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Winchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Stayed one night at th Holiday Inn, Portsmouth. The room rate per night for an executive room and breakfast of £324.00 was exesssive. This was probably due to the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the Round the Island sailing race being on that week. Room was clean with views over the Solent. I would not call it an executive room.... More 

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Thank adrian_goodwin
EmilydW283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear adrian_goodwin, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. I'm sorry to hear you felt it was very expensive but, as you said, there was lots going on in the area that week which meant our rooms were in high demand. The hotel was built in the 1970's so the rooms are ,unfortunately, all... More 

York, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I have stayed at various Holiday Inn's in the UK and Europe over the last 3 years and this is the worst so far. On the positive side staff were friendly, menu had good selection and the room service food was quite good. Gym was small but OK - not a problem. The problem was the state of the hotel... More 

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Thank themajoroak
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear themajoroak, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the hotel and you cut your stay short. The hotel was built in the 1970's so, as you said, the rooms are unfortunately all of a similar size, sadly on the smaller size so we have... More 

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Surrey UK
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55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Excellent hotel, large lounge and breakfast room, with very good swimming pool. Rooms are quite large, very confortable WC a little small but but functional and clean. Very friendly and helpful front desk staff, I would night recommend

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Thank Stephen-surreyKT
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear Stephen-surreyKT Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend us. Thankyou for all of your positive comments - we strive to deliver the best possible customer experience and without your feedback we wouldn't be able to continually improve our standards.... More 

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52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Comfortable reception to while away the afternoon but £8 for a coffee and coke. The breakfast is £20 if you dont want to go searching Rooms looking dated and bath shower is really small Free Parking but can get full, there is parking on the street but its paid Overalll for the prices thay charge they need to up their... More 

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Thank Darren F
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear Darren F, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. I'm sorry you feel that we are overpriced but thankyou for your positive comments about our reception and location. If you book in advance online then you can get a rate that includes breakfast and it works out cheaper. Thankyou again, your feedback is... More 

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137 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed here four nights for business. This is a very average holiday inn with fitness and pool facilities which is always a bonus when away from home. Portsmouth is quite touristy in June so the hotel had both business and holidaying clients. Location wise the hotel was good for local restaurants which I was glad for as the food... More 

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Thank PeacefulWarrior67
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear PeacefulWarrior67, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. I'm sorry you feel that we are very average as a hotel but thankyou for the positive comment about our location. With regards to the car parking, if the onsite car park is full (or you can't fit into a space), then you can get... More 

Largs, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I stay here regularly on business and have never had cause to complain. The staff are unfailingly courteous and welcoming and the rooms are comfortable. Noting some other reviews, increasing the size of bathrooms would entail a major redevelopment which would either reduce room size or the number of rooms and you can get any toiletries you have forgotten from... More 

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Thank Iain M
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear Iain M, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. Reviews like yours make all of our hard work worthwhile as we strive to deliver the best possible customer experience. Thankyou for all of your positive comments about your visits, we are delighted to hear that you never have reason to complain. Thankyou again... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We've stayed here several times. Location is great, ideal for Old Portsmouth waterfront and Gunwharf Quays area, 10 minute walk to the naval dockyard area, two minute drive to IOW ferry, 10 minute drive to cross-Channel ferries terminal. But at the same time, on a reasonably quiet road with plenty of parks around. In good weather, it's lovely to walk... More 

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Thank MK13AL
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear MK13AL, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. Thankyou for your in depth feedback, without it we wouldn't be able to continually improve our standards. We are currently undergoing refurbishments throughout the hotel but these have to be done slowly to minimise disruption to the guests. Customer service is of utmost importance to... More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This was my first visit to Holiday Inn Portsmouth, i must say that the staff are really friendly and helpful which more than made up for the negative points i am about to outline: I stayed in room 421 which on entering was a decent size, the bed was comfy and ambient temperature was adequate, What let the room down... More 

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EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear AndiSWIFT, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. Your feedback is very important to us as without it we couldn't continually improve our standards. Thankyou for your positive comment about the staff as customer service is of utmost importance to us. The hotel was built in the 1970's so the rooms are all... More 

Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The outside could do with a face lift as you could mistake it for a block of flats however much better inside;air con fantastic throughout building, very welcome. Free wifi for ihg rewards member,leisure complex good. Lounge/bar area spacious but bar prices expensive, although service good. Staff welcoming, rooms spotless if a little compact. Car park very handy but above... More 

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Thank Nikki J
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear Nikki J Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and thankyou for your positive comments about all the facilities within the hotel. The hotel was built in the 1970's, hence the look of the building but we have to do the best with... More 

watford
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

this hotel is clean tidy rooms spotless staff all ways helpful .The food in the restaurant is spot on the breakfast you wont need to eat all day great food and service .There is a large car park on site the pool is great very clean and tidy .

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Thank mickwatford
EmilyAP283, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Portsmouth, responded to this review

Dear mickwatford, Thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with Holiday Inn Portsmouth. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your visit. Thankyou for all your positive comments - customer service and experience is of utmost importance to us and without your feedback we wouldn't be able to continually improve our standards. Your review... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near the seafront in Portsmouth in the heart of Hampshire within easy access of the M27 MotorwayOnly a five minute walk from Old Portsmouth where you can spend a nautical day discovering the famous Historic Dockyard and ships HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary RoseThe leisure and shopping destination Gunwharf Quays near the Spinnaker Tower is set on the waterfront and minutes from the hotel with designer label stores, cinema, bowling alley, comedy club and numerous bars and restaurants. Port Solent is one of the south coast s most impressive marinas with shops, restaurants, bars and a cinemaThe hotel consists of 165 en-suite fully air conditioned bedrooms, Spirit Health Club, Academy Conference Centre, Restaurant, Bar and Lounge AreaThe excellent accommodation has all the comforts you would expect from a first class hotel including interactive TV's with movies and Play Station Games and high speed internet accessThe facilities include Restaurant, 24 hour Room Service, Lounge and Bar Area and complimentary use for residents of the Spirit Health Club with gym, indoor pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. The hotel has 9 conference and training rooms and can accommodate from 2-150 delegates in the fully air-conditioned Academy Conference Centre with wireless internet access and all day tea and Starbucks coffee. Accessible & Family Rooms available. Kids Stay & Eat Free (terms and conditions apply)The hotel has limited onsite parking but can supply permits for in house guest for the ample parking surrounding hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Portsmouth

Address: Pembroke Road, Portsmouth PO1 2TA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: ₹ 7,216 - ₹ 12,457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Portsmouth 3*
Number of rooms: 166
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“Park early to get a space, and avoid trees laden with seagulls.”
 of 5 bubbles BerkshireTravelHog, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the upper floors 429/529 amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles S8063OQmariaa, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“upstairs,at the back away from the road. yes, very quiet there”
 of 5 bubbles 831howardb, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Park on side street less hassle ( get ticket from hotel)”
 of 5 bubbles GeorgyP421, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Pick higher floors although we didn't find it a noisy location.”
 of 5 bubbles 26debz, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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