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The Clarence

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are lovely cosy and secure. Location is brilliant. The bed was one of the comfiest beds I have ever lay in. The staff were so welcoming and willing to do everything they could to help, that really made myself and my partner feel welcome and comfortable, they are a credit to the hotel!

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Eilish, thanks for your 5* review of The Clarence. It's a pleasure to know you enjoyed your stay with us and that the team here helped to make it a great experience for you both. We hope you have the opportunity to come stay again in the near future. More 

Waterford, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Firstly the staff are excellent and helpful. We had a wheelchair room and superior room , the wheelchair room faced onto the nightclub smoking area, windows had to be closed due to noise , no aircon in room. No TV reception , the same crappy clock radio that didn't work 3 years ago on last stay is still in stiu,... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Jason, while I'm happy to read you found our staff excellent and helpful I am disappointed to read the less favourable parts of your review and will be looking into resolving those that are possible so that the guest will hopefully enjoy any future stay. More 

Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was fantastic! Very friendly staff, beautiful room, superb bed quality, nice river view (if you are lucky to have a room with river view), nice bar and nice restaurant. I plan to stay there again next time I will be in Dublin.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Roland, thanks for your kind review following your recent stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Dublin More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

What a fabulous City . The hotel too. Central and very clean . Not over priced and definitely welcomes you! Staff professional and extremely helpful . In general a great venue. The lobby with its attentive host and very nice scones too , try them if you go. The rooms are spacious , clean and very comfortable bed too .... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Mr Yeomans, thank you very much for taking the time to review The Clarence following your stay here on the recommendation of colleagues. Your compliments on the hotel itself and the team here are very welcome and we're delighted you had such an enjoyable stay. It's great to read you would definitely stay with us again and we hope that... More 

Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We were a bit apprehensive about staying in this hotel at the weekend due to all the previous comments about the noise at night. Fears were unfounded as we had a lovely quiet room at the front of the hotel. Even with the window open the outside noise was not an issue. On arrival the customer service and check in... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post your review of The Clarence following your stay with us this month. I't's a pleasure to read you enjoyed your weekend stay and that the hotel, the team here and the location were all to your liking. We hope you choose The Clarence again for any future visits to Dublin. More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Stayed at the hotel with 14 customers in June 2015, the hotel and hotel service was excellent, rooms very clean as was the hotel, bar service was excellent and breakfast was very nice. We also used the restaurant on the evening, we found it hard to understand the waiter, the waiter then told us we couldn't have our steak cooked... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Leigh, thanks for taking the time to review The Clarence following your recent stay with us. Your kind comments about the hotel and the team are a pleasure to read. It's a pity to read that you did not enjoy the restaurant experience to the same extend and I have passed your comments on to the management of that franchise. More 

Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We spent three nights at The Clarence and were delighted with the location and our accommodations. We arrived around 5 AM due to an early flight, and the staff couldn't have been nicer, giving us tea and helping us plan our morning until our room was ready. In fact, all the staff from the desk to our housekeepers were helpful,... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post such a nice review following your stay with us in May. It's always a pleasure to read a guest had an enjoyable experience when staying here and your kind words about the entire team at The Clarence are greatly appreciated. We hope you'll choose us again on any future visit to Dublin. More 

Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I found the woodwork and the simplicity of the decor at The Clarence to be lovely. Our room was very large. The furniture had clean lines and was made of oak, chairs upholstered in leather. I would not have thought purple carpeting but it was perfect with the cream-colored walls. Plenty of room to unpack and store clothing in closets... More 

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Thank Beth T
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Beth, thanks for your wonderful review of The Clarence. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your stay and that the room really suited your needs on this trip. That "icing on the cake" you mention certainly goes down well with many guests, and it was our pleasure to take care of you during your recent stay. More 

Gorey, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very stylish, masculine hotel in a great location. Our room was spacious and spotless, if a little lacking in ambience. the foyer and bar were also a bit disappointing and lacking in atmosphere but the staff were uniformly good and the breakfast superb. cleaver East restaurant on the premises was excellent. surprisingly quiet and understated all round

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Thank Jan D
PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Jan, thanks for taking the time to review The Clarence. It's a shame you found the atmosphere to be a little lacking but I'm happy to read you enjoyed many other aspects of your stay and we hope to see you back in The Clarence again in the near future. More 

Marlow, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We booked The Clarence for a weekend stay for Six Nations Rugby on a friends recommendation. We treated ourselves to a Junior Suite overlooking the Liffey and it was excellent, the Restaurant was very good with friendly Service and good value. We had the 'Tasting Menu' on the first night, and they happily catered for the people with Nut and... More 

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Rob, thanks for your review following your stay with us during this year's Six Nations, and we hope to see you back in 2016 for the next one! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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: $144 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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#27 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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