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Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
St. Helens Parade, Southsea, England
The price is £61 per night
0.92 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (810 reviews)

"A wonderful 3* hotel right on the beachfront. We had a pleasant surprise as our standard room was huge and super clean. We had dinner at the bar, the burger was excellent. At breakfast the service was brilliant, professional, unexpectedly fast. We would recommend it to anyone to stay here😊👌."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Best Western Royal Beach Hotel
ibis budget Portsmouth
3 out of 5
Fratton Way, Southsea, England
The price is £33 per night
0.46 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (781 reviews)

"It did what it says on the tin.Simple,clean,good location and very polite and good manners staff,with all you need tesco or fast food nearby.Always stays here or ibis in the centre."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

ibis budget Portsmouth
Blue Star House
3 out of 5
20 Elphinstone Road, Southsea, Southsea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night
1.31 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)

"Very nice room and amenities . Great wet room and comfortable bed"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Blue Star House
Acapulco Rooms
2.5 out of 5
56 Albert Road, Southsea, England
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0.82 mi from city centre
3.4/5 (8 reviews)

"Window in room off street is old and poorly sealed for temperature and noise. Sounded like I was sleeping on the street."…"

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2018

Acapulco Rooms
In The Heart Of Southsea
4 out of 5
Flat 3, 34 Lennox Road South, Southsea, England
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1.1 mi from city centre
In The Heart Of Southsea
Seabird Apartments
3.5 out of 5
28 Ashburton Road, Southsea, ENG
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1.35 mi from city centre
Seabird Apartments
Southseaa Inn
3 out of 5
10b Victoria Road North, Southsea, England
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0.9 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (59 reviews)
Nice clean and nice bed and showers

"Easy to get to car parking out the front but £5 but after a long day nice to go back and relax and get a good nights sleep"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Southseaa Inn
G Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
71 Festing Road, Southsea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
0.58 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (66 reviews)

"Bed was comfortable. Very close to the beach. We had originally booked another hotel and left after 5 minutes from the check-in. This hotel has saved our holidays at the last moment. Car park on the road is free."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

G Boutique Hotel
Becketts Southsea
4 out of 5
11 Bellevue Terrace, Southsea, England
The price is £125 per night
1.52 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)

"What a lovely find! Amazing rooms and lovely breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2020

Becketts Southsea
Stattons Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Florence Road, Southsea, England
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1.07 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (151 reviews)
Great stay

"Sadly I was only there for one night. I could have happily stayed there longer. It was very comfy"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Stattons Boutique Hotel
Number Four Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
69 Festing Road, Southsea, England
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0.57 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (148 reviews)
Great stay

"It was a wonderful hotel. So clean, tidy and in fantastic condition. The bathroom was amazing and the bed was very comfy."…"

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2019

Number Four Boutique Hotel
Southsea Rocks Hotel
3 out of 5
4 Florence Road, Southsea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £61 per night
1.1 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (43 reviews)

"Nice and clean hotel, staff are very friendly. Rooms maybe could do with some soundproofing. Other than that we would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2020

Southsea Rocks Hotel
The Jolly Sailor
3 out of 5
54 Clarence Parade, Southsea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night
1.15 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (152 reviews)

"Great location in Southsea and part of a very unique english pub"…"

Reviewed on 19 Jul 2020

The Jolly Sailor
Q8 Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
38 Clarence Parade, Southsea, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £119 per night
1.22 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (60 reviews)

"Excellent value and great staff Sadly we had to cut our stay short Due to family commitments We would love to come back and stay again Hopefully when current issues calm down. But overall we enjoyed the time we had and received excellent value for money ad well as excellent service. A big thank you ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Q8 Boutique Hotel
Ashbys
4 out of 5
4 Auckland Road West, Southsea, England
The price is £159 per night
1.28 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (44 reviews)
Fantastic Hotel

"Fantastic stay in a lovely hotel, will be using again. played pool & music in the common area which was a great idea before we went out for the evening. Also used the kitchen area when we got back, our room was lovely, warm & comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

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Visiting Southsea

History buffs will enjoy exploring Southsea, and visitors give high marks for the seaside and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its museums and gardens. Around the area, top sights include Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

  • You'll find 145 Expedia hotels and other accommodation options in the larger area of Portsmouth
  • The closest major airport is in Southampton (SOU), 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Southsea

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Royal Marines Museum, Wedgewood Rooms and Kings Theatre. Attractions like Blue Reef Aquarium and Clarence Pier are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Southsea Castle.

In Portsmouth, there are 61 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Below are highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Becketts Southsea - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and comfortable, quiet rooms.
  • Number Four Boutique Hotel - Our customers like the beach locale and convenient parking at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking and a bar.
  • The Clarence Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Gunwharf Quays, 1.9 mi/3 km from the heart of the city, and Spinnaker Tower, which is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) away.

Dressing for Southsea

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 12°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 21°C, whilst the average at night is 5°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 22°C with night-time averages of 10°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 17°C and night-time averages of 5°C
  • Southsea gets about 27 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 21°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 4°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Southsea?
Blue Star House is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star guesthouse offers free parking and a bar. It is located a short 14-minute walk from Spitbank Fort. Reviews from our site also recommend Seacrest Hotel and The Clarence Hotel as top options for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Southsea, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view the best options available in Southsea.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Southsea?
Based on reviews, ibis budget Portsmouth is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Best Western Royal Beach Hotel and Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd..
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Southsea?
Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd. is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other options for your family trip include Seacrest Hotel and Best Western Royal Beach Hotel. Also, attractions such as Blue Reef Aquarium and Clarence Pier are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Southsea?
Stattons Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features in-room coffee makers and an al fresco restaurant. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Best Western Royal Beach Hotel and Florence House Boutique Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Southsea?
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a restaurant along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include ibis budget Portsmouth and Seacrest Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Southsea?
Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a top 3-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Seacrest Hotel and Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd.. Head to Southsea Beach or Eastney Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Southsea?
Number Four Boutique Hotel is a 4-star hotel with a bar and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Stattons Boutique Hotel and Florence House Boutique Hotel are other upscale choices for your trip.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Southsea?
Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Florence House Boutique Hotel and Somerset House Boutique Hotel are two other options for a boutique stay.
Where's the best place to stay in Southsea to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Best Western Royal Beach Hotel is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Seacrest Hotel and Queen’s Hotel, Portsmouth Ltd..

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