As the largest city in Hampshire, you’ll find Southampton to be a modern, bustling and easily accessible maritime city that’s brimming with history and culture. And you can discover it all near our Holiday Inn Express® Southampton hotels. This amazing South Coast location, just 75 miles from London and about 20 miles from the Channel Ports, attracts visitors from all over the world, as do the magnificent sights and sounds.
Spend the day gazing at the thousands of stunning works of art in the City Art Gallery or the contemporary exhibits at John Hansard Gallery. Peruse historic Old Town and feast your eyes upon the 800-year-old Bargate, the original gateway to the medieval city. This is also a great place to spend the weekend, with plenty of shopping to be had. For some amazing waterfront dining and nightlife, Ocean Village is an absolute must.
Visiting on business? Our Southampton hotels put you near one of the largest commercial ports in Europe, as well as major employers, including the University of Southampton, the Ford Transit factory, Ordnance Survey, the NHS and more.
Book your stay in any of our great Holiday Inn Express hotels in Southampton and enjoy all that this coastal gem in the United Kingdom has to offer.