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Chesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Have stayed several times and always good. Rooms big and nice, showers good, big comfortable beds and don't forget the cakes and shortbread.. Good location with easy 5 minute walk to centre for food etc.

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Hartlebury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful stay at a great B and B, rod and Denise were the perfect hosts making you feel very welcome. Our room was gorgeous with everything you could think of for a comfortable stay and Denise your shortbread is best I've ever tasted. The location was ideal for walking and the town, we didn't use the car all the...

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

Thank you Sue for this excellent review, it was a pleasure to meet you both and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We are fortunate to be in a quiet area which has unrestricted on-road parking as well as being so close to the town with the shops, cafes and bars. There are plenty of lovely walks...

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After deciding on a break after the new year to see the Lakes in winter we arrived at Portland house on a decidedly chilly friday evening to be once again met by both Rod and Denise and soon as we were shown to our room on the 1st floor we were ask if we would like some tea or coffee...

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

We always look forward to seeing you both and it was great to see you for a short winter break this time. Thank you for your comments about the rooms and breakfasts - we know the scrambled eggs and smoked salmon is a favourite! Hopefully next time you come over the weather will be a bit warmer and you will...

Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from another break at this fabulous place. A quick two day trip for a party and as per usual Rod and Denise surpassed themselves with the hospitality shown to everyone staying with them. The rooms as always are beautiful, clean, comfortable and very well equipped. Breakfast was wonderful and again we have booked for another visit before we...

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

Thank you Lesley for posting this review after your short break with us. It was great to see you both again and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you later in the year, your favourite room is booked! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest quite the best B&B we have ever stayed in - Rod and Denise were very welcoming and made excellent hosts as well as excellent breakfasts - will definitely be returning when we visit Keswick again and hopefully there will be room at the inn !!

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

Thank you for choosing to stay with us to celebrate New Year, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We always look forward to the New Year break when we have a house full of guests, some regulars and some new to us, and try to make it that little bit special. We appreciate you posting this excellent review for...

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My sister and I have just spent a lovely weekend in Keswick. We were warmly greeted and shown to our very comfortable spacious elegant room. Our hosts were very helpful to us with local information. We enjoyed lovely breakfasts of local produce. We will certainly return for our next visit to Keswick.

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

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you plan to return next time you visit Keswick. Thank you for posting this review, we enjoyed meeting you both. We wish you a Happy Christmas and send best wishes for 2017 Denise and Rod

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had a warm welcome, warm and very clean accomodation. It was very busy but Rod and Denise still gave us great service. Some nice little home comforts such as homemade shortbread in your room. Whilst we were there we met a group which had been going for the last 17 years so that repeat business speaks for itself ....

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

Thank you Teresa for this excellent review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Keswick. We have many regular guests, which as we mentioned to you, have now become friends. We look forward to seeing you again in 2017 and send best wishes for a Happy Christmas. Denise and Rod

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was our first time staying at Portland House but I'm sure it won't be the last. Denise and Rod are excellent hosts they made us feel very welcome. Our room was a good size very clean with very good bathroom facilities. A pot of tea was delivered to our room on arrival which we appreciated very much together with...

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

It was a pleasure to welcome you to our home and we pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to post this review for us. We wish you a Happy Christmas and hope to see you again in 2017. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Fantastic hospitality from Denise & Rod make staying at Portland a joy. Rooms and breakfasts superb as ever. Rod'll make sure your flasks are filled for a day on the hills, Denise's home baking also finding a place in our backpacks. Extra touches, effortlessly done - all contribute to making a stay at Portland such a great experience.

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

Thank you for another great review David, we really appreciate it when returning guests post reviews for us! It was lovely to see you and the rest of your group for the annual Christmas get-together. The weather was kind and therefore you all got some good walks in. Denise was happy to provide baking for you to take out on...

Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Rod & Denise really know how to make you feel welcome - Portland house is in a near perfect location sitting on a light and airy corner with view over the roof tops to the distant hills. Keswick is just a very short walk away. Every room & bathroom has now been updated and the house has more of the...

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

We always look forward to your annual Christmas break with us and it was great to see you all again. Thank you for posting another excellent review - we always value your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay - we certainly enjoyed the banter with you all! We look forward to next year, you're booked in the diary....

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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: RM204 - RM248 (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, Cumbria
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“Room 4 is lovely”
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“Room 1 is ground floor so has easy access.”
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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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