Hotel, Bed & Breakfast Accommodation close to Terminals
SO17 1AQ, Southampton, 119 Highfield Lane
This stylish hotel is 900 metres from Southampton University and Southampton Common. Free WiFi and free parking is available for guests. Highfield House offers modern rooms with a shower and flat-screen TV. Rooms at Highfield... read more
SO15 1AG, Southampton, Herbert Walker Avenue
Well-located near the West Quay shopping centre and cruise terminals, Holiday Inn Southampton offers panoramic views of Southampton Waterfront. The clean and modern bedrooms include 32-inch flat-screen HDTVs with on-demand movies, free WiFi and air... read more
£ 36.74View Rates
SO15 1RA, Southampton, 9 West Quay Road
In the heart of the city, opposite Southampton Central Railway Station, Ibis Southampton has a 24-hour front desk and a modern restaurant. The West Quay Shopping Centre and the nearest cruise terminal are just a... read more
£ 40.50View Rates
SO15 1AG, Southampton, West Quay Road
With a stunning glass atrium and impressive spa, Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour is situated on Southampton Waterfront. The luxury hotel has a brasserie restaurant, lively bar, and sea views from many of the... read more
£ 69.52View Rates
SO15 1RA, Southampton, 1 West Quay Road
In Southampton’s centre, Novotel looks over the port and is just 400 metres from the train station. This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant and a pre-bookings only indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. WiFi is... read more
£ 51.00View Rates
SO14 2HN, Southampton, 34-35 High Street, Old Town
Dating back over 500 years, the 4-star Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is the oldest hotel in the city and still has many original features remain including Britain's largest bay windows. It was host to... read more
£ 39.00View Rates
SO14 0TB, Southampton, Charlotte Place
Overlooking East Park, Jurys Inn has a 24-hour reception and a modern restaurant. The hotel is located in Southampton centre, less than a mile from Southampton Central Railway Station. Free WiFi is accessible throughout. The... read more
£ 49.00View Rates
SO15 5DL, Southampton, 25 Landguard Road
Hunters Lodge Guest House is a 15-minute walk from West Quay, close to Southampton centre, its cruise and ferry terminals. It offers free car parking and bright rooms with free WiFi. The elegant, 4-star bedrooms... read more
£ 46.75View Rates
SO15 5DL, Southampton, 13 Landguard Road
This family-run guest house offers 4-star accommodation a mile from Southampton Ferry Terminal. Wi-Fi is free in public areas of the building, and there is free parking available nearby. Rooms at Argyle Lodge have wooden... read more
£ 33.93View Rates
SO45 6DY, Hythe, 30 Shamrock Way, Hythe Marina
Situated in Hythe Marina near the town of Hythe, the Boathouse Hotel provides sleek, modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, some overlooking the water. The restaurant uses local produce and there is a relaxed waterside bar.... read more
£ 85.00View Rates
SO15 1RA, Southampton, 3 West Quay Road
With free Wi-Fi on site, ibis budget Southampton Centre is situated right in the heart of Southampton. The train station is a few minutes’ walk away, and the Medieval City Walls are also close by.... read more
£ 30.00View Rates
SO15 2BN, Southampton, 30 The Polygon
Featuring 3-star accommodation, Mayview Guest House offers a choice between guest rooms or self-catered apartments set in Southampton, 70 metres from The Mayflower Theatre and 350 metres from SeaCity Museum. All apartments are fully equipped... read more
SO15 8NY, Southampton, 206 Regents Park Rd
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, OYO The Regent Guest House offers accommodation in Southampton. Free private parking is available on site. The cruise terminals are 10 minutes away by car. A flat-screen TV, as... read more
SO15 2BN, Southampton, 8-10 The Polygon, Southampton, Hampshire,
Situated within 90 metres of The Mayflower Theatre and 7300 metres of Southampton Guildhall in the centre of Southampton, Polygon Villas offers guest house accommodation as well as apartments with free WiFi. All rooms at... read more
SO15 2BP, Southampton, 33-35 The Polygon
Situated within 400 metres of The Mayflower Theatre and 700 metres of Southampton Guildhall in the centre of Southampton, The Claremont features accommodation with free WiFi and flat-screen TV. Guests at the bed and breakfast... read more
SO14 3BQ, Southampton, Queen's Terrace 1-8
Featuring a fitness centre and a shared lounge, room2 Southampton is situated in Southampton, 1.2 km from Southampton Guildhall and 1.4 km from The Mayflower Theatre. This property is located a short distance from attractions... read more
£ 63.75View Rates
SO15 5AY, Southampton, 34 Hill Lane
Boasting a shared lounge and free WiFi, Glenmore Guesthouse is situated in Southampton, 500 metres from The Mayflower Theatre and 1.1 km from Southampton Guildhall. The property is around 9 km from Ageas Bowl, 5... read more
£ 28.50View Rates
SO16 4AX, Southampton, 3 Cotswold Road
Home accommodation is located in Southampton and provides accommodation with a garden and free WiFi, 3.9 km from The Mayflower Theatre and 5 km from Southampton Guildhall. Each unit features a flat-screen TV with DVD... read more
£ 35.00View Rates
SO19 0ST, Southampton, 49 Stubbs Road Sholing
Situated in Southampton, 6 km from Southampton Guildhall, Double J8 m27 features accommodation with a garden, free WiFi and a shared kitchen. With garden views, this accommodation provides a patio. The homestay has a flat-screen... read more
£ 32.30View Rates
SO15 1BA, Southampton, Harbour Parade
Set in Southampton, 1.7 km from The Mayflower Theatre, Moxy Southampton offers air-conditioned accommodation and a bar. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared lounge, along... read more
£ 64.00View Rates
SO15 5BL, Southampton, SO15 5BL 42 Howard Road
Set in Southampton, near The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton Guildhall and Southampton & New Forest Magistrates, Addenro Apartments features free WiFi. All units come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a... read more
£ 36.00View Rates
SO14 1LE, Southampton, Hanover Buildings
Located in the centre of Southampton, within 600 metres of Southampton Guildhall and less than 1 km of The Mayflower Theatre, 2 Bed Apartment Flat Luxury in City Centre Southampton SO14, £80 per night is... read more
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Being close to major motorway and rail links means Southampton is easily accessible for all who reside in the country, and even those of you from abroad can get here without much effort thanks to the port now incorporating cruise and ferry passengers as well as cargo.
Which Attractions Should You Visit ?
While Southampton isn’t exactly renowned for providing the best attractions for tourists, there are still a lot of things you can do to pass the time. Contrary to popular belief, this major cruise port is home to a thriving tourism industry, and so many establishments and museums have opened in recent years.
During your stay, make sure you take some time out to see The Mayflower Theatre, The Solent Sky Museum, The Hythe Ferry, The Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial, St Mary’s Stadium and Manor Farm Country park.
Most of these attractions are free or very cheap, so they’re perfect for families on a tight budget.
Cheap Accommodation near Cruise Docks Southampton UK
Unless you want to spend a lot of time driving around, it’s probably best to book your hotel, B&B or alternative accommodation as close to the docks and different cruise terminals as possible. Some feature a free car parking, as well as free Wi-Fi internet access.
Sure, some of the attractions you might like to visit are a little further afield, but all can be accessed using public transport and taxi’s, so even if you travel down by train, you can still have a fantastic time.
When it comes to choosing your accommodation, you can use the tools on our website to find somewhere suitable in seconds.
We currently have a lot of different providers listed, so regardless of your personal tastes or specifications, you’re guaranteed to find an idyllic room that all your family will love.
What’s Southampton Like at Night ?
If you like nothing more than a good night out on the town, Southampton is the perfect destination to fulfill your desires.
You’ll want to head down to Bedford Place in the early evening, as this is where most of the upmarket bars, clubs and restaurants can be found. However, if you’re more of a raver, you’ll probably want to the O2, where world class live music events are held nightly.
So, whether you want to watch your favourite rock band in action, or you want to dance the night away until 6am and get in a real state, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in Southampton.
Just make sure you read the schedules before you travel, as most big events will require you to purchase tickets, and they do tend to sell out in advance.
So, will you finally take the bull by the horns and book a trip to Southampton this year ? We think you’d have an amazing time, so please include this location on your list of considerations. Thanks for reading!
Different Cruise Terminals
Major Cruise Lines depart from the Port of Southampton UK like P&O Cruises, Cunard Cruise Line (Queen Mary2 and Queen Victoria), Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ( RCL ), Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, …
Many hotels and b&b’s can be found a short distance away from these cruise ship terminals in Southampton, Hampshire UK.
Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal
Address : QE2 Cruise Terminal, Berth 38/39 Test Road, Eastern Docks, Southampton, SO14 3GG
Terminal frequently used by the Cunard’s fleet of ships including Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2. Also Fred. Olsen Cruise lines and Carnival Cruises, P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises use this cruise ship terminal.
Ocean Cruise Terminal – OCT
Address : Ocean Cruise Terminal, Berth 46/47, Eastern Docks, Southampton, SO14 3QN
Mainly used by Carnival owned vessels
Used by cruise ships from the Carnival Group such as P&O Cruises, Carnival, Cunard and Princess Cruises. Also Fred. Olsen, Saga and Regent Seven Seas Cruises berth at these docks.
City Cruise Terminal
Address : Southampton City Cruise Terminal, Berth 101, Solent Road, Western Docks, Southampton, SO15 1BS
Mainly used by Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Fred. Olsen Cruises and Saga
Some Facts and Location of the Port
Name : Port of Southampton
Location : about 75 miles or 121 km from central London, 19 miles or 31 km from Portsmouth Harbour in UK.
Terminals : Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal, Ocean Cruise Terminal, Mayflower Cruise Terminal, City Cruise Terminal, New Fifth Cruise Terminal at Berth 104 Western Docks.
Nearest Parking : there are two car-parking providers at the cruise terminals themselves.
ABP Port of Southampton Cruise Car Parking is the provider for Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, MSC, NCL, Saga and Fred. Olsen, guaranteeing high security parking in the port.
Ships of the Carnival Group (Cunard Line, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises) are managed by Cruise and Passenger Services. Parking is located close to the cruise terminals, which means short transfer time.
Postcode district : SO14 – SO19
Region : South East England
County : Hampshire
Tel : +44 (0) 1475 726 171
Nearest Hotels : in city center, on the waterfront and harbour area of Southampton, close to the railway station.
Nearby Attractions and Sights
SeaCity Museum (Havelock Road, SO14 7FY, England): museum about the Titanic, which launched from Southampton on its first and last journey, and one about the history of the city itself.
SS Shieldhall (Berth 48, Gate 4 Eastern Docks, SO14 3QP, England): Heritage steam ship built in the early 1950s and a flagship of the National Historic Fleet. It’s a fully working steamship maintained and operated by volunteers.
Titanic Honour and Glory Exhibition (Oceans, 13 High Street, SO14 2DF, England): located at Oceans Southampton on the High Street along the QE2 mile.
Mayflower Theatre (26 Commercial Road, SO15 1GE, England): lovely theatre and a great place for seeing all sorts of shows. The theatre decor is very traditional and has a good atmosphere.
Harbour Lights Picturehouse (Ocean Way, SO14 3TL, England): great little cinema in a beautiful setting, by the marina in Ocean Village.
Town Quay Marina and Parking (SO14 2AQ, England): Town Quay Marina is one of four marinas owned and operated by Associated British Ports. It’s a good area for viewing freight and passenger boats, and within walking distance from the City’s cultural quarter, West Quay Shopping Centre and a variety of restaurants, bars and theatres.