Places To Stay In Portsmouth
Portsmouth is a port city on the south coast of England and with a rich and varied history that has played a crucial part in the development of the UK. It’s no wonder so many choose to visit this culturally significant city. But where are the best places in Portsmouth to stay?
Named after an old ship in the area, Fortitude Cottage overlooks the quayside right in the heart of Old Portsmouth. Closely situated to all the main attractions in Portsmouth, you’ll be able to walk to all the places you’ve come to visit.
It’s also located just 50 steps from the water, offering unparalleled views of the incoming and outgoing ships. For those who want to take the view to the next level, there is the Penthouse room which has 360-degree panoramic views.
Just a couple of minutes away from the beach, this is a stylish and elegant hotel. It has a beautiful outdoor dining area, where guests are encouraged to dine on the free breakfast also on offer.
Each room is modern, unique, and comes with a TV, free Wi-Fi, and tea/coffee amenities. This is a charming and romantic hotel, perfect for that dreamy weekend away. It also allows pets if you can’t bear to be away from your fur baby for too long!
Branding itself the most fashionable hotel in Portsmouth and Southsea, G! is located just seconds from Canoe Lake and close to the beachfront and pier.
Each room is individually styled, and all of them are given a cute name beginning with a G. The only problem you’ll have is whether to stay in ‘Grinning from Ear to Ear’ or ‘Glad to be Here’.
This multi-award-winning hotel is adults-only, so if you’re looking for some time away from the kids, this is the place for you.
All rooms offer king-sized beds and Wi-Fi (so you can facetime the kids if you do miss them!) There is also the option of in-room beauty treatments if you really want to pamper yourself.
5. The Pier
Free parking and a central location make this hotel a very popular choice with people visiting Portsmouth. The Georgian listed building is light and airy and is the perfect place to get some quiet.
There are only five rooms, so this is an intimate hotel, and you can be confident that you will be attended to with care and expertise.
100 yards from the seafront and with all newly refurbished rooms, The Seacrest is very popular, often achieving 4 or 5-star ratings from their guests.
It is privately owned by a married couple, so you know you’ll get personal, friendly, and warm service whatever the reason you’re visiting Portsmouth!
Stratton’s Boutique Hotel is a small-ish hotel located two minutes from the seafront. This hotel also benefits from off-road secure parking, which is a huge bonus for lots of people.
There are 12 guestrooms, so it’s smaller than some of the hotels on this list, so if you’re looking for that quiet, intimate getaway then this might be the hotel for you.