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Hotels in Southampton, United Kingdom

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Southampton hotels and places to stay

Polygon Villas Guest House - B&B
2 out of 5
8-10 The Polygon, Southampton, England
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The price is £30 per night
0.67 mi from city centre
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
Hamble Retreat Boutique Bed and Breakfast
4 out of 5
86 Newtown Road, Southampton, England
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5.75 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)

"Superb"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Hamble Retreat Boutique Bed and Breakfast
Jurys Inn Southampton
4 out of 5
1 Charlotte Place, Southampton, England
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0.68 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,686 reviews)

"Great location - easy to get to and a very short walk from the city center. The hotel has no parking, so the parking is a bit of a challenge from 8:30am until 2pm. From 2pm onwards (and until 8am) you can park at low cost at the Solent university parking which is less than 5 minutes' walk from the ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Jurys Inn Southampton
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton
4 out of 5
Bracken Place, Chilworth, Southampton, England
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The price is £62 per night
3.72 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (749 reviews)

"Room and lounge furniture could do with an update as looking a little tatty"…"

Reviewed on 22 Jan 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton
Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour
4 out of 5
West Quay Road, Southampton, England
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0.21 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,497 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
The Navigator
4 out of 5
286 Bridge Road, Lower Swanwick, Southampton, England
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4.7 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (84 reviews)

"Very friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Very popular"…"

Reviewed on 17 Sep 2019

The Navigator
Southampton Harbour Hotel
5 out of 5
5 Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton, England
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0.61 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (422 reviews)

"Great nights sleep with a great view over the water"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Southampton Harbour Hotel
The White Lion
4 out of 5
School Hill, Soberton, Southampton, England
The price is £85 per night
12.26 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (86 reviews)
Excellent

"Really good place to stay. Friendly service and very comfortable room. Good food and accommodates my gluten free requirement. Excellent breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2019

The White Lion
The Regents Guest House
4 out of 5
206 Regents Park Road, Southampton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
2.02 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (300 reviews)

"Nice warmly B and B lovely staff very clean lovely breakfast and close to amenities"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

The Regents Guest House
Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
3 out of 5
Botley Road, West End, Southampton, England
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3.89 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,538 reviews)

"Loved the room. Breakfast and friendly staff. Unfortunately there were some really noisy people at 4.30in the morning running up and down corridors and banging on doors disturbing guests. When reported to reception, I felt that there was a lack of action by staff to rectify this behaviour quickly ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7
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Visiting Southampton

History buffs will enjoy exploring Southampton, and visitors give high marks for the theatre, entertainment choices and university vibe. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and marina. Top sights in the city include Southampton Maritime Museum, St. Mary's Stadium and Southampton Cruise Terminal.

  • There are 205 hotels and other accommodation options in Southampton
  • The closest major airport is in Southampton (SOU), 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 20.5 mi (33.1 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying 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.

Other favourite sights in Southampton include St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton Cruise Terminal and WestQuay Shopping Centre. Popular places to see outside the city include Beaulieu National Motor Museum, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the heart of the city, and Peppa Pig World, which is 7.2 mi/11.6 km away.

Getting around Southampton

If you want to journey outside the area, hop aboard a train from Southampton Central Station, Southampton Woolston Station or Southampton Millbrook Station. Southampton may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Southampton

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

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Southampton?
Hamble Retreat Boutique Bed and Breakfast is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers an indoor pool and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend The Regents Guest House and Ennios Boutique Hotel Rooms as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Southampton, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel bookings are fully refundable if cancelled before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get top deals in Southampton.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Southampton?
Based on reviews, Days Inn by Wyndham Southampton Rownhams is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Highfield House Hotel and Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Southampton?
Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7 is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other choices to stay with the children include Holiday Inn Express Southampton - West and Bartley Lodge Hotel. Also, attractions such as Leisure World and New Forest Wildlife Park are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday in Southampton?
Botleigh Grange Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features 24-hour room service and coffee makers. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Hilton At The Ageas Bowl Southampton and Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Southampton?
Days Inn by Wyndham Southampton Rownhams is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets and offers in-room washers/dryers for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7 and The Elizabeth House Hotel.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Southampton?
Hamble Retreat Boutique Bed and Breakfast is a top 4-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features an indoor pool and a restaurant. Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7 is another good option to stay near the beach. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Brownwich Beach or Meon Shore Beach.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Southampton?
Jurys Inn Southampton is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Botleigh Grange Hotel and Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Southampton?
The Crown Inn is a favourite 5-star inn with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. The Blue Keys Hotel and The White Star Tavern are two other options for a boutique stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Southampton?
Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton. You can tee off at Stoneham Golf Club, Romsey Golf Club or Southampton City Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Southampton to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and offers a full-service spa and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour and The Blue Keys Hotel. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Old City Walls, Netley Abbey and Medieval Merchant’s House.
What is the best spa hotel in Southampton?
Botleigh Grange Hotel is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool and a bar. Treat yourself to a facial, body scrub or detox wrap at the on-site spa. Other popular spa hotels in Southampton include Hilton At The Ageas Bowl Southampton and Novotel Southampton.

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