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The Clarence

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Reviewed 4 September 2015

If you want a quiet spot, this may not be for you. It's really IN temple bar so most nights there will be plenty of people walking the streets at all hours, but if you want to be close to the action this is it. The hotel itself is quite simple and beautiful, clean and well managed. The room amenities...

Thank bgdave
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 4 September 2015

A former monastery, the build has charm, spacious rooms (balcony worth the €), and excellent restaurant. Within walking distance of most Dublin attractions. Amongst the best front desk/concierge staff ever.

Thank Chrisonthego713
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a lovely hotel and I appreciated being upgraded to a high level room with a balcony. Great for smokers. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I asked for some extra amenities and promptly received them. I stayed mid-week and was fortunate to avoid the noise of the bars. Unfortunately, during the first night, I was woken up...

Thank marfan m
Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

A superb hotel in the centre of Dublin within walking distance of all major 'must see' locations. I cannot praise the staff enough - they were welcoming, polite, friendly and really helpful. The room was spotless and very comfortable with what has to be the best bed I have ever had the pleasure of sleeping in. Would not hesitate to...

Thank millie_pearson
Reviewed 2 September 2015

everything was good here from bed to cleanliness to great location. Staff was friendly and helpful. Only problem was our AC didn't work and street was too noisy for open windows but staff brought a fan and we slept well. I would stay here again

Thank Ambersandager
Hordaland, Norway
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Down town Dublin, front line of Temple Bar. The breakfast itself, was worth the trip. I will be back here soon for sure, Dublin and The Clarence was fantastic! Serviceminded people everywhere, from taxi to check out. You need approx a four night stay, to visit all the best pubs. I got the list of the genuine ones :)

Thank clarence k
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Good location close to everything in Dublin city center. The only negative is, if you get a room from the Temple bar side, the noice coming from streets. Good spacious room even for two persons. Clean room, corridors a bit outdated and smelly.

Thank Mari O
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Location, location, location - couldn't be better!! Together with warm, friendly and caring staff - this is is a great place for a Dublin city break. It was always a pleasure to walk into the hotel lobby and despite a few minor issues, I give this hotel a great rating. Special thanks to Donna who took care of our group...

Thank RenaA
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

On a positive note the bed was very comfortable. Many negatives; no robes & our room was externally overlooked. Insufficient toiletries, tea & biscuits. No ironing facilities in the room. Poor level of service in the bar & insufficient stock of champagne only the most expensive available. The waiter poorly trained didn't seem to know how to serve wine

Thank michelle_m_ham
Santa Barbara, CA
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

The staff here was great. They were friendly and helpful. But there was no solution to the problem of late night noise. The rooms looked great and the bed was fine. But Dublin is a late night city and the hotel is right in the thick of things. We had two rooms that faced different streets and neither of them...

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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 

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Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 7,917 - ₹ 30,304 (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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#29 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles 759kerryf, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“4th floor room was excellent. ”
 of 5 bubbles janelL9518MU, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room...mine overlooked an outside bar & it was VERY noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 521lynned, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in a two room suite which was very nice. Too much wood everywhere and cold bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 407Steph, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room over looking the Liffey.”
 of 5 bubbles westcoastcutie, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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