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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

When we visit friends in Southampton, we normally stay either in a large chain hotel like Premier or Novotel or at The Highfield Hotel. Our friend was having his birthday do at the Blue Keys so we booked a room. So glad we did. What a gem. We will definitely stay there again and not bother with the others. Lovely...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wow! A warm welcome by Colin to a beautiful hotel. Room very clean with all facilities needed. Friendly staff and lovely food. Perfect stay over for cruise terminals with free parking. Already booked again for our 2018 cruise. Thank you everyone for making us feel comfortable 😊

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

Dear Julie D, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you have already re-booked for next year! Looking forward to welcoming you back, James & the team

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Can't fault friendly staff lovely welcome by colin free parking easy to find clean rooms near to cruise terminal nice food menu on offer free wifi in room coffee making etc great value for money booked again for our next cruise in January 2018

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

Dear Jim D, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you have already re-booked for next year! Looking forward to welcoming you back, James & the team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night last October pre cruise and were greatly impressed! Being from the States and never spending the night in a UK hotel, we had no idea what to expect. What a great surprise! The service was impeccable, the hotel clean and spotless and the food was wonderful. I especially liked the small bar in the lobby. What...

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

Dear Bogey69, 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 later in the year! Kind regards, James

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were very helpful and friendly. When we checked in everything was explained fully. The hotel was spotlessly clean, no dirt found at all. Breakfast was excellent and cooked to perfection. Beds were comfy. Bathroom had good facilities. Would stay here again

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

Dear Ellyn1, Thank you for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. I hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are in Southampton! Kind regards, James

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed once again for a theatre break at the Mayflower. Can't fault the staff, service or food especially the variety offered at breakfast. The staff are very friendly & accommodating, the rooms are pleasant & clean. The showers do need attention as ours went from hot to scalding in room 4. Have stayed in the blue keys every time we...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review, I am glad that you enjoy staying with us! We have checked the showers in all the bedrooms recently, and they have been reset to perfect temperatures! Looking forward to welcoming you back next time you are in Southampton, James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we walked in till the moment we left, we were looked after, catered for and spoilt. On arriving James made us feel at home and settled us into our lovely room which was clean, huge comfy bed and one of the best power showers I've come across. Evening meal was relaxed but still very well presented and...

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

Hi Paul B, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and that everything was to your liking. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Blue Keys next time you are in Southampton! Kind regards, James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the blue keys for one night when going to see Billy Elliot, the staff were very friendly and the food was delicious. The rooms were clean apart from a bit of dust on the window and the beds were extremely comfy, the only problem we had during our stay was the shower which only had two temperatures -...

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

Dear Katherine B, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay but was sorry to read that you experienced an issue when operating the shower controls. We have investigated the shower and the issue has been resolved. I hope to be able to welcome you back in the future, James

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again we stayed at the Blue Keys Hotel before our cruise. Great room (room 6), nice and clean as you would expect from the Blue Keys. Food was great, breakfast and dinner. Hotel just a short walk into the city ctr. and 5 minutes drive to the port. Many thanks to Colin and the staff. See you all again...

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

Dear Wideparting, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the meals to be good. I have passed your words of thanks on to Colin. I hope to be able to welcome you back in the future, James

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a one night 'Theatre Break' after reading other positive reviews and was not disappointed. Colin looked after us from the minute we arrived, The rooms are clean, beds are very comfortable and we really enjoyed both the evening meal and breakfast.Excellent value too. I particularly enjoyed the superb Eggs Benedict. Good all round base and would stay again.

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

Dear Celiah511, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys . I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and meals, and that Colin took good care of you! I hope to be able to welcome you back soon, James

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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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: $95 - $145 (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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“Ask for a room on 1st floor. Book for dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles Wideparting, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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