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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 #11 of 35 Southampton B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 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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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 hotel reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

A wonderful place to stay, very clean, beautifully decorated and the best guest house breakfast you could ever wish to have. The beds was very comfortable and the room homely, which is everything you could want for when you away - AJ does everything to welcome you and succeeds in making it a wonderful stay.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

We are very pleased with our stay at Alcantara B & B. The location was excellent, the room comfortable and the breakfast had a wide range of choices. We would stay there again and are warmly recommending the place.

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Gretna, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Booked the room for one night prior to a cruise sailing from Southampton,and we are so pleased that we did. Situated just a few minutes drive away from the West Quay , and with an eating place called Winstones just 2minutes walk away it was ideal for us . When we arrived,the proprietor AJ had reserved us a parking space... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Was given a quiet room on the ground floor with a double bed and en suite, tv and and coffee making facilities. Room was lovely and AJ was so friendly and welcoming. Bed is firm but very comfortable. Breakfast was excellent and catered for me as a vegetarian. Could not fault this guest house we had a lovely stay and... More

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England
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84 reviews 84 reviews
27 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Spent a single night here in connection with work. Ground floor room, twin beds, en suite, TV, tea and coffee making facilities. All perfectly adequate for a comfortable stay. Quiet location. The hotel is around a ten minute walk from the station, and a similar distance from a range of shops / pubs etc. the walk to the sea front... More

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South Florida
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16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I had such high expectations for the Alcantara Guest House. I had been communicating with one of the owners, AJ, for many months and she had been such a pleasure. She was even more so in person. She bent over backwards to help us with anything we needed. The two breakfasts we had were some of the best we had... More

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Address: 20 Howard Road Shirley, Southampton SO15 5BN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Alcantara Guest House 4*
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