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Hampshire
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I loved it! The whole experience is amazing. From the moment of getting off the boat I was never bored. Kyle was a great host and the whole team really look after you. The rooms, bar and food are fantastic. If you've been tempted to visit but have never been quite sure, just book it and you won't regret it!...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear steph_lorraine, Thank you so much for your recent review of Spitbank Fort - I'm glad you enjoyed the whole experience. Thank you also for mentioning Kyle - he is superb member of the team and I'm so glad he and the rest of the Solent Forts Crew looked after you during your stay. Spitbank is great winter for being...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2016

A group of friends travelled to Solent Forts for my husbands 40th birthday celebrations. We were lucky enough to stay at both Spitbank Fort and No Mans Fort, both of which were truly amazing. Everything at Spitbank Fort, from the incredible architecture, food & drink to die for and staff who don't let you lift a finger you will not...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear Alex, Thank you for your review here on Trip Advisor regarding Solent Forts - I'm glad you had a great time for James' 40th, it was lovely to meet you all and thank you also for your emailed feedback as well - I'm glad you go to experience and enjoy both forts. Thank you also for your comment mentioning...

Bozbuk
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We went after Christmas, the staff were excellent they couldn:t do enough for us.. It was just relaxing and everything was as we expected and more. When we arrived we had a glass of bubbly and a buffet lunch followed with all sorts, I'm sure all people could be accommodated. The evening meal was just so relaxing and romantic, food...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear Chelseabluejazz, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Solent Forts. Thank you for your comments about the team and the food, I have passed these on to our kitchen team. I'm glad you had such an enjoyable, please come and see us again at some point in the future. Many thanks again Dom Dom Hones Fort...

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

I booked Spitbank Fort through Secret Escapes as a Christmas present for my husband who loves anything nautical. We were supposed to go for New Years Day but due to bad weather it was rescheduled for two weeks later..... The who experience was simply amazing and one that we will remember for ever.... From the arrival to the departure we...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear JMSTEVENS27, Thank you very much for your review of your recent visit to Spitbank Fort. It was great to meet you, and thank you in particular for mentioning Natalie, Milly and Nina - the team are always delighted to receive comments on Trip Advisor as they do work extremely every guest stay a memorable one. Thank you also for...

Middlesex uk
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Just back from a fantastic overnight stay at Spitbank Fort. Had a bit of a choppy crossing from Gun Wharf Quay to the fort but was welcomed by by friendly staff and a couple of glasses of very welcoming champagne. After a tour of the fort, we had lunch upstairs at the top of the fort, food was excellent and...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear Annyl W, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Spitbank Fort. I'm glad you had such a fantastic time, and thank you for your comments about all aspects of your stay. Please feel free to contact me at the below email address if you any questions about coming to stay again, as you've mentioned, next time...

Reading, England
Reviewed 24 January 2016

As several people have mentioned here this is not a cheap experience even with some hefty discounting. In June last year we stayed on the other fort (No Mans) for our wedding anniversary so it was interesting to compare. The bottom line is that they are very different, No Mans is larger, newer and therefore fresher. Spitbank is smaller and...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dearj KJBMTB, Thank you for your review and feedback of your recent stay at Spitbank Fort. As you have pointed out in your review, Spitbank Fort and No Man's Fort are very different. By the very nature of No Man's Fort being nearly 3 times the size of Spitbank Fort, this will inevitably lead to a difference in experience. Spitbank...

Wokingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We had a very enjoyable 22 hours on Spitbank along with a couple of friends who had suggested it. It was very well organised and slick from the moment we stepped into the office at Gunwharf Quay. A glass of champagne awaited us which we enjoyed in the bar before a very detailed and informative tour by Kyle who despite...

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AmaZingVenues, Manager at Spitbank Fort, responded to this review

Dear Doglovers 84, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to Spitbank Fort, and I'm glad you had such an enjoyable time. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the team - they do work exceptionally hard to make every guest's stay special, and your service observations have been noted and addressed - we are constantly training and...

Aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Just got back from Spitbank Fort and wow, I booked this for a celebration of my husbands birthday. I could not believe how warm it was especially for January and so welcoming. The staff were so lovely and attended to our every need. The food was delicious and more than enough. From the moment we arrived to be greeted with...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Stayed on a one night package (present for boyfriend) and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Agree with previous review in that a few touches need a little attention here and there (considering cost of stay) but overall cannot fault the suroundings, staff/service, food and facilities. We really enjoyed the roof top hot pool both during the afternoon and in the evening (under...

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Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is a wonderful hotel. The staff are very friendly and certainly make it very clear that they are there to serve you (anytime of day or night). The rooms are wonderful and we had a waterbed which we found hilarious and also was extremely comfortable (they have certainly improved since the 80s!!) Overall, this has been beautifully designed. The...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spitbank Fort, part of our collection of man-made fortresses out at sea, Solent Forts, provides a luxury experience in a unique location. With 5 star accommodation near Portsmouth, The Forts are only a couple of hours out of London, and Spitbank provides the perfect luxury getaway with unbeatable views across the Solent. With rooftop facilities including a hot tub and a fire pit, as well as a wide range of activities and facilities available, Spitbank Fort is a secluded luxury events venue, perfect for product launches and Champagne receptions. ... more   less 

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Address: Solent Forts Port Office, Lock Keepers Cottage | Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth PO1 3FH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Hotel Class:4 star — Spitbank Fort 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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