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Plymouth
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Friends booked this hotel for us from USA. We were meeting up before they left on a cruise. From arrival to departure we were made to feel welcome and Colin does a great job of giving directions. We had a comfortable double room, it had everything we needed; lots of towels, heated towel rail, good high pressure shower, bottles of...

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

Thank you for your kind review, we hope to serve you again one day soon.

Hornsby
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Stayed one night to attend theatre performance. Very friendly and comfortable. A short walk from the theatre. Reasonably priced, great resataurant , enjoyed dinner without having to go out. A good breakfast to start the day.

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

Dear Echidna301, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that everything met your requirements I hope that you enjoyed your trip to the nearby Mayflower Theatre. I hope to be able to welcome you back to The Blue Keys in the future! Kindest regards, James

colchester
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay. We were met as soon as out taxi arrived out side .and given our rooms that were lovely and comfortable. We decided to eat in the evening at the blue keys rather than take a trip into town. Which was our best decision. As the food was outstanding. We could not have been looked...

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

Dear PeanutColchester, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, and hope that your cruise was wonderful. I am glad that you were well looked after by us, and hope to welcome you back next time! Kindest regards, James

UK
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Stayed prior to going on a cruise, read previous reviews and I it to be friendly with helpful staff and very welcoming. Room clean and comfortable. Bar and restaurant was reasonably priced and the food good. Would highly recommend.

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

Dear NWaltham, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future! Kind regards, James

Pokolbin, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Enjoyed our 4 day stay 30/9/16-3/10/16. Clean & comfortable with a good restaurant and breakfast was very enjoyable too. Best thing was the staff being so helpful. Colin couldn't do enough for us he is so professional but at the same time makes you so welcome. An asset to the Hotel. Sylvia also was charming and James great behind the...

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

Dear 814Lauren63, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you found The Blue Keys to be welcoming, clean and comfortable, it was our pleasure to welcome you, and hope to be able to again in the future. I hope you had a pleasant onward journey from the hotel, kind regards, James

Braintree, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Four of us (two couples) stayed here the day before our cruise on 4th Oct 16. The owners, Elliot and Becky couldn't have been more welcoming, and not forgetting poor ol' James behind the bar who had the sniffles. On the afternoon that we arrived on our trip from Braintree, via our car to Gatwick then National Express coach to...

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

Hi Wilsonroger969, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay, and that you marked your special occasion in style! I hope you enjoyed your cruise as much as you were hoping to, and look forward to welcoming you back next time you are cruising from Southampton. Kind regards, James PS I have made a...

CALIFORNIA
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel prior to our cruise departing the port of Southampton. Upon our arrival, we were met with two friendly staff members. They were very helpful with our luggage and information about the area. We had dinner and breakfast at the hotel. The food choices, the service and the quality were all very good. Our room over-looked...

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

Dear SAYWENN, THank you for your kind review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found the service that you received to be exceptional! I hope to welcome you back soon, James @ Blue Keys

the shire
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at The Blue Keys when a friend booked it to host their wedding reception. The building is quaint and nicely decorated with a comfortable relaxing ambient to the bar and dining area. The room I had, although not lavish was more than I had expected for the very reasonable asking price. One moan if...

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

Dear Gordy T, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review of The Blue Keys. It was our pleasure to welcome you and the rest of the wedding party last weekend, I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. We will look into the hard mattress in your room! Kindest Regards, James

Yakima, Washington
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here, with two other couples, for three nights prior to a cruise in August. Our room was great. We ate breakfasts and dinners in, all three days, since we were tired from travel the first day, and all day tours the other two, and didn't want to go out again to find dinner. The food...

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

Dear Karen K, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad that you all enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are cruising from Southampton! Kind regards, James

Vienna, Virginia, Usa
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Hotel was small, but the rooms were excellent and comfortable. Amenities where good, and the staff superb. I was very happy staying here. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone. They also provided a fantastic breakfast as well.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review of The Blue Keys. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Kind regards, James

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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: $82 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Blue Keys 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Blue Keys Southampton
Blue Keys Hotel Southampton
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Southampton
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“No lift to rooms but stairs to 1st floor not steep. Staff will carry bags.”
 of 5 bubbles Ukwoody44, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As it only has 10 rooms you will get what is available at time of booking.”
 of 5 bubbles awesometripster, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It's a quiet neighbourhood, we had a room overlooking the front and no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryJ450, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so if you want to avoid stairs ask for the "ground floor"”
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“Room 2 is bigger than room 3”
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