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The Ocean Spa

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Southwell Park, DT5 2NS, England
+44 1305 824117
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Gorgeous View

Went here as a couple for a Christmas gift from family in July 2015. They looked after the kids so... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Snodland, Kent. UK
Unusual but worth it!

We had a groupon deal and arrived in Portland not knowing what to expect. And surprise was chasing... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“sea view” (6 reviews)
“groupon deal” (3 reviews)
Southwell Park, DT5 2NS, England
+44 1305 824117
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went here as a couple for a Christmas gift from family in July 2015. They looked after the kids so it was already a good weekend! Outside, on the approach, the hotel looks like what it was - a military building. Doesn't give away what's...More

Thank KatherineMW
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We had a groupon deal and arrived in Portland not knowing what to expect. And surprise was chasing a surprise! Exterior- soviet union labour camp set in stunning countryside. Interior- comfortable and very pleasant. Food - not great, but good wine selection. To total it...More

Thank Hermes222
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place great if your a walker and like walking costal paths. About a mile and a half from portland bill lighthouse out in the middle of nowhere. The views are brethtaking. The hotel is going through a transformation and being upgraded but...More

1  Thank dances123
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We have just had a night here for our wedding anniversary and included dinner. We have stayed before 2 years ago. The inside of the hotel and room was lovely....we did upgrade to a sea view which was worth it. Dinner was really good, staff...More

2  Thank Dolly2579
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here last night on a Groupon offer. The exterior is rather unusual but once inside, this is a very modern hotel. The check in was smooth, our room was on 1St floor and was facing the inside of the large courtyard. As we were...More

1  Thank DJG1983
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in the hotel in a Deluxe double room; £169 inclusive if Bed and continental breakfast and evening meal (only starter and main) the first night. Looks rough from the outside but plush on the inside. Very unusual and refreshing - both...More

Thank Mik C
Reviewed 4 January 2016

my partner and i booked a 1night stay with groupon we payed the top price .to include a massage.after we had booked we were told there was no massage.we were told we would get an upgrade (not worth the money ).3 times we asked for...More

3  Thank Lyn G
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

I wasn't going to put a review on as neither my wife or I said anything to the staff at the hotel about our concerns which we should ve, but as it was her birthday I didn't want to make a scene. However, on reflection,...More

5  Thank Jonathan74watson
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Overall very good, nice clean room with heating but we had to phone reception to find out how to work it. Good food but quite small portions and a little pricey and friendly, helpful staff.

1  Thank pots b
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Rarely anyone on reception, walked into the bar area after checking in - there were no staff to greet us except the chef who came across as rude and arrogant and summonsed someone to come to the bar. When visiting the restaurant which only had...More

9  Thank Hayley S
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Are dogs/puppies allowed at the hotel. We have a puppy, and don't want to put her in a kennel just yet.
18 March 2017|
Response from Hermes222 | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure its open now, i know it got closed down soon after our visit last year
I would like the web address
19 July 2015|
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Response from retiredbutsane | Reviewed this property |
Google 'Ocean Hotel & Bar Portland'. This will show all contact details and some images of the hotel.
Jan A
I want to bring my dog also i am disabled
27 June 2015|
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Response from Finnsailor | Reviewed this property |
You need to ask them . Dog is their issue. Tell them what you are able to do and see what they say. Front door access looked ok. Lift is to all areas, bar, retaurant. Care needed with corridor fire doors and access to... More