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Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Having been before a few years ago I knew this was a good B&B, but I'd forgotten how good. Denise & Rod manage to walk that difficult line between being friendly and interested while still giving you your privacy, making it a pleasure to stay here. The highlight has to be the food - the breakfast, the shortbread left in...

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

Thank you Andy for the great comments in this review. We were pleased to welcome you back to Portland House and that you found it even better than you remembered! Denise has made the shortbread ever since we took over the guesthouse, preferring it to the packets of bought biscuits (we always seem to get ones we don't like when...

Rugby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

A massive thank you to Rod and Denise for another wonderful stay in their lovely Portland House. Not sure what i can say what i haven't said before in previous reviews. Breakfast, yum yum, rooms, well room 6 which we continually return to are good sizes with a very comfy bed, just what you need after a long day in...

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

We always look forward to seeing you both and thank you for posting another great review for us. You were fortunate to have good weather for your stay and were certainly able to get out and do plenty of walking. Next time we will know which flask to put the sugar in! Very best wishes Denise and Rod

Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2015

A truly brilliant B & B. Very clean, welcoming and friendly. On arrival Denise was really helpful with information about the local area. Homemade biscuits were delicious. Good choice of food at breakfast, all served freshly cooked. Will definitely be booking Portland House again for our next trip to Keswick. Couldn't ask for a better location. Perfect.

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

Thank you Laura for your review, we enjoyed meeting you all and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your great comments and look forward to seeing you again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod

North Wales
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Denise and Rod made us feel at home from the minute we walked through the door! There was nothing we could fault. Little touches like Denise's homemade shortbread, the beautiful toiletries and suggestions of day trips, complete with map, added to our stay. Our room was spacious and luxurious with a spotlessly clean luxury ensuite. After a wonderful night's sleep,...

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

We really appreciate the great comments you have made in this review - thank you! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay to re-charge your batteries and hope that you will be able to find time to come back and see us again (Get the boys to do the milking!) Very best wishes Denise and Rod

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Portland House is the perfect place to stay in Keswick – a short walk from the centre, but tucked away from the busier parts of town. Rooms are clean, smart, and modern. The ensuite bathroom in the single room I stayed in was newly fitted with a great shower. Denise and Rod's hospitality was wonderful, and the food excellent. Very...

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

Thank you Nick for your comments in this review. Our single room is very popular and we are fortunate that it is larger than average, as are all our guest rooms. We enjoyed meeting you and hope that you will come back and stay again when you will be able to see more of our lovely area. Best wishes Denise...

Brough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Ideal location close to the town centre, but far enough away to ensure peace and quiet at night. Denise and Rod make you feel at home from the minute you arrive. The room, a superior king size was large and spotlessly clean with everything you could need for a very comfortable stay. Breakfast excellent (cooked to order) with a good...

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

Thank you so much for posting this excellent review - it was a pleasure to meet you and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We have stayed here previous years at Portland House,the rooms are bright,airy and very clean.Denise and Rod are excellent hosts, friendly and helpful.Home made shortbread in the rooms made by Denise herself is yummy,the breakfasts are excellent and such a varied choice.We enjoyed our stay here very much and we will return again in the near future.

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

Thank you for another excellent review. It was good to see you again, we appreciate you coming back after having to stay somewhere else for your last visit as we were fully booked! We were pleased that you were able to get out and do some nice walks and that the weather was good for you. It seems that we...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Denise and Rod were such great hosts. They are very friendly and helpful. Our room was very clean and modern. The location is great, just a short walk to some really good restaurants. There's even a laundry place around the corner for when you go out hiking on a rainy day and your clothes get all muddy. Parking in the...

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

Thank you for posting this review for us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that maybe you will come back again one day and explore more of our beautiful area. We do always try to ensure that our guests are able to park nearby - we have plenty of unrestricted on-road parking surrounding our guest...

Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have sadly checked out today. We had a most enjoyable stay. The b & b was comfortable and our room was very clean. The cooked breakfasts from Denise were excellent and the waiter Rod always had a laugh and natter to you when taking your order. We had really good weather which was also an added...

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

It is always a compliment when guests return to stay, it was great to see you both again. Thank you for posting this review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to get out and do some good walks - the weather was certainly perfect for you and it seems set to stay good for...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Myself and my boyfriend stayed at Portland House back in July. Rob and Denise were very friendly and hospitable, Denise gave us great advice on local walks in the area. The location of the B&B was very near to everything in Keswick and very easy to get out for walking around Derwent Water and surrounding hills. Overall a great place...

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

Thank you for posting this review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mention, we are fortunate to be in a quiet area but just a short walk to the shops, cafes and bars in town as well as our beautiful lake Derwentwater. We hope to see you again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod

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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: ₹ 3,003 - ₹ 3,652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Portland House Bed And Breakfast Keswick, Lake District
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“Lovely main floor room with easy access from the foyer”
 of 5 bubbles H4337QFgaryc, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 is lovely”
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“room 4 recommended”
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 of 5 bubbles SamA733, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is ground floor so has easy access.”
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“Room 4 on first floor has two large windows with views up the street to hills in background with fantastic sunsets”
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