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The Clarence

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#43 of 153 Hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
05/14/2017 05/15/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved staying at this hotel. Great location,staff and rooms. I would recommend this hotel to any friend who is traveling to Dublin. The only thing i would suggest is getting a room that faces the water. The restaurant next door is quit loud until about 3 am. But if you do not mind having the windows closed all the...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It's a pleasure to read you found The Clarence to be a great place and that you would happily recommend us to any friend. It's true there can be some noise nearby but I'm glad to read it did not impact very much on your enjoyment. We hope the location, staff and enjoyment of your room will encourage you to...

belfast
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two nights in this hotel weere superb. Rooms aand main beds were excellent as were facilities. The staff were professional, extremely friendly and helpful. They went the extra mile without ever being intrusive. Best i have seen in any hotel for a number of years. Particular reference to desk and cleaning staff. Great location and loved the river view which...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay in one of our suites here at The Clarence. We're really happy to read that going that extra mile is something that contributed to your enjoyment of your stay and it really was our pleasure to have you stay with us. We hope you'll have another opportunity to visit us again...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very impressed by the size of the rooms in the riverside junior suite. It was perfect with two young kids, with enough space for everyone to sleep peacefully. The view from our room was wonderful, and the location was good for walking to local attractions.

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It's great to know you found your recent stay in one of our riverview suites to really suit your requirements for your recent family trip and that you enjoyed the location and view. We hope you'll be back with us again in the near future,

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is located on the Liffey River. It is within walking distance to many city sites ( Temple Bar, Trinity College, Guiness Storehouse, among many others.) we had a river view room. The room was clean and spacious. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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It was our pleasure to provide friendly helpful service during your time here at The Clarence and we're glad to read you enjoyed the Riverview room. We hope to see you back at The Clarence again soon.

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tasteful, understated luxury combined with very helpful, friendly staff - excellent meal at Cleaver East. The hotel is in the heart of lively Temple Bar but the hotel itself is an oasis of quiet . Recommended.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Many thanks for your recommendation following you recent stay here at The Clarence. We're happy to read you found the team here to be friendly and helpful and we look forward to see you back again.

Toppenstedt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our second Honeymoon there! The best idea we had ! Wonderful staff, wonderful room with a super view to the river. The room was very clean and you have free Wifi in the complete hotel! And 24 hours room service!!!!

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It was our pleasure to welcome you to The Clarence and thank you for choosing us for your second honeymoon. I'm delighted you describe our team and your room as wonderful, and we hope to see you back with us in the future.

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located within walking distance to many of the sights. Staff friendly and helpful. Bedrooms were large and well appointed, tea/coffee facilities, toiletries; didn't notice a hairdryer in the bathroom, but then I didn't actually need one so didn't look for it, and am sure they provide one. The seating lounge was not particularly inviting - but we were there...

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It's good to know you feel you got value for money with you recent stay, enjoying the friendly helpful service of the team here at The Clarence. All rooms have hairdryers, though as you say you didn't need or look for one. We hope this is only the first of many times you'll choose to stay with us and we...

Onalaska, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What sets this place apart from the rest and earns a solid 5 stars are its location and it's people. The location is absolutely perfect as it feels like it's within a few blocks of everywhere and it has a great view of the river. The staff we met (Artur, Andre and Bart) are hands down the nicest guys you'll...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at The Clarence. The front of house team will be delighted to see such positive comments about the service you were provided with and we hope you'll be back for another equally as enjoyable stay in the future. Your comments towards the end of the review are taken...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Clarence for our weekend in Dublin. We had two deluxe King rooms and both were lovely and spacious. The staff at the front desk were outstanding, willing to help with all requests. The location is central, although in a very busy part of town. Even though our rooms faced the street in Temple Bar, we had no...

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It's always a pleasure to read that a guest would definitely stay with us again, and thanks for choosing The Clarence on this occasion. We're delighted to know the front desk team contributed to the enjoyment of your stay and we hope to see you back with us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed over night after booking last minute and this is a superb hotel, the room was lovely and the reception was super friendly and useful. Only wish i had time to enjoy the bar ! Parking isn't possible but they had a rate for parking locally.

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It's lovely to read you the friendly service of the team here at The Clarence during your recent stay and we hope that you will consider us again when you next stay in Dublin city and perhaps have an opportunity to try the Octagon Bar then.

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  • 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: $151 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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:
#31 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“a room facing the water.”
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