This is a fairly average hotel on the promenade. We were only there one night visiting friends, so the standard of accommodation was not essential and in the depths of December one generally isn't too concerned about views. Do be warned, however. A glance at the fire escape drawings show that there are essentially three types of room: (1) Decent sized, sea view rooms; (2) Decent sized rear facing rooms; and (3) Tiny box rooms filling in the gaps with no view at all.
We were in the third type of room, and were a little bit disappointed. That said, there was nothing wrong the facilities in the room (save that all of the UHT milk packs were out of date). The fittings were relatively modern, the staff friendly and the location very central.
Very good breakfast and not unreasonably priced.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Boasting beautifully designed bedrooms, opulent furnishings and a premium location, The Claremont Hotel, is officially the highest rated hotel on the Isle of Man and both offers business and leisure visitors an unforgettable stay. Following extensive refurbishment to provide an international standard hotel, the '4 Star Gold' Claremont was also recently awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for a 3rd successive year, is a recent winner of the Isle of Man business of the year and was awarded Isle of Man Hotel of the year in 2014. With 56 lavishly furnished bedrooms including a number of 'Business Club' executive standard rooms, the hotel has stunning promenade views across the Douglas Bay and is situated at the heart of the local business and retail districts. All 'Business Club' rooms feature super king-sized beds with a Tempur (R) Mattress, Hungarian Goose Down pillows, elegant bathrobes, stylish wet room, Aveda toiletries (R), complimentary high speed wi-fi and DVD player, in addition to the work desk, iron and board, bathroom speakers, mini fridge and personal mini-safe. The Claremont also features on site one of the island's finest restaurants, 'Coast Bar and Brasserie', open all day serving an array of local produce, classic cocktails, extensive wine list, lunch, afternoon tea (pre bookable) and dinner. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Claremont Hotel Douglas
- The Claremont Hotel Isle Of Man/Douglas