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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Have just returned from 4 nights stay at the blue keys. What a lovely and peaceful stay we had. Greeted by James who was very attentive and helpful. Elliot the proprietor was excellent and very helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely recommend Elliot's establishment. Unfortunately we were unable to sample the evening menu but the breakfast certainly...

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

Dear Ian & Chris, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad you enjoyed your stay (and our Guinness!) and look forward to welcoming you back next time you are visiting your daughter! Kindest regards, James

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have used several hotels in Southampton in the past few years. Ranging from the big named hotels to one or two cheap and cheerful B and B's. This was a new area for me to visit so I needed to look for an hotel in this area. I found the Blue Keys - I was delighted with my choice,...

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

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

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here in a family room for one night to see the xmas panto at the Mayflower Theatre. The hotel is excellent. The room was large and clean with a very good shower. The breakfast was good. The hotel has a lot of nice touches and makes you feel very welcome. The location is also good being in a...

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

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

Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a lovely gem of a place , lovely room and staff were excellent. We had a lovely evening meal in the bar area and the breakfast in the morning was first class . The price was excellent value for money also and we shall be returning. P.S. Thank you for the old football annuals they have gone to a...

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

Dear Jacky L Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back next time you are in the area. You are very welcome for the Football Annuals, they are certainly a very interesting read! Kind regards, James

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

All the good reviews for this hotel are spot on. The staff were very friendly, extremely helpful and efficient. A very well run establishment. Colin was particuarly helpful. Just a pleasant walk away from the city centre and close to a good selection of eateries. Plenty of parking. Free Wi-Fi was a little flaky our room but we got a...

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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 kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and found Colin to be particularly helpful. We hope to welcome you back soon, James

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I was staying here for two days .It was awesome days with friends and everything was awesome and the the blue keys hotel was awesome it's cleaning and it's facility was outstanding ..thanks for your cooperation.

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

Dear Shubham669 Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have just spent a very pleasant two day stay at the Blue keys Hotel. The room was clean and comfortable and well equiped. The staff, especially Colin the barman/ everything you need man, were polite and helpful. The food was excellent and I would thoroughly recommend this hotel to all. I thank the owner and staff for a very...

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

Dear Mr Belassie, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review of The Blue Keys. We are glad that you had an enjoyable stay, and found Colin to be especially helpful. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, James

SOUTH AFRICA
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I arrived early and they stored my luggage.The staff were friendly and helpful.The room was clean and neat.The dinner in the restaurant was tasty and fair value.The hotel was in a quiet neighbourhoog yet close for me to walk to the City Centre.

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

Dear Clarence B, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you found the hotel to be suitable for your needs, and that you enjoyed dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, James

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Stayed here for one night while collecting my daughter from uni. I was given a very warm welcome, when I arrived I was given a double room, I mentioned that I was here with daughter and that they didn't have any twin rooms available on their site, the lady very kindly said she would have the room made up as...

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

Dear Sarnie111, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back in January! Kind regards, James

Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly small hotel and restaraunt. Very acceptable accommodation pleasant rooms. Staff very helpful and friendly.Restaraunt food very good and fair choice. Breakfast excellent particularly eggs benedict. Very good stay. Handy for cruisers.

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Dear Graham H, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and woulnd the staff to be friendly and helpful. I hope to welcome you back in the future, James

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking

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: $91 - $139 (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
#3 Business Hotel in Southampton
#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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