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Portobello House

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   225 Ladbroke Grove | Notting Hill, London W10 6HQ, England (Formerly Earl Percy Hotel)
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Ranked #72 of 525 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant place to go to experience West London in all its glory! Family have been going to this place for the past 80 years.First as a pub now as a hotel and it never fails to please! Can't recommend this venue enough.Once you have finished your meal why not trip up the wonderful Portobello Road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

What a great little find! This cute hotel is small, but perfectly located and appointed. It is located above a pub which is closed each morning for a private breakfast for the guests. It opens for lunch and by evening has quite a turnout of locals. We really enjoyed the convenience of the this. The location on Portobello Rd. and... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This hotel is as odd as it is charming. At first I was a bit concerned that the "lobby" is actually a pub, but after one day there I thought the idea was brilliant....I mean, who needs a lobby? I need a cold soda or cocktail and a snack and a comfy place to sit and chat! So cool! The... More

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Eastern Norway, Norway
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a great hotel! We were really pleasently surprised, the rooms were small, but delicate and clean. The bed was soooo comfortable! We slept like babies! It is situated in a great spot in the city, lovely scenery around every corner, easily access to public transport etc. Nearby there is a really great italian restaurant, great atmosphere! Very romantic... The... More

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limatad, Front Office Manager at Portobello House, responded to this review

Dear Ellena, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a positive review. We do have a good breakfast available at a small cost which includes cheese, croissant ,and cappuccino, , but we find most people opt for the complementary breakfast of tea and toast or coffee and muffins. If you have a moment I would be very... More

Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We checked into the Portobello House for the first part of our honeymoon.. We were treated by a very friendly Frankie who manned the desk, served the bar was looked after the whole place with one other gentlemen (at least while we stayed there). The room was quaintly furnished, clean and comfortable. Breaks was nice and simple and staff always... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel is situated in the Portbello area of kensington. It is about a 10 minute walk to one of two tube stations, Ladbroke Grove in one direction, Notting Hill in the other. It is also about a 15 minute walk to one of London's top restaurants, the Ledbury. The area right around the hotel is quiet, most houses are... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed a couple of nights at Portobello House and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The decor and rooms are lovely and the staff very friendly and helpful. We also had an excellent meal in the restaurant/bistro. It was good value for London and in a good location. We would recommend this hotel and be happy to stay there again.

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Alameda, California
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This Hotel was a real pleasant surprise for my wife and myself. We just completed a 4 night stay at the Hotel while vacationing in London. The Hotel is located a few blocks from the Portobello Market and only three blocks from the Tube. It is not your typical hotel. It is very charming and more like a B&B than... More

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Portobello House Hotel is a small hotel with less than 20 rooms. It is located just 5 min. walk from Portobello Road. The room was bright and the bathroom was decorated with Marilyn Monroe Pictures. :-) I loved the breakfast! Toast, yoghurt, cake, jam and Nutella. Free internet.

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28 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Booked via lateromms, and although area was not central Notting Hill more Ladbrooke Grove we were so impressed by the hotel. Very nicely decorated, clean and adequate size rooms, extremely helpful, cheerful staff, great cocktail/tapas bar downstairs. Fantastic atmosphere/vibe. Complimentary breakfast was a surprise bonus and just right! Would definitely recommend and return.

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Address: 225 Ladbroke Grove | Notting Hill, London W10 6HQ, England (Formerly Earl Percy Hotel)
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Portobello House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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