Spitbank Fort

Solent, Portsmouth

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Commodore suite

A unique stay at a luxe converted Solent sea fort

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Please be aware of the following itinerary:

Day 1:

- From 10am, check in at Solent Fort's Port Office in Portsmouth ahead of your departure. Please be sure to check in no later than 11.30am.

- 12pm: Full steam ahead, as you depart from the Commercial Pontoon to Spitbank Fort (life jackets optional).

- 12.30pm: Arrive at the luxurious Spitbank Fort, where a chilled glass of champagne awaits.

- 12.45pm: Take a grand historical tour, showing off the best of British military architecture and lovingly restored original artefacts.

- 1.45pm: Take a sumptuous buffet lunch in the Crow’s Nest (a restored lighthouse) where you can enjoy spectacular views of the Solent Fort, South Coast and the Isle of Wight (Monday - Saturday only).

- 3.30pm: Chill out in the rooftop hot tub, followed by a session in the sauna with the best views for miles around.

- 4.30pm: Take tea, coffee and a slice of Fort-made cake in the Victory Bar (dressing gowns are provided for a stylish cover-up, before returning to the hot tub - Monday to Saturday only).

- 5pm: Explore the Fort at leisure.

- 7pm: Enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Victory Bar (charges apply).

- 7.15pm: Fort Siren sounds as guests are called for an amuse-bouche (charges apply).

- 8pm: Enjoy a gourmet four-course dinner in the Officer's Mess, followed by tea and coffee.

- 10pm: Head back to the Victory Bar for local cheeses and a digestif (charges apply).

Please note that on Sundays, a four-course sumptuous lunch is served at 1.30pm (all tables are party sharing tables). Dinner is an evening buffet served at 7pm.

Day 2:

- 8.30am: Enjoy a full Fort breakfast served in the Officer's Mess.

- 9.30am: After breakfast, please leave your luggage outside your room and check out at the Victory Bar.

- 10.30am: Departure for the mainland.

- 11am: Estimated arrival time at Gunwharf Quays Port Office.

Parking is available for an extra fee, payable at Gunwharf Quays.

This offer is based on two adults only.

Please note that travel to Gunwharf Quays is not included.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 50% off. Our discount is calculated by reference to the hotel's own prices or by reference to an appropriate source reflective of the hotel's own prices.

The discount above was checked on 03 July, 2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made. 

Stay at sea in a luxury converted Solent sea fort hotel with a rooftop hot tub - includes breakfast, lunch and dinner, a boat transfer, a guided fort tour and champagne

  • One of the most exclusive and unique hotels in the British Isles, the historic Spitbank Fort is an award-winning, adults-only private island, featuring eight luxuriously converted rooms and views across the Solent and Portsmouth. This luxe sea fort has garnered a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. 

  • The Officer's Mess is a atmospheric setting for fine dining with historic vaulted ceilings and views towards the harbour. Enjoy a four-course dinner or a delectable buffet meal here. 

  • Take a relaxing steam in the sauna and enjoy the views from the rooftop hot tub, soaking all your worries away. For those craving more active endeavours, the hotel will happily help organise a number of excursions for you, from fishing to speed-boating. 

  • In contrast to the sea-lashed exterior, the rooms and suites at Spitbank Fort are a transformation of luxury furnishings and leading interior design. Commodore suites boast high riveted ceilings, super king-size beds (some with waterbeds) and an en-suite bathroom with a shower that uses water from the fort's own underground well. 

Amenities

- Restaurant
- Bar
- Wine cave
- Courtyard
- Roof terrace with fire pit and sundeck
- Sauna
- Hot tub
- Fishing (chargeable)
- Wine, rum and cheese tastings (chargeable)

How to get there

The fort is reached by boat from Portsmouth's Gunwharf Quays; a boat transfer is included as part of your stay. The nearest train station to Gunwharf Quays is Portsmouth Harbour, a six-minute drive or 10-minute stroll away.

Good to know

Please note that spa treatments are available and must be pre-booked with the hotel prior to arrival. A minimum spend of £150 applies, and a list of treatments is available by contacting the hotel directly. 
Solent Forts Port Office, Canalside, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3FH

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Highlights

Occupying an isolated spot a mile from the shore, Spitbank Fort offers total privacy and a unique perspective on the south coast. With panoramic views of the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Harbour and Spinnaker Tower, you can relax on the rooftop and watch the sunrise (or set, more likely) over land and sea.

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