Where to stay

Choose from a wide variety of accommodation in the heart of Winchester's city centre and in the surrounding Hampshire countryside – there’s something to suit all tastes.

Looking for accommodation in Winchester?

Whatever your budget and whatever your style you're sure to find accommodation to suit you in Winchester or the surrounding countryside. 

Our website showcases hotels, B&Bs, guest houses, cottages, apartments, holiday parks, campsites and plenty more for great ideas on where to stay in Winchester. 

Choose from 5 star 17th century country houses located in tranquil havens, city centre spa hotels or elegant and cosy B&Bs. Why not try out one of our self catering properties and base yourself in a woodland cabin in the heart of Hampshire's countryside and combine a trip to the city with a few days exploring the surrounding market towns and villages of Bishop's Waltham, Alresford and Wickham?  

Spend a night under the stars and get closer to nature at one of our fully-equipped campsites. You can even upgrade to a 'Glamping pod' complete with it's own king-size bed.

Our website also features hotels, B&Bs, camping and self catering properties in the Hampshire area of the South Downs National Park.

Ratings you can trust

All the properties listed on this website are approved by Visit Winchester as they are a recognised member of one of these accreditation schemes:

Visit Englandfull guide to gradings from Visit England website

The AAfull guide to AA gradings from AA website

Local accommodation certification schemes

  • Visit Winchester and the Heart of Hampshire Approved Accommodation scheme
  • Visit Winchester and the Heart of Hampshire Accommodation Charter

If you are an accommodation business and you would like to find out more about our assessment schemes please visit our Local industry pages


In the unlikely event that you find cause for complaint, we strongly advise you to take it up with the accommodation provider at the time of your stay while they have the opportunity to put things right. Complaints can also be directed to the tourist information centre in writing stating at which establishment you stayed, when and the nature of the complaint. We will record and investigate complaints, but please note that we have no statutory control over establishments in their method of operation and cannot become involved in legal or contractual matters.

There are a number of ways in which you can book accommodation for your stay in Winchester.

Contact the establishments direct

Use the contact information provided to contact the business directly and make your booking. Some businesses offer the opportunity to book online, in these instances you will be directed through to the website of the accommodation provider. 

Winchester Tourist Information Centre walk in service

Pop into the tourist information centre and let the team make your booking for you. For a £4 booking fee and 10% commission of the first nights stay the team will contact businesses on your behalf and make a booking for you.

Winchester Tourist Information Centre telephone booking service

Call the team before you visit on 01962 840 500 and for a £5 booking fee and 10% commission of the first nights stay the team make a booking for you. 

We strongly advise that you do book your accommodation prior to your arrival in Winchester to avoid disappointment during busy periods. Check out our What's on pages to find out what is happening in Winchester and the surrounding areas during your visit.


If you are planning a wedding or family occasion in the Winchester district we can assist you and your guests with finding accommodation as well as venues for your event.

Simply provide us with the guest list and the details of your event and we will send your guests a personalised letter, official Winchester visitor guide and list of accommodation closest to the chosen venue. Contact the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

We also have a selection of 'Group friendly' accommodation - just take a look at our search pages and select the 'group friendly' filter.

If you are planning a corporate event take a look at Conference Winchester for a selection of venues in the Winchester district.


Walks & trails

  • History & heritage

    City Walk

    City centre
    Trace the footsteps of King Alfred from his statue in the Broadway to his last known resting place beneath Hyde Abbey Garden
  • View from St Giles' Hill
    History & heritage

    Sunset Walk

    City centre
    A romantic walk through picturesque Winchester
  • Victoria Cross
    History & heritage

    Military Trail

    City centre
    Trace Winchester's military past from the Iron Age to the Nuclear Age.
  • Cyclists on the Viaduct Way
    Arts & culture

    Viaduct Way

    City centre
    Walk or cycle to Winchester's restored historic railway


  • Winchester Cathedral exterior on a sunny day
    History & heritage

    Winchester Cathedral

    City centre
    For over a thousand years, people have come to seek inspiration in this magnificent Cathedral.
  • Winchester City Mill
    History & heritage

    Winchester City Mill & Shop

    City centre
    A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, Winchester city mill is powered by the fast-flowing River Itchen.
  • Things to do

    Marwell Zoo

    Marwell Zoo
    A visit to Marwell Zoo is a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world – and play a big part in helping to save them.
  • Outside the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium at night
    Museums & galleries

    Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

    Around Winchester
    Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium is an under-cover, all-weather visitor attraction.