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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Keswick is a beautiful town and staying at Portland House made the whole experience so enjoyable. Apart from the B&B being immaculate with modern bathrooms, the owners are so friendly, they were always on hand to advise on places to visit and tell us about local restaurants, even to the point of booking the restaurant for us. The wonderful breakfast...

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

Thank you Charlotte for your comments in this excellent review. We both love Keswick and the Lake District and are pleased when our guests get the most from their stay with us and plan to return! We look forward to seeing you again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I visited Keswick with my family in September this year. The district is gorgeous while the hosts of this BnB provided the best experience we couldve asked for!!! Everything was super clean, very comfortable, nice and quiet - but most importantly the hosts were extremely warm and welcoming! They went out of their way to ensure whatever we needed was...

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

We enjoyed meeting your family Vidur and thank you for taking time to post this excellent review. We were pleased to be able to help your mother celebrate her birthday and that you all enjoyed your stay. There is plenty more to see in our beautiful area next time you stay! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Manchester, England.
Reviewed 13 October 2015

What ever I can add about Portland House has already been said, Denise & Rod are top hosts & deserve all the plaudits for their guest house. No1 in Keswick!! The room was top notch along with the breakfast, Shortcake was great along with the first I have ever been offered, Andrex toilet wipes, what more can you ask for?

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

We both smiled when we read your review- it is good to know that all the little extras that we provide are appreciated! Thanks for posting for us and we hope to see you back here again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Great location within walking distance from Keswick main high street. Room was well maintained and the homemade shortbread with tea and coffee facilities was a real nice touch! Also the option of fresh milk was a real bonus! Breakfast is great....we enjoyed the full breakfast as well as the other lighter options on offer! As for the hosts, Denise and...

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

Thank you Jacqueline for your comments in this excellent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Cheshire
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is an outstanding B and B with Denise and Rod providing wonderful service. We as a group had three bedrooms and they were all in first class condition with good shower rooms where one had space. The position is within walking distance of Keswick and although there is not on site parking it was easy to find a space...

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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 thank you for posting this review. You certainly managed to get out and see some of the area both on bikes and on foot. We hope that we may see you again next time you come to Keswick. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Cradley Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Wow, we booked the Portland on the strength of all the previous reviews. We were not disappointed. It is quite simply the best B&B we have ever stayed in. Where to start, the warm welcome from Denise on arrival and Rod's banter at breakfast. Which brings us nicely on to the food. The choice of breakfast was amazing and all...

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

Thank you for this great review, we really appreciate your comments. It is always pleasing when we learn that guests have booked having read our previous reviews and enjoy they stay with us! We look forward to seeing you both again next time you come to the Lakes. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This was our third stay with Portland House, in 2015, and second trip with the bikes and we love the place. The accommodation is first class,the breakfasts are first class and the owners, Rod & Denise are so lovely. We always receive a warm welcome and our motorcycle trips up to Keswick are now so looked forward to by our...

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

Thank you for posting another excellent review for us. We always look forward to your visits and to catching up with you both when you come on your own and with the bike group. We are pleased everyone enjoyed themselves, we certainly had a great time over the weekend, riding out together and then a good evening out. We look...

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We first visited Portland House 3 years ago and had a fabulaous stay. Rod and Denise are great hosts who go above and beyond. This year we returned with 6 friends and the feelings were unanimous-still a wonderful place to stay.

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

When your walking group arrived, it was a lovely surprise to see you both again - thank you for recommending us and bringing your friends this time! We are pleased you all enjoyed your stay, we really enjoyed talking to you all and catching up on your news. We look forward to seeing you again next time you come to...

Silt, Colorado
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

While on our recent adventure on the Cumbria Way we had the pleasure of staying two nights in Keswick at the Portland House. While most B&Bs do a good job of giving you a bed and hearty breakfast this one is truly special. Large comfortable bed rooms are well decorated and the beds are a delight after a long day...

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

It was a pleasure to meet you and the rest of your walking group - we do hope you enjoyed the Cumbria Way. Thank you for your comments in this review, we really do appreciate it. We hope we may see you again should you return to the UK and to our beautiful Lake District. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Reviewed 7 October 2015

For the second time this year we have travelled up from Oxfordshire for a motorcycling weekend in the Lake District. We always stay at Portland House in Keswick as Denise and Rod are themselves keen motorcyclists. Fortunately Portland House has off street parking for motorcycles too. The camaraderie of Rod and Denise really makes the weekend special, in fact they...

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

After another enjoyable weekend with your group, we thank you for posting this excellent review. Rod always enjoys leading ride outs when time allows, and having the whole house booked allowed this and we were able to show you some great roads. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again next year! Best wishes Denise and Rod

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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: RM209 - RM254 (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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“ground floor room is disabled accessible and has a very large bathroom with large walk in shower.”
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