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Hotels in Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Top 10 Hotels in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Inns
3.5 out of 5
20 Landport Terrace, Portsmouth, England
£40
per night
3 May-4 May
0.56 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (25 reviews)

"close to seafront, last minute short family break. accomdation had everything required for a nights stay. just a little threadbear around the edge of carpet but otherwise fine"…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2019

Portsmouth Inns
The Lady Hamilton
2.5 out of 5
21 The Hard, Portsmouth, England
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£69
per night
14 Apr-15 Apr
0.68 mi from city centre
3.4/5 (71 reviews)

"Needs some maintenance and upgrades, but generally pleasant and comfy. Well worth the price for a room"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020

The Lady Hamilton
Duke of Buckingham
3 out of 5
119 The High Street, Portsmouth, England
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0.7 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (519 reviews)

"Both desk receptionists were very pleasant and helpful allowing us to use the parking pass as soon as we arrived (quite before the typical checkin time. She also allowed me to access the room when ready at 1 pm instead of 4, having arrived from an overseas fight. The rooms are small of course, as ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Duke of Buckingham
Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
15 - 16 The Hard, Portsmouth, England
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0.67 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (183 reviews)

"Unbeatable location. Very short walk to all attractions."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
No Man's Fort
3.5 out of 5
Canal Side, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, England
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4.12 mi from city centre
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
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0.3 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,373 reviews)

"It was very clean and the beds were very comfy. The bathroom was very tiny but I loved the porthole window in it! All the staff were very friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

ibis Portsmouth Centre
The Royal Maritime Club
3 out of 5
Queens Street, Portsmouth, England
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0.59 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (503 reviews)

"Friendly helpful staff. Good food. Nice clean comfortable rooms. Swimming pool. Hotel very central and short walk to Gunwharfe Quays shopping complex. Short walk to Historic Dockyard. Short walk to Train and Bus Station. What’s not to like?"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

The Royal Maritime Club
Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns
2 out of 5
M27 Junction 12 A1 Junction 5, Portsmouth, England
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2.26 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (553 reviews)

"Clean, quiet and comfortable. Rooms and bathrooms showing their age but were large and clean."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns
Portsmouth Budget Hotels
3 out of 5
20b Landport Terrace, Portsmouth, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£50
per night
9 Apr-10 Apr
0.57 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (21 reviews)
I'd recommend this hotel

"Basic but perfectly suitable hotel for a brief stay, reasonable price, quiet. I'd stay there again."…"

Reviewed on 13 Dec 2019

Portsmouth Budget Hotels
Village Hotel Portsmouth
4 out of 5
Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth, England
£65
per night
1 May-2 May
2.93 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Stylish rooms, hot shower and good tv / media. Bed was comfortable and room has air conditioning and iron / ironing board."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

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Visiting Portsmouth

History buffs will enjoy exploring Portsmouth, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, lively bar scene and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and port. Top sights in the city include Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Spinnaker Tower.

  • You'll find 143 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Portsmouth
  • The closest major airport is in Southampton (SOU), 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Portsmouth

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include HMS Victory, Portsmouth Guildhall and HMS Warrior. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower, and St. John's Cathedral. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Gunwharf Quays is a favourite for retail therapy.

In Southsea, you can choose from 82 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel - This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its overall value and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Portsmouth Marriott Hotel - Our customers like the beach locale and overall value at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Cosham can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with pillowtop beds.
  • Duke of Buckingham - This 3-star inn features a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. Expedia customers like its dining options and central location.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Fishbourne Roman Palace, located 12.5 mi (20 km) from the heart of the city, and Chichester Cathedral, which is 13.7 mi (22.1 km) away.

Getting around Portsmouth

With so many transport options, seeing all of Portsmouth is a breeze. If you want to journey outside 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.

Dressing for Portsmouth

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 12°C and the night-time average to be 3°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 10°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 17°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Portsmouth is 27 millimetres
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 4°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Portsmouth?
Ye Spotted Dogge is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 7-minute walk from Gunwharf Quays. Traveller reviews also recommend Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - North as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Portsmouth, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals in Portsmouth.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Portsmouth?
Based on reviews, Duke of Buckingham is a popular 3-star inn for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns and Portsmouth Marriott Hotel.
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 an indoor pool and a restaurant. Other choices for your stay with the children include Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays and ibis Portsmouth Centre. Also, attractions in the area such as Marwell Zoo and Clarence Pier are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Portsmouth?
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your romantic getaway include Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays and ibis Portsmouth Centre.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Portsmouth?
Ibis Portsmouth Centre is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge for its human guests. Portsmouth Marriott Hotel is another good choice for you and your pet.
What's the best place to stay to stay near the beach in Portsmouth?
Ye Spotted Dogge is a top 3.5-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your beach trip include Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns and Queen of Peace. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Hayling Island West Beach or West Wittering Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Portsmouth?
Portsmouth Marriott Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Another upscale option for your holiday is Holiday Inn Portsmouth.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Portsmouth?
Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a bar and free breakfast.
What's the best golf hotel in Portsmouth?
Farmhouse Innlodge by Greene King Inns is a hotel featuring a restaurant and free parking, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. You can tee off at Great Salterns Golf Course during your trip.
What's the best hotel in Portsmouth to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, No Man’s Fort is a top 3.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices to soak up the local history include The Royal Maritime Club and Duke of Buckingham. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth Guildhall.
What is staying in Portsmouth like?
History buffs will enjoy exploring Portsmouth, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, lively bar scene and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and port. Top sights in the city include Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and Spinnaker Tower. In Portsmouth, there are 117 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

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