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The Clarence

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a killer time, extremely courteous staff, pretty hotel, great location, lots to do in few blocks around hotel; loved #Jameson's, #theIvy, #Brazen Head a last cocktail at the #liquorrooms in hotel. Would stay again! DC

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife took me to Dublin for my 30th birthday and we were recommended this hotel by my friend and its safe to say it was a great recommendation! As soon as we arrived, we were given a free upgrade with a river view, because of the special occasion. We were also able to check in early which was great...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a lovely Paddy's weekend with family. Best pint of Guinness in Dublin and very pleasant staff. Want to say thanks to a bar Manager Lorcan who treat us special and looked after us all our weekend. Had a great time will definitely come back next year☘️

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Basel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked several rooms for a family reunion. The rooms were comfortable and lovely. We received unexpected upgrades for two of our rooms. Personnel were super. Hotel was a clean, classic design. Other reviewers said fittings were old. But they can be when they are made of quality material!! Solid wood, solid fixtures. I will always recommend this hotel to...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

We're delighted to read you chose to stay with us for your family reunion. It certainly reads like you enjoyed your time here and that you would recommend us. We hope you'll return to Dublin again and consider staying with us on that occasion too.

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel was in perfect location, walking distance to everything we visited, with friendly staff willing to help and direct there was so many bars around and the hotel had different bars inside to choose from too. The room was large as was the bathroom, would defiantly go back.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words following your recent stay. It's wonderful to read you would definitely come back to The Clarence and we look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back on that occasion.

Maesteg, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say anything bad about this hotel, the location on the river front is so convenient, it's very close to theTemple Bar area which can get a little noisy in the evenings and even though our room was located to the rear of the hotel it didn't stop us sleeping. The room was lovely, it was spotlessly clean, it...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comprehensive review of The Clarence following your recent stay. It certainly seems like you had the kind of experience we would hope for all our guests to have. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again in the future for an even more pleasurable...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel was quite nice. It was clean. Staff were very friendly. The bathroom was pretty bad though. The bath was badly stained and the grout on the tiles had gone black. The tiles were mismatched. The bath didn't drain properly. There was a mixer tap and a shower head. The water from the shower head was cold while the...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Clarence and while your kind comments are appreciated it's also a pity to read you did not enjoy some aspects such as the bathroom. This feedback has been noted and will be investigated in order to hopefully improve the experience for future guests. Despite this we hope you'll...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel in a great location. The restaurant is first class and would recommend it, especially the taster option on the dinner menu. One of the best breakfasts I have had in ireland. We have had a river view and a balcony room in the past it might have to be the top floor next... We will certainly be looking...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It's great to read your many kind words and that you enjoyed your stay in one of our balcony rooms. We hope your next visit to The Clarence will be soon!

Ossett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Clarence is in a fantastic location right in the heart of Temple Bar close to restaurants, bars and main attraction. However, the location is very noisy and I would suggest you ask for a quieter room facing the river for a peaceful nights sleep. The rooms are well equipped and comfortable. Check in and out was easy and staff...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It's a pleasure to read that you would recommend The Clarence and that you enjoyed the polite professionalism of the team here. We hope to see you back again soon.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Hotel in a Great location right in the heart of Dublin. Rooms good, bar good, staff helpful and friendly. Out of the front door and your next to the river, back door straight on to Temple bar! what more could you need.

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We're delighted to read you had a great weekend stay at The Clarence and that you enjoyed the friendly helpful staff. We hope you have the opportunity to return for another visit some weekend soon.

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarence boasts fifty bedrooms and suites, along with our world famous Penthouse Suite. Our rooms range from Classic through Deluxe and on to our River View and Garden Terrace Suites. Our furnishings are simple: classic Shaker oak, beds dressed in cool white linen, sitting elegantly in contrast to a palate of vibrant cardinal colours, rich drapes and luxe carpets. We aim to provide all the simple needs of our guests and we offer 'round the clock room service and all rooms have complimentary WiFi as standard. Our city centre location means car space is at a premium, but we do have a small underground car park that can be reserved for a small nightly supplement. It is also worth noting that our location does mean that the area can be lively at night, especially at the weekends and while we have taken every effort to reduce noise, it is not possible to block it all out. Please do consider this before booking. Within the hotel complex there are many drinking and dining experiences, from the chilled out bliss of The Study to the super stylish Octagon Bar, the perfect spot for an afternoon cocktail or a laid back nightcap. We also have Michelin star chef Oliver Dunne's Cleaver East restaurant within our walls and we are very proud that Oliver and his team provide all catering at the hotel, so whether it's a late night bite in your room or a Full Irish breakfast the next morning, you know your food will be of the highest standard, made from the freshest produce, closely cared for by Michelin starred hands. In the bowels of our building you will find the luxurious cocktail and food bar The Liquor Rooms, home to Dublin's arts set and the first ROI bar ever to be nominated in the prestigious Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. On our first floor, overlooking the River Liffey lies The Cleaver East Suite at The Clarence, which can be reserved for special occasions, from large weddings to intimate business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarence

Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $141 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Clarence Hotel Dublin
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#32 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“Great room, large windows, lots of action on temple bar :) bathroom needs courtesy robes, should be prerequisite for chilly Irish tiles:)”
 of 5 bubbles 392darcyc, yesterday | Read review
“Central location, rooms to the front of the hotel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 86janek, 1 week ago | Read review
“Nothing to say apart from perfect ! ”
 of 5 bubbles newxes, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“room for one person”
 of 5 bubbles brigitte378, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Higher up the better to avoid the Temple Bar late night noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 891PeterR, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
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