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The Ferryman Guesthouse

16 Victoria Road South | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2BZ, England
The Ferryman Guesthouse
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  • 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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nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had three nights stay here and found it very comfortable. Beds and room very clean and en suite seemed quite new. Room seemed to be newly decorated. Good location for main streets of Southsea. Whilst the breakfast quality was good there was one only negative. Very nice friendly lady who served and cooked the breakfast but the cooked meal was... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Having made an error in booking dates I was left with a last minute need to find a room for 3. I received an email response very softly from James and soon had the weekend back on track! We had a family room for 3 with an en suite bathroom. It was clean, tidy and warm on a brisk weekend.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very happy with this short notice choice of B&B. We had a family room, plenty of room for three of us. Good choice of breakfast. Will consider returning, when in Portsmouth again. Parking is a bit of a challenge, but furthest I parked away was only a couple of minutes walk. Lots of stairs, so some people may find difficult... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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