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The Clarence

4.0 of 5 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great style, nice rooms, Great location, great service, nice bar, great value for the price ;) the receptionist advised on two restaurants, the experience was simply great! Hope to stay longer next time...

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would say the staff is very friendly, the superior rooms are big,with good and beautiful furniture. There is a lounge with a fireplace, the study room. The back of the hotel is on Temple Bar so it is noisy at night, but I use wax plugs and everything is fine. Dublin is a beautiful city where you can visit... More 

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belfast
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

another great stay at my favourite spot in DublIn great people and we were well looked after our whole stay Understated charm with nothing too much trouble Food in restaurant pleased my wife with a super taster menu

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having stayed in The Clarence several times my partner and I decided to return for some relaxation and shopping in Dublin. A couple of days before arriving I realised I had forgotten to book parking, an e-mail to the hotel and this was sorted with a minimum of fuss. The parking service at The Clarence is extremely convenient and good... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are mainly concerned with location & service, then this is a good choice! But definitely lacking in both decor and care. I hear they did a big update in 1995, and it seems not much has changed since. The TVs in the room were small computer screen style, no movies, the duvets were very thin for winter use,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited with friends on a girly weekend, lovely hotel very friendly and went out of the way to be helpful. Mario gave us a great deal on the river suite so we all stayed together. Hotel right in the middle of the strip walk out the front door and you Are in the middle of the pubs. Walk out the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last Saturday I took my husband and mother in law for afternoon tea to the Clarence. I had booked it a week before and was relieved to get a booking as I found that every other hotel I called was solidly booked out. In hindsight I now understand why I got the booking! On the day a helpful member of... More 

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RShanley2014, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Seamus, it's such a pity to read your experience of The Clarence fell far below your expectation, and this originated with being placed in The Octagon Bar as opposed to The Study due to the event taking place in that room. The intention was that you would be fully attended to by the same staff from Cleaver East as would... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading mixed reviews I did wonder what would await us when we arrived in Dublin but we found The Clarence very warm and welcoming. The rooms were nice and modern and very clean however there were 7 of us in adjoining rooms but not enough towels and cups for everyone. Not a problem, a call to reception soon sorted... More 

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RShanley2014, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review of The Clarence after your visit to us. Your compliments and positive comments about the hotel are greatly appreciated, and it's good to read the external noise was not problematic during your stay. I'm glad to know that you were quickly attended to upon the request for more towels and our accommodation team have noted... More 

Monaghan, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a night away in December.. very centrally located, once we checked in, we were greeted by a friendly face, the decor was brilliant, the rooms were fab and the beds were very comfy. We didn't eat in the hotel, we ate locally.. but overall brillant for a romantic night away and would highly recommend it!..Can't wait to go... More 

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RShanley2014, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Emma, thanks for your review following your stay with us this month. It's great to read the positive comments and to know you enjoyed yourself and will make a return visit to us. More 

galway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed one night on sat 6th of dec room 214 ,we had expected to get a good nights sleep having been to a concert in the point and a few glasses of wine, We returned to the hotel at about 12.30 going straight to our room ,as we were tired ,but not a chance of getting sleep,the music (if you... More 

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RShanley2014, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Paul, thanks for your visit to The Clarence last Saturday night. It's a pity to read you did not have the experience you expected here due to the noise from a neighbouring venue. We have taken measures to block out the noise from these venues but due to the sheer proximity of these it's not possible to eliminate all of... More 

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Additional Information about The Clarence

Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
The Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Dublin
Hotel Style:
#45 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#60 Romantic Hotel in Dublin

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