Blue Star House exterior

About

Blue Star House provides high quality self-catering accommodation in the heart of Southsea. This Victorian house has been extensively renovated to provide modern comfort and is well appointed with quality fittings throughout. Each secure room has superfast broadband (wired and WiFi), a Hypnos bed, high quality linen, a TV, desk and a stylish en-suite wet room.

The house offers the freedom to cook for yourself in a stylish, well-equipped kitchen, with quality appliances and also a laundry room. It's ideal for those with special dietary requirements. A bike store and a courtyard garden are provided at the rear of the house. Key areas are covered by CCTV. Set within a residential street, the house is under a hundred metres from the buzz of Southsea's shopping centre, restaurants, and bars. Southsea hosts regular craft and farmers’ markets.

Almost as close is Southsea Common. This highly attractive 100-acre public area, which fronts several miles of beach, offers a castle, two piers, a funfair, The D-Day Story museum, tennis courts, golf links, numerous cafés, a hovercraft to the Isle of Wight, recreation and barbecue areas, a skatepark and play parks. It also hosts large events such as festivals, circuses and shows. Within 2 km of the house you will find Old Portsmouth, containing the Hotwalls and Spice Island (offering marvelous views of Portsmouth Harbour and Royal Navy warships). This area is also home to Portsmouth Cathedral, the Historic Dockyard, Gunwharf Quays' retail outlets and restaurants, the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth University, the Law Courts and City Centre. Close by is Albert Road with the Kings Theatre, The Wedgewood Rooms venue and a host of independent shops, cafés, and craft ale and wine bars. The best way to visit is by public transport. Most of the attractions and 3 train stations are within walking distance. Should you decide to bring your car, local parking information is available upon your arrival.

King Premium Wet room
Free WiFi
Sleeps up to: 2
King-size bed
Shower
En suite
Private toilet

All the premium King rooms are 10-12 m2 in size, with a luxury Hypnos bed, Egyptian cotton linen, flat screen TV and en-suite wet room with shower. Relax, use the desk area for work or postcards or log in to the free wired or wireless internet.

Facilities:
Colour television
Desk with lamp 
Internet access
Hypoallergenic bed
Hypoallergenic pillows
Freeview

King Superior Wet room
Free WiFi
Sleeps up to: 2
Super king-size bed
Shower
En suite
Private bathroom
Private toilet

The superior King room (18m2) is on the first floor and has an enormous luxury superking bed, made up with egyptian cotton sheets. The room faces east and has a large bay window and blackout curtains. There is a generous wet room with shower and a large window so the morning sun pours in. There is a flat screen TV and a large desk. There is a wired internet connection as well as wireless, for optimum speeds.

Facilities:
Colour television
Desk with lamp
Family/oversized room
Hypoallergenic bed
Hypoallergenic pillows

Single Comfort Wet room
Free WiFi
Sleeps up to: 1
Single bed
En suite
Private bathroom
Private toilet

The single rooms are given as much consideration as larger rooms, enabling lone guests to enjoy their stay with comfort and privacy. Blackout curtains, a luxurious Hypnos bed and egyptian cotton linen ensure a good night's sleep, a desk for work or postcards and wired as well as wireless internet access to help to optimize speed even at the top of the house. There are single rooms on the first and second floors, facing west to catch the afternoon sun. They overlook the gardens of the street and are the property's quietest rooms.

Facilities:
Desk with lamp
Hypoallergenic bed
Hypoallergenic pillows

Double Premium Wet room
Free WiFi
Sleeps up to: 2
Double bed
Shower
En suite
Private bathroom
Private toilet

All doubles have a luxury Hypnos bed, Egyptian cotton bed linen and black out curtains to help ensure a good night's sleep. Your en-suite wet room has a drench shower, modern fittings and a large, well lit mirror. All doubles have a flat screen TV, a wired internet access point as well as wireless connectivity to make sure of good connection - even at the top of the house. The double rooms overlook the gardens of the street so are among the quietest in the building.

Facilities:
Desk with lamp
Hypoallergenic bed
Hypoallergenic pillows
Freeview

Accessibility

The property is a four-storey Victorian house with stairs to the entrance. The lower ground floor accommodation has fewer steps and is accessible from the side of the building. The ground floor houses the communal facilities. Most of the sleeping accommodation is on the first and second floors.

Parking

2 small spaces (for the 10 rooms) available on a first come first served basis.

Elphinstone Road offers parking for three hours (or overnight 7pm-8am).

Nearby roads are a 5-10 minute walk away with no restrictions.

Seafront car parks, a five-minute walk away are £12 for 24 hours. 

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
1
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Prices from£50.00 per unit per night

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Wireless Internet Access

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Ironing Facilities
  • No Smoking in Unit

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

Blue Star House

20 Elphinstone Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 3HR

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Opening Times

Blue Star House (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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