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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 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a thoroughly enjoyable weekend with friends in Portsmouth during which time we stayed at Fortitude Cottage. Fortitude Cottage is ideally located for local attractions such as Gunwharf Quay, Portsmouth Historical Dockyard and Southsea and is a very comfortable and well appointed B&B. Maggie and Mike the owners are very accommodating hosts and Mikes breakfasts are something to look... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious, well appointed room in a lovely B&b with very welcoming and informative hosts. Great, central location as well - just follow the millennium trail to the new shopping complex, the harbour side attractions and the historic naval yard which includes the Mary Rose and the Victory.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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140 reviews 140 reviews
19 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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 July 28, 2014

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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216 reviews 216 reviews
21 hotel reviews
569 helpful votes 569 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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switzerland
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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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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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