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    Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    425 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3801
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$ 145
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    • Excellent42%
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    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
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    Reviewed 28 September 2015

    We stayed at the Renaissance while visiting family in Portsmouth. The hotel is wonderful. The staff was awesome - both Michael and Danny - the valet guys were great and helped us find the Ferry that went to Norfolk and the Bier Garden not too...More

    Thank DaniSherry
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    On behalf of Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel management and staff, thank you for providing feedback about your recent stay. Marriott strives to ensure our guests experience the best visits possible during their travel. Look forward to meeting you during your next stay with us!

    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    Waterfront hotels, by virtue of location, are normally good places to stay -- but the staff with the "make-my-day" attitude turns a good hotel into a great stay. The staff at the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront couldn't do enough for us -- which was important, as...More

    Thank ColonialDame2014
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    What a wonderful review!!! Our staff has a determination to execute service like no other!!! We teach our team that the word "No" is a bad word. Come back and visit us in our historic town!!!

    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    The Renaissance was our home base for a conference and it was very well chosen both for the excellence of the hotel staff, the meeting space and the nicely appointed rooms. This is an excellent choice for someone planning a meeting, a conference or a...More

    Thank Lori T
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    Thanks for sharing!!! Our hotel is a great location for meetings or getaways!! Glad we can share this experience with you during business travel.

    Reviewed 24 September 2015

    I stayed at the Renaissance for a conference this week and everyone at the conference remarked often about the quality of the hotel and the STAFF! The staff here is top notch and treat you like a valued customer - between work and pleasure, I...More

    Thank camyjgo
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    Thank you for taking the time to complete a review! We are delighted that your stay with the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel was enjoyable! I have shared your feedback with my staff. Look forward to seeing you soon

    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    We made a reservation (for the least expensive room, and prepaid) on line prior to our visit... as a Marriot Platinum member we were upgraded to the 7th floor, and had access to the executive lounge on the 8th floor (there were no rooms available...More

    Thank Makai7
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. The storms are a sight to see from the high floors. Hope you were able to take some beautiful pictures! Look forward to seeing you again!!

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$ 133 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    shirlislavenmason
    Have a grandson having surgery for cancer at naval medical center. Do you have a shuttle to it.
    15 January 2017|
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    Response from LandofHopesandDreams | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I'm not sure. Best if you call the hotel. Good luck with the surgery!
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    Carl B
    do all rooms have waterfront view?
    1 September 2016|
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    Response from Ravena72 | Reviewed this property |
    No - but you can request one. I would definitely get a waterfront view.
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    JamieLeeWiedmaier
    How far am I from a beach
    20 May 2016|
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    Response from GuestServicesMegan | Property representative |
    Hello. Virginia Beach is the closest beach to our hotel, it is 20 miles away.
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    Room Tips
    "Request waterview rooms. Wifi is free but slow. Faster wifi costs $10 per day as does parking."
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    "They also have a beautiful outside area to view the river and Norfolk without leaving the hotel."
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    "Stay elsewhere"
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    "consider booking larger king rooms or a suite and request water view. Choose higher level to fully enjoy view"
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