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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Amazing the staff were so helpful and friendly, nothing was to much trouble. Will definitely stay again as so close to the town centre too. Great as not far to walk to town and the mayflower to see shows. Food was good in the evening and the breakfast. Great nights sleep.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we only spent one night at the hotel we would recommend it. On arrival we were meet with " Would like help with your luggage ?" and from then on nothing was too much trouble. A quiet location, clean, attractively furnished, professional staff, all at an amazing price.

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, and hope to welcome you back soon! Kind regards, James

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a charming Victorian Villa with 10 rooms. It is very convenient for the Ferry, and to get into Centre of Southampton. When we arrived, we parked our car, the manager was waiting to greet us, offered to help with luggage,. The hotel is spotlessly clean, Bright, and a warm atmosphere when you walk in. They have a bar...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Margaret C, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, it was our pleasure to welcome you. I hope to be able to welcome you back soon, for a happier occasion. Kind regards, James

Belfast, Northern Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's not much to say that hasn't already been said about the Blue Keys. I stayed 3 nights on a business trip. The hotel is on a fairly quiet road and a short 10 minute walk to the nearest bus route. It's a lovely place to stay-the staff are friendly, the rooms are comfortable, warm and quiet. The food in...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear fatboygeorge, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and am looking forward to welcoming you back next month! Kind regards, James

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this hotel to hold my husband 30th birthday party. From the start the staff and manger was very helpful, emailing me and calling me with information and details and menu choices. The day/night it's self James and his team helped me set on the venue with balloons and banner and made sure it looked perfect..... even moved the...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Whitfield, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your husband's party, it was our pleasure to host it! I hope to welcome you back to The Blue Keys in the near future! Kindest regards, James @ Blue Keys

Cornwall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a pair of rooms between the university and the station, literally bed and breakfast, and its absolutely fine for that if you don't want to pay too much. Very helpful manager when we had to phone on the day to say we were unable to check in until late. Only unexpected thing was the lack of any breakfast...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad that you found arrangements for a late check in to be hassle free. We charge just £5 per person to have breakfast, for that price you are able to order a full English breakfast with unlimited coffee and toast/preserves. Additional items are available for a...

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held my daughters birthday party & as we had family staying at the hotel we decided to stay too. Rooms were clean & well proportioned. They were very accommodating with our needs for the party which included fitting in a dj & photo booth. The buffet was excellent. Breakfast the next morning was plentiful & delicious, served by a...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Lisa P, Thank you for your kind review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope Hannah enjoyed her party. and I hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, James

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week to work at the University (Highfield campus, easy half-hour walk mostly on paths through Southampton Common, useful for working off some of the calories from the delicious cooked breakfasts!). Also an easy 20-min walk from Southampton Central station. All the staff were friendly and helpful, especially Colin; nothing was too much trouble. They were happy...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Helen K, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and the meals you had here, we are always happy to tinker the menu to suit dietary requiremnets whenever possible. I hope to be able to welcome you back soon, James

southampton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a birthday party here at the weekend, this is a very nice hotel with lots of places to sit and mingle and can hold a nice amount of people for a party or medium gathering, service at the bar was excellent nothing too much trouble and prices not too bad as well, food was one of the hotels...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Skinny57, Thank you for your kind review. It was truly our pleasure to play host to your party, I am glad that you all had a great time! Kind regards, James

Southam, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, Friday night out this week was more than just a meal with my wife and two younger children. It was my elder sons 30th birthday. What a great venue. Lovely bar and lounge, very welcoming. Don't be concerned by the low price of the rooms. We paid £50 for a double, well decorated, clean, and good shower, all you...

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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Paul W, Thank you for your kind review. It was truly our pleasure to play host to your party, I am glad that you all had a great time! Kind regards, James

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about The Blue Keys

Address: 82 Northlands Road, Southampton SO15 2LH, England (Formerly The Golden Lion)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range: £51 - £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Blue Keys 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Blue Keys Southampton
Blue Keys Hotel Southampton
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Southampton
#2 Best Value Hotel in Southampton
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#4 Family Hotel in Southampton
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“Room 10 might be a bit of a head banger because of the sloping ceiling.”
 of 5 bubbles BritannyCornishpasty, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are very quiet and peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles margaretc604, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“No lift, so ask for a ground floor room if you don't like steps”
 of 5 bubbles fatboygeorge, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want a quiet room, ask for room 6 (it's a double).”
 of 5 bubbles 353helenk, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“can't comment on the other rooms but mine was an excellent double en suite room and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles douglasb117, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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