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The Ferryman Guesthouse

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Stayed with my family whilst attending a wedding. Our host was very welcoming, and was able to let us check in much later than we had arranged after we were caught in heavy traffic on the journey down. The room (No 1) was clean and spacious, even with a double and two single beds we were not cramped. We didn't...

Thank Nik T
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Stayed here to see my son off to uni. Just 5 mins from seafront and 10 min drive into city centre. Striking Art Deco building. Spacious room with small but nice en suite - all very clean. Breakfast ok - nothing special. Unfortunately absolutely no internet connection in room (room 2) but owner aware of problems and said it was...

Thank pieandmash2015
Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Stayed here with wife and baby to be close to Victorious festival. Decent location, not in the thick of things but quite close to a shopping street or two. Parking was available on nearby streets. Room (ours was a double and a single) was well apportioned with an en-suite. Good selection of teas/coffees etc Only slight niggle was the lack...

Thank Mark11111112123
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Great location for Southsea beachfront (10 mins walk) or the Museums (25 mins walk), with plenty of shops and restaurants on the doorstep. Spotless room with great en-suite. Charming and very informative hosts. Lovely breakfast.

Thank wxui
Toulouse, France
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Convenient location, close to theaters and restaurants. 15 mn walk to South Parade Pier, 5 mn drive to Gunwharf Quays. Excellent English breakfast on top floor, friendly service, easy parking in adjacent streets. Owner speaks perfect French, and is very helpful. Good value for money.

Thank Valerie C
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 29, 2016

I stayed at this hotel in July 2016 with an ex-Navy mate as we were attending a re-union in Portsmouth. The hotel is in a good location in Southsea being not to far away from the large and varied array of bars and pubs. Its also about a 20-25 minute walk to Portsmouth City Centre or Gunwharf Quays. The twin...

Thank Steve S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 17, 2016

I don't write many reviews but felt I need to in this case. I stayed her for business last week for two nights. The whole place was spotlessly clean and the owner was very welcoming. I stayed in room 7 which had a double and a single bed and an en suite. Again, spotlessly clean and it provided two excellent...

Thank Alanpee2015
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

All you could ask for in a b&b. Clean tidy spacious. Welcoming throughout and all the way through booking. I would highly recommend staying here as its a perfect location for trips to Portsmouth. Would certainly let stay again. See you again soon

Thank Jamie Suggers S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed here for a couple of nights whilst participating in the Great South Run. It's a lovely guesthouse. The owner was very friendly upon arrival and accommodating throughout the visit. The guesthouse itself was fairly clean and tidy, very warm & in a great central location for everything we needed and, although there is no on site parking,...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed September 3, 2015

We were given the price of a 5 persons family room for a triple with a roll bed and a baby sleeping with ourselves in the double bed. The price of a 4 persons family room breakfast inc. Is 85£ He wanted us to pay 99£ cash for a triple and a roll bed. Makes no sense and he didnt...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A distinctive building in the Art Deco style with spacious and stylish guestrooms. The Ferryman is a short walk from Southsea Seafront and adjacent to the Kings Theatre and the diverse restaurants, shops and bars of Albert Road/Elm Grove. We are in close proximity to the Isle of Wight and continental Ferry Port. As well as the Spinnaker Tower, historic dockyard, cinema, bowling alley, restaurants, bars and shops of Gunwharf Quays. There is car parking on the road outside or on nearby roads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ferryman Guesthouse

Address: 16 Victoria Road South | Southsea, Portsmouth PO5 2BZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $31 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ferryman Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Avoid Victoria Road side rooms on Saturday night!”
 of 5 bubbles 715SteveS715, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Off street parking is available in side streets and is quite safe”
 of 5 bubbles Alanpee2015, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back of the house, much quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Medicdaisy, Apr 15, 2015 | Read review
“Room 9 if you like art deco furniture”
 of 5 bubbles Cerys-Anna, Jul 31, 2013 | Read review
“Cozy second floor room and toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles Reyes-1809, Jul 23, 2013 | Read review
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