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The Clarence Boutique Hotel

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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very welcoming and friendly staff, who couldn't do enough for us and made our stay most relaxing and enjoyable. Peaceful location yet close enough to walk to plenty of nice restaurants and pubs and a lovely 30/40 minute walk along the seafront to Gunwharf, which...More

Thank Stephen F
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Front Office Manager at The Clarence Boutique HotelResponded December 15, 2014

Dear Stephen F, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It is fantastic to hear you describe our hotel as 'a little haven' :) Our location is less than a 5 minute walk from the beautiful Southsea seafront, and if the...More

Reviewed December 7, 2014

A bit of a scruffy neighbourhood but a good ambience at The Clarence. Friendly staff, welcome drink on arrival. Rooms clean and tidy but didn't quite see where the boutique label comes from. EXCELLENT breakfast.More

Thank ChrisP111111
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Owner at The Clarence Boutique HotelResponded December 7, 2014

Dear ChrisP11111, Thank you for taking the time to review The Clarence Hotel and that you enjoyed your complimentary welcome drink, ambience of the hotel and staff. I am sorry that you didn't get the "Boutique" aspect of the hotel when so many previous guests...More

Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Great staff, friendly and helpful, very attentive and professional - carrying bags, making fresh coffee. Peaceful environment, deluxe room was sumptuous, attention to detail fantastic, everything thought of. Breakfast fantastic, choice of homemade breads and lovely fresh ingredients, skillfully prepared. Better than many London 5*...More

Thank charldar
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Front Office Manager at The Clarence Boutique HotelResponded December 6, 2014

Dear Charlotte and Darren, Thank you for leaving us such a glowing review following your stay with us :) It is lovely to hear that you liked your room so much. Our deluxe rooms are our smaller rooms, but they still both have a kingsize...More

Reviewed December 3, 2014

From the complimentary drink on arrival, through the friendly staff to the fantastic Luella Cherry room experience with a bath you'll want to stay in all day, this hotel is a perfect antidote to the soulless larger establishments. Efficiently run, a great breakfast, location near...More

Thank RHUK
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Front Office Manager at The Clarence Boutique HotelResponded December 6, 2014

Dear RHUK, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a complimentary review. It is fantastic to hear you describe us as the 'perfect place to stay in Portsmouth'! We feel that the attention to detail such as a welcome drink on arrival...More

Reviewed December 2, 2014

Travelled to Portsmouth Christmas Fayre having picked up our relatives en route from Suffolk via Findon Valley,with a two night stop over at The Clarence.From arrival to departure,everything was tip top.The facilities and attention to detail were as good as most previous reviews had stated.The...More

Thank chris g
Response from OfficeatTheClarence, Front Office Manager at The Clarence Boutique HotelResponded December 6, 2014

Dear Chris, Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! I'm so glad that your stay in Portsmouth was such an enjoyable one; the Victorian Christmas celebration at the Historic Dockyard has become very popular indeed! I'm so happy that you felt...More

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Amenities
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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$104 - US$290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Portsmouth
#1 Romantic Hotel in Portsmouth
#3 Business Hotel in Portsmouth
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$104 - US$290 (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
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Bikingdiver
October 30, 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
September 9, 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
July 2, 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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"All the rooms seemed quiet as far as I could tell"
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"We had room 6. Very nice."
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"Not 7 or 8 if you have a problem with stairs."
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