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Wilts
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We cannot rate our stay too highly! From the moment we arrived and received the warm welcome from Maggie & Mike, we knew we were in for a rather special treat. With the wonderfully comfortable and equipped accommodation, the unbeatable location and a wealth of attractions within easy walking range we enjoyed an especially memorable stay, with the added benefits...

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SE London
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had the top floor room with the balcony and roof terrace, and were blessed with the weather to enjoy it. Great views over the rooftops, great view of the Spinnaker, Gunwharf Quays, Gosport and the Isle of Wight, and great to watch the comings and goings on the Solent. Right in the heart of Old Portsmouth with 3 pubs...

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Victor, New York
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My wife Luisa and I found Fortitude Cottage to be an absolute gem! Beautiful facility, outstanding location and wonderful hosts! We loved our penthouse room and highly recommend this B&B to anyone seeking a quality stay in Portsmouth. Glenn Cooke, Victor, New York, USA

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful weekend and first free nights on our week long UK vacation! My husband and I spent two fabulous nights here with a great view of the harbor. We arrived by car early afternoon (pre arranged the arrival time since we came straight upon arrival from the US) and met immediately by Maggie and Mike. Superb hosts, welcoming...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2016

'Wonderful accomodation and fantastic location; everything perfect and luxurious. Friendly service and excellent breakfast. The roof terrace was an unexpected delight with great views and addictive day bed that it was hard to leave even for Portsmouth's many attractions. '

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Perfect place to stay, very clean and friendly - great location, would definitely stay again and recommend to friends. The super Deluxe Double room with en-suite was immaculate and impressed with the room & the view. Great overall standard. Thank you Maggie & Mike for an enjoyable & comfortable stay - Great breakfast.

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Solihull
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Wonderful welcome, lovely and very thoughtfully equipped room and delicious breakfast. Would highly recommend. We look forward to visiting again. This is a great spot to explore the charms of Old Portsmouth or to visit Gunwharf or Southsea.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 April 2016

We stayed here for 6 nights in the Penthouse room which has its own private roof terrace. The room was very well presented. There was a flat screen TV and two chairs (unlike so many hotel rooms which only have one!). The giant bed had a very thick topper which you literally sink into. There was also a fridge, kindly...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here and couldn't of asked for more. Lovely hosts and our penthouse room was immaculately clean and well stocked with toiletries, drinks as well as super comfy 6ft bed with private balcony and roof terrace. Free parking and close to all amenities. Wide selection for breakfast and felt really welcomed. Would definitely recommend a stay here and can't...

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Wharton, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2015

My wife & I spent 3 nights at the Fortitude Cottage 7-9 September 2015. Maggie & Mike were fantastic hosts. The breakfasts were fantastic. Our room was large, well furnished, and was spotless. The same can be said for the bathroom. Because our room was not available for 3 nights, we had to move the last day/night in Portsmouth. They...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, Location, Location.....This bed & breakfast is one of the most ideally located as all the attractions of Portsmouth and Southsea are within walking distance such as maritime England on your doorstep, with the ships, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and HMS Mary Rose, all the Royal Naval museums and the Royal Marines museum. Other attractions include Gunwharf Quays, Spinnaker Tower, Southsea Castle and Charles Dickens birthplace. The Round Tower, Square Tower, Fort Nelson, Submarine Museum and Portchester Castle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fortitude Cottage

Address: 51 Broad Street | Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2JD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: RM664 - RM797 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The top floor room has two terraces , the top one offering wonderful views of the harbour”
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“Top Floor / Penthouse Room is definitely worth the slightly extra money”
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“Penthouse was beautiful.”
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“Can only go by our experience in the penthouse suite.”
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“Top floor room has a roof terrace with great views”
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