Laundry in Southampton?

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#1
Long Island, New York
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We're on a B2B in August and since it's a total of 3 weeks, I was thinking I would try to do some laundry while we're docked in Southampton. Has anyone does this? If so, where is it; is it self-service or fold; can you leave laundry in machines and like have lunch? Roughly what does it cost?

I would LIKE to do laundry but I do not want to sacrifice sightseeing in Southampton.
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Are there not facilities on your ship? There are on Cunard and P&O
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Atlantic dry cleaners. Their main shop in Bedford Place has coin-op self-service, or staff will put your stuff through washer & dryer & stack it folded & ready to collect a couple of hours later for about £10.80 total
Easily walkable from there to SeaCity museum and city centre shops etc, though with a bag of laundry best to take a cab there from a cruise terminal

http://www.atlantic.uk.net/shirts&laundry3.htm
http://www.atlantic.uk.net/branchlocations.htm

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Originally posted by tartanexile81
Are there not facilities on your ship? There are on Cunard and P&O

Not on Celebrity...they provide laundry service but it's quite pricey so I'd really rather find a laundromat

Originally posted by John Bull
Atlantic dry cleaners. Their main shop in Bedford Place has coin-op self-service, or staff will put your stuff through washer & dryer & stack it folded & ready to collect a couple of hours later for about £10.80 total
Easily walkable from there to SeaCity museum and city centre shops etc, though with a bag of laundry best to take a cab there from a cruise terminal

John: Thank you so much. I have written their name and shop down and will take it with me. We dock at 7 a.m. and sail at 4 so I think I'll have plenty of time and I'll have them wash & dry it for me so I can visit the museum and shops. I'm sure there will be taxis at the pier.

PS: just located laundry on google maps....perfect...it's only 1/2 mile from laundry to museum and 1.5 from pier to laundry....Perfect. Do you suggest a nice little café for lunch or tea and scones?

http://www.atlantic.uk.net/shirts&laundry3.htm
http://www.atlantic.uk.net/branchlocations.htm

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Lots of cafes & eateries & pubs in & just off Bedford Place, but they're mainly fast-food type of places. Most likely to suit is Hallidays, http://halladaystearooms.wixsite.com/halladays at the bottom of Bedford Place between the Civic Centre / Watts Park and the laundry.
(The Civic Centre is the post-war building with the tall white clock-tower, SeaCity museum is attached to it.)

For the full-blown "English Afternoon Tea" experience you'd have to go down to the other end of town to the Grand Café, https://grand-cafe.co.uk/ which is in SouthWestern House near Ocean cruise terminal - it was built as the main railway hotel for liner passengers, including those on Titanic.

Yes, normally plenty of taxis at the cruise terminals

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Thank you again, John....you've been a wonderful help. I located Halliday's and it looks like exactly what I'm looking for...we lived in London and I fell in love with the clotted cream and scones.....now I really can't wait!!
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Costa Rica, Star Flyer,Vantage, Feb. 2011
Russia and Ukraine, Vantage, Aug/Sept. 2012
Panama Canal, Celebrity Infinity, April/May 2013
Columbia & Snake Rivers, ACL , June, 2013
Gateway to the Black Sea, Vantage, June/July 2014
Trans Canada Rail Odyssey ,Vantage, June 2015
Switzerland Rhine & Mozelle, Vantage, August 2015
Southern Caribbean, Celebrity Eclipse, March 2016
Canada-New England, Celebrity Summit, Oct 2016
Caribbean, RCI Grandeur of the Seas, Jan, 2017

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