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2 Bellevue Terrace | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 3AT, England
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Ranked #3 of 36 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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East Sussex
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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North Hants
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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Romney marsh
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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
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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New York City, New York
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134 reviews 134 reviews
25 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I stayed at The Pier for 3 nights in April. Pretty and comfortable house with a lovely host. My room was quiet and comfortable and the full English breakfast (with locally sourced ingredients) and homemade yogurt was delicious. The inn is well located- I found it easy to walk to the town centre as well as the shore. Would definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed here because of favorable reviews and were very pleased we did. What a pleasant, clean and comfy place. Gill was very nice. The Pier is well placed to visit Gunwharf Quay and is in a quite location. Should we return to Portsmouth we would stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We arrived after a long motorbike ride to a lovely coffee and a fantastic room. Bed was fit for a king and queen. Cleanliness was second to none. Gill has thought of every detail to make your stay the best. Local knowledge and a list of menus from local restaurants. Breakfast was superb. Sad to leave.

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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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