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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really liked our stay at Florence House, we got a coach to Clarence pier from London and it was a close taxi ride to the hotel with all our bags. Very close to the promenade so we could walk along the ocean each morning after breakfast (which was delicious). The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay...

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

POSITIVES:- Friendly and welcoming staff , very attentive. Tastefully decorated hotel , clean fresh ambiance. Excellent choice and quality of breakfast. We ate at the Florence Arms (Kitchen) in the evening, good quality produce , friendly and efficient service. The restaurant is tastefully decorated in similar style to the hotel with comfortable seating. Whilst on this visit there were a...

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In the Southsea section of a charming port town with various activities of interest. The hotel is in a neighborhood and comprises five or six former early to mid 19th century houses that are separated one from the other. Each has perhaps 4-6 guest rooms, all refurbished and appealing. Medium sized rooms with compact baths. A difficult climb up 3...

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Reception1113, Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased you liked our town and enjoyed the area. Thank you for your kind comments about our bedrooms. We are however sorry to hear you struggled with stairs - we would have been more than happy to accommodate you on a lower floor had we known. We do note on all 3rd...

UK
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent location for all Southsea's attractions, warm welcome and a well run quirky hotel or B&B you decide, breakfast cooked to order, rooms clean bright and functional. The Florence arms down the road is a modern designer bar serving hot food and drinks.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my brief stay at the Florence House Hotel. The room was large, comfortable, very clean and beautifully decorated. The staff were professional and very friendly. Breakfast was lovely and fresh and hot. I also enjoyed the lovely large bath tub, which I wasn't expecting to see in the room, so may have been upgraded? Really couldn't find...

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Oxford,Uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived very late 9.30 pm , after a stressful drive from Southern Spain , and a very delayed ferry. Only booked 30 minutes before from terminal as we were both exhausted and decided to stay in Southsea before our homeward bound 6 hr trip home the next day. A very welcome reception from the young lady . Told her we...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are pleased you found the hotel good value for money compared to the hotels in the area and that you liked the room decoration.We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome. We will pass on the message to Agata and we look forward to seeing you...

Catania, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is ireally close to south sea center,two minutes walking from shops,restaurants and close to the seaside.our room was really cosy and clean,in a shabby chic style!very good breakfast,fresh cooked.a special thanks to Agata and Giada that make you feel at home!

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we are pleased you enjoyed the stay! We appreciate you noting the staff's service especially Giada and Agata, we are pleased he added to your stay positively. Many thanks again and we hope to see you again soon!

UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Southsea for business and was staying at the hotel for 2 nights. Staff were very helpful (I had a package couriered to the hotel), and friendly. Made sure I was happy with everything. I liked the room (executive - though not sure how much better it was over and above the standard version), well appointed, with a...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a time to leave us a review. We are glad you liked our hotel and found the room spacious and comfortable. Thank you for recommending our Pub it is a huge compliment. We hope to welcome you again in our property on your next business trip. Many thanks again.

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed here for two nights on a first visit to Portsmouth. We couldn't have chosen a better hotel. Our room was large, clean and comfortable with a good ensuite shower room. The house retains many original features and is warm and well decorated. There isn't a lift but this wasn't a problem for us even though our room...

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Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay at our Hotel. It was satisfying to read that you enjoyed the room design, the commodities of the hotel and the quality of the service. Rest assured that all our team will do their best in order to satisfy all our guests. We thank you for staying...

Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable room with a well appointed bathroom and small sitting room. Comfortable bed and good shower. Friendly and helpful staff especially young Jack in the dining room at breakfast. Efficient and good humoured, he made breakfast just that little bit better.

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Reception1113, Guest Relations Manager at Florence House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - we are pleased you enjoyed the stay! We appreciate you noting the staff's service especially Jack at breakfast time, we are pleased he added to your stay positively. We hope to see you again soon.

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Florence House Hotel, part of The Mercer Collection, is a unique boutique style hotel. The intimate arrangement creates a friendly atmosphere. The hotel is housed in an Edwardian residence that has been restored to create a beautiful blend of old and new. We have seven rooms ranging from doubles, to superior doubles and suites. All of our rooms are completely different in style, and offer something to suit everyone whether your taste is contemporary, antique, or vintage French! We have an on-site A La Carte Restaurant The Kitchen Southsea and a Boutique Pub The Florence Arms. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Malvern Road, Portsmouth PO5 2NA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $107 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Florence House Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Florence Hotel Portsmouth
Florence House Hotel Portsmouth, Hampshire
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#2 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#2 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
#3 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#4 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
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“Low floor to avoid carrying bags up narrow stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles jeromeoconnor, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Luxury accommodation at a very affordable price”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne17, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Has different sized room. I was only there for one night and had the small double which was perfect for me and husband.”
 of 5 bubbles 642annes, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room at the front which was lovely and bright and also quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Madmaurice, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get as big a room as possible”
 of 5 bubbles TimothyP479, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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