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St. Margaret's Lodge

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St Margaret's Lodge is an detached Edwardian style property with seven en-suite letting rooms just inside Craneswater Avenue and only few hundred feet from the Boating Lake. St Margaret's Lodge Bed and Breakfast has a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere and is a perfect choice either for business guests or leisure travellers enjoying a break in and around Historic Southsea and Portsmouth. We offer three large en suite rooms with king size beds and two comfortable chairs, one large twin en suite room with two comfortable chairs, two standard en suite double rooms and one en-suite single room. all comfortably furnished and colour co-ordinated centrally heated rooms with flat screen TVs, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers and quality toiletries. In our light and spacious breakfast room, overlooking a pretty garden, you may enjoy a full English or Continental breakfast, We have waitress service and breakfast is prepared and freshly cooked by our resident chef. Free resident forecourt parking and unrestricted on-street parking in the Craneswater area. Just yards away from our Guest House is a bus service that runs to Gunwharf Quay and The Historic Dockyard and City Centre. We also have some nice restaurants close by the Guest House. These are the Southsea Beach café, Nicholsons Restaurants, Restaurant 27, Eastney tavern, and the Indian Cottage all within walking distance from the Bed and breakfast. St Margaret's Lodge Bed and Breakfast is very close to the Canoe Lake, Rose Garden and Southsea seafront and a 10 minute walk to the D-Day museum and Southsea Castle. From the seafront at Clarence Pier there is a Hovercraft service to the Isle of Wight, which takes just 12 minutes to cross the Solent. For reservation and to check our availability, please go to our web site where you will find our online booking diary. Only on this site will you find the best rates for our accommodation.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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78Somewhat walkable
Grade: 78 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
5Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
14Room tips
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Popular mentions
The service of this guest house was spot on and a great breakfast in the morning and loved the homemade jam also maid service was spot on tried to book it a few times in 2018 but always fully booked would strongly recommend it
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Fancied a last minute break and this place came up, what a find. Local for main attractions in Portsmouth, minutes from the pier and beaches. We got a warm welcome and were shown to a spotlessly clean room, we stayed 2 nights and enjoyed a perfectly cooked breakfast each
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Response from Danny F, Owner at St. Margaret's Lodge
Responded 15 Oct 2018
Hello to you both, We are glad you enjoyed stay down here on the South coast, you did fit a hell of lot in over two days. We appreciate you posting the review and will look forward to see you both again. Regards Danny
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We attend Goodwood revival every year, staying the weekend at this place every time. Ideally situated a short drive from the circuit with off street parking. Reasonably priced, very clean and friendly, with an excellent breakfast, what more can one ask for. Thanks Guy's see you
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Response from Danny F, Owner at St. Margaret's Lodge
Responded 15 Oct 2018
Hi Justin, Thank you for a lovely review and we look forward to your next visit. Regards Danny
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Thank you to the hoteliers Gwen and Danny for a very pleasant stay. Very large, spacious, clean bedrooms, highly recommended at great value! Nice to see crisp white linen. Airy and light dining area overlooking a well-kept garden. Great location just around the corner from
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Response from Danny F, Owner at St. Margaret's Lodge
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Hi Katie, We appreciate you taking the time to post a review and are happy that you enjoyed your stay over the Goodwood weekend. I know you were talking about coming again next year, so here are the dates for the Revival 13-15 September 2019. Danny
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Location is great, within walking distance of all the attractions situated in a quiet side street. The house is very comfortable with a guest lounge and bright dining room overlooking the back garden. Our room was lovely, beautifully decorated, pristine clean with fluffy soft
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Response from Danny F, Owner at St. Margaret's Lodge
Responded 24 Sep 2018
Hi Wendy, Thank you for the lovely review it was very kind of you to leave a review. Sorry we were not able to accommodate you request for the New Year but we hope to see you again. Danny
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Large Double room
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Large double room
"I would imagine all rooms are quiet"
"Rooms at the back overlooking the garden may be quieter than those at front."
"All rooms were nice"
"If you want a wonderful bed and breakfast then stay here"
"we selected a superior room and consider it well worth the extra."
US$92 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandPortsmouth
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