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Fortitude Cottage

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   51 Broad St. | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JD, England
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Ranked #2 of 36 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
SteveTL Salt Lake City, Utah
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Salt Lake City, Utah
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mike and Maggie were very helpful and accommodating, as we had to leave bags there very early the day we checked in. Wonderful separate room with bath. Great location by water and easy to walk to historic navy museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mike and Maggie were very welcoming and knowledgeable of the local area we had a ground floor room which was very cool during a hot spell, our room did have air con - but wasn't needed. The room was big and clean with a big wardrobe and tea and coffee making facilities, the bathroom was bigger than in any hotel... More

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
19 hotel reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a regular traveller I enjoy the opportunity to experience the delights of the b and b's in the area. I felt very unwelcome by the levels of handwritten and typed out notes of don't do this and don't do that throughout the house. There was even a note on the door telling the paying guest not to leave the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a two night stay at the Fortitude and cannot praise it highly enough. From the moment we arrived to leaving the welcome was warm and nothing was too much trouble. No need to consider anywhere else when visiting that part of the country again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
567 helpful votes 567 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming, friendly and helpful hosts. Super location (very easy to find with my satnav) and good car parking close at hand. Spotlessly clean 1st-floor room with aircon and tea & coffee facilities. Splendid breakfast. We were visiting Portsmouth for the first time and found this an ideal location. Maybe not as cheap as some other B&Bs, but 'you get what... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

'Our third trip to Fortitude Cottage and once again everything was perfect. This b&b cannot be bettered. Spotlessly clean, excellent breakfast, and lucky for us beautiful weather. We had the penthouse this time and the sunset views whilst sitting on the roof area with a glass of fizz were lovely . Sat up there at 8.00am the next day in... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Fabulous location, superb room which was absolutely spotless and a great breakfast. Very helpful hosts! We spent the day in the historic ship yard, well worth the £28 all in ticket and enjoyed a great meal in The Still and West watching the ships go by.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was our first time in Portsmouth and although I have to admit that it was not very easy to find the "Fortitude" we could not find a better place to stay. We had a marvellous and spacious superior double room with harbour view (i.e. rather high priced) and the breakfast was delicious. It is a good place to stay... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Having just returned from our 2 night stay at Fortitude Cottage I can't wait to go again. We had room 3 on the ground floor, be warned it's very beju! but we didn't mind as it was only for 2 nights and the room is so well put together it has everything you need to a high standard. Great brekkie... More

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chelmsford uk
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This may be the 4th or 5th time we have stayed here, the cleanliness, friendly service, comfortable rooms and of course the delicious breakfast. It is within walking distance of Gun Whalf which has an abundance of restaurants and outlet shops and of course a small harbour with boat trips. You are only steps away from Spice Island where there... More

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Address: 51 Broad St. | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Fortitude Cottage 4*
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Location, Location, Location.....This bed & breakfast is one of the most ideally located as all the attractions of Portsmouth and Southsea are within walking distance such as maritime England on your doorstep, with the ships, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS Mary Rose, all the Royal Naval museums and the Royal Marines museum. Other attractions include Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower, Southsea Castle and Charles Dickens birthplace. The Round Tower, Square Tower, Fort Nelson, Submarine Museum and Portchester Castle. ... more   less 
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