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Alcantara Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   20 Howard Road Shirley, Southampton SO15 5BN, England
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Ranked #9 of 39 Southampton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014
Dawn W Preston, 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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Preston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I stayed here for a friend's wedding and booked fairly last minute, so rather than a lazy choice of 'some chain hotel', I booked this lovely little guest house. The lady who checked me in was so wonderfully welcoming and after realising how long my journey was she furnished me with a couple of local brochures, taxi numbers, local advice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I usually don't relax on my first night away from home, but the instant we arrived we felt welcome. We were greeted by a warm lady who ensured we had all the information we needed. This lady also had a wealth of knowledge about the area and suggested places where we may like to spend our afternoon. We had booked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Excellent Bn'B in Southampton. Communication and booking were pleasant and easy. The proprietor is charming and helpful. It's on quite a busy road but in a good central positon. The rooms are very clean and the beds comfortable. The bathrooms were spotless and gleaming. The best thing though is the breakfast. There was a wide range of fresh fruit, fruit... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We spent one night prior to our son's graduation. The room was spotless and very comfortable, the shower ferocious and the breakfast delicious and locally sourced -l can recommend the eggs benedict. The fresh rosebuds on thebreakfast table is indicative of the care taken by A J and her staff. This is not a boutique or a luxury hotel as... More

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Such a lovely welcome - we got quite lost & were very patiently 'talked in'! Good sized room & bathroom & pleasantly decorated. Nothing seemed too much trouble with maps printed out for us next morning to get to Winchester & advice how to avoid worst of the traffic. Breakfast was delicious, wonderful selection of fresh fruit salads, etc &... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Not many rooms, basic but excellent value for money. The lady who runs the places is lovely so helpful and kind. The cooked breakfast and very nice and cooked to order. Decent amount of parking and the owner is willing to reserve a space at the front if needed

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
42 hotel reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed for one night in a double room number 1. I didn't like the fact that you couldn't turn off one of the radiators. There was only one bedside cabinet. The double was made up of two single beds and we found the pillows not very confy. The good points, free parking, plenty of drinks in the room including... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stayed in a double room in the ground floor which was comfortable. The room could do with an update; the bathroom is a good size but the shower could do with resealing as looking dirty in places even though its not; there is only one bedside cabinet so drinks/glasses had to be put on the floor and the towels... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I stayed in a twin room with ensuite, it was a lovely room, fully tiled bathroom, a nice clean well decorated room with comfortable beds, free Wi Fi. The breakfast was first class. I would certainly stay again if in the area.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stayed here alone for a business trip. The building is lovely, I was warmly welcomed and given a very nice large downstairs double room for a very good price. Everything was explained to me including wi-fi access. In the morning I had a lovely breakfast with that rarest of things in a hotel - lovely coffee and providing a veggie... More

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Address: 20 Howard Road Shirley, Southampton SO15 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alcantara Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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