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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Clarence is a comfortable hotel with excellent service in all areas. They responded quickly to questions and went out of their way to help if we needed something. Perfect location to get anywhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently vacationed to Dublin and stayed at The Clarence. This was our first ever trip to Dublin and wanted to be centrally located. Success! The Clarence is just about within 20 minutes walking from almost any major attraction. Wonderful location! The hotel itself is very clean and well kept. I felt very welcomed when we first... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Christopher, thanks for your lovely 5* review following your stay with us in May. From reading it, it certainly sounds like you and your wife had the welcoming and comfortable experience we aim for here at The Clarence, and it's good to know that any noise from the Temple Bar area didn't impact on your enjoyment. Reading words like "wonderful"... More 

Mannum, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 5 nights recently. Location was good for everywhere you need to go in Dublin, right next to Temple Bar. We had a riverview room and it was great to see all the activity below and across the river. The glazing on the windows was excellent in shutting out the traffic noise. Very comfortable bed. Only negative would... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing The Clarence when you recently stayed in Dublin. I'm happy to read you enjoyed your river view room, and that hotel location suited your needs for this visit. It's a pity to read the one negative aspect and I hope it didn't impact too much on your Saturday night . More 

London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I treated my husband to a trip to Dublin for his birthday. Never having stayed in a hotel (only a hostel once) I was apprehensive about booking a hotel I had no idea about but I couldn't of asked for more. We arrived early morning & even though the room was not ready they looked after our bags & allowed... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Clare, thanks for taking the time to review The Clarence and it's great to read you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us in March. I'm delighted we were able to upgrade you on this special occasion and your many compliments on the hotel are greatly appreciated. We hope you'll have the opportunity to revisit us for anoither special... More 

Argentiere, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The riverside location in Temple Bar was a great place for a family stay in Dublin. We could easily walk to all major attractions and enjoy the vibrant energy of the local neighborhood. It is close to many good restaurants, fun bars, live music and the major attractions. The Clarnce is well appointed and offers traditional charm without any sense... More 

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Thanks for taking the time to review The Clarence following your recent family stay with us. It sounds like you enjoyed your time here in Dublin and I'm happy that the hotel and the team here were able to contribute to that. More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

what a splendid hotel in such a great location. the staff were so helpful and couldnt do enough. we enjoyed a great nights sleep..although the music from Temple Bar was going on all night it never spoiled the moment. would definately re book next time we go over the water and we will be soon i hope.

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Thanks you for your 5* start review of The Clarence following you June break in Dublin. I'm glad to read that the staff were helpful during your stay and that you enjoyed a great nights sleep. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Dublin which we also hope will be soon. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is amazing. The rooms are huge and really clean. The beds are really comfortable and the linen is crisp white and spotlessly clean. The bathroom is clean and spacious and well designed. The location is perfect as this hotel is a 5 minute walk to the Temple Bar and O'Connell Street which is the main street in Dublin.... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Heather, thanks for such a great review. Your kind words about the team here have been passed on to them. I'm happy to read all the positive comments you make about the hotel itself also and we hope to see you in The Clarence again next time you're here in Dublin. More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a weekend with my husband at The Clarence and it was faultless...we chose this hotel for its location within the lively Temple Bar area of Dublin, and it was perfect...the room was very clean with minimal decor which we like, crisp white cotton bed linen and lots of lovely wood furniture..we didn't have breakfast but dined at the fantastic... More 

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Jane, I'm delighted to read you and your husband enjoyed your weekend stay at The Clarence. It's always a pleasure to see words like "perfect" in a review and we're glad that was your experience. We hope you get the chance to stay here again and who knows who you may see then! More 

carb-lover
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it - we arrived early and shaken from first time driving on left. They valet the car and let us get in early to the room. Made some great suggestions on sightseeing. Our room was 2nd floor on the alley, I was concerned bc it was hot and no AC but they gave us a fan and opened... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

What a wonderful review to read. Thanks for taking the time to post if after your stay with us at The Clarence. It's a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your time with us and your compliments on so many aspects of the hotel are greatly appreciated. We look forward to your next stay with us. More 

Cardiff
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a short mid week break to Dublin. Amazing location, right in the middle of the action, and easy to find (right on the Liffey). Super friendly staff - nothing was too much trouble. Our room was lovely - clean and wonderfully cool. Bar was good (but a little quiet), serving a wicked G & T. Understated hotel, that... More 

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Thanks for choosing The Clarence for your recent mid week break in Dublin. It sounds like you enjoyed your time with us. I'm glad to read you found the staff here to be friendly. We hope that if you visit Dublin again, you'll choose to stay here on that occasion too! More 

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