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Hotel The Clarence Annex (Portsmouth, United Kingdom)

Hotel The Clarence Annex (Portsmouth, United Kingdom)

About The Clarence Annex

The Clarence Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel, designed to welcome adults only, close to the seafront and Portsmouth's historic dockyard. The eight elegant guest rooms all have individually controlled air-conditioning and luxury en-suite facilities. Rooms are equipped with king sized beds, high speed Wi-Fi connection, large flat-screen LCD TV, luxury toiletries, hair-dryer, and a tea tray. Bathrobes, slippers and complimentary bottled water are included. The Clarence Hotel is a converted Edwardian residence that is an ideal place for a romantic getaway or simply a refreshing break. A number of beauty treatments are available in the hotel. Breakfast, with a great variety of choice, is included in the price of the stay, and the hotel's bar is a comfortable location to relax and unwind. For an evening meal the group's restaurant The Kitchen is nearby. Guests can visit the HMS Victory in nearby Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar(Unavailable)
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationExcellent  8.6 / 10
  • RoomsExcellent  9.2 / 10
  • ServiceExcellent  9.3 / 10

Positive Reviews


Luxury for Adults.

The Clarence is a boutique hotel offering luxury bedrooms, and is designed to be a hotel for adults rather than family guests. The rooms are well and comprehensively equipped, and guests were favourably impressed by the overall cleanliness of the hotel.


Great Staff and a Bar.

The staff are all found to be cheerful and helpful, and give guests a warm welcome on arrival, a guest commented that they enjoyed the complimentary drink when they arrived. The fact that the hotel has a bar was much appreciated, and regarded as an advant


Great Breakfast.

Guests found their room to be of a good size, and well decorated with an excellent bathroom. The cooked breakfast was presented well, and the friendly approach of staff at breakfast was noted.

Negative Reviews



The location of the hotel, whilst convenient and within five minutes' walk of the beach, is not immediately attractive, being on a rather shabby road, a guest bemoaned the fact that their room lacked views. Having to go to another location for an evening


Bathroom Woes.

The TV in the bathroom was not working, nor was the aqua idiom, and one of the showers had a slight leak and lacked really hot water. Some guests found their rooms to be somewhat on the small side.


Infrastructure Inadequacies.

Soundproofing between rooms was not very good, and the hair dryer lacked “oomph”, also it was suggested that a luxury muesli and some pastries would improve the breakfast selection. Generally speaking the ethos of this hotel is found by guests to be very

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Parking
  2. Terrace
  3. Porter service
  4. Pets allowed
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Central heating
For children
  1. Playground
Theme / Type
  1. Boutique hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Clarence Road,  PO5 2LQ,  Portsmouth,  United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2392009777 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Clarence Annex

  • Is there a pool area at The Clarence Annex?

    No, The Clarence Annex doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Clarence Annex?

    Yes, The Clarence Annex has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Clarence Annex?

    Yes, The Clarence Annex provides Parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Clarence Annex?

    Check-in at The Clarence Annex is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Clarence Annex located?

    The Clarence Annex is located in Clarence Road, PO5 2LQ, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.