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Clare House

167 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9SJ, England
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Tewkesbury, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't actually stay there had to cancel a booking made through booking.com, and despite their website saying free cancellation, the hotel charged me £20 and the receptionist was very rude when I queried it. So just beware.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

we choose Clare House as a stop on our journey from continent to Scotland. It is conveniently located near the town centre and rather cheap (all the Travelodges and Premier Inns in the area were much more expensive for this particular date). Upon arrival we discovered why it was cheaper... first of all the place advertises itself as having free... More 

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Province of Pisa, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

It is a nice structure with a small car park in front of it. The owner welcomes you very nicely and she can give you informations about any event in Dover. The room was ok. Personally, I didn't like that there wasn't light enough in the bathroom and that the bed had a strong smell of something like deodorant for... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Landlady is very friendly, and welcoming,and did have breakfast available dead on 7am (coffee & toast) But thats as far as the compliments go. The room # 6 is in urgent need of a refurbishment. The curtain was hanging off the track, the carpet was pretty discusting, there was hardly enough water pressure in the shower & the towels... More 

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Thank steven t
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely stay at Clare house; Very happy and friendly staff, clean and cosy establishment. Delicious breakfast served with a smile. Would come back again and again. Very unfair negative reviews, If you are wanting 5 star fancy accommodation pay for it! This guest house is full of character and had everything me and my wife needed for... More 

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Thank Jamesfarrell1985
Cheshire
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I recently stayed in this B&B As I was visiting friends the only time I was really needing the room was late evenings to sleep. I checked in around 8pm, left my bags in the room and was out again until about 11:30pm. After I was settled in the room I noticed one tap was running. I tried to turn... More 

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Thank JenniBo
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26 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

One of the worst hotels I have stayed in, and the only time I have given a negative review in my life. The only positive was that the lady that met us on arrival was lovely. We had a 5 hour drive to Dover, we just wanted a shower and some sleep before the ferry and a 7 hour drive... More 

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Thank mikeyfowler
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Electrics haven't been checked, plug socket was buzzing, TV didn't work, shower not private. Bed way too hard. Window didn't close properly exposing us to traffic and wino noise. Generally shabby and tired looking. Just lucky it was cheap. How it's down as 3 star on booking.com is beyond me.

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1 Thank Hammers666
Wrexham County, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It was clean and comfortable without unnesary frills. The breakfast was wellcomed and very good. The hotel is a short way from the port which is good. Restoraunts, shops and entertament is available, the history of Dover and and a visit to the "White Cliffs of Dover "

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

The room was very uncomfortable, bed was terrible. The shower was more of a trickle rather than a shower, really disappointing given the positive reviews I had read previously. We stayed on the top floor, maybe other rooms are better but I would seriously consider staying in my car overnight at the ferry terminal rather than staying here again.

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