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
£ 28.00View Rates
SO14 2NA, Southampton, 26 High Street
Situated on the High Street, this grade II listed hotel, a former coaching inn has free Wi-Fi and private parking. The Star Hotel Just 450 metres from West Quay Shopping Centre, Southampton Central Train Station... read more
£ 38.00View Rates
SO14 3DT, Southampton, 13-14 Terminus Terrace
Flying Dutchman Hotel is located in the heart of historic Southampton, 2 minutes’ walk from bustling Oxford Street. It offers a stylish lounge bar and luxurious rooms with free WiFi. Rooms at Flying Dutchman are... read more
£ 40.50View 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
£ 42.00View Rates
SO15 5DP, Southampton, 44 Landguard Road
Landguard House is situated in Southampton. This property is located a short distance from attractions such as The Mayflower Theatre and Southampton Guildhall. The property is 7 km from Ageas Bowl and 4 km from... read more
£ 43.20View 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
£ 47.20View 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. West Quay Shopping Centre is just a few metres away. The bright bedrooms... read more
£ 56.00View 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
£ 57.00View 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
£ 58.00View Rates
SO15 2LH, Southampton, 82 Northlands Road
Boasting a garden and bar, as well as a restaurant, Blue Keys Hotel, Bar & Restaurant is located in Southampton. Popular points of interest nearby include The Mayflower Theatre and Southampton Guildhall. The property is... read more
£ 65.00View Rates
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
£ 70.00View Rates
SO15 8NY, Southampton, 206 Regents Park Rd
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, 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 well... read more
£ 72.00View Rates
SO15 1AG, Southampton, West Quay Road
With a stunning glass atrium and impressive spa, Grand Harbour is situated on Southampton Waterfront. The luxury hotel has a brasserie restaurant, lively bar, and sea views from many of the rooms. The Serenity Spa... read more
£ 79.00View Rates
SO17 1XP, Southampton, 42-44 The Avenue
This privately-run hotel is a short walk from Southampton University and the city centre. It has free parking and individually designed en suite rooms. All rooms have 26-inch (66 cm) flat-screen TVs with Freeview. Free... read more
£ 86.00View Rates
SO14 3DJ, Southampton, 28 Oxford Street
Located in Southampton city centre, this inn was built in the 19th century. It is now a contemporary hotel offering free Wi-Fi access. The White Star Tavern is located on Southampton’s cosmopolitan Oxford Street, in... read more
£ 89.00View Rates
SO14 2AR, Southampton, Town Quay Road
Opposite the Red Funnel ferry terminal and just minutes from the city centre and cruise terminals, Ennios is an Italian restaurant with boutique bedrooms that offer luxurious comfort. Ennios is a converted warehouse facing the... read more
£ 95.00View Rates
SO14 2EL, Southampton, 45 Castle Way
Situated in the centre of Southampton, Castle Point Apartments features accommodation within 900 metres of Southampton Guildhall. Free WiFi is available. There is also a fully equipped kitchen including an oven, microwave, toaster and washer... read more
£ 97.50View Rates
SO14 2AZ, Southampton, THE PIG-in the wall Western Esplanade
Well situated in the centre of Southampton, THE PIG-in the wall provides air-conditioned rooms, a bar and free WiFi. The property is close to Southampton Guildhall, The Mayflower Theatre and Maritime Museum. Ageas Bowl is... read more
£ 135.00View Rates
SO14 3TL, Southampton, 5 Maritime Avenue Ocean Village
Situated in Southampton in the Hampshire Region, Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa is just 1.7 km from Southampton Guildhall. The hotel's spa facilities include a hot tub, pool and sauna. Massage treatments are also available.... read more
£ 155.00View Rates
SO14 2DX, Southampton, Apartment 1 Royal Court
In the Southampton City Centre district of Southampton, close to Southampton Guildhall, Royal Court features a shared lounge, free WiFi and a washing machine. Guests staying at this apartment have access to a fully equipped... read more
£ 250.00View Rates
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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.