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The Clarence Hotel, Southsea

4-star4 stars
Clarence RoadSouthseaEnglandPO5 2LQUnited Kingdom

Adults-only hotel with restaurant, near Gunwharf Quays
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Great room
Location is ok
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From 1,334 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

The Clarence Hotel, Southsea

from $83
  • Executive King with Shower
  • Executive King with Bath (no shower)
  • Superior Superking with Double Spa Bath
  • Superior King with Bath (no shower)
  • Superior King With Shower (No Bath)

What’s around The Clarence Hotel, Southsea


  • Gunwharf Quays - 33 min walk
  • Spinnaker Tower - 35 min walk
  • Portsmouth D-Day Museum - 8 min walk
  • Southsea Castle - 9 min walk
  • Blue Reef Aquarium - 10 min walk
  • Kings Theatre - 12 min walk
  • Wedgewood Rooms - 14 min walk
  • Southsea Hoverport - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Southampton (SOU) - 30 min drive
  • Portsmouth Fratton Station - 28 min walk
  • Portsmouth Harbour Station - 8 min drive
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Station - 8 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free parking nearby

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 8 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 3 PM - 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The Florence Arms - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

The Clarence Hotel, Southsea’s small print

Also known as

  • Clarence Hotel Southsea
  • Clarence Southsea
  • Clarence Hotel Portsmouth
  • Clarence Hotel
  • Clarence Portsmouth


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 66 reviews

The Clarence Hotel, Southsea
Terrible- overpriced, loud and uncomfortable
Terrible. This hotel is ridiculously overpriced. They clearly state on their www that all rooms come with a heated bathroom floor and comfortable luxury beds. Not so. Our bathroom floor was not heated and the bed was the most uncomfortable bed I have ever slept on. I took photos of the mattress that sagged in the middle- the hotel put a thin mattress cover on it to try to disguise it. The pillows are like brick- all of them exactly them same except for the fact that some have yellow stains on them. Again I took photos. The walls are so thin that we were woken up both nights by the couple upstairs having their adult fun. The reception is not 24 hours so there is no way to report noise or problems during the night since you are there alone with no staff. It was awful. We also had no radiator in our room and the fan heater blow damp smelly air into our room. This hotel is a joke. I am an experienced luxury boutique hotel traveller having stayed in hotels all over the world. This hotel is one of the worst most overpriced hotel I have ever stayed in and I left tired, cold, damp and extremely ripped off. There is also zero parking as advertised.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip
The Clarence Hotel, Southsea
Excellent BandB
Very clean, good service and luxury furnishings. We had large double which is well worth the extra few pounds, room had bay window and all necessary equipment etc.
john, gb1 night trip
The Clarence Hotel, Southsea
stayed after Goodwood Revival
the service was outstanding. we had a lovely room with Jacuzzi. enjoyed a nice meal at the pub restaurant round the corner. was nice to have gluten free toast, soya milk and dairy free spread at breakfast
Angi, gb1 night trip
The Clarence Hotel, Southsea
Two very enthusiastic thumbs up
Charming room with modern ensuite and fantastic staff. The girl on the breakfast shift was particularly nice.
Lee, gb1 night trip
The Clarence Hotel, Southsea
Not for us......
All I can say is that we choose to lose a lot of money and not stay, as the area was less than inspirational. Photographs on website did not show what it was actually like, there was no way I would have left an expensive vehicle there.
Jonathan, gb3 night trip

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The Clarence Hotel, Southsea

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