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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
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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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757 Crave

Dining on the harbor.
Enjoy a variety of American dishes with waterfront seating overlooking the beautiful Elizabeth River. Features live music on the weekends from various local artists.
Address:10 Crawford Parkway, Portsmouth, 23464
phone:+757.966.7919
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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!
Address:702 high st, Portsmouth, 23704
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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
phone:+1 757 399 4010
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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
phone:+1 757 399 1001
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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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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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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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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
Paint Nite

Paint Nite

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends...

Paint Nite is invading bars and restaurants near you with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting. We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time. Join Jackie in painting "Owl Friend" with us!

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

Chris Shaw LIVE

Come and hear the music stylings of singer-songwriter Chris Shaw as he performs cover songs and some originals.

Come and hear the music stylings of singer-songwriter Chris Shaw as he performs cover songs and some originals.

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

Marty C. Moore LIVE

Come and hear the music stylings of locally-known singer-songwriter Marty C. Moore as he performs cover songs and some originals.

Come and hear the music stylings of locally-known singer-songwriter Marty C. Moore as he performs cover songs and some originals.

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