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Hollywood, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting anyone near the vicinity of Kennington or Elephant & Castle this is the place to stay. Tucked in a quiet street near a bus route into the city, Alison's townhouse will be your home away from home. A beautiful kept house with a bedroom and bathroom all to yourself. Alison is a wonderful host and serves...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I am so happy to know that Fiona's stay here was such a success. I enjoy having visitors from all over the world and helping them to make the most of their visit. I am glad that Fiona intends to come back soon.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have stayed at Pooters several times and found it to be an excellent and really comfortable place to stay; it is within walking distance of the tube and incredibly convenient for us to visit our daughter who is a junior doctor in London. Alison is a wonderful host and could not be more helpful. We really look forward to...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It is very nice to have regular visitors and this couple are really a joy to look after. I am glad that my central location suites them so well and they can easily reach all the places in London they wish to visit, including their daughter's house.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Pooters is a great base from which to explore London, whether your visit is for business or pleasure (or in our case, both!). We have stayed both as a couple and en famille and both times have loved every moment. In fact my partner has just booked to stay there on for a couple of nights on his own for...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

This is a lovely review from a great family who came to stay. They enjoyed being so close to the centre of London and yet having a quiet street in which they could also park their car. The large dining table enables the family to sit around it together and eat and chat comfortably. The combination of proximity to most...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my finance Jason visited Pooters B&B for the first time for an event in London. Alison was a lovely & attentive host...something that stuck with us was her Ethos of "my home is your home so make yourself comfortable". This really resonated through the entire house & all of the rooms had a warm comfortable feel. Our room...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

This warm review made a grey day much lighter for me! I am so pleased that this engaged couple were happy and relaxed in my home and it will be lovely to see them when they come again. My business this year has been supported very strongly by repeat visits and also by referrals from my guests. This makes it...

Detmold, Germany
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Alison was a wonderful host: helpful and considerate. She provided an extra mattress for my back problems and even got hold of soy milk as she found out I'm vegan. The room was very comfortable and clean. She prepared a delicious breakfast (even considering the vegan part).

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I was so pleased to receive this review as accepting a guest with back problems and a special diet could be thought challenging! However, listening to her needs enabled us to choose the right bed and mattress arrangement for her and I enjoyed preparing the vegan breakfast. Great!

Reviewed 8 October 2016

I had a wonderful stay for a couple of nights at this B&B. It is very close to all London main attractions and yet, is located on a very quiet street. Alison cooked top class breakfasts and was a wonderful host too. She kindly engaged in plenty of conversations recommending places to visit and sharing stories from British history and...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I enjoyed reading this review! It's so nice to know that the B&B experience in a traditional family home setting is so pleasing. My guests tell that the personal touch counts and that deep local knowledge is helpful. Having lived in central London most of my life I should know it rather well!

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We stayed with friends at this lovely B & B for 3 nights in mid-July while exploring the sights of London - Alison is wonderfully welcoming and helpful...the rooms, comfortable beds and bathrooms and pretty walled back garden are a home from home in this well-kept, characterful Victorian house. The breakfasts served at a big dining table are just what...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

How nice to hear that my guests have been happy here and found my home comfortable and convenient. I am lucky to be so close to Big Ben and many of the major attractions in London and yet be in a peaceful spot. Visitors who hope, like this couple, to make the most of their visit, are well-placed to reach...

Ermont, France
Reviewed 17 July 2016

After a peacful night in a very pleasant room and a best in class cooked breakfast by Alison, you can just walk to the Center of London. Alison is a noce person who will easily advise you on the best places to visit and when. Have a look at her beautiful garden where she picks up flowers to decorate your...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

It is wonderful in Summer to be able to pick flowers from the garden for my guests' rooms. They smell fresh and sweet and I think they add a happy touch. I am glad that my visitors appreciate these things and enjoy my breakfasts. All my food is carefully chosen so as to be the best that I can offer....

Ratzeburg, Germany
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A girlfriend, my son (14) and I, we joined three wonderful days in London. And Alison's B&B was a big part of this wonderful days. Very nice house and rooms, delicious breakfast and Alison. She was very kind and it was a pleasure talking with her in this private atmosphere. Surely we will come back again.

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I was very glad that these lovely guests from Germany had a wonderful time. The young lad gained confidence in speaking English and clearly enjoyed the trip. They were amazed at how close my house is to the main tourist attractions and at the same time how quiet my actual location is. They promise to come again!

Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My son and I just ended a week's stay at Pooters, and I would never want to stay anywhere else in London. Located in Kennington, a lovely neighborhood that is near everything you'd most want to see, it truly felt like a home away from home. London can seem like a city of tourists, but staying with Alison gave us...

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Alison P, Owner at Pooters Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

I was very touched to read this heartfelt review of my B&B and the hospitality that I can offer. I am so pleased that Kristin and her son enjoyed their stay. They were very busy seeing the sights and thrilled to discover that everything is so nearby, some of the main attractions being in easy walking distance. It is nice...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An immaculate and stylish Victorian property offering boutique B&B 15 mins walk from Big Ben and easy access to London's West End. Kennington is one of London's best kept secrets favoured by members of parliament and Whitehall mandarins for its proximity to the centres of power. Free wifi and use of a beautifully appointed living room with a world class English or continental breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pooters Bed & Breakfast

Address: 20 Wincott Street | Kennington, London SE11 4NT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: $131 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“First floor room has a double bed and the garden room either a double or twin beds - both rooms are peaceful and at the back”
 of 5 bubbles Jillbackathome, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just 2 rooms to choose from, one with a door out on to the courtyard garden.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveinBath, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
“i enjoy the ground floor garden room as the view of the little courtyard garden is very pleasant, but both guest rooms are at the back and nice and quiet. For a couple the ensuite room is ideal as its a little bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenCooper_13, 3 Apr 2013 | Read review
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