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Alcantara Guest House

Certificate of Excellence
20 Howard Road Shirley, Southampton SO15 5BN, England
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Ranked #6 of 45 Southampton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stacey O Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful host, lovely clean and spacious room and a tasty and fresh home cooked breakfast. I couldn't have asked for anything more. I was only staying overnight for a conference locally but I was made to feel most welcome on arrival. The host was on hand to answer any questions about the local area etc. Convenient location for transport links... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A well-situeted guest house fifteen minutes away from the railway station on foot. Very friendly and helpful service, I got an upgrade to my room without asking for it for the same price as there was room? The owner also brought me a lovely pot of tea with cakes because she saw I was tired. The place is easy to... More 

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Irvine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed one night to pick up cruise next day. A comfortable B&B a short taxi ride from docks. Had a clean room at back of building. Met by the very friendly owner who also served an excellent breakfast with ample choice and large portions

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and was very impressed! The lady owner is very polite and sweet. I stayed in a single room with shared bathroom facilities which was fine. The shared facilities were a shower room with WC, plus another seperate WC. The room was small but fine, very clean, comfy single bed with nice linen. There was... More 

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Southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The warm friendly welcome was a great start with free secure parking also. The room was very comfortable and well equipped and I enjoyed a good night's sleep. The breakfast was exceptional and overall fantastic value for money. I could not fault it in any way and I have already booked up for a return stay.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stayed here with my sister whilst visiting my daughter and attending a concert she was in. The owner was helpful allowing us to check in early and guaranteeing a parking space. The rooms were warm, clean and comfortable. The guest house itself was quiet which ensured a good night's sleep. A substantial breakfast was included in the price and the... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our daughter booked this for us for a one night stay when visiting her based on the photos on their website. The room we were given was beautifully decorated, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom immaculate. It had everything we needed for our stay. The breakfast was delicious and the owner and her staff could not have been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband was having an operaton at the Spire Hosp so my daughter and I booked into the Alcantara for one night. We were welcomed with tea and cakes, maps of the area and all sorts of other useful information. Beds were comfortable and breakfast was fabulous. Very friendly, helpful staff and nothing was any trouble for them. Would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed here as I was having an operation the following morning at southampton General hospital. I was extremely nervous and was made to feel completely at ease by the lovely lady running the accommodation. Our room was lovely and homely which is just what I needed to make me feel comfortable. It was spotlessly clean and great value for... More 

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Shropshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I wanted a cheap option for a single room for one night and this looked good. I wasn't disappointed: in fact I was delighted! Really warm, comfortable, cosy room, really nice welcome and excellent hospitality. The breakfast was first-class - better than I'd had in a 4* hotel a few days earlier. Lots of fresh fruit and perfectly cooked scrambled... More 

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