Solent Forts - Spitbank Fort



Canal side, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3FH

Tel: 02392 809767

Solent Forts - Spitbank Fort


Spitbank Fort is our 5 star boutique hotel venue with eight bedroom suites. This private island experience is ideal for couples, a group of friends or corporate use. Our overnight stay package includes a champagne reception, a luxury buffet lunch, a five course dinner and a full English breakfast.

During your visit you will also be able to sample the delights of our Victory bar, hot pool, sauna, sunbathing on the roof deck and join our guided tour of the fort.

The scene is set for a fabulous stay over with your friends, family or colleagues and with no neighbours to worry about, you can celebrate into the small hours as you make our fort your own.



  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - No children allowed

Establishment Features

  • Adults only
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Ferry inclusive/ferries can be arranged
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Night porter
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Wireless Internet Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing
  • Games room
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - A hot tub
  • Sauna

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking - At Gunwharf Quays
  • Railway station within walking distance - Five minute walk to our Port Office

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Seafront - We are a fort in the sea off the coast off Portsmouth

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all bedrooms - Digital TV
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms - Wi Fi
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Sea View all rooms
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Smoking bedrooms available
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Short breaks available
  • Special provisions for cyclists - Gunwharf Quay bike lock-ups

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply


Map & Directions

Road Directions

CAR - On arrival in Portsmouth follow the brown signs for the ‘Historic Waterfront’ that leads you straight to Gunwharf Quays. We suggest parking in ‘Zone A’ before taking a short walk to our Port Office at Gunwharf Quays. From here board your boat transfer for a short ride across the Solent. Sat Nav postcode for Car Park: PO1 3TZ. Overnight guests staying on the Fort will receive a discount when parking at Gunwharf Quays. Please ask the Port Office for more details.

Public Transport Directions

TRAIN - Portsmouth Harbour is the nearest station connecting directly to London Waterloo and London Victoria. Journey times are from just 1 hour 30 minutes. From Portsmouth Harbour station it’s only a 5 minute walk to our Port Office at Gunwharf Quays. From here board your boat to Spitbank Fort.

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