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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our third stay here and although enjoyable, the place definitely needs redecoration. The staff are really friendly and helpful and breakfast is good. It's good value for money and right where you want to be in Portsmouth, it's just in dire need of some tlc and yes, I will return, hopefully in a few weeks.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OK. Where to begin... We always look firstly for location then price then amenities. The location of Keppels Head hotel cannot be beat if visiting Portsmouth. Right out the front door is the bus terminal ( new one being built at time of writing) and the train station. A five minute walk to the Naval museum, HMS Warrior, Terror and... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was lucky to get the last room available here (for a Saturday night). Location - good, more or less opposite the exit to Portsmouth Harbour station, right of the Co-op store. The whole hotel needs a major refurbishment; a very old building, so signs of wear and tear to be expected. The low cost (£65) was welcome but did reflect... More 

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eastbourne
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Admittedly the hotel is a bit rundown and needs a lot of expensive refurbishment but our double room which was at the front of the hotel on second floor was spacious and clean. We had a great view of The Harbour and Spinnaker Tower. It was a bit noisy early in the morning as it is opposite the station and... More 

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Barry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shocking. Dire. Disgusting. My room didn't even have a shower, i mean come on. We were forced to leave within 5 minutes of seeing the room because of the state of this hotel. The first warning sign should've been the beggar sat on the bloody door step of this place, which was definitely not a one off as i have... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have stayed in worse - Thailand for £5 a night with a motorbike included was better value though , this place is hilarious , great for Halloween if you are very curious to go back to the , well when ?? Decor is original 20s to 70s Mis match , we left after 10 minutes but will never forget ,... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Keppels Head 3 times now and would stay again.The hotel needs a lot of TLC but we have found the bed linen and the bathroom very clean,which for me is very important the rest of the hotel leaves a lot to be desired.The dining room is clean. It is just a very tired old lady... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such Character here! Wouldn't be surprised if they had ghosts! Nothing has been touched for years! Not always a bad thing! The lift is something else!! Whe you get to you stop is bangs to a stop instantly! :D great place. A 2 minute walk to Gunwharf Quays! Ideal location!

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Crediton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel as a stop over place to be near the ferry port for the next morning and bearing in mind that we were travelling with a small dog, upon arrival we were made to feal very welcome and the booking in process was fast and easy, all the staff we only to happy to help, the hotel... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is full of character although the it could do with a little updating and some TLC. Very friendly staff. A great location for the ferry terminal and central to shops and restaurants. Ideal for our one night stop over and we stayed in a suite which was massive for two people and it was at the front of... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Keppel's Head Hotel (Est 1779) is situated in "The Hard" in Portsmouth. The Hard is a historical area with many connections to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, which is only a short stroll from the hotel. Gunwharf Quays is also nearby, which thrives with many shops, restaurants, clubs and pubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keppels Head

Address: 24-26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO1 3DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $86 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Keppels Head 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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