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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 #15 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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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just spent 14 days at Ocean Appartments all the Staff were very friendly and heplful. This is our 6 stay and realy enjoyed our stay again. The bus service from outside of the appartment is excellent. We have already booked up for next year.

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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 and to say how happy we are that you enjoyed your stay so much. 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... More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent self catering apartment right on the seafront ,with lovely sea views .Well appointed lounge/kitchen, with separate bedroom and bathroom, lovely and warm ( we stayed in November) , with its own car park. There is a frequent bus service into Portsmouth from right outside the door, al;though it is a very pleasent two mile walk along the front, shops... 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 and to say how happy we are that you enjoyed your stay so much. 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... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed in a family suite with a double and two single beds, kitchenette and bathroom. Everything was very well presented, with fabulous sea views. All the staff were welcoming and we were allowed to keep our double pushchair in reception. Our children enjoyed their holiday here very much and the hotel is convenient for a wide variety of attractions... 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. 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 

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The apartment was on the first floor which consisted of open plan sitting room with fully fitted kitchen including a Bosch washing machine. Two full sized double bedroom and toilet and shower room. The view from the sitting room and front bedroom were fantastic. Waking up every morning to blue seas, ships and the sound of the sea rolling up... 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. 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 in March, as you mentioned in your review. Kindest Regards, The Ocean Hotel and Apartments. Southsea. Portsmouth. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed in a new refurbished 2 bedroom modern apartment, with a fully equipped modern kitchen. The apartment is very spacious compared to most apartments. The location is breathtaking. You are overlooking the sea And only a road that separates you from the water front. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly. I will denately use the Ocean hotel and... 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. 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 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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 July 28, 2014

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
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 

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Additional Information about Ocean Hotel & Apartments

Address: 8-10 St Helens Place | Southsea, Portsmouth PO40RW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean Hotel & Apartments 2*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Ocean Hotel And Apartments
Ocean Hotel Portsmouth
Ocean Hotel Apartments
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Portsmouth

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