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    Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

    425 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3801
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    Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

    This place is a DUMP!!!! I was there for a conference and was disgusted by the state of the public space. There was a serious lack of attention to detail, dusty furniture filthy, I mean FILTHY, bathrooms. The Ladies Room was in disrepair and had...More

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    Response from GuestServicesMegan, Guest Relations Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront HotelResponded 4 May 2016

    Dear JBClark, Thank you for sharing your comments. I can assure you that our housekeeping staff cleans every day with attention to detail. I apologize that you found the public areas unclean.

    Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

    The waterfront adjacent to Old Portsmouth is lovely. The public spaces of the hotel are very attractive. The food in the restaurant us very good. The only drawbacks were with the bathroom. Water temperature was difficult to adjust and the tub and sink drains were...More

    Thank Patsy D
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront HotelResponded 6 April 2016

    Thank you so much for sharing. I have shared your water temperature concerns with our engineering team. They are inspecting the boiler as we speak

    Reviewed 30 March 2016

    We were in tidewater for a race held locally. I was extremely surprised at finding such a nice hotel in a quiet waterfront setting. I think most previous guests have been keeping this their own little secret, as this is a perfect spot. Easy to...More

    Thank Steven C
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront HotelResponded 31 March 2016

    Welcome to the travelers secret getaway!! Many people tell us we are Portsmouth best kept secret. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us!!! Now that you have a new getaway, we look forward to seeing you again soon!!

    Reviewed 30 March 2016

    Overall, a beautiful reasonably priced hotel for long or short vacations in the area. Not close to the beach (~20+ min drive), so would not recommend for VA beach vacations. My family lives in the Norfolk/Portsmouth area, so I tend to stay at the Renaissance...More

    2  Thank n_wardiv
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront HotelResponded 31 March 2016

    What a wonderful morning read!! Our staff truly prides themselves in providing stellar service. I promise to share this review with them and make their morning as enjoyable as you made mine by reading this!!!

    Reviewed 29 March 2016

    This hotel was clean and quiet, even when full of conventioneers. The staff was friendly and helpful and the food excellent. I loved being right on the river within walking distance to restaurants. The beds were really comfortable.

    Thank travelingJWA
    Response from Darnell S, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront HotelResponded 31 March 2016

    Thank you for sharing!! I am also a big fan of the hotel beds. Perfect after a long day of traveling. Look forward to seeing you again!!

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    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$123 - US$294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 249
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    Xinhua F
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    Response from Judi R | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure...we drive from southern Maryland to Portsmouth Va.
    23 June 2017|
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    Response from marianne426 | Reviewed this property |
    I would say yes, it is safe, we walked at night and never felt threatened.
    15 January 2017|
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    "Stay on a high floor and ask look at the water because the view is beautiful"
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    "The higher the rooms the better view of the ships and the harbor."
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    "Great view. Walking distance to old town Portsmouth"
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