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The Pier

2 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights and overall we were very impressed. We were greeted with a very warm and friendly welcome and were taken care of very nicely. My husband and I stayed here with my grandson. Since there were only rooms for two people there was going to be an issue, due to being three of us. However,... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very very nice b&b gill was very welcoming showed us our room and then made us a lovely cup of tea the rooms are very clean and bed was very comfy the pier b&b is located central to everything just a short walk away southsea right nex door gunwarf quay very nice good dock cruse round the naval ships also... More

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Martock, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gill is a wonderful hostess, very welcoming and helpful. The breakfasts were excellent, with plenty of choice. We stayed in room five on the top floor, it was a lovely room but as one or two others commented there are 3 flights of stairs and this room is at the front so we were aware of the road noise, particularly... More

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Gill W, Owner at The Pier, responded to this review

Hi Janet, and thank you for the review, I have had the plumber back, he has adjusted the flow and we are looking into having a pump put on the mains, just one other thing I only have the ground floor with the dining room/lounge with two more floors with 'only two' staircases, someone else wrote saying 3 staircases and... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were pleased to have found such comfortable accommodation at short notice and to be only 10 minutes walk from Clarence Pier, the start of many interesting sights to visits. The room was spotlessly clean, and large enough for an overnight stay, and although the shower was 'snug' it was perfectly adequate. The bed was very comfortable and Gill was... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Stayed in the twin room, which is cleverly planned to make the most of the space - it is not large, but comfortable and perfectly good for a short stay (we only needed a one-night stopover). As commented by others, Gill is very hospitable and helpful, and this made for a generally friendly atmosphere at breakfast - which was also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We had a wonderful but short stay here in May. Gill has decorated the B&B beautifully and maintains it to a very high standard. The bed was very comfortable, the room warm, delightfully furnished and came with all the little extras of toiletries etc. breakfast was lovely. We were wishing we had booked for a longer stay and would very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

My Wife and I returned to Portsmouth this last bank holiday weekend - those that know us know we are regular visitors and have stayed in many hotels and guest houses over the last few years. This was our first time in this premises and hopefully wont be our last, Gillian the proprietor is extremely efficient and professional as well... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had a lovely weekend break the pier is a great place to stay room very comfortable and clean breakfast very nice and the homemade yogurt was yummy! Location is fantastic and Gill is a very friendly host :-) thank you Steve and Michaela

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at the Pier. Gill was very helpful, the breakfast was terrific, topped of by her home made yogurt - the best I have ever had. The room was perfect, very clean. It is an easy walk to Southsea and the Old Harbor. There are plenty of restaurants close by, Gill will be happy to recommend... More

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Kent, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I stayed at The Pier for 3 nights recently, and was very happy with my choice! Gill is a lovely hostess, charming and friendly, and her breakfasts are delicious! Loved the cooked-to-order breakfast, and with the delicious home-made yogurt, cereal, toast etc etc, I was set up for the day's sightseeing. My room was quiet, spacious, bed ultra-comfortable, pretty vanity... More

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Address: 2 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
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Beautiful 1810 Georgian town house situated 10 minutes’ walk from Gunwharf Quays. Five elegant guestrooms, four have king-sized beds with a small pod-style (similar to a cross channel ferry) type en suite bathroom and one has twin beds with shower, wash basin and toilet - all with quality beds and fine Egyptian cotton linen, digital Freeview television, toiletries, hospitality tray and Free WiFi. For breakfast, fresh coffee, Portsmouth tea, dry cure bacon, local award winning ‘proper’ sausages and free range eggs, fresh mushrooms and tomatoes all cooked to order, along with homemade yogurt, croissants, cereal and fresh fruit buffet, special diets catered for on request. Customers lounge, Sunday papers, relax and enjoy…….. ... more   less 
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