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Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Plaza | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FD, England
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Cornwall, GB
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A really good stay in a nice hotel. Clean, tidy and comfortable with good service. As it is a Holiday Inn, the breakfast is fairly basic but the location on Gunwharf Quays is brilliant for shopping and eating out

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location - historic ships, restaurants, shops, old town all close by. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Room fine. Breakfast fine (if one forgets the "scrambled eggs"). But ...... Pricey for what it is. Take away the location and it I would struggle - dated decor. Sleep? Our mattress was awful unless one wants to disappear and roll to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights & other than a rather slow lift (one was out of order) not a bad word. Comfortable beds, good size rooms, clean. The best thing is the location. You are right in the thick of the bars, restaurants & shops but you would never know. We didn't hear any night life when in our room.... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can't fault this hotel. Its location is great and even though our room was right next to Bar 38 there was no noise disturbance at all. The room we had was great. Spacious, clean and a bed to die for. So so comfy. Parking is not on site but easily accessible. Get your ticket validated by the hotel on... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here one night, had a nice stay, staff were excellent, helpful and friendly. Rooms clean and well looked after, all in all a nice enough place for a night or two and in a great location. Very close to pubs and bars (but avoid the Fullers one as that was awful) and its been done up as a very... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one night on a business trip. The location is excellent right next to the Portsmouth Harbour Station and Gosport Ferry it is in the Gunwharf complex with a large number of shop and restaurants. The hotel is a regular HI Express so the rooms are functional but perfectly adequate. The breakfast is a reasonable buffet and again perfectly... More

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Tom S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel. As you have rightly mentioned we are in an excellent location being on Gunwharf Quays which has 90 different retail outlets and over 30 bars and restaurants. I am glad that you have found our hotel and its facilities to be adequate as per our Holiday Inn Express... More

Vigo, Spain
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean and pleasant hotel with very friendly staff located in a very desirable area of Portsmouth - close to shops, restaurants and the Historic Dockyard. Whilst the hotel is not exceptional, it provides very good value for money. Car parking is in the huge shopping centre garage but the rate is very reasonable thanks to the discount the hotel... More

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Tom S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to see that you have enjoyed your time with us and our location was just right for your stay. Thank you for your kind comments with regards to the team here, i will pass on your feedback. We would like to invite you back. More

Dursley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from a two night stay, my wife and I had a brilliant time, busy but good ! The hotel is in a superb location, right in amongst everything yet very quiet, handy for all the attractions. The room we were in was functional, comfortable and spotlessly clean.The breakfast was excellent From a choice of everything from fruit... More

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Tom S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent feedback. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your weekend with us. It is great to read that our staff provided you with an excellent service. I will pass on your kind comments. We would like to invite you back. More

Nelson, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel , nice bed free wifi, lovely room, nice staff, but breakfast no bacon never ever stayed anywere were no bacon for breakfast, this happens i find in most holiday inn express hotels. I was wounding why this may be I ask a number of staff why no bacon , I could not get an answer only a smile... More

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Tom S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in Portsmouth. I do apologize for the fact there is no bacon provided at breakfast. As per Holiday Inn Express guidelines we offer continental breakfast with a few hot favourites to include sausages, beans and scrambled egg. I am... More

East Yorks
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night with the wife and two children. We chose here as the location is exactly where we wanted to be. There is no parking exactly outside the hotel, but parking is inside the gunwharf complex,( 5 min walk) which is free for 24 hours. The rooms are ok. We had a family room, a decent double,... More

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Tom S, Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. I am pleased to hear that you have found our location convenient. I am sorry to hear that you have experienced a lot of maintenance issues throughout your stay. I am also disappointed to see that our breakfast buffet was below your expectations. I can assure that your comments have been taken seriously... More

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Address: The Plaza | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays 3*
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#14 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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The Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth hotel is located within Gunwharf Quays which is a vibrant waterfront development offering a number of attractions, including over 95 designer clothing outlets,over 25 restaurants & bars, a cinema, ten pin bowling, casino and comedy club. The Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth Hotel is ideally located for business or leisure breaks. It comprises 130 en-suite bedrooms and 2 modern meeting rooms, all with comfort cooling, natural daylight and free wifi throughout the hotel. The Great room and lounge area situated on the first floor offers drinks and relaxation in the evening, as well as a free continental breakfast with hot favourites which include scrambled egg, sausages & baked beans in the morning. Undercover secure parking is available in the award winning main Gunwharf Quays car park, all Hotel guests receive discounted rates for car parking in the main Gunwharf Quays car park, first twenty four hours or first exit is free of charge and then second 24 hours or exit and thereafter are charged at £2. Access to trains, buses and ferries are all within walking distance. Southampton International Airport is 22 miles away. Convenient access to all of Portsmouth's many attractions, including the Spinnaker Tower, The Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth Old Town with its cobbled streets and the waterfront, filled with traditional pubs and restaurants are all within walking distance. PLEASE NOTE: THE HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS - PORTSMOUTH GUNWHARF QUAYS HAS DEDICATED DISABLED CAR SPACES OUTSIDE THE HOTEL ENTRANCE, WITH A DROP OFF/PICK UP FACILITY BY THE FRONT DOOR. THERE IS APPROX A 3 MINUTE WALK FROM THE UNDERGROUND CAR PARK TO HOTEL ... more   less 
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