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The Blue Keys Hotel
3 out of 5
82 Northlands Rd, Southampton, England
The price is £98 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (586 reviews)
We have stayed at the blue keys on several occasio

"Short break away for retail therapy"…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

The Blue Keys Hotel
Landguard House B&B
3 out of 5
44 Landguard Road, Southampton, England
The price is £69 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (133 reviews)

"Had a lovely warm welcome, place was lovely and clean & food was lovely, hope to come back again"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Landguard House B&B
Jurys Inn Southampton
4 out of 5
1 Charlotte Place, Southampton, England
Free cancellation
The price is £49 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (994 reviews)

"Good stay , good location car parks near breakfast delivered at the room not sure !"…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Jurys Inn Southampton
Hunters Lodge
3.5 out of 5
25 Landguard Road, Southampton, England
Free cancellation
The price is £68 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (78 reviews)

"I really was impressed and would like to stay hear again good value for money"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

Hunters Lodge
Holiday Inn Express Southampton - West
3 out of 5
Adanac Park, Redbridge Lane, Southampton, England
Free cancellation
The price is £53 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"Fantastic staff - really exceptionally good customer service."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Southampton - West
Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
3 out of 5
Botley Road, West End, Southampton, England
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4.1/5Very Good! (996 reviews)

"Excellent night's sleep and a good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
New Place
4 out of 5
Shirrell Heath, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £58 per night
4/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Nice comfortable hotel.Will definitely use this hotel again"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

New Place
Novotel Southampton
4 out of 5
1 West Quay Road, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Lots of reviews make you think shall I book or not but this hotel was in a fantastic location and well worth the money. Will definitely be booking again."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Novotel Southampton
Holiday Inn Southampton
4 out of 5
Herbert Walker Avenue, Southampton, England
Free cancellation
The price is £54 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (451 reviews)

"the Holiday Inni opposite the Docks has been refurbished in part but other bits eg lifts are certainly showing their age. excellent staff"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Southampton
Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour
4 out of 5
West Quay Road, Southampton, England
Free cancellation
The price is £56 per night
3.9/5Good! (986 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was clean and the bed was excellent, very comfortable. The spa needs updating and the air temperature in the pool was cold."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour
ibis Southampton Centre
3 out of 5
9 West Quay Road, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £41 per night
3.9/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Only stayed 1 night, but very nice room, clean and very good standard."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

ibis Southampton Centre
Polygon Villas Guest House - B&B
2 out of 5
8-10 The Polygon, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £35 per night
3.8/5Good! (242 reviews)
Best so far

"I only had one night, but everything had a shine, the staff where very helpful with smiles. The breakfast buffet was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2019

Polygon Villas Guest House - B&B
Days Inn by Wyndham Southampton Rownhams
3 out of 5
Rownhams Motorway Service Area, M27 Westbound, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £38 per night
3.8/5Good! (672 reviews)

"Our room was nice. The bathroom was a bit out dated. I felt decently comfortable here especially with covid. I wasn’t really concerned at all about contracting covid while staying here. For the price we paid I would most def stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Southampton Rownhams
The Star Hotel
3 out of 5
26 High Street, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night
3.8/5Good! (227 reviews)

"Central, very helpful staff and great breakfast Rooms clean and spacious with WiFi and huge tv"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

The Star Hotel
Highfield House Hotel
3 out of 5
119 Highfield Lane, Portswood, Southampton, England
The price is £48 per night
3.7/5Good! (394 reviews)
Comfortable overall

"It was a comfortable stay. Good location. But narrow staircases which would not be comfortable with luggage. And small bathrooms with tubs."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Highfield House Hotel
Abbey Lodge - Guest house
2.5 out of 5
37 The Polygon, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
3.6/5Good! (128 reviews)
No Complaints

"Clean and quiet"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2019

Abbey Lodge - Guest house
ibis budget Southampton Centre
2.5 out of 5
West Quay Road, Western Esplanade, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £33 per night
3.5/5Good! (969 reviews)
Good value

"Good value, convenient for train station, shopping, centre"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

ibis budget Southampton Centre
Addenro House
3 out of 5
40-42 Howard Road, Southampton, England
The price is £45 per night
2.8/5 (146 reviews)

"The place was clean and tidy close to amenities and the personnel was friendly"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jun 2020

Addenro House
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Cheap Hotels in Southampton

Southampton has a variety of cheap accommodation options and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Southampton Maritime Museum, this destination is home to Mayflower Park and Queen's Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for places to stay in Southampton that won't break the bank, you can choose from the 26 budget accommodation options in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have earned good reviews from Expedia travellers in search of a bargain:

Holiday Inn Express Southampton - West - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its clean rooms and helpful staff. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Polygon Villas Guest House - B&B - At this 2-star guesthouse, you can take advantage of free WiFi. Reviews mention the comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Addenro House - 3-star guesthouse. You'll find free WiFi, free parking and a bar at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms.

Landguard House B&B - Customers like this 3-star guesthouse for its comfortable beds and good location. It offers free full breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Southampton

Haven't decided on travel dates? Use these temperature and rainfall averages to get an idea of the best months to visit so you can make the most of your time.

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

Sightseeing In and Around Southampton

Southampton attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and theatre scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Southampton Maritime Museum and Beaulieu National Motor Museum, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the area's cultural spots like Tudor House and Garden and Southampton Museum of Archaeology, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Gunwharf Quays.

Travellers also like Southampton for its:
  • Excursions
  • Museums
  • Entertainment
  • University
  • Parks

Getting around Southampton

The closest airport is in Southampton (SOU), situated 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away from the city centre. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 20.5 mi (33.1 km) away. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Southampton Central Station, Southampton Woolston Station or Southampton Millbrook Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Southampton like for travellers on a budget?
Southampton offers a variety of cheap accommodation options and things to do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travellers. In addition to its well-known attractions such as Southampton Cruise Terminal and WestQuay Shopping Centre, this destination is home to Mayflower Park and Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Southampton?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Southampton Centre is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free newspapers. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include The Star Hotel and Days Inn by Wyndham Southampton Rownhams.
What's the weather like in Southampton?
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 rainfall for Southampton is 786 mm.
What is there to see and do in Southampton?
Southampton attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and theatre scene, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Southampton Cruise Terminal and Paultons Family Theme Park - Home of Peppa Pig World, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Enjoy the outdoors at Mayflower Park and Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at WestQuay Shopping Centre.
What's the best way to get around Southampton?
The most convenient airport is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the centre in Southampton (SOU). However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can look into flights to Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 20.5 mi (33.1 km) away. If you want to see more of the area, hop on a train from Southampton Central Station, Southampton Woolston Station or Southampton Millbrook Station.

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What's the best place to stay on a budget in Southampton?

Based on reviews, The Star Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Holiday Inn Express Southampton - West and New Place.

What's it like to stay in Southampton?

History buffs will enjoy exploring Southampton, and visitors give high marks for the popular theatre scene, entertainment choices, and college vibe. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and waterfront. Top sights in the city include Southampton Maritime Museum, St. Mary's Stadium, and Southampton Cruise Terminal. In Southampton, there are 203 hotels and other accommodation to choose from.

Where is the best place for a stay in Southampton?

The White Lion is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 4-star inn offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend The Maples and Hamble Retreat Boutique Bed and Breakfast as top choices for your stay.

What should I see while I'm in Southampton?

The city is well known for its museums and theatres, and cultural venues include Southampton Maritime Museum, Mayflower Theatre, and SeaCity Museum. Attractions like Leisure World, New Forest Wildlife Park, and The Quays are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Old City Walls, Netley Abbey, and Medieval Merchant's House.

Where is the best hotel to stay near St. Mary's Stadium?

Jurys Inn Southampton is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It's located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from St. Mary's Stadium. Other good options within a short distance include Southampton Harbour Hotel and ibis budget Southampton Centre.