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Keppels Head

1.5 km from Portsmouth centre
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
24-26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO1 3DT, England
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    All reviews hms warrior historic dockyard free parking torn wallpaper old fashioned lift portsmouth harbour railway station lovely old building kippers large room shopping centre few minutes walk mary rose exhibition bit dated breakfast was excellent would stay again bed was comfortable full english breakfast refurb gosport proximity
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Everything that others say about this hotel is true, it is like walking into an old museum, odd strips of wallpaper everywhere carpets of differing quality here and there, at least the bed was clean. It is a shame because with parking on site, our...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Filthy stained carpets and walls, mound on the windows, dirt all around the place, disgusting bathroom, wallpaper peeling off the walls. No one seemed to care. It felt like a homeless shelter. The bed was full of springs sticking out. The whole place smelt damp

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Read all the reviews and given that quite a few guests return to the hotel went to it with an open mind and hoped for a 'quirky' experience in an historic building opposite the dockyard.Oh my goodness - the curtains were torn, the carpets mismatched...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Dirty, smelly, really old bed with visible springs and flat pillows- paid bill because genuinely felt for staff working there. Owners should be ashamed, decor is like a condemned nursing home with filthy furnishings, dirty bathroom and a strong odour of shake and vac, febreeze...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked this hotel entirely on location and it works great for that, being 200 yards from both the Historic Dockyard and the shopping and restaurants at the quays, and it has free parking and views to the dockyard. It should be really thriving, given...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    Room/Suite (24)
    Bathroom (22)
    View from Room (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Hi could you tell me where and how this free parking works ? Thanks
    27 January 2016|
    Response from Kelly-J-Francis | Reviewed this property |
    You just park in the car park 2 mins past the hotel, they give you a permit and place it in the windscreen! :)
    I was told that smoking was allowed in some bedrooms. is that still correct?
    12 July 2015|
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    nicky M
    I've heard the hotel has received a government grant to upgrade. I Hope that is true, you deserve some recognition.
    2 April 2015|
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    Response from dr8484 | Reviewed this property |
    not sure this is a question though, d
    Room Tips
    "dont go there"
    Julie C, 14 days agoRead review
    "Would recommend second floor"
    Lynn T, 1 month agoRead review
    "Second or third floor for views or if not good on stairs 1st floor"
    bride2016, 1 month agoRead review
    "Rooms on the front certainly have noise from the nearby rail station"
    John H, 3 months agoRead review
    "We have had a room on the front with both of our visits"
    Graham S, 3 months agoRead review
    "Front has views over the harbour water front, the rear is quieter"
    Les N, 4 months agoRead review
    "If you request having a view over the water they actually do pay attention to your request and where possible..."
    Jackie O, 4 months agoRead review
    "Rooms at the front are probably better."
    Carolyn K, 4 months agoRead review
    "Don't stay in room 28"
    0310christy, 4 months agoRead review
    "front rooms better."
    Daisy4955, 5 months agoRead review
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