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Halifax, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

We stayed at Lombard house in July for the Americas Cup. All aspects of our stay exceeded expectations from Alex’s warm welcome and great conversation throughout, the house and our room, the excellent breakfast, et al. Alex, Lombard House will be first choice for our next visit.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This B&B is wonderfully located near historic Portsmouth. Alex, the owner, is a wonderfully friendly and helpful fellow who knows an extraordinary amount of the history of Portsmouth and, especially, Admiral Nelson.

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Devon
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82 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I had a last minute change of ferry booking, so needed a one night stay in Portsmouth and chose Lombard House from the reviews here. So pleased I did. A little old fashioned, but only in a quaint way, as it had everything you could want and bags of character. Also, the loveliest owners ever - really friendly, passionate about... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 November 2014

Cant recommend highly enough... great hosts, perfect location, comfortable rooms, legendary breakfasts, bundles of character As a couple on a long weekend getaway we couldnt have been happier there and look forward to returning !

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North West England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Very welcoming and well placed in Old Portsmouth. On street parking wasn't a problem. Not suitable for anyone who has difficulty with narrow steep stairs as the 2 bedrooms are on the top floor and breakfast is served in the basement (which has a low ceiling). I should have asked for non allergic pillows as the feather pillows set my... More 

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Bury-St-Edmunds
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

We have just been to Lombard house for another visit, our third, and have booked another visit in November. Enough said? Alex's breakfast is still the biggest and best that I've had. Many thanks to Finney and Alex.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2014

One of the downsides of a good review is that other people will discover your 'personal find' and then it is not just yours!!! As a re-enactor myself it was a joy to discover 'Nelson' on the premises. Alex has been known to portray him in the past, and he even looks like him too!! Breakfast was in the unique... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

My wife and I had stayed at Lombard House in May 2013 and were so impressed we had to stay there again ! The property dates back we understand to the 17th century and is full of character. Alex is a brilliant host and nothing was too much trouble. There are only two rooms at Lombard, the yellow room and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We wanted a place for our family of four plus Grandma to stay. Nothing was too much trouble and, we were all accommodated, at fair value. (Grandma stayed at another couple's B and B over the road, but we all ate together) the breakfast was sumptous, requiring tin foil which was happily provided to cart off the extra sausages for... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

Lombard House is an excellent B&B in a small charming 17th century house in Old Portsmouth. Its a good location within 10/15 mins walk of Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station and the Historic Dockyard. Our room was clean and comfortable and the owners were friendly and helpful and provided a very good breakfast in unique surroundings

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Lombard House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 9 Lombard Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Lombard House Bed And Breakfast
Lombard House Hotel Portsmouth
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“Both rooms are large, roomy, cosy and just great”
 of 5 bubbles alchrissie, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book it. You'll love this Georgian house. Or you could stay in the formulaic Holiday Inn”
 of 5 bubbles skater2409, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choice is simply front or back, back has better view of the cathedral and gardens. Both up 2 flights of steep stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles John_Drummond, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Front room has a shower back room a bath but they are both excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles bobs376, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Back room quieter but no stand up shower. Front room sleeps 3.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretclincoln, 3 Jul 2014 | Read review
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