This could have been a really pleasant stay. The location for the attractions of Portsmouth is great, secure car parking £5 per night across the road in a multi-storey (2.2 metre height restriction), friendly staff, pleasant breakfast, all in all fair value for an £80 room for two in a busy city centre.
We joined family on the nearby Dark Encounters ghost walk (most entertaining) and had a late drink back in the bar at The George, but sadly the 250 year old building has no soundproofing between the bar and our room (#6) directly above. Hence, we couldn't sleep until 02.30. The room above us was similarly separated by a bit of lath and plaster, so when they came to bed at 2.45 they woke us up again.
To top it all, the perspex secondary glazing is woefully inadequate, so every group of drunks on their way home at 04.00 (of which there were a few!) woke us again.
A two century old listed building can't be expected to have similar insulation to Premier Inn, so no fingers pointed here, but it would prevent us from returning, sadly :-(More
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