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Fortitude Cottage

Certificate of Excellence
51 Broad St. | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JD, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay - especially well placed for Gun Wharf Quays. We arrived early and Maggie was only too pleased to welcome us and give us a parking pass. Our room was spotlessly clean with some thoughtful extras. Breakfast was excellent. No hesitation in recommending!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Maggie n Mike were fantastic hosts! We stayed in room 8 ( superior double ). What a fantastic room n facility! We had a great time, breakfast was fantastic! Real traditional cook breakfast, but there was also a continental available! Such a choice, it was amazing! Thank you guys for suck a good time!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

My Husband and I spent 1 night, and what can I say, it was wonderful. Maggie and Mike are fantasic hosts they made us feel extremely welcome. We stayed in room 1 which had a view over the harbour. It was spotlessly clean, lovely decor and a very comfy bed. Breakfast was great, a good selection of fresh fruit, cereals... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We booked a three night stay here, having never visited Portsmouth before. What a pleasant surprise! The accommodation was out of this world. We had a very spacious room, fantastic bathroom, very large comfortable bed and excellent décor. We even had a surprise when opening the fridge! (A complimentary bottle of bubbly) The view from the window was so interesting... More 

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Droitwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stayed here for a night before setting off to France and were not disappointed! Having stayed in Portsmouth a few times this is by far the best spot we have found. Clean, comfortable and very welcoming, this place is in a perfect location being only a 5 minute walk to Gunwharf Quay, 10 minute drive to the Cross Channel Ferries... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Lovely B&B in Old Portsmouth Fantastic Location Great views of the Isle of Wight Ferry Terminal / Harbour Delicious Breakfast Beautiful room... Modern, Clean , comfy bed Me and my partner will be returning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Myself and Mrs L decided to have a night away in Pompey, whenever we come here this is where we stay. Had the Penthouse room, great evening was great to have a couple of bottles on the roof. If there was a poached egg section on Masterchef Mike would walk it !!! As always a great welcome Mike & Maggie... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Wonderful little B&B. Mike and Maggie were wonderful host. This B & B is a block from the ocean and walking distance to Historical ships. Our room was very nice. We slept well even though our room was ground floor street level. Breakfast was in a charming room up stairs with everything you could ask for in an English Breakfast.... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

a really smart place to stay, the atmosphere and ambiance was magical. a tranquil heaven of peace but just a stroll from the vibrant portsmouth and gunwarf shopping. the management and staff were charming. great b&b great city.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Fortitude Cottage is a super place to stay in Old Portsmouth - just off the beaten track, but close enough to walk to all the main sights! The rooms are very well-appointed with comfortable beds and more than ample storage. Breakfast leaves nothing to be desired, with a broad choice ranging from a light continental breakfast to a full English... More 

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