Southampton's newest hotel has been awarded five-star status.

Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa, which opened in October at Ocean Village Marina has achieved the AA rating making it Southampton’s only five star hotel.

Mike Warren, managing director of Harbour Hotels said: “We are absolutely thrilled to have achieved this recognition from the AA in such a short period of time post opening. It is testament to the efforts of the team led by Simon Maguire, the general manager, to deliver exceptional product and service to all of our guests and visitors."

In addition to its 85 rooms, the £25m has a restaurant, spa and a rooftop overlooking the marina.