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The Retreat Guest House

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I understand this guest house has now changed hands since most of the reviews including my own, so no idea whether it is as good as it was when I wrote my review. Hope so although I think it is being reconverted into a private residence

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1Thank HowardLondon1
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely little house, perfect for the night. Plenty of beds & nice outdoor area. Cold evening but enough heat throughout the night. Great location not far from the seafront & sights. Would definately recommend for visiting the area & would return

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Reviewed 1 October 2015

We stayed for three nights in the Cooper Room in September. Both Sian and Mark were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The room had everything we could wish for and the location was excellent for exploring Southsea and Portsmouth. One of the best B&B's we have stayed in.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Stayed 3 days in August for a wedding. Excellent location for us. Excellent breakfast. Really friendly and helpful hosts. Best B&B we've stayed in. So much nicer than hotels. We parked outside and just left our car and walked everywhere.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stayed for 3 nights in the Franklin Room. Beautiful large room with everything you could need. Very comfortable large bed, quiet room, no road noise. Breakfast is lovely, fresh fruit plates and cooked breakfast. All very delicious. With only 4 rooms and no children allowed it is a lovely and peaceful place to get away from it all. The...

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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 22 July 2015

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isle of wight
Reviewed 13 June 2015

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County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2015

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

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Reviewed 28 October 2014

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“Franklin room with 4 poster bed was perfect. Large and quiet.”
KarenH890, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Use the hotel website as it is very accurate. Franklin room probably smaller than the other 2 with baths but it has a lovely bathroom and a 4 poster bed.”
GJHS, 28 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Look at the website, the rooms are all individually designed (we had two rooms) and both were very similar to what was shown on the website.”
RSKavanagh, 16 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Big bathroom attached to Ward Suite”
276carolyns, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are equally charming on their own level.”
Emmenjay2014, 17 Jul 2014 | Read review
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