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TravelRest Solent Gateway

4.0 of 5
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22 The Avenue, Fareham PO14 1NS, England (Formerly The Avenue House Hotel)
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Fareham
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have now stayed at this guest house on around 4 occasions and always find it very clea, quiet and an ideal place for a weekend visit to family. My last visit was yet again very pleasant, breakfast with full English is £8 though I choose not to have breakfast as I normally only have a croissant and a cup... More 

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Chesterfield
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights in the hotel's disabled room. I think the beds in this room are ready for replacing as there was a very thick mattress cover on top. As I am disabled and small I found it difficult to get into bed and it was a bit like sleeping on a blancmange. To be fair when I... More 

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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here one night, it was competitively priced and was OK. The room was small but adequate, the tea,coffee etc was good. There was hanging space, mirrors for make up and the TV worked. The bed was comfortable with plenty of pillows and there was little intrusive road noise, we were at the front. The bathroom was well equipped... More 

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive review of us, which we really appreciate. I have noted your comments, for which I thank you, not least, not saying goodbye -as you say a cheery wave would be have been a nice gesture and something we shall certainly improve upon. We hope you will return again soon and thank you... More 

Writtle, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
10 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night whilst visiting our son. Room was clean warm and a comfortable bed. Shower was good as well we stayed in room 29 on the ground floor by reception. My only criticism was the breakfast which at £8 each I felt was overpriced and the baked beans used tasted like a cheap supermarket brand. We will... More 

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TravelRestLtd, Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review which we really appreciate. We are sorry that breakfast was not to your liking. We would like to reassure you that we only use high quality branded items for breakfast (the beans are Heinz for example). We realise that at first £8:00 for breakfast may appear to be expensive compared to "chain pubs... More 

Caldicot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stayed here for 1 night, a nice greeting when we arrived at reception. Room was a good size nice and clean,bathroom was nice and clean. Coffee ,Tea ,hot chocolate. Filter coffee and packet of biscuits in room nice touch. Nice comfy bed had a good nights sleep. Had breakfast in morning cost £8 well worth the money. Would stay agin... More 

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TravelRestLtd, Director at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 5* review, which the team and I really appreciate. We value all guest feedback, but it is especially pleasing when we are awarded such positive comments and we continue to maintain and hopefully improve upon our standards of product and service. In this regards we shall shortly be embarking upon a programme of bedroom... More 

York, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Three of us, overnight stay for a pals birthday weekend. Superb welcome, lovely room, lush breakfast. The only issue was the shower in room 24, the temperature wasn't static. It changed from cold to hot quickly. Not a massive issue, but not ideal for lasses getting ready to go out. Was an ideal stay!

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for giving us a 5* review. We really appreciate this. Thank you also for your feedback comments, which have been noted and we will strive to find a solution to this and thank you for bringing it to our attention. We very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon and thank you again for... More 

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stayed just one night. A warm greeting at reception, a very comfortable good sized room. Bathroom needs a bit of modernising but it was very clean, with hot water and good amount of towels. Didn't get a chance to try breakfast but would stay here again if I needed to be in Fareham. Close to a main road, but inaudible... More 

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review which we really appreciate. We have noted your comments about the bathroom and I am pleased to inform you and other readers that we will be progressively refurbishing the bathrooms and refreshing the bedrooms during the coming few months. We very much look forward to welcome you back again soon. Thank you for taking... More 

Ilkley, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
43 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Thoroughly pleasant hotel quite near Fareham town centre. It's on a main road but traffic noise wasn't a problem. The bedroom was fine: bed comfy and a couple of chairs provided too. Decent bathroom where everything worked as it should. Loads of parking space available and friendly staff. Good place.

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very positive feedback which we really appreciate. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. Did you know we have another TravelRest at Bournemouth seafront? This is a holiday TravelRest refurbished to a 3* standard. Thank you again for you kind review. More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A traditional bed and breakfast but very professional. Room was quiet and comfortable. Bathroom is small but I don't worry about that when I'm booking somewhere. The hotel is about 7 minutes walk away, but you don't hear the trains or the traffic (it's on a busy main road). Breakfast was lovely, and cooked to order. I would recommend this... More 

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your highly positive review for which we thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and very much look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Thank you for taking the time and trouble to review us, which we really appreciate. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

We used the Conservatory at the hotel for my daughters christening.The buffet and afternoon tea was lovely.The sandwiches were freshly prepared as required and all dietary needs and requirements were catered for. I would defiantly recommend using the conservatory for a function.The staff were lovely and nothing was to much trouble.

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TravelRestLtd, General Manager at TravelRest Solent Gateway, responded to this review

Dear Angela, Thank you so much for your very kind public review, in addition to the personal one you so kindly gave us at the time of your Christening event at TravelRest. The team and I were delighted that you chose us over others to host your Christening party, thank you so much. We very much enjoy hosting such events... More 

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