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“Fantastic stay at 40 The Retreat”
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

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ReviewerE...
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“Fantastic stay at 40 The Retreat ”
Reviewed 25 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

When we first arrived, we were pleasantly surprised to see how spacious 40 The Retreat is. The bedrooms are large and there is a well equipped kitchen. With nine of us staying here, having two ovens and a huge fridge was fantastic. A house full of charm and character, every room was spotlessly clean. Booking was easy and the owner Malisa was helpful in promptly answering any questions we had. We loved the small courtyard with wonderful plants, flowers and shrubs. Perfect for sitting outside during warm evenings. The location of 40 The Retreat is ideal. You can easily walk or take the regular bus to Southsea seafront or the historic dockyard. A perfect base to explore the area. Thank you for a great stay.

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Management Response
25 Aug 2017
Thank you for your lovely review. Many thanks, hope you'll come back to Southsea again soon.
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Nomad7207...
1 review
“Great House near Gunwharf Quay”
Reviewed 5 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The house is fantastic - three stories with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. the backyard patio and garden is amazing - perfect for a sunny afternoon. the downstairs is large and has plenty of room for cooking, relaxing, and enjoying activities as a group. The locations is ideal - a short cab or nice walk to downtown Gunwharf.

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Gwen V
1 review
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 28 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

A perfect house in a great location and all made very easy for us. The house itself is presented beautifully with an outstanding open plan living area, perfect for a large group. Bedrooms were unique but all a good size with plenty of bathrooms. The house had everything you need whilst away from home and we were welcomed on time and it was all made incredibly easy. The location was great and within walking distance of all amenities and the coast. We really enjoyed our stay - thank you!

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Management Response
8 Aug 2017
Thanks so much for your review Gwen, it means a lot to us. Rob and Andy said that you left the place so clean and tidy that it meant getting it ready for the next guests was a doddle. That was much appreciated.
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

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Fiona M
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“Wonderful place to stay with family and friends”
Reviewed 18 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The house proved ideal for our family and friends to gather for a family wedding, there were 10 of us so the house was full but there was plenty of room for everyone. House was very clean and well equipped could not have asked for more.
The house is situated within walking distance of local shops,seafront, Gunwharf Quays etc, once here you do not really need a car. Could not do everything we wanted to during this visit so will be back sometime soon.

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Liked best: Felt like a family home
Liked least: That we had to leave
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Sep 2016
Thanks Fiona, look forward to your return visit.
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