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Portland House Bed and Breakfast

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Overview
19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Free Parking
Pool
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A regular visitor to Keswick...my first stop is always Portland House, It must be my 8th visit now & I’m sure there’ll be many more. In my opinion this has got to be the no.1 b & b in Keswick; a lovely warm welcome from...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank topofthefellpete
Response from Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

It was great to see you again for a short New Year break - the weather was kind so you could get out on the fells! Thank you for this review, it is always good to catch up and we look forward to hearing from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful stay in this friendly run B&B, only a few mins walk from the centre. On arriving, before the check in time, which was no problem, we were greeted by Denise and Rod who immediately made us welcome and at home. The House and room...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MichelleDReed
Response from Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and are planning on a return visit! Thank you for posting this review with your great comments. We are very proud of our breakfast award and it is always nice to receive good feedback. Denise's...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With my fiancé we went for New Year and we totally love the place! Rod and Denise are very warm and welcome people. We checked inn in instant even before the check in time. Rod was very helpful to recommend us some nice local restaurants...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank DKStoynev
Response from Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and BreakfastResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for all the great comments in this review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and first visit to Keswick. We look forward to seeing you again one day. Best wishes for 2019 Denise...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Clean, friendly and great food. Good location in that it’s only 5 mins walking from the heart of Keswick but far enough that you don’t endure the late night revellers that can sometimes be heard if you stay on the Square. Rod and Denise continue...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Paul_aka_Micro
Response from Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and BreakfastResponded 14 December 2018

It was great to see you again Paul and thank you for posting this review. We love the fact that we are so close to the town centre, lake and Theatre but as you mention, it is very quiet so our guests get a peaceful...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Another great weekend with Denise and Rod - just like staying with friends. We received a very pleasant welcome and enjoyed a hearty breakfast on both mornings. The rooms are excellent. We’ve already booked for our trip to Keswick next year and look forward to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Wilkosfam
Response from Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and BreakfastResponded 10 December 2018

It is always a pleasure to see our returning guests, and we are so pleased you feel it is like staying with friends when you come. Thank you for posting this review - we look forward to seeing you next year! Best wishes for Christmas...More

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Description
Attractive Victorian residence in a quiet area within easy walking distance of Keswick town centre, theatre and the lake. Our six en-suite guest rooms are spacious and comfortably furnished. Breakfasts are More freshly cooked to order using locally sourced ingredients and include traditional English with vegetarian options, or choose from several lighter options. Special diets can be catered for and all beverages are Fair trade. A warm welcome awaits you. Completely non smoking and sorry no pets or children under 12 years. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$48 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Portland House Bed And Breakfast Keswick, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$48 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Portland House Bed And Breakfast Keswick, Lake District
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
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Traveller (69)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (15)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Questions & Answers
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Shantanu N
26 July 2015|
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Response from Rodden10 | Property representative |
Hi We have some limited parking but there is plenty of unrestricted on-road parking surrounding our house and guests do not have a problem. Hope that helps Denise
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"All rooms appointed to very high standard."
I3684FQdavidd
4 Dec 2018
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"All the bedrooms at Portland House are exceptional."
neilpeacock
3 Dec 2018
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"Any really, all are fab! Higher floors are quieter when Keswick is busy."
RossW72
25 Oct 2018
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"I always stay in room 5, daughter and husband always book room 6.Perfectly happy with these rooms."
C4756PLpauls
2 Oct 2018
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