We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel and Restaurant

Traveller (65)
Room & Suite (130)
Dining (31)
4 Malvern Road Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2NA England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}
28 Oct.29 Oct.
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from USD 77.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Portsmouth hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "2e64f9194750405e9c42af792d9bef43", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":6105016,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[54194910],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":10,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":77,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"2e64f9194750405e9c42af792d9bef43","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":77,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":77,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel and Restaurant","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjJlNjRmOTE5NDc1MDQwNWU5YzQyYWY3OTJkOWJlZjQzIiwiQUlLIjoiYjMyNzg4YTFkNWYxNDhiOTliM2M3ZTllNGE4YjVhMjIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "28/10/2018", "checkOut": "29/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 77", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"54194910":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (297)
Filter reviews
292 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mercer collection mercer group gastro pub parking permit to park hotel group small problem florence arms southsea town centre sea front comfortable bed beautiful hotel top floor breakfast was delicious highly recommend this hotel quiet area would definitely stay here again lady on reception
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 292 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

We were here for five nights and had booked a larger room as we were staying for a few days. The girl on check in was lovely, harassed as a few people had arrived at once but really nice and told us everything we needed...More

Thank westwing2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving late from France, we chose one of the smaller rooms. It really was small so paying the extra for a larger room would be our recommendation. The breakfast and the ambience of the breakfast room were both excellent. Dinner at the associated pub was...More

Thank RoRoBrisbane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This group of hotels, the Mercer collection is a great find. The ethos, ambience and great service from everyone, combined with tastefully furnished, comfortable rooms and the proximity to the seafront makes for a perfect stay. The breakfasts are first class too. This is our...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Mercer collection of hotels in Southsea is a fantastic small boutique chain of 6 local properties. Warm,friendly service, clean, well appointed rooms and great value. Great breakfast and a wonderful pub, The Florence Arms. The inside tip is trying to stay in the Florence...More

Thank MDG73
Response from Reception1113, Manager at Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel and RestaurantResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted by your praise for not just Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel, but for the whole of The Mercer Collection! It would be our pleasure to welcome you again, please contact us directly for the very best price.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 4 nights at Florence Gardens. Warmly welcomed by the lovely and efficient Egla. Good points first - good location in quiet, residential area but just about a 5 minute walk from the fantastic promenade. Decent restaurants just about another 5/10 minutes walk in the...More

Thank SophiaLoren50
Response from Reception1113, Front Office Manager at Florence Gardens Boutique Hotel and RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review about your 4 night stay. We are really pleased you liked our location. We are very lucky to have such great and reasonable taxi options in the city and for those who like walking the promenade walk to the historic...More

View more reviews
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Things to do
Price range
USD 71 - USD 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Portsmouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
USD 71 - USD 167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Portsmouth
#2 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room & Suite (130)
Dining (31)
Pool & Beach (1)
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 nearby hotels
The Florence Suite Boutique Hotel and Restaurant
448 reviews
.01 km away
Florence House
782 reviews
.01 km away
Somerset House Boutique Hotel
393 reviews
.03 km away
The Clarence Boutique Hotel
1,322 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 731 nearby restaurants
Restaurant 27
1,092 reviews
.21 km away
455 reviews
.47 km away
779 reviews
.49 km away
The Florence Arms Gastro Pub
575 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 239 nearby attractions
The D-Day Story
727 reviews
.48 km away
Canoe Lake
207 reviews
.71 km away
The Kings Theatre
283 reviews
.66 km away
Southsea Beach
226 reviews
.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
10 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from bevyboy88 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no you can’t as they only have about 6 spaces. The hotel does give you a parking permit to park on the road though. I recommend getting there early to get parking!
Room Tips
"Don't book a small double room!!"
3 weeks ago
Read review
"We were really happy with room 4. Large room overlooking front of hotel."
2 Jun. 2018
Read review
"The king room with pink accents was quiet and beautiful."
31 May 2018
Read review
"Higher up away from front door and street."
8 May 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing