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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.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little hotel in a quiet area. Near to main sights of Portsmouth and close to the sea. Friendly and welcoming staff that are happy to help with anything. Rooms very comfy with great furnishings that make it very homely. Breakfast was cooked to perfection and served hot.

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Our team are doing their best to assure our guests get the perfect service, so it is really nice to read such a great review! Thank you for sharing your thoughts and we would be more than happy to welcome you again soon!

Horley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very comfortable hotel. Lovely rooms, excellent breakfast and lovely helpful and polite staff. The hotel has a gastro pub opposite and would certainly recommend the food. Excellent all round. We had a superior room which had both bath and shower along with a king size bed.

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

Thank you for leaving us such a nice review of our Hotel and Pub! It was a pleasure to have you stay with us again. We are pleased all our staff made you feel welcome and we look forward seeing you again in the future!

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in what they called an Executive room and it was certainly a good size and well furnished with Shabby Chic. Our only critique would be that the bathroom was a little small. The staff were very good and the breakfast excellent with nothing being too much trouble. Will certainly stay here again and worth noting that they claim...

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

Dear Guest, your nice comments and your loyalty is well appreciated. For your next stay, you might consider to book a room in the Superior category, where the rooms are more spacious. We are looking forward to welcome you soon again and introduce you this category in detail should you be interested. Thank you very much and take care!

Warwickshire
Reviewed 3 November 2016

An absolute bargain for an overnight stay in Southsea. Small double room ideal for a night or two. Excellent shower (no bath). Comfy bed. Nice toiletries. Free on street parking. 10 minutes walk from restaurants in Southsea. Friendly, helpful staff. Nice, generous breakfast served in small lounge. Hotel part of a small local group. Rate cheaper than chains available locally.

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

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time on leaving us a review and for writing such positive comments. We are glad you found the hotel with excellent shower, comfy bed and our staff was helpful and friendly. We hope your next stay is just around the corner. Call us if there is anything we can help you with. Thank...

Bridport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel was excellent value for money. Large spacious room. Lovely and warm. Very comfy bed. Superb breakfast with lots of choice and the chef was happy to change dishes to suit. Staff were very friendly and helpful. I would stay again if going to Portsmouth or Southsea, which was very nice. Historic harbour and shopping center well worth a...

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

Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us. Chef was more than happy to serve you breakfast as you wished and I'm glad to hear it was enjoyable. It is lovely for us to hear you describe the hotel as the "Great place to stay" as this is exactly how...

St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Room was stylishly decorated and spotlessly clean. Bed very comfortable. Small bathroom but equipped with everything needed. Liked the toiletries, smelt lovely. For breakfast,gorgeous fresh fruit salad and delicious eggs benedict. Farmer's breakfast was high quality too. The service was brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble. All of this for £65 a night!

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

Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and liked the quality of bedding we provide. Our breakfast is very popular and we are pleased you enjoyed it too! Thank you very much again and we hope to see you again in the near future!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wow absolutely super hotel . Very high standard with exceptionally super friendly and helpful staff . Would highly recommend a stay there . Good location for southsea sea front and a 30 min walk into Portsmouth . Also 2 min walk to the hotels gastro pub . Again excellent standard .

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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 such a nice review! It makes us proud to be described as “Super Boutique Hotel”. Our staff were happy to have you here so contact us next time you are in the area and we will be more than happy to see you again!! Many thanks again. Take care!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend only stayed here for one night (in the superior room) and I fell in love with it. The staff who checked us in we're very lovely (jasmine who showed us to our room and another lady whose name I did not get). The room was very luxurious and comfortable and beautifully decorated. We had to leave...

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

We cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful review. It means a lot to us that you think so highly of our property. We believe Florence House hotel to be an amazing "home away from home" with many extra amenities and the most amazing service levels. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us for one night...

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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 

Additional Information about Florence House Hotel

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”
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“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”
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