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The Pier

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2 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
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Ranked #3 of 39 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
sara k Grantham, United Kingdom
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our night here at The Pier. Gill made us a pot of tea on arrival and were made to feel very welcome. Our room was lovely. Very comfortable. Lovely breakfast. Will recommend to all. Location is great.

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Pas de Calais, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little hotel. Very comfortable. The owner Gill is very welcoming and helpful. Lovely full English breakfast if you wish, but there are other options. Very easy parking, generally outside the hotel. We would highly recommend The Pier, its position is great for exploring the Historic Dockyard. If you need a good hairdresser I would recommend Tony Wood, just around... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night at The Pier but wished it had been more! Excellent location and within walking distance of the historic dockyard and the seafront. Gill is a lovely hostess, very warm and genuine, and you even are given a parking permit for the streets around the house so that you dont have to pay for parking which is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Gill was there to meet me, very friendly and accommodating a pleasure to deal with. B&B is well located in Southsea, close to many attractions. I enjoyed walking to Old Portsmouth along the seafront. My room was a good size, comfortable bed and well maintained room. Breakfast was filling to say the least! I would highly recommend this B&B and... More 

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Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Gill was waiting at the door when we arrived and after showing us our room and outlining some basic details, she left us to do our own thing. The key to our room was also a front door key, so we were able to come and go as we pleased. The room was clean, cosy and welcoming; the bed comfortable... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The Pier is in an excellent location for visiting all the main attractions in Portsmouth. We had an enjoyable few days in Portsmouth. The room was delightful and the bed very comfortable. The only slight negative was the bathroom pod, which included a shower and we. The sink was in the bedroom.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Spent 3 nights at this wonderful B&B so that we could visit Portsmouth and the Historic Dockyard. Service was excellent and the breakfast one of the best we have ever had. Included in the price was a parking permit for the duration of our stay which meant we could park outside the B&B and then forget about the car. There's... More 

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Hinckley, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

On our first trip to England, we stayed in three B&Bs. The first two were recommended by Rick Steves "Great Britain". Since the book does not cover Portsmouth, we had to pick a B&B on our own. What we found at The Pier was the best of the three. Jill, the innkeeper, was friendly and helpful. She even offered to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights and i must say that the place was very very clean , well kept, and the Breakfast is just amazing so much choice ... Gillian is really friendly and very helpful , and the parking permit comes in very handy.. Location to gunwharf keys is fine only £3 by taxi and only 15mins walk. Free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stayed in this fab hotel as a family of 4 (2 rooms) I could not praise this lovely hotel enough. What a lovely welcome. Landlady, Gill, could not be more welcoming and helpful. The freshly laundered white bedlinen was a delight. Breakfast was delicious and the rooms are very well equipped. This is a great B&B and I am... More 

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