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Alcantara Guest House

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20 Howard Road Shirley, Southampton SO15 5BN, England
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for two nights and felt completely at ease. Alcantara reminded me of the past with pleasant polite and helpful staff. Breakfast was great and the room spacious and comfortable. You could be slightly critical, shower was a little weak and TV comparatively small but hey the room was large, the place was quiet and comfortable. Highly recommend.

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ganja, azerbaijan
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This guest house features a beautiful interior, is spotlessly clean, very charming and has a warm and friendly owner. I felt right at home here; everything was comfortable. The breakfast is home-cooked and features a lot of choices to provide for varying tastes. This guest house is so much better than a hotel--its charm and personalized service made my day.... More 

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Liphook
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

My partner and I had an overnight stay to attend a party on a boat in Ocean Village. We were warmly greeted by the owner who made us a cup of tea and gave us complimentary home made cake. We had a ground floor room at the front of the house with our own bathroom. The room was beautifully laid... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

This is our second stay and on both occasions we have had the most warmest of welcomes with tea and cake! Our room is fully equipped and even complete with a hot water bottle for the coldest of nights! Aj and her team make you feel so at home and nothing is too much trouble! Fantastic location for the sights... More 

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Thank Darling4242
England
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful friendly welcome. Comfortable clean room with all you need and more. An outstanding breakfast with so much choice. Even private parking. Cannot be beaten for the price. Would highly recommend.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Stayed overnight during a business trip in Southampton. I arrived after a long day of meetings and parked at the rear of the guesthouse (I was driving a company mini and i did have a tight squeeze down the side lane to the back, any other car would have difficulty but there are spaces outside the front) I was met... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Quiet area with easy access to city centre either walking 15-20 minutes or taxi £5. Ample private parking. Hostess AJ is friendly and helpful and has thought of every detail for a very comfortable stay. Hospitality second to none with a very good breakfast choice. Will definatley return.

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Marietta, Ga
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177 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Stayed here prior to boarding a cruise. The owner was so gracious and accommodating since my mom uses a walker. We had the room at the very front of the house. I thought it would be noisy but it was fine and the curtains blocked the light and noise! Breakfast was yummy and personalized to you tastes. Our ship was... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Lovely bed and breakfast with wonderful hosts. Full English breakfast was delicious. Room was small but adequate and very comfortable. Convenient walkable neighborhood. We enjoyed our stay quite a lot.

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

I thought I had reviewed Alcantara before but can't find it so thought I would do it now. I have stayed 3 times while visiting my Mum in a local Nursing Home. It is a brilliant place to stay mainly due to owner AJ supported by her staff. First time my room was tiny but I had no complaints. Second... More 

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