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St. Margaret's Lodge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   3 Craneswater Gate, Portsmouth PO4 0NZ, England
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Ranked #18 of 37 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a harmless place. The whole place is a little dated, but spotlessly clean. We stayed in Room 1, which was a lovely large room at the front of the building. Nice sofa made it extra comfy and great that you had somewhere else to sit other than the bed to watch tv or read. Close to the sea, but... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a little dubious about the B&B, some bad reviews here but I was late booking and this was the only one I could find with rooms. Only seems to be parking for 3 cars but we got a space, on arrival met by the manager who was pleasant, gave us our key and offered help on local facilities... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We arrived over an hour before we could officially have the room but the owner was kind enough to let us have it room early. The room was very pretty and comfortable. The towels were soft and fluffy and the bathroom had a double sink, a separate bath and shower and was spacious and spotless. Location excellent, near all the... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have just come back from a wonderful stay at St Margarets Lodge in Portsmouth. The staff were lovely and could not do enough for you.Danny the owner gave us some advice about parking restrictions in the area so that we do not get fined as well as giving us advice on the buses and local attractions . The breakfast... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
44 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed here a couple of nights, and this place has a "home away from home" feel to it. The staff are very friendly, and very knowledgeable about Portsmouth. Staff helpful in general as I had a cold when I stayed, and they gave me some medicine which sorted me out. Comfortable rooms, and a very good cooked breakfast in... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We work in Portsmouth quite often so we have stayed in quite a few hotels, at this time of year you can have trouble finding accommodation, my husband found St Margaret's Lodge on the internet which had gave it a good review. Arrived Sunday night and was met by the owner. Our room was classed as a superior room, we... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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34 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The St. Margaret's Lodge is more a small hotel than a B&B. It is located in a lovely area of Portsmouth with close access to public buses (the number 1 runs to the Portsmouth Dock Area) and within walking distance of restaurants & pubs. The hotel has various room sizes (we looked in quite a few after people had checked... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a 3 night trip to Southsea to visit the historic dockyard and Isle of Wight. St. Margaret's Lodge was a perfect base. Close to the seafront and very well serviced by the No.1 bus every 10 minutes to the dockyard and other parts of Portsmouth. We had room 16 which was excellent. Top floor up 2 flights of... More 

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norwich norfolk
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Nice very clean good size twin bedroom and good bathroom.The only thing which was a let down was the beds they were worn out very uncomfortable, could not sleep very well. would come again if the beds were renewed.

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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Quiet hotel, very well operating base for visit to Portsmouth. Parking for 3 cars on the drive, further free parking in the quiet neighbourhood. We had the bad luck to book the room after a secret nicotine addict had inhabited the room and the penetrant stench of smoke was still strongly present in the bathroom. The owner had tried everything... More 

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Address: 3 Craneswater Gate, Portsmouth PO4 0NZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — St. Margaret's Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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