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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

Little Shoppes on High

Four little shops in one location situated in the heart of Portsmouth.
Little Shoppes on High is a shop full of unique gifts, home decor items, and refurbished furniture curated from a group of local women, who also happen to be the co-owners of the establishment. Here, you will also find a section filled with books authored by local writers for sale. Visit the Navigator table for a special discount coupon to use when you visit Little Shoppes on High.
Address:302 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 805 8705

The Green Bean Cafe

Green Bean Cafe offers a "weird and wonderful" shopping and eating experience at the same time.
Upon walking in, it feels as if you walked into a living room of a person that collects unique knick-knacks. Some of these items are for sale. It's like getting treasure from someone else's treasure box. Dining there is like you have a seat at the table at a tea party in Alice in Wonderland. The menu delights with sandwiches served hot and/or cold with a side of fresh fruits and potato salad.
Address:315 Green Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 393 2070

Legend Brewing Company

Legend Brewing Company is Virginia's oldest craft brewery.
Legend Brewing Company is located a short walk from the hotel. It sits right on the water which provides the perfect scene with a view of the Elizabeth River, whether inside (with ceiling to floor windows) or out, to enjoy an in-house brewed drink and other delicious menu items. They vow to bring you the "finest and freshest" craft brews that rival your favorite mainstream craft brews.
Address:1 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 998 6733
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Children's Museum

A fun learning time for the whole family.
The Children's Museum is the largest children's museum in the state of Virginia. There are many different exhibits of the museum that can be explored. The most popular exhibit is the Bubbles exhibit, where children can make bubbles of various sizes and shapes; a Market area, where visitors learn where the food they eat comes from; a planetarium and more. Admission on Wednesdays is $5 from 1-5 PM.
Address:221 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 393 5258

Stellar Wine Co.

A nice laid-back scene to enjoy the best wines, meats, and cheeses in Olde Towne Portsmouth.
With over 20 years in the wine industry, owner and operator Mandy Tamplin is a very well connected wine professional. She has worked in wine markets in Washington, DC and the Carolinas. Originally from the Hampton Roads area, she chose to share her passion for wine with those in her hometown. Her winery offers the best wine, meats, and cheeses and she would have it no other way.
Address:425 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 773 2672

Twisted Art and More

A handcrafted and re-purposed marketplace of artistry.
Twisted Art and More is a handcrafted and re-purposed marketplace that started in Suffolk, VA and moved to Olde Towne Portsmouth. This store offers a collection of one-of-a-kind created gifts, home decor, furniture, jewelry, accessories and wonderful art pieces made by local artists in the Hampton Roads and Carolina areas.
Address:304 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 377 9373

Thai Basil

The Only Authentic Thai Food Establishment Found in Portsmouth.
Upon walking through the door it seems as if you have crossed the Pacific Ocean, instead of just walking down the street in Portsmouth. The bright warm colors are captivating, welcoming you into a quaint Thailand themed scene. The food is prepared with only the freshest of ingredients. You can ask the chef to tone down the hotness of the food to suit your taste.
Address:606 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 966 2698
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The Hill House

A museum full of authentic and original artifacts of the family that lived there.
The Hill House is a four-story museum housed in an 1825 English basement home furnished entirely with the belongings of the family that originally lived there. Tours are Saturdays 11 AM-3 PM or by appointment. This popular local attraction is a must-visit for tourists while in the city.
Address:221 North Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 393 0241

Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas

The Food at Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas is soul-stirring.
Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas situated on the busy Court Street is a popular hangout place for people in the neighborhood. Every dish on the menu here is readied by Chef Michael Farrell, who has been named VIP Iron Chef at the Taste of Hampton Roads. Dishes include their delectable New York Cheesecake and Duck Tacos which are a must-try for all. They also offer local draught beers and cocktails.
Address:450 Court Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 332 7222

TCC Visual Arts Center at Olde Towne

Explore different art media of the future at Tidewater Community College Visual Arts Center.
The gallery spaces are open to visitors daily to explore the talents of the school's visual arts students and local professional artists. The gallery will be celebrating their 48th Annual Student Art & Design Exhibition this year. This visual arts center is a must-visit for those with an inclination towards arts.
Address:340 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 822 1888


Experience fresh seafood dishes while seated in a ship-themed dining room.
Upon walking into Lobscouser, you may feel as if you just walked aboard a ship. Lobscouser offers the freshest of seafood dishes ranging from seafood based soups sure to give comfort, decadent crab dip, broiled and seared fish filet, pasta dishes with a seafood twist, salads or your favorite choice of protein. Ask your Navigators about the special discount you receive when you eat at Lobscouser.
Address:337 High Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 397 2728
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Way Back Yonder Antiques

Since 1991, antiques of quality from locals has filled this store for global antique-seeking to behold.
If you walk or drive too fast you will miss the wonder that is Way Back Yonder Antiques. Antiques range in prices from as little as $3 to the most lavish for $1,600. Selections include period furniture, estate jewelry, clocks, glassware, lighting, porcelain, flow blue china, art pottery, sterling, estate lines, oil printing, and print.
Address:462 Washington Street, Portsmouth, 23704
phone:+757 398 2700
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