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Portland House Bed and Breakfast

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19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A warm welcome on arrival, a lovely warm room and good location just a few minutes walk from the town centre. We found Portland House to be "spot on" in every way, and have no hesitation in returning for another superb stay.

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed with Rod and Denise on a number of occasions now with my motorcycle club, this was my first trip with my wife for a nice couples break. Rod and Denise instantly made my wife feel as if she had known them for years and even took us out for our first night in town. These guys certainly go... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was great to see you again and to meet Lesley, we look forward to her coming with you again when you're not on the bike! Thank you for your comments in the review, we aim to make all our guests feel 'at home' here, and our regular visitors have now become friends, which is great for us! We know... More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had another short break in the lakes staying at Portland House again. We stayed in superior room 4 which has double bay windows that we were able to sit in and enjoy our welcome pot of tea and homemade cakes. We were fortunate to be staying when there was snow on tops of the fells - the views were... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting another review for us, it was good to see you again. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in room 4, it is very popular with our guests. We hope you will be able to come back and stay with us again soon. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

Haddington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and genuine welcome and hospitality from start to finish from Denise and Rod in an understated way which truly makes you feel like a guest rather than someone being put through "tick box" faux-chumminess from their host. Single room on the first floor was roomy, rather than the usual shoe-box specifications with powerful shower and a fully and properly... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate the comments you have made in this review John, thank you. We pride ourselves on the quality of service and accommodation we provide and we hope that all our guests feel welcome and get the most our their stay with us and enjoy our beautiful area. It was good to meet you and we hope to see... More 

Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a long weekend with some biker friends. Good safe parking off road for bikes. Rod and Denise couldn't have been more helpful in making our weekend a good one, from recommending places to eat and visit, they also took us on a guided tour of some fantastic roads with great scenery. Excellent hosts, and an excellent establishment... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for posting this review, we appreciate your great comments. We are always happy to welcome fellow bikers and are fortunate to have plenty of gated off-road parking available (we have just extended the parking area). We try to ensure all our guests get the most out of their visit to our beautiful area and are happy to... More 

Whitstable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a relaxing break and got that, Rod & Denise very welcoming and brilliant hosts, and we had a lovely stay, breakfast is really good and plenty of it. Close to the town centre and lots of places to go walking. Even though it rained a lot we had a good time..

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was great to see you both and we are pleased you enjoyed your break, despite the weather! We hope you feel re-charged and look forward to the next time you manage to get away. Best wishes Denise and Rod More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely weekend stayling at Portland House. From the minute we arrived Rod and Denise were fantastic hosts, nothing was too much trouble. As they had vacancies we were given the option to view two rooms and choose the one we wanted. Denise then served us with fresh tea and coffee, with homemade lemon cakes in our... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your weekend break with us and had a complete rest as planned! Thank you for your great comments in this review, we really appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you again and wish you best wishes for 2016. Denise and Rod More 

Telford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great central location a few minutes walk to the centre,the room was excellent with a good sized bathroom and walk in shower, a really comfy bed and the breakfast was amazing and the landlords could not do enough for you, its all there,we will be going back we will not forget their kindness to us personally as we were there... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We were sorry that you had to cut short your break with us, but fully understood you wanting to travel home early with the dreadful weather forecast. As you mentioned, we ourselves were not affected by the floods but there was a lot of disruption to Keswick and the surrounding areas. Thankfully, the town is back up and running and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Denise and Rod were exceptionally flexible with accommodating me, giving me a packed lunch instead of a breakfast for an early start and always being on hand to help. The single room was a perfect size and had everything required. Denise's home cooking and cakes were exceptional too! The B&B is centrally located and a short walk to the town... More 

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Ben for posting this review. We were pleased to be able to help you get the most out of your stay and that you were able to get a good walk in. We are always happy to provide a packed lunch in lieu of breakfast if people want a very early start. Packed lunches are also available to... More 

Chesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed at Portland House twice recently and its been brilliant both times... Nice spacious room, powerful shower(not one of those electric ones that produce a dribble) lovely breakfast (scrambled eggs and salmon especially good), friendly hosts, and good location about 5 minutes from centre.. What's not to like?

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for this review. It was good to meet you both and we are pleased you enjoyed both your recent stays. Thank you for your comments, we are fortunate to have great water pressure since investing in a new hot water system, so all rooms now have powerful showers - always welcome, particularly after a days walking! We... More 

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