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Ocean Hotel & Apartments

8-10 St Helens Place | Southsea, Portsmouth PO40RW, England
Ocean Hotel & Apartments
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This review is long overdue. It is not just to say what an amazing location this apartment/hotel in Southsea is blessed with. This review is to thank you for being a wonderful, caring and exceptional team. Chrissie & Dawn have our love and respect for what they accomplished last year. Despite shortage of room being fully booked, they managed to... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Festing Road holiday apartments. We were greeted with what could be called a renovation site. We were told that they would be just painting in the entrance and downstairs apartments. It turned out to be drilling to the ceiling below us. Drilling into stone work was very noisy at 8.50am. We did complain to the manager... More 

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Havant, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a lovely stay for the weekend, staff were very helpful and pleasent.. room was ideal with a lovely seaview. central to evrything. free car park. beach is practically on the door step.. was useful having a lift as we were 3rd floor..reallyy no bad points to this hotel what so ever.. will most definitley be returning to the hotel.... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Then I Found The Ocean Hotel apartments visited twice it was home from home. When they were full was directed to their other apartments The Salisbury at Festing Road this is our third year here. Not high class. It is well equiped clean very good value. 50 yards from bus stop. Hope to keep coming

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked a week's room only accommodation with sea view. When we saw our room we could have cried! The double bed was pushed up against the wall so to get out of it one of us would have had to crawl to the end of the bed or over the other occupant! Not good when you're senior citizens.There was... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Lovely sunny afternoon and our first visit to Southsea. This was the first bar we found along the front and it had with a sunny terrace. The receptionist was extremely warm and friendly. We had a couple of beers and will certainly come back and stay for a weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

the ocean hotel has a close place in my heart, I started going to southsea in the 70's and last with my parents in 1982. I booked the ocean for me and my family the hotel is clean and functional and is perfect for a base as southsea and Portsmouth as so much to do and see the only time... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A very basic hotel with a sea view. Breakfast comes with an added on charge of £5 pp. the breakfast is also continental. The view from the room is very good, but £60 per night without breakfast. Don't think it's fair for someone to pay an additional cost on top for breakfast.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Nice clean hotel very basic room needs an update couldn't find an ironing board no resturant no draft at bar no atmosphere lovely location on sea front but that's the only good thing about it,some staff ok some not very helpful like it was a problem when asked for anythink stay here again if their was no were else

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

stayed at ocean hotel, rooms nice size very clean and amazing view's of over to isle of Wight and over looking solent. towels changed every day for two night stay. chrissy and dawn lovely people made you feel welcome nothing was too much for them. amazing 3days for the price. looking forward to going back in the summer. just want... More 

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Dawn S, Manager at Ocean Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I wanted to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and let us know how happy you were and to say how pleased we are that you enjoyed your stay so much. The team here at the ocean would like to thank you for your visit and look forward to seeing you again in... More 

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