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Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays

The Plaza | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FD, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Reading, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't fault the location - in Gunwharf Quays itelf, just a few minutes' walk from the Historic Dockyard, the Spinnaker Tower, ferry port, and a fantastic shopping and dining complex. A mere 20-minute walk away is Southsea with amusements, a fairground, pebble beach and Hovercraft service to the Isle of Wight. However, there is a price to pay for... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel for location to explore the historic dockyard, harbour area, shops and restaurants. Hotel itself is looking a little tired and could do with a facelift. The facilities are average for a 3 star hotel - rooms are comfortable but basic. Free wifi in rooms is slow. Housekeeping is a little lacking in care and attention to detail. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for one night and it has a very good location if you're planning to do some shopping at Gunwharf Quays and explore the vicinity. Parking is free for the first 24 hrs. then £2 thereafter. The reception is in first floor and the lifts are a bit small but ok. Checking in was fast and the staff are... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location right next to Gunwharf Quays shopping centre, with its own entry lane to the centre's carpark. Value for money hotel with complimentary breakfast and friendly staff. All in all great for a weekend shopping and exploring Portsmouth or even the Isle of Wight.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Is everything you expect it to be: clean, soulless, convenient. The breakfast is called the "Express Start" which pretty much sums it. Fails the basic test of all hotel breakfasts: the orange juice was bad.

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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A 3 star very clean hotel in a great location for shopping on the quays. Very friendly and basic but clean. Best hotel in area of you want a food and shopping weekend. The hotel is literally in the middle of the shops and almost every chain restaurant you can think off.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here mid August for 1 night before catching the ferry across to the Isle of Wight. The location is absolutely perfect! Check in was fast and easy. Staff very friendly and given a free wi-fi code. All the shops and restaurants you need are on your doorstep. We had a family room, which was plenty big enough, clean and... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel from 17/8/15 until 20/8/15. The hotel is well situated for shopping, the city and attractions. We had an 8 year old grandchild with us and she loved it. The staff were very friendly and the room was clean and comfortable. There was a complimentary breakfast which was pretty good, and plentiful.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stopped at this Hotel since it opened I think it must be ten years ago it had only been open a couple of weeks have made about 30 + stops, My wife and I go shopping I also visit the dock yard, we go to the Isles of wight, we love the great choice of eating places to visit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean hotel with friendly and helpful staff. However I felt that at £160 per night for a double room with only an ensuite shower it was overpriced compared with say travel lodge or premier inn which offer a similar level of amenities, the location was however superb and may explain the price. Had it been cheaper it would have... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Dear Trotsky130, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We work hard to make your your stay comfortable and pleasant so we are pleased to note that you were satisfied with the level of service and location of the hotel. We are highly motivated by your words and ensure you that we shall continue to strive for... More 

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