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Welcome to The Ship Leopard

Address: 15-16 The Hard, Portsmouth, PO1 3DT

Telephone: 023 92876020 023 92876020

Hotel Description

Welcome to The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel is a Grade 2 listed Georgian building, situated next to Portsmouth's historic dockyard. The Ship Leopard has been at the center of The Hard for over 200 years. We took an important building and totally refurbished it, transforming it into one of Portsmouth's top Boutique Hotels and Seafood Restaurant. All rooms and suites are modern and luxurious, with high-quality, en-suite bathroom or shower room, toiletries and luxury bedding, towels, designer prints, internet access, hairdryer, alarm clock, tea making and coffee machines (iron and board available upon request). All our suites have LCD TVs, and stunning views of Portsmouth Harbour, over to The Spinnaker Tower and HMS Warrior. Enjoy a breakfast in our beautiful dining area; offering cereals, pastries, toast & marmalade's, fruit, yogurt or a full English breakfast. We want you to enjoy your stay with us and will try to accommodate any special requests i.e. champagne, flowers in room etc, please call to pre-arrange. Parking is situated next to the hotel in a side street, this will cost you £5 for 24 hours. We hope to see you soon, any other requests or queries please don't hesitate to call us on 02392 876020

Our Facilities

  • Disabled Facilities
  • Parking Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • City Centre Location
  • Ironing Service
  • Bridal Suite
  • Wifi Available
  • Jacuzzi
  • Luxury Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Food Available
  • City Breaks
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Walking Holidays

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Hotel Reviews - The Ship Leopard

Great Hotel And Great Staff
Beautiful hotel, with lovely rooms in a great location.

The front of house staff were exceptional and made the difference from a good stay to a great one.

Trevor Chaplin - 27th Jan, 2018
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Very Happy
Lovely location for transport, general shopping and restaurants. Lovely boutique ambience from the moment we walked in. Very helpful staff, easy parking, nice accommodation. Lovely view of the harbour.

Kamil Lukaszewicz - 26th Jan, 2018
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Good Value Visit
Friendly and efficient staff, good location, good value

PETER DAVIES - 25th Jan, 2018
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Short Visit
well positioned. Good room. Good breakfast

David Batchelor - 21st Jan, 2018
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Excellent Hotel
Our stay at this small boutique hotel was enjoyable. The room was comfortable, very modern & clean. The breakfast was excellent and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely stay there again and would recommend it.

Amanda Robbins - 15th Jan, 2018
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New Year Break
went for New year break .hotel good location for shops and bars/ food .staff very friendly. hotel decor good .ncp car park 80 meters away from hotel with hotel discount £5 per day .

John Evans - 2nd Jan, 2018
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Anniversary Stay
We stayed one night for our 28th wedding anniversary- I had requested a room with a bath in addition to a shower and we were delighted with a first floor room with great views and a fabulous bathroom. The breakfast was faultless and the hotel and parking an easy walk to the historic dockyards the next morning. I would definitely recommend,

Viv Jones - 1st Jan, 2018
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One Night Away
We stayed at the Ship Leopard after our Xmas function at the Spinnaker Tower. Lovely room and excellent breakfast which was included in the price. The staff were really friendly and we would definitely stay again!

Martin John Ball - 29th Dec, 2017
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Extremely Satisfying
Stayed for 3 nights December 9th to 12th, to see family living in Gosport and to see a concert at Portsmouth Guildhall.

Excellent location for many local attractions, for Gosport and Isle of Wight ferry’s plus national rail, and shopping/restaurants etc., at Gunwharf Quays.

Hotel room was very good, breakfast also VG, all staff extremely helpful and friendly.

No downside to my visit at all.

Tim Higham - 17th Dec, 2017
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Strongly Recommend If You Are Lucky To Secure A Booking
One of the best hotels I ever stayed and I had quite a number. The room spacious and comfortable, mattress felt like home (I have a bad back and hotels' bed could be very punishing). staff friendly and helpful and even coffee was great! Strongly recommend to anyone.

Janina Litvinova - 3rd Dec, 2017
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Best Location
Beautiful heritage building with gorgeously decorated rooms. A mistake saw us upgraded to the suite for the first night, a nice treat with lots of space for 2 adults and a child. Awesome views over the harbor and right next to the historic dockyards makes it a perfect place to stay. With only 2 nights in Portsmouth, the historic dockyards was the main purpose of our visit. Choice of breakfast items were great and breakfast freshly prepared. Staff was accommodating and friendly. Highly recommended. Thanks for a great stay, Bulger family, NSW Australia.

Mrs Tordis Bulger - 30th Nov, 2017
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Short Break
Clean room with a good view, friendly staff and excellent breakfast.

Dave Luckett - 28th Nov, 2017
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Fantastic Little Hotel!
A fantastic little hotel with lovely decor, friendly, helpful staff and a great breakfast. We loved our room facing on to the harbour with a great view of both the Spinnaker tower and HMS warrior. Staff were really helpful, both to us and other guests we saw arriving. Would have no qualms about booking again when we next need to stay in the city. Also super hand for the train station, buses and ferries.

Richard Heath - 27th Nov, 2017
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Fantastic Hotel
So happy to have found this gem! Very competitively priced. We had an amazing view of the harbour. Breakfast included. 2 mins walk to Gunwharf Quays. Modern clean room. Wifi. Very friendly staff. Would definitely book again.

Cara Longhurst - 27th Nov, 2017
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Stylish Room. Great Location.
Really nice hotel and room. Our deluxe room was immaculate and the size of a football pitch!

Only small gripe was the hotel had no bubble bath for the stand alone bath.

Ian Brownlow - 27th Nov, 2017
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Shopping Weekend
Booked this hotel based on TripAdvisor reviews, not disappointed. Hotel beautiful and so central, right across the road from the train station and ferries. Bedrooms really beautifully decorated. Had a peek in the grand room- wow! The breakfast was delicious, plenty to choose from. Every member of staff was exceptionally friendly. Will definitely stay there next visit to Portsmouth.

Caroline Thomson - 27th Nov, 2017
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Great Hotel
Only stayed overnight but the staff were excellent and couldn't do enough for us. The room was very comfortable with every thing we needed. Will definitely book again.

Kevin Thompson - 26th Nov, 2017
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Night Away And Shopping
Very impressed with the hotel. Great location, lovely

Room, very friendly and helpful staff. The breakfast

was fantastic. Will definitely be coming back.

Kerry Plummer - 26th Nov, 2017
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Shopping Break
Thank you for making our night so pleasant lovely room and lovely breakfast will come again

Philip Allcorn - 26th Nov, 2017
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Birthday Trips
Excellent location to walk to the Historic dockyard and other naval attractions. Also to the shopping outlet and restaurants. Great room and breakfast. Staff couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. Bit of a heatwave but we had a fan in the room which helped.

Carole Barber - 3rd Jun, 2017
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Great Location, Superb Staff.
The location was what originally drew us to The Ship Leopard, it was easy walking distance to everything that we planned on seeing. Our room had a nice view of the water and HMS Warrior. I was initially concerned because that meant we also faced a bus depot and the train station, but even with the window open there was very little noise. The room was clean, comfortable and well appointed. The bath and shower were both very nice and the bed was firm and extremely comfortable. My highest praise is reserved for the staff: friendly helpful and attentive, they make The Ship Leopard the perfect choice for a stay in Portsmouth. We will be visiting Portsmouth again in the future and The Ship Leopard will be our first choice for accommodations. We both would highly recommend without reservation.

Mr. Rhett Paulson - 1st Jun, 2017
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Perfect Location To Discover Portsmouth
Stayed for 5 nights at this hotel whilst visiting 'Pompey' for family occasion. It is the perfect location to discover Portsmouth if you want the museums, shopping and restaurants on the Gunwharf. Ideal location for any onward travelling or visiting further afield, with bus and train links on the doorstep. Hotel itself was excellent - clean, well appointed rooms, friendly staff and lovely breakfast - would definitely stay again.

John Dick - 31st May, 2017
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Overnight Stay
Excellent stay at the ship leopard hotel.we had a beautiful superior room overlooking the Solent.Everything was perfect including the breakfast.Woukd definitely stay there again.

Carol Norton - 28th May, 2017
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A Night In Portsmouth
A smart, clean, modern room with excellent bed linen and luxury towels, equipped with an excellent shower. Very high quality cooked breakfast; friendly and efficient staff. I would certainly return.

Mr. David Wakefield - 22nd May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you Mr. Wakefield for your kind comments! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and are glad you like our rooms and breakfast!

One of the best hotels I have stayed at. The room was decorated very well and the bed was very comfortable. Staff couldnt do enough for you and the full breakfast was really good. Perfectly situated close to the harbour and qun wharf.

James Barber - 22nd May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you Mr. Barber, we are happy your stay with us was good and that all staff were attentive. We are pleased you enjoyed our breakfast service and are over the moon you consider us \'one of the best hotels you\'ve stayed at\' thats a fab review for us, thank you from the whole Ship Leopard team!

Return Visit
This was our second stay, and we will no doubt return again. The hotel's location is excellent; and we find the comfortt, food, and standards of service to our liking.

Mr D Aldridge - 22nd May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
We are pleased to hear your comments and glad you keep returning. We hope to accommodate you again soon! Remember to book direct and we can take 10% off the rates at that time for you. Look forward to welcoming you back!

Excellent Small Hotel With Caring Staff
I stayed for 2 nights while visiting Portsmouth's historic naval dockyard. The location was perfect. The welcome and staff service was exceptionally good. The room well equipped, spacious and comfortable bed with modern bathroom. No complaints and pleased to recommend to any traveller wanting good quality and good price. Thanks for a good visit.

Robert Enos - 21st May, 2017
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Excellent Location And Very Good Service
I stayed for 2 nights while visiting Portsmouth's historic naval dockyard. The location was perfect. The welcome and staff service was exceptionally good. The room well equipped, spacious and comfortable bed with modern bathroom. No complaints and pleased to recommend to any traveller wanting good quality and good price. Thanks for a good visit.

Robert Enos - 20th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Wow, what a great review to see and read! Thank you very much from all the team! We hope you will spread the word for us and we\'ll look forward to your return!

Stay At The Ship Leopard
Excellent young staff, lovely room, excellent location and breakfast

Downside - back room noisy from 0600 hrs due to street cleaners - you can't have everything!

Roger Selman - 19th May, 2017
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Portsmouth Harbour
Nice staff, food, perfect parking & location Portsmouth Harbour now fabulous.

David Martin - 19th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you Mr. Martin for your kind comments, we hope to see you again!

Two Night Stay
We really enjoyed our stay at this very welcoming hotel. The room was clean, quiet and very comfortable. All the staff were very pleasant and helpful. The location was ideal for our purposes being just two minutes from the Historic Dockyard, and a few minutes walk from Gunwharf Quays.

Derek Lee - 12th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Hope to see you again, thank you for all your comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay!

One Night Stay
An excellent hotel, so handy for the Portsmouth Historic Dockland, right on the doorstep. Comfortable room, excellent breakfast. Highly recommend

Joan Kelly - 12th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
We appreciate your kind comments and are happy you enjoyed your visit. We hope you stay with us again in the future!

Very Comfortable And Perfectly Located
We found this hotel ideally situated for the Portsmouth Harbour train station and the historic dockyard - as well as being only a short walk from the Gunwharf Quays and a range of eateries. The staff were all very attentive to our needs and we were very comfortable in our room. The shower is great! We would stay there again if making a return visit.

Linda MacDonald - 10th May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for staying at our hotel, we hope to see you again!

First Class Stay
We were back for a return visit to this great little hotel right near the Historic Dockyard. This time we stayed in gorgeous Room 15, which is really nice. The room is spacious and comfortable and the bathroom is to die for! We loved the view of HMS Warrior from the window and enjoyed watching the many boats coming and going. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the young staff very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was very nice. We'd definitely stay again!

Mrs. Linda Hajdini-Allen - 1st May, 2017
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Response from Hotel
We are so happy you keep returning and love Room 15 just as much as we do! Thank you for your kind comments and we hope to accommodate you again! :)

Revisiting The Dockyard
Excellent location, really enjoyed our short trip and so pleased with the hitel. Excellent

Jennifer Laud - 27th Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
We are really glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again! Thank you for your comments.

Comfort And Convenience
We have used the Ship Leopard 3 or 4 times now as a one-night stopover before taking the morning ferry home to Guernsey. It is exactly what is required. A very friendly and helpful young staff, clean, well-decorated and spacious rooms, proximity to Gunwharf Quay shopping mall and a 10 minute drive to the Ferry Terminal all combining to make it our ideal choice in Portsmouth.

Alan Cross - 22nd Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your review, we are so happy you choose to stay with us! Glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you again soon! :)

Thoroughly enjoyed the stay. The room was luvly, the staff were friendly and attentive and the breakfast was very enjoyable. This was our third visit and we intend to visit again soon. Thankyou

Lisa Curran - 20th Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
We are so glad you continue to stay with us! Hope to see you again :)

The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
We stayed at The Ship Leopard on Saturday 15th April and the hotel was so nice and is in a great location just opposite the harbour . The bedroom was immaculate and the bed was really comfy . The hotel staff were really lovely , especially the 2 front of house girls working Saturday . The cooked breakfast was great too .Would love to stay again and highly recommend.

Teresa Moynan - 17th Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your kind comments. We are glad your party enjoyed their visit with us, like wise you were a pleasure to have staying with us! We look forward to welcoming you back again! :-)

Ship Leopard Hotel
Superb location. Very comfortable. Top marks.

David Wright - 10th Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your comments, we are glad your stay was comfortable! :-)

Lovely stay..spotlessly clean, fresh deco and staff were fabulous x

Chris Douglass - 8th Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your comments, we are happy your had a pleasant stay with us. The Whole team will look forward to welcoming you back again!

Stop Over
Lovely hotel, very friendly and helpful staff, great breakfast, would stay again

Diana Bennett - 7th Apr, 2017
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Thanks had a great stay. Room 15 was amazing, staff helpful and friendly, bed really comfortable, good location and very good breakfast, what more could you ask for.

Ann Stanley - 1st Apr, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and liked Room 15 just as much as we do! Look forward to welcoming you back again!

Iconic View And Very Relaxed Stay
We really enjoyed our 2 night stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room was very spacious, clean and looked out over the harbour. The hotel is very close to the Dockyard and Gun Wharf Quays. Breakfast was varied and all in all it was very good value.

Rowena Stark - 29th Mar, 2017
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Long Weekend Visiting Hijstoric Dockyards.
We were highly delighted with our room. It was spacious comfortable and beautifully furnished. We really loved the view from our bedroom window overlooking the Warrior and the Spinnaker Tower. It could not have been better. We travelled down with friends and had a fantastic time in Portsmouth. All of the staff in the hotel were helpful and friendly. I honestly could not fault the service we had and I would not hesitate to recommend the hotel to anyone.

Culmer - 28th Mar, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your comments, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we will see you and your friends again for another break in Portsmouth!

Weekend Stay
2nd visit to this small but excellent hotel, ideal location for visiting gunwharf and the naval bases. the young front of house staff were a credit to the Hotel, always helpful with a friendly smile. Will be back next year.

Andrew Wiliiams - 27th Mar, 2017
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Response from Hotel
Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and that you continue to book with us! We will all look forward to accommodating you again :-)

Lovely stay..spotlessly clean, fresh deco and staff were fabulous x

Chris Douglass - 26th Mar, 2017
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Rooms are Beautifull, staff are very helpfull excellent location and nice views, cant wait to stay again. Try the Master Suite it will blow you away.

Stephen Cameron - 26th Mar, 2017
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Great Little Hotel
Fantastic location, staff excellent, breakfast to die for. Definately stay again when next in Portsmouth

Thomas Whittaker - 25th Mar, 2017
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Location Excellent
Ideal place to stay convenient to train station and Portsmouth historic dockyard.

Yvonne Kevany - 25th Mar, 2017
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Weekend In Portsmouth
Enjoyed our stay, the staff were very welcoming, the room was comfortable and the location extremely good. We will be coming back.

Delyth eastabrook - 20th Mar, 2017
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Lovely Hotel
The staff were friendly, the room was clean and spacious and had plenty of space. The bathroom was nice as well, and lovely breakfast. Appreciated the jelly beans in the room too

Catherine Paxton - 20th Mar, 2017
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Lovely Hotel!
Lovely hotel! Staff polite and welcoming, food was good and value for money. Room very clean and comfortable. Decorated to a high standard. The location is perfect and the views from the bedroom were great. We would definitely recommend this hotel to friends. We had a very enjoyable stay.

Mrs. Claire Scott - 19th Mar, 2017
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Lovely Hotel With Friendly, Efficient Service.
Lovely historic hotel with contemporary style within. The staff are welcoming and provide efficient service. The breakfast is cooked fresh and there is a good choice of continental pastries and cereals. Location is perfect for exploring the south coast being close to ferries and public transport. Even though our room was located overlooking the railway station and Gosport ferry, the room was quiet and we had a good night's sleep.

Paul Amey - 18th Mar, 2017
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Excellent Hotel
Enjoyed our stay at the hotel very much. The staff were very personable, our room was very nice. Will definitely return.

Karen Herriott - 15th Mar, 2017
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Sightseeing Break
Absolutely loved our stay here, staff very friendly, our room was fab with a view of the Hms warrior, breakfast was superb, definitely will recommend to others & hopefully come back one day

Katrina Massey - 13th Mar, 2017
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Definitely Recomend
Definitely recomend this hotel

Clean very helpfull staff good breakfaat

Will syay again here if in the area

Hughes Trevor - 16th Jan, 2017
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Relaxing Break
Great location for the historic docks

fantatsic staff & breakfast

Will come back

Andrew Booth - 9th Jan, 2017
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Short Break
Very comfortable for one night ideal for the train and

Isle of White ferry, we were not very keen on music playing all the time but that is an age thing overall good

Jean Curtis - 4th Jan, 2017
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The Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
We had a lovely stay, staff very friendly and helpful and the room was immaculately clean. Very comfortable bed. location was fantastic for the quays and dockyard. Breakfast was good with a wide choice. would definitely stay again

Shaun Watts - 4th Jan, 2017
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Ship Leopard The Hard
Great location excellent accomodation and breakfast good staff a nice stay would stay again if we're down this way.

Mr. robert england - 4th Jan, 2017
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December Trip
A very high quality renovated hotel in a great location with fantastic staff. Food was great as well.

Chris Coombs - 1st Jan, 2017
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Excellent Stay
What a wonderful hotel with friendly staff, beautiful bedrooms, everything is exceptionally clean and in excellent condition. We stayed for 2 nights and the breakfasts were really good on both days, nothing lacking.

Thoroughly recommend this hotel which is on a great location.

james lloyd - 1st Jan, 2017
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Location Perfect
Perfect for visiting Mary Rose, Victory, and Warrior and the Gun Wharf for shopping . Car park close by at reduced rate. Smart room. Excellent breakfast - especially tasty Lincolnshire sausage. We stayed for a function at the Mary Rose so we could walk back afterwards. Would definitely stay again in similar circumstances.

Michael Wilding - 18th Dec, 2016
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Ship Hotel Portsmouth
This hotel was excellent value. Good decorative order throughout, clean and well maintained. Staff friendly.

I particularly liked the ceiling fans in the dining room/lobby area.

Only negative comment that applies to all inner city hotels is the lack of dedicated parking. The hotel (Keppel Hotel) had a dedicated car park which was largely empty throughout our stay - any chance of a parking arrangement?

Paul Rickard - 14th Apr, 2016
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Portsmouth Birthday Weekend
As a young naval rating I used to frequent this establishment on a regular basis! So when we decided to visit Pompey, as we were looking for places to stay we came across this hotel. We weren't disappointed. Although the room was quite small it was comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful.The ssurroundings and decor of the whole hotel were beautiful. Will be staying again, and will be recommending it to friends and family. Thanks for making our stay so pleasurable.

Mr. Robert Coles - 14th Apr, 2016
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Something A Bit Different But In A Good Way....
Nothing but good things to say about this hotel. A smooth check in, Fantastic room with great veiws, tea and coffee in the room and one of the best full english breakfasts I have seen in any hotel made this a very special couple of days. It is also located close to great shopping at Gunwharfe Keys and the Cascade center as well as being really handy for the historic dockyards, complete with HMS Victory. For those travelling by car there is local parking and the bus and train stations are just as close if you are leaving the car at home. I can thoroughly recommend this hotel to anyone looking for something special. Great value in my opinion

Alan Helm - 11th Apr, 2016
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A Welcome Surprise!
To the Management & Staff

My wife and I had planned a couple of days with an overnight stay to indulge ourselves at Gunwharf Quays, where we have visited previously. Finding the Ship Leopard was purely an adminsitrative task. Visiting the hotel was something else. Perfectly placed for our needs and beautifully decorated and appointed was the welcome surprise. Added to this was the welcoming staff, who all intended that we had a memorable stay. We will be back, soon! Thank you so much for a great short break experience. Ron & Karen

Ronald Faulds - 10th Apr, 2016
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excellent room (number12)views of the spinnaker and warrior. v comfy bed spotless room great shower. friendly staff. excellent quality produce at breakfast. will stay again.

Claire Sellars - 16th Mar, 2016
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Recent Visit
This is a very comfortable hotel in an great location. The breakfast was excellent as was the service from all of the staff who were, without exception, pleasant and helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

PAMELA MOWAT - 12th Mar, 2016
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Delightful Stay
Only one night, there with a group of friends to 'do' the naval dockyard.

Perfect position, clean, bright hole with charming, friendly and attentive staff.

We all had a great time. Thank you

Paul Harrison - 11th Mar, 2016
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Very Cosy And Fabulously Appointed Boutique Hotel
Wow, what can I say, blown away from arrival. Very cosy and fabulously appointed and decorated hotel, impeccable. Cheap car parking deal at multi storey literally round the corner (£5 for 24 hours). Fantastic full English breakfast on morning of departure. The small but appropriately sized bar was well stocked and reasonably priced too.

We had room 24 which I would thoroughly recommend to anyone, located on 2nd floor at the front of the hotel, for which 1 window overlooked HMS Warrior and the other the Spinnaker Tower, perfect setting and place to watch the sunset over the harbour too!

Carl Badcock - 29th Feb, 2016
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Very Nice Hotel
Nice room, lovely view, great bathroom and very helpful staff. Perfectly situated for Gun Wharf Quays.

Ann Halpern - 29th Feb, 2016
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Ship Leopard Boutique Hotel
Immaculate hotel and friendly staff

Deborah Meredith - 25th Feb, 2016
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Very Well Run Hotel
On first sight, looking at the info. Online about this hotel we initially thought it would be too 'glttsy' for our usual hotel stays. However, on arrival, we were delighted to see how close it was to the dockyard and tha Spinnaker tower where my husband Ian was due to go to for a retirement party. The whole ambience of this hotel was warm and inviting with a wonderfull outrageous double wooden ceiling fan in the dining area and a very large glass clad model of a Jaguar cat above reception. There was a lift to aid our accent to our room on the first floor, everything was clean and working with a great shower ( unusual these days) and clean modern decor. I wouldn't hesite to stay there again on our next visit to Portsmouth.

David John Lewis - 22nd Feb, 2016
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The Ship Leopard Boutique
Very very surprised and delighted.

The hotel was clean smelt lovely and decorated perfectly. The staff were very nice and perlite.

I would recommend this hotel to anybody who wants to stay in Portsmouth. We will be staying again. Thank you.

Allen Mitchell - 20th Feb, 2016
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Married Couple
we had such a nice stay and the rooms and staff where so nice we will be back in june

Susan Pharo - 9th Feb, 2016
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The Ship Leopard, Portsmouth
Lovely Hotel, great location for Dockyard, Spinnaker, Shopping etc. Lovely room looking out to the harbour. Excellent breakfast and friendly staff. I would recommend. Oh, and car parking is £5 per day just across the road. great

Mark Fowler - 8th Feb, 2016
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Very Clean,perfect Location
Lovely boutique hotel,nice clean room,quiet compact but everying you need. Perfect location, very friendly staff, excellent breakfast

Patricia Lynn Granby - 5th Feb, 2016
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Great Stay
Fabulous stay. Loved being back in Pompey and what better place to stay at. Great staff and very efficient. The room was cozy, overlooking the harbour and it was great waking up in such a comfy bed.

Would certainly recommend my friends and family.

Futhie Kunene - 25th Jan, 2016
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Lovey Staying. Beautiful City
Over impressed with the staying at The Ship Leopard one night single room. Listed facade and really modern done up facilities, helpful staff especially the night porter. Can't wait to come back and see more of the city

Nelu Manolache - 22nd Jan, 2016
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Warm Welcome
We traveled by train and this hotel is a short walk from the station and very close to the ships that we had come to see. also very near is Gunwharf which is an amazing shopping centre. We will definitely return,

The hotel is bright clean very comfortable and the staff were friendly and helpful.

JANET ROXBURGH - 19th Jan, 2016
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Fab Find!
Lovely little hotel in a prime location by Gunwharf Quay....excellent service and gorgeous room with lovely comfy bed....oooo and the breakfast was yummy!!

Would recommend...

Matthew Stevens - 18th Jan, 2016
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Great Stay
Great facilities satff and location

Warwick Isaacs - 9th Jan, 2016
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Best Hotel In Portsmouth!
I've stayed in a large number of hotels across the globe and this is my favourite. Yes, the best room was more than what you would normally spend, however it was was 100% worth it. The gent on reception at the time was a absolute pleasure, he went well out of his way to assist in a few special request, whatever he's being paid, it's not enough!

Simon Wilson - 7th Jan, 2016
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Value For Money
Couldnt have chosen better ticked every box staff very friendly and cafe quaint.Room was amazing as was view. Will be back for anniversary or other special occasion.

Dean Measey - 1st Jan, 2016
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Very Plesent Stay
great location, friendly staff, nice room and excellent breakfast

Steven Ponsford - 30th Dec, 2015
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Fantastic Time
Loved,loved the room and brekki, especially the sausages :)

Joe Mccarten - 25th Dec, 2015
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Excellent Stay
Really clean. Staff very helpful. would definitely return.

Robert MCgill - 26th Nov, 2015
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A Nice Change!
A hotel with a personal touch and great breakfast. Perfect for gunwharf quay shopping and opposite the historical docks.

Great size room with a comfortable bed.

Shaun Peters - 24th Nov, 2015
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Accomodation Weekend Stay
Excellent stay. Helpful friendly staff, great English breakfast. Very clean room and comfy bed. We will be back.

Stanton - 23rd Nov, 2015
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Fantastic Place
Loved the decor the cleanliness and the atmosphere lovely weekend great breakfast as well our room was like brand new and the furnishings were first class if I have to come to Portsmouth again I would only want to stay here beats all,the chain hotels by a mile

Alfred Makein - 22nd Nov, 2015
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Ship Leopard Wass good comfortable base on my trip to cool windy Portsmourh. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Anthony Ware - 21st Nov, 2015
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Portsmouth Break
Excellent location for historic dockyard and gunwharf quays. With clean, comfortable,well appointed rooms and helpful staff we would have no hesitation in booking again.

Christine Tout - 21st Nov, 2015
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Brilliant location, lovely clean room, very comfy bed, very freindly and welcoming staff, and a lovely breakfast will defiantly be back.

Robert Syer - 20th Nov, 2015
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Pleasant Stay
This is a very comfortable hotel with a comfortable bed and a decent shower and very friendly staff. The included breakfast was good value and not pretentious. Close to transport links and shopping.

Mrs. Phillippa Kirkman - 19th Nov, 2015
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booked this hotel for a last minute business trip and can say I thoroughly recommend staying here. Great location close to the harbour, rooms very contemporary and clean. Staff very well mannered and friendly. I would return again if in the area

Stuart Helm - 12th Nov, 2015
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Nice Place
Nice stay with friendly staff - only downside was the drilling over the road, out front from 7.30am - not the hotels fault, but would've been nice to have been warned

Stephen Bushell - 6th Nov, 2015
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Excellent Stay
Just want to say what a fantastic stay I had with your hotel , I stayed 2 night and the rooms and hotel is to a high standard with spotless well maintained room beautifully done with so comfy beds .But what makes this hotel are the staff could not do enough for you !! becky and sophia the 2 girls in the day very lovely made my stay the best I haved stayed in a small hotel and thanks john for making me a nice hot chocolate late at night ,them 3 people alone are a credit to your hotel with warm smiles and so different to any other hotel I have stayed in ,please keep this up and I should see you near Christmas for shopping with my family for 2 days .Also in a great location for all what you want .... Big thanks keith

Wheeldon - 6th Nov, 2015
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Great Place To Stay
Good place to stay in Portsmouth. Compact room is a bit small and no wardrobe, but we only stayed 1 night so no issues with that. The room was also a bit warm for november and had to keep the window open for the night. Room and bed is comfortable and I do like the decoration and the style of the hotel.

The staff is really friendly and the English breakfast was great! Overall happy and I would stay there again if I have the chance.

Ainhoa Rodriguez - 6th Nov, 2015
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Lovely Boutique Hotel
This hotel was a really pleasant surprise. The surrounding area is undergoing some major renovation work and doesn't look all that appealing at the moment however the hotel itself is lovely, modern, clean and bright. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the breakfast was delicious.

I really couldn't fault anything and it was very reasonably priced too.

Donna Dewar - 5th Nov, 2015
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Good Location For Historic Docks & Gunwharf Quays
Compact but well appointed rooms, comfy bed, good shower. All areas were kept very clean and tidy. Breakfast was great. Ideal for a weekend break. Staff were helpful and pleasant. Would certainly stay here again.

Linda Harrison - 3rd Nov, 2015
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Short Stay
Hotel was clean with friendly staff. The room was good with a view of the seafront/ spinnaker tower, ideal for a spot of shopping/bowling/eating with the Gunwarf quay a stone throw away. Minor issues the room was a little noisy late at night and the shower smelt a little musty. Breakfast was hearty but a little slow in arriving.

Ivor Facey - 2nd Nov, 2015
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A Delightful Stay
We happened to come across this hotel whilst looking online. We were really looking for somewhere near to Gunwharf Quays that we could rest our heads. The location was excellent for this and the view out on to HMS Victory and the harbour was a bonus. The room inside the hotel was very good with the breakfast a real bonus. We wold definately come back and stay again. The only thing to improve upon was the fact that having paid to park the car in a nearby car park we were presented with a discount ticket for a different car park. This was a shame as there was no obvious detail about this on the booking confirmation and would have saved a little bit of money. All in all a very good place to stay though

Chris Fry - 30th Oct, 2015
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Comfort & Convenience
Friendly helpful staff. Rooms comfortable and tasteful decor. Efficient bathrooms, super comfy bed,excellent breakfast. Perfect location for Gunwharf Quays, Historic dockyard and ferry to Gossport. Highly recommended

Will definitely stay again.

Laura Corbett Hassit - 28th Oct, 2015
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Perfect For A Business Stay
Lovely hotel, 2 minutes walk from Portsmouth Harbour station and local restaurants. Great staff, very clean and lovely rooms and nice breakfast.

Andrea Auburn - 27th Oct, 2015
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Overnight Stay
We booked the suite here which was fabulous and could not be criticised as it was beautiful and the bathroom outstanding. The breakfast was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. Really sadly though the noise from the street was unbearable and we got very little sleep. Really needs triple glazing.

Heather Revitt - 26th Oct, 2015
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We Were Made To Feel Very Welcome.
Thank you for your welcome and help throughout our stay. We were sorry not to have three sea view rooms but the rooms were clean and the shower was great. Staff were always polite and helpful. We loved the location of your hotel and would recommend.

Katherine Daintith - 24th Oct, 2015
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The Sip Leopard Hotel
We recently stayed for 2 nights. It was a lovely comfortable room, the breakfasts were great and the staff very friendly and helpful.

Foreman - 23rd Oct, 2015
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I\'ll Be Coming Back
I stayed due to its proximity to my office and gunwharf. Whilst my colleagues stay in the soulless Marriott I chose here and I'm glad I did. Opposite Portsmouth Harbour train and minutes from gunwharf, it's the perfect location for everything you need -transports, eating, partying, shopping and the Tower thing!

Friendly staff, boutique feel and price are factors that mean I'll be staying here in future

Richard Coles - 16th Oct, 2015
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Fab Hotel
We had a lovely stay. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was delicious! The room and bathroom were lovely. I would suggest, however, that a hairdryer is provided in the room. Thank you for a really lovely stay, and we will certainly be staying with you again, and recommending you. We've given you a glowing review requested by!

Norman Pounds - 11th Oct, 2015
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A warm and friendly hotel, with a speedy check in. The staff were both helpful and knowledgeable.

Thoroughly recommended.

Andrew Marrow - 11th Oct, 2015
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Lovely Stay
Beautiful room, friendly staff, great location

Peter Copp - 1st Oct, 2015
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Great Hotel
Lovely, very modern and well decorated clean hotel. Great location, and staff very helpful and friendly. Booking a longer stay in 2016. I would highly recommend this hotel.

Heather Feetham - 25th Aug, 2015
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Room Was Great And Perfect Location
Enjoyed our stay, room very comfortable . Would return again

Sharon Serdiuk - 25th Aug, 2015
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Daughters Wedding
I booked three rooms for my daughters wedding, and we were more than satisfied with the rooms and the service. I would have no hesitation making future bookings.

Many thanks

Birkett - 24th Aug, 2015
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Great Overnight Stay
Ideally located. We were attending a wedding on HMS Warrior travelling by train and the hotel was easy walking distance between both. Staff very friendly and helpful. Room very clean with beautiful décor. Hotel generally was tastefully decorated. An excellent choice for breakfast and we later enjoyed an afternoon tea. Highly recommend this hotel

Julie Mitchell - 24th Aug, 2015
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Best Location For Visiting The Historical Dockyard
Very good equipped room, excellent bed quality, breakfast very good. Parking was possible in a parking house 100 meter in the back of the hotel, 5 GBP per day with a hotel voucher. Nothing to criticise.

Elisabeth Koller - 23rd Aug, 2015
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One Night Stay
clean and modern hotel. Central to attractions. Friendly staff. Everything we were looking for on our 1st trip to Portsmouth.

Anne Barrett - 21st Aug, 2015
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Excellent Location, Good Facilities
Just had a 2 night stay with family. Location excellent for Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays. Quality of rooms very good, even if shower bathrooms were small. Breakfast service slow, but holiday so acceptable. Would advise anyone to stay there for central Portsmouth.

Anscombe - 21st Aug, 2015
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Simply Perfect
Perfect welcome after an overnight flight...cozy lounge, coffee,tea? How can we see to your comfort? Our room on the top floor was just as described and shown on website. The staff wonderful, even found me a dinner well after the kitchen had closed (jet lag). Breakfast great, no skimping here! Location so close to old dock yard and an array of restaurants. Stay was great!

Doris Botshon - 21st Aug, 2015
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Weekend Break
lovely hotel, very central and great value. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great breakfast.

Nick Bevan - 15th Aug, 2015
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Over Night Stay
we had a very pleasant over night stay at this hotel. staff very friendly and helpful and the hotel was very clean and modern.would stay here again but would book a room with a sea view

Jo Pearson - 11th Aug, 2015
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Mrs Roe
Excellent small hotel in a great location. Lovely bedroom

Dianna Roe - 11th Aug, 2015
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Great Location
What a great hotel - staff very helpful and walking distance to all tourist spots. Hotel breakfast was good choice of hot and cold and pub up road had good cheap meals for dinner. We had room at front with views of HMS Warrior. We even took bus from London to here as bus stops at The Hard just across road

Cheryl And Peter Knibb - 6th Aug, 2015
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Great Place To Stay
High quality hotel with lovely features, ideally located. Would definitely choose it again.

Lesley Donnithorne - 5th Aug, 2015
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Fantastic Hotel
Beautiful Hotel, perfect location with sea views, right by the shopping centre. Very polite and accommodating staff.

Mrs Rachel Howard - 23rd Jun, 2015
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Perfect location with an amazing view stayed in room 15 worth every penny would stay again no question about it, all staff polite and helpful, breakfast also decent with a good selection and decent coffee!

Mr. Sam Hobden - 21st Jun, 2015
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Great hotel, really clean rooms,comfy bed, staff great, food good, great location to all attractions

Tara Mchugh - 16th Jun, 2015
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A Delightful Visit
We had a most delightful stay at the The Ship Leopard Hotel the other night - a comfortable, pleasant room and bath but, best of all, a most engaging and friendly staff. And, of course, the location is superb.

Mr. Jerry Schauffler - 16th Jun, 2015
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Great Location
Lovely Hotel would stay there again. Great Location and the staff are very nice and helpful.

Jacqueline Potgieter - 16th Jun, 2015
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Good Value Boutique Hotel Near Naval Dockyards
Very well appointed and located. Room very comfortable. Good wifi.

Douglas Clark - 16th Jun, 2015
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Home From Home
Perfectly located for our weekend visit to Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays. Rooms clean,comfortable and stylish. Breakfast cooked fresh to order. Staff friendly and helpful. Would not hesitate to return.

Janet Richardson - 15th Jun, 2015
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Excellent Hotel In Great Location
Stayed here for two nights in a standard king size which was very nice, comfortable and extremely clean. The staff were friendly and helpful going to extra lengths to support my gluten-free dietary requirements and helping us print off a discount voucher. Would definitely stay here again should we return to Portsmouth

Migaela Scorah - 26th May, 2015
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Bank Holiday Stay
Great hotel in a brilliant position, will be staying again

Jed Sheppard - 25th May, 2015
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Great Hotel
everything about the hotel was lovely,staff,room,food and a great location well worth the money will book again

Steven Higgins - 18th May, 2015
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Fantastic Location
Small single room but excellent fittings. So close to railway station, taxis, Gunwharf Quays and Historic Dockyard. Food excellent, staff chatty.

Karen Lee - 18th May, 2015
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Lovely Hotel Great Location
We stayed for one night in the best room (15)with a view of HMS Warrior.

The room was very sumptuous with a stunning bathroom and very clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great too! My only suggestion would be to provide robes in that room in particular as it would be in keeping with the standard. A magnifying mirror and a pot with cotton wool and cotton buds would be a nice extra touch. An ideal hotel for visiting the historic ships and the Gunwharf shopping centre where you can find many bars, designer shops and restaurants. A great find!

Carol Drapper - 17th May, 2015
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Great Hotel
Great hotel! Beautifully clean well decorated room, friendly staff, great breakfast and fabulous location

Kathleen Friesen - 16th May, 2015
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Overnight Stay
A very good visit, excellent staff at check-in, breakfast and check out. Room was comfortable, very clean and and an excellent view. Great location and perfect for my visit.

NORMAN SMITH - 12th May, 2015
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Enjoy This Hotel.....
Friendly hotel with very helpful staff, spacious clean rooms...good value for money

Mrs Fitzgerald - 12th May, 2015
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Feet Up In Portsmouth
What a find. Located just across from the dockyard and 5 min walk from the gunwarf shopping centre.

First the hotel, when I was looking for a hotel, we wanted something different than the normal hotel stay. We arrived early but the receptionist directed is to the car park, which was discounted.

Next the room, 1st floor overlooking the sea, but also the bus interchange. My first thought this could be a bit noisey, however this was not the case. As the room was higher than the buses, it was quite, even the window open.

The room itself was extremely comfortable with what you would expect to find in a room of this quality. The bathroom was very clean and had a bidet, which some 5 star hotels do not have. No bath, but the shower was a welcome especially after a day visiting the sites. The room was clean and presented to a high standard. Nice touch was the coffee machine and the mirrored furniture was in keeping with the rest of the hotel

The reception is located in the bar, and the is clean and decorated with number of objects which were highly amusing.

The hotel also had lift which was acceptiated especially when arriving and leaving.

Breakfast was good, with a wide range of options even for the fussy eater.

The staff were present, friendly and welcoming, and nothing was too much of a problem

Would we come back again, most differently, a small gem of a hotel that should not be overlooked.

Peter Whiting - 13th Apr, 2015
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Perfect Location
Perfect location for the Historic Dockyard. Lovely room, comfy and thoughtfullly decorated. Excellnt breakfast looking out at the Warrior in the harbour. Really enjoyed our stay and will come back again.

Jean Crow-stewart - 10th Apr, 2015
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Perfect Easter Weekend In The Perfect Place!
My partner and I were travelling to Portsmouth for his birthday (and Easter) as the area is special to both of us – he was born there and it's where I went to university. Having read some of the reviews for The Ship Leopard I booked for us to spend the night in Room 15, and I'm so glad I did!

The hotel is without doubt the best place to stay in Portsmouth. From the excellent location positioned opposite Gunwharf Quays packed with its bars, restaurants and shops, to the attentive and friendly staff, and let's not forget the well-equipped stunning rooms which rival that of any boutique hotel I've visited previously.

Our room was enormous with a comfortable super king size bed, flatscreen on the wall, large sash windows with great views, and beautiful decor. The bathroom approached through arched doors was the real highlight with a large feature freestanding bath, dual sinks and an incredible walk-in power shower. Breakfast in the morning was excellent with plenty of choice and the discounted parking is really handy too.

Our stay was such a joy we immediately booked to stay an extra night! We both thank the staff for such excellent service and will definitely be booking to stay here on our next visit. Highly recommended!

Daisy Jeffery - 7th Apr, 2015
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Great Location, Lovely Hotel, Excellent Service!
Highly recommended. Located 2 mins walk from Portsmouth Harbour train, 2 mins walk from the Historic Docks, 5 mins walk from Gunwharf Quays. Lovely building and very well appointed rooms. Excellent friendly service :)

Mr. Mark Abbott - 7th Apr, 2015
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A lovely little hotel. I had the small single room which was compact but very clean and new. Ensuite was great, even having a bidet. Breakfast ok and staff friendly and attentive. I would definitely stay here again.

KATRINA WEBSTER - 3rd Apr, 2015
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Great Position
This hotel was perfectly positioned for both The Historic Dockyard and Gunwharf Quays. It was very clean and comfortable with trendy furnishings. Good sized rooms and good views of the Warrior ship. Helpful staff and good breakfast.

Janet Offer - 29th Mar, 2015
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Clean Room & Fantastic View
Booked this hotel purely on its Trip Advisor reviews and so glad we did as it became the venue for our engagement. Would like to take the opportunity to thank John the Night Manager once again for his wit and charm which kept us entertained until the small hours.

The Ship Leopard is ideally located if you want to be near Portsmouth Historical Dockyard, Gunwarf Keys shops and bars. We booked room 34 which has fantastic views of HMS Warrior and the Spinnaker Tower. The room was modern and spotlessly clean with a very comfortable king bed and the shower-room was clean and functional.

A wonderful selection of breakfast is provided, from continental choice to a full English breakfast. The staff were polite and could not be faulted.

Parking is in a multi storey car park just behind hotel which is secure overnight and charges £5 for 24 hours (with a coupon you collect from hotel reception).

We very much recommend a stay here, so much better than a chain hotel! A really wonderful hotel in a fantastic location!

We will definitely return!

Stayed For one night on 16th March 2015

Ian Harwood - 29th Mar, 2015
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Weekend Break
Very enjoyable stay, staff very helpful and friendly.

Mr. David Campbell - 24th Mar, 2015
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Visit To The Historic Dockyard
We enjoyed a very pleasant two night stay. The location was ideal, the accommodation was excellent, clean and well equipped. The staff were very helpful and pleasant which helped make the visit one we shall remember.

JOHN ELLINGFORD - 23rd Mar, 2015
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Perfect Choice
Perfect for a trip to Portsmouth.

Perfect Location for Historic sites, Gun Wharf, Restaurants and shops.

Room Perfect, immaculately clean, with a lovely theme decor.

Colleen O\\\'Shea - 22nd Mar, 2015
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University Visiting
Enjoyed our stay, small and friendly hotel in a perfect location

Jackie Miles - 17th Mar, 2015
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Great Weekend Stay
Great room fantastic breakfast

Christopher Moore - 17th Mar, 2015
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An excellent stay, warm welcome, room was beautiful a very rich modern feel white room with mirrored and velvet black contrast, walk in luxury shower and a view over looking the harbour. You can only be impressed, hotel is quiet at night boats are lit up on harbour adding to the tranquillity. Well presented cooked breakfast and gentlemen on reception polite and jus fantastic- a definite recommendation. Occasion was a birthday, thank u to the team we were very impressed :) - Kk Brighton

Kharina Kharran - 4th Mar, 2015
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Review Of My Stay
Charming caring staff. Wonderful refurb ..across the road amazing shopping centre and historic ships and only 10 mins to the ferry port. Perfect park just around the corner with equally charming gentleman who opened early so that I could leave for the port..staggering ...thankyou.

Janet Scott - 4th Mar, 2015
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we was very happy with the room and the food it made my weekend and we will see you in the summer again

Sharon Scott - 2nd Mar, 2015
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Overnight Pit Stop
I had the single room as i was on my own and only staying the one night,

The room was big enough and well fitted out the bathroom was surprisingly big for a single bedroom and also well kitted out, All the fittings and furnishings in the room were of a high standard,

The Hotel itself while being small offered everything i needed and the staff were friendly and very helpful.

Overall if i was in the area again i would not hesitate to book into the Ship Leopard again.

Damian Brady - 24th Feb, 2015
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Just What We Needed
a lovely boutique hotel , clean , good staff , the restaurant was superb and not expensive either , we went for a large room which had a massive bath , really made for a special night away , the breakfast was very good quality , overall a brilliant place to stay and we would certainly come back .

Richard Braban - 22nd Feb, 2015
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very happy stay, decorated lovely and clean friendly staff needs a few tweeks in the evening meal attitude but apart from that would go back.

June Gilmour - 16th Feb, 2015
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Exellent Hotel
As soon as we arrived we were very impressed with the standard of the hotel. The rooms are excellent and the food is beautiful. Would defiantly recommend and stay again . Was the ideal place for Valentine's Day and to propose to my partner. Felt very welcome through out the stay. Thanks again and see you soon

Ronnie Squibb - 15th Feb, 2015
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Brilliant Hotel. Other Than The Dining Area
The rooms were spotless, had a beautiful view of the hard and the staff were lovely. I wasn't expecting it to be as good as it was. Me and my boyfriend had a lovely stay. However I feel the food prices were a bit steep and it was a bit awkward in the dining area. Everyone's really close to each other and we didn't feel comfortable talking because it was so quiet. Other than that it's a brilliant hotel. I would defiantly stay there again.

Tanya White - 15th Feb, 2015
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Overnight Stay
This is a great place to stay in Portsmouth. It has been refurbished to a high standard and is very comfortable. The staff are friendly and extremely helpful. Thoroughly recommended.

Bernie Crilly (Z BED) - 31st Jan, 2015
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First Stay At The Ship Leopard
I had business in Portsmouth and my wife accompanied me.

We found our bedroom to be beautifully furnished and clean; the en-suite the same.

Only drawback was that if you were staying for a few days there was nowhere in the bathroom to dry towels but as we were there only 1 night it did not matter. We had breakfast and it was freshly cooked and tasty. We will stay again when next in Portsmouth. Location is wonderful - we overlooked the sea. Staff very helpful.

Mr Saints - 29th Jan, 2015
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Small Gem
The Ship Leopard Hotel is a beautiful property on The Hard, Portsmouth. Exceptionally clean, up to date. Highly efficient and friendly staff. Easy walk to the main attractions of Portsmouth. Very good bistro on site. Highly recommended. The only thing lacking was a fitness room. 4.5 out of 5 (star rating not functioning.

Richard Blair - 26th Jan, 2015
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One Night Stay
The hotel is well placed for a walk to the shopping centre by the Gunwharf Quays and the Spinnaker Tower. Room was very clean, comfortable and well decorated. Great breakfast and evening meal.

Andrew Le Page - 9th Jan, 2015
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Fab Hotel
Very comfortable bed in a nice warm room. Good location but no noise at night.

Jennifer Read - 6th Jan, 2015
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Great Time
Stayed at the Ship Leopard what a wondeful Hotel very clean very good facilities and in a excellent position. Staff were very friendly and helpful. would most definately stay there again.

Denise Horne - 2nd Jan, 2015
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5 Star
Outstanding! Had to leave at 5:30 am but they still took the trouble to send me on my way with a bacon and egg toastie.

Could not recommend highly enough and will definitely use again, Many thanks

Mr. Dave Betts - 1st Jan, 2015
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Salsa Stayover
Fantastic hotel! The room had a luxurious feel, with everything that I needed. Very beautiful!! I did not have the opportunity to visit the restaurant as I arrived late and had to be off early the following morning, but given the standard of the room, I am sure there would be nothing to complain about. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Sue-ling Thornton - 13th Dec, 2014
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One Night Stay
Didn't know what to expect, but did look at websites and read comments. Very clean. Pleasant staff. Parking at the rear of the hotel in secure multi story, but is locked between 8pm & 8 am! Only cost £5 for 24hrs. Remember to ask receptionist for parking pass when you leave the hotel. Room 12 was on the 1st floor facing the Gosport Ferry Terminal. Bit noisy but not intrusive. I had the small full English breakfast and it was very good. All in all, a nice experience and would stay again. Price maybe a bit high though for some.

Ron Soutter - 13th Dec, 2014
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Overnighter In Portsmouth
We arranged a visit to Portsmouth to visit our daughter and decided to book a one night stay at 'the ship leopard' what a treat- lovely warm room and all newly refurbished. Really comfortable bed excellent nights sleep. Breakfast hot and really tasty to set us up for a tour on HMS victory which is literally just yards away. Along with gun wharf with many shops so a perfect location in a very welcoming and comfortable hotel

Megan Jordan - 10th Dec, 2014
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Room 15!!! Loved It :))
Was very impressed with the gorgeous room and huge bathroom!! Breakfast was lovely and the staff were very friendly ! Great view of the HMS Warrior complete with Christmas tree! 5 min walk to Gunwharf Keys!!

A lovely stay!!

Jane Dawson - 5th Dec, 2014
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Great Hotel
I booked at the last minute and reserved what was described as a 'compact double room' and it was! That said, it was perfectly adequate for 1 night and it was spotlessly clean and the staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was good and the location was ideal for those who want to explore historic Portsmouth.

Robert Hester - 4th Dec, 2014
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Could not fault this place at all ..although very small & no separate private lounge , we were out a lot of the time anyway.. .. food fantastic, room very clean & staff very friendly.. To top off an excellent location . I would definately return

Michelle Egleton - 1st Dec, 2014
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Great Location
Average hotel with a great location just minutes from the royal Historic Dockyard. Staff was young and enthusiastic - very helpful. Bit noisy since you are on a main street but again for the location it is hard to beat.

Lawrence Lentz - 1st Dec, 2014
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Brief Stay
Very comfortable and pleasant room. V tasty breakfast (full English).

Good view of HMS Warrior from the room!

Charles Price - 1st Dec, 2014
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Stay At Hotel 25-27 November 2014
A delightful place to stay in every sense of the word; willing and helpful staff made it very pleasant and though at times things were slightly amateurish this was vastly compensated for by the outstanding pleasantness of the staff. We will stay again.

john and margret - 28th Nov, 2014
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Overnight In Portsmouth
Staff were really friendly & helpful; the hotel pristine & comfortable, beautifully designed & re-furbished. Breakfast was the classic full English, nicely cooked & my gluten-free needs accommodated with no problem.

Very smart coffee machine; kettle was available, but one in the room would have been appreciated. I would recommend this to friends, although it is a little above average pricewise.

Location is extremely convenient, as is the multi-storey car park, at £5.00 for 24 hours with a voucher from the hotel.

Patricia Hopkins - 24th Nov, 2014
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Wonderful Boutique Hotel
Would certainly stay at this beautiful boutique hotel again. Just love Portsmouth!

Pierson - 24th Sep, 2014
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Ship Leopard Review
Wonderful new boutique hotel with lovely decor, friendly staff and very secure atmosphere. The breakfast was very complete with made to order servings. Thank you for a great stay.

Jennifer Thompson - 22nd Sep, 2014
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Super Ship Leopard
Excellent stay at The Ship Leopard! Clean rooms, friendly Staff, right next to Historic Dockyard, perfect for our weekend in Portsmouth.

Virginia Lawrence - 21st Sep, 2014
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The Ship Leopard Hotel is nice, elegant and most importantly very clean. The breakfast is fantastic and the staff are helpful. We stayed in room 33 so we had a window overlooking the harbour too. Great place, we highly recommend it.

Stephen Aquilina - 19th Sep, 2014
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Great Break
lovely hotel - staff were really friendly and service was really good. situation could not have been better for us right by the ships and museum.

Michele Negus - 16th Sep, 2014
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Overnight Stay
Lovely hotel with excellent staff

Mrs. Sue Grainger - 16th Sep, 2014
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An Excellent Hotel
I would highly recommend this hotel. The rooms were very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The service from the reception staff was also excellent, as was the breakfast.

Mandy Webber - 15th Sep, 2014
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Aug 2014 Stay
Fantastic and spotless room, as described with great views. All staff very friendly and helpful. Good breakfast which is included in the price. Would visit again.

Stacy Badham - 30th Aug, 2014
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The Ship Leopard
Myself and husband booked room 24 for our 10th wedding anniversary. We had a wonderful stay,the room and view was amazing - very romantic! We would definately go again. The only small criticism I can make is it was a shame we couldn't have an evening meal at the hotel as part of our romantic stay but it didn't spoil anything.

Jody Lilley - 29th Aug, 2014
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Fantastic Hotel In A Brilliant Location
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff are friendly and knowledgable, the breakfast was plentiful and of brilliant quality and the furnishings and rooms were excellent. We will definitely be staying here again upon returning to Portsmouth.

Caroline Sannegadu - 29th Aug, 2014
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Don't Look Anywhere Else!
This is simply perfect in every way.

Location is very close to station and the underground tunnel to Gunwarf keys shops.

Very clean and modern. A great deal of care and attention has gone into this hotel to make the guest comfortable and welcome.

Staff are very friendly and attentive.

Breakfast is excellent with a wide choice.

Don't look anywhere else, you will not be disappointed!

Elizabeth Johns - 28th Aug, 2014
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My First Trip To The Ship Leopard
New boutique hotel with great and clean décor everything well designed and well presented. Could be argued a bit pricy but I am unfamiliar with prices in this area. Breakfast cooked individually and good quality. Did not like the coffee machine in the room as difficult to use and just overflowed into a mess on my dressing table

Geoffrey Bradshaw - 21st Aug, 2014
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Good Stay
Lovely, clean hotel with really friendly staff. The room was a bit on the small side for the price, but otherwise we enjoyed our stay. Fantastic breakfast too.

Amy Casey - 21st Aug, 2014
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Great Service!
I stayed at The Ship Leonard whilst on the way to France. Great, helpful staff, lovely rooms and a fantastic location for excellent restaurants. I would thoroughly recommend!

Richard Berry - 18th Aug, 2014
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Great Place To Stay
We really thought this place was extremely nice and we stayed in 11 different places on our 3 week trip to the UK, so do have some comparison points. First let me say the staff here is great! Everyone was helpful and pleasant, especially Neil (I hope I have his name right). The place is decorated beautifully. This is reflected in the lobby/cafe and in the rooms. It goes without saying that it was neat and clean. I wouldn't give a good review to any hotel that was not. The location was was excellent-right by the maritime sights we wanted to see with the Gunwharf Quays shopping area also near with plenty of restaurants to chose from. Our room was very nice with enough room to make us feel comfortable when we needed a little relaxing time during our travels. (We had other rooms that you just couldn't feel comfortable in because they were too small.)

I do have one minor complaint. The bathroom in our room (#11) needed more shelfs! There was no place to put your shampoo and soap in the shower and no place to put toothpaste, cosmetics, brush etc. near the sink. That small addition would improve the room so much.

All in all we liked this place very much and would stay again. I would give it 5 stars if it wasn't for the shelving problem.

Cyd Savage

Mr. Warren Savage - 11th Aug, 2014
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Ship Leopard
As on my previous visit, this little boutique hotel didn't disappoint. I had a lovely room, the staff were friendly and helpful, it is a very relaxing place to stay. I will certainly be back.

Sarah Pearson - 8th Aug, 2014
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In a wonderful location-To overlook both HMS Warriorand spinnaker tower was wonderful. The staff were really pleasant and helpful-Kindly offering to look after our bikes in the basement. The room was beautifully equipped though a little snug. Nice toiletries. It was a shame the restaurant/cafe did not stay open later in the evening. Good coffee and breakfast from the menu. Though orange juice croissants and pastries tired. Will visit again.

Dorothy Lister - 3rd Aug, 2014
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Excellent Hotel & Staff
We had an excellent stay, beautiful room , friendly helpful staff, really great full English breakfast. Good parking arrangements and great central location to walk to Gun Wharf and the dockyard, highly recommended

Christiane Alexander - 3rd Aug, 2014
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A Mid Week Stay
A very friendly and comfortable place to stay and so handy for the Mary Rose Museum. We appreciated having the fan when it was so hot. We would certainly go again.

Wendy Parke - 28th Jul, 2014
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Ship Leopard
I was very impressed with this hotel. I am a single mum with a one year old and I was made very welcome. The room was clean, well decorated and fitted out. A cot was provided. The bathroom was lovely. The breakfast was delicious and the staff went out of their way to be helpful and friendly. Highly recommended.

Sarah Pierceson - 24th Jul, 2014
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Very Good Stay
Salubrious room 15, everything thought of, absolute attention to detail in decor,a joining semi-wet room to die for, fantastic facilities and a bath big enough to take for a spin in the harbour!! Breakfast high quality and clean. Staff exceptionally well groomed, excellent manners and customer service, they looked the part in their uniforms and they were extremely clean. After a hot weekend they worked exceptionally well. Well done Ship Leopard, we will be back. Only criticism, big TV hanging on wall looks great but you cannot hear it that well because the speakers are on the back of the TV,- I recommend separate speakers or sound bar. This is the smartest building along this road by far,- it sets the standards for other hotels to follow

Mark Lawson - 20th Jul, 2014
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Very Good
Salubrious room 15, everything thought of, absolute attention to detail in decor,a joining semi-wet room to die for, fantastic facilities and a bath big enough to take for a spin in the harbour!! Breakfast high quality and clean. Staff exceptionally well groomed, excellent manners and customer service, they looked the part in their uniforms and they were extremely clean. After a hot weekend they worked exceptionally well. Well done Ship Leopard, we will be back. Only criticism, big TV hanging on wall looks great but you cannot hear it that well because the speakers are on the back of the TV,- I recommend separate speakers or sound bar. This is the smartest building along this road by far,- it sets the standards for other hotels to follow

Mark Lawson - 20th Jul, 2014
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Great Value.
Fantastic new hotel. Has been finished to a high standard . Breakfast was 1st class very good quality ingredients. One very small suggestion. A shower Cap for when a quick shower is required. Good Luck for the future.

Janet Whipp - 12th Jul, 2014
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Ship Leopard
Very nice food, stylish decor & great location, but air conditioning and a fridge in the room would have made our stay more comfortable.

Mr Micheal Barnes - 9th Jul, 2014
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Stay here was superb. Friendly staff, great location perfect and decor/ambience faultless. Well done all and I will be returning.

Kim Hewett - 30th Jun, 2014
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your very kind comments. I will pass them on to our staff. We look forward to you staying with us again.

Kind Regards.

Christopher Briar ( Director )

Great Hotel
We were very impressed with the view of HMS Warrior from our first floor room. Unfortunately the location also meant we were kept awake most of the night by noisy and rowdy groups who frequent The Hard on a Saturday night. The window only opened a few inches (for security, I suppose) and I would have closed it if there had been a fan in the room.

The room was exceedingly clean, but a previous guest had left a dirty shirt in the wardrobe. I would also have liked to have some hooks on the back of the bathroom door to hang a robe or towel. And either a longer cord on the hair dryer, or an outlet closer to one of the mirrors in the room.

The pod coffee machine was a welcome extra, but the only choice was cappuccino that tasted like it had artificial sweetener in the milk pod. Breakfast was lovely, and we could chose anything from the menu as it was included in our room rate.

Overall, this was a great, new hotel and we would probably stay again, but in a different room.

Mrs. Jill Hawkins - 30th Jun, 2014
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Response from Hotel
Dear Mrs Hawkins

Thank you for your kind comments regarding your stay at our hotel. I am sorry that you were disturbed by some rowdy passers by, but due to our close proximity to the local attractions and the pubs and eateries on The Hard and Gunwharf Quays, the area does attract a large footfall in the evenings.I have reprimanded our cleaners for leaving another customers laundry in the room and sincerely apologise for it. i have also taken on board your comments regarding robe /towel hooks and these have now been fitted to all of the rooms. I will also ask our electricians if they are able to fit longer cords to the hairdryer. We do have other choices available for the coffee machine, which we will make sure are available to you if you should choose to stay with us again but have found that most customers prefer the cappuccino. Unfortunately the milk pods are the ones that are supplied to fit the machine. However if you request a coffee from our cafe we will bring it to your room. Rooms 21 and 31 are very nice rooms at the rear of the building and would be quieter rooms on a weekend but do not have sea views. If i can be of any further assistance to you then please do not hesitate to contact me. Kind regards, Christopher Briar. ( Director )

Super Friendly Staff
Will definitely be visiting again. The staff were more than happy to cater to my every need.

Harte - 27th Jun, 2014
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Response from Hotel
Thank you for your very kind comments. i will pass them on to our staff and look forward to you staying with us again.

Kind regards.

Christopher Briar. ( Director )

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