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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

From start to finish Victoria Court offers a good service and value for money. The owner, David Johnson, not only emailed all the information we needed to get there and check in beforehand, but texted me with details while we were en route. He provided lots of information and a detailed map with the B&B clearly marked, so getting around... More 

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2 Thank HelenMcCarthy
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2012

Most satisfied with B&B. Clean, comfortable easy access to all attractions and town. Bus stop near by. Proprietor very helpful, needed extra night because of car breakdown, all arranged even gave us recommendation where to get it fixed locally. Breakfast very satisfying - plenty of choice, linen napkins! Impressed for the price. VGV (very good value all round). Free WIFI.

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Thank stel53
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2012

Booked a room here for 1 night, prior to taking over a house I rented in the area. The room was cheap and I did not expect much. But, the room was lovely, comfy large bed and with a good bathroom. I had to leave very early in the morning and did not expect more than a cup of tea,... More 

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2 Thank cervelo_rs
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35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Arrived late, but David was organised and had a safe only accessible by PIN. Very quiet and cosy. Complimentary tea, shampoo all inclusive of the price. Had a lovely snooze, shower was very good, consistant temperature throughout! Rooms were spotless, theme suited the building lovely, woke up to a cosy breakfast, very delicious local sausages, well proportioned, just excellent all... More 

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1 Thank Country12Boy
Stafford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Just spent two nights at this lovely B&B. My room was very cosy and comfortable nice and clean. David the owner was really friendly and the morning breakfasts were superb.Loved the little arbour for smokers. The parking permit was a bonus as was the freedom to come and go as you please due to having a key for front door.Would... More 

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1 Thank Patricia C
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

Dear Patricia C, Thank you for giving such a lovely review. The arbour is just a few years old and the wisterias have grown well over it, and now heading towards the Acers. However every May I am waiting for them to flower and so far disappointed, but its said I have to wait seven years. I’ll post a picture... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

This Quaint guest house was lovely, The room, bedding and bathroom were all very clean and tidy. David the owner was very helpful and genuine. The room was also lovely and warm (which was very welcoming after a cold and wet day at the dockyard) The bed was very comfortable and sheets were inpecable clean. (love to know how he... More 

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2 Thank Janet B
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

Dear Janet B Thank you for your review, and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I’m afraid its been a cold wet summer, but we have been able to dry our Egyptian Cotton Sheets on the line outside, which makes a big difference as the sea air gives them a lovely fresh smell. We hope to see you again.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Had 2 nights in Victoria Court in mid April 2012. Room was warm and cosy, had a good nights sleep followed by a better than expected breakfast down in the basement area. Not as pricey as some other B&B's, but good value. Friendly service and advice. Parking could perhaps become a problem as you simply park out on the street,... More 

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1 Thank bkq828487
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

Dear bkq828487 Thank you for writing your review, and I am glad you enjoyed our breakfasts. The award winning sausages are from a local butcher while the pig farm is also local and the bacon comes from the same butcher. The on street parking is now permit parking, which we give you a permit to display in the window. We... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Would not recommend this B&B. The bedding was not clean, towels smell, the wire of the socket underneath the table is hanging out and the shower itself was a nightmare! However, I'd give some credit to the good location, breakfast and the rather friendly owner.

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Thank YTHoo
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

I'm sorry to say that the comments are totally untrue and libellous. Our sheets are scrupulously cleaned using Ariel Actilift and the towels are softened with Lenor Spring Awakening. Any stains noticed when the bed is stripped are spot washed and if a mark is noticed during the making of the bed it is rejected. We are fastidious about this... More 

Harpenden, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2012

A very pleasant B & B situated on outskirts of Southsea. Large double room with freeview tv, 2 easy chairs in nice to relax in. 2 Minormoans 1in our room - Shower head can not be turned round so water shoots out at shower door & niether tap marked Hot or Cold . Basement is used for breakfast -freshly decorated... More 

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4 Thank henlowboy
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

Dear henlowboy Thank you for the review and glad you enjoyed your stay. Just to respond to your comments, we have now replaced the shower heads with ones on a flexible hose, and unfortunately the tap colours come off with continuous cleaning. Normally the dining room is warm but sometimes a guest turns the radiator off, and I don't notice... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2012

The only disappointment with this B&B is that we could only stay one night! The friendliest and most helpful hosts, exceptionally respectful of all their guests, and quite possibly the nicest full english breakfast i've ever had! Very well organized, warm, comfortable and welcoming. Very clear safety directions, and such nice attention to small details... simple things such as the... More 

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1 Thank NatVV
rookuk, Owner at Victoria Court, responded to this review

Dear NatVV Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you loved the directions sign, Two things prompted me to put it there, 1. I have a dreadful memory and when I stay at a hotel and given directions the moment I step outside I can’t remember left or right. 2. Another guest said the next morning over breakfast there... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely family run B&B (hotel) set in the center of in Portsmouth, Southsea, and Gunwharf real time reservations and free Wi-Fi and computer. Proprietors in residence David & Vicky Johnson. Situated here for over 25 years, while the family has lived in Portsmouth for about 200 years.•En-suite shower and toilet •26 inch LCD Freeview Colour Television •Hospitality tray •Toiletries including shampoo •Wi-Fi throughout - FREE •Clock alarm •Radio •Digital Safe •Free use of computer to the Internet •No Smoking (covered smoking area outside) •Hairdryer •Iron and ironing board •Central heating controls •Cotton sheets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Court

Address: 29 Victoria Road North, Portsmouth PO5 1PL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: €46 - €94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Victoria Court Hotel Portsmouth
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“Go for a ground floor, stairs are steep”
  • Room 7 a staircase too far
 of 5 bubbles Mike056_11, 28 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We had rear room so no traffic noise. But was on 4th floor - no problem for us.”
 of 5 bubbles stel53, 2 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Rooms on three floors so ask for ground floor if you find stairs difficult.”
 of 5 bubbles lukin128, 5 Sep 2011 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles Barnabee797, 10 May 2011 | Read review
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