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London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Manchester. Those are some of the first cities that may come to your mind when you think of the United Kingdom. Perhaps the renowned nightlife of Newcastle and the murky history of Londonderry may also come to mind. However, a city that often gets overlooked is Southampton, the jewel of southern England. Located in the historic Hampshire county, it is the biggest city on the Southern Coast and has a storied history of its own. Whether you are visiting Southampton for a Saints match, a cricket match, or simply to enjoy the scenic countryside, and the nearby New Forest, there are many great accommodation options in Southampton and its surrounding villages.

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jurry's inn southampton

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Located in the center of Southampton, Jury’s Inn is one of the best hotels in the city. Its convenient location means that Judy’s Inn is within walking distance of all major attractions. The award-winning establishment got a Silver Award Sustainable Tourism at the South East England Visit awards. If you are in Southampton for business, leisure, or just as a stopover on your trip, you definitely can’t go wrong with Jury’s Inn. Start your day on the right side of the bed with the complimentary breakfast on offer and a quick pick me up from the coffee shop. The Jury’s Inn is one of the biggest hotels in Southampton so you will not have to worry about the preverbal ‘No Vacancy’ sign.

From $57

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee
  • Restaurant 
  • Coffee Shop
  • Bar
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff

holiday inn southampton-west

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The Holiday Inn brand is synonymous with comfort at an affordable price so it is no surprise that its Southampton – West property finds itself this high on the list. While the hotel is not located in downtown Southampton, the city has an amazing public transportation infrastructure so you will not have any issues getting around the city. You will also be able to enjoy a variety of international cuisines at the Great Room Restaurant in the hotel. It is easy to see why the hotel has a seemingly endless list of positive comments from satisfied guests. Be sure to also take advantage of the complimentary breakfast on offer before a long day of exploring the city.

From $73

  • Daily Housekeeping 
  • Bar 
  • Restaurant 
  • On-Site Golf Course
  • Free Breakfast
  • 24 hr Front Desk
  • Pets Allowed 
  • Desk 
  • Toiletries 
  • Private Bathroom

the regent guest house

This small quaint guest house will surely feel like a home away from home. The guest house offers 11 spacious single and double rooms. Housed in an early 20th-century building, the iconic hotel will draw you in with its beauty. After a long day around the town, be sure to relax on the terrace and escape the busy city life. Perhaps the owner will even invite you out for a pint at the local bar. Few hotels on this list will make you feel as at home as the Regent Guest House. The property is also located only 15-minutes away from the New Forest, so you can also explore the unspoiled beauty of the forest.

From $56

  • Desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Seating area
  • Clothes rack
  • Coffee / tea maker
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Garden 
  • Adult Only

ennois boutique hotel Southampton

Ennois Boutique Hotel offers a luxury experience through its 10 spacious, unique rooms. Each room is carefully designed to leverage the rich history of the building with restrained luxury. Situated at the picturesque waterfront, Ennois is one of the trendiest hotels in Southampton. An added bonus is that the hotel is an extension of the world-renowned Ennoi’s Restaurant that offers the most authentic Italian cuisine in town. It was recognized by “Corriere Della Sera”, the number one newsletter in Italy, as the best Italian restaurant in Hampshire. This warehouse turned hotel and restaurant offers you the ultimate luxury. Retire to the comfort of your room, enjoy the finest Café du Monde hot beverages and relax on the finest Egyptian cotton bedding.

From $119

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Electric kettle
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Adults only
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Snack bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Air-conditioned

moxy hotel

This hip hotel is located in downtown Southampton right next to the Westquay Shopping Center and the Southampton Town Walls. The Marriot property combines comfort with creativity and ingenuity for a truly unique experience. From its common living room to the Mezzanine area, the entire hotel has an air of creative flair to it. The “Plug and Meet” areas that the hotel prides itself on are some of the hottest gathering spots in Southampton, ensuring that the hotel is always bustling with activity. If you are looking for a comfortable, unique hotel that won’t break the bank, the Moxy hotel may just be right for you.

From $60

  • Business centre
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Cribs available
  • Free toiletries
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Air-conditioned
  • TV
  • Private bathroom
  • Free Parking

hilton at the ageas bowl

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This Hilton hotel is located in the middle of the Ageas Bowl, the main cricket ground in Southampton. If you come to Southampton for a cricket match, there is truly no better accommodation option for you. Perhaps, you will even witness Shahid Afridi put in another record-breaking display. Enjoy a meal at Beefy’s by Sir Ian Botham, regarded as the greatest English cricketer in history before the game. In fact, the restaurant is named after Sir Botham’s renowned nickname and serves up the most exquisite British cuisine. After the game, relax at the Eforea spa that offers a wide variety of services. You can also enjoy an in-room spa if that option is more attractive. While the Hilton is one of the pricier options on the list, the endless flawless reviews from delighted customers suggest that it is well worth its price.

From $124

  • Electric kettle
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Family rooms
  • Laundry service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Fitness centre

holiday inn express southampton m27

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The second Hotel Inn entry on this list is also conveniently located next to the Ageas Bowl. So if the Hilton is a little pricey, the Holiday Inn is a more affordable option. Its proximity to the airport also makes it an attractive option for travelers with overnight connections. You can find all the comforts and amenities you can expect from a Holiday Inn at this location alongside the Conservatory restaurant that serves up delicious staples of British cuisine. Alternatively, you can enjoy a nightcap at the lounge that stays open until midnight. The hotel is the best option for those in town for the Southampton Boat Show or the Pegga Pig World in Paultons Park.

From $61

  • Free Parking 
  • Free Wifi 
  • Pet Friendly 
  • Private Bathroom 
  • Toiletries
  • Bar 
  • Restaurant 
  • Golf 
  • Newspapers 
  • Complimentary breakfast

southampton harbour hotel

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This ship-shaped hotel on the Port of Southampton is one of the fanciest hotels you can find in Southampton. The pure luxury experience of the Southampton Harbour Hotel seemingly belongs in Dubai rather than the English Channel. The hotel is also home to the HarSPA that offers a range of treatments and massages that will pamper you like never before. Its two dining options, the Harbour on 6th and the Jetty are also some of the best dining establishments in Southampton. Perfect for romantic getaways and special events, you are unlikely to forget your stay at the Southampton Harbour Hotel.

From $254

  • Wi-Fi in designated areas
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Gym
  • SPA
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Luggage storage
  • Conference hall

The new place hotel Southampton

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Located on the outskirts of town, this idyllic hotel is perfect for a weekend getaway. It allows you to simply relax and take in the scenic Hampshire countryside. The Lutyens Bar and the Bristol Dining Room offer some of the best food and service in Southampton. You will be greeted to the 32-acre property by its imposing iron gates and you will relax in a room fit for royalty. If you are planning on staying at the New Hotel, make sure you book well in advance because the picturesque scenery surrounding the hotel and the exceptional service makes it one of the most popular venues in Southampton for weddings and events. Blending all amenities a modern traveler can expect with the historical structure the hotel is housed in, and the beauty of the surrounding countryside, the New Place Hotel offers its patrons a truly exclusive experience.

From $87

  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden

the pilgrim inn

The Pilgrim Inn can be found at the edge of the New Forest, the largest uninterrupted tract of forestland in Southern England. It brands itself as a traditional Pub and Hotel, offering its guests an authentic British experience. One of the best inns you can find in the vicinity of the New Forest, the Pilgrim Inn is the perfect establishment if you are looking to experience the untouched majesty of the expansive forest. After a long day of exploring, be sure to enjoy a traditional British dinner at the restaurant. This authentic structure will surely take you back in time and you will be able to escape from all your worldly worries during your stay.

From $230

  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Free Newspapers 
  • Private Bathroom 
  • Toiletries

the crown inn Southampton

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As with the Pilgrim Inn, the Crown Inn is part of the reputable Fuller’s Pubs chain. This cozy 16th-century inn located on the outskirts of Southampton will provide you a truly relaxing experience. Escape the city life of Southampton, take a step back, and marvel at the beauty of the Hampshire countryside. The pride that the Crown Inn takes in producing food from locally sourced fresh ingredients means that you will be able to enjoy all the comforts of home during your stay. There are few better options if you want to take in the scenic southern English countryside. It is easy to see why the locals regard the Crown Inn as a staple of the region.

From $191

  • Free Wifi 
  • Garden 
  • Private Bathroom
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar
  • Toiletries
  • Free Parking 
  • Terrace and Garden 
  • Tea and Coffee Maker in the room 
  • Pets Allowed

the white star tavern

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The third Fuller’s Pub’s inclusion on this list, the White Star Tavern is a luxury boutique hotel in Southampton. Located close to the Southampton cruise terminal, the White Star Tavern offers exclusive rooms that will blow your mind away. Its location at the heart of the bustling city will allow you to experience the art, culture, sights, and nightlife of Southampton firsthand. The stylish, chic rooms and the food served up by one of the most innovative up-and-coming chefs in the city will make your stay at the White Star Tavern a memorable one. Get a true taste of the legendary Hampshire hospitality at this award-winning tavern.

From $116

  • Free Wifi 
  • Seating Area 
  • Toiletries 
  • Bar or Lounge 
  • Hairdryer 
  • Desk 
  • Private Bathroom 
  • Boardgames 
  • TV 
  • Coffee Machine

strawberry cottage Bed and Breakfast Southampton

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The Strawberry Cottage B&B is a small, three-bedroom cottage located on the outskirts of Southampton. It is housed in a 16th-century farmhouse and is the perfect option for small gatherings. The comfortable rooms all have windows facing the garden, and the charming cottage is only 5-minutes’ walk away from the local pub. You will also be greeted with the most delicious homemade breakfast in the morning. Look no further than the Strawberry Cottage B&B for a comfortable, secluded hotel for a family and friends gathering. On top of all this, there is a dedicated lounge and garden that are solely for the use of its visitors. The three-bedroom idyllic cottage will surely make your stay one for the memory books.

From $107

  • Free Wifi 
  • Patio
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking 
  • Electric Kettle
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Toiletries 
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Outdoor Furniture 
  • Private Parking

the prince consort

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Located just outside Southampton in Netley Abbey, the Prince Consort newly refurbished, comfortable inn nestled in the scenic countryside. The two-story structure is a staple of Netly abbey, offering weary guests accommodation on the second floor while the first floor is utilized as a pub. With its food produced exclusively with locally sourced ingredients, the pub will give you a taste of home. Escape city life, take a leisurely stroll in the countryside, and watch all your worries fly away for a few moments. This cozy inn may be one of the best options for getting away from the city and taking in the beautiful fresh air.

From $85

  • Car park
  • Computer with Internet
  • Free WiFi
  • Hotel bar
  • Restaurant
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Private Bathroom
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Toiletries

best western chilworth manor hotel

This Best Western property is located in Chilworth, just outside Southampton, and is yet another hotel that will allow you to get away from the city with all the comforts of home for a few days. The location is perfect for a visit to the Southampton Science Park and the Southampton Golf Club. Tee off in the green and improve your Golf game or simply be amazed by the exhibits at the Science Park. This Edwardian Manor house allows you to get away from the city while still remaining in its proximity. The hotel boasts 97 rooms with all

the comforts of home, and you can also relax in the indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center during your stay.

As you can see, you are truly spoiled for choice when it comes to hotels in Southampton. Whatever the purpose of your trip is, there is always a great hotel that will welcome you with wide open arms.

From $76

  • Electric Kettle
  • Free Wifi 
  • Flat Screen TV 
  • Toiletries 
  • Private Bathroom
  • Newspapers
  • Garden and Patio 
  • Pool 
  • Massage 
  • Sauna

Hotel Name

Rating 

Price 

Jury's Hotel Southampton

8.2/10

$57

Holiday inn southampton-west

8.4/10

$73

The Regent's Guest House

9.0/10

$56

Ennois Boutique Hotel Southampton

9.1/10

$119

Moxy Hotel

8.8/10

$60

Hilton at the Ageas Bowl

8.7/10

$124

Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27

8.7/10

$61

Southampton Harbour Hotel

9.1/10

$254

The New Place Hotel Southampton

8.4/10

$87

The Pilgrim Inn

8.8/10

$230

The Crown Inn Southampton

8.7/10

$191

The White Star Tavern

8.9/10

$116

Strawberry Cottage Bed and Breakfast Southampton

9.4/10

$107

The Prince Consort

8.5/10

$85

Best Western Chilworth Manor Hotel

7.9/10

$76

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