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    The Clarence Hotel

    Clarence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2LQ, England
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          USD 146*
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          Overview
          • Excellent86%
          • Very good10%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “welcome drink” (89 reviews)
          “sunken bath” (77 reviews)
          “wild at heart” (34 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Multilingual Staff
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 14 April 2014

          My husband and I stayed in the Luella Cherry room for 1 night on the 7th of April. Hotel is immaculate, service is immaculate. So relaxing and peaceful. Breakfast the next morning was amazing, so much to choose from and was delicious. Will definately be...More

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          Response from OfficeatTheClarence, General Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 18 April 2014

          Thank you for your lovely review I'm delighted you enjoyed our amazing breakfast! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Clarence soon! Kind Regards, Paula.

          Reviewed 11 April 2014

          Stayed here for a midweek break to visit the attractions of Portsmouth. The hotel is very modern with nice touches and served an excellent breakfast. The hotel is not located that close to the Gunwharf Quays and it would be a long walk if you...More

          Thank HolidayStaines
          Reviewed 9 April 2014

          We booked direct with The Clarence as you can pick the room right for you. 8 Individual rooms with different bathroom configurations so make sure you check the style. Welcome was lovely and we were offered a complimentary drink, bags were taken to our room...More

          Thank AgentNikky
          Reviewed 1 April 2014

          Stayed here on Mothers Day so we could visit The Mary Rose exhibition the next day. We had a welcome drink on arrival and whilst we sat and drank them our bags were taken to our room. The room was lovely. It was beautifully decorated...More

          Thank Kris-h-2o13
          Response from OfficeatTheClarence, General Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 3 April 2014

          Thank you for your lovely review, I am delighted you enjoyed your weekend. The home made breads certainally are popular and if you liked the Maple & Pecan Bread you must come back again to try the malted fruit one! I look forward to welcoming...More

          Reviewed 31 March 2014

          My Wife and I stayed here on the weekend of the 28th March 14. On first impressions this was not the usual type of Hotel we would normally book. By that I mean an international chain with a flashy entrance that often is not matched...More

          Thank Sweetpeas72
          Response from OfficeatTheClarence, General Manager at The Clarence HotelResponded 3 April 2014

          Thank you for your lovely review of your stay here at The Clarence last weekend, I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay so much. I look forward to welcoming you back soon to try the fabulous 'Wild at Heart' Room with in-room sunken bath and Aquavision...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 123 - USD 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
          • #3 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
          • #11 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
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          • Location
          • United Kingdom >
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          • Hampshire >
          • Portsmouth
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          • Clarence Hotel Portsmouth
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          ClaireB12
          Hi - how long would it take to walk to Gunwharf Quays from your hotel please?
          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
          Coming with a friend who can not walk too far. How near are we to the centre?
          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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          "Room no.2 is at the side of the establishment and is quiet."
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          "We had a room, very nice room on the top floor but there did appear to be some difficulty getting a good..."
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          "We only saw one room."
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          "We stayed in room 6, which was small but good. Be aware that there are a couple of flights of stairs to..."
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