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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment I walked in to the giving back of the door key the whole experience of this hotel was excellent. Super attentive staff who couldn't do enough to make your stay pleasant was so refreshing especially in such a well priced hotel. I had a small double that was more than adequate and fitted my needs perfectly. Super...

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Thank Jutter2013
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Florence House early in December. We were supposed to be meeting up with some friends but they cancelled - that's another story. As I could not cancel the room on Bookings.Com we decided to visit anyway and were very pleased we did. The hotel is lovely, rooms warm and well presented and good value whilst not being 'cheap'!...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a small double which was small but more than adequate,clean and modern. Great staff and service and a fantastic a la carte breakfast. Didn't use the Gastro pub this time but have eaten there before and had an excellent meal with great service. Have used the usual value chain hotels in Southsea many times and didn't pay any...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really liked our stay at Florence House, we got a coach to Clarence pier from London and it was a close taxi ride to the hotel with all our bags. Very close to the promenade so we could walk along the ocean each morning after breakfast (which was delicious). The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Our team are doing their best to assure our guests get the perfect service, so it is really nice to read such a great review! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and we would be more than happy to welcome you again soon!

Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

POSITIVES:- Friendly and welcoming staff , very attentive. Tastefully decorated hotel , clean fresh ambiance. Excellent choice and quality of breakfast. We ate at the Florence Arms (Kitchen) in the evening, good quality produce , friendly and efficient service. The restaurant is tastefully decorated in similar style to the hotel with comfortable seating. Whilst on this visit there were a...

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Chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the Southsea section of a charming port town with various activities of interest. The hotel is in a neighborhood and comprises five or six former early to mid 19th century houses that are separated one from the other. Each has perhaps 4-6 guest rooms, all refurbished and appealing. Medium sized rooms with compact baths. A difficult climb up 3...

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Reception1113, Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you liked our town and enjoyed the area. Thank you for your kind comments about our bedrooms. We are however sorry to hear you struggled with stairs - we would have been more than happy to accommodate you on a lower floor had we known. We do note on all 3rd...

UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location for all Southsea's attractions, warm welcome and a well run quirky hotel or B&B you decide, breakfast cooked to order, rooms clean bright and functional. The Florence arms down the road is a modern designer bar serving hot food and drinks.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my brief stay at the Florence House Hotel. The room was large, comfortable, very clean and beautifully decorated. The staff were professional and very friendly. Breakfast was lovely and fresh and hot. I also enjoyed the lovely large bath tub, which I wasn't expecting to see in the room, so may have been upgraded? Really couldn't find...

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Oxford,Uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived very late 9.30 pm , after a stressful drive from Southern Spain , and a very delayed ferry. Only booked 30 minutes before from terminal as we were both exhausted and decided to stay in Southsea before our homeward bound 6 hr trip home the next day. A very welcome reception from the young lady . Told her we...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased you found the hotel good value for money compared to the hotels in the area and that you liked the room decoration.We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome. We will pass on the message to Agata and we look forward to seeing you...

Catania, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is ireally close to south sea center,two minutes walking from shops,restaurants and close to the seaside.our room was really cosy and clean,in a shabby chic style!very good breakfast,fresh cooked.a special thanks to Agata and Giada that make you feel at home!

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we are pleased you enjoyed the stay! We appreciate you noting the staff's service especially Giada and Agata, we are pleased he added to your stay positively. Many thanks again and we hope to see you again soon!

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Florence House Hotel, part of The Mercer Collection, is a unique boutique style hotel. The intimate arrangement creates a friendly atmosphere. The hotel is housed in an Edwardian residence that has been restored to create a beautiful blend of old and new. We have seven rooms ranging from doubles, to superior doubles and suites. All of our rooms are completely different in style, and offer something to suit everyone whether your taste is contemporary, antique, or vintage French! We have an on-site A La Carte Restaurant The Kitchen Southsea and a Boutique Pub The Florence Arms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Florence House Hotel

Address: 2 Malvern Road, Portsmouth PO5 2NA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: RM328 - RM966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Florence House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Florence Hotel Portsmouth
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#2 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#3 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#4 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
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“Low floor to avoid carrying bags up narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles jeromeoconnor, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Luxury accommodation at a very affordable price”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne17, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Has different sized room. I was only there for one night and had the small double which was perfect for me and husband.”
 of 5 bubbles 642annes, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room at the front which was lovely and bright and also quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Madmaurice, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get as big a room as possible”
 of 5 bubbles TimothyP479, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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