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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Portland House is the perfect place to stay in Keswick – a short walk from the centre, but tucked away from the busier parts of town. Rooms are clean, smart, and modern. The ensuite bathroom in the single room I stayed in was newly fitted with a great shower. Denise and Rod's hospitality was wonderful, and the food excellent. Very...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Nick for your comments in this review. Our single room is very popular and we are fortunate that it is larger than average, as are all our guest rooms. We enjoyed meeting you and hope that you will come back and stay again when you will be able to see more of our lovely area. Best wishes Denise...

Brough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Ideal location close to the town centre, but far enough away to ensure peace and quiet at night. Denise and Rod make you feel at home from the minute you arrive. The room, a superior king size was large and spotlessly clean with everything you could need for a very comfortable stay. Breakfast excellent (cooked to order) with a good...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting this excellent review - it was a pleasure to meet you and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We have stayed here previous years at Portland House,the rooms are bright,airy and very clean.Denise and Rod are excellent hosts, friendly and helpful.Home made shortbread in the rooms made by Denise herself is yummy,the breakfasts are excellent and such a varied choice.We enjoyed our stay here very much and we will return again in the near future.

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for another excellent review. It was good to see you again, we appreciate you coming back after having to stay somewhere else for your last visit as we were fully booked! We were pleased that you were able to get out and do some nice walks and that the weather was good for you. It seems that we...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Denise and Rod were such great hosts. They are very friendly and helpful. Our room was very clean and modern. The location is great, just a short walk to some really good restaurants. There's even a laundry place around the corner for when you go out hiking on a rainy day and your clothes get all muddy. Parking in the...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review for us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that maybe you will come back again one day and explore more of our beautiful area. We do always try to ensure that our guests are able to park nearby - we have plenty of unrestricted on-road parking surrounding our guest...

Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have sadly checked out today. We had a most enjoyable stay. The b & b was comfortable and our room was very clean. The cooked breakfasts from Denise were excellent and the waiter Rod always had a laugh and natter to you when taking your order. We had really good weather which was also an added...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is always a compliment when guests return to stay, it was great to see you both again. Thank you for posting this review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to get out and do some good walks - the weather was certainly perfect for you and it seems set to stay good for...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Myself and my boyfriend stayed at Portland House back in July. Rob and Denise were very friendly and hospitable, Denise gave us great advice on local walks in the area. The location of the B&B was very near to everything in Keswick and very easy to get out for walking around Derwent Water and surrounding hills. Overall a great place...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for posting this review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. As you mention, we are fortunate to be in a quiet area but just a short walk to the shops, cafes and bars in town as well as our beautiful lake Derwentwater. We hope to see you again one day. Best wishes Denise and Rod

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Myself and my two other biker friends from Germany, booked in for 2 nights in August. The welcome, accommodation and bike facilities were first class, but when disaster struck, Rod and Denise leapt to our rescue! One of our 45 year old BMWs broke down. Rod, a very knowledgeable biker and mechanic, came to the rescue and not only got...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends and we were pleased to be able to help with the bike repairs. The 45 year old BMW motorbikes in our yard certainly got many admiring looks from other guests and passers by! We do hope you will come back and stay with us again and next time, hopefully, Rod...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Huge thanks to Denise and Rod for their incredibly warm hospitality. The room was clean and comfortable after a long drive. The quality of breakfast was high - great range and freshly made. Denise's home baked short bread is one of the best I ever had and something I genuinely miss. Certainly plan to return here. Best, Ola

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Ola for taking time out to post this review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and plan to return. There is so much to see in this beautiful area and Denise is always baking shortbread for the guest rooms! Best wishes Denise and Rod

Ipswich, England.
Reviewed 31 August 2015

What a perfect place to stay. A really warm welcome from Denise and Rod who were always happy to help with anything and were a mine of information on what to do, what to see and where to walk, eat, drink etc. The house is absolutely spotless but at the same time warm, welcoming and homely - a difficult balance...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

When we read your review, we both felt extremely flattered. It is so nice when people tell us they feel at home here - it means we are doing things right! We love our house and it is great when our guests tell us they do to. Your review has got to be the perfect review for us and for...

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Fantastic place to stay. Rod and Denise make great hosts, the coffee is great and the breakfast is unbelievable! Rooms are bright, clean and comfortable and nothing is too much trouble for our hosts. Great information on places to visit. If you want a base to explore the Lake District you'd have to go a long way to beat this...

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Rodden10, Owner at Portland House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for posting this review for us. It was good to see you all and we are glad we were able to help you get the most out of your stay in the Lake District - there are so many hidden places to see and we are always happy to tell our guests about them. Glad you liked...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portland House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 19 Leonard Street, Keswick CA12 4EL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: $65 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portland House Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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