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3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   30 Waverley Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2PW, England
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Ranked #26 of 36 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014
Robert W Portsmouth
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Rugeley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this to stay at after the ferry trip from France, The owner sent a text the day before, saying 9pm latest turn up time , that was impossible as ferry gets in at 9.30, There was nothing on the site stating the time limitations when I booked. He then refused to return my money or honour the reservation.... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed here in march 2014 and cannot express my dissatisfaction. Not only were the staff disgustingly rude the room, well, where do I start. If you're looking for a room to film a porn movie - this is the place for you. Dirty sheets and an awful smell. Uninhabitable. Please, for your sake do not stay here. Thank you

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The big failing of Trip Advisor is that they don’t check that their “reviewers” actually stay in the accommodation commented upon, which opens the door to malicious and untrustworthy remarks such as this, for whatever commercial reason. Had this reviewer actually slept the night, he might just have noticed that our top quality, crisp, white and freshly laundered bed linen... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I stayed here for 1 night and from the outset it was brilliant. The owner greeted me and showed me to my room. The room was fully equipped with en suite and even an iron and ironing board. The bed was comfy and the water hot. Breakfast was outstanding

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

I booked a bed and breakfast as I thought better to give my money to a private organisation than a big company - the BB wasn't cheap £78 for bed and breakfast. The first thing to note about the Abbey Lodge - DO NOT THINK of checking in before 4pm and if you arrive after 9 you are seriously out... More

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Vinca, France
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40 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is very much B and B standard. The rooms were clean but very tired and dated. ( I did notice a stained duvet cover.). The landlords were perfectly nice people. The breakfast was very nice and freshly cooked. Our "superior room" would be a normal hotel standard room. At £78.00 / night I would say over priced.

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weymouth dorset
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I stayed at this guest house last year,with two of my grandchildren and nephew..At first I thought the landlady was not as helpful as I would have liked (we arrived early,and wanted to leave cases) how ever on staying there I can respect her decision (being bit off,about leaving cases) the rooms were spotless and beautiful..lots of tea,coffee,biscuits and hot... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The place is clean and the owners pleasant, helpful and attentive. Good location near Albert St where there were shops restaurants and pubs, and close to the sea. All night partying students over the road kept me awake, which is a shame.....

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Swanley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The breakfasts were well cooked and the bedroom contained a large, comfortable bed. The "bathroom" (toilet, washbasin and shower) was the smallest I have seen. It looked like a converted wardrobe. Anyone suffering from claustrophobia beware! A first glance it looked dirty but this was due to the old, chipped tiles. In actual fact it was clean. We had to... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Great budget accommodation, clean rooms/bathrooms, friendly staff, top breakfast cooked to order. If you have watched the hotel inspector on channel 5 and seen how Alex Polizzi advises best practice about how to best greet guests, be knowledgeable about your area and have clean welcoming rooms then you will certainly get that here. Look at the price of a premiere... More

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Address: 30 Waverley Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2PW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Abbey Lodge 3*
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