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Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

Renaissance HotelsUSD 145*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Conway, South Carolina
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I think this hotel was recently renovated. It looks great. The reception areas and the views over the water are wonderful. The rooms are spacious and the beds are comfortable. The staff is very accommodating and the bar is great. The only thing negative I can say is that there was only one elevator working and the hotel was full...

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Fort Washington, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quietly tucked in the back by the river. Garage parking. Take the water taxi over to Norfolk for shopping & restaurants. We've stayed here a few times. Rooms are clean & comfy. We like Marriott properties.

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Thank Judi R
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my stay here at this hotel. I was apart of a bridal party about 2 weekends ago and I must say the hotel coordinator TIffany really went above and beyond to make sure this day was absolutely perfect for my best friend. Yay Tiffany! :)

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Thank Natasha O
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Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. I will be sure to recognize Tiffany about her service. Sincerely, Toni

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is so huge and grand.. the hallways are so impressive! The room is very spacious and I like the chaise lounge by the window. I think all rooms have river views but mine definitely did! The bed is really comfortable and everything was fresh and clean. Like the large closet and the upgraded bath products. And full size...

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Thank luxlisa
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Thank you so much for wonderful review. We are very proud of the views our rooms provide. I will recognize housekeeping for their efforts on keeping our rooms clean. Thank you! Toni

Suffolk, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the night at the Marriott branded hotel and was very disappointed. The furniture in our room was totally outdated and in need of repair. The waterfront property is in the middle of major repairs to the waterfront boardwalk which are loud and distracting.

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Dear tombob7; Thank you for choosing the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront hotel during your visit to the Portsmouth area. I appreciate your feedback regarding the condition of the furniture and I apologize for the noise caused by repairs being done to the waterfront boardwalk. We too are very excited for when the repairs are completed so that all of our guests...

Colonial Heights, VA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel on the waterfront, close to "restaurant row", and excellent fitness facility. Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Chargrilled steaks and burgers smelled wonderful. Even with GPS, was hard to find as there was no large sign out front. Drove right past it the first time. Parking garage attached to the hotel, with wide lanes and vehicle stalls. However,...

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Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met here for a three day conference. The staff was great, professional and knowledgeable. The food was excellent especially our sit down meal. There were several rooms used by our organization and all of them were clean, stocked and readily available to our whole group.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel. Both times have been excellent. We live nearby in Virginia beach and just like to get out for a little getaway every once in a while. The staff is super friendly, and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure our stay is a pleasant one. The...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is really nice. Rooms were clean and well stocked. The hotel was full so we couldn't get an upgrade but did get to check in early. A few things to note...marriots king bed is not a true king. We have a king and this is the third place we have stayed with them that is absolutely not a...

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location and lobby are wonderful. However, our room was nasty. Stains on the walls, uncleaned bathroom, scratched and dusty furniture. I would not stay here again. On the bright side, the concierge level lounge was nice.

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Management response:

Dear Zagnutmom, Thank you so much for being our guest and I am glad to read that you enjoyed some of the hotel's amenities but not happy with our rooms overall. I have read and addressed your comments with the proper people and will work to correct the areas mentioned. Again, thank you for taking the time to review your...

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blending traditional elegance and modern style, our waterside Norfolk, VA area hotel in the historic downtown district of Olde Towne Portsmouth provides calming comfort and soothing relaxation. The Renaissance Portsmouth hotel boasts a hip location overlooking the vibrant, revitalized waterfront and offers stunning views of the Elizabeth River. Set above the harbor, the Portsmouth Ballroom's unique outdoor terrace, part of the 24,000 square feet of Norfolk area hotel meeting space, provides a stunning reception area sure to draw rave reviews from your guests. This updated luxurious Norfolk, Virginia area hotel also features 23 meeting rooms including a 70-seat Amphitheater. Savor the atmosphere of this waterside hotel in Portsmouth at Foggy Point Bar & Grill, presenting a selection of fresh seafood. Visitors to the area can enjoy the unique experience of taking the nearby water taxi across to many of the Norfolk business and visitor destinations including the Norfolk Naval facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

Address: 425 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3801
Region: United States > Virginia > Portsmouth
Price Range: $178 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 249
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Portsmouth
Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel And Waterfront Conference Center
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“Request waterview rooms. Wifi is free but slow. Faster wifi costs $10 per day as does parking.”
tombob7, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They also have a beautiful outside area to view the river and Norfolk without leaving the hotel.”
SelinaS43, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere”
jamesdN9141YF, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“consider booking larger king rooms or a suite and request water view. Choose higher level to fully enjoy view”
CarpeDiem1765, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“High rooms have great views”
O4993SOannes, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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