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The Ferryman Guesthouse

16 Victoria Road South | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2BZ, England
The Ferryman Guesthouse
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just looking for somewhere reasonable to stay that was comfortable but cheap, rather than as a holiday destination. For our purpose, it was great. The breakfast was great and served in a nice room. I wouldn't choose to come here on holiday (I'd rather stay in self catering or a holiday than a B&B on holiday personally).

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Cinderford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Ferryman is a lovely Art Deco guesthouse that offers great value for money. The room was clean and perfectly acceptable. Breakfast was ok but the service was a let down. The breakfast cook was very abrupt and we felt we were causing her hassle by being there!!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Me and my family stayed in the Ferryman over the Easter bank holiday weekend. The owner of the hotel was very polite and helpful and also very friendly. The rooms were comfortable and I had a room that was recently refurbished with a brand new shower. The breakfast was included and was very nice, there was a lot of variety... More 

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Latsia, Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Nice location, near Kings theater, pubs and restaurants. Short walking distance to Gunwarf and city center. Liked the breakfast very much. Rooms big and clean. Helpful staff. Stayed for a week. Pleasant stay overall!

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Francphile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Ferryman is quite a quirky b and b – outside isn’t very prepossessing and the reception area carpets have seen better days, but James is very welcoming and helpful, and our room was fine . It was large, clean and well equipped, with a lovely art deco suite. The shower was really good, and the towels were plentiful. Breakfast... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I have to stay here for a night since it's close to my house in Portsmouth due to parents coming to visit. Honestly i thought this Guest House will be small, cramp and dirty. But it was surprisingly good, well maintained, organized and customer friendly. The owner lives just downstairs which makes it more welcoming for their customer. The room... More 

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Chatillon, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Clean B&B, but a bit expensive. Excellent location, breakfast needs to be improved: cheap and very oily. Good choice for one night with a family. We love the lady in the breakfast room: very nice and helpful.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed at the Ferryman the night before our sailing to Santander. James, the owner, warmly welcomed us and gave us tips on where to go for sightseeing and dinner in the area. Our room was a family room and was spacious for all 5 of us to get a good nights sleep. We had a sink in the room... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

The ferryman is a friendly and helpful guest house breakfast was great . They had a wonderful walk in shower and art novo furniture.We had a nice time watching the runners run and run and run and run and run and run and rune and run.

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Stayed here for a week it was a ok! hotel. welcome was nice and plentiful. Breakfast was descent. the furniture was a little dated. Nice selection of coffee, hot chocolate and tea in our room. Cleaner did come in every morning.

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