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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Rod and Denise were very welcoming hosts and had a cheery greeting for everybody at breakfast. Breakfast was excellent (spot on consistency of scrambled eggs that some B&Bs struggle with) and thoughtfully timed; toast when you want it, not as soon as you arrive so that it's cold when you eat it. The room was very clean, extremely comfortable, quiet...

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

It was a pleasure to meet you both and we do hope that you will return like the title of your review! Thank you for your comments - we are very proud that we hold the Enjoy England Breakfast Award but it is remarks from our guests that mean the most. We are fortunate to be situated in a quiet...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This August we spent three days in Keswick, and we could not have chosen a better place to stay. The house is beautiful, the rooms are comfy, well equipped, and in absolutely pristine condition. The breakfast is delicious, great choice of food, all freshly cooked just the way we wanted it, accompanied with a large selection of yoghurts, cereal and...

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

Hello Diana. Thank you for taking the time to post this review. It was great to meet you both and Rod was pleased to be able to take you out for a ride while you were here. We appreciate your comments about our house and the breakfasts - we are very proud to be holders of the Visit England and...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Denise & Rod always make us feel very welcome, the accommodation, location, food & the feeling of a home away from home is really hard to beat. Always on hand with advice on everything from walks to good local restaurants. a trip to the Lakes wouldn't be the same without a stop over at The Portland House.

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

We are always delighted when our guests mention they feel at home when they stay with us - it means we are doing things right! Thank you for another great review. It was good to see you again and we look forward to the next time. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Portland house ticks all the boxes, everything that has been mentioned by previous reviews is spot on .You will not be better looked after or be as impressed by the attention to detail in any five star hotel. Rod and Denise not only do a great job but also really enjoy what they do which comes across to all guest...

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

It was great to see you again and we are glad you had a good time - we have become friends now and it is always nice to catch up. Thank you for another excellent review - regular visitors posting for us is helpful to potential guests reading reviews. We look forward to the next time. Best wishes Denise and...

North West England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Arrived for a two night break with my mum from the 7th to the 9th of September We received a lovely warm welcome with a chat and a tray of tea !! Fabulous finishing touches in the bedroom..... including face wipes ...a torch.... beautiful home made Shortbread with the tray of drinks !!! Lovely breakfast lounge with a delicious breakfast...

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

It was lovely to meet you and your Mum and for your sister to come over and say hello. We are pleased you enjoyed your short break in Keswick and thank you for your kind comments in this review. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We very much enjoyed our 2 night visit during our walk of the Cumbrian Way. Location was close to center of town yet still in a quiet neighborhood. Our room was large and comfortable, with the king sized bed appreciated. Denise and Rod were very welcoming and informative.

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

Keswick is a popular rest stay for visitors walking the Cumbria Way and we always enjoy meeting people who are exploring our County by foot. Thank you for taking the time to post this review - we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we may see you again should you return to Keswick in the future. Best wishes...

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Portland house. Denise and Rod made us feel very welcome. They were very friendly and welcoming and their sense of humour made us feel right at home. They were happy to answer any questions we had and were informative about the local area. The rooms were lovely. We had room 1, and clearly they...

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

It was a pleasure to meet you all and we are glad we were able to accommodate you for your family reunion. Thank you for your comments in this review - yes, we have put a lot of thought into equipping our rooms, we have tried to include things that we would appreciate when staying in a guest house -...

Ipswich, England.
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We love this place so much we've just had our 2nd visit and we are booking our 3rd which should be recommendation enough! Rod and Denise are the perfect welcoming hosts (just like staying with friends) in a beautifully clean house with lovely bedrooms with really comfy beds and bathrooms with nice toiletries and proper sized towels. Breakfasts to are...

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

Thank you so much for your lovely comments in this review - we enjoyed seeing you both again and were please you had a great stay. When guests mention the little extras we provide it makes our efforts so worthwhile - we try to include everything that we would like in a guestroom we were staying in ourselves! We look...

Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My wife and I stayed at Portland House for 3 days in August this year. To summarise it was the perfect three days. Weather was fantastic, our room was excellent, large and roomy, and our hosts Denise and Rod couldn't have done more to make our break better. Homemade cakes always available to guests, breakfasts were fantastic and even homemade...

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

We were delighted to see you both again and are flattered that you felt your stay was the perfect three days. It was great to catch up with news of your family and we thank you for your comments about our B&B. We both look forward to see you again soon. Best wishes Denise and Rod

London
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Portland House for 2 nights in August (Thurs/Fri). We'd stayed before and got the same lovely room with very large very comfy bed. Bathroom was great and fitted out to a very high standard. Denise and Rod are both lovely hosts and happy to help with anything you might need. There's always freshly baked cakes to help yourself...

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

Thank you Stephen for posting this review. It was great to see you both again and we are pleased you enjoyed your return stay with us. Denise's cake are very popular with our guests - she will certainly have been baking the next time you come to stay. Book early to avoid disappointment! Best wishes Denise and Rod

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €44 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Portland House Bed And Breakfast Keswick, Lake District
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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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“Third Floor was terrific!”
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“Room 4 is on the 1st floor on the corner with 2 large sunny windows.”
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“all rooms very good standard”
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“All rooms are good. Not noisy.”
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