The Royal Pier Hotel, Southsea, between the wars
The Royal Pier Hotel, Southsea, between the wars

9 great old images of the Royal Pier Hotel in Southsea

Now Rees Hall and owned by the University of Portsmouth, the building has seen quite a few changes over the years.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 12:05 pm

The University of Portsmouth has been offering it as student halls of residence, and during the summer bed and breakfast accommodation.

The Rees Hall we see today is a period-style building that was built in 1996, it has many similar features to the Victorian hotel that previously stood on the site. The building has a blue plaque that commemorates the site where Charles Dickens stayed on his final visit to Portsmouth, where he was born,

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