Where to stay around Portsmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,715 holiday lettings near Portsmouth. From 678 Condos/Apartments to 598 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Portsmouth is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Portsmouth?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Portsmouth:

  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 576 holiday homes
  • Northwest: 42 holiday homes
  • Oceana Naval Air Station: 17 holiday homes
  • Buckroe Beach: 19 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 38 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portsmouth?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portsmouth. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Frank D Lawrence Stadium: 668 holiday lettings
  • United States Lightship Portsmouth: 782 holiday lettings
  • Hill House Museum: 789 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum: 769 holiday lettings
  • Tidewater Yacht Marina: 790 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portsmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Portsmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 678 Condos/Apartments in Portsmouth. Our other popular types of Portsmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 598 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 122 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 99 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portsmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 973 holiday homes with pool available in Portsmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Head to the historic city of Portsmouth

    Come and experience Portsmouth and its museums, churches and monuments. This city's boating, restaurants and riverfront draw many visitors. Children's Museum of Virginia and Nauticus National Maritime Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

    Activities and attractions in and around Portsmouth

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Portsmouth a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Virginia Living Museum (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
    • Virginia Zoo (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Lamberts Point Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Cahoon Plantation Golf Course (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
    • Cypress Point Country Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Chesapeake Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Portsmouth

    Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portsmouth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Norfolk Botanical Garden (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Town Point Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Pagoda and Oriental Garden (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Oak Grove Lake Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Lake Wright (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Chesapeake City Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)