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The Clarence

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived 10.30pm and struggled with suitcases through the door. Nobody to help! After that the reception staff were very friendly & helpful. The room was clean but neither the basin nor the bath plugs worked! Wi-fi was extremely patchy and annoying. The area was pretty noisy too but we were there over a weekend.The very nice receptionist promised to... More

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Carrickmacross, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in the hotel on a Saturday night with my sister as we were going to "The Script" concert at Dublin Castle, located about a 4 minute walk from the hotel. All staff I came into contact with were very friendly and courteous, greeting us and wishing us a good day/evening when we entered/exited the hotel. We requested a... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for you review of The Clarence following your stay with us last weekend. I'm delighted to read that every member of staff you came into contact with was friendly and courteous. Unfortunately your request for a river view room could not be fulfilled as this specific room type was fully booked through the weekend and complimentary upgrades were not... More

Dendermonde, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we decided we wanted to visit Dublin in Ireland, we just looked for hotels that match our demands. Which are: good and clean rooms with either seperate single bed or one kingsize one, a bathroom where you don't find anything distasting, and a good choice in breakfast. That of course next to polite service and the possibility to have... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Nicole, thanks for posting your kind review having stayed with us in August. Your compliments regarding front of house and bar staff have been passed on to the teams in these areas and they were delighted to hear your positive words. It's great to know that we were able to fulfill your checklist of what you look for in a... More

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I found the hotel very clean and comfortable, the bedroom was a good size and had views over the river. The reception and bar areas were well designed, comfortable and understated. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was delicious. I would definitely stay there again

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for such a positive review James. It's always a pleasure to read reviews like this and especially when the friendliness of the staff is pointed out as one of the highlights. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Dublin. More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good standard, horribly expensive breakfast -almost 25 euros (but tasty and large portion size). Next stay I will eat breakfast at a café in temple bar for 1/4 price. Not far from city Centre, and located away from temple bar, so much more quiet. I was not disturbed by any noice. Very very small fridge in room.

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Samantha, thanks for posting your review of The Clarence having stayed with us in February. It's a great to read that you enjoyed the standard of the hotel as well as the location. It's also good to read that you intend on staying with again, which we look forward to. More

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I want to give this hotel 5 stars - I really do. The service is fantastic and the location can't be beat. The rooms are European sized, but completely fine for two people. Everything is exceptionally clean - from the front entrance to the guest rooms. What killed me was the room temperature - it was ungodly hot in our... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Abby, Thanks for your review of The Clarence. It's great to read you enjoyed so much about the hotel and the service of the team here and that your friends in the other room had no issues. It is a pity that you found your room to be too warm and that the fan did not assist very much. We... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was purchased and refurbished to its former glory by a couple of the members of the band "U2". It has been done very well, while the entrance and reception are very understated, the rooms are quite large and done well, good well set-up bathroom, comfortable beds etc. Bars are well run, good service, reasonable prices. A lot of... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Andrew, thanks for your 4* review of The Clarence. It's a pleasure to read you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found everything from reception through to the bar and bedrooms worthy of positive comment. We'd be delighted to welcome you back to The Clarence if you choose to visit Dublin again. More

Amman, Jordan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last year on business. Rooms were decent sized and had all you need. Bar quirky as in the round and restaurant interesting and pretty funky. Had a room on the 4th floor which overlooked the terrace to a bar and despite it being open till 5 managed to sleep pretty peacefully and not too much noise intrusion. Food... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of The Clarence having styed with us in November last year. It's good to read that both the location and the facilities in the hotel suited your needs and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Clarence on any future visit to Dublin. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of guys for a long weekend in Dublin, the Hotel itself is very central to Dublin with all of the various amenities/tourist spots close by. We stayed in the Penthouse which was very nice and arranged over 2 floors complete with kitchen and roof terrace with good views over the city and river. The rooms were... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review The Clarence having stayed with us in June. It's a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay here and were able to make the most of the penthouse. Your kind compliments regarding our team here and the service you received from them. We look forward to any future visit you might make... More

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to stop over for a night on our way from Nenagh to the airport, as soon as we arrived the concierge took our bags and then we got checked in and the two concierges took us to our room and made sure that we were shown every thing and how to work the tv etc. Our stay although... More

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RShanley2013, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to look after you during your stay with us last month and thanks for posting your positive review. It's a pleasure to know that the service you experienced made your visit memorable enough that you will return to us for more than one night in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back whenever you... More

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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*
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