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A27 Farlington Interchange, Portsmouth
(also accessible to traffic on the A2030)

Signposted from the road.



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Single site located at a junction.

A hotel and petrol station on Portsmouth's busy Eastern Road, which also acts as a service area for the A27.


Amenities: Holiday Inn Express Outdoor Space: Farlington Playing Fields; public footpath connections Forecourt: Shell, Select, Deli by Shell, Costa Express, Car Wash, Free Cash Machine

Parking Prices

Short stay customer parking is available for cars at both facilities. No HGV parking is available.

Parking within the Holiday Inn Express car park is free for hotel guests only and you must provide your vehicle registration number to reception in order to receive free parking during your stay.

Chargeable parking is also available and is charged at £2 for up to 2 hours, £3 for up to 8 hours, £4 for up to 12 hours or £5 for 24 hours. Fees can be paid using the pay machine located next to the hotel entrance or via the YourParkingSpace app. These fees are strictly enforced by YourParkingSpace.

Additional longer-term parking is available for vehicles under 2m in height in the adjacent Farlington Playing Fields car park where parking is charged at 50p per hour between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday only. Outside of these times, parking is free.

Fees for parking within Farlington Playing Fields car park can be paid using the pay machines located in the car park or via the RingGo mobile app using location code 1539. These fees are strictly enforced by Portsmouth City Council.

This information is provided to us by third parties. You should always check with staff on site.

Contact Details

🏢 Address:
Holiday Inn Express
Eastern Road

Trivia and History

Brick hotel building with a canopy over the doorway.
The front of the Hilton Hotel, as it was in 2011.

Plans for a hotel here were first put forward in 1979, to be built on the sports ground next to the new A27. A joint plan between Shell and Ladbroke was later made in 1985, who owned the Hilton National brand, and this was eventually built. The filling station was the first to open on the site, with the hotel opening shortly afterwards. The design included space for a 40-bed extension at the back which was never utilised.

Hilton National became Hilton in 2000. In 2015 it became a Holiday Inn, promoted under the name 'Portsmouth Park Hotel'. A few months later a £5 million refurbishment project began, and it became a Holiday Inn Express. The hotel was given a new entrance with the old driveway removed. The tennis courts later closed.

Holiday Inn received planning permission in 2016 to build a KFC Drive Thru and a Costa Drive Thru in the overflow car park. Shell later received planning permission to demolish and rebuild their forecourt in 2021.


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