A modern Portsmouth hotel with a restaurant, close to city-centre shops, historic landmarks and a bustling port. Holiday Inn Portsmouth hotel is a five-minute drive from Portsmouth & Southsea station for trains to London Waterloo, and less than a half-hour drive from Southampton Airport (SOU). The M275 motorway, which connects to Southampton, is about five miles from the hotel, where there's on-site parking. You can explore the monumental HMS Warrior, Britain's first iron-hulled, armoured warship, with its soaring trio of sail masts, just one mile from the hotel. Indulge in some shopping at high-end retail outlets, then catch a movie and sip a coffee at Gunwharf Quays, less than a mile away. Kids delight at the sea urchins and stingrays at the Blue Reef Aquarium, a 14-minute stroll from the hotel. The hotel's 10 meeting and event rooms have space for up to a total of 200 attendees, and they offer free WiFi, plus printing and copying services. The banquet facilities for wedding events and celebrations hold up to 200 guests.