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Portland House Bed and Breakfast

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 6, 2015

My third stay at Portland House and once again everything was perfect. The beautifully appointed rooms (Room 4 this time) are fantastically comfortable, and 4 nights of superb sleep were had despite everything storm Desmond was throwing at Keswick. The breakfast experience is superb, and owners Rod and Denise cannot do enough for you - fantastic level of service. Highly...

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

It was good to see you again David and the others in your party. You all managed to make the most of your 4 days despite the dreadful weather, we were glad it didn't disturb your sleep. We appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Denise and Rod

Leamington Spa
Reviewed December 6, 2015

I can't remember how many times I have visited Portland House now. Over the years the highest standards are always met but new improvements always sought and now I enjoy coming with my fiancé who feels as much a part of the 'rod and denise' family as I do. When i have had to stay elsewhere (they book up quick!),...

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

We are always pleased to see you and it does feel like part of the family visiting when you come to stay. Thank you for posting another review, we look forward to seeing you both again soon. There will be plenty of home made shortbread! Best wishes for Christmas and New Year Denise and Rod

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 4, 2015

we stayed here in early November, just getting round to reviewing it now and just wanted to advise anyone thinking of staying here, you don't need to "think" about it, just book it I spent quite a while looking for accommodation and reading reviews and I can say without any hesitation stop looking now this place and the couple who...

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

Thank you Shaun for posting this review. We really appreciate your comments and hope to see you again one day soon. Best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Denise and Rod

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 2, 2015

After looking at a couple of B & B's in the close vicinity as soon as the owner opened the door you could see it was far superior than what I had looked at for the same price. The owners Rod and Denise made us more than welcome, the place was immaculate, breakfast was amazing and Denise's home made cakes...

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for posting this review. We are proud of our awards from Visit England and are glad you appreciated the standard of accommodation we provide. We hope to see you both again one day soon. Best wishes for Christmas and New Year. Denise and Rod

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 30, 2015

Having stayed in a host of B&Bs in Keswick over many years, I can confidently assert that Portland House is unbeatable. In an unremarkable stone terrace house in a quiet street, Denise and Rod have created an exceptional holiday experience through their cheerful, friendly and considerate personalities and their close attention to detail in every facility they provide. Unfazed by...

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

It was great to see you all again and we were glad to be able to accommodate everyone for your stay. Thank you for your great comments in this review, we really appreciate you posting one for us again. Unfortunately the weather was not kind over the weekend but you all managed to get out and made the most of...

middlesbrough
Reviewed November 14, 2015

My wife and i stayed beginning of November and will definitely be going back . Firstly i am wheelchair bound and the room and facilities were so easy for me to move around . Nothing was to much trouble for our marvelous hosts even so far as having a wheelchair ramp in place before we even arrived . Ground floor...

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

It was great to meet you both and we are pleased we were able to help make your stay so enjoyable. Our ground floor room is very popular and we are delighted that you found it so comfortable. Thanks for posting the excellent review. We look forward to seeing you again! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Washington UK
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited Portland House for a few days break during the half term. My wife and I stayed in a very nice double room whilst across the landing our adult daughter had a single room. Both rooms were well appointed, warm and very clean. The establishment is run by Denise and Rod who made our stay very pleasant. The breakfast...

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

We enjoyed meeting you all and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are fortunate to be in a quiet location yet only a short walk into town with it's shops, cafes and bars, and of course our Theatre and beautiful Lake Derwentwater. Thank you for posting this review, we hope that you will come back and stay...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 11, 2015

We booked 3 nights many months in advance, to coincide with a weekend of trail running organised by Lakeland Trails. The weather all weekend was appalling. We did the first run (in pouring rain) before going to Portland House. What sets a great B&B apart are the small details, such as when you arrive for the first time and the...

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

Thank you for your great comments in this review. When you arrived soaking wet after the running event, we were pleased to help you dry out and warm up! Although the weather was not very kind over the weekend, it didn't stop you getting out and enjoying yourselves, we are glad you had a good time. It was good to...

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We spent 2 nights at Portland House and again the standard was excellent. We had a large room with king size bed which was extremely comfortable. The room was very clean and included home made shortbread, bottled water, tea/coffee and on arrival we could help ourselves to home made cup cakes. The breakfast is the best I have tasted with...

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

It was lovely to see you both again and thank you for your great comments. We are pleased you liked your room - we have booked you into your 'regular' one for next March. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Cheshire, England
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed here for two nights in order to attend a friend's wedding. It was delightful. We were greeted by host Denise who showed us to our room, then brought up a tray of tea and cakes - what a lovely touch! Denise and Rod are great hosts, friendly, helpful and genuinely interested in their guests. Our room was clean...

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We are always pleased to hear when guests who have stayed following a recommendation enjoy their stay with us and you booked following the stay by the Bride and Groom a few weeks ago with her parents. We both enjoy what we do and a big part is getting to know people and helping them get the most out of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Attractive Victorian residence in a quiet area within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, theatre and the lake. Our six en-suite guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. Breakfasts are freshly cooked to order using locally sourced ingredients and include traditional English with vegetarian options, or choose from several lighter options. Special diets can be catered for and all beverages are Fair trade. A warm welcome awaits you. Completely non smoking and sorry no pets or children under 12 years. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portland House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $48 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“There is a ground floor room which is accessible for wheelchair users.”
ritabL3549GF, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room 4 was a super king size room with double aspect views, very quiet”
sinid2014, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“ground floor room is disabled accessible and has a very large bathroom with large walk in shower.”
Lesley214, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms are presented to a high standard.”
jase477, Apr 3, 2017 | Read review
“Ask about which rooms have electric showers if water pressure is important to you”
jamss22, Mar 28, 2017 | Read review
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