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Reviewed 4 March 2014

This was our second stay at the Clarence and we will definitely be back. The hotel is beautifully decorated, elegant, charming and immaculately kept. The service here is so good that it shames that of most other hotels we've ever stayed in. Mark and Jenny are welcoming and chatty hosts, extremely attentive and thoughtful but never intrusive. Nothing was too...

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OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your choosing the Clarence for your recent visit to Portsmouth It is always nice to see returning guests, it tells us that we are doing something right. Thanks too for the nice comments regarding the service that we provide. We always strive for perfection, nothing less! We hope to see you again soon! Kindest Regards Jenny &...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Really lovely hotel with all different rooms which make it unique. We stayed in the wild at heart room which was beautifully presented and the bed was very comfy. We especially liked the deep bath which was sunken into the floor, you could watch the free movie channels whilst having a soak. It is a very friendly hotel and we...

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OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Regards Jenny Brunning

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

This hotel was absolutely wonderful! The staff did everything to make us feel welcome. The room we stayed in was beautiful and very well looked after! The breakfast was also lovely and there was a great choice. I would definitely recommend this hotel as it's well worth the money! Will definitely be coming back in the future!

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OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lesley & Paul, Thank you for your recent review and as always it is a pleasure to see all of your group. You have been my longest running regulars and just keep coming back for more. Not only do you come back but you families, sons, girlfriends they all come to enjoy The Clarence. We look forward to seeing...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We stayed at the Clarence on 1st march for my cousins birthday. Happy 46th birthday Catherine. We have been to this hotel many times and going back in April and June. Visiting this hotel is like visiting friends. Jenny and mark the owners make you so welcome and can't do enough for you. All the rooms are lovely. We stayed...

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Really enjoyable stay overall, there is nothing you could find fault with. We stayed in the "Monkey Room" which has a lovely rainfall type shower in a large, spacious bathroom.There were loads of soft bath towels and good toiletries and a fab soft dressing gown and slippers. The room was spotless, the bed comfy and free movie channel a nice...

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England
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights after deciding on a last minute break. We arrived a little bit before check in but it wasn't a problem. We were able to leave the car and take in our bags so we could go and have a tour of the local area. When we arrived back at the hotel our...

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London
Reviewed 25 February 2014

We stayed at the Clarence Hotel 23rd to 24th February we had the Luella Cherry room no 5 .i can't think of any thing that hasn't been said already.Jenny and Mark can't do enough for you beautiful rooms ,immaculate in every way fab breakfast will definately be returning soon would like to try the monkey room .many thanks Tina&Kevin x

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norfolk u.k.
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We arrived just after 3pm in a small side street wondering if we had come to the right place having passed so many large hotels. There seemed nowhere to park but this was quickly resolved by the staff who open an electronic gate within the hotels grounds. The staff greeted us with a complimentary drink from the bar whilst we...

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England
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We spent just one night away at The Clarence and found it to be a luxurious experience. We stayed in the hotel's Luella Cherry room which was very spacious, beautifully decorated and had a fabulous whirlpool bath. The staff gave us a very warm welcome offering excellent information about where to eat and how best to get there. However it...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We first stayed at The Clarence back in December as a surprise visit for my boyfriend's birthday. The room was so lovely and we had such a relaxing stay. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we went back the first week of February. Jenny and Mark are so accommodating and friendly, we can't praise them enough for their lovely hotel...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarence is Portsmouth and Southsea's multi award-winning adults only luxury boutique hotel. This Edwardian residence has been stylishly converted to offer well designed and individually styled rooms with luxury bathrooms. All rooms offer Air-conditioning, King-sized bed & Wi-Fi. Perfectly situated just 5 mins away from all major attractions and just a few hundred yards from the seafront, The Clarence is the ideal place to stay whether it be for Business or that well earned break. The Clarence also offers guests in-room health and beauty treatments ... more   less 

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Address: Clarence Road, Portsmouth PO5 2LQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: €109 - €259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Clarence Hotel Portsmouth
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#1 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#3 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
#11 Family Hotel in Portsmouth
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