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Portland House Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
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Portland House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #5 of 178 Keswick B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a really lovely B&B, close to the town and the Keswick Convention - rooms are spotlessly clean, great breakfasts - cooked to order, home made shortbread biscuits in your room to greet you each day. Denise & Rod couldn't be more helpful, lovely couple. Really recommend this to you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here with our 2 teenage boys during a month-long touring holiday in the UK. It was by far the best accommodation of the whole trip The accommodation was well presented and immaculately clean. Ideal location, just a few minutes walk from Keswick town centre in a quiet location. Denise and Rod were very welcoming with... More

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

Thank you Susie for posting this review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. It is a great compliment that you felt we were the best place that you stayed in during your month long trip to the UK! We hope you may come back to see us again... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent value for money, Attention to detail here is faultless. Rooms set well each day with nice finishing touches like a home cooked biscuit and REAL/FRESH milk supplied for your afternoon tea and a bottle opener in your room make a HUGE difference. This rating is well deserved, Denise and Rod bend over backwards to provide a well polished product.... 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 appreciated the little extras we provide. Thank you for posting this review, we hope you will come back and stay with us again next time you visit Keswick. Best wishes Denise and Rod More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This B&B can't be faulted. My second stay confirms my opinion that this has all the facilities of a good 3 star hotel but at B&B prices. Very helpful and hospitable owners. General Conveniently located close to town centre and 3 minutes walk from bus stops for buses to Penrith and Ambleside. One ground room recently modified for disabled use.... More

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

Thank you Mike for posting this review and your great comments, it was good to see you again. We appreciate you mentioning some of the extras we provide to help our guests enjoy their stay with us - we are very proud of our Visit England Four Star Silver award which is in recognition of high quality accommodation and customer... More

Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Portland House as our base for a charity motorcycle ride. Denise and Rod are great hosts, very friendly and welcoming with a good sense of humour thrown in for good measure. The room was immaculate and the breakfast fantastic. I cannot recommend highly enough. The location is also very convenient with only a short walk to the... More

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

We enjoyed meeting you and your friends and thank you for posting this review about your stay. We are glad the Charity ride went well, despite the weather on Saturday, but were pleased to hear that you had a good ride around the Lakes before returning home on Sunday. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Denise and... More

Oxford
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights at the Portland House, as a group of 5 guys on motorcycles. We were made to feel very welcome as the owners, Denise and Rod are keen riders. Ideal central location in Keswick. Immaculately clean. Breakfast was special, none of your pre-cooked stuff here, the fruit salad was freshly prepared, the fried breakfast was perfectly cooked. Denise... 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 that you were able to do some good riding over the weekend. It is always good fun when we have fellow bikers to stay and when time allows, Rod would love to ride out as well. We had a good mix of people when you stayed, including runners, walkers and... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself, my wife and daughter stayed for 2 nights ( 11th and 12th July) and we were very pleasantly surprised with the warmth and hospitality shown by Denise and Rod. Our trip was unplannned and the B&B booking was done at the last minute and so I was unsure of what to expect initially, but once we arrived, we had... More

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

It was a pleasure to meet your family and we are pleased we could accommodate you for your last minute decision to visit Keswick. Thank you for your comments, we do appreciate it and hope that you may return one day and stay with us again. Very best wishes Denise and Rod More

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

We stayed at Portland House on our walk along the Cumbria Way and it was by far and away the best accommodation experience we had on the whole trip. The house is in a very handy location within a couple of minutes walk of all the town centre has to offer, yet a couple of streets away from any hustle... More

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

Thank you for this excellent review and your great comments about your stay - we do try our best to provide everything to make a stay enjoyable and it is nice to know it is appreciated. Being on the Cumbria Way we have a lot of guests who overnight here (we do try to accommodate a one night stay where... More

Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't have asked for better hospitality from great hosts. From the accommodation to the breakfast we couldn't fault this place. Denise and Rod looked after us from the minute we arrived and made us feel like nothing was too much bother.

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

Thank you Alice for posting this review. It was good to see you all again and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you next time you have a family get together! Best wishes Denise and Rod More

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

We regularly stay at Portland House for short breaks and every time we have great service. The hosts Rod and Denise couldn't be more helpful or friendly and we feel like part of a family when we go. I am in a wheelchair and I use their downstairs room. They have recently had their en-suite updated and although it isn't... More

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

It was great to see you again Jane and Tony, and we are so pleased you like our re-furbished downstairs room and en-suite. We are flattered that you feel like you are visiting family when you come here - we look forward to seeing you both. Don't forget to call next time you fancy a break and we will do... More

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Address: 19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland House Bed and Breakfast 4*

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Attractive Victorian residence in a quiet area within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, theatre and the lake. Our six en-suite guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. Breakfasts are freshly cooked to order using locally sourced ingredients and include traditional English with vegetarian options, or choose from several lighter options. Special diets can be catered for and all beverages are Fair trade. A warm welcome awaits you. Completely non smoking and sorry no pets or children under 12 years. ... more   less 
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