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4 out of 5
1 West Quay Road, Southampton, England
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11 Oct-12 Oct
4/5Very Good! (1,606 reviews)

"Booked for my daughter and friend for 1 night , they were happy with the room and the activities in the hotel , their was use of the swimming pool and sauna and the bottled water left in the room on arrival"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep 2019

Novotel Southampton
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3 out of 5
Botley Road, West End, Southampton, England
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6 Oct-7 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,451 reviews)

"Clean, tidy room. Excellent customer service from recpetion"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
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Beach Hotels in Southampton

Known for its historical sites and museums, Southampton offers a lot for the traveller booking a holiday. This family-friendly destination has 121 hotels and other accommodation options to pick from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Southampton, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7 - 3-star hotel. It features free buffet breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests love the great location and breakfast.

Novotel Southampton - 4-star hotel. Our travellers recommend its walkable location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an indoor pool, a restaurant and a sauna.

IRelocate - Garden Flat by the Sea - 4-star apartment near the beach. It offers free WiFi, free parking and in-room kitchens.

Scenic Period Building With Sea View - Historic guesthouse near Cowes Beach. It features in-room kitchens, furnished balconies and TVs. Guests love the beach location and proximity to shopping.

Planning Your Trip to Southampton

If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

  • 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, May, October and March, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, September, July and May, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Southampton

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Calshot Beach or Cowes Beach for some quality time by the water. Experience the area's historical sites and museums, and make time for local attractions like Southampton Maritime Museum and Tudor House and Garden. Other things to see and do in the area are Old City Walls and Medieval Merchant's House. Visitors also enjoy Southampton for its:
  • Excursions
  • Theatre
  • Entertainment
  • University life
  • Parks

Getting around Southampton

Make your way to Southampton with a flight to Southampton (SOU), the closest major airport which is located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city centre. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Southampton Central Station, Southampton Woolston Station or Southampton Millbrook Station.

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