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Keppels Head

24 - 26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO13DT, England
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Ranked #26 of 38 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
oceandream75 Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to have a day out with friends in Portsmouth, the hotel appeared to be one thing in the pictures and when we actually got there our jaws dropped as it wasn't at all what we're expecting. My friend's room had stains all over her furniture (bed, chairs and shower curtain. She was by the fire exit stairscase and there... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think the most recent contributors on trip advisor may be related! I checked out yesterday. I will start on a high note. The service is good but not exceptional. The reception staff we great. The wifi is the best away from home . We we're served breakfast after people that sat down after us. Our sausages were undercooked, a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night,as I had a ferry to catch the following morning.First impression on seeing the exterior was not good, but this was allayed by the warm welcome,and clean,cosy room. The hotel has obviously seen better days, but is full of character,and best of all, is located right opposite the Historic Dockyard, perfect for sightseeing. There car... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions weren't good ...lack lustre and tired to be honest. this place could do with a boot up the bum in regards to decor .But hey the staff in this establishment are fun and eager to assist you if you should require it .... The single room was small and very clean ..I had a really good nights sleep... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, in Portsmouth to visit the Historic Dockyard and had read previous reviews. First impressions are mixed. Worst expected but actually quite surprised. It is a "one of kind hotel" and what more can one say .... a Hilton it is not. The exterior is historic (built 1779!) and that transfers to the interior, but not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here two weeks ago. The location is perfect; across the road from the rail and bus stations, five minutes walk to the Gunwharf shopping centre in one direction and five minutes to the entrance of the Harbour attractions. My room had a single bed, a large window and a view over the fire escape. My... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Property full of character and yes the décor is tired but our rooms and linen were very clean, all of the staff were very friendly ,our bed was comfy, reception is staffed all night and the breakfast was delicious ( gluten free and soya milk catered for without previous notification which impressed me). we would use this hotel again.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The room was quite nice but the bathroom had seen better days. This would not be so bad if it looked like an effort had been made. The showerhead was disgusting. The lino had been sliced. There was black on the ceiling which could have been easily sorted. Did not appreciate having to flush the toilet on entering either. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely an old historic B&B directly across from the rail and bus stations and gunwharf quay shopping center. Also it is very close proximity to the Harbor attractions and center town. This B&B must be very hard to maintain and quite costly to do so. Yes there are areas of paint and wallpaper peeling and chipped walls, but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR STAY AWAY FROM THIS HOTEL !!!!!!!!!! Its the worst place in the world. The rooms are terrible. The carpets are so old they are threadbare. The curtains are filthy. The bathroom is as old as the building. The ceiling had water stains from an old leek. THIS PLACE SHOULD HAVE A HEALTH WARNING !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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