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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8-10 St Helens Place | Southsea, Portsmouth PO40RW, England
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Ocean Hotel & Apartments
Ranked #21 of 39 hotels in Portsmouth
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 9th year spent in these apartments and as always a pleasure. Apartment fantastically situated right on the sea front, clean and well equipped. Great value for money. Wonderful views over to the Isle of Wight and always plenty to do within walking distance. Loved the stay and the welcoming staff, nothing is too much trouble!.... we'll be back next... More

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Dawn S, General Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review South Parade Apartments. The team here at Portsmouth Apartments Group would like to thank you for your visit and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards, South Parade Apartments. Southsea. Portsmouth. More

Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home from another great week in Southsea with family.. we rented a 2 bed apartment the same as last year and couldn't have been happier the apartment was well presented and clean within walking distance to canoe lake and the beach. staff where very pleasant and always polite. On arrival we where allowed to wait in the bar... More

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Dawn S, General Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our apartments. The team here at Portsmouth Apartments Group would like to thank you for your visit and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards, The Atlantic Apartments. Southsea. Portsmouth More

Preston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night, last minute booking. Looks fine from the outside, but inside everywhere smelt of cooking (surprising considering there is no restaurant in the hotel!) Sea front room and we were surprisingly pleased at the cleanliness - bed linen smelled lovely. Had high hopes for the night, but didn't sleep a wink. Although on the 3rd floor, it... More

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Dawn S, General Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Your feedback is always invaluable for us. I am sorry to hear you were disturbed by external noise. Many of our guests value our convenient location for local buses and return time and time again for the convenience. The team here at the ocean... More

Hertford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night here as unable to get room for extra night in hotel next door. Nothing to complain about, really, is good budget accommodation in prime seafront location. Rents on room only basis with no breakfast/restaurant available on site. Unless you are in a self catering suite, will have to go out for all meals (loads of options nearby).... More

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Dawn S, General Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Unfortunately, due to our seafront location, we do indeed occasionally need to carry out essential maintenance work during the warm summer months. We do of course, endeavour to keep any inconvenience to a minimum. We sincerely hope this did not inconvenience you too much.... More

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very average. Rooms not dirty but didn't 'feel' clean. Works ongoing in some of the flats/rooms. Rolls of carpet in furniture in reception. Workmen & vans in the very small car park. Only 1 bath towel and 1 hand towel initially supplied despite room being a double and booked for 2. £70 per night was reasonable I suppose. Cab to... More

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Dawn S, General Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Unfortunately, due to our seafront location, we do indeed occasionally need to carry out essential maintenance work during the warm summer months. We do of course, endeavour to keep any inconvenience to a minimum. We sincerely hope this did not inconvenience you too much.... More

windsor berks
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in April with my husband. Most rooms are sea facing at no extra cost..A good location next to the canoe lake and you can walk into Portsmouth in 40 minutes or catch a bus which stops right outside. The hotel has no restaurant but there are many eateries nearby. It does have a bar... More

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Dawn S, Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. The team here at the ocean would like to thank you for your visit and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kindest Regards, The Ocean Hotel and Apartments. Southsea. Portsmouth. More

East Anglia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My wife and I had a winter break at the Ocean Hotel in mid-December. Newly decorated and new vertical blinds replacing the heavy curtains, but above all the service, the pristine condition of our room, and the helpful staff were as good as ever. The location is a little distant from the centre of town, but there are regular and... More

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Brittany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We live in Brittany and make frequent visits to our friends and family in the south of England. Our families have expanded so can no longer put us up when we visit, so we were looking for somewhere we could stay - not just in a hotel but somewhere we could invite them to us and make them a cup... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
70 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Well this hotel we stay in for one night. What a dump. If you can not find anything else ok. This place old fashion simular to a budget hotel. Rooms small the tv the size of your wallet. Noisy all night long off the sea. No breakfast included. Or 5 pound for some white bread with jam and powder coffee... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Nine of us stayed at this hotel for a long weekend away. The hotel is clean, the bathroom the same and the water piping hot. The staff are friendly and the breakfast menu is simple but very good. I wouldn't rate this hotel in the luxury class but it doesn't make any claims to be that. Only complaints are that... More

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Address: 8-10 St Helens Place | Southsea, Portsmouth PO40RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Hotel & Apartments 2*
Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel And Apartments
Ocean Hotel Portsmouth
Ocean Hotel Apartments

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Our specialty is offering quality accommodation to suit most circumstances and budgets by providing hotel rooms, suites and apartments for holidaymaker's and business personnel on short or long term stays. We have earned an excellent reputation for providing welcoming and comfortable quality accommodation offering a choice between hotel bedrooms, suites and self-contained apartments of various sizes most of which enjoy magnificent sea views. We take pride in providing excellence at affordable rates with friendly and professional service backed with a wealth of years experience in providing a wide range of quality accommodation. Whether you are taking a family holiday, enjoying a romantic weekend or visiting us on business, we are sure you will be impressed by our high standards of accommodation. On business or pleasure... Enjoy our hospitality at the Ocean Hotel & Suites. ... more   less 
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