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The Ferryman Guesthouse

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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   16 Victoria Road South | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2BZ, England
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The Ferryman Guesthouse
Ranked #17 of 36 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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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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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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
1 review
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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Cwmbran, Wales, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2011

great b&b clean and tidy great showers good breakfast nice big tv left to your own devices .relaxing

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2011

The title says it all. For tourists (we were), this is REALLY far from the harbour, rail station and downtown Portsmouth. The breakfast was far below the average B&B breakfast. Service was good. Our room was very very large and spotless. As it is far from the city centre, can't complain about the noise, it was a good night of... More

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Address: 16 Victoria Road South | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2BZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Ferryman Guesthouse 3*

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