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Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays

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The Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth hotel is located within Gunwharf Quays which is a vibrant waterfront development offering a number of attractions, including over 95 designer clothing outlets,over 25 restaurants & bars, a cinema, ten pin bowling, casino and comedy club. The Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Hotel is ideally located for business or leisure breaks. It comprises 130 en-suite bedrooms and 2 modern meeting rooms, all with comfort cooling, natural daylight and free wifi throughout the hotel. The Great room and lounge area situated on the first floor offers drinks and relaxation in the evening, as well as a free continental breakfast with hot favourites which include scrambled egg, sausages & baked beans in the morning. Undercover secure parking is available in the award winning main Gunwharf Quays car park, all Hotel guests receive discounted rates for car parking in the main Gunwharf Quays car park, first twenty four hours or first exit is free of charge and then second 24 hours or exit and thereafter are charged at £2. Access to trains, buses and ferries are all within walking distance. Southampton International Airport is 22 miles away. Convenient access to all of Portsmouth's many attractions, including the Spinnaker Tower, The Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth Old Town with its cobbled streets and the waterfront, filled with traditional pubs and restaurants are all within walking distance. PLEASE NOTE: THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - PORTSMOUTH GUNWHARF QUAYS HAS DEDICATED DISABLED CAR SPACES OUTSIDE THE HOTEL ENTRANCE, WITH A DROP OFF/PICK UP FACILITY BY THE FRONT DOOR. THERE IS APPROX A 3 MINUTE WALK FROM THE UNDERGROUND CAR PARK TO HOTEL
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Property amenities
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Grade: 99 out of 100
63Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
23Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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This hotel has a great location for visiting the historic dockyard. It is also close to the shopping center with some good restaurants. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would stay here again the next time I am in Portsmouth.
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This hotel is a great location for visiting the designer shops, historic dockyard, spinnaker, ferry port, harbour, and many restaurants. We found it was very clean, breakfast included which consisted of cereals, toast facilities, fresh fruit, or good old english full, all self
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Great location for visiting the fantastic attractions Portsmouth has to offer as well as having excellent train and bus terminals within easy walking distance. The hotel has lift access to all floors making it easy for people with mobility issues. The hotel is clean and tidy and
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First of all, the staff treat you as a second-class guest unless you book woth them directly. I used booking.com and they used that as an excuse if I had anything to complain about. First of all I paid a premium £140 for a one night stay, for which I booked a double bed room.
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I have no idea where these people who have put bad reviews on were staying but I had a lovely two night stay. Convenient, quiet, clean, lovely, friendly staff. Easy to find and park. Yes the rooms are a little tired in places but a choice of pillows, a tv and a trip to the Lindt
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Random bracket in shower, most likely for a shower gel cartridge that never turned up
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Down the side of the toilet, the toilet for the 3 day stay wasn't cleaned
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Holiday inn use Gunwharf car park. It’s free for 24 hours if you stay at hotel then £2 a day. If you visiting hotel to see someone it’s probably normal price. Which is £4 for 3 hours. Next door to hotel.
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check with hotel reception.
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yes there is
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as already advised - the hotel has parking areas in the underground car park to the shopping village - and I am sure it was free - but I cant recall.
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"This hotel is in desperate need of an overhaul. No advice to give unfortunately"
"One side of hotel has a view of the pedestrian precinct whereas the other side views of flats"
"High floor has good views"
"Ask for port/sea view, its a beautiful view."
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PRICE RANGE
US$90 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandPortsmouth
NUMBER OF ROOMS
130
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