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Keppels Head

24 - 26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO13DT, England
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Ranked #22 of 36 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
David H Mansfield, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here with friends as we were down in Portsmouth for the Football. The hotel is very welcoming and friendly with large clean rooms and a good breakfast in the morning. This is a fantastic old building , high ceilings with ornate boarders the only down side is it is in desperate need of some TLC the halls/corridors need... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated between Gun Wharf and The Royal Navy Museum the hotel is in the best possible location for a short break in Portsmouth. The staff are helpful, the linen is crisp and clean and the breakfasts good. In every other respect the Hotel is tired and scruffy. A major refurbishment is years overdue. We compiled a list of the most... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very tired and the decor dated but what a lovely building it is. It's very convenient from the train station and Gunwharf keys ( minutes to walk). The staff could not have been more helpful and the rooms were clean. If you ignore the views of the bus station and concentrate on the Spinnaker tower and historic... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, myself and our friend stayed here for three nights in September 2014. On the negative side, the hotel itself is scruffy, dated and worn both inside and out! Everything was either faded, fraying, peeling, or cracking! I think it was built in the 18th Century and I doubt it's been refurbished since then either! The place creaked and... More

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's still tired and faded but there's something that makes me want to come back. The staff are pleasant, the rooms are large (although in need of re refurbishment) and bed linen fresh and clean. If you are fortunate to have one of the front rooms and can ignore the bus station immediately in front of the hotel, there is... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed in the Keppels Head over the weekend to visit my partner who is based in Portsmouth. I would stay in this hotel again in a heart beat! We paid £69 per night for a double room with breakfast included... after being quoted £245 per night for the Holiday Inn Express (room only) we thought this was a bargain!... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It has to be said : this hotel / B&B is in need of a very big refurbishment. It will attract some poor reviews on account of being frayed at some of its edges and lacking the pristine finishes that so many people expect wherever they go. The location is brilliant and the staff and catering are very acceptable. The... More

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The only good thing about this hotel was its location - 5 minutes walk from all the ships and museums on the harbour front. It was a 10 minute walk to the Designer shopping outlet and lots of really nice restaurants and cafes. I would not recommend the hotel to anyone. Our room, 34, had a bed with a badly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Five minutes or less from your room are the Hisoric Dockyards, Railway Station, Isle of Wight Ferrirs, Trendy shops and dinning, old style pub and food and much more. The hotel is older with a classic manual sliding door lift that adds to thr charm, there is not evening dinning just breakfast. Rooms are basic and Wifi is only available... More

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Melbourne, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was dreading this hotel after reading all the reviews but it is fine as I sit in our room looking at the old ship, The warrior, across the road, with the window open. Agree with everyone else about the condition of the hotel but it is convenient if you are relying on public transport and so close to everything.... More

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Address: 24 - 26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO13DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 27
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