Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays

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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in rooms

Free Wi-Fi

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays is rated 2 stars and provides visitors with a safe deposit box, a luggage storage and parking. Since 2003, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Portsmouth.

This hotel is situated 2.1 km away from HMS Victory, Fratton Park and D-Day Museum. The property is located 1 km away from Portsmouth city center with the castle, the tower and museums nearby.

The hotel boasts close proximity to a stadium, an aquarium and bars.

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays is within a 25-minute drive to Southampton airport.

Rooms

Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays offers 130 modern rooms that come with a panoramic view of the canal and such facilities as cable TV with on-demand movies, IDD telephone, free Wi-Fi, individual climate control and ironing facilities. Some rooms feature views over Portsmouth Harbour. Coffee/tea makers and a kettle are also provided for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a continental breakfast is served at the breakfast area. The popular restaurant serves fine meals. Guests can relax in the coffee bar serving complimentary drinks.

Services

The hotel offers a meeting room, a copier and a business center together with helpful staff.

Relax

Sport facilities include bowling and lawn tennis.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Late check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Wheelchair access
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Tennis

Services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

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

Room facilities

  • Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Free in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Portsmouth
    3300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Portsmouth Harbour
    1000 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Jamie Oliver (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
  • Brasserie Blanc (cuisine: European)
    300 ft
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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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in United Kingdom

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 205 sq. feet
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    How to reach hotel

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

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Portsmouth
      3300 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Portsmouth Harbour
      1000 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Jamie Oliver (cuisine: Italian)
      400 ft
    • Brasserie Blanc (cuisine: European)
      300 ft
    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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    Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Aspex Gallery - 400 ft
    • Solent & Wight Line cruises - 700 ft
    • Portsmouth Guildhall - 2300 ft
    • Brushstrokes - 3700 ft

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 3000 ft

    Places of interest

    • Spinnaker Tower - 400 ft
    • The Spinnaker Tower - 400 ft
    • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - 1000 ft
    • Catholic Cathedral Of St. John - 2300 ft
    • Historical docks - 3000 ft

    Train stations

    • Portsmouth Harbour - 700 ft

    Shopping areas

    Amusement

    • Bowlplex - 400 ft
    • Vue Portsmouth - 400 ft
    • Vue - 400 ft
    • Bowlplex Bowling Centres - 700 ft
    • Vue Cinemas - 2700 ft
    • Playland Amusements - 3000 ft
    • Cascade - 3000 ft
    • Portsmouth Snooker Club - 3300 ft
    • AMF Bowling - 3700 ft

    Museums

    • Mary Rose Museum - 700 ft
    • Royal Naval Museum - 1400 ft
    • Portsmouth City Museums & Records Service - 2300 ft

    Theaters

    • Art & Soul Traders Ltd - 2300 ft
    • New Theatre Royal - 2700 ft
    • Portsmouth Guildhall Booking Office - 2700 ft

    Marina

    • Haslar Marina - 3700 ft

    Local attractions

    • Charles Dickens' Birthplace - 1.1 mi
      393 Commercial Road, Portsmouth
    • D-Day Museum - 1.3 mi
      Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth
    • Royal Marines Museum - 2.2 mi
      Eastney Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth
    • Blue Reef Aquarium Portsmouth - 1.2 mi
      Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth Natural History Museum - 1.9 mi
      PortsmouthEngland

    Near the hotel

    • Spinnaker Tower - 900 ft
      Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
    • Royal Naval Museum - 1300 ft
      PortsmouthEngland
    • Portsmouth City Museum - 2300 ft
      Museum Road, Portsmouth
    • Clarence Pier - 4100 ft
      Southsea, Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - 1500 ft
      Visitor Centre, Portsmouth
    • Trafalgar Experience - 1700 ft
      Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth
    • Royal Garrison Church - 2400 ft
      Penny Street, Portsmouth

    Restaurants nearby

    • Jamie Oliver - 400 ft

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

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

    • Yo Sushi - Portsmouth - 300 ft

      Address: Gunwharf Quays
      Phone: 0239 280 8110

      Cuisine: Japanese

    • Nando's - Portsmouth - 400 ft

      Address: Gunwharf Quays
      Phone: +44 23 9275 3360

      64% likes this, based on 131 reviews
      Price Range: USD 13 - USD 24

    • Brasserie Blanc - 300 ft

      Address: 1 Gunwharf Quays
      Phone: 02392 891 320

      64% likes this, based on 364 reviews
      Cuisine: European
      Price Range: USD 20 - USD 67

    • Las Iguanas - Gunwharf Quays - 400 ft

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

      63% likes this, based on 191 reviews
      Cuisine: Brazilian, South American, Central American
      Price Range: USD 21 - USD 106

    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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    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 391 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Value
    8.0
    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    10.0

    Individual 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 Hampshire, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PO1 3FD

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Portsmouth
      3300 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Portsmouth Harbour
      1000 ft
    • Bus stop
      400 ft
    Restaurants
    • Jamie Oliver (cuisine: Italian)
      400 ft
    • Brasserie Blanc (cuisine: European)
      300 ft
    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

    Use Badge