Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays

The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO1 3FD  show map
 3 stars
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Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Offering 130 rooms with a panoramic view over the canal, Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays boasts a superb setting in 25 minutes walking distance from Southsea Castle . Featuring royal architecture, the hotel occupies a 4-story building opened in 2003.

This property is positioned in the center of Portsmouth. A 10-minute walk to the center of Portsmouth.

Welcoming guests with a casino, a tennis court and a golf course, the hotel is placed next to restaurants, pubs and a stadium.

Southampton airport can be reached by car within 30 minutes.

Rooms

Some of the en-suite hotel rooms feature climate control, Wi-Fi, high-speed internet, flat-screen television and a DVD player as well as a dishwasher, coffee/tea makers and a kettle. They offer private bathrooms with a hairdryer and a power shower.

Eat & Drink

Yo Sushi - Portsmouth and Azzurro - Portsmouth are situated in a historic area, about 50 meters away of the property.

Services

The excellent hotel features laundry, ironing service and shoe shine.

Relax

Such activities as lawn tennis and bowling are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   130.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Wet bar
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Recliner
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth location
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Hotel Address:

The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO1 3FD

Get directions
City Center
  • Portsmouth
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Southampton Airport (SOU)
    24.7 km
  • Bournemouth International (BOH)
    51.8 km
Train Stations
  • Portsmouth Harbour
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver (cuisine: Italian)
    110 m
  • Brasserie Blanc (cuisine: European)
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    130

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Rooms and availability

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Connecting room
  • Voice mail
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Universal AC/DC adapters
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Aspex Gallery100 m
  • Solent & Wight Line cruises300 m
  • Portsmouth Guildhall700 m

Places of interest

  • Spinnaker Tower100 m
  • The Spinnaker Tower100 m
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard300 m
  • HMS Warrior400 m
  • The University Library, University of Portsmouth400 m
  • International College Portsmouth600 m
  • Catholic Cathedral Of St. John700 m
  • Portsmouth Combined Courts Centre800 m
  • Portsmouth Central Library800 m

Train stations

  • Portsmouth Harbour200 m

Shopping areas

  • Gunwharf Quays100 m

Amusement

  • Vue Portsmouth100 m
  • Bowlplex100 m
  • Vue100 m
  • Bowlplex Bowling Centres200 m
  • Cascade800 m
  • Vue Cinemas800 m
  • Portsmouth Snooker Club900 m

Museums

  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard200 m
  • Mary Rose Museum400 m
  • Royal Naval Museum500 m
  • National Museum of the Royal Navy600 m
  • Portsmouth City Museums & Records Service600 m
  • HMS Victory700 m

Theaters

  • Art & Soul Traders Ltd600 m
  • Portsmouth Guildhall Booking Office800 m
  • New Theatre Royal800 m

Local attractions

  • Charles Dickens\' Birthplace 1.7 km
    393 Old Commercial Road
  • Southsea Castle 2.2 km
    Clarence Esplanade Southsea
  • Southsea Rose Garden3.0 km
    Esplanade Southsea
  • D-Day Museum 2.1 km
    Clarence Esplanade
  • Southsea Model Village3.0 km
    Eastney Esplanade Southsea Esplanade, Southsea

Near the hotel

  • Gunwharf Quays200 m
    Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
  • Spinnaker Tower340 m
    Gunwharf Quays
  • Dockyard Apprentice460 m
    19 College Road
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard750 m
    Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base
  • Tall Ship Experience180 m
    Gunwharf Quays Marina Gunwharf Quays
  • HMS Warrior 1860470 m
    Victory Gate, Historic Dockyard
  • Portsmouth Museum510 m
    1 Museum Road

Restaurants nearby

  • Jamie Oliver110 m

    Address: S92 - S93, Market Square
    Phone: 0239 2000 595

    65% likes this, based on 624 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Las Iguanas - Gunwharf Quays110 m

    Address: 108-111 East Side Plaza, Gunwharf Quays
    Phone: 02392 293797

    66% likes this, based on 197 reviews
    Cuisine: Brazilian, South American, Central American
    Price Range: ZAR 242 - ZAR 1 224

  • Wagamama110 m

    Address: Gunwharf Quay

    63% likes this, based on 87 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Brasserie Blanc90 m

    Address: 1 Gunwharf Quays
    Phone: 02392 891 320

    64% likes this, based on 364 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: ZAR 230 - ZAR 773

  • Nando's - Portsmouth110 m

    Address: Gunwharf Quays
    Phone: +44 23 9275 3360

    67% likes this, based on 116 reviews
    Price Range: ZAR 150 - ZAR 277

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    130

Hotel Awards

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Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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Cities nearby
  • Fareham hotels - 8 km
  • Gosport hotels - 2 km
  • Havant hotels - 10 km
  • Seaview hotels - 9 km
  • Ryde (Isle of Wight) hotels - 9 km
  • Hayling Island hotels - 9 km
  • Emsworth hotels - 12 km
  • Bembridge hotels - 13 km
  • Lee-on-the-Solent hotels - 8 km
  • Southsea hotels - 2 km

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 417 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Ideal place to meet up with friends. Perfect location for shopping, restaurants and bars. Could walk into the city centre if you needed but there was everything close to hand at Gunwharf Quays.

    Had a very disturbed nights sleep due to the noise from the bars and Casino below, went on until 5am. You had to have your window open because there was no Air con. Doubt if I would stay there again because of this.

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Situation

    Furniture in bar area old and dirty

  • Group of friends
    7.8

    Great Location and excellent staff. Recommend to anyone for a fun shopping/nightlife casino experience

    Quite expensive base rate buy can be discounted if you search hard enough - web searches cheaper than own site

  • Family with children
    7.8

    Location as we were travelling on from there to France. Proximity to restuarants and the dockside attractions.

    Parking and handling of luggage. We had 4 suitcases to bring in from the car park,which was not close by, and the hotel lift was out of order.

  • Older travelers
    8.0

    Good for shopping. Ideal situation for the dockyard and ferry port.

    The breakfast was disappointing - could have been fresher.

  • Older travelers
    5.8

    On arrival we were not told time for breakfast or how to operate lift using door key. The shower had a lot of black mould oaround the shower tray and the grouting.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The hotel was in the right location for our visit to portsmouth

    Rather overpriced for the type of hotel that it is.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Excellent location - right in the middle of an outlet shopping centre, right by the harbour, 10 minute stroll to Old Portsmouth, 10 minute stroll to Historic Dockyard, 20 minute stroll to city centre, 20 minute stroll to Southsea.

    Breakfast not good - tasteless scrambled egg (suspect made with dried egg); very little choice. Choose this hotel for location, not the breakfast.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Good location close to the museums and the factory outlets

    Breakfast was below average

  • Single
    6.2

    Location to Marina.

    Lift didn't work. Floor was filthy. Receptio staff on arrival were unfriendly. Mould in the shower.

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    It was ok nothing special, good location which is why I picked this hotel.Yes I would use it again if I could get a deal on the normal price.

    Lack of storage space. Our shower did not function correctly nothing major, we did advse the reception on leaving so it could be recitified for the next occupant.

  • Single
    7.4

    Location excellent for rail and ferry links

    Awoken at 2a.m. by shouting from people I guess leaving local nightclubs.

  • Older travelers
    6.4

    Good access to restaurants, good size room

    Towels were a bit tatty

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    Cooked breakfast was served later than expected and we were unable to obtain any.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    convenience of hotel for where we needed to be.

    there wasn't anything we didn't like.

How to reach hotel

hotel Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

The Plaza Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO1 3FD

Get directions
City Center
  • Portsmouth
    1.0 km
Airports
  • Southampton Airport (SOU)
    24.7 km
  • Bournemouth International (BOH)
    51.8 km
Train Stations
  • Portsmouth Harbour
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver (cuisine: Italian)
    110 m
  • Brasserie Blanc (cuisine: European)
    90 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    130

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPortsmouthHoliday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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