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10 minutes to Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays – 4 star – Hampshire

With excellent bedrooms and superb facilities, this Top Secret Hotel provides guests with comfortable settings in a convenient location, just 10 minutes to Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays.

The property provides a number of services for guests to use, and the 24 hour reception means that staff are always accessible should you have any queries. In the lobby area you can find daily newspapers free of charge, and there are a number of leisure facilities available including a fitness centre and state of the art Health Club. Guests who are visiting the city on business can utilise the fantastic Conference Centre, which includes meeting rooms, presentation equipment and computer access to suit your needs.

Bedrooms are designed in a contemporary style, and are equipped with a range of modern comforts including a superb television, radio, Internet access, and coffee and tea facilities. Each bedroom is also fitted with a spacious en-suite bathroom, allowing you to relax with a hot bath after a busy day of exploring the city.

Just a 10minute journey away from your hotel you will find the fascinating Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which provides a wealth of attractions and is home to some of the most famous ships in the world. Visitor can go aboard the HMS Victory, and the Mary Rose Museum provides a stunning exhibition of the famous ship and its travels. The new £27million museum was recently opened in May 2013, and is the proud owner of the only 16th century warship on display in the world. The museum also houses over 19,000 artefacts, and provides an interesting insight into Tudor life.

The county of Hampshire has a number of historical buildings that attract thousands of visitors a year, such as Winchester Cathedral and Netley Abbey. The Abbey dates back to the 13th century and has been used as a source of inspiration from a number of writers during the 1700s, including Horace Walpole. The ruins provide plenty of information boards so you can learn about the intricate history of the site, giving you great insight into how the Abbey was used during its heyday. The surrounding area is a great spot to have a picnic, and you can also enjoy fantastic views of the local countryside. Visitors can also download an audio guide before their visit for more information, and be sure to bring your camera when visiting!

With so many things to see and do, you’ll be sure to have a wonderful time in Hampshire!