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Cargo

20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
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Ranked #21 of 42 Southampton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
186338Philip London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall excellent. This is a contemporary pub rather than full service hotel, so so chose what you want. If, as I, you wanted a good room (small, guest house style/ private hotel type rather than major hotel) in central location, then this is a contender. Overall, service was sweet rather than just good (receptionist came all the way upstairs to... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Dear Phillip, Thank you for taking the time to comment and review us and we are delighted you had a great stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Cargo More 

Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Southampton yesterday for a gig at the 02, had a quick look in the centre where to stay and these guys had one room left. At £90 including two breakfasts (which were fresh and very good) they were at least £25 cheaper than competitors. Really easy to deal with and Luke the manager was superb. When we got in... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Dear Luke, Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased you chose to stay with us and are very happy to hear Luke looked after you very well during the duration of your stay. We hope you enjoyed the gig and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Cargo More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On top of a pub/bar you can find this 12-room hotel. We stayed in room 11, at the top, 4th floor. The attic room was sweet and we managed to walk around the bed. The bathroom was newly decorated, with a heated floor. Breakfast service is very good, you can get any selection. The staff is very sweet. We even... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Loft Room. We hope to welcome you back again soon (hopefully with an uninterrupted nights sleep). Many thanks, Cargo More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be a lovely place to stay if they paid more attention to the cleaning and general maintenance. The bar downstairs is great and seems to be very popular but the rooms are something else. On arriving we noticed the room hadn't been cleaned, hoovered or had the bed covers changed. There's were hairs in the bed, chocolate crumbs... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay and saying that it would be a lovely place to stay. We also appreciate your honesty regarding the standards in the room you were allocated. Sadly there had been some confusion on room allocation between the staff that checked you in and house keeping. There had been a photo shoot... More 

Poole
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Had a great 3 night stay at this hotel in the best street in southampton for bars & restaurants in my opinion. Staff couldn't be any more helpful, food is excellent & rooms spacious & tastefully decorated. Breakfast is included served until 12pm & delivered to your room if you prefer. Stayed in 3 separate rooms due to not booking... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to comment and we are delighted to hear you had a great stay with us this month. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Cargo More 

Skudeneshavn, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Stayed at Cargo for Valentines weekend. Had a room at the top floor towards Oxford street. This is a B&B in an old building with only 12 rooms, no elevator and the whole house creeks and is not soundproof. Was not able to close one of the windows all the way which lead to alot of noise from the street... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are stated as a town house and not a hotel but overall pleased you enjoy aspects of your stay. We will take on board what you have mentioned in your comments and will action accordingly. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Cargo More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Booked for a night on business visit. Welcoming reception and friendly staff. A boutique hotel (my preference) with bar and restaurant. Room most comfortable; en suite. Quiet environment. For a city centre certainly good value.

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Hi Mikey, Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted you enjoyed our boutique hotel. We hope to see you next time you are down in Southampton. Many thanks, Cargo More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Staff are amazing. The rooms are lovely. Very clean. The only thing with room 9. They need to sort the shower out. The food is great. Breakfast is a++++. Would stay here again and again! Even staying above the pub you don't hear a thing an I slept like a baby

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Thank you Chantelle for your very nice comments regarding the rooms, dinner and breakfast. We will have a look at the shower so next time your stay can be perfect. Many thanks, Cargo More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Stayed in Cargo whilst visiting Southampton to watch the football. Room was on the top floor and although not the largest had everything we needed and was very comfortable. We made a dinner reservation and had a lovely meal with a very nice bottle of wine. Make sure to samples the cocktails, made a change to find somewhere that offered... More 

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Cargo and that your stay in the Loft Room to the dinner went very well. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Southampton. Many thanks, Cargo More 

Wirral
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Going to keep this simple All staff I dealt with were friendly, courteous and pleasant Bedroom was clean and tidy . Bed was comfortable Shower worked no problem Breakfast was beautiful Cheap as chips Enough said Well done Cargo I will be back

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Faucet I, Guest Relations Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review. We're delighted to hear you stay went without a glitch and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Cargo More 

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