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Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

Enjoy your stay in Virginia in true Renaissance style at our stunning Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel. Our picturesque harborside location is matched by tasteful modern interiors and spacious, comfortable guest rooms. Above the rooms, you’ll find our sumptuous 24,000-square-foot Portsmouth Ballroom, with a lavish terrace overlooking the harbor and riverside walkways. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy a drink before heading to our signature Foggy Point Bar and Grill for a delicious dinner. Our Navigator Darnell can help make the most of your stay in Portsmouth, whether you want to visit the Norfolk Naval Base, take a walk by the river or enjoy one of the many bars and restaurants in this charming Virginia locale.


Artisans Bakery Cafe

This European bakery focuses on serving the freshest baguettes, pastries and salads. Locals vouch for the sandwiches and soups here.
Baking fresh European treats, Artisans Bakery Cafe is a popular local bakery and cafe in Virginia. Situated inside a historic Victorian home in Portsmouth, the cafe has a wood fired oven which bakes mouthwatering European treats like baguettes, cakes, tortes, pastries and other breads. They also serve various hand-crafted salads and soups which are favorites among the locals. The cafe also provides catering services for any event or celebration.
Address: 711 Washington Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 396 6313
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.7 mi
food / 0.7 mi

Krush

Chef Eric's preparation from Southern cuisine is a sellout here. Standard fares like Cajun shrimps and fried chicken are loved by all.
Defined as a Southern Bistro, Krush is a restaurant and martini lounge in Downtown, Portsmouth. Krush's menu has a wide range of affordable dishes inspired by traditional southern cuisine. Manned by chef Eric Brinkley, their cuisine also flirts with soul food. Some of the crowd favorites are chicken and waffles, fried catfish and Cajun Shrimp and grits. Their drink menu is refreshing with some dashing cocktails and martinis.
Address: 515 Washington Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 337 0000
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.6 mi
food / 0.6 mi

Stove

Chef Sydney Meers' passion for cooking translates into the signature neo-southern cuisine here. A unique culinary treat awaits.
Brainchild of Chef Sydney Meers, Stove is quaint little restaurant in Portsmouth, Virginia. The menu at Stove is an eccentric neo-southern style of cuisine with a dash of Mississippi influences. They serve great fish dishes along with occasional meat and pork dishes during the autumn and winter seasons. The restaurant supports local farmers and uses produce from nearby farms and fisherman. One can enjoy a delightful meal at this 30-seat restaurant, and enjoy the casual ambience and the quirky artwork created by the chef himself.
Address: 2622 Detroit Street, Portsmouth, 23707, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 397 0900
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 2.9 mi
food / 2.9 mi

Longboards Hawaiian Bar & Grill

Looking for a late-night hangout? Visit this place to experience the casual Hawaiian ambiance, sumptuous martinis and grilled food.
A place for a casual yet fun time, Longboards Hawaiin Bar & Grill is one of the newest concept by restaurateurs Vince Ranhorn and Todd Leutner. A cool surfer vibe, this place offers an island cuisine with tropical flair. The food here is simple but good and at a very reasonable price. A great ambiance, low prices, tropical drinks and martinis, an extensive collection of wines and beers, and to enjoy it all with some amazing live music; that's the way at Longboards.
Address: 440 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 399 4010
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
drink / 0.4 mi

Thumpers Old Towne Bar and Grille

This bar is different from the rest of the hangouts. Splendid Cajun food and an excellent bar ambiance make this a great venue for a party.
This place is considered a great late-night hangout. The specialty of this bar is its Cajun food - dishes like fried gator bites, red beans and rice, seafood gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish pasta are sure to satisfy any appetite. Between food and drinks, be sure to pick up a game of pool with the locals. The venue can also be used for events and private parties.
Address: 600 Court Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 399 1001
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
drink / 0.4 mi

The Coffee Shoppe

Craving smoothies and coffee? Refreshing treats like the Wild Berry Smoothie and the Fireside Mocha await you. Tantalizing indeed!
Want to relax at a cafe in the company of soothing music, delectable desserts and an incredible cup of joe? The Coffee Shoppe is just the place to be. The coconut cream pie latte, strawberry frappe, and iced green tea are a few of the amazing drinks made at this hometown favorite. They also offer free WiFi and accept major credit cards.
Address: 300 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 391 9191
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.3 mi
drink / 0.3 mi

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Housed in a former courthouse, you can rely on this place for artistic gratification. It gives you a vivid view of the city's creativity.
A treat for the artsy, the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center is a place worth visiting. They play host to a number of events at their gallery, museum and courtyard. From musical and dance performances to paintings, clay and photography exhibitions and events, this place is always buzzing. Though the interior is always busy with events, the architecture of the Center is worth seeing as well.
Address: 400 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 393 8543
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.4 mi
see / 0.4 mi

Jewish Museum & Cultural Center

Formerly a synagogue, the Colonial-Revival architecture makes it worth a visit. An 18th-century Torah Scroll is housed here.
Formerly a Synagogue, the Jewish Museum & Cultural Center is definitely a place worth visiting. The Colonial-Revival is a beautiful site to see, in addition to the eighteenth-century Torah Scroll. The center plays host to a number of dance, music, painting and photography events. Visit the center to learn more about Jewish life and culture.
Address: 607 Effingham Street, Portsmouth, 23707, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 391 9266
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.8 mi
see / 0.8 mi

Lightship Portsmouth Museum

Designated as a National Historic Landmark, this ship allows you to explore its quarters as they once were. A fitting tribute to the past.
Designated as the National Historic Landmark, Lightship Portsmouth Museum is a replica of the original. It allows you explore its history through artifacts, uniforms, photographs and models. They organize a number of events and exhibitions throughout the year. A tribute to the past, a visit to the Lightship is definitely worth it.
Address: Water Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 393 5111
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.1 mi
see / 0.1 mi

Posh Retro

For those looking to stock their wardrobes with vintage clothing, this one has it all. A great place to splurge on apparel and accessories.
If you love the vintage look, this is one place you will not want to miss. The vintage styles combined with the modern looks give you a whole new experience. The upscale boutique operates by appointment only for part of the week and at selected hours the rest of the week. Along with great pieces of clothing, they also have some exciting accessories to offer.
Address: 2624 Detroit Street, Portsmouth, 23707, VA, United States
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 2.9 mi
shop / 2.9 mi

Way Back Yonder Antiques

Since 1991, collectors have flocked to this shop for its treasures. From prints to silverware, it has an absorbing range of antiques.
As the name suggests, this place is ideal for great antique pieces. The collection of the valuables is simply unimaginable. You will find everything from antique furniture, silver, glass and jewelry to rugs, paintings, clocks, estate linens and prints. You can also shop online through their website, and all major credit cards are accepted.
Address: 620 High Street, Devonshire Square, Olde Towne, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 398 2700
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 0.6 mi
shop / 0.6 mi

Jeannie’s Used Books

With a collection that's close to 150,000 books in 160 categories, Jeannie's guidance makes sure that you are not lost among the shelves.
Operating since 2001, Jeannie's Used Books has a collection of about 150,000 books divided into 160 categories. The variety ranges from technical, fiction and autobiographies, to art, children, business and poetry. They have it all at affordable prices.
Address: 3202 High Street, Portsmouth, 23707, VA, United States
Phone: +1 757 398 3331
Hotel: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Distance: 2.6 mi
shop / 2.6 mi

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  • Fitness Center
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  • Indoor Pool
  • Sailing
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  • Whirlpool