooms provide conveniences such as 2 bathrooms and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with digital channels.
The Jolly Sailor offers 11 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. This Portsmouth guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.

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
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Please note on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights until midnight, guests should expect some noise from the bar located downstairs.

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

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
No on-site parking is available
Parties and events are allowed on site
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

Jolly Sailor Guesthouse Portsmouth
Jolly Sailor Portsmouth
Jolly Sailor Guesthouse Southsea
Jolly Sailor Southsea
Guesthouse The Jolly Sailor Southsea
Southsea The Jolly Sailor Guesthouse
The Jolly Sailor Southsea
Jolly Sailor Guesthouse
Guesthouse The Jolly Sailor
Jolly Sailor
Jolly Sailor Southsea
The Jolly Sailor Guesthouse
The Jolly Sailor Portsmouth
The Jolly Sailor Guesthouse Portsmouth

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Jolly Sailor and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Jolly Sailor offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Jolly Sailor cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Jolly Sailor?
As of 19 Oct 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Jolly Sailor on 20 Oct 2020 start from £45, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is The Jolly Sailor pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Jolly Sailor?
There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at The Jolly Sailor?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The Jolly Sailor?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is The Jolly Sailor located?
Located in Southsea, this guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of The D-Day Story and Spitbank Fort. Gunwharf Quays and University of Portsmouth are also within 2 miles (3 km). Portsmouth Fratton Station is 28 minutes by foot and Portsmouth & Southsea Station is 29 minutes.
3.5
Good
162 reviews
5 - Excellent
32
4 - Good
60
3 - Okay
39
2 - Poor
22
1 - Terrible
9

3.6/5

Cleanliness

3.8/5

Staff & service

3.1/5

Amenities

3.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Price is affordable! The rest disappointed me. Had to wait 30 min under rain and cold in order to gain access.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Quirky but full of character. Loved the giant moose head and other animals in the main stairwell!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family and small children
however i must say staff nice and friendly lovely people visit bar bought me a drink i must stress reason why i put poor is matress in room no. 4 u can feel springs so important to replace asap i cant complain about price is cheap to be fair so ok im glad they offer cheap parking 24 hr two pounds fifty so isle wight easy to leave car good job i got park pass night before as no one around am to purchase one from other wise twelve fifty parking would go again if own toilet better beds more pillows strange smell in shower room with out use shower next to room 4 i think maybe a packed breakie take away sandwich i would happy pay extra for would be helpful?just an idea guys and girls u are nice people hope review helps u r nice people please take it in an helpful way constructive review to improve! at least shower works in other shower room i managed to try
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
It was quite nice . should have had a spoon with the tea and coffee .shared toilet on landing was not a problem.bed was good .nice view .
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

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