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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 #8 of 40 Southampton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Shropshire, UK
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104 reviews 104 reviews
29 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to our stay, after a very pleasant phone call earler with the owner. We arrived to a very warm welcome. We were shown to our room, and was asked if we would like tea or coffee. We were then brought a teatray including a choice of home made cakes. Very nice warm room. Breakfast was first... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alcantara Guest House, Southampton. What we Liked: - Nicely appointed room. - Hospitality of AJ the owner. -Tea/Coffee and Goodies on arrival - Arranged for Taxi for departure - Location, Location - Short Taxi Ride from the Train Station. - Short Taxi Ride to our Cruise Ship [Emerald Princess] - Excellent Full English Breakfast. I am mobility limited. The Alcantara... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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425 reviews 425 reviews
75 hotel reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Nice room - Comfortable and quiet. Brilliant welcome with fantastic hospitality. Great Breakfast - Included in the price. Very Highly Recommended : one of the best B&B's I have stayed at for a long while.

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Chelmsford
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed at this B&B whilst visiting our son at Southampton University. It is located very close to his hall of residence, which is one of the reasons we chose it. It is a pretty standard British B&B - not a boutique hotel - but it's a pretty good one and has much to recommend it. Firstly the delightful owner, AJ,... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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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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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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