Holiday Escape in Portsmouth
A unique and vibrant destination, Portsmouth invites you to discover its history and reputation as one of the greatest waterfront cities in the United Kingdom. Explore miles of picturesque coastline, shop ‘til you drop, immerse yourself in maritime history or simply wine, dine and relax during your stay in Portsmouth.
Packed with attractions from dining and shopping to cultural and entertainment, the UK’s only island city is the perfect location for a family-holiday, weekend escape or business break.
Portsmouth is known for its military and maritime heritage, a history that is celebrated in galleries, museums and point-of-interest throughout the city.
Submarine Museum – discover what life in the ocean deep is like at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Tour the submarines and meet the men and women who work on board.
Gunwharf Quays – if you enjoy premium brands without the premium price-tag then step out of Holiday Inn Express and into shopping heaven. With more than 90 outlet stores to choose from you are sure to find a bargain with famous brands including all the big names from Hugo Boss to Polo Ralph Lauren.
Wine & Dine
Holiday Inn Express Portsmouth benefits from a great central location at Gunwharf Quays – a shopping and dining destination well-known locally as the place-to-be for all day dining or a great night out.
From Italian to Indian and everything in-between, take a look at our recommendations on the top restaurants at Gunwharf Quays.