Portsmouth Guest Houses

The county of Hampshire is home to Portsmouth the United Kingdom's only island city and boasts the largest population density in England including the country's capital. This port city has been established since before Roman times where small settlements were built to neighbour the surrounding town of Portchester which thrived into a Roman base. The port stands as one of the UK's largest naval and commercial ports encouraging a large amount of business and tourism visitors to this region, thus the standard of Portsmouth Guest Houses is high offering services of the finest calibre.

Portsmouth proudly sent 11 ships from its shores on the 13th may 1787 to colonise Australia, being the first country to do this, known as the First Fleet by the Australian public. This occasion also marked the beginning of prisoner transport. The Germans found this port to be extremely valuable to the British so sent heavy bomb attacks over the city during World War II. After the war Portsmouth underwent redevelopment, yet still today unexploded bombs are occasionally found in construction of the new builds. US General Eisenhower used the area as the headquarters for various war operations including D-Day, many of the ships departed from this port.

Since then huge cash investments have catapulted the city into the future yet still this timeless town has managed to hold onto the past, fusing countless era's together into a large melting pot over flowing with grace and charm. One of the newest builds is the Spinnaker Tower which stands proudly on the coast at the head of the city for all residents and tourists to admire.

The city is cycle friendly offering each tourist splendid rides through well maintained roads along the golden sandy coast. Portsmouth is also connected to route 2 on the National Cycle Network. If the visitor wishes to travel in a more leisurely manner taxis are easily at hand as are the buses which run extremely regularly and connect the entire city.

Superb restaurants, bistro, cafes, bars and pubs await every visitor offering a live and vibey atmosphere; bookings for all venues can be arranged at the Portsmouth guest houses by the friendly and attentive front desk. The guests also have the choice to dine at the guest houses intimate restaurant where a select menu spoils every diner.

Well appointed suites in the form of single, double, twin and family rooms are available in Portsmouth Guest Houses, each displaying state of the art facilities and amenities such as; flat screen plasma televisions with sky and DVD players, high tech temperature cooling and heating systems and mini bars. Large windows allow for a fresh and room altering ambience as well as displaying stellar views across the harbour and city. The large and comfy beds are dressed in high cotton count white linen confirming and a grand elegance matched with the opportunity to choose the ideal pillow with a choice of soft, hard or medium feather.

En suite bathrooms are the norm at the Portsmouth guest houses showcasing deep sunken baths, walk in rain forest like showers and sumptuous vanity cupboards below the deep set mirrors which reflect upon each other to generate a larger bountiful space.

Portsmouth offers all tourists the opportunity to get away from it all with having it all on its steps; Portsmouth Guest Houses complement an already thriving and beautiful city in a way unmatched anywhere else. Visitors are invited into the accommodations with open arms and are looked after as if they were the staff's own family providing every guest's wish.