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Portland House Bed and Breakfast

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4.0 of 5
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19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
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Portland House Bed and Breakfast
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Cockeysville
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location in the middle of Keswick, convenient to restaurants, the visitor center and shopping and an easy walk to Derwentwater Lake. We had a lovely room with lots of windows, but with room darkening curtains which are important if you want to sleep past 5 this time of year. Our hosts, Rod & Denise were lovely. Denise kindly made... More 

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Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Portland house is a beautiful B&B in the heart of The Lakes with very nice rooms and the most wonderful hosts, Rod and Denise, that will make sure you have a great stay. We run a similar business and are always aware of the small details of accommodation and service, but we couldn't fault our stay as they have... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We really enjoyed meeting you both and thank you for posting this review. We are pleased we were able to help you get the most out of your visit to the Lakes. We really love living here and feel lucky to be in such a beautiful area - we are always happy to recommend places to visit. We hope you... More 

Gainsborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A really warm weekend was the start of a fantastic stay at Portland House, Rod and Denise made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble, from the scrumptious fresh rock cakes on arrival, advice on local restaurants to routes for motorcycle rides. The accommodation is first class with very comfortable rooms. The establishment was immaculately presented and... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and were able to get out and explore some of the area on your motorbike. Thank you for this review and your great comments. We hope to see you again soon and maybe get to ride out with you next time and show you some of the less known roads that... More 

Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent another fantastic weekend at Portland House taking over the whole house as a block booking for our motorcycle club for the 3rd year running. Road and Denise are always nothing short of fabulous as hosts looking after their guests as if you are all family members. They are always so welcoming. On arrival we were all... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We always enjoy it when your group come to stay - it is like having a house full of friends and we feel flattered that you feel at home here. It was a great weekend, despite the weather during the start of our ride out, but things improved after lunch and what a good time we had! We look forward... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic welcome from Rod and Denise. We had room 4 which was wonderful and the homemade shortbread was a lovely touch. The breakfast choice was good and cooked perfectly and really did set you up well for whatever you were doing. Somewhere we will definitely go back to.

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your comments in this review. Our room 4 is our largest room (none of our rooms are small) and is very popular - it is lovely to sit in one of the bay windows and watch the world go by whilst enjoying a cuppa or a glass... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome, spotlessly clean room, lovely bathroom with quality toiletries, breakfast cooked to perfection, and what a choice! All served up with lots of good humour - Rod and Denise, you've got it just right, thankyou!

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for this review. We appreciate your comments about our breakfasts - we are very proud of receiving the Visit England Breakfast award and it is always nice to get good feedback from our guests. We hope we will see you again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great stay. Warm welcome on arrival. Cleaned, tidy and comfortable room. Excellent breakfast to set you up for the day. Ideal location for exploring Keswick and the surrounding area. Hope to go back soon.

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Michael and Angela for this Excellent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to come back - we look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Denise and Rod were the perfect hosts for our IAM bike club visit. Large filling breakfast set us up for the day, Clean large room, Rod even got me a discount taxi ride to Penrith when i needed a hire car. highly recommended and we will be back again.

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review. We enjoyed meeting you both. It was such a shame that you weren't able to ride out with us all but we are pleased you made the most of the weekend and we were able to help out with taxis etc. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

Crawley Down UK
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always satisfying to return to an establishment that you have previously enjoyed and find that its as good, if not better, than before. This was the case with Portland House .. Rod and Denise were, again, the perfect hosts providing spotlessly clean and spacious accommodation, and an excellent breakfast plus some good restaurant recommendations, all within walking distances.... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for this review - we too are pleased you returned for another visit! We always appreciate reviews from our guests, particularly when guests return and post again - it shows visitors looking for accommodation that we work hard to maintain our high standards. We have done a lot of re-furbishing since your last visit which we were pleased... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Denise and Rod made us feel extremely welcome The standard of accommodation was excellent, exceptionally clean room, well decorated, tea & coffee making facility's, nice touches in the bathroom re toiletries and clean white fluffy towels. Breakfasts were superb with a wide range and variety of choices from full English to cereal to fruit and every preserve you could think... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments in this review Tony. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and as you say, it was good to meet fellow bikers - next time we hope that you make it over on the bike and maybe we can ride out together. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

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