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24 - 26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO13DT, England
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Keppels Head
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Ranked #25 of 37 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed here a couple of times. Yes - it is faded and frayed around the edges but the rooms are clean, (sometimes a bit dusty but its an old building,) the staff are friendly, the position is superb and value for money is excellent. Our 1960s avocado bathroom suite has seen better days but was spotlessly clean, as... More 

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Bentham, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

great location, secure parking , nice people warm room , great breakfast couldn't do enough ! This is a good hotel with all the basics covered nicely! The hotel could benefit from a decoration makeover but the price reflected this !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the Keppels Head in advance for 1 night whilst on business in Portsmouth. On arrival the reception area looked ok but on arrival at my room with a view over the Bus station........words cannot describe the disappointment. I have stayed in dozens of hotels over the last few years and this was by far the worst!! The décor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I always used to stay at the Holiday Express on the gun wharf but a couple of years ago we thought we would try The Keppels Head just to see what it was like. Well what a find. Yes the rooms are dated but what a great place. We always ask to stay in the large rooms... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel could not be in a better location if you are arriving at Portsmouth Harbour station. It is close to Gunwharf Quays and the Dockyard, and right opposite the train and bus stations. We knew when we booked it that we would find it a bit frayed at the edges - and it most certainly is. But we like... More 

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick and easy check-in with friendly staff. Great location just a minute from the historical naval base and Gun Warfe Quay. Room spacious with comfy bed. Good views from room overlooking The Solent, Spinnaker Tower and HMS Warrior. Room very hot and had to turn heating down. Room and hotel clean but could do with a little bit of a... More 

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midlands england
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

In need of a very desperate make over the hotel inspector would have a field day with this 1 we found it dirty it's a shame because the rooms are very big they could be lovely with a revamp first impression was not good at the front door the glass all dirty and it just got worse as we went... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Perfect location if you want easy access to Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower and Dockyard. Bit noisy as it's just across the road from the main bus station and rail station. Very dated but clean and breakfast was great. Don't stay here if you want "boutique " standard, this is just a basic hotel, friendly staff, good breakfast and location make... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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78 reviews 78 reviews
13 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were travelling on the early ferry out to Santander and didn't fancy the early morning drive down from Derbyshire. Travelling with the dog it limited our choice a bit so despite the varied reviews we opted for this budget hotel. We read the reviews so adjusted our expectations accordingly. Ok, so it is very tired and in need of... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews 147 reviews
33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed here recently rather than travel home as was feeling poorly. The hotel staff at reception were very friendly and pleasant and helped us check-in in a fast and efficient manner. The rooms are large and basic but for the price great value for money. The only downside was someone was hoovering early, around 6am somewhere near my door which... 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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