5* Portland House Reviews

The perfect place for a group gathering

We booked Portland House 1870 for a family gathering, over a long weekend. Our ages ranged from 6 weeks to over 70 years. The rooms were perfect for us, comfortable beds, excellent bathrooms. The kitchen and dining facilities were way beyond excellent, and enabled us to eat and drink together as a big family should. I am sure we shall be back
Juliet suggested many places to visit, where to eat and where to buy food. Overall excellent, excellent, excellent

Clare, London

Absolutely amazing – couldn’t have asked for more for my sister’s hen party!

Where to start…the house is absolutely amazing! The pictures do not give it justice particularly the garden which we spent most of our time. Every detail was brilliant. The bar and speakers were brilliant and meant we could enjoy the weekend at the house without having to go into town at night.
The support before we got there was absolutely brilliant.

I couldn’t recommend this house anymore. We had 23 on a hen party and every single person said it was the best hen they have been on and a big part of that was the location and house. They are all going to tell their friends!!

Thank you for making our stay so great.
If I have to organise another hen this will be my first choice!

Amy, Nottingham

Birthdays Celebrations – perfect venue

20+ of us- young and older headed to Portland House for joint 40th and 70th birthday celebrations and it was the perfect location! Almost all the bedroom are ensuite which was superb and the facilities are great. We were lucky with the weather and made the most of the garden.

Matlock Bath is lovely and it was helpful that so many attractions and walks were literally on the doorstep! We had a great day at Abraham Heights.

I would highly recommend for a family or group visit.

Juliet & Martin were lovely and I was very grateful to Juliet for answering all my queries in the run up to the weekend.

Rob, Leicester

Spacious, great facilities and well equipped large house, perfect venue for our Corporate Team Building event

We booked for a Corporate Team Building event – having previously stayed at Portland House – so we were repeat customers. The house is just perfect for large groups with the vast majority of the rooms ensuite. The hosts looked after us very well and nothing was too much trouble – thank you for another fantastic stay

Erica, HSBC

An amazing place… for large reunions

A great place in a lovely location. Everything was spot on for our reunion / 40th birthday celebrations! All my guests thought the property was an amazing place — very homely and great for entertaining. Highly recommended!

Satbir, Richmond

Perfect stay at amazing house

Rented Portland House for a TV crew working in the area. Juliet was brilliant at sorting out our endless requests and the house itself is simply stunning and was perfect for our needs. I will have to stay here again. Johnny

Johnny, London

Gorgeous house, great location, perfect for a large group

Our large group stayed at Portland House in June. The owners could not have been helpful or professional. The house has been renovated to a very high standard. The kitchen is very well equiped and the bedrooms and bathrooms are of a very high quality. The sound system on the ground floor was great. We enjoyed sitting in the garden and relaxing in the living room. We booked a Cocktail experience which we held in the bar which was great fun. Don’t hesitate to book this lovely house for your gathering.

Liz, Manchester

Amazing house in an amazing location, I cannot rate Portland House highly enough

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I stayed at Portland House for a weekend with 22 guests to celebrate my 50th birthday and it was perfect. The whole house is beautifully decorated and every single bedroom is decorated to the same high standard, so all my guests were delighted with their rooms. The bar area was great fun and features the original servants’ bells- which occasionally were rung! The kitchen was very user friendly with everything we needed to cater for a large party and everything was so well organised everything we needed was to hand.
The house itself feels remote but is literally just a 5 minute walk to Matlock Bath and all it’s attractions. We all had a wonderful weekend and no-one wanted to leave and we are currently looking for another celebratory excuse to return.

Janice, Leicester

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