If you don't mind setting up base 19 kilometres away from the center, explore the neighbourhood of Wickham. It's got 3 options available, including Meon Valley Marriott Hotel & Country Club and B+B Wickham - The Old House.
Also, there are a range of places to stay near Winchester Cathedral and Great Hall. The Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel and the 31 Queens Road - B&B are some of the hotels close to Winchester Cathedral. The Loft Winchester and the Wykeham Arms are near Great Hall.
Arrange a guided tour of Winchester City Mill to travel back into the past and find out about the area's fascinating cultural heritage. Try to make a booking well in advance, because the only available option close to this site is Hotel du Vin & Bistro Winchester.
For some alternatives, checkout the Careys Manor & Senspa and the Balmer Lawn Hotel. They are located 30 kilometres and 30 kilometres respectively from the main center. If these don't suit you, try the Solent Hotel and Spa or the Beaulieu Hotel.
The nearby localities of Braishfield and Northington are worth exploring. Braishfield is 11 kilometres to the southwest of Winchester, while Northington is 12 kilometres to the northeast. Hotels and apartments in Braishfield are The White Horse Hotel & Brasserie and The Cromwell Arms. Northington options are The Woolpack Country Inn and The Northbrook Arms.
Can't live without sport? Enjoy your obsession by visiting Rose Bowl Cricket Ground, which can be found to the south of Winchester. The Macdonald Botley Park Hotel & Spa and the Botleigh Grange Hotel are near the action.
Southampton Airport is the nearest preferred airport for accessing Winchester and is 13 kilometres drive from the heart of town. If you choose to stay nearby, try the Holiday Inn Southampton-Eastleigh M3, jct13 or the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Southampton.
Hotels in Winchester start at AU$71 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.