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The Clarence Hotel

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  • Excellent86%
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All reviewswelcome drinksunken bathturn down serviceon arrivalsmall hotelfantastic hotelwedding nightbreakfast was deliciousfull englishcooked to perfectionparking permita wonderful staysea frontbeautiful roomwould highly recommend this hotelone night staygastro pub
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

From the complimentary drink on arrival, our bag being taken to our room without us even noticing, the chocolates on the pillow (with anniversary card from all at the hotel) to a stunning breakfast with homemade toasted bread and non dripping tea pots, this place...More

2  Thank Marcia J
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence HotelResponded 8 October 2014

Dear Marcia J (the lovebirds) Thank you for taking the time of posting some pictures and writing such a lovely review and we are so pleased that we were able to make your weekend more special. You are correct it is the little things that...More

Reviewed 3 October 2014

We had the pleasure of staying at The Clarence on our wedding night. Our room was the Monkey room and we came back to find confetti on our bed as well as a card which was a lovely touch. We both had a wonderful cooked...More

2  Thank loopylou182
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence HotelResponded 6 October 2014

Dear loopylou182 Thank you for your recent review of The Clarence. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed the "Monkey Room" for the evening of your wedding and we were able to contribute to a very special day. Thank you for your comments regarding the...More

Reviewed 29 September 2014

From the moment we arrived to the time we left our experience of the Clarence was superb on all levels.The attention to detail is fantastic without being pretentious,breakfast is a feast of delights and Mark,Nathalie,Jade seem to have nailed it with regard to customer service/care.We...More

Thank Merlin47purple
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence HotelResponded 6 October 2014

Dear Merlin47purple, Many thanks for the lovely review that you have recently posting on Tripadvisor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and you left with "heavy hearts and a full tummy" We very much look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 27 September 2014

Such a warm welcome to start our stay the free complimentary drink went down a treat.Room was clean and after much walking a pot of tea brought to the room was a treat. Breakfast was lovely so freshly cooked and plenty there. Staff were very...More

Thank cumbers315
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence HotelResponded 6 October 2014

Dear cumbers315 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are extremely pleased that you would return to our hotel. Thank you for the comments regarding the staff and that you found them to be helpful and nothing...More

Reviewed 24 September 2014

We were welcomed with smiles and complimentary drink. Room was good, bed comfortable, perhaps a bit small if staying longer than one or two nights. Shower good. Breakfast freshly cooked and delicious! Would stay again when in the area. Excellent restaurant very close by.More

1  Thank Conmackie
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence HotelResponded 6 October 2014

Dear conmackie, Thank you for reviewing The Clarence and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. It's nice to hear that you enjoyed your restaurant experience at Restaurant 27 and that you also enjoyed your breakfast with us. I hope that you...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
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US$ 102 - US$ 290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#1 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#3 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 102 - US$ 290 (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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bikingdiver
30 October 2017|
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Response from Reception1113 | Property representative |
Hi We would recommend calling the hotel regarding this. The hotel is approx 5 minutes from the Great South Run start.
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Chris C
9 September 2017|
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Hi Chris TripAdvisor don't display direct hotel details on all properties - you can find the hotel phone number easily on our website though or with a quick online search. We are not permitted to list the number on... More
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Kabut
3 July 2017|
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Response from RadishTas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question. We were visiting from Australia, so pets did not cross our minds. They're very friendly though, well worth a phone call.
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"we were in room one near the front door no noise issues."
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"stayed in 2 different rooms and both have lots of facilities."
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"Room 4 has a small shower room....alright once you're in but be aware."
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