Cruise information

Southampton has become the main cruise terminal for many of the major cruising companies, with over 240 cruise liners docking each year. The popularity of the cruising industry is set to increase over the coming years.

The Glenmore is currently taking bookings from guests who are booking cruise liner holidays and to assist them, we have included this page to answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

Travelling to the cruise terminals from the Glenmore.

The cruise terminals are only approximately one mile away, taxis are both frequent and reliable and can be easily booked for you whilst you are here with us. The cost of a taxi is approx £5.00 to £7.00.

Travelling to Southampton by Car and Car Parking.

Please consult the map on our home page to find information on how to locate us via the M3 and M27 motorways. If you are finding it hard to locate us please call us and we will be only to happy to help you. Whilst we do have sufficient parking spaces for you during your stay with us, unfortunately we do not have sufficient parking spaces to keep your car for you whilst you are cruising but you may wish to book onsite parking directly at the docks please visit

National Express.

When you arrive at the coach station (Harbour parade) in Southampton there is a taxi rank directly outside. A taxi to bring you to us will cost approx £4.00 to £5.00.

National Rail enquiries.

When you arrive at Southampton Central train station there is a taxi rank directly outside. The cost of a taxi to bring you to us is approx £3.00 to £4.00 or if you do not have too much luggage or would enjoy the walk, we are approx 5 to 10 mins walking distance away.

Services at the cruise terminals.

We have included some relevant links to help show the facilities and amenities at the cruise terminals.

The Queen Elizabeth II Terminal
The City Cruise Terminal.
The Mayflower Cruise Terminal.

Our Check in & out times.

Our earliest check in time is 11.30am to allow for the room to have been cleaned from the night before but should you arrive earlier we are happy for you to wait in our comfy lounge till your room is ready.

Our check out time is 10.30am in the morning but we fully understand that you may not be able to join your cruise liner until some time later, so we are happy for you to wait in our comfy lounge till you are ready to board your cruise or you may wish to finish exploring Southampton city centre and leave your luggage with us securely locked away until you are ready to join your cruise and should you require a taxi to one of the terminals we will be happy to book this for you.

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