Queens Hotel Portsmouth - a luxury 4-star seaside hotel boasting classic Edwardian elegance
Thinking of paying a visit to the scenic seaside town of Portsmouth with its cool clean crisp sea air, pretty pebble stone beaches and friendly down to earth atmosphere? If you are then you may want to consider a stay in one of the towns most renowned 4-stared accommodations, the Queens Hotel Portsmouth. This classical Edwardian styled hotel was originally built in the early 1800s, but was destroyed during a fire and re-built in 1903 by one of Britains most infamous architects and still retains much of its original Baroque features that are seen only in preserved national heritage sites. Completely refurbished and brought up to todays standards, visitors will delight in the hotels variety of spacious well appointed en-suite rooms, excellent on-site facilities and guest amenities, top class food and drink options, fabulous panoramic views and its team of personable on-call staff.
Whether youre in Portsmouth for business or pleasure youll find the hotel ideally placed near the center of town giving you easy access to its wide selection of shopping options, trendy restaurants and bars, entertainment hotspots and popular tourist attractions. For those wishing to explore the areas surroundings and soak up the essence of this quaint little British town, youll find various places of interests within walking distance of the hotels main entrance including the Portsmouth Pier and beach area, the Southseas Castle, Clarence Piers amusement park, the Isle of Wight ferry terminal, the Royal Navy Museum and the HMS Warrior exhibition ship.
Boasting a classic Edwardian styled exterior, this beautiful theme is carried on into the hotels interior which is awash with a high ceilings, original oil paintings, indoor marble pillars, detailed plaster work, stained glass sky lights and art nouveau features. All of these charming old era furnishings are contrasted against a sprinkling of modern amenities and homely creature comforts that are sure to help you quickly fall into a relaxed holiday spirit in no time. Guests have a choice of 73 spacious well appointed en-suite rooms of varying styles and sizes to suit your requirements; there is the superior singles, doubles and twin rooms; the sea view superior doubles and twins, the superior four poster rooms, the family room sand the family suites. All private spaces are considered non-smoking and come fully furnished with a smattering of homely amenities such as a range of complimentary luxury toiletries, a large television with full satellite and digital channels, tea/coffee making facilities, an IDD telephone, WIFI internet access (for a charge) and a hairdryer. All private rooms offer 24-hour room service; some spectacular views and some come with personal balconies for those who want them.
To ensure your complete comfort during your stay, there is a 24-hour reception desk available in the lobby area which provides guests with various extra services such as safety deposit box hire, luggage storage, room service requests, laundry cleaning and personal document processing. When you feel the need to satisfy your appetite, you can head to one of the many great food and drink options available on-site at the Queens Hotel Portsmouth. The inviting atmosphere of the Princess Restaurant is complimented by some stunning panoramic views that look out over the hotels gardens and the endless stretch of deep blue sea. Here guests can indulge their senses in a mouthwatering menu filled with both traditional/contemporary British and international favorites. For after dinner drinks, why not head to either the Dukes Bar or Libbys Champagne Bar both offering scenic views, inviting atmospheres and a selection of various beverages from all over the globe.