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    Keppels Head

    24-26 The Hard, Portsmouth PO1 3DT, England
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent8%
    • Very good30%
    • Average30%
    • Poor11%
    • Terrible19%
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    “free parking” (35 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Free Internet
    2 Star Hotel
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    188 reviews
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Somewhat concerned by some of the previous reviews, I did wonder what we would find when we stayed for a few nights. I left wondering why there has been so many dreadful reviews. It's true that the hotel needs a major infusion of cash to...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Hotel in good location. Staff friendly breakfast good. Room disgusting need a complete makeover. Carpet stained no shower Toilet dirty on arrival plug on heater burnt dangerous. No wi fi in room. Over priced. Won't return or recommend.

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I stayed in this hotel a year back with my mum and dad. First impressions, I absolutely loved it. The whole style of the place was fabulas and different, it's nice to have something different from all these 'modern' places. I must say the gentleman...More

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Was slightly concerned about our visit due to some of the reviews on trip advisor. However we had a brilliant visit. Yes the Hotel is tired and in need of decoration however it's location could not be improved on. The free parking was a bonus...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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    The Ship Leopard Hotel
    188 reviews
    #7 of 34 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Portsmouth
     
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    #5 of 34 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Portsmouth
     
    The George Hotel
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    1,188 reviews
    #21 of 38 hotels in Portsmouth
     
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    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$81 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Derekdelking
    Hi could you tell me where and how this free parking works ? Thanks
    26 January 2016|
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    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! :)
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    amandayazooxx
    I was told that smoking was allowed in some bedrooms. is that still correct?
    11 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.
    1 April 2015|
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    Response from dr8484 | Reviewed this property |
    not sure this is a question though, d
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    "Best views"
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    "We had a room on the front- very large and great views"
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    "dont go there"
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    "Would recommend second floor"
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