The Queens Hotel


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Full of traditional English charm, The Queens Hotel is a stunning venue on the south coast complete with sea views. A dedicated events team is on hand and a range of function suites are available.

What is now The Queens Hotel was originally known as Southsea House built by the architect Augustus Livesay in 1861. Southsea House was a large private house owned by Sir John and Lady Morris and was later transformed into one of the first hotels in Southsea by William Kemp Junior. The Queens Hotel, under new ownership since early 2017, is being restored to its former glory. Guests are welcomed into a grand lobby by our charming staff as the magic of any visit or stay in The Queens unfolds. Rooms have been recently refurbished to offer luxury and comfort, many with spectacular sea views. Hotel facilities include a restaurant, hotel bars, a large private garden and a luxury Spa coming soon. The Hotel also offers the perfect setting for weddings, special occasions and business events. The Queens Hotel sits on the edge of Southsea Common just a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Southsea Common plays host to a variety of events such as the award winning Victorious Festival and Kite Festival. Within walking distance is the D-Day Museum and Historic Dockyard, home to the Royal Navy and attractions such as HMS Warrior, HMS Victory and The Mary Rose.

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Luxury Edwardian Hotel. Beautiful Seaside location. Dedicated Wedding and Events Team whose roles are their passion, not just their career. The Queens Hotel has been under new ownership since April 2017 and is undergoing refurbishment to bring the hotel back to its former glory. 73 Bedrooms within the hotel. As part of your Wedding Booking, we can provide preferential rates to you and your guests, to give your guests the most enjoyable time. Wedding Packages to suit different tastes and budgets. However, we can also provide a bespoke quote to better suit your needs. Pricing Category : ModerateMinimum Price : 52Has AccommodationBridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteBeachCity Hotel / City Venue View More
No of Weddings Hosted : Number of Weddings Hosted - More Than 50Location : CoastalNearest Town : PortsmouthNearest Airport : SouthamptonNearest Motorway : M27Nearest Train Station : Portsmouth and Southsea Portsmouth HarbourChurch Within Walking DistanceLuxuryIn House DancefloorCeremony LicenceAlcohol LicenseCorkage ChargeIn House CateringIn House Wine ListClean UpPre-Wedding ConsultationSeated MealSet UpStaff ProvidedTables And Chairs ProvidedTableware ProvidedTastingsSound Systems Available PackageOn The Day Wedding CoordinationBallroomIn House Wedding CoordinatorOnsite ParkingOutdoor SpaceWater ViewRomanticGarden OutdoorHotelSame-Sex View Less

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Jasmine and Daniel
Bride too be
Having our wedding here in 2026 and we cannot wait! We’ve only had minimal dealings with our coridinator Amanda but so far she has been so welcoming, informative and helpful!
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Sharie and Andy
Our beautiful winter wedding
We want to say thank you; we do not have enough words to say how appreciative we are of your fantastic service, from the very first meeting to my insane amount of emails with lists and, of course, running the day so smoothly from start to finish.

We honestly had the most incredible day/night and without your continuous support and running a tight ship, it would not have been possible.

The comments we had on the day and following were how beautiful the venue is, that the food was phenomenal, but mainly just how lovely you were. Friendly, incredibly helpful and all round kept the whole day together.

Thank you for allowing me to set up some of the décor, and even down to swapping the meals around for our ungrateful moody pre-teen!

Everything I had pictured in my head for the last 20 months came to life and it was perfection, the best day of our lives.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being a huge part of our beautiful winter wedding, we could not have wished for anything better.
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Hannah & Chloe Henshaw-Conaghan
Absolutely perfect in every way
I would like to just say a huge thank you to all the staff at the Queens Hotel for really just adding that extra special touch to our weekend. We absolutely loved our stay and so did all of our guests - some of our wedding guests that didn’t stay are coming back next summer and staying with you just from what they heard, and we definitely will be too!

It was absolutely perfect in every way - from accommodating both of us brides as our rooms were fantastic and plenty of space for us all to get ready on our big day. Breakfast in our rooms so we could avoid each other on the Saturday was great but even the manner of every member of staff we came across - including dealing with some of our guests with a smile on their faces, which I would have struggled to at times!

We are looking forward to visiting over Christmas and possibly even getting our anniversary booked in with you - we may well make this a tradition because why not!

Thanks again for everything.

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Paul and Joke Hickman
Making our special day even more special
We would like to thank the team at the Queens for their professionalism and good humour, in every aspect of helping to make our 'special day' even more special.

Amanda and her team could not have been more helpful and added to the fun of the whole experience. The food was excellent, as I have been accustomed to at the Queens, and reflects highly on the chef and his team; the service spot on by respectful and efficient staff, a credit to the hotel.

The rooms were spot on and all our needs were met, above and beyond, and may I compliment the Queens Hotel on the excellent breakfast.

You helped us immensely starting our future together in just the right spirit!

Thank you
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Robyna and Darren Johnstone
Thank you
We just want to say thank you so much for making Saturday the best day for us. Honestly don't think it could have gone better.

From the reception team when I first arrived on Friday to the breakfast team on Sunday when we left, all the staff were so helpful, polite and professional, which just made us feel so welcome, cared for and in the best hands for our wedding. We honestly felt spoilt with all the help we received.

The food was out of this world, and dare we say it, even better than the taster menu. The beef wellington was cooked to absolute perfection and the wine was delicious. So, a very big thank you to the chefs; our guests absolutely loved it and couldn't stop speaking about how much they enjoyed it.

Amanda, thank you so much for keeping us all to time without it feeling rushed or pressured. We could not have done it without you! You were there at every big moment during the day and evening to make sure we were ok and in the right place at the right time. All our guests said how pleased they were with the timings and getting to chat and meet everyone multiple times throughout the day. Many of them say normally they have not had that experience before and barely get to see the bride and groom. Thank you also for all your hard work in all the planning meetings we had - you are an absolute professional and know the best ways to do things. We always felt we could trust and rely on your amazing knowledge in your profession and getting it right for our big day.

The room looked gorgeous too so thank you for all your help in setting up bits and sorting all the finishing touches. This was a bonus to not have to worry about setting up tables or worry about those little things the night before or the day after.

The whole venue is stunning and we were very lucky with the weather to be able to use your garden too. We chose the Queens for the fact we could all be together in the one place to avoid break off of groups etc, and it definitely lived up to that.

The thoughtful additions of bringing the gifts to our rooms and the towels with petals were such a lovely touch. All the rooms were beautiful with lovely deco, very clean and to a great standard. Room 126 was an absolute blessing to get ready in the morning of the wedding - Such a perfect room for that occasion.

The DJ was fab too, my feet hurt still so that's a good sign in my book!

I'm sure there are other things we are missing to say thank you for.

Many thanks.
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Sue Hodge Tim Riley
So far so good, early days of wedding planning. Wonderful setting right next to the sea front. My partner’s home town. Lots of history. Beautiful hotel which is being refurbished. Hope the planning for the next year goes well and they do us proud.
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Imogen andMatthew
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I am Imogen’s mum and the wedding was cancelled due to covid, but we had a ceremony with only both sets of parents, they are married but having a party in Sept, Matt is away for 6 months in Estonia in the army, they both deserve to have this lovely surprise, the venue is wonderful thank you Jo
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Melanie and Dave
Our dream venue
Amanda is very helpful the queens hotel is a beautiful venue with the beach only a few minutes away
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Jessica & Stephen
Perfect wedding day
We had our dream wedding reception and evening do here. Everything was timed/planned to perfection, the Elizabeth ballroom and hotel rooms were beautiful, and the food was excellent. Amanda and her team were all so attentive the whole day, and took our belongings and wedding presents up to our honeymoon suite during the evening which was so helpful in the chaos of being the bride and groom. Superb value for money compared to other venues we looked at (especially with the winter discount) and it seemed like we had the whole hotel to ourselves, with plentiful rooms for our guests to stay. Couldn't have asked for anything else from the hotel, the day was perfect.
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The most fantastic wedding at The Queens Hotel
Ellie and the whole team,

We just wanted to convey our thanks and appreciation for what was the most fantastic wedding at The Queens Hotel today for our daughter Martha, & Marcus.

The whole team were amazing, nothing was too much trouble and they were all warm and friendly. You have been from beginning to end so brilliant we just can't thank you enough.

We wish you all the very best, in these difficult times, and look forward to seeing you again in the near future for some cocktails.
Please also thank the kitchen staff, the food was amazing.

Take good care
Helen & Gary
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2 Osborne Road, Clarence Parade,, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 3LJ

The Queens Hotel

  • 2 Osborne Road, Clarence Parade,
  • Southsea
  • Portsmouth
  • Hampshire
  • PO5 3LJ
  • United Kingdom