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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Keppels Head overnight and were under no illusion from the previous reviews of what we would find. In fairness the reviews are spot on - the hotel is tired, dated and in need of refurbishment, but, it is clean, the staff are welcoming and it is in a great location. It's two minutes walk from the... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Graduation Day. Hotel is old, tired, needs decorating to update it but it is clean, tidy and friendly. Could be stunning with a refurb as the age of this property give it fantastic history and character. Car Park included in stay. Across from Bus station, train station and Historic Port so busy, some noise during the night. Also 2 mins... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have said this is a pretty old hotel and in need of refurbishment HOWEVER it is very welcoming, in an ideal position, the staff are very helpful and cannot do enough to help.The breakfast was lovely, bar very welcoming and if they did refurbish it they could probably look to double what they charge in view of its... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night bed comfortable enough but the room looked like I had gone back to the 80s. Breakfast small but ok. Location ideal for dockyard train station and spinnaker tower. Did have car parking which is a must around this area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, so I think if you stay at Keppels Head Hotel, you kind of need to be aware of what to expect. If you're into staying at very modern or luxury hotels then this is most definitely not the place for you. This hotel was built in 1779 so as you can imagine, it's a very old building. And it's... More 

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Thank Alison M
Devizes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent two nights here and have had an enjoyable time. We have read the ropy reviews and in truth they cannot be argued with. The hotel is faded, shabby and definitely in need of some investment but we don't think this tells the whole story. There is a great deal of charm and character about the place.... More 

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Thank Theresa C
Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Portsmouth for a wedding & stayed at The Keppels Head Hotel.This hotel was better than expected & if we visit Portsmouth again, would certainly come back to this hotel. Our room was at the front of the building, with a nice view & was very spacious & clean. The staff were all very friendly & helpful.

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having come up from the midlands for a family wedding we had booked into this hotel . the locality was brilliant with our room overlooking the harbour, HMS Warrior and close to the historic dockyard .the room was clean , staff really nice and friendly . The breakfast was good ,hot and exactly what you would expect for a full... More 

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Thank Choices F
Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Keppels Head a couple of times now when we catch the ferry to Spain..... Ok....so its not a modern immaculate hotel....but it suits us, with the great location, it is dog friendly, beds are clean, rooms are warm, plenty of hot water and a really good freshly cooked breakfast in a splendid grand old dining... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Visiting Portsmouth for the first time since leaving the Wrens many years ago, with friend over from Australia. Keppels Head is a very welcoming hotel, staff couldn't be more helpful. Minutes from Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station. Also minutes walk from the Dockyard where there is plenty going on. Visitors information centre across the road. Only comment and it is a... More 

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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 PO13DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $101 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Keppels Head 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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