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The Clarence

6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brentwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed here as I am a huge U2 fan and came to Dublin solely to do the whole self guided U2 tour, which was a dream. Staff were lovely, hotel was beautiful and room was clean and comfortable. To be honest though, I probably would have been happy in a box under the bridge if it was owned by Bono.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Clarence is super-stylish, central, the staff are friendly and helpful and the facilities are second to none. HOWEVER - if you're staying here, be sure to acquaint yourself with the surrounding bars (The Liqueur Room, The Workman and some Texan joint), as you'll be listening to them until 2am. Our room backed into the smoking area of what we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Clarence for a full week while in Dublin. The entire experience was fantastic, from the booking through checking out at the end of our stay. We arrived before we could check in to our room, but the concierge held our bags and delivered them to our room for us before we returned later in the afternoon.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing time in Dublin, The Clarence is superb, the staff are friendly and polite. They make you feel very welcome from the moment you step in the door. The rooms at the Clarence are comfortable and exceptionally tidy and clean. The Cleaners are immaculate and everything is exactly how you would expect it to be. I stopped in one of... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review after your recent stay. I have passed on your compliments and thanks to the team here and it really was our pleasure taking care of you during your stay. It's great to read that you would hope to stay with us again and we look forward to your return visit More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Owned by Bono/The Edge of U2 fame. This is a very smart hotel in a great location fronting the River Liffey and close to the Temple Bar entertainment district. We enjoyed a Guinness in the wood panelled Octagon Bar.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review following your recent visit to The Clarence. We're delighted to read you enjoyed the Guinness in The Octagon and hope you get to experience even more of the hotel when you're next in Dublin. More 

Sharon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, really nice rooms and an excellent staff. Excellent location and nice entry out the back door into the Temple Bar section of Dublin. I'd stay again and would recommend it to anyone I know

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Sharon, Thanks for your review. We're delighted you enjoyed your time here and we look forward to welcoming you back again. More 

Plano, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very excited about staying here due to the Bono/U2 connection and the hotel's location in the Temple Bar District. It was the last night of our stay in Ireland, and it was a nicely appointed hotel, with spacious comfortable room and king sized bed with AC in a bustling area. It had some minor maintenance items (wooden toilet... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent stay at The Clarence and for taking the time to post your review. The positive points you make in the review are appreciated. I take on board the other points you raise and such maintenance issues are tended to on a daily basis once they have been noted. We offer the option of booking at a... More 

dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed with my sister's for Sunday night last weekend. Very welcoming. Lovely room,very comfortable bed and well appointed bathroom. Very friendly staff. Wonderful breakfast. However returned to hotel at 11:20 and bar closed. Only option was a room with fire gone out and devoid of atmosphere.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for your review following your Sunday night stay with us. Your kind words are appreciated and your compliments regarding the staff here have been passed on to them. I'm surprised to hear the bar was closed at that time. I will look into the matter as it ought to have been be open and I hope this small incident... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I do love staying at the Clarence! We stayed there last September and had a great time. This time, because we were only staying for a short break, hubby wanted a room with a river view - and boy, did we get a view! A fourth floor suite with the most stunning view of the Liffey. Fantastic! We took lots... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Jacky, reading your review is a wonderful start to a Monday morning for myself and the team here. I'm delighted to read you had such an enjoyable stay. Thank you so much for the compliments about the staff here at The Clarence and we very much look forward to the next time you come to stay with us. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, ideal location. Staff and facilities superb. Special thank you to Jacob for his kindness and super smile which greeted us each evening. Also a special thank you to Dylan for his superb cocktails and his friendliness during our stay. The room was delightful with views over the Liffey. The reception staff too need a mention, nothing was too... More 

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Mary, thanks for you lovely review which I will be sure to pass on to all the staff here at The Clarence. We're delighted you enjoyed yourself in Dublin and we also look forward to your return visit. More 

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