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St Neots, United Kingdom
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Just arrived home from a lovely stay at The Blue Keys. Lovely rooms and amazing polite and helpful staff. Have to give a special mention to Colin. You are an absolute gentleman. Thanks again for everything.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked our 2 night stay through Expedia. Upon arrival, after waiting for a few minutes for someone to appear at the bar/reception, we were met by a rather unfriendly man who took our details and payment for the 2nd night (1st night was already paid for) and showed us to our room. It was very basic but clean. There was...

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

Dear 0123GaryS, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Blue Keys. I am sorry that you felt let down by us on this occasion, we have checked and rectified the problems that you highlighted with the bathroom. Regarding breakfast, I see that you selected a room only rate rather than the bed and breakfast rate...

Edmonton, AB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was perfect, right from check-in with our friendly host, breakfast, all the way to check-out. The food was great! It felt like we had personalized butler service since there weren't that many other patrons at the time. The bar also has a great atmosphere to it. I would not hesitate to recommend this B&B!

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

Dear Nevileon, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, and the service received by Colin! I hope to welcome you back soon, James

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Hubby and I stayed for one night (8/4/17) but wished it was longer!!! Read the reviews on here and wasn't let down. Very friendly, clean and amazing cooked breakfast!! We also had lunch the day before which was a good standard!! Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, real sense of teamwork and friends. We will be returning...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and look forwrd to welcoming you back with your children next time! Kind regards, The Blue Keys Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elliott was a charming and helpful host who gave good advice regarding location and places to Visit. He carried our luggage up three flights of stairs and ensured we had a pleasant stay. Power shower very good! The breakfast choices were grand and on the basis of perfect eggs florentine I wished we'd had dinner here last night !! The...

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

Dear eaglesdare, Thank you for your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and your breakfast, we look forward to serving you dinner next time you stay! Kind regards, The Blue Keys

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via 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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BlueKeysHotel, Manager at The Blue Keys, responded to this review

Dear Kari108, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, and that your friend's birthday was a success! I hope to welcome you back to The Blue Keys in the future. Kind regards, James

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via 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 4 weeks ago via 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 17 March 2017

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 12 March 2017 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

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $101 - $149 (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
#1 Best Value Hotel in Southampton
#3 Business Hotel in Southampton
#4 Family Hotel in Southampton
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“Ask for a room at the back as it located near a very busy road”
0123GaryS, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on 1st floor. Book for dinner.”
Wideparting, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 10 might be a bit of a head banger because of the sloping ceiling.”
BritannyCornishpasty, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor rooms are very quiet and peaceful.”
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“No lift, so ask for a ground floor room if you don't like steps”
fatboygeorge, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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