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The Clarence

4.0 of 5
6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Indiana, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our go to place when visiting Dublin and it's surroundings! We have stayed at The Clarence on our last six or seven trips to Ireland and it's always consistent. The location is great and within walking distance to most attractions. The staff is fantastic and the boutique hotel is immaculate! It feels like we stay with friends!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Clarence a long time ago, and decided to revisit while in Ireland for a family wedding. The welcome by the reception staff was as good as we remembered and nothing was too much trouble, so it was a bit of a disappointment to get to our room and find it really tired and in need of... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your feedback about the staff, breakfast and the room decor. I have passed your kind words about the team here on to them. It's a pity to read that as a return guest this stay was less positive than your previous one and we take all your comments on board. We hope that this doesn't... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good quality hotel, with wonderfully substantial modern wooden furniture and fittings thoughout. The cuisine is good. The one downside is that it is very noisy in the vening, as it is right in the heart of the Temple Bar night life area. It is significant that the hotel provides ear plugs in the bedrooms!

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Steve, thanks for the review based on your recent stay. It's a pity that you experienced external noise but your otherwise positive comments are very much appreciated. More 

Dendermonde, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we stayed at The Clarence, and just as the first time we found everything in order. We had a good room and although near to Temple Bar, we did not hear the noise when the windows were closed. The staff is ever friendly and even remembered us! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and if... More 

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Nicole, thanks for staying with us again and for such a nice review afterwards. It's always a pleasure to welcome guests back for a return visit and we hope you'll be back again in the not too distant future. More 

Toronto, Ontario
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Clarence for several days recently. The room was generous as was the bath, well appointed and comfortable. I was on the river side and it was extremely quiet. The staff facilitated my stay. Enjoyed the lounge and fireplace for tea. Breakfast was excellent.

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Thanks for your review and recent stay at The Clarence. It's always a pleasure to receive 5* reviews and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again on any future visit to Dublin. More 

Barrow upon Humber, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the penthouse. No noise from the busy Temple Bar area. Staff were really good as was the breakfast. Probably the best value penthouse available in Dublin. Many thanks to all the staff and we will see you again soon.

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Simon, thanks for your review. It was our pleasure taking care of you and your family on this recent stay and we look forward to any future stay you may have with us. More 

Lyon, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights there, it's a real nice hotel. People is very kind. Breakfast is very good with a large choice. We also had a dinner there + a drink at the bar, very nice too. Meal was delicious! Better to make a reservation before :) Large bedroom with lots of space! (room 215)

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Marion, thanks for your recent stay and review of The Clarence. We look forward to you and the rest of your group returning to us in the near future. More 

Grand Haven, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 22 yr old daughter and I stayed here on the final two days of our fourteen day tour or Ireland. We choose the hotel based on it's location to the sights and the bus drop off at the city center. Our room was spacious and spotlessly clean with beautiful wood working all throughout. Our stay included a Friday and... More 

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It's a pity to read that your stay with us at The Clarence was impacted upon so much by the noise from the neighbouring bar. I recall it was a particularly busy weekend and that the only other available rooms were also facing towards the noise. Your understanding of the situation was and is very much appreciated and we hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Clarence for two nights on business. Had a room to the rear which was very well sized, (huge bed!), and exceptionally clean and modern. Room had many good features such as hair dryer, alarm clock, and even a set of earplugs (since the hotel is located close to some bars). Earplugs not required as slept very well... More 

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Thanks for your review, Josh. It's good to read that the earplugs weren't necessary and we hope that when you visit Dublin again for business or leisure that we'll have the pleasure of you staying with us again on that occasion. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hotel, fantastic staff, great ambience, would not hesitate to recommend this great hotel. Right in the heart of the city surrounded by great bars and restaurants. Nice bar in the hotel and quiet lounge area.

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Thanks for posting a review, and calling us an outstanding hotel. We're delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to you visiting us again where we hope you have just as good an experience! More 

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