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Guildford, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Holiday Inn Express is typical of the brand. Reasonably priced, with a free breakfast, free Wifi and comfortable facilities. What is different about this hotel is its excellent location at Gun Wharf Quays (shops & entertainment) and just a few minutes walking distance to the Naval base with its attractions. The hotel is clean and the staff friendly.

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Sandgate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff. When we checked in the fact that it was our Wedding Anniversary came up - we were then given free drinks that evening. Room was comfortable and clean. Outside noise from revellers was a bit of a pain - only if you are like us and like the window open at night. Breakfast was very good, be... More 

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Dundee
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast at this hotel was to say the least chaos. No plates,no bread for the toaster, no eggs and no clear tables and only 2 poor girls being expected to undertake the whole operation. Mission impossible for them. I felt very sympathetic for the 2 staff . It would appear that they are just as undervalued as the residents. Won't... More 

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

Dear Moira M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel and your stay with us. We apologise for the service at breakfast during your stay. During the busy summer period we try and give the best service we can at all times. Unfortunately sometimes guests do come down all at once so demand is higher... More 

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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had last night of our holiday here , having travelled back from France. Location is fabulous and so is the car park , there are plants and lights in the car park. Reception is on 1 st floor, lifts erratic. The rooms are Ok , but dated and bathrooms need a good spruce up. Breakfast was more business than... More 

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

Dear Beverley D, First of all, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and the local area. We are in a great location. We are in the process of updating both our bedrooms and bathrooms. This does take time because of the size of our hotel. Hopefully... More 

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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here with the family for two nights when visiting Portsmouth & Isle of White. The hotel is great for people wishing to access Gunnwharf Quays or visit the IOW by car or on foot. It was quiet despite is expecting noise due to the central location. Will return.

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

Dear Pinguin, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are indeed in a great location for shopping, eating and generally enjoying your time in Portsmouth. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Duty Manager More 

bristol UK
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161 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights in August over my husband's 60th birthday. We had room 208 with a view of the little funfair. Nice room decent size. Nice bed linen and comfy small sofa. We stayed Friday night and saturday I had a massive surprise for my husband planned, all day events and surprise family coming to see us... More 

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Notingham
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55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not fault location as we all wanted to visit the dockyard and the new Mary Rose Exhibition. Gunwharf Quays shopping excellent and brilliant choice of restaurants. The only thing that let the visit down was the Hotel. It was extremely tired and the room furniture was in dire need of updating. Room facilities, i.e. kettle etc must have originated... More 

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

Dear grahamandjenny, Thank you very much for taking time out of your day to review your stay with us. First of all let us apologise for some of the features in the hotel that you found a bit dated. We are in the process of updating our hotel; with new carpets and mattresses. Once these have been completed, we will... More 

York, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express, Leith, a couple of months ago and that hotel was more superior. Breakfast was chaotic and not a brilliant choice unless you wanted bread type things. On Saturday morning we had to sit at soft seats to have breakfast as it was over-crowded. We chose it because of the location for the dockyard... More 

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Colchester
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43 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great location for shopping . Also the historic dockyard museums are just a short walk away. You also get reduced parking rates and the first 24hours are free of charge. The hotel itself was clean and the rooms of adequate size. The breakfast was good with freshly cooked food constantly being added to the self... More 

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

Dear ThelmaandLouise50, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here with us at Gunhwarf Quays Holiday Inn Express. Our breakfast is constantly being freshly cooked and our staff are here to answer any questions or help in any way they can to improve your guest experience here with us. We are in the best location in Portsmouth for... More 

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights so that we could visit the dockyards and then catch the ferry to the IOW. It is in an excellent location for both. We received a warm welcome by the reception staff. Our room was over one of the shopping walkways and, at night, there was a constant buzz from the bars and eateries below. However,... More 

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Becky C, Duty Manager at Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays, responded to this review

Dear Skilli15, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our staff friendly. We pride ourselves on our hotel staff and their customer service. Our hotel is in the best place for the shops and food outlets in... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays

Address: Gunwharf Quays | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $129 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth - Gunwharf Quays 3*
Number of rooms: 130
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