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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2013

My husband and I stayed here overnight for a shopping trip. We were warmly welcomed by Mike, who clearly explained the routine for breakfast and showed us our room, as well as giving us a parking permit for our stay ( the parking really is just opposite the B & B). First impressions were excellent, clean, warm and welcoming atmosphere....

3Thank NickandLorraineB
Reviewed 17 November 2013

My wife and I stayed here for one night recently and could not fault it in any way. We were able to check in early and the parking is right outside the door. The room was spotless and with a large bathroom. Mike and Maggie are perfect hosts and we will return again.

Thank Gerry F
Reviewed 16 November 2013

We had a two night stay at Fortitude cottage 8-10/11/2013. We had a fabulous stay, it was our second vist to Fortitude Cottage, we stayed there in 2008, with that great visit in mind we booked again and suffice to say we were delighted again. Our hosts were very friendly, we had very comfortable rooms and the breakfasts were superb....

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Reviewed 16 November 2013 via mobile

Great room, great free parking, great view, friendly hosts, good breakfast. So many great things to see in Portsmouth, so many great restaurants to eat in. In a word: "great". Would recommend to anyone who wanted a great place to stay in a city full of sights. Barry and Ali

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Reviewed 5 November 2013

We recently stayed at Fortitude Cottage for the night after a concert in Portsmouth and were so impressed! Brilliantly situated in the heart of Old Portsmouth, this B&B was superb in every way. Maggie and Mike are friendly, helpful and generous hosts, our room and en suite were immaculately clean, tastefully decorated and really cosy with a great view through...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Just back from 3 days at the Fortitude in Portsmouth. If you want the comfort of a top quality hotel and the welcome of friends you feel you have known for years - there is only one place I know. Just go to Fortitude Cottage and Spinnaker View - and enjoy.

Thank derek s
Kessingland, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Absolutely perfect for our 40th anniversary visit to Pompey, room 8 fantastic views huge comfortable bed, huge bathroom all immaculate. Much better than a 4/5 star hotel. The proximity of the IOW ferrry didn't bother us as very quiet, in summer have the air conditioning on. Maggie and Mike excellent hosts, we hope to stay again and would thoroughly reccomend...

1Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Best B&B we have stayed in yet! Location was fantastic both for maritime history and ferry crossing. Very clean with lovely breakfast from the perfect hosts. Parking was free by issue of pass for car park opposite. Deserves the good reviews - well done!

3Thank swimgym
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We never usually stay in BB's, well until now we didn't. We like our 4-5* hotel's, BUT what a beautiful BB, immaculate,contemporary,great location and very nice proprietors. Beautiful fresh breakfast.Free parking,bottled water in the room, mints with your coffee, all the trimmings of a 5* hotel. We hope to be back.

1Thank SharonCambs
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We stayed here for one night en route to Sussex and to visit the Mary Rose museum. Fortitude Cottage is in a quiet part of Old Portsmouth nearly on the waterfront. We had a parking permit for the car park opposite the cottage, given by our hosts! We had a ground floor double room . It was really good. Spotless,...

1Thank Judy P

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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: RM665 - RM792 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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