Boutique Hotels in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a handsome port city with, of course, a proud naval history which is much in evidence. It’s also home to a perhaps surprising number of boutique hotels offering memorable places to stay on the Hampshire coast. Things to see and do in Portsmouth include seeing Nelson’s HMS Victory, Henry VIII’s Mary Rose and the 170-metre-tall Spinnaker Tower for views across Portsmouth and beyond. Here’s our guide to boutique hotels in Portsmouth and nearby Southsea.

The Ship Leonard Boutique Hotel (****)

Located just next to the historic dockyard in the heart of Portsmouth is the Ship Leonard Boutique Hotel. This Grade II listed Georgian property which dates back over 200 years has been restored as a fabulous four star boutique hotel. The thirteen rooms are all contemporary and stylish, with luxury bedding and towels provided.  The Ship Leonard, which overlooks the Harbour from its enviable position on The Hard, serves a full a delicious full English breakfast as well as tasty snacks and treats throughout the day from its onsite cafe.
Prices from £79 per night – book now.


View of Portsmouth Harbour from the Ship Leonard Boutique Hotel

G! Boutique Hotel

G! is a funky, colourful place to stay in Festing Road, PO4. Owned by seasoned world travellers who have used their experiences to create the hotel, G! has 14 bedrooms, all individually designed and playfully named – with each name beginning with “G”. The “Gloating You’re Not Here” Luxury Room has a round 8 bed and an ensuite with a double Jacuzzi. The “Glad to Be Here” Luxury Room has a traditional four poster bed and roll top bath.
Prices from £75 per night – book now.


One of the funky feature rooms at G! Boutique Hotel in Festing Road.

Number Four

Also in Festing Road is Number Four – a design-led boutique hotel with superb, stylish accommodation.  L’Occitane Aromachologie toiletries and goose feather duvets and pillows come as standard in the ten individually designed rooms.  The Superior suite boasts a King sized bed, seating area and large free standing bath, a desk and gorgeous ensuite shower room.
Prices from £58 per night – book now. 

Stattons Hotel

Stattons, originally known as the Woodville Hotel, is able to boast a history that goes back a hundred years. The handsome Edwardian property by Southsea promenade has 9 guestrooms, each of which is elegantly and luxuriously furnished.  The hotel exudes a quiet sophistication with relaxing hues and tasteful antique furniture. The rooms have Egyptian cotton bedding and luxury L’Occitane toiletries
Prices from £58 per night – book now.

Florence House Hotel

Another Edwardian property is the Florence House Hotel and gastro pub. Carefully restored with an admirable attention to detail, Florence House Hotel is just a short walk from the seafront at Southsea and has seven individually designed and generously proportioned bedrooms.
Prices from £58 per night – book now.