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Queen's Hotel

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Clarence Parade, | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LJ, England
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Queens for one night while attending a wedding on the HMS Warrior, we arrived early very hot and thirsty,we had a drink in the lovely bar while the receptionist checked to see if we could check in early,we could we had a nice room a bit jaded but lovely and clean lovely bed and nice white fluffy... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As others have said, this place has so much potential, but is in dire need of a serious facelift (if not a complete overhaul). Much of the interior hints at the charm and glamour of a bygone era, but sadly it seems that it's been left untouched since the early twentieth century. Shame. On the plus side, breakfast is good.... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the third visit to this hotel in a year for a one night stay on 3 sekar are occasions. Visit this time was for our daughter's graduation ceremony. This is not suitable if you have mobility problems (we do). On two occasions we have found a minibus parked in the only disabled bay , and this visit ,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a lovely grand old building overlooking Southsea Common, and I've always wanted to stay there so I did for my most recent visit to the coast. I imagine for a special event it would be the perfect setting. Inside is dated yet retro décor - like stepping back in time! Jazz music (albeit not a live band!)... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not up to standard experienced 2/3 years ago. Serving starts at 2pm and we were booked for 2.15. Party of 8 plus another couple booked for 2pm so we were not seated until 2.40. Surely the person who booked us in could have anticipated that 10people would need time to be served? The sandwiches were very nice but only one... More 

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UK
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Oh dear! The Queens Hotel was probably great 50 years ago but in 2016 it is an embarrassment to Southsea. We were in the Elizabeth Suite for the marriage blessing ceremony and although it had been decorated beautifully by the bride and groom, the actual decor itself was tired and we were continually distracted by some doors on the side... More 

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Thank GuinnieBoy
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early, at 10am and couldn't check in straight away but they let us in at 11am and upgraded our room which was nice! We had a lovely sea view room. Stayed in room 364. The younger lady with brown hair was lovely and very polite. We were impressed straight away. We got to the room and showered and... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited one morning. No chanve of coffee, the machine was being cleaned. Do they really only have one coffee machine in a hotel of that size! Came back at lunchtime - still cleaning the machine. Ordered two rounds of sandwiches. These were O.K. and we had a lovely view out of the window to the sea. Visited the gents.... More 

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Thank John B
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72 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we stay here expecting to be wow'd....it could be stunning but it needs a good scrub and a massive face lift. The curtains for example look and smell like they haven't been cleaned or changed since the dark ages. Food was alright but not high end hotel standard, views nice from the room. I was told by a member... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a prime position overlooking the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. Regrettably, the pictures do not adequately represent the state of the hotel. It is in a rather rundown condition and the public rooms and bedrooms are rather tatty! Whilst the staff are very professional and attentive, the décor is well below par. The tables in the bar... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Queen's Hotel

Address: Clarence Parade, | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3LJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $111 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen's Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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