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Welcome to the Queens Hotel

We are delighted to welcome you to the grand launch of our brand new website and refreshed branding for the Queens Hotel, Southsea. In line with being under new management and ownership since March 2017,…

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Blue Reef

Blue Reef Aquarium sits proudly on Southsea Seafront and boasts over 40 different displays and you don’t need to get wet here to explore the underwater world! However, if you do fancy a dip, Southsea…

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

South Parade Pier

South Parade Pier was built in 1875 and has continued to be a hub of activities in Southsea till this day. The pier has a diverse history – burning down three times, in 1904, 1966…

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Southsea Castle

Southsea Castle has been a staple of our seafront since 1544 when it was constructed as part of Henry VIII’s coastal fortifications around England. The castle was barely finished when Henry VIII watched his flagship,…

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Portsmouth D-Day Museum

Thinking of a day out by the seafront? Interested in history? Southsea is a perfect place for you! Come to immerse yourself where the D-Day boats were launched over 70 years on and see how…

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Clarence Pier

Head to Clarence Pier for traditional seaside fun! This classic fun fair will inspire nostalgia in even the most hard-hearted person, featuring rides, three arcades, pirate mini-golf and a high-flying Sky Trail. The site proudly…

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Ballroom Time Lapse

The transformation of our Elizabeth Ballroom was the first major phase in our restoration of the Queens Hotel. Remaining open and functioning during the refurbishment has its challenges and the room had to be stripped…

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Don’t forget! Advice for Brides

Brides often ask us (Grooms, you have your own blog here ) what they may need on their Wedding Day. Now there are the obvious ones; the dress, the shoes and of course your loved…

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Tips for the Groom

We know many Grooms often adopt the “innocent bystander” role when it comes to weddings, but there are some essential considerations for the Groom that he should be taking charge of! So take note guys,…

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

It’s Gin o’ Clock!

Who doesn’t love a gin in the summer sunshine (or on the sofa, in the bath or with lunch for that matter!)?! At the Queens Hotel, we love gin, and we know you do too!…

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