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Michael A Herzog
Michael A Herzog

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

Enjoy a signature cocktail at the Foggy Point Bar and Grill.

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.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC Fragrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Flat-Screen HDTVs
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sailing
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Whirlpool
  • Mobile check-in
Full hotel details

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
phone:+757 391 9191
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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
phone:+1 757 393 8543
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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.
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
phone:+1 757 393 5111
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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.
Tucked away in a little shop hidden on high street, Way Back Yonder Antiques is ideal for great antique pieces. The collection of the valuables is simply unimaginable from colonial area jewelry to 1970s eyeglasses. You will find everything from antique furniture, silver, glass, and jewelry to rugs, paintings, clocks, estate linens, and prints.
Address:462 Washington Street, Devonshire Square, Olde Towne, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+(757) 398 2700
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Copper and Oak

A distillery and tasting room made by hand with a history etched in the prohibition era and family tradition.
A recent addition to the Olde Towne community these former underwater welders handcraft all their drinks and establishing items. All drink recipes were passed down from multiple generations since the prohibition era specializing in Whiskey, Gin, and Moonshine. Copper and Oak allows guest to tour the distillery and hang out in the tasting room to experience their craft first hand.
Address:739 High Street, Portsmouth, 23701
phone:+757 966 2563
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Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas

Your neighborhood speakeasy.
Reminiscent of the old speakeasies from bygone days, this hidden spot features stucco walls and dim lights with a vintage twist. The ambience makes this a great place for variety of delightful tapas and worldly spirits.
Address:450 Court Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757.332.7222
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Gosport Tavern

A place to mix and mingle with the locals!
Southern-inspired American cuisine plus craft beer and cocktails in a warm spot with maritime accents. Want to hear story of old Portsmouth? This is the place to go! Gosport Tavern's specialty is in bringing in the old school tavern feel with modern day southern cuisines.
Address:702 high st, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+(757) 606 2666

Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmers Market

A Saturday Farmer's Market Center in the Heart of the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center.
The Olde Towne Portsmouth Farmer's Market is a Saturday afternoon shopping extravaganza. More than 20 local vendors sell a variety of local goods here. From free range poultry, baked goodies, freshly-caught seafood to homemade jellies and jams. Local artists will also show off handcrafted jewelry while the Portsmouth Master Gardeners sell plants and give free gardening consultations.
Address:420 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
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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
phone:+1 757 391 9266
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Upcoming events

Miles Mulkey LIVE

Miles Mulkey LIVE

Come discover the many talents of artist Miles Mulkey! From covers to originals, country to reggae, Miles does it all.

Come discover the many talents of artist Miles Mulkey! From covers to originals, country to reggae, Miles does it all.

Portsmouth, VA, USA
Venue: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Address: 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, USA
Phone: +1 757 673 3000
Plant Nite!

Plant Nite!

Not a master gardener?...no problem! Come get your hands dirty! No experience required, join us for a night of digging, planting, and fun! Follow...

Not a master gardener?...no problem! Come get your hands dirty! No experience required, join us for a night of digging, planting, and fun! Follow along while our Party Host guides you step-by-step through the featured project in about 1.5 hours.

We provide all the planting supplies and a good time. Some supplies (I.E planters, succulents, colors of deco) may slightly differ. The photo is an example of what could be made for that event!

Come out early to enjoy a meal before we get started!

Portsmouth, VA, USA
Venue: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Address: 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, USA
Phone: +1 757 673 3000
Smoove Steel

Smoove Steel

Enjoy the warm musical styles of the Caribbean, calypso, reggae, and a touch of top hits. Drift away with the art of pan drums and melodies.

Enjoy the warm musical styles of the Caribbean, calypso, reggae, and a touch of top hits. Drift away with the art of pan drums and melodies.

Portsmouth, VA, USA
Venue: Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
Address: 425 Water Street, Portsmouth, 23704, VA, USA
Phone: +1 757 673 3000