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    The Clarence Hotel

    Clarence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2LQ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent86%
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    “welcome drink” (89 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Very pleasant stay in this beautifully refurbished Victorian property, turned into a small boutique hotel. Warm welcome received from young lady who showed us into our excellent room, complete with sunken bath and built in TV! Comfortable sleigh bed, good tea tray, gorgeous Penheligan toiletries...More

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    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for your lovely review of The Clarence Boutique Hotel! It makes us really happy to read such nice things! Our aim is to make our every guest feel this way so thank you so much once again and we are looking...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My girlfriend and I enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon, evening, and morning at the Clarence hotel and surrounding location in Southsea. Marta and her colleagues greeted us warmly and were very helpful. The rooms were stylish and modern and the breakfast selection ample. Southsea is...More

    Thank ross269
    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Ross, Staff were more than happy to serve you and I'm glad to hear it was enjoyable. It is lovely for us to hear you describe the hotel with “Helpful, stylish and modern " as this is exactly how we aim to give. Thank...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed here when first dating. For our anniversary we thought we'd revisit as it was so good last time. It's still a lovely little boutique hotel but the removal of the little unique quirks that made it was a shame. The welcome drink had...More

    Thank Blockstar
    Response from Reception1113, Guest Relations Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for coming back to us 6 years after your original stay. We very much appreciate your kind comments about our staff team and indeed our chef's wonderful breakfast - thank you for recommending us to others. We certainly welcome your other comments. Obviously...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had an overnight stop here recently and were warmly welcomed by Marta. We had a room on the ground floor which was fairly basic but had what we needed. There is a small bar and sitting area at reception and a bright breakfast room...More

    Thank Ecosse Claire
    Response from Reception1113, Public Relations Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Claire for your review - we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your kind comments about Marta and Lisa - we are pleased both looked after you and you enjoyed the freshly cooked breakfast. We would...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed one night at The Clarence while visiting a friend. The hotel is beautifully decorated, the room, 8, was up 2 flights of stairs. Receptionist was very pleasant and helpful, took my bag up to the room. Room itself was lovely, with a gorgeous shower...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$120 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #3 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
    • #11 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Portsmouth
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    Kabut
    3 July 2017|
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    Response from Kelly W | Reviewed this property |
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    ClaireB12
    8 April 2017|
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    Response from rowdyfox | Reviewed this property |
    I'm so sorry I've just seen this! It's too far to walk. The hotel is in Southsea and you would need to get a taxi to Gunwharf.
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    12jillm2015
    31 May 2016|
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    Response from Reception1113 | Property representative |
    Hello. In these case we would suggest taxi at £6 under 10 minutes to the centre. Thank you very much for your time!
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