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Glasgow, Scotland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time at The Clarence, it was situated in a brilliant position in Temple Bar and was 5 /10 minutes walk to all the main areas. Even though we were directly above a bar it was not intrusive as the windows are well glazed. The room was nice, shower was great apart from the sticky shower curtain!...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a Vicar Street concert, needed a quality overnight base before returning to the UK. The Clarence fitted the bill perfectly being on the banks of the Liffy near halfpenny bridge and a rear door straight into Temple Bar. The decor is classic with hints of Art Deco and lots of fine wood features. Service was excellent although not rushed,...

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Niton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous hotel, bar and food are great, the rooms are immaculate and cosy, the beds are superb the best I've ever slept in and the pillows are feather but what really makes this hotel stand out is the staff, nothing is too much trouble they always have a smile for you and make time for you. The Clarence...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is truly an experience. A great hotel on a great location with friendly staff. Beautiful rooms (free upgrade to Garden Terrace), and an amazing breakfast with possibly the best Eggs Benedict I ever had. View from the room and terrace was amazing. Definitely a place to go!!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 16 staying one night only! We had a blast. The Clarence is in the perfect location. The staff are great. Cleaver East for breakfast was amazing. I couldn't recommend The Clarence more highly.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your recent stay at The Clarence. We enjoyed every moment of having your group stay with us and hope that when you're all considering a night away again that you'll come back to see us.

Nashua
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful old-time feel hotel. Has a back door that delivers you straight into the Temple Bar District. You're exactly where you want to be for a fun night, and you feel safe (solo female traveller here) knowing that there's a guard at that door all night.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It sounds like our location was perfect for your recent visit to Dublin and we enjoyed having you stay with us. We hope it won't be too long before you're back with us again.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming staff, beautifully clean, great location. Fab breakfast, good club underneath with amazing 90s soul music, good atmosphere, and very comfortable. Great for couples / singles / friends - and you can stumble home without taxis!

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to make sure you enjoyed your recent visit to The Clarence and we hope you'll come back for another equally enjoyable stay in the near future.

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 2 day break was a gift for my sister and she had an amazing time. She said the staff were really helpful and friendly and she loved the hotel. She already wants to come back for a second visit and i may join her next time. Thankyou for helping to make my sisters birthday so special.. will definitely be...

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Thanks for reviewing the Clarence based on your sisters feedback about her recent stay for her birthday. We hope you can join her on the next visit and we look forward to making sure you both enjoy your visit.

Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on business with two others who were visiting Dublin for the first time..was unsure of what to expect in terms of location,hotel type and the general area. no worries location was excellent on the Quays close to the famous o'connell st. and right in the entertainment area of temple bar. check in went smoothly,staff were extremely helpful and courteous.rooms were...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review of The Clarence and it's great to read that you enjoyed the service of the staff here during your time here. It's always good to know a first time guest would return and we hope to see you back soon.

County Clare, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very relaxing stay. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. The suite was spotless.The selection of eateries is very good and a good variation of food. Great location. Would stay here again.

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Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Clarence. It's always a pleasure to read such positive reviews about the hotel itself and the team here. We look forward to your next visit.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarence boasts fifty bedrooms and suites, along with our world famous Penthouse Suite. Our rooms range from Classic through Deluxe and on to our River View and Garden Terrace Suites. Our furnishings are simple: classic Shaker oak, beds dressed in cool white linen, sitting elegantly in contrast to a palate of vibrant cardinal colours, rich drapes and luxe carpets. We aim to provide all the simple needs of our guests and we offer 'round the clock room service and all rooms have complimentary WiFi as standard. Our city centre location means car space is at a premium, but we do have a small underground car park that can be reserved for a small nightly supplement. It is also worth noting that our location does mean that the area can be lively at night, especially at the weekends and while we have taken every effort to reduce noise, it is not possible to block it all out. Please do consider this before booking. Within the hotel complex there are many drinking and dining experiences, from the chilled out bliss of The Study to the super stylish Octagon Bar, the perfect spot for an afternoon cocktail or a laid back nightcap. We also have Michelin star chef Oliver Dunne's Cleaver East restaurant within our walls and we are very proud that Oliver and his team provide all catering at the hotel, so whether it's a late night bite in your room or a Full Irish breakfast the next morning, you know your food will be of the highest standard, made from the freshest produce, closely cared for by Michelin starred hands. In the bowels of our building you will find the luxurious cocktail and food bar The Liquor Rooms, home to Dublin's arts set and the first ROI bar ever to be nominated in the prestigious Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. On our first floor, overlooking the River Liffey lies The Cleaver East Suite at The Clarence, which can be reserved for special occasions, from large weddings to intimate business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarence

Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 8,839 - ₹ 24,099 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Dublin
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#30 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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