A lively waterfront city on the south coast of England, Portsmouth is well known for being the birth place of Charles Dickens, the resting place of the Mary Rose, the HMS Victory, and home to many museums, galleries, events and the Emirates Spinnaker Tower.
Head down to the dockyard and explore Lord Nelson's HMS Victory, once the world's most powerful battleship. Keep things nautical and see the remains of Henry VIII's favorite ship, The Mary Rose, recovered from the seabed to be displayed to the public.
In town, choose from two cathedrals, dozens of museums covering everything from modern art to Charles Dickens to the D Day Landings. There is also a lively music scene here plus two theaters if you want to catch a play while you're in town.
Close by are plenty of beautiful beaches with access to water sports, walking, and cycling. Head to Hayling Island and Emsworth for a taste of small town coastal England and some marvelous unspoiled beaches. Portsmouth won't disappoint with shopping and restaurant options as this city grows to become a cosmopolitan hub.
Stay somewhere with a sea view for the best experience of this port city.
Come during the summer months when this weather is at its best.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portsmouth. The warmest months in Portsmouth are June and May, when temperatures reach 92 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 21 ˚F. The wettest month in Portsmouth is January with 8.82 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 1.46 inches of rain.
— As a mom of 5 kids who enjoy traveling, I love AllTheRooms! It is quick and easy to find the best deal on lodging that fits our family, in the area we'd like. AllTheRooms really does save you time, money, and hassle.
— I love that AllTheRooms has everything in one place when I need to find accommodations that fit my family. Plus it provides all the details I need to help me make the best choice. I often recommend AllTheRooms to friends and family visiting NYC and they agree that it’s a great. Such a time saver!
— The great thing about AllTheRooms is their ability to cover all bases. If you are travelling solo, with a partner, friends or even a larger family. There is something there for everyone and that is a hugely powerful tool that I believe it boasts moreso than competitors.
Browse vacation rentals from all your favorite providers including Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others at AllTheRooms.com. We have 707 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in Portsmouth ranging from cheap options to luxury places to stay. If you are wanting to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Portsmouth comes in at $12 a night. The average price of a rental is $87 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Portsmouth, then you can choose from over 281 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 61 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 3 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Portsmouth by car, be sure to choose from 240 accommodations that provide parking. 5 places to stay have a a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in any of 50 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
336 of the places to stay in Portsmouth have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 66% as excellent or good. 279 places to stay in are instantly bookable.