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The Clarendon Royal Hotel

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About
With excellent Transport links to Central London and only 23 minutes to St Pancras via train, this Gravesend Boutique Hotel is situated along the Riverfront in Gravesend Town Centre.The quiet setting is only a short walk from Gravesend Train and Bus Station, with links to local heritage towns, such as Rochester and Canterbury. Local shopping centres, such as Bluewater, Lakeside, Westfields and Fremlin Walk are easily accessible by train, car or bus. There is plenty to do!We offer a range Boutique rooms and apartments, with beautiful minimalist décor. Our extensive breakfast is included in our pricing,and we have a small private car park for guest use. Our beautiful Admirals Bar and Restaurant serve food daily. The Function Suite and enviable Thames side lawn, allows us to cater for all types of events and we are fully licensed for ceremonies.The Clarendon Royal Hotel has a rich history dating back to the late 1600’s. It was built as a residence for The Governor in about 1665,when the Duke of York was appointed to Lord High Admiral. Directly opposite the hotel is the remains of the old blockhouse which was part of the artillery defence established for the River Thames by Henry VIII in 1539/40.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Public Wifi
Golf Course
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Charming
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
96Great for walkers
Grade: 96 out of 100
103Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
38Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Reviews (200)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having grown up in the area and now have cause to stay locally, I know that this used to be a really nice hotel, but not anymore! The carpet in the reception was torn and rucked up, no Health and Safety here, not a good...More

Thank Jacky S
Response from Stephen R, General Manager at The Clarendon Royal HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to feedback to us. I apologise you did not enjoy your stay with us, even though you were given a complimentary upgrade to a river facing suite. I'm not sure where else you could stay in a river facing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Clarendon for a night to attend a friends wedding locally. We were impressed by the beautiful old building, the stunning views and the very reasonable price with breakfast included! We were however a little disappointed with our room. It was small...More

Thank Megan2523
Response from Stephen R, General Manager at The Clarendon Royal HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we look forward to serving you again in future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for a couple of days, when we arrived we were checked into a suite that had builders work in progress. Immediately the staff moved us into another suite. This was ok for us , the rooms were adequate the beds...More

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Response from Stephen R, General Manager at The Clarendon Royal HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found the team here friendly.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, sat on the lawn overlooking the river and enjoyed a glass of wine. The staff was really friendly and the food was excelent. Our room was spacious but following a refurb suffered from loose fixtures and fittings, a bit of builder dust, mirrors...More

Thank Angela L
Response from Stephen R, General Manager at The Clarendon Royal HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and see fit to point out how friendly and service driven the team are here, as well as the excellent food. We have taken on board your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1 year later on our 1st wedding anniversary I’ve finally remembered to write a review, feeling nostalgic. My family and I had a wonderful stay here at the Clarendon Royal Hotel on the eve of my wedding. The staff were very accommodating. We hired the...More

Thank pjs32018
Response from Stephen R, General Manager at The Clarendon Royal HotelResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we're glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to serving you again in future.

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Donnahope939
13 September 2017|
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Response from Tricia D D | Reviewed this property |
The tilbury ferry crossing is 5 minute walk from the hotel.
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Mel H
18 February 2015|
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Response from ClarendonRoyal | Property representative |
Good Morning Thank you for your interest in The Clarendon Royal Hotel The hotel is a five minute walk from the town centre, which has a few pubs and restaurants
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dave s
4 February 2015|
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Response from ClarendonRoyal | Property representative |
HI, If you wish to get in touch with us you can find the email address on the about us part of our facebook page. Thanks.
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Room Tips
"We were in the Thames Suite with a view across the River Thames"
angelalD953CM
4 weeks ago
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"Request a river view. Sadly the view is still awful, because it's Gravesend, but you would get a better..."
Vacoom
2 Oct 2018
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"The suites offer fkexibity......the front rooms overlook the Thames"
kct33
28 Sep 2018
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"Ask for a river view"
Y483HNmiked
27 Jun 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$93 - US$118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandGravesend
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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