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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

'Absolutely amazing and wonderful place to stay. Rooms are spotlessly clean and all the facilities you could need including reliable wifi. Breakfast fantastic with so much choice and cooked to perfection. Hosts Maggie and Mike were so warm and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. Weather wasn't very nice when we were in Portsmouth but having such a warm... More 

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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