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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
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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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located
Full view
99Great for walkers
Grade: 99 out of 100
74Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
22Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews gunwharf quays great location car park spinnaker tower historic dockyard bars and restaurants shopping centre per day hotel entrance free parking hms victory train station breakfast was included yogurt gun wharf isle of wight stayed here for one night
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great location in Gunwharf Quays and the 24hr complimentary parking is very good. Anything over 24hrs is then £2 per day which is heavily discounted. Upon check in (very late - around 10pm) the lady was very helpful BUT advised we would not get food...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Huddy91
Reviewed 4 days ago

This hotel has a good location, right in the heart of Gunwharf Quays, provides free parking for 24 hours and the staff are very friendly and helpful. These are the only good things going for it. The lighting in my room was so poor that...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Ian A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hotel in great location for shops (for us, quite an upmarket shopping centre!), maritime history, the Spinaker viewing platform, restaurants and even for a day trip to Isle of Wight or the short boat ride to Gosport. Southsea sea front only a short drive or...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MilesMacf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly when we was checking in , told us about the discount we could get in the shops and restaurants surrounding the hotel and also informed of us of breakfast times . The breakfast was better than I expected and my partner...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was good for Gunwharf quay shopping and Dockyard attractions. The 24 hour free parking was a bonus. The free WiFi was good. However the room was disappointing as it was not very clean and the bed was the worse i have ever tried to...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Sidrate
Response from IHGService, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf QuaysResponded 4 days ago

Hello Sidrate, Thanks for highlighting our hotel's accessible location. I certainly agree that complimentary parking is also a plus! I'm sorry the mattress didn't live up to your expectations. This is something we will consider for future enhancements. We know that sleep is a top...More

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Response from Keith J | Reviewed this property |
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"One side of hotel has a view of the pedestrian precinct whereas the other side views of flats"
6 days ago
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"High floor has good views"
25 Sep 2018
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"Ask for port/sea view, its a beautiful view."
23 Sep 2018
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US$87 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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