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Portsmouth, England Vacation Rentals

Portsmouth Travel Guide

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.

Things to Do in Portsmouth

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.

Best Places to Stay in Portsmouth

Stay somewhere with a sea view for the best experience of this port city.

Best Time to Visit Portsmouth

Come during the summer months when this weather is at its best.

Price and Availability Index in Portsmouth

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Portsmouth is in August, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Portsmouth is in the high season in July. Portsmouth has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Portsmouth tends to be Sunday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Portsmouth tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.

The weather in Portsmouth

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Portsmouth. The hottest month in Portsmouth is July, when temperatures peak at 89 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Portsmouth is December with 6.92 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.72 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Portsmouth

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 1692 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Portsmouth, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Portsmouth comes in at $13 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $96 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Portsmouth, then you can choose from over 288 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 66 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 4 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Portsmouth by car, be sure to choose from 254 accommodations that provide parking.

AllTheRooms has 34 pet-friendly places to stay in Portsmouth, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

We combine a wide variety of Portsmouth accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 298 places to stay from Airbnb, 20 accommodations from Homeaway and 6 places to stay from priceline.

884 accommodations in Portsmouth have been reviewed: 68% are rated excellent or good. 620 accommodations allow instant booking.

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