Welcome to Ocean Hotel and Suites

Our specialty is offering quality accommodation to suit most circumstances and budgets by providing hotel rooms, suites and apartments for holidaymaker's and business personnel on short or long term stays.

We have earned excellent reputation for providing welcoming and comfortable quality accommodation offering a choice between hotel bedrooms, suites and self-contained apartments of various sizes most enjoy magnificent sea views.

We take pride in providing excellence at affordable rates with friendly and professional service backed with a wealth of years experience in providing a wide range of quality accommodation.

Whether you are taking a family holiday, enjoying a romantic weekend or visiting us on business, we are sure you will be impressed by our high standards of accommodation.

On business or pleasure... enjoy our hospitality at the Ocean Hotel & Suites.


The Ocean Hotel and Apartments enjoys an unrivalled premier location on Southsea’s seafront commanding spectacular panoramic views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight with private parking.

This friendly establishment is ideally situated in Southsea’s prime holiday area within easy reach of shops and historic landmarks such as the world’s greatest historic ships, world class water development “Gunwharf Quays”, Spinnaker Tower and of course Southsea Shopping centre.

This foremost seafront position also overlooks the beautiful Canoe Lake, South Parade Pier and award winning gardens, just across the road to the Boating Lake and playgrounds, two minutes walk to the magnificent Rose Gardens, Model Village, bowling greens, pitch-and putt-golf, tennis courts and the beach is directly opposite.

Portsmouth & Southsea or The Hard train station is approximately 5 minutes by taxi or bus. Fratton train station is approximately 4 minutes. Also there is a bus stop directly opposite.

General Facilities

  • Our large private car park at the rear of the property is a rare asset for such a seafront location providing peace of mind to our guests.
  • Passenger lift to all floors.
  • The Ocean Bar:
    The perfect place to relax at the end of the day. Friendly bar/café with a relaxing atmosphere, offering specialty coffees, selection of beers, wines and spirits.

Our licensed bar offers a limited range of snacks to suit most tastes & budgets. Enjoy a drink or a cup of coffee while watching your favourite programmes on the 42” TV. Ideally situated with its own sunny patio overlooking the sea, the gardens opposite and the Canoe Lake, where you can enjoy a drink while developing a suntan.

Hotel Rooms

Refurbished, spacious, beautifully furnished bedrooms offering comfort. All bedrooms with:

  • En-suite bathroom and shower
  • Colour television
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Free wireless internet
  • Hairdryer and complimentary tea and coffee facilities
  • Most bedrooms enjoy magnificent sea views to the Solent and Isle of Wight
  • Some rooms with balconies overlooking the Solent.

Ocean Studio Suites

Contemporary and almost unique in the area. Self-contained but with the facilities and privileges of a hotel. Our suites consist of :

  • One single, double, twin or family bedroom with full facilities.
  • Sitting area
  • Fully equipped kitchenette with microwave oven, hob, fridge/freezer & breakfast bar/sitting area
  • Bathroom with bath and shower attachment.

The Ocean Suites offer the facilities & services of a Hotel bedroom combined with self-contained facilities & extra space. Ideal for guests who like to have the best of both worlds by enjoying the comfort and freedom of a self-contained apartment and the facilities and services of a hotel. Superb value.

Location Map

How to Find Us

You simply can’t miss us. From the major roads, follow signs to Southsea Seafront until you reach South Parade Pier. You will see The Ocean Hotel & Apartments between South Parade Pier and the Canoe Lake.

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Postcode for SatNav = PO40RW

Nearby Attractions

Across the road is the Boating Lake and the beach. Two minutes walk to the magnificent Rose Gardens, Model Village, South Parade Pier & Amusement Arcade, Bowling Greens, Tennis courts and children’s playground.

5 minutes by car or bus to the exciting World Class Waterfront development of Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower, Harbour side shopping complex, 30 Bistros & bars, nightclubs, cinemas, casino & bowling alley, Spectacular 550ft high Spinnaker Tower for the finest views of the South Coast. Within easy reach of the world’s greatest historic ships, HMS Victory, The Mary Rose, HMS Warrior & more...


Hotel Bedrooms
From £25 per person per night sharing double or twin.
From £35 per person per night for single room occupancy.
N.B. All our single occupancy rooms have double beds.

From £50 per night depending on size of suite, length of stay and number of persons.

From £180 per apartment per week depending on type of apartment, length of stay and sea views.

Booking Enquiries

Please complete our online enquiry form below or contact us on

Telephone: (023) 9273 4233, Fax: (023) 9229 7046 or e-mail: ocean@portsmouth-apartments.co.uk


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