Where To Stay In Southampton, England: 8 Hotels & Holiday Homes - Updated 2024

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Southhampton is a football mad town on the south coast of England. Home to an esteemed university, Southhampton has a great nightlife and clubbing scene. With an international conference centre and concert arena, Southhampton opens its gates to guests for a multitude of reasons. The SeaCity Museum is a popular attraction, with its interactive Titanic exhibit, which pays homage to and teaches about the massive ship that set sail from Southhampton, in 1912. Southhampton is the largest city in Hampshire and makes a great base for exploring the county.

Whether on business or pleasure, there is a room in Southhampton to suit every budget and occasion.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 20, 2024.

1. Grand Harbour Hotel (from USD 87)

The Grand Harbour Hotel is ideally located, just a five-minute walk to Southhampton City Centre. With free onsite parking, the Grand Harbour Hotel is a great for business visits and has conference rooms available for hire. The Boardwalk Restaurant offers complimentary breakfast daily and an al a carte menu in the evening and boasts views of Southhampton’s city walls, that date back to medieval times.

The Grand Harbour’s 4-star rooms all have access to free wifi and a work desk as well as a flat screen TV. All rooms have private ensuites and power showers. Guests have access to the indoor swimming pool and sauna, as well as the fitness centre, too.

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Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour

Address: West Quay Road
2.79 km (1.8 mi) from Southampton Common

2. Botley Park Hotel (from USD 131)

The 4-star Botley Park Hotel is a popular choice for weddings, conferences and events and has very reasonable room rates. The hotel boasts an award-winning restaurant, that offers an organic menu for guests to chose from. Light bites and lunches are available in the stylish Swing and Divot Bar.

Available in double and twin, the Botley Park Hotel’s classic rooms are air conditioned and carpeted. Complimentary hot beverages are provided in the room and a wake-up service is available, on request. The Botley Park Hotel is run by the Macdonald Group and invites guests to make use of the spa facilities, including indoor pool, sauna and steam room.

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Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Winchester Rd, Boorley Green
9.03 km (5.7 mi) from Southampton Common

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

3. Town and Country - The Greenwich

Town and Country - The Greenwich is a great, compact apartment, perfect for those who wish to self-cater during their stay in Southhampton. Located right in the heart of Southhampton city centre, Town and Country is a cosy home away from home. Complete with a washing machine, ironing board and a clothes horse, the apartment is perfect for those visiting Southhampton on business and need use of their own appliances.

The master bedroom has its own private ensuite and towels and toiletries are also provided. Town and Country - The Greenwich is light and bright and features plenty of wooden decor and furniture. The lounge features comfy cushioned sofas and a television.

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Town or Country - The Greenwich

Wifi Available

Address: Gloucester Square
3.1 km (2.0 mi) from Southampton Common

Parking Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms Breakfast in the room Internet services

4. Jury's Inn (from USD 209)

Jury’s Inn overlooks East Park and is a friendly and welcoming hotel for those on a mid-range budget. Rooms are brightly painted with modern furniture and all have desks with electrical outlets, ideally placed. Wifi is available throughout the property, free of charge and the bathrooms feature bathtubs and showers. Guests are provided with complimentary toiletries.

The Jury’s Inn is ideally located a 10-minute walk to the City Art Gallery and a 15-minute walk to the West Quay Shopping Centre, so it’s not a far walk home if you decide to shop ’til you drop! The onsite bar serves a range of alcoholic and soft beverages, as well as snacks and light lunches.

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Leonardo Hotel Southampton This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Wifi Available

Address: Charlotte Place
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Southampton Common

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

Southampton Tour Guide

Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

I have worked as a guide from New York to London: on bikes, buses, boats, and Segways. Originally from Ireland, I went to school in Montréal. At McGill University, I studied History and Theatre. Working as an actor/comedian brought me all over the world. I am now based in Winchester, Hampshire. Private Tours are available in French.

Tours by Bryan

Southampton Tour Guide

Andrew Wheeler

Andrew Wheeler

Greetings. My name is Andy, and I am a Blue-badge Tourist Guide, accredited through the Institute of Tourist Guiding in London since c.2014. I live in the New Forest, a national park, famous for its wild ponies, located in Hampshire. The nearest city to me is Southampton. I conduct both walking tours and coach tours in the area known as Wessex, which includes the counties of Hampshire, Isle ... Read more

Tours by Andrew

5. Little Cabin (from USD 56)

The Little Cabin is a perfect spot for solo travellers but can be adapted to sleep up to two people. The quaint cabin is light and bright with understated and simple decor. The bathroom has a shower with an electronic water heating system.

The cabin has its own private entrance and a small garden area, with a series of potted plants in the room to make the space feel more open. Although there is not a kitchen, the cabin features a toaster, microwave and a kettle for making small snacks and hot beverages. As well as access to free wifi, the Little Cabin has free roadside parking.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
943 meters (0.6 ft) from Southampton Common
481 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy to find and great shower plus tea and coffee facilities
jade was kind enough to provide a fan for that first night
the pull out bed is great and we slept well
the space is well presented and has good kitchen and bathroom facilities
it's small but has everything you need for a comfortable stay
communication and cleanliness of property excellent
great communication and clean pleasant space
room was clean and well looked after
the place is clean and cosy
jade's place was very clean and tidy
she is an excellent host and always willing to help
hosts seemed really nice and welcoming when we passed in the garden
jade is a friendly and responsive host
so thoughtful they were brilliant hosts we would definitely come here again
lovely cabin close to southampton central
great location for southampton city centre
cosy chalet in great location for visiting southampton
amazing place in a great location
great place in a very quiet location
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6. Ocean Village Marina Apartment (from 116 USD)

Decorated in neutral tones, the Ocean Village Marina Apartment offers spectacular views of Southhampton Harbour and the marina. The apartment can sleep up to four people, across two bedrooms and share one bathroom. The apartment is newly refurbished and is cosy and inviting and the lounge area features cushioned sofas and a television for guests to use.

As it is located in a quiet, residential area, the Ocean Village Marina Apartment is not suitable for parties, but rather visitors looking for a calm and peaceful getaway, in Southhampton. Ideally located within walking distance of the city centre, the Ocean Village Marina Apartment is great value for money.

Ocean Village Marina Apartment

Price: from 116 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. City Centre Penthouse

The City Centre Penthouse is a two bedroom apartment, that offers great views of Southhampton’s cityscape. The City Centre Penthouse has two roof terraces, complete with outdoor furniture for guests to enjoy sunset views over the marina. Situated on the seventh floor, the City Centre Penthouse is accessible by one of the building’s two lifts.

The living room has an open plan design and features a flat screen TV, DVD Player and Freeview box, giving guests a wide range of TV channels to choose from. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and views over the city. The second bedroom offers a trundle bed and backs onto the rooftop terrace. For a spot of luxurious penthouse living, the City Centre Penthouse is a good choice, at a reasonable rate.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2.97 km (1.9 mi) from Southampton Common
291 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is in a great location and the outdoor deck had great views for sunsets and breakfast
apartment was well equipped with necessities plenty of space and was a corner apartment with good air circulation
it is a wonderful apartment with trendy decor with stunning views of the pier and the bay of southampton
a superb high floor apartment that gives an awesome view of the city
comfortably fit party of 4 very close to town centre facilities decent view good allround
the room was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and had everything we needed
inside it is sparklingly clean and tastefully decorated
everything was clean comfortable and we all felt so welcome
riti’s house was beautifully clean and homely
the host is very responsive
friendly and accommodating host
lovely host and great spot
she is an excellent host with thoughtful touches
she even remembered our future plans upon departure and provided us with helpful information about that particular area
location is perfect
a super good location for travellers
great location in old town southampton
small but the location is perfect
such a central position with easy access to everthing
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8. Apartment with Courtyard

The Apartment with Courtyard is located just outside Southhampton city centre, in a quiet residential area. Complete with a grassy courtyard and off road parking, the apartment is has a fully equipped kitchenette with bright red utensils for guests to make use of. Although basic, the apartment serves its purpose well. Able to sleep up to two people sharing one bathroom, the apartment has a three-night minimum stay policy.

Although cosy on the inside, the apartment has access to a spacious and airy garden and patio area. With its outdoor furniture, the outdoor area is great for BBQs or picnics. The apartment is within walking distance of local pubs and restaurants for those who wish to dine out during their stay.

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7.76 km (4.9 mi) from Southampton Common
14 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great free wifi and tv
small but functional apartment with a small garden to enjoy the outside
clean and modern with a nice courtyard
the place was very clean and nicely appointed and owner was very approachable and helpful
friendly and helpful owners
owner very friendly and helpful
kim was extremely pleasant welcoming and helpful
the owner ( kim) was very helpfully and responded very quickly to my emails
the location and accommodation was perfect
this is a lovely apartment in a quiet location within walking distance to the train
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9. Swift Cottage (from 97 USD)

Swift Cottage is a charming barn conversion, on the outskirts of Southhampton, and able to sleep up to four people, making it the perfect accommodation for a family holiday. The master bedroom features a double bed while the second bedroom is made up as a twin room. With two bathrooms available, there will be no arguing over the mirror in the morning!

Swift Cottage is just 1 mile (1.7 km) away from the village shop and local pub that serves traditional pub lunches and dinners. Swift Cottage is perfect for those with a keen equine interest. Horses reside in the adjoining field, making this holiday rental a great countryside getaway.

Swift Cottage

Price: from 97 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Southhampton for all

Whether you’re visiting Southhampton for business or pleasure, there is bound to be an accommodation option here, to suit every need and budget. With private holiday lets and grand luxury spa hotels, you have a decision to make, before heading to Southhampton!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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