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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
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Ranked #23 of 35 Southampton B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Rating summary
  • 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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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice boutique Hotel in the Oxford St area of Southampton, near to various mid-range eateries. Rooms in old building have been tastefully refurbished, with modern bathrooms but old furniture - not 'antique' but appropriate to the age of the building and decor. Narrow stairs up to the accommodation, so not good if you have a heavy case. I hit... More

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Guildford UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little hotel that is really a bar with rooms above. The rooms are very comfortable and the beds amazing. No baths, only showers but I knew that when I booked. Staff were really very friendly and helpful and breakfast was very good as well. We stayed on a Thursday night, but I imagine that on a Friday or Saturday... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Booked Cargo for Valentines Eve and wasn't disappointed !Great attentive service , really tasty food and reasonably priced , good wine too !!Also the jelly beans with the bill were a lovely touch , will be back again when in Southampton !!:-)

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Faucet I, Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed Valentines with us. The Jelly Beans are a firm favourite here too! Hope to see you again soon. More

Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Very cute hotel with character, great location near lots of restaurants and bars. Good restaurant and bar downstairs which is handy if you want to have a quiet one and stay inside the hotel. Breakfast is chosen from a menu so you get it cooked up for you the way you like. Would have preferred to have a window that... More

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Faucet I, Manager at Cargo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the fan helped make your stay more comfortable and we will have a look at what can be done with the windows to make it better for you. Hope to see you again. More

Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here not long after Christmas for 1 night and it was simply brilliant! We arrived in the afternoon and was greeted by a very welcoming blonde lady, we had paid online and so we're swiftly taken to our room, as they were fairly quiet they kindly upgraded our room! The room itself was lovely, very spacious, had all... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned home from a 2 night stay and thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we booked the loft room which was amazing, very clean and comfortable and a very good price, the staff were very attentive and professional. The decor all be it a little tired added to the character of the building. The bar is reasonably priced, and... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Stayed at Cargo Saturday 28th December for one night. Arrived early and was shown to our room straight away. Stayed in 'The Loft' room which was a beautifully decorated room and looked exactly as the pictures (very rare!) The lady who showed us to our room was very welcoming and helpful. Requested breakfast in the room on Sunday which was... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

very welcoming, staff were polite and talkative while showing me to my room. everything has been very good and I cannot really fault it? enjoyed my stay and i will definitely be coming back when I revisit Southampton.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Having read the website I was very much looking forward to staying at the hotel. However, it very quickly became clear that we were not going to get any sleep at all. The room was right above the bar/dance floor and directly above the smoking area. The manager came to our room and instantly said 'My word, it's incredibly loud... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Me and my wife stayed the night before our Cruise.Usually the room we had is £85 but we got charged £140 because of the boat show which Cargo is only doing what every hotel does at that time of the year. The location is excellent right in the trendy part of Southampton. The rooms are really spacious and the bathroom... More

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Also Known As:
Cargo Hotel Southampton
Cargo Hotel
Address: 20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Amenities:
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Ranked #23 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Southampton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Cargo 4*
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