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Rivendell Guest House

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay, felt like home as soon as I walked through the door. Very welcoming and polite owners. Excellent full English breakfast :)) Highly recommend if you are visiting Southampton...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

this guest house comes highly recommended. My room had plenty of cupboard and drawer space and was very clean, and also had a good size ensuite. Very friendly owners who make the guests feel welcome. Would use again.

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Tivon
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fantastic place. You feel like at home. Very friendly, welcoming and generous owners. A quiet place. 10 min. walk to the railway station. Delicious breakfast. Very pleasant bedroom and bath. Highly recommended. Ariel from Israel.

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Chelmsford
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Made to feel very welcome by the owners over a three night stay. Single room satisfactory and there was a good breakfast. Not far to walk from main rail station and also an easy walk back into the city centre. Would be happy to stay there again.

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Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Since the first day I stayed here I felt like staying with my family. Brian and Eileen made me feel like I stayed with my uncle and aunt. They are very kind, friendly, helpful and lovely. For the room, it was very clean, tidy and comfortable. I like my breakfast every morning because I knew that Brian was willing to...

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Thank Tai-Fa M
Oldham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 June 2016

A small bed and breakfast within easy walking distance of Southampton city centre. Very clean and comfortable room, good breakfasts, very welcoming and friendly hosts, good value price. Fully recommended.

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Thank SkyBlueBruce
Barbados
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Great location, full breakfast available daily before you set out. Clean and tidy, close to town centre, quiet area, friendly host. Provided a wide variety of brochures on things to do in Southampton. Free unlimited Wi-Fi available, unlike some hotels that limit you to specific number of megabytes per 24 hours.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The Guest House was just like having a home in Southampton our room was very nice with tea and coffee provided and every thing was just perfect, the breakfast was a full English with extra if requested, Brian and Eileen our hosts were just very lovely people and could not do enough to help, we were there as a family...

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Thank mutmat
Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is by far the best guest house I have ever stayed in. The rooms are exceptionally clean and well equipped and also had a good fast speed on their free wifi. The breakfast was lovely, no grease! with a massive choice. Brian and Eileen are absolutely lovely, pointed out the best way to get to places we needed to...

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Darwen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Lovely, friendly hosts , spotless rooms and a good breakfast , what more can you ask for , really helpful , and I even got to see Brian's fishing photographs. Can't recommend this place enough and if I am in the area I would love to stay again, thanks for everything, glenn

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rivendell Guest House is situated in a quiet residential road, within walking distance of the train station, city centre, shopping areas, Mayflower Theatre, cinemas and restaurants. We are conveniently situated for Ocean Village Marina, the docks, cruise terminals and red funnel ferries for the Isle-of-Wight. Southampton University and Southampton hospital are approximately ten minutes by car or taxi and the airport is approximately 4 miles away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rivendell Guest House

Address: 19 Landguard Road | Shirley, Southampton SO15 5DL, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Southampton
Price Range: $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rivendell Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“back rooms were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 892ter, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I took the single room. Convenient, spotless, excellent bath.”
 of 5 bubbles shafir_ariel, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieC535, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in all the single rooms over 6 months and all have good points. If I'd to choose a best then the single room at the back of the house.”
 of 5 bubbles ymf4711, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stay in the front room which is lovely and light with ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles clairebG9211PU, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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