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Queen's Hotel

Clarence Parade, | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LJ, England
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Ranked #18 of 39 hotels in Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was incredibly impressed with a wedding reception I attended at Queen's hotel recently. The staff were all polite and friendly, everything was set up beautifully and we didn't have any issues whatsoever. The bride and groom said their room was absolutely lovely as well. The staff went out of their way to make everything perfect and we were all... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you Queens Hotel for a great stay last weekend. I was lucky to get a room last minute and although it wasn't one of the lovely seafront rooms, it was roomy, comfortable and spotlessly clean. I am not sure what the previous reviewer, Tracie A was expecting! but I can assure you I have very high standards and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've recently returned from a night at the Queens, and on reading some of the past reviews were a little apprehensive about going. However, I needn't have worried! The hotel is gorgeous, we loved the traditional aspect of the surroundings. Our room was a generous size and very clean. The food was out of this world, and the staff very... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had one night in this hotel for my birthday. The place is really dirty and unloved. On arrival the receptionist was rude and un welcoming and attempted to charge us £5 to park our car when it clearly says on a huge sign on entry to the car park 'FREE PARKING FOR HOTEL GUESTS', when we pointed this out... More

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With friends, on a Sunday night looking for dinner in Southsea-stumbled on the Queens. Restaurant looked up market but tables were dusty and restaurant empty-starters were good, main courses of belly pork (at £15) were overcooked and crackling was flaccid! Accompanied by some mashed pots and one carrot-cod loin for one friend was cold. Ordered desserts but gave up on... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great holiday, the hotel was a little late with the room but they made up the delay with coffee and biscuits.the breakfast was buffet style with plenty of choice and as much as you wanted.the Sunday carvery was also very good.the service and friendliness of the staff is especially good.It is in a great position overlooking the sea and... More

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Porto, Portugal
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25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it is an old hotel, but very well maintained. The rooms are spacious, very clean and comfortable. The main areas are very charming, almost luxurious. The bar is very pleasant. Staff is very friendly. What more can you expect from a good classic hotel? Location is nice although not walking distance from any nice spot. The only downside was... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They advertise free WiFi here, on their home page and in their rooms but it wasn't working and according to their staff often fails to work. I can live without it but my 2 teenage sons consider it a human right so was one of the reasons I booked. I wrote to them to complain but the response is so... More

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went down to the bar to look at the dinner menu - unless you want a cheese sandwich there is no vegetarian dish as a main meal. I was told that if I said what I wanted the chef would make it. Fair enough but I don't know what I want. What I do want is to be treated like... More

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29 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the lovely lobby and the wonderful breakfast. But the room we were in was overly hot at night. It was a heat wave and temperatures were hitting high twenties in the daytime. However......, the room we had (355) was a nice large room, but the windows would not open. The staff were good about it and did source... More

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Address: Clarence Parade, | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The original Queen's hotel was known as Southsea House and was built by the architect Augustus Livesay, in 1861. It was then a large private house owned by Sir John and Lady Morris and was later transformed into one of the first hotels in Southsea by William Kemp Junior, this is when it became known as the Queen's Hotel. In the late 18th century the Queen's Hotel had a yacht club that stood behind it called the Royal Albert and was also surrounded by woods, which were then called Stone Woods.On December 8th 1891 in the early hours of the Sunday morning a disastrous and fatal fire occurred. Aided by strong winds it raged until the whole of the premises had been completely gutted. The Hotel was rebuilt in 1903 by the architect T.W.Cutler into the splendid building that stands today, complete with its Edwardian baroque style in brown terracotta. ... more   less 
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